Alana Harrington, who graduated from Northwestern Lehigh High School, was awarded a $750 scholarship by Ai Orthodontics, Emmaus.
Alana is the daughter of Patrick and Dolores Harrington of New Tripoli.
She has been involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Ignite Youth Group, Northwestern Lehigh Varsity Football, Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Youth and is a member of the National Honor Society.
She plans on attending Indiana Wesleyan University in the fall to study biology and pre-med.
Clayton O. Gilbert, 81, of Cetronia, South Whitehall, died Aug. 3, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
He and his wife Eleanore J. (Miller) Gilbert celebrated their 57th wedding aniversary in April.
Born in West Penn Township, he was a son of the late Millard and Carrie (Daubenspeck) Gilbert.
He was employed by the former Lehigh Valley Dairy, Allentown, during the 1950s and early 1960s.
He later was employed in the Trust Department of the former First National Bank of Allentown, now Wells Fargo Bank, for 30 years before retiring in 1997.
Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Krumsville, will have its seventh annual Summer Fest 1-7 p.m. August 25 at the church, rain or shine.
Entertainment will begin at 3 p.m. and will feature The Majestics, Lester Miller's Hoe Downers and The Miller Brothers.
There will be games for adults and children, food, a bake sale, a basket raffle and a flea market as well as other fun activities.
For more information, call 610-756-6210 or visit www.mtzionkutztown.org.
Special Olympics of Lehigh County Track and Field competition was held at Whitehall High School stadium.
C.F. Martin & Co., Inc., Nazareth, largest producer of acoustic guitars in the United States, is giving away a Martin D-28 during the 29th annual Musikfest, Bethlehem.
As part of the contest, Martin Guitar is giving a private tour of the Martin Guitar Factory in Nazareth, and an opportunity to meet C.F. Martin & Co. Chairman and CEO Chris Martin IV, who will sign the brand-new D-28 guitar.
If you live in the suburbs or if you have the opportunity to drive along country roads, I hope you take the time to enjoy the varieties of colors and species of wildflowers growing along the highways and byways.
Many of them are listed as invasive, but they tend to brighten up my travels from home to local destinations.
Northwestern Lehigh High School students Daniel Masetti and Patrick Stroebel won second place at the state finals of the National Science Olympiad competition.
Bethlehem's Jeremy Galyon stars in the opera, "Susannah," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10 and 3 p.m. Aug. 12 in the Berks Opera Workshop and the Fall Festival of the Arts production, WCR Center for the Arts, 140 N. 5th St., Reading.
Carlisle Floyd's masterpiece was inspired by Appalachian folk songs, hymns and opera melodies. It was written during the 1950's McCarthy Era and inspired by the biblical Apocrypha.
In the opera's plot, Susannah is an innocent young person targeted by closed-minded hypocrites and preyed upon by a corrupt leader.