East Penn Press

Monday, June 25, 2018

LOWER MACUNGIE COLUMN

Thursday, June 21, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Lower Macungie Pool holds a summer kickoff party June 24

The Lower Macungie Pool is open daily noon to 8 p.m. through July 31. The pool will close 4:45 p.m. June 25 and July 2 and 12 for swim meets. For more information, check the website www.lowermac.org.

A summer kickoff party will be held 1 to 5 p.m. June 24 with Bar None Entertainment 1 to 3 p.m. and a mermaid visit 3 to 5 p.m. On July 13 there will be a disc jockey pool party with Wesley Works 5 to 7 p.m. The mermaid will be back at the pool 2 to 4 p.m. July 18.

viking voices

Thursday, June 14, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Football registration scheduled June 30 at PPL Center

The Allentown Central Catholic High School seniors celebrated their last day of school May 25, where they enjoyed breakfast, shirt signing and a water balloon fight in the school parking lot.

Baccalaureate Mass was celebrated by Bishop Alfred Schlert at St. Thomas More Church, Salisbury Township, May 31. During Mass, the distinguished alumni awards were presented. Graduation was held in Rockne Hall June 1 and featured speeches by Olivia Luchetti, valedictorian and Valerie Kline, salutatorian.

MACUNGIE COLUMN

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Lower Lehigh Lions to hold chicken barbecue June 16

The Lower Lehigh Lions will hold a chicken barbecue at the CVS parking lot in Macungie noon to 4 p.m. June 16. Wixon wet bottom shoofly pies will also be available. For tickets, call 484-431-0688.

The farmers market will be open 4 to 7 p.m. every Thursday through October except Aug. 23. The market features local family farmers providing homegrown food: fruits, vegetables, meat products, eggs, baked goods, plants and more. Parking is available at the Macungie Memorial Park lot and along North Walnut Street.

UPPER AND LOWER MILFORD TOWNSHIP COLUMN

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by JULIA F. SWAN in Columns

It’s carnival time in Lower Milford

If it’s June, it’s carnival time at the Lower Milford Fire Company on Limeport Pike. This year’s carnival will be held June 13 to 16. Grounds open nightly 6 p.m. and live music begins 7 p.m. Fireworks will be held June 15, beginning at dusk.

There will be rides, games, a silent auction, a beer pavilion and much more. For a list of the bands who will appear, details on the silent auction and other information, check out the Lower Milford Fire Company online.

HORNET HAPPENINGS

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Congratulations to cast and crew of ‘West Side Story’

Congratulations to the Emmaus High School cast and crew of “West Side Story” for receiving Freddy Awards for outstanding use of lighting and outstanding choreography and congratulations to Luke Csordas for receiving the Freddy Award for outstanding performance by a featured dancer.

Summer circulation in the library has started. Books checked out will be due back to the library Sept. 7.

The final Buzz Magazine meeting of the year will be June 6.

VIKING VOICES

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Allentown Central Catholic High School graduation June 1 in Rockne Hall

The 2018 Allentown Central Catholic High School Baccalaureate Mass will be held 7 p.m. May 31 at St. Thomas More in Allentown. Graduation will be held 7 p.m. June 1 in Rockne Hall. Admission to both events is by ticket only. See acchs.info/graduation-information for more information.

HORNET HAPPENINGS

Thursday, May 24, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Outdoor color guard seeks new members May 24

Boys soccer signups will be held after school May 22 at Emmaus High School in Cafeteria 2.

Cross country signups will be held 2:45 p.m. May 30 in Cafeteria 1.

A global citizens meeting will be held May 24. On the agenda is an ice cream party, choosing officers for next year and a recap of the year. Looking forward to seeing you there.

Come join the outdoor color guard 3 to 5 p.m. May 24 in the EHS band room. It is a place to have fun, learn a new activity, express yourself and meet new people. No experience is necessary and all are welcome.

HORNET HAPPENINGS

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Presentation for parents on vaping at Eyer Middle School May 22

The band concert was held at Emmaus High School May 1. All of the bands did an excellent job. Congratulations!

On May 2, all of the students, faculty and staff participated in a Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events drill. The purpose of this drill was different than a normal lockdown.