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‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ to be held Dec. 2 and 3

Thursday, December 1, 2016 by MARGARET FLECK in Columns

VIKING VOICES

The annual fall sports awards ceremony was held Nov. 18 to recognize all the teams and players have accomplished over the past few months. Varsity letter winners, team most valuable players and Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Scholar Athlete Nominees received their special letters, trophies and medals.

Some highlights from the fall sports season include an EPC North championship for the football team and District 11 titles for the girls cross country and volleyball teams.

Students participate in health living expo at Southern Lehigh High School

Thursday, December 1, 2016 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

HORNET HAPPENINGS

Emmaus High School’s SADD/Kid to Kid club, the advanced health class and the wellness fitness club attended a healthy living expo at Southern Lehigh High School Nov. 17. Students needed to come up with something for their “booth” that could help students be healthy, relaxed, make good choices and much more.

A computer science showcase will be held Dec. 1 immediately after parent/teacher conferences in rooms 366, 368 and 369.

Junior’s Gertrude Hawk orders will be available for pick up Dec. 5 in the auditorium lobby after school.

LOWER MACUNGIE COLUMN

Thursday, November 17, 2016 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Craft/vendor fair Nov. 19 at Lower Macungie Township Community Center

The eighth annual craft/vendor fair will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center. Over 100 crafters and vendors will be participating. Brookside Deli will offer lunch 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Lunch can be purchased 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A free shuttle from the parking lot to the door is available.

HORNET HAPPENINGS

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Simon’s ‘Memoirs’ to be presented by EHS Drama Department Nov. 3, 4 and 5

Emmaus High School Varsity football played Parkland High School Oct. 28 and won 24 to 21 in double overtime.

The drama department at EHS will present Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs” for the fall production 7 p.m. Nov. 3, 4 and 5. This comedic play is the autobiographical account of Simon’s childhood growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y., during the 1930s.

VIKING VOICES

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by MARGARET FLECK in Columns

ACCHS Viking band recognized for excellence

On Oct. 5 the Allentown Central Catholic Viking marching band participated in the First Flags competition.

Hosted by Easton Area High School, the bands were adjudicated by local high school band directors in the categories of music, marching and general effect. The Viking marching band received an overall rating of “Excellent.” An additional ‘Esprit de Corps’ award – recognizing qualities including spirit, pride and courage – also was presented to the ACCHS band.

UPPER AND LOWER MILFORD COLUMN

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by JULIA F. SWAN in Columns

Go vote!

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. In addition to the all too well-publicized race for president, there are also contests for U.S. Senate and U.S. Congress on the ballot. Plus, Upper Milford residents will vote on a referendum question asking whether they support a small increase in the earned income tax to fund the acquisition of land by the township for purposes of preservation.

MACUNGIE COLUMN

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Cast your vote on election day Nov. 8

Nov. 8 is Election Day. Don’t forget to exercise your right and responsibility to vote.

The Macungie curbside leaf collection will take place weekly during the month of November. Residents should rake their leaves to the curb by 7 a.m. Leaves can also be taken to the borough garage on South Church Street.

The Parkland Art League will hold its meeting 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main St. Internationally known artist Hong Tatt Foo will be the guest demonstrator for the meeting.