The 2012-2013 CCHS winter sports award ceremony was held March 14 in Rockne Hall. All varsity letter winners and team MVPs were recognized. This year's MVPs include: Jackie Fronheiser, girls basketball; Maria Holstrom, girls swimming; Nicole Sagl, girls diving; Emily Smith, cheerleading; Fernando Rios, boys swimming; Nick Crouse, boys diving; Mike Rodgers, wrestling and Muhammed-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, boys basketball.
Some people must pay taxes on their Social Security benefits. If you get Social Security, you should receive a Form SSA-1099, Social Security Benefit Statement, by early February. The form shows the amount of benefits you received in 2012.
Here are five tips from the IRS to help you determine if your benefits are taxable:
ŸThe amount of your income and your filing status affect whether you must pay taxes on your Social Security.
"It's a love story," Senior Vice President, Operations, for Lehigh Valley Health Network Jim Geiger said at a press conference March 19 following a shooting 1:03 p.m. in the hospice care center.
The Emmaus Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus. The program will be "Rodale Manufacturing" including its history, departments, products and people. Former employees are encouraged to participate in this nostalgic night.
Editor's Note: The Press is running a 3-part series on former Press writer Jean Stoneback. Stoneback was a columnist with The Press for many years, writing about life on "The Patch" in Alburtis. Readers enjoyed hearing about Stoneback's family and life on the farm. In this series, we will learn about the family history, her house and the renovations to the home.
"From My Kitchen Window" has not been written since author Jean Stoneback passed away in September, 2010. Occasionally her stories are reprinted for her readers.
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A model train display decorated with flowers was an attraction for visitors of all ages at the Lehigh Valley Flower and Garden Show in the Agri-Plex Hall at the Allentown Fairgrounds.
Gloria Kern, of Salisbury, and her grandchildren Zoe and Logan Keeler, of South Whitehall Township, watch large scale, model railroad cars operated by the Lehigh Valley Garden Railroaders.
Peter Rivera, of Allentown, was named as a scholar athlete at Clarion University. Rivera is a member of the football team.
Katherine Smolinski, of Emmaus, was named to the dean's list at Villanova University. Smolinski is studying comprehensive science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
A new home for the elderly is proposed for a long-dormant lot at 2051 Bevin Drive, off of Lehigh Street in Salisbury Township.
A plan for Legacy Place, described by its developers as an assisted living– "memory-care" facility, is proposed for a 2.45-acre site at Bevin Drive and Regent Court in western Salisbury near the Emmaus boundary.
Representatives of Posh Properties presented a preliminary-final land development plan in the C-1 Zoning District (office-laboratory) to the Salisbury Township Planning Commission which voted 5-0, with two planners absent, to table the plan.
Nicholas Yackanicz, of Emmaus, was named to the dean's list at the University of the Sciences. Yackanicz is a doctor of pharmacy student.
Katie Stegura, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list at the University of the Sciences. Stegura is a doctor of pharmacy and biology student.