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PA State Police welcomes new troopers

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Acting Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Robert Evanchick recently announced 99 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the commonwealth.

The ceremony at Bishop McDevitt High School marked the culmination of 27 weeks of classroom and physical training.

Cadet Nicholas Manganiello, of Luzerne County, spoke on behalf of the graduating class.

The men and women representing the 153rd graduating cadet class...

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in School

Q. Please provide the first names of your family members: parents, siblings and pets.

A. My amazing family is made up of my mom Marta, my dad Pawel, my sister Oliwia, basset hound Roman, cat Kaska and my bearded dragon Knut.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior?

A. I enjoy that as a senior there were no surprises when I walked into Emmaus High School for my fourth year and the freedom the title provides. For me, however, the best part about being a senior is...

Holiday combo tickets available

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

HBMS, aQ

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites and ArtsQuest’s Christmas City one day admission combo ticket is now available for purchase. The ticket, for Christkindlmarkt, Historic Bethlehem’s “Trees of Historic Bethlehem” exhibit and six historic Bethlehem attractions, is valid at Christkindlmarkt through Dec. 23, and at HBMS attractions through Jan. 14, 2019.

Christkindlmarkt is located at the ArtsQuest Center - Southside, 101 Founders Way; Christmas City Village/...

Tragedy unites two school districts

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

Two school districts in the Lehigh Valley have experienced the competitive edge with an ongoing rivalry between the two as Parkland High School and Emmaus High School recently fought a tough battle on the football field.

Both school districts have now experienced catastrophic losses within the last year.

Parkland School District’s bus garage caught fire in February totaling 16 school buses and damaging 10 others resulting in school cancellation.

EHS recently experienced...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP

Thursday, November 8, 2018 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Torrential rains which fell in Salisbury Township neighborhoods in the 10 p.m. hour Nov. 2, caused severe flash flood conditions along Lehigh Street at the South Mall, overwhelming drivers and trapping occupants in waters that rose to roof level in the vehicles.

Observers said rushing waters filled the intersection from all directions, rising so rapidly that vehicles started to float and drivers could not navigate the intersection. Firefighter/rescue personnel from Western Salisbury...

East penn school district

Thursday, November 8, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

UPDATE: Emmaus High School will be closed Nov. 8 and 9. The restoration process will continue throughout the weekend. Please note the following cancellations: World Languages Honor Society Induction Ceremony scheduled for Nov. 8 has been canceled. Students will receive their certificates in class upon return. Broadway Night scheduled for Nov. 9 has been canceled. Picture retake day has been rescheduled for Nov. 19 and Saturday’s Kid Science Camp has been rescheduled for Dec. 1. Pending...

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, November 8, 2018 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Q. Who is in your family?

A. My parents, Betsy (mother) and Don (stepfather), Barry (father) and Amie (stepmother); siblings: Brynn, Julia, Tina, Jimmy and Lena and pets Gabby (golden doodle) and Riley (beagle).

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior?

A. There are many perks to being a senior. There are too many benefits to choose just one. I like visiting different college campuses in order to decide where I will be spending the next four years of my life. I am...

Lunch bunch looking for new friends

Thursday, November 8, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

ridge manor

Come join the lunch bunch at Ridge Manor Senior Center, 333 Ridge St., Emmaus, where activities and a hot, nutritious meal are provided. A donation for the meal – whatever amount you feel you can afford is requested. The program is open to all residents and individuals from the community. Contact Rachel, center manager, at 610-965-2171 between 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday for more information.