Students named to the Dean's list
The following students were named to the Dean's list for the spring semester: Drew Gehman, a senior majoring in communication, Victoria Hetrick, a junior majoring in accounting, Wesley Loar, a junior majoring in engineering, and Jonathan Wolf, a sophomore majoring in journalism, all of Macungie.
PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND
As part of National Preservation Month, the Emmaus Heritage Alliance hosted history and architecture activities recently at various locations throughout the borough of Emmaus.
Coopersburg Fire Co. Carnival, 13 S. Main St., Coopersburg, through June 29. Events runs 6 to 10 p.m. daily with special entertainment each night. Event benefits the Coopersburg Fire Co. For questions, call Phil at 610-282-1580.
Fifth grade students who attend Seven Generations Charter School, in Emmaus, built a colonial herb garden recently at the 1803 House as part of their history curriculum.
The 2012 tax audit was presented by Donal Renninger from the firm of Reinsel, Kuntz and Lesher with the opinion Lower Macungie Township's category is unqualified. Renninger said "this is the best statement an entity can get."
Students named to dean's list
The following students have qualified for the spring 2013 dean's list: Anna Dainauski, Christopher Uhl, Shannon Dunski, Katlyn Rossowski, Daniel Dormann, all of Allentown; and Megan Held of Emmaus.
In response to questions from the audience, Upper Milford Township supervisors at their June 20 meeting promised they'll keep pushing to complete the update of the township's emergency management plan.
"It's time that someone needs to do something about updating [the plan]," resident James Kripp told supervisors, saying he doesn't want to see the update fall by the wayside.
Resident David Lindstrom, who has been particularly vocal in urging action and volunteering to help in the wake of the lengthy power outages the past two Octobers, agreed.
The rain outdoors did not put a damper on the 29 graduates of the Lehigh Valley Christian High School during the Class of 2013 commencement ceremony held the evening of June 7 at Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church, Allentown.
The graduation began with the slow toll of a bell and the graduates proudly proceeding down the middle of the church aisle in rows of two, with men adorned in black caps and gowns and women in red.
Class President Emily Barry welcomed the graduates, staff members of LVCHS and family and friends to the graduation.
The East Penn Board of School Directors passed their final zero-increase budget June 24 for the 2013-214 fiscal year after several hours of debate.
Superintendent Thomas Seidenberger began his presentation with thanks for the many faculty involved in the budget development, saying, "Changes are not made in isolation. It is a collaborative team process. Each person charged with developing the budget does his or her own budget based on the future, not the past."
There was an air of optimism and rejuvenation at a preview for commercial realtors and others of plans to rehab the long-neglected former Main Street Gallery furniture store property at 187-191 Main St. Emmaus.