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Tuesday, October 9, 2012 by BEVERLY SPRINGER Special to The Press in Local News

The setting is bucolic, a terraced park hemmed by cornfields and trees. All appears peaceful and complete. But, like all developed areas, Lenape Park in Upper Milford Township is a work in progress. Upper Milford Youth Association teams employ its baseball diamonds, soccer fields and volleyball courts. The youth association is one of several groups striving to constantly improve the township's parks and, for the past 22 years, Phil Vanim has served as the group's treasurer.


Local students receive scholarships

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Ai Orthodontics, Emmaus, awarded two $750 scholarships to students in the area. The scholarships were awarded to Theodor Swanson, a graduate of Emmaus High School, and Alana Harrington, a graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School.

Swanson is the son of Marc and Caryn Swanson, of Macungie.

Harrington is the daughter of Patrick and Dolores Harrington, of New Tripoli.

The money for the scholarships was donated by the staff of Ai Orthodontics as part of their Casual for A...


Tuesday, October 9, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

AMERICA ON WHEELS, Allentown, is looking for volunteers to assist in the museum's gift shop to help customers with merchandise and take admissions from visitors. Contact Amy Gunshannon at 610-432-4200, ext. 14 or agunshannon@ americaonwheels.org.

CAMELOT FOR CHILDREN, Emmaus, has monthly activities Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons for teens and children and needs volunteers to help. Contact Cassies Kemmere at 610-791-5683 or cassiek...

East Penn SCHOOL DISTRICT Events and Happenings

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 by The Press in School

Oct. 10

The Wescosville Elementary School PTO will meet 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the school café.

Eyer Middle School will host teen read week in the Instructional Media Center through Oct. 14.

The Eyer Middle School Angel Network will meet 2 to 3 p.m. at the school.

The Eyer Middle School Eyer Connection will meet 7 to 8 p.m. at the school.

Oct. 11

Macungie Elementary School students will participate in picture day throughout the day.

Willow Lane...


Tuesday, October 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Oct. 10

The Lower Macungie Garden Club will host a field trip to Point Phillip Perennials, Danielsville. For more information, contact Janet at 610-336-0376.

Huff's Church Youth Group is now accepting orders for homemade apple dumplings. Place orders by Oct. 27. Pickup is scheduled noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 3. To order, call Minerva at 215-679-2668.

The Verizon Telecom Pioneers will hold their monthly meeting and lunch 11:30 a.m. at Old Country Buffet, Whitehall. Please bring...

Parkland Garden Club awards scholarships to area students

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Cody Myers and Brandon Smale are the recipients of the Parkland Garden Club's annual $750 scholarships, which have been awarded for the past 25 years.

Cody, the son of Brooke and Ken Myers, is a graduate of Emmaus High School.

He will attend Philadelphia University to study landscape architecture.

Brandon, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Smale, is a graduate of Palmerton Area High School. He will attend Delaware Valley College to study agricultural business.