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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

All high school library checkouts will be day to day until June 10. Summer circulation will begin June 10. All books checked out from that day on will be due back Sept 6.

The last day for evening hours in the library will be June 6.

There will be no breakfasts served June 17 or 18.

Students who are registered for advanced placement biology for the 2019-2020 school year should see Mrs. Svencer in Room 422 to get a copy of the summer independent study packet and textbook...


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by JULIA F. SWAN in Columns

June – the month of graduations and weddings! And also, I hope, finally some beautiful weather. May and June are my two favorite months of the year, but May was so wet this year, I’m hoping things improve.

June also means carnival time at the Lower Milford Fire Company on Limeport Pike. The carnival this year runs 6 to 11 p.m. June 12-15. There will be fireworks Friday night about 9 p.m.

The carnival, with proceeds benefiting the fire company, will feature live music, rides,...

Lehigh County Office of Aging pays tribute to Unsung Heroes

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

In honor of Older Americans Month, 14 Lehigh County residents were recognized May 15 at the Lehigh County office of Aging and Adult Services’ 19th annual tribute to unsung heroes at Fellowship Community, Zentz Community Building, Whitehall.

This tribute honors older adults in the Valley who have displayed exceptional generosity with their time and talents to enrich the lives of others in the community.

Some of the honorees at the tribute included Linda E. Hengeveld, Ann E....


Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by APRIL PETERSON in Local News

Visitors to the Emmaus Remembrance Garden now have new seats thanks to the hard work of students at Emmaus High School.

Students in technical education teacher Eric Smith’s course “Architecture-Design to Build” worked together to design, craft and install 10 benches for visitors to use in the garden, positioning the inviting seats beneath trees and the pergola at the site.

The project encourages and combines problem-solving and community service, Smith said in an interview at...


Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Western Salisbury Fire Department was dispatched for a “spill” at the Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest campus about 9:30 p.m. May 22. Such calls are usually routine and indicate that anti-freeze or other fluids are leaking from a vehicle after a fender-bender.

What WSFD Chief Joshua Wells found, as the first responder to arrive at the campus, was definitely not routine.

Hospital staffers caught in the midst of the spill inside the lobby and hallway at the main entrance to...

Celtic scholarships available

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The Celtic Cultural Alliance will award several thousand dollars in scholarships this year to students studying Celtic dance, music, or art, Sept. 29 at the Celtic Classic Highland Games and Festival. The funds are to be used for future classes, instruments, or other costs. The application deadline is noon June 14.

CCA also sponsors a five hundred dollar volunteer scholarship to high school students who volunteered for a minimum of 12 hours at a festival and who will share...


Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Q. Who are the members of your family: parents, siblings and pets?

A. My immediate family is my mom, Natalie Glowacki, my dad, Dennis Glowacki and my younger sister, Grace. I have two cats named Finn and Makaela.

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

A. I like the freedom that comes with senior year. I was able to get involved with a program called Emerging Health Professionals in which Penn State and Lehigh Career and Technical Institute are partnered with...