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Thursday, February 6, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Grandparents come for lunch and talent abounds

St. Ann Catholic School in Emmaus recently celebrated Catholic Schools Week with a variety of activities focused on family unity, student accomplishment and community outreach. The program for the festivities Jan. 25 included an invitation for grandparents and their grandchildren to enjoy lunch together followed by a student talent show. Children enrolled in grades 3 through 8 gave polished performances which showcased the range and depth of talent possessed by St. Ann School students.


Friday, December 20, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Children’s author Jan Brett visits Emmaus

In partnership with the staff of Emmaus High School’s Collage literary magazine, Let’s Play Books!, 244 Main St., Emmaus, hosted a presentation and book signing by children’s author Jan Brett recently.

Brett, who considers herself “more illustrator than author,” arrived at EHS in what one press release describes as her “rock star bus.”

The stop was part of the first leg of a national tour to promote her latest book, “The Tale of the Tiger Slippers.”


Friday, October 18, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Library hosts hands-only CPR training

The Emmaus Public Library recently sponsored a hands-only CPR course.

Craig Deppe and Tara Apgar from the Emmaus Ambulance Corps and Jeffrey Baker a member of the Emmaus Board of Health instructed approximately 15 participants in the correct way to administer hands-only CPR.

Hands-only CPR involves doing CPR compressions without the mouth-to-mouth breaths. According to a hand-out publicizing the event, “It [Hands-Only CPR] has been shown to be as effective as conventional CPR for cardiac arrest at home.”


Thursday, September 19, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

New voting machines highlighted at September Hot Topics Luncheon

In order to better inform citizens of Lehigh County on current issues, the League of Women Voters of Lehigh County focused on the new voting machines in Lehigh County for its Sept. 9 Hot Topis Luncheon. Speakers Timothy A. Benyo, chief clerk to the Lehigh County Elections Board and Terri Harkins, deputy chief clerk, provided a clear and enlightening explanation of the new voting process.

Art Schneck Optical Company celebrates 60 years of service

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

The Art Schneck Optical Company, 720 Harrison St., Emmaus, is celebrating its 60th anniversary.

Founded in 1959, the business has expanded and incorporated eyewear innovations while remaining focused on personal service and community commitment.

Initially, Arthur Schneck ran the business from his personal residence.

South Mountain Cycle and Café holds grand reopening

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

On June 15, the owners, friends and clients of South Mountain Cycle and Café attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the shop’s grand reopening in its new location at 318 Main St., Emmaus.

Recently, owners Chad and Heather Balliet took the opportunity to purchase the former VFW property and move their business into the more spacious site.


Thursday, March 28, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Emmaus Rotary Celebrates International Women’s Day

On March 7, the Emmaus Rotary Club held its second annual celebration of International Women’s Day. Club members and guests gathered at Brookside Country Club for an awards ceremony and celebratory breakfast. Organized by a committee comprised of Rose Galeano-Phillips, David Dunn, Dee Eng, Eileen Prokop and Committee Chairperson Alicia Ruiz-Orbin, the event honored Dr. Barbara Kistler and Jenae Holtzhafer.