PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRANDThe Lehigh Valley Phantoms mascot meLVin visits students at Harry S Truman Elementary School Jan. 11 to teach the students how to live a healthy life with diet and exercise. According to the Phantoms, meLVin is thought to be the last remaining Puck-Nosed Pladottle, a fun-loving species that was common in the Lehigh Valley long ago. After being rescued from the
meLVin talks about the colors of different fruits and vegetables and their importance in a healthy diet.
Emilia Ortiz and Thomas Pojanowski play an impromptu game of hockey during the assembly.
PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRANDmeLVin talks with Harry S Truman Elementary School students Jan. 11. Popcorn is meLVin’s favorite treat. He loves to chow down while watching Phantoms hockey games. Don’t offer this guy chocolate bars. He can’t stand the taste, plus penguins are by far his least-favorite flightless bird.