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EMMAUS BOROUGH COUNCIL

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

Council passes first reading of ordinance amending civil service rules

Emmaus Borough Council passed the first reading of an ordinance amending the civil service rules and regulations at the Feb. 19 meeting.

According to council, the proposed ordinance will implement a regimented promotion process and create safeguards in the selection process, including the implementation of polygraph tests.

Solicitor Jeffery Dimmich said the ordinance will bring the borough's selection process in line with current laws and civil service standards.

Infectious disease and antibiotic resistance

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by QWhat is an infectious disease? What is it caused by? in Local News

A An infectious disease is an attack by a microbe on human health. It is usually caused by a virus, a bacterium, or less often, a fungus or parasite.

Q What is an antibiotic?

A An antibiotic is a chemical compound made by one organism to fend off another.

Q What is antibiotic resistance?

A Antibiotic resistance occurs when the target of the antibiotic mutates and no longer is harmed by the antibiotic.

Q Why are bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics? How does this happen?

CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL COLUMN CCHS to hold spring open house

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Local News

By MICHAEL RODGERS

Special to The Press

CCHS will hold a Spring Open House for incoming freshmen and new students in Masson Auditorium March 10.

Student Ambassadors will begin giving tours of the building 2 p.m. and a student-run panel will take place 3 p.m. For more information regarding the event or to register your student, visit the school website at acchs.info or contact the main office at 610-437-4601.