UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
to Dean's list
Emily Poland, of Allentown, made the Dean's list for the spring semester. Poland is majoring in early childhood education.
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Residents between five and 12 years old spent time this summer at the annual Borough of Emmaus Summer Parks Program at Emmaus Community Park. The program ran June 24 through Aug. 5 and included organized activities, sports, games and contests and arts and crafts. LEFT: An end-of-summer field day is held Aug. 5 for the children participating in the summer parks program in Emmaus.
SAINT JOSEPH'S UNIVERSITY
Whitehall student participates in summer program
Luke Serensists is participating in the Saint Joseph's University Summer Scholars Program.
Serensists is one of 114 students who engaged in faculty-mentored research and creative projects at the university this summer. The chemical biology major worked with Jean Smolen, Ph.D. on the topic, "determination of ionic and inorganic concentrations in the Belmont water supply and Saint Joseph's University's campus."
Upper Milford super-isors spent nearly half of their Aug. 1 meeting in an hour and 10 minute executive session, called for undisclosed personnel reasons.
Most of the rest of the meeting was spent discussing the pros and cons of requiring sidewalks and curbing for the Fields at Indian Creek, a 212-unit "active adult" community located partly in Upper Milford and bounded by Chestnut Street, Cedar Crest Boulevard and the Northeast Extension of the turnpike.
Area students receive degrees
PRESS PHOTO BY SHARON SCHRANTZ
Zach Shumanick, of Lower Macungie Township, joins magician Tom Yurasits in a magic trick recently. The magic show was part of the "Extra Fun Days at the Pool."
Gary Cordner is sworn into office as interim Mayor of Macungie Borough by Notary Public Cindy Hartzell July 29 in Borough Council Chambers at Borough Hall.
Menchie's Fundraiser for the Salisbury High School Cheerleaders all day. Take a flyer to Menchie's Menchie's Shops at Cedar Point 353 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. and 20 percent of each purchase will be donated to Salisbury High School Cheerleading. Forms can be found on the school website www.stsd.org.
PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND
Das Awkscht Fesch brings visitors to Macungie Memorial Park.
PRESS PHOTO BY TIM SINGLES
Fire crews from Western Salisbury Fire Department and rescue crews from Lower Macungie Fire Department, along with EMS crews from Cetronia Ambulance respond to a reported tractor-trailer rollover with entrapment on Interstate 78 7:20 a.m. Aug. 1 on the eastbound lane just west of the Hamilton Boulevard off ramp. Lehigh County 911 reported a tractor-trailer rolled over involving at least one vehicle and entrapment. Fire crews found two people in a PT Cruiser injured but not trapped. EMS crews transported them to the hospital with unknown injuries.