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COLLEGE CORNER

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Benjamin Roda, of Allentown, was granted the Veronica Founder's Scholarship to study criminal justice at Alvernia University. Roda is a senior at Emmaus High School.

Rachel Sechrist, of Allentown, was granted the Veronica Founder's Scholarship to study criminal justice at Alvernia University. Sechrist is a senior at Salisbury High School.

Student Ecologist awards presented at Lehigh Gap Nature Center

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Since some of the winners of the Student Ecologist awards, which were presented at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center March 9, belong to the new E-7 environmental club, which may need some explanation before the winners are announced.

The name was chosen because the first meeting was held when the G-8 meeting was going on. The club began last year and has 35 members from seven area schools, hence the E-7.

The group has been doing service projects, research on phenology (plant and...

Hornet Happenings

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by LOGAN BECK Special to The Press in Columns

Spring has sprung at Emmaus High School, which means a lighter wardrobe, the start of the spring season, the spring musical, proms and the annual Shave for the Brave event.

Shave for the Brave will be held 5 p.m. March 22 in the EHS gymnasium, and is a fundraiser through the St. Baldrick's Foundation to benefit pediatric cancer research. Volunteers, including students and staff alike, get their heads shaved by designated "shavees" and also collect monetary donations.

Since 2010...

EMMAUS POLICE

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Theft

An unknown actor stole three metal buckets from Yeakel Roofing, 29 Ridge Street, Emmaus, overnight March 5. The buckets are valued at approximately $450.

Incident response

The Emmaus Police Department responded to an incident at Emmaus High School 12:27 p.m. March 12. The incident was not related to the Dec. 21, 2012 bomb threat. No one was injured and students and faculty were not disrupted. The investigation is ongoing. School officials are in the process of...

COLLEGE CORNER

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Philip Krupka, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at Marist College. Krupka is majoring in biomedical sciences.

Anto Martinovic, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at Marist College. Martinovic is majoring in business administration with an emphasis in international business.

Trevor Schneck announces candidacy for Emmaus Borough Council

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Opinion

Trevor Schneck, 33, a lifelong resident of Emmaus and a graduate of the Emmaus High School class of 1998, is announcing his candidacy for Emmaus Borough Council. Schneck is co-owner of Bar None Weddings & Entertainment and resides in Emmaus with his wife Amanda where they own a home and are raising their two children, Peyton and Brady.

"I'm running for council because Emmaus is my hometown. It's where I grew up and where I've chosen to maintain my roots and raise my family, I'm...

UPPER MILFORD TOWNSHIP Emergency plan discussed

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by SHARON SCHRANTZ Special to The Press in Local News

A roundtable meeting was held March 12 at the township building for the purposes of discussing the establishment of an emergency plan.

The board members also discussed fire services and hazardous materials cost recovery billing services.

The meeting brought Upper Milford's two fire departments together, as well as the Emmaus ambulance director and the emergency management coordinator.

In attendance were Bill and Bernadine Stahler, director and assistant director of Upper...

Editor's View

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

As I finished the pages for this week's Parkland Press early Tuesday morning, I had one eye and ear cast in the direction of the television.

Pope Francis was being installed as the new Bishop of Rome; the spiritual leader of some 1.2 billion Roman Catholics worldwide and the head of state of the Vatican.

Such power and authority could easily turn the head of many a man.

Former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, however, does not appear to be one of those men....