Megan Fine, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at Colgate University. Fine, a graduate of Emmaus High School, is a member of the Colgate class of 2015.
Anna DeDio, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at Colgate University. DeDio, a graduate of Central Catholic High School, is a member of the Colgate class of 2015.
In case of emergency, dial 911. The advice is sound; the number is memorable. The caller is usually experiencing some level of distress. So, who takes the call?
Dan Bellesfield, Lehigh County's 911 operations and training coordinator, trains the operators and designs the procedures to keep the emergency communications system reliable and efficient.
Bellesfield grew up in Allentown and later lived in Salisbury Township. The son of an Allentown firefighter, he views his involvement with emergency services as a "natural transition."
Herman Lipton, 100, is the second male centenarian to have his photo highlighted on the wall of honor in the office of Dr. Raymond Fritz Jr.
Lipton will join Charles Herman of South Whitehall and several 100-year-old female patients in the photo gallery at Allentown Family Foot Care, South Whitehall Township.
Lipton told The Press he moved to Allentown 50 years ago from Bronx, N.Y.
Today, Lipton lives with his third wife Althea, 86, at Country Meadows in Lower Macungie Township.
He said he met Althea when they were both volunteers at Gross Towers in Allentown.
Emily Poland, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at The University of Akron. Poland is majoring in early childhood education.
The following students from Allentown were named to the dean's list at Millersville University: Ashley Cavanaugh, Casey Fager, Jason Klinger, Haley Lynott, Emily Rieser and Brian Smith.
East Penn School District continues rife with speculation and unanswered questions from parents as the board of directors put off its decision regarding site improvements to Willow Lane Elementary for another two weeks.
The tabled motion, as summed up by board president Charles Ballard, has only to do with rearranging traffic patterns for drop-off and pick-up at Willow Lane, an issue some parents are not convinced will contribute to the litany of solutions and answers parents have requested over the past few months.
Of Emmaus; Heather Hamman, Kurtis Knauss and Christopher Rodriguez graduated with Associate of Applied Science degrees.
Of Macungie; Daniel Clay and Zachary Myers graduated with Associate of Applied Science degrees.
Of Alburtis; Wendy Gaul and Walt Ruff.
Megan FitzMaurice, daughter of Tom and Cindy FitzMaurice, was named to the dean's list at Franklin and Marshall College. FitzMaurice, a 2011 graduate of Emmaus High School, is active in the Kappa Delta sorrority and is a member of the Franklin and Marshall tennis team.
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Alyssa Romano, daughter of Frank and Carol Romano, of Emmaus, was named to the president's list at Elon University.
Anthony Strong, of Macungie, was named to the president's list at Bentley University. Strong is a junior majoring in business.