PRESS PHOTOS BY JIM MARSH
As part of Swain School's annual holiday activities, eighth grade students, dressed in formal serving attire, provide a fancy lunch for guests Dec. 5.
Those who have achieved "a certain age" know the importance of physical exercise.
Bend, stretch, reach; weight down, arteries clear, joints limber – these are the goals. Exercising our humanity is just as beneficial as toning our bodies.
Dr. Anthony Moyer and the members of Western Salisbury Church's hand bell choir hone their empathy through the medium of music.
On Dec. 3, the ringers performed at the Emmaus Village Assisted Living Center, Emmaus.
Dina Galusha spent an hour recently quietly listening, sometimes wiping her tears.
When it was all over, she said she was glad she heard Paramedic Jeffrey Knopf describe his experiences trying to save her son, Dakota, who was run over by a school bus in front of Northampton Area Middle School Jan. 26, 2009.
PRESS PHOTO BY TIM SINGLES
At the 18th annual Pocono EMS Conference recently, Paramedic Jeffrey Knopf described the call he and partner Tim Sullivan received at 7:14 a.m. Jan. 26, 2009.
"I heard a police officer calling for help for a child that was unconscious," said Knopf, an Emmaus resident who had been working for Northampton Regional EMS at the time. Two minutes later they were dispatched to the Northampton Area Middle School.
PRESS PHOTO BY JOIE JACKSON WENNER
Vendor Al Snyder, of Salisbury Township, shows Monica Ebert, of Laurys Station, a Mr. Peanut peanut butter maker at the garage sale held recently in the Agri-Plex at the Allentown Fairgrounds.
PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND
Santa Claus visits with children at the South Mall recently and firms up his gift lists.
PRESS PHOTO BY TIM SINGLES
Recent rumor of PPL's replacing local residential electric meters by government edict are both completely false and somewhat true.
PPL Spokesman Joe Nixon said in a telephone interview replacement of old meters in favor of new, advanced meters has been ongoing since 2002. About 160,000 old dial meters have been replaced with digital meters, he said, and no longer require nearby radio monitoring because they send information directly back through the electrical system.
The Central Catholic boys football team defeated Selinsgrove High School Nov. 30 by a margin of 41-13, in the quarterfinal round of the state playoffs.
Led by senior captains Anthony Beck, Andrew Englebert, Colin McDermott and Anthony Lynch, the team hopes to continue their success in the upcoming semifinal game against Archbishop Wood High School. The game will be held 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at Bethlehem School District's stadium.