Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Emmaus Travel and Intramural Baseball holding winter workouts.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
The Emmaus Youth Association is holding winter workouts for all boys ages 8 through 12 who live in the Emmaus, Upper Milford, Alburtis and Macungie areas and plan to participate in spring Travel or Intramural baseball. These workouts, which will cover hitting, fielding and throwing, cost $20.00 per two-hour session. Workouts will be held at Elite Sports Academy, 6330 Hedgewood Dr., Suite 310, Allentown, from 5 to 7 p.m. The remaining workout dates are: Jan. 23, Feb. 6 and 20 March 5 and 19 and April 2. For more information, contact Brian Onushco at email@example.com or 610-966-1636
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
The girls went from losing all their games to being undefeated.
Name: Lunachicks Softball Team School: 16- and 17-year-old girls from Emmaus High School, Moravian Academy and home schooled Accomplishment: They are the #1 ranked team in PA & the Mid Atlantic Region, and #4 in the Nation for 16 "B" age group according to the USSSA (United States Specialized Sports Association) rankings. Key to Awesomeness: The Lunachicks Softball Team, which is a member of the Lehigh Valley Girls Softball League and plays through the Emmaus Youth Association, won the 2011 USSSA Eastern World Series 16 "B" this summer in Salisbury, Md. The team played nine games for the World Series title, winning each one. In addition to winning the series, the following trophies were won by the team and its members: Members of the …
Friday, September 30, 2011
For more than 30 years, Eyer has dedicated his heart and soul to the future of Emmaus.
Name: John Eyer Town in which you live: Emmaus Occupation: Civil Designer for PPL Susquehanna Family: Married to Michele (Timar) Eyer; Four children - Stephanie, Melissa, Matthew and Jenny and five grandchildren - McKenize, Reagan, Luke, Aidan and Logan. How long have you been involved with the Emmaus Halloween Parade committee? Parade committee, 31 years; Vice Chairman and Parade Marshall, last 15 years. Tell us about your involvement with EYA (Emmaus Youth Association): "I got involved with the EYA in 1981 while I was coaching the Fillies softball team. In that time I was vice president, president and presently serve as the chairman of the board." Why are you so passionate about the EYA? "I feel it is important for us to …
Friday, September 23, 2011
This life-long Emmaus resident and dedicated volunteer has been involved with everything from softball to flashy parades.
Name: Kathy Mintzer Town in which you live: Born and raised in Emmaus Occupation: Custodian at St. Ann's Catholic School Tell about the various hats you wear in the Emmaus community: Vice-President of Parks and Recreation Commission, President of Emmaus Youth Association (EYA), member of St. John's Lutheran Property Committee, President of East Penn Girls Softball League Tell us about your involvement with EYA: "I have been involved in EYA for 10 years. I was first a coordinator for the A-League teams, moving on to coordinating all softball. I have been the President for nearly three years. I gave up the softball coordinator position two years ago. Through EYA I volunteer to coordinate and work the concession stand at (Emmaus) Community …
Friday, September 16, 2011
In the 50-plus years Marshall Rau has lived in the area, he has volunteered more than his share of time for the betterment of our town.
Name: Marshall Rau Town in which you live: East Texas for the past seven years, but before that lived in Emmaus for 50 years. Tell us about your involvement in the community. Rau is an active member of the Emmaus Moravian Church; he's been Sacristan for 12 years and a church trustee for 12 years. He also takes care of the church cemetery. Plus, Rau is a former volunteer fireman in Emmaus. Rau is currently on the Board of Trustees of Citizens Fire Co. #2. He has been in charge of baseball/softball programs for the club for more than 30 years. Explain your involvement with the EYA (Emmaus Youth Association). Why are you so passionate about it? "I was on the EYA board for over 15 years -- when the EYA traveling teams, Biddie, Midget, Knee-Hi…
Friday, August 5, 2011
Cool off with an icy scoop between 4 and 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5. and help the EYA.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Friday, August 5, 2011
The Emmaus Youth Association is running a fundraiser at Rita's Italian Ice from 4 to 8 p.m. today. A portion of the sales between those hours will benefit the kids that participate in EYA activities. Founded in 1957, according to the EYA Web site, the Emmaus Youth Association strives to teach youngsters about teamwork through competitive play in a variety of team sports and other recreational activities.