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Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Arts Academy Charter School will hold its second annual Celebration of the Arts 6 to 9 p.m. May 31 at the DaVinci Center, 3145 Hamilton Blvd. bypass, Allentown. The middle school, with a focus on the arts, is located in Salisbury Township.

On display at the event will be artwork created by academy students, bidding on silent auction items and food prepared by Maison Blanc Catering. Staff and student musicians will provide the music. Sponsorship opportunities are available.



Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am in 12th grade at Emmaus High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: Humanities. It combines art, music, English, and history to create a perfectly blended curriculum.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: Yes, for 2012 most improved and varsity volleyball.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

A: I am involved in varsity player for girls volleyball; manager for...

Missing college student last seen in Breinigsville

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by SUSAN BRYANT in Police Log

The missing 21-year-old University of Rhode Island student traveling to his home in Montgomery County was last seen in surveillance video May 17 at a gas station at I-78 and Route 100, Breinigsville.

According to State Police Troop K Skippack, Matthew R. Royer, who left his school apartment at the University of Rhode Island around 6:30 p.m. May 16, failed to arrive at his Skippack Township home.

Royer is 6 feet 1 inch tall. He has brown hair, blue eyes and weighs 160 pounds....

Volunteers replace flags at Emmaus cemeteries

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by The Press in Local News


More than 65 volunteers of all ages from St. John's Lutheran and St. John's United Church of Christ churches, Emmaus, donate their time to remove approximately 500 worn flags from military veterans' gravesites and replace the flags with new ones at Northwood and L & R cemeteries in the borough May 11. Scouts from St. John's UCC Boy Scout Troop 25 mulched many of the trees and members of St. John's Lutheran Cub Pack 70 removed worn flags from their...

UPPER MILFORD SUPERVISORS Red Cross discusses emergency shelters

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by JULIA F. SWAN Special to The Press in Local News

Nina Johnson of the Greater Lehigh Valley Red Cross, and Red Cross volunteer Bill Slotter shared emergency preparedness information with Upper Milford Township supervisors at their May 16 meeting, emphasizing how emergency shelters are set up.

During the power outages following Hurricane Sandy last year, multiple shelters were set up in the Lehigh Valley, Johnson said, including several not too far from Upper Milford at Emmaus High School, Eyer Junior High School and Lower Milford...

County Executive Hansell resigns

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh County Executive William H. Hansell has resigned his post effective immediately. Hansell was appointed to fill the unexpired term of former Lehigh County Executive Don Cunningham last summer.

Hansell has recently been hospitalized with pneumonia and subsequently diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. He has started undergoing treatment and felt that it was imperative to devote his energy and time toward restoring his health.

In his letter of resignation, Hansell said, "I...

Graduation set for June 7

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Local News

The Central Catholic High School Class of 2013 will be holding their Baccalaureate Mass 7 p.m. June 6 at St. Joseph the Worker Church. Graduation will commence on the following day, 7 p.m. June 7, in Rockne Hall. Admission for both events is by ticket only. For more information regarding the dress code and other important events, visit the school website at acchs.info.

CCHS will be administering Intermediate Post Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing for all incoming freshmen...