PRESS PHOTOS BY TYLER D. MARTIN
St. Ann School welcomes Bishop John Barres to the school.
For many Christians, the cross is the symbol of their faith. It represents the sacrifice and suffering of Christ and gives hope to many others.
For Doug Lapp, of Coopersburg, the cross represents how he shares his faith with others through his talents.
Lapp makes wooden crosses and gives them away.
He was born and raised in the Nazarene church with three uncles and a cousin holding the position of minister.
In 1976, he married Tammy and the two began attending Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church in Allentown.
Megan Kinsella, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Kinsella, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at Mount St. Mary's University.
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.
Christina Gilley, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list at Elizabethtown College. Gilley is a sophomore majoring in health and occupation.
Jordan Laliberte, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list at Elizabethtown College. Laliberte is a senior majoring in social studies education.
Brianna Maurer, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list at Elizabethtown College. Maurer is a junior majoring in political science.
Cathleen Fry, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at Saint Francis University. Fry is majoring in chemistry.
Nicholas M. Wiener, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list. Wiener is a senior majoring in neuroscience.
Alexa M. Bartel, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list. Bartel is majoring in engineering.
Via's Teen Summer Experience program, which runs June 17 to Aug. 23, is now open for registration. Attendees will have opportunities to participate in a range of activities including job shadowing, career counseling, volunteer activities in a variety of settings and a series of recreational and team-building activities.
The staff works individually with each teen and their family to develop educational, recreational and vocational goals.The goals focus on individual interests of the teen and preparing them to transition to adult life.
Nearly 50 elementary school age Cub Scouts from the Trexler District of the Minsi Trails Council who have placed in their local races gathered March 2 for the "The Big Race" to see who fashioned the fastest car made from a block of pinewood.
The event was held at the Mack Customer Service Center behind the Queen City Airport off Lehigh Street in Allentown.
Scouts from eight Cub Packs and family members from the Trexler District of the Minsi Trails Council of Boy Scouts of America participated in the annual derby event.
Kayla Springer, of Allentown, graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts in communication. Springer was also named to the dean's list for her final semester.