Via is again offering Via Teen Winter Experience for teens and young adults with disabilities this December. Via Teen Winter Experience offers exciting and valuable experiences for participants between Christmas and New Year's when schools are typically closed.
Via Teen Winter Experience is Dec. 26, 27, 28 and 31, and is for teens and young adults from age 13 to 21. This program helps young adults with disabilities connect to their community through recreational, social, volunteer and educational activities to help prepare for adult life.
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Salisbury High School has announced the names of students who have made the Honor Roll list for the first marking period.
Grade 9: Lindsay Bauer, Carolyn Boulay, Kierra Burda, Kevin Esslinger, Joseph Fainor, Matthew Fainor, Ryan Fainor, Jacob Foehrkolb, Abigail Garrigan, Allura Kistler, Samantha Perkins, Brett Sonntag, Christopher Trenge, Casey Weidenhammer
Gov. Tom Corbett has extended the deadline to apply for Pennsylvania's Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program for older adults and residents with disabilities from June 30 until Dec. 31.
The program helps Pennsylvanians ages 65 and above, widows and widowers ages 50 and above and people with disabilities ages 18 and above.
The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters.
Applicants may acquire Property Tax, Rent Rebate claim forms and related information at revenue.state.pa.us or by calling 1-888-222-9190.
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Western Salisbury Elementary School students dig for fossils.
Arlene L. Faustner, 90, of Emmaus, died December 5, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of the late Joseph C. Faustner who died Nov. 18, 1995. Born in Salisbury Township, she was the daughter of the late Jonas Bord and Lillian L. (Acker) Bord Remaley.
She was a member of Old Zionsville United Church of Christ.
She enjoyed playing bingo, bowling and spending time with her family.
She is survived by children, Barbara Chapkovich, Barry and Jeffrey; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson.
The Lehigh Valley Sweet Adelines Chorus will present "Christmas Cards to the Lehigh Valley," a fun and festive holiday performance for the whole family 2:30 p.m. Dec. 15 in the church social hall of SS. Simon and Jude, 730 W. Broad Street, Bethlehem.
A reception of Christmas cookies and hot beverages will immediately follow the event.
Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance with a discount for seniors and children under age 12.
This is an award-winning, all-women a cappella chorus affiliated with Sweet Adelines International.
Caroline R. Roth, 92, of Emmaus, died December 8, 2012, in Emmaus Village. She was the wife of the late Marcus W. Roth who died in 2010.
She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus where she ran the school cafeteria for 15 years.
She is survived by a daughter, Loretta S. and her husband Carl Fronheiser of Bally; son, Thomas J. and his wife Mary of White Plains, Md.; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by sisters, Helen Yencik, Josephine Haren and Margaret Barker.
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St. Thomas More School holds holiday shop for students.