East Penn Press

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Doris A. Carraher

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former EHS secretary

Doris Adelaide (Huneke) Carraher, 83, of Emmaus, lost her battle with pancreatic cancer and died June 30, 2018, peacefully at home. She was the wife of the late Larry Carraher. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late John and Marie Huneke.

She and her husband lived in Pearl River, N.Y. until moving to Emmaus in 1975. She worked as a medical assistant and teacher’s aide in New York. She was a secretary and a middle school athletic director for the East Penn School District.

BRIEFLY

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Study shows drowsy driving crashes high

AAA

The most in-depth drowsy driving research ever conducted in the U.S. using footage of everyday drivers found that the percentage of crashes involving drowsiness is nearly eight times higher than federal estimates indicate, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

The difficulty in detecting drowsiness following a crash makes drowsy driving one of the most underreported traffic safety issues.

COLLEGE CORNER

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in

Students earn degrees

LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE

Area students are among those who received degrees in recent ceremonies including Nicholas Kochanek, of Allentown, who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and Bachelor of Music degree in music and audio and music production and graduated cum laude; Miles Weber, of Emmaus, who received a Bachelor of Arts degree in music.

Dorothy F. Kershner

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Dorothy F. (Bartlip) Kershner, 82, of Emmaus, died June 25, 2018 in Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of the late Kenneth Kershner Sr. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late LeRoy and Elsie (Snyder) Barlip.

Dorothy worked as a waitress at various restaurants and diners and owned the former Triangle Restaurant in Emmaus. She was a member of St. John’s UCC., Emmaus.

COLLEGE CORNER

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in

Students named to dean’s list

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE

Area students are among those named to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester including: Taden Gery, of Alburtis; Alexander Bushinsky, Shannon Bushinsky, Evan Dratch, Alec Francello, Ana Haddad, Benjamin Heydt, Christopher Kennington, Sandra Krissinger, Madeline LeFrock, Madeline McLinden, Megan Pacitti, Michael Palmer, Nicholas Poluch, Daniel Snyder, Thomas Wagner, Lukas Wieder, all of Allentown; Erica Haas, Vanessa Huber, Daniel Intriago, Miranda O’Donald, all of Emmaus; Sydney Beltz, Ryan Fritz, Abigail Mauro, Kristen Mikelson, all of Macungie