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Local resident announces candidacy for Upper Milford Township supervisor

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Opinion

Republican James R. Krippe has announced he is running to become an Upper Milford Township supervisor.

Krippe has been a resident of Upper Milford Township for over 22 years. He retired two years ago after working over 40 years in the construction industry.

Krippe said he has attended 90 percent of the Upper Milford Township Supervisor meetings in the past three years and has voiced concerns several times on issues and expenditures.

He said his work experience in all...

Music Club

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

The Allentown Music Club is offering a $1,000 past president's assembly scholarship to a high school senior who resides in Lehigh or Northampton counties. The student must be accepted at an accredited institution and be pursuing music performance. The application deadline is April 10. Call Paula Evans at 610-261-4072, or Jane Gambone at 610-435-0120, for information.

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.

EMMAUS HIGH SCHOOL Bomb scare closes school again

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

For the third time in the 2012-2013 school year, Emmaus High School has received a bomb threat.

For that reason, Emmaus High School was closed March 6 for a sweep of the building to ensure students' safety.

The threat was received March 5.

The first bomb threat was received Dec. 22, 2012 and school was closed Dec. 23, 2012 for a sweep of the building.

Superintendent Thomas Seidenberger said "this was particularly egregious because of its proximity to Sandy Hook [...

EAST PENN SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

More than 100 Eyer Middle School students this week will present an ambitious junior version of the Broadway stage classic "Guys and Dolls" 7 p.m. March 14 and 15 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 16 in the school auditorium.

Co-directors Jennifer Najarian, communications teacher at the school, and Librarian Molly Magro said they are "incredibly fortunate to be surrounded by the amazingly talented students" who are involved as actors and stage crew for the production.

"As many of you...