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Friday, March 23, 2018

Students earn dean’s list honors

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by The Press in


The following Lehigh Valley residents were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at Lebanon College, Annville.

Allentown: Jessica Hamati-Attieh, Bethlehem Catholic High School graduate, and Samuel Miller, William Allen High School graduate, both pursuing Bachelor of Science degrees in exercise science;

Germansville: Mikaela Koenig, Northwestern Lehigh High School graduate, pursuing Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science; and

lunch menus

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, March 8: Elem.: Mini burger sliders, chicken patty sandwich, salad bar, dinner roll, cereal meal, Tater Tots, celery sticks with dip. M.S., H.S.: Cheesesteak on roll, chicken patty sandwich, Tater Tots, celery sticks with dip.

Friday, March 9: Professional Development Day. No school.

Monday, March 12: M.S., H.S.: Mini corn dogs, chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes with gravy, tossed salad. Elem.: Pizza, cereal meal, also.

Local educator honored by environmental education association

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Jacqueline McLaughlin, associate professor of biology at Penn State Lehigh Valley, Center Valley, was recently recognized by the North American Association for Environmental Education.

McLaughlin was honored with the Higher Education Educator of the Year Award, given to educators for promoting environmental education and using the environment as a context for learning in their teaching.

Facebook changes news feed

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Facebook has changed its news feed, and has decreased the amount of local news you will see on the site. But there is a way to make sure you still see the local content from the Parkland Press.

According to Facebook, your news feed will prioritize posts from friends and family over businesses and pages, including local newspapers.

Luckily, Facebook allows users to prioritize pages so you see their content first. If you want to continue seeing articles from the Parkland Press, here are some instructions:

College Corner

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by The Press in

Valley students on dean’s list


The following residents were named to the dean’s list during the fall semester at Bucknell University, Lewisburg.

Allentown: Frankie Guida, Class of 2021;

Breinigsville: Nate Feyrer, Class of 2021, and Alisa Hardy, Class of 2020;

Kutztown: Amanda Miller, Class of 2018; and

Schnecksville: Eva Munshower, Class of 2020.

A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean’s list recognition.

When changing the clocks ...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Clean out old medication, too

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin is asking county residents to take the time to clean out their medicine cabinets when they change their clocks for Daylight Saving Time on March 11.

“Lehigh County residents should take this opportunity to identify and dispose of unused and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications, some of which can be both dangerous and addictive,” Martin said. “These drugs need to be removed from homes in a timely manner.