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The tradition of soap box racing continues in Emmaus

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

Amateur racers from around the country will gather in Emmaus to compete in the "Summer Classic" Aug. 25 and 26.

The public is invited to come watch the Emmaus soap box derby's storied tradition of downhill racing continue beginning 7 a.m. both days.

Drivers will race down Ridge Street, by the Emmaus Public Library, for a chance to etch their names alongside past derby champions.

College Corner

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Local News


LCCC students

participate in scholars program

Five students attending Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, participated in a six-week summer scholars program offered by Bucknell University.

The students included Brandon Williams, of Lehighton; Chau Le, of Breinigsville; Grace Kilikpo, of Macungie; Ashley Freeby, of Topton; and Tejvinder Singh, of Whitehall.

In addition, the following LCCC students have been admitted to Bucknell University for the upcoming fall 2012 semester:

Jiayi Ding, of Wescosville, biology major;


Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Classes to begin on Sept. 6

The Community Action Development Corporation ( CADC) of Bethlehem will hold entrepreneurial training classes from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Thursdays for 18 weeks beginning Sept. 6. THe program will be held at Broughal Community School, 114 W. Morton St.

There will be one-on-one assistance and guest presenters. Topics cover starting and operating a business, including marketing, finance, insurance, legal and real estate considerations. Graduates will have a written business plan complete with financial considerations.


Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by SHARON SCHRANTZ Special to The Press in Local News

The Greenway Plan was presented to the commissioners by the KMS Design Group at the Aug. 16 meeting.

The plan was established by first understanding community assets and facilities, past, present and future. The design team visited various sites with the ultimate goal to establish a comprehensive trail system to connect the township, Allentown and three boroughs.