Q. What grade are you in?
A. I am in 12th grade at Salisbury High School.
Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?
A. My favorite subject is chemistry because I find it interesting and it makes sense to me.
Q. Have you received any special awards or recognition?
A. Scholar Athlete (football) and National Honor Society.
Q. Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?
A. Varsity football, track and field, Key Club, Student Advisory, Debate...
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.
In the audience...
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-...
King David III, 28, of Bethlehem, and Nathan A. Markham, 26, of Emmaus, were arrested 4:05 p.m. Dec. 6 for an incident at BonTon, 3300 Lehigh St. David was charged with retail theft, criminal conspiracy, resisting arrest, persistent disorderly conduct, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief. Markham was charged with retail theft, receiving stolen property, criminal mischief and criminal conspiracy. Police responded to store to investigate a report of a retail...
'Twas the night before Fiscal Cliff, and throughout the land, was the night before Fiscal Cliff, and throughout the land,
Democrats, Republicans were taking a stand.
Their positions unwavering, intractably firm,
With donkey-like stubbornness or entrenched pachyderm.
But the public were hopeful all snug in their beds,
With visions of compromise alive in their heads.
"Come on!" said the people in frustrated dismay.
"Abandon this meaningless...
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...
If the Mayan calendar's end-of-the-world "prediction," doesn't kill us Dec. 21, surely the fall off the so-called "fiscal cliff" at the end of the year will.
If our elected officials, who spend more time on television explaining why they can't agree on a savings and spending plan, rather than actually doing something about it, fail to avert the tax hikes coming Jan. 1, 2013, we all will be dangling from the edge as our 401(k) plans dwindle and our grocery bills double.
Wednesday, Dec. 12: Beef vegetable soup, meatball sandwich with mozzarella cheese, tossed salad with Italian dressing, Mandarin oranges.
Thursday, Dec. 13: Chicken noodle bake, sliced carrots, wheat roll with margarine, fresh pineapple tidbits.
Friday, Dec. 14: Italian wedding soup, marinated turkey cutlet, red potatoes, succotash, wheat bread with margarine, peanut butter cookie.
Monday, Dec. 17: Homemade chicken croquettes, gravy, mashed potatoes, garden blend...
AMERICA ON WHEELS, Allentown, is seeking volunteers to help serve and take orders in the museum café. Contact Linda Merkel at 610-432-4200, ext. 11 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAMELOT FOR CHILDREN, Lehigh Valley Mall needs capable, experienced gift wrappers to staff a booth at the mall on various days and shifts up through Dec. 24. Contact Cassie Kemmerer at 610-791-5683 or email...
Couple celebrates 65 years
Caroline and Al Abruzzi celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Nov. 4 at a dinner hosted by their family at the West Coplay Maennerchor, Whitehall.
The Abruzzis were married Nov. 2, 1947, by the Rev. Joseph Ducci in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Roseto.
The couple renewed their wedding vows at an anniversary Mass given by the Most Rev. Bishop John O. Barres, Bishop of the Diocese of Allentown, at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic...