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College Corner

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Loyola

Local resident

on dean's list

Gregory Habig of South Whitehall has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2013 semester at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Calif.

Students named to the dean's list have completed 15 semester hours and earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better.

Additionally, a student must have completed all of his or her courses and never received an F in any course.

Musical fundraiser on July 20 for Miracle League

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by SUSAN RUMBLE Special to The Press in Local News

An evening of music, performed by nearly 60 individuals of all ages, is planned for July 20 in Union United Church of Christ grove, Neffs.

The program is a fundraiser for the Miracle League of the Lehigh Valley, which provides an opportunity for physically and mentally challenged youngsters to play baseball.

The organization also sponsors seasonal activities and holiday events for participants.

Bartman advances at Springhouse M.S.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by SUSAN RUMBLE Special to The Press in Local News

Jeffrey Bartman, presently serving as dean of students, has been approved as assistant principal at Springhouse Middle School at an annual salary of $94,778.

He will replace Megan Bauer who will move to Orefield Middle School as a guidance counselor.

Bartman received both his Bachelor's degree in secondary education and his Master's of education degree from Kutztown University.

He earned his principal's certification at Wilkes University, with a major in education leadership.

Bartman was a classroom teacher for 17 years.

District hires athletic trainer

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by SUSAN RUMBLE Special to The Press in Local News

When school sports begin this summer for the 2013-14 term, Parkland will have Coordinated Health for athletic trainer and physician services, replacing OAA whose contract expired.

At a recent board meeting, Superintendent Richard Sniscak said the district sent out a request for proposals and received responses from OAA, Coordinated Health and St. Luke's.

Coordinated Health offered the best deal, which will bring $1,600 in savings over last year plus additional coverage, Sniscak said.

The contracted amount for three trainers is $80,000 plus $4,500 for physicians' fees.

Rap of the Gavel

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Meetings are held in the municipal buildings unless otherwise noted.

JULY

THURSDAY 18

Parkland Library Board, 7 p.m. in the school district administration building, 1210 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall.

South Whitehall Planners, 7 p.m. agenda review; 7:30 p.m. to review: 1) Grandview Cemetery addition to mausoleum at 2735 Walbert Ave. 2) John G. and Patricia T. Koury request for resubdivision for 3513 Sturbridge Place and lot to northeast.

TUESDAY 23