Q. What grade are you in?
A. I'm in 12th grade.
Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?
A. My favorite subject is definitely English. I've always loved reading and writing, but this year I also have a really great class. The teacher and the other students are really cool, and since there aren't many of us, we are able to have really meaningful discussions.
Q. Have you received any special awards or recognition?
A. This year I was named MVP of the varsity...
"You only live once," a friend who smoked and drank to excess since his teens would respond when I'd chide him about his body abuse.
Right. So since we get only one shot at life as we know it, shouldn't we try to make it last?
Today, as this friend lies terminally ill, far beyond medical repair, he has regrets.
But it's too late. His 62-year-old body has given up.
His sad situation reminds me of another friend who died at 50, the victim of lung cancer.
May 2014 nuptials
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Sommer of Schnecksville announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily C., to Paul D. Zellers, the son of the late Kimberly Reis and the grandson of Jackie Reis of Allentown.
Paul surprised everyone by asking for Emily's hand in marriage during Thanksgiving dinner in Daytona Beach, Fla.
The couple met while attending Northwestern Lehigh Middle School, New Tripoli.
The bride-elect works at Sacred Heart Senior...
The Western Salisbury Elementary School PTA offers a holiday shop for students to purchases gifts for family members.
Q: What is heartburn?
A: Heartburn is often described as a feeling of burning discomfort, localized behind the breastbone, which moves up toward the neck and throat. Some people even experience the bitter or sour taste of acid in the back of the throat. These symptoms of heartburn can last for several hours and often worsen after eating food. All of us may have occasional heartburn.
Q: What causes heartburn?
A: The lining of the esophagus is not used to being in contact...
Noah Haupt, Adam Boyd, Rebecca Aungst and Lany Laguinilla were named as seventh grade students of the month for December at Salisbury Middle School.
Each student recognized as student of the month was presented the award by their grade level teachers and the school principal. A letter of congratulations was mailed home to the students and the students had their pictures displayed on a special bulletin board in the school hallway.
Students were selected based upon their academic...
Third of four parts
There are three basic ways to correct faulty vision: eyeglasses, contact lenses, or surgery.
In this column, we'll cover contacts.
There are two basic kinds of contact lenses: soft and hard.
Soft lenses, which are thin and gel-like, are the most popular of the two. They come in many varieties and are very comfortable. I never felt them in my eyes. The following are some choices in soft lenses:
Daily-wear lenses are removed when you go to...
St. Thomas More holds Santa's workshop.
Children at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest get a special visit before Christmas.
Wednesday, Dec. 26: Closed. Happy Holidays.
Thursday, Dec. 27: Beef stew, broccoli/ cauliflower, biscuit, fruit cocktail.
Friday, Dec. 28: Stuffed shells with ricotta cheese with tomato sauce, green beans, dinner roll.
Monday, Dec. 31: Closed. Happy Holidays.
Tuesday, Jan. 1: Happy New Year.
Wednesday, Jan. 2: Salisbury steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, creole zucchini, wheat bread, diced pears.
Thursday, Jan. 3: Roasted turkey breast with gravy,...