Parkland Press

Monday, September 24, 2018

College Corner

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in

Students receive awards

Lehigh Univ.

Sabrina Mertz of Orefield was awarded the Class of 1904 Scholarship Award in spring 2018 at Lehigh University’s 37th Honors Convocation Ceremony in Bethlehem.

This award is given to an outstanding member of the junior class on the basis of character, scholarship, qualifications indicating promise of future leadership, and extracurricular activities.

Gray Schick of Allentown was awarded the Lehigh University Student Senate Leadership Award during the 2018 spring semester.

lunch menus

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Sept. 20: M.S., H.S.: Nachos with seasoned black beans, turkey and cheese melt on pretzel bun, steamed brown rice. Elem.: Pizza, cereal meal, also.

Friday, Sept. 21: M.S., H.S.: Toasted cheese sandwich, chicken nuggets, dinner roll, cream of tomato soup. Elem.: Pizza, cereal meal, also.

Monday, Sept. 24: Elem.: Mini chicken sliders, stuffed crust sticks with sauce, salad bar, dinner roll, cereal meal, baked beans, green pepper strips with dip. M.S., H.S.: Chicken patty sandwich, stuffed crust sticks with sauce, baked beans.

Navy officer returns to U.S.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in

Service News

A 2014 Parkland High School graduate is one of more than 1,000 sailors who recently returned to Naval Station Mayport after a six-month deployment to the Middle East and Mediterranean areas of operation.

Ensign Jacob Kappes is a Navy officer aboard the New York, an amphibious transport dock ship, which takes Marines to the locations they need to support U.S. interests around the world.

Upper Macungie police issue fraud alert warning

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

On Sept. 11, a resident reported he received a telephone call from an individual who stated he was associated with Upper Macungie Township.

The individual stated he was seeking a monetary donation for the township and he would mail the resident a form to complete and to make the donation.

Upper Macungie Township is not soliciting donations from residents.

If any township resident receives a phone call similar to this, contact Upper Macungie police at 484-661-5911 and make a police report.

Guest View

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

The latest of Pennsylvania’s REAL ID rollout

Following the events of Sept. 11, 2001, the federal government put into action a more secure form of identification, known as REAL ID, for Americans seeking to fly domestically and/or enter certain federal buildings.

Full implementation of the new requirements will go into effect Oct. 1, 2020.

Although Pennsylvania is among the last of the states to make REAL ID available, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is preparing to offer the new identification starting in March 2019.