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Friday, May 21, 2010

Marine Corps Reserve Pvt. Brian E. Rivera, son of Rosalind Rivera of Coaldale, and Jose A. Rivera of Newnan, Ga., recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.

Rivera and fellow recruits began their training at 5 a. m., by running three miles and performing calisthenics. In addition to the physical conditioning program, Rivera spent numerous hours in classroom and field

Friday, May 21, 2010

The following are the distinguished and regular honor rolls for the third marking period in the Pleasant Valley Middle School.

Students who maintain a 92 average with no grade below a 85 are placed on the distinguished honor roll. Students maintaining an 87 average with no grade less than a 80 are placed on the regular honor roll.


Friday, May 21, 2010

Slatington resident and La Salle University junior Elizabeth Wagner received the first-place scholarship from 2010 "Philly's Future" Scholarship Awards, sponsored by The Philly Ad Club.

The $5,000 scholarship is for a student who shows promise in the communications field.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Weatherly resident Jolene Busher was one of 86 Penn State Harrisburg students honored at the college's annual Student Awards Convocation.

An English major, Busher was presented the University's Evan Pugh Scholar Award which goes to juniors and seniors in the upper 0.5 percent of their respective classes at the end of the fall semester of the academic year the award is given.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Civilian Richard Penberg, son of Linda Penberg of Bowmanstown and Richard Penberg, Jr of Bowmanstown recently enlisted in the U.S. Navy under the Delayed Entry Program at Navy Recruiting District, Pittsburgh.

The program allows recruits to enter the Navy and take up to one year to complete prior commitments such as high school. Using recruiter as mentors, this program helps recruits ease into the transition from civilian to military life.

Penberg will report for active duty to undergo basic training at the Navy's Recruit Training Center, Great Lakes, Ill.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Mauch Chunk Trust Company announced the promotion of Denise Rautzhan from Controller to Chief Financial Officer. She will be responsible for financial reporting, accounting, asset and liability management and liquidity management.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Marine Corps Reserve Pvt. Daniel T. Olenick, son of Kelly Olenick of Germansville and Eugene T. Olenick of Schnecksville, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

The following students made honor roll at Carbon Career & Technical Institute for the third marking period of the school year:

Jim Thorpe

Director's Honors – Xavier Vargas

Principal's Honors – Samantha Adams, Jonathan Baptiste, Shealyn Burkholder, Alissa Curreri, Kelsea Feliciano, Christine Jumet, Gabrielle Kline, Natashia Roth, Andrew Salazar, Sara Tompkins, Steven Villalta Danielle Walsh

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Navy Fireman Brad S. Budihas, son of Cheryl A. Marxof Northampton and James T. Budihas of Walnutport, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

During the eight-week program, Budihas completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

Friday, May 14, 2010

The Palmerton Area High School's principal, Ms. Kathleen A. Egan, has announced the Honor Roll for the second marking period of the second semester of the 2009-10 school year as announced.

High Honors ( 3.75-4.00+ GPA in all subjects)

Senior: Danielle Bissell, Michael Coscio, Jessica Fegley, Frank Hall, Daniel Haney, Tyler Holland, Madeline Koller, Sarah McGuigon, Keith Meyers, Jesse Reis, Natalie Savage, Samantha Troeller, Kimberly Varano