Parkland Press

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

I scream, you scream for Da Vinci’s ice cream

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by DANIEL HAMM in Local News

Science should be fun, and making ice cream is definitely fun, so the Da Vinci Science Center put the two together for its 10th anniversary of Ice Cream Wars competition.

The science center gathered 10 local companies, including radio station B104, WFMZ 69 News, PPL, Highmark Blue Cross, Air Products and the Da Vinci Science Center itself, on Jan. 6, to see which one could make the best tasting ice cream using liquid nitrogen, which froze the ice cream instantly.

A record crowd of 1,800 attended the competition.

Springhouse students rise to the challenge

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by DANIEL HAMM in School

Joey Fay honors middle school fundraising efforts

Marine Corps Reserve Officer Joey Fay, representing the Travis Manion Foundation, helps celebrate the lives of America’s fallen heros by giving presentations at schools.

By doing this, Fayencourages students and staff to take the lead in helping others.

A 1998 Parkland High School graduate, Fay recently visited Springhouse Middle School to spread his message.

Gov. Tom Wolf visits LCCC

Thursday, January 18, 2018 by DANIEL HAMM in Local News

Discusses CDL, manufacturing programs

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf recently visited Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, to discuss trucking and manufacturing positions with local company team leaders and students.

Wolf was introduced by LCCC President Dr. Ann Bieber, who helped lead discussion topics.

Upon his arrival at the college, Wolf, Bieber and LCCC Board of Trustees Chairwoman Roberta Marcus toured the commercial truck driver training facilities and the college’s new manufacturing mobile unit.

This mobile unit helps prepare workers for higher level jobs in manufacturing.

Reasons are clear why toy candy sale returns yearly to Schneck Log Cabin

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by DANIEL HAMM in Local News

Suzanne Wainwright-Evans’ clear toy candy and cookie sale at the historic Schneck Log Cabin in Schnecksville offers a sweet view of the past for visitors to the annual event.

Wainwright-Evans makes the candy using classic molds.

Originally from Florida, Wainwright-Evans now lives in Slatington.

She wasn’t familiar with making this type of candy until she moved to Pennsylvania.