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The Lehigh Valley Regional Competition, Mathcounts!, is a part of a national math coaching competition program for students in grades six through eight. The 2013 competition took place at Trexler Middle School Feb. 10.
Anthony Strong, of Macungie, was named to the president's list at Bentley University. Strong is a junior majoring in business.
Cortney Marchetto, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list at James Madison University. Marchetto is a senior majoring is marketing.
Melissa Ricci, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list at James Madison University. Ricci is a senior majoring is English.
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Emmaus High School students enjoy the Snowball Dance Feb. 2.
Ignoring the threat of bad weather Feb. 8, radio personality Mike Kelly of B104 arrived at Alburtis Elementary School at 12:15 p.m. to read stories to three classes of first grade students and share with them the importance of reading.
The trio of classes totaling 61 students wore handmade crowns shaped like a bee with "We," a red heart and "B104." The students were accompanied by their teachers Pamela Briody, Deb Barlup and Kendra Bergman.
The students, all eager and...
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Edna Mantz, of Macungie, turns 100.
Q: What grade are you in?
A: I am currently a senior at Emmaus High School.
Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?
A: I think my favorite subject has to be AP physics, which is a calculus based physics class. I enjoy the ability to work through the difficult problems presented in the course. I also enjoy the class environment due to the fact that everyone taking the course also enjoys the subject material.
Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?...
Reducing our dependence on fossil fuels and supporting the smart growth of green technology is at the heart of the solution to most issues we debate in this great nation.
When we talk about gun related issues and problems with violence in our society, the greater issue is social stability coupled with economic growth.
Most people who have quality jobs and something significant to lose refrain from making horrible and atrocious decisions.
When we talk about joblessness...
Penn State Lehigh Valley celebrated the installation of the Alpha Zeta Pi chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, international honor society in education, during a ceremony at Iron Lakes Country Club, 3625 Shankweiler Road, North Whitehall Township.
It's the first education honor society to be established at the campus and only the third Kappa Delta Pi chapter in The Pennsylvania State University system.
More than 150 friends and family members attended the Dec. 2 event during which 28...
Eyer Connections will meet 9 to 10 a.m. at Eyer Middle School.
Emmaus High School will hold their Winter National Letter of Intent Signing event 1 to 2 p.m. in the EHS auditorium. Highly talented East Penn athletes will announce the colleges they plan to attend.
East Penn elementary schools will have Valentine's Day activities throughout the day.
Emmaus High School seniors will participate in graduation project presentations noon to 2:30 p.m...