Katherine Larson, daughter of Egon and Jane Larson, made the dean's list at Temple University. Larson, a 2011 graduate of Emmaus High School, is an art major in Temple's Tyler School of Arts and is a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society.
Editor's Note: The Press is running a 3-part series on former Press writer Jean Stoneback. Stoneback was a columnist with The Press for many years, writing about life on "The Patch" in Alburtis. Readers enjoyed hearing about Stoneback's family and life on the farm. In this series, we will learn about the family history, her house and the renovations to the home.
Jean Caroline Butz Stoneback, born in 1920, passed away at the age of 90 Sept. 2, 2010.
Philip Krupka, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at Marist College. Krupka is majoring in biomedical sciences.
Anto Martinovic, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at Marist College. Martinovic is majoring in business administration with an emphasis in international business.
Kelsey Reube, daughter of Dennis and Pam Reube, of Salisbury Township, was named to the dean's list at Shippensburg University. Reube is a 2009 graduate of Salisbury High School.
The Pennsylvania DUI Association presented a class to help local officers identify drivers impaired by drugs at the Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg March 7.
The Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement training session was designed to prepare the 45 officers in attendance for the possibility of optional training to become a Drug Enforcement Expert.
Daryl LaPointe, one of the officers teaching the class, said there are seven DREs in Northampton and Lehigh counties and only about eight in the entire eastern portion of Pennsylvania.
Umar Soss, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at Thomas Jefferson University in the Jefferson School of Nursing.
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At a recent meeting, the Emmaus Historical Society celebrated their 21st anniversary and discussed the 1934 Emaus Diamond Jubilee.
Michael Pogash, of Emmaus, was named to the dean's list at Saint Joseph's University. Pogash is majoring in chemistry.
Lindsay Bisbing, of Emmaus, was named to the dean's list at Saint Joseph's University. Bisbing is majoring in food marketing.
Nicholas Nelson, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list at Saint Joseph's University. Nelson is majoring in theater and film.
The Emmaus Police Department announced March 12 an Emmaus High School ninth grade student has been charged with terroristic threats, a felony of the third degree, for a threat communicated to Emmaus High School Dec. 20, 2012. Charges will be referred to Lehigh County Juvenile Court. EHS received three such threats in the last three months. Police said the investigation is continuing on the other threats.
Upper Milford Township supervisors heard a plea from Robert Sharpe Jr., member of the board of directors of Meals on Wheels, to provide the organization with some modest funding, but politely refused to change their decision not to include any such money in this year's budget.
"We're not just picking on Meals on Wheels," supervisors Chair Daniel Mohr told Sharpe. "We cut everybody [nonprofits] this year except for the fire companies."