PRESS PHOTOS BY EMILY THIEL
@$:Celebrating academics at St. Thomas More.
The Library Knitting Club meets 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Feb. 16, Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown.
If interested, sign up at the library reference desk.
Samual Justus, of Allentown, was named to the fall dean's list majoring in international business.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is accepting applications for May through August employment for students and government service interns. Applicants must have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license, must be 18 years old and must be enrolled in in college for the fall 2013 semester. Submissions must be received by the close of the business day Feb. 22.
Roger C. Reis said he is seeking re-election to his seat on the Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners.
Reis has lived in Lower Macungie Township for over 20 years. After receiving an Honorable Discharge from the US Air Force, he enlisted in the Pennsylvania State Police and, after 25 years of service, retired at the rank of Captain.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in the administration of justice from Pennsylvania State University and a master's degree in public...
Crystal Scattareggia, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester.
The popularity of birds and birding has been increasing across the United States, as well as here in the Lehigh Valley.
One example that sparked major media attention was the high-profile search for the ivory-billed woodpecker in Louisiana beginning in 2002. The ivory-billed woodpecker, a bird thought to be extinct, was last authoritatively observed in 1943.
A team of expert ornithologists, funded by a corporate sponsor, began searching for evidence of existing ivory-bills...
The 30th anniversary celebration of the Lehigh Valley Chapter, Executive Women International, will be held 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 7 at the Tompkins College Center Dining Hall, Cedar Crest College, Allentown.
The local chapter donates two annual scholarships as part of its assist program to help students who have had to interrupt their education for personal or financial reasons. The chapter also conducts reading rallies at Northeast Ministries, Bethlehem, and donates Christmas gifts to...
Autumn Heisler, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester. Heisler is majoring in English and creative writing.
Vanessa McWhite, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester. McWhite is majoring in nursing.
On Feb. 4, police were dispatched to the 1400 block of Pearl Avenue Feb. 4 to investigate a 911 call for a female screaming for help. Upon arrival, patrol officers found a female who was attacked, bitten and knocked to the ground by an aggressive pit bull in her front yard. The dog was running at large in the neighborhood along with another pit bull not acting aggressively. Animal control and the Lehigh County Humane Society were called for assistance as well as the...