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.
Flint Andrew Staton, 30, of Perkiomenville, was arrested for stalking his estranged wife Feb. 4. Police allegedly observed Staton follow the victim from her residence. Upon his arrest, he was found in possession of several knives, two stun guns and a loaded firearm. He was also wearing body armor. Staton was charged with persons not to possess firearms, firearms not to be carried without a license, prohibited and offensive weapons, possessing instruments of crime, stalking...
Alyssa Romano, daughter of Frank and Carol Romano, of Emmaus, was named to the president's list at Elon University.
Lehigh County Commissioner Dr. Percy H. Dougherty will be seeking another term to represent District 2 on the nine person board. The district covers Lower Macungie, Upper Macungie, Alburtis and South Whitehall.
Dougherty, 69, is a resident of Shepherd Hills and a retired Kutztown University professor. He has a Ph.D. in physical geography and geology from Boston University with a specialization in water resources and limestone landforms. He taught courses in environmental studies,...
Michael Mason, 35, with no permanent address, was charged with simple assault and resisting arrest in the 00 block of W. Main Street, Macungie, 8:38 p.m. Feb. 8. Upon an officer's arrival, the lessee of the apartment told him Mason was inside speaking incoherently and refusing to leave. When the officer entered the apartment, Mason refused the officers directions. Mason then allegedly attacked the officer who utilized his Taser in order to subdue him and take him into custody...
Megan FitzMaurice, daughter of Tom and Cindy FitzMaurice, was named to the dean's list at Franklin and Marshall College. FitzMaurice, a 2011 graduate of Emmaus High School, is active in the Kappa Delta sorrority and is a member of the Franklin and Marshall tennis team.
High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives scholarship to help cover the costs of higher education.
Each year, two students preparing for post-secondary education are awarded four-year scholarships. Representative Justin Simmons, R-131, said the program is privately funded by individual and corporate donors. He said no tax or other public funds are used.
The program is open to graduating high school seniors who are Pennsylvania residents with...
Wednesday, Feb. 20: Chicken and bow ties in vodka sauce, wax beans, Italian bread with margarine, fresh fruit cup.
Thursday, Feb. 21: Baked meatloaf with gravy, scalloped potatoes, red beets, wheat bread with margarine, tapioca pudding.
Friday, Feb. 22: Spinach cheese soup, tuna hoagie, potato chips, cole slaw, oreos.
Monday, Feb. 25: Open faced roast beef sandwich with gravy, baked potato, sour cream, mixed vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, citrus breeze.