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Sunday, July 5, 2020

Students on dean’s list

Thursday, June 25, 2020 by The Press in Local News

Moravian

Moravian College, Bethlehem, announced June 17 the students named to the dean’s honor list for the spring 2020 semester.

Germansville: Morgan Delong, Rachel Mikols, and Matthew Shields;

Kempton: Emily Mittl; and

New Tripoli: Lucas Metzger and Samuel Yadush.

Students who carry three or more course units during the fall or spring term and attain a GPA for the term of 3.50 or higher are placed on the dean’s honor list.

College Corner

Thursday, June 25, 2020 by The Press in

New Tripoli resident honored

Scranton

Brooke Devers of New Tripoli was among the 52 University of Scranton students inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the national Jesuit honor society.

Devers is a senior health administration major at the Jesuit university.

Alpha Sigma Nu is the only honor society open to students and faculty in all disciplines of the University.

Juniors, seniors and graduate students, including students in doctoral level degree programs, who have distinguished themselves in scholarship, loyalty and service are eligible for membership.

College Corner

Thursday, June 25, 2020 by The Press in Local News

New Tripoli resident honored

Scranton

Brooke Devers of New Tripoli was among the 52 University of Scranton students inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the national Jesuit honor society.

Devers is a senior health administration major at the Jesuit university.

Alpha Sigma Nu is the only honor society open to students and faculty in all disciplines of the University.

Juniors, seniors and graduate students, including students in doctoral level degree programs, who have distinguished themselves in scholarship, loyalty and service are eligible for membership.

State police investigate shootings in Northwestern Lehigh County

Thursday, June 25, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

State Police Troop M, Fogelsville, and Bethlehem, are investigating a series of shootings that have occurred throughout the northern part of Lehigh County.

State Police Troop M, Fogelsville, are investigating two shooting incidents in Weisenberg and Lowhill townships.

According to State Police Trooper First Class Nathan T. Branosky, community service officer/public information officer with Troop M, Bethlehem, troopers responded to the 9700 block of Bartholomew Court, Weisenberg Township, 9:58 a.m. June 10 for a report of gunshots in the area.

Berks County libraries prepare to reopen, begin curbside service

Thursday, June 25, 2020 by The Press in Local News

In response to the county’s transition to the “yellow phase” of the governor’s reopening plan, Berks County Public Libraries will begin offering curbside pickup service to patrons throughout June.

This is the first step of a phased reopening under guidance from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries and local officials.

Since mid-March when libraries in Berks County closed their doors to in-person service, library directors have been monitoring the COVID-19 situation and evaluating best practices to reopen safely for their patrons and staff.

Editor’s View II Pandemic has changed our lives

Thursday, June 25, 2020 by The Press in Opinion

The Great COVID-19 Shutdown changed lives for a lot of people. More people are unemployed than in recent history.

Some of us are working harder than ever. Front-line workers who never worried about getting sick — or dying — from exposure at their jobs are now paying attention to having the right protective gear.

Some people are isolated and lonely. Another faction says the numbers are inaccurate and they are angry about staying home, wearing a mask and being restricted.