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The members of Brownie Troop #689 who participated in a Holiday Hope Chest Extravaganza at St. John's UCC ( from left to right) Madison, Abby, Ashley, McKayla, MacKenzie, Madelyn, Natalie, Brianna, Katie, Kara and Clare.
Patrice Sidoione All That Salon November 20, 2013 at 11:09 am
All That Salon participated in this first time from what I understanding giving project! It wasRead More lovely to meet the girls from the troop & I look forward to more of these wonderful giving ideas!
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paul gaynor October 13, 2013 at 08:19 pm
the pick up date for fruit should be December 6 at JAS Wholesale, not December 7. Paul Gaynor FruitRead More and Pie Sale Chairperson
Summer campers walk the trail. Some are blindfolded by bandanas, others wear vision impairment glasses to simulate the experiences of people who are blind or have low vision because of glaucoma or cataracts. Credit: Wildlands Conservancy
MARTHA LIEBERMAN August 22, 2013 at 08:22 pm
Congratulations for thinking out side the box, making nature accessible with visualRead More impairments--wish other places would do the same for all types of disabilities. Great work
Pictured from L-R: Emmaus Councilman Nathan Brown, Emmaus Main Street Parners Executive Director Teri Madison, EMSP Board President Gene Clock, Councilman Dr. Michael Waddell
An interested bystander July 25, 2013 at 09:48 am
So since you volunteer so much you'd obviously see that Teri didn't win the award, the EMSP did.Read More And since you volunteer so much you'd obviously know that the work that the EMSP does (that Teri leads) generates thousands of volunteer hours each year for the Emmaus business and residential community. It's clear that you have a personal problem with Teri and decided to try to smear her anonymously. Your pathetic attempt has been pointed out as such. Is there anything else you'd like to add? And no one believes you volunteer at all, stop making stuff up.
Latinopa July 28, 2013 at 11:03 am
You don't know me! The EMSP is a joke and and obviously you are a joke. Yes Terri is a horribleRead More leader for a non-profit organization for the small businesses of emmaus. Name 5 substantial things emsp has done to help the small bussinesses in town! Nothing. The emsp and Terri only care about their own personal survival
An interested bystander July 29, 2013 at 10:27 am
1. Started the Farmers Market, brings thousands into Emmaus every Sunday. 2. Got funding,Read More contractor and deal for the Ritter Furniture building project. 3. Got funding for the Borough Master Plan - crucial because you have to have one in order to qualify for grants. 4. Published the Emmaus Community guide, and distributed over 25,000 copies. 5. Ran many festivals over the years, brings thousands of people into Emmaus. I know you by the way.
Rev J L Wyler September 20, 2012 at 04:39 pm
We are a diverse nation, founded on the concept of freedom of religion. Let us all find ways toRead More reach out and support one another, whatever faith path we have chosen.
Ann Wlazelek September 21, 2012 at 12:22 pm
A good example for all of us. Thanks Margie
Jenae Holtzhafer September 15, 2012 at 11:52 am
Couldn't be a better day for this! Stop by and see me at our Fresh Air Fund table. We'll have someRead More fun freebies!
jennifer September 6, 2012 at 02:21 pm
This is a shame. I've been visiting Jasper Park since kindergarten at Very Cruz School. The pipe isRead More probably in some kids' basement, taken as a prank or dare. Perhaps a 'no questions asked' if the item is returned will help the Chief to become whole again.
slyfox September 6, 2012 at 04:35 pm
There is no value for it is beyond a price. This is ridiculous. Kids have nothing better to do? IRead More cannot imagine a grown adult committing this type of theft. For what end? If I would have done something like this and my Dad would have found out, and he would have, it would be extremely difficult to sit for quite a long time.
Rev J L Wyler September 5, 2012 at 01:31 pm
Circulation Day is also FREE! It is really based on the spiritual principle of FLOW--as you give,Read More so shall you receive. Items range from housewares, to toys, to linens, art, books and items that always surprise us. They are all items someone wanted at one point but are ready to release for someone else's good. There is no bartering with God and you cannot out give God. We welcome the community to come and find a treasure or something useful as we open ourselves to the flow of God's good.
slyfox July 25, 2012 at 01:18 pm
Good luck, Betty! I'm rootin' for ya!!!
MIchele Grasso July 25, 2012 at 01:33 pm
Betty is an amazing volunteer....please help her win! Spread the word to your friends. Thanks!!!
Mom of DnNnD July 25, 2012 at 01:59 pm
I'm voting for Betty! I am also going to post a link on my facebook page to promote this.
Mary Ellen Jackson August 14, 2012 at 05:55 pm
We love Miss Erin! She is always happy, gives us a smile every day, and keeps us safe. We hope sheRead More is our bus driver again this year! -Sam and Quinn
Susanne August 15, 2012 at 01:25 pm
You rock Erin!!!!
Erin Deppe August 15, 2012 at 09:57 pm
Thank you all for the nice comments! Sam & Quinn, as of now I will be your driver again thisRead More year. Enjoy the rest of your summer!
Ann Wlazelek August 3, 2012 at 12:16 am
Love this column, Margie! Thanks for bringing us more of such delightful folks. And thanks MariellaRead More for writing about it a decade ago!XO
sherry August 4, 2012 at 01:31 pm
Very nice article and very happy to be reminded of good people doing going things for theirRead More community. A hand of applause for all of you. Thank you.
Margie Peterson July 26, 2012 at 01:59 pm
Great reporting, great writing. Cedarbrook and the families who make the dream happen should beRead More commended for their efforts.
slyfox July 26, 2012 at 02:09 pm
What a terrific program and a heartlifting story. Well done!
Frank July 27, 2012 at 07:39 am
I loved this!
Judy June 30, 2012 at 08:53 am
Have not seen the Pigs fireworks yet this year. We'll see after the 4th. Nazareth always has one ofRead More the best fireworks display.
Ron July 6, 2012 at 11:25 pm
Iv'e seem Bewthleham,. Allentown, Quakertown, and Nazaeth days. Quakertown is far and away the bestRead More of them....It's about the same time but its bigger in the sky and louder!!!!
Susan Brown July 7, 2012 at 12:52 am
Bethlehem at Sand Island. Viewed from the top of Atlantic Street on Bethlehem's south side.Read More Spectacular.
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