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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Salisbury Township Police Sergeant Kevin Soberick, a native of Lansford, has been selected to make a presentation at the National Institute for Justice Rural law Enforcement Technology Institute in May. Sgt Soberick will be presenting "Response to Active Shooter," a power point presentation he authored and developed for small police departments. One of 46 officers from small police agencies across the United States, Soberick is the only officer representing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Steven Behr, Principal of the Tamaqua School District´s elementary schools, has released the names of students earning honor roll status for the third marking period of the 2009-2010 school year.

To be eligible for High Honors, students must earn straight As. To earn honors, students in grades four and five must earn four As and two Bs, while third grade students must earn three As and one B.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010
CAROL ZICKLER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

The Panther Valley Middle School has announced the Students of the Month for March. They are Jessica Scotto, sixth grade; Jacob Suveg, seventh grade; and Jordan Devitt, eighth grade.

Monday, April 26, 2010

The third quarter honor roll and principal's list for the Penn Kidder Campus of the Jim Thorpe Area School District has been announced as follows:

Honor roll

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Ms. Brumbach, elementary principal, announces the third marking period Principal's list and Honor Roll for S.S. Palmer Elementary School.

HONOR ROLL

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Distinguished Honors/ Honor Roll for the Third Marking Period at the Panther Valley Middle School are as follows:

6th Grade

Distinguished Honors

Justin Black, Megan Heckman, Matthew Hudicka, Huntre Keip, Nathan Miller, Cassie Muth, Kayla Rivers, Samuel Stanko, Ryan Taras, Kelsey Van Horn

Honor Roll

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Northampton Community College will hold its annual exhibition by fine arts students from Monday, May 3 through Sunday, May 16 in the Gallery on the Main Campus. An artist talk to be held on Thursday, May 6 at 3:30 p.m. in College Center 146 will feature participating students showing slides of their artwork and speaking about their experiences during the semester. An opening reception will follow in the Gallery from 5 to 6 p.m.

The exhibit will include paintings, drawings, sculpture, and mixed/experimental media.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Vella

Kresgeville resident Vinny Vella, a sophomore at La Salle University in Philadelphia, was named editor-in-chief of the student newspaper for the 2010-11 year.

A communication major, Vella was the features editor this past year for the weekly newspaper, the Collegian.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Ethan Robles, a freshman general studies major at Lycoming College, performed in the play "Time out for Ginger." Robles is a resident of Slatington and a graduate of Northern Lehigh High School. He played the role of Tommy Green.

The play was directed by Dr. Frederic M. Wild, assistant professor of theatre and communication at the college.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Seaman Recruit Jason E. Krawchuk, son of Michele D. and Jan E. Krawchuk of Slatington, recently completed U.S.Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

During the eight-week program, Krawchuk 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.