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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Women’s Veterans Empowered and Thriving Steelstacks hosts nonprofit panel

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by ALLI POCZAK in Local News

Nov. 11 is a day we spend honoring our current and former Armed Service members in many different ways. This past Veterans Day, Jenny Pacanowski, U.S. Army, founder and director of the nonprofit Women Veterans Empowered and Thriving, did so by hosting a featured panel of women veterans sharing stories, experiences, and challenges faced during deployment and after returning home.

Women’s Veterans Empowered and Thriving Steelstacks hosts nonprofit panel

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by ALLI POCZAK in Local News

Nov. 11 is a day we spend honoring our current and former Armed Service members in many different ways. This past Veterans Day, Jenny Pacanowski, U.S. Army, founder and director of the nonprofit Women Veterans Empowered and Thriving, did so by hosting a featured panel of women veterans sharing stories, experiences, and challenges faced during deployment and after returning home.

50th anniversary ‘sparks’ new project

Monday, February 19, 2018 by ALLI POCZAK in Local News

The Lehigh Valley Community Foundation recdently celebrated its 50th anniversary as a public charity. Wanting to commemorate the past 50 years in a special way, the foundation created the “Be the Spark” grant-making project. Its success was observed by the community during a 50th Anniversary Capstone Event Jan. 24 in the Fowler Blast Furnace Room at the ArtsQuest Center.

Cops ‘n’ Kids reaches Lincoln

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 by ALLI POCZAK in School

Cops ‘n’ Kids Children’s Literacy Program completed yet another fantastic event of giving, this time for the children of Lincoln ES. Students packed the auditorium on the morning of March 31, anticipating a day filled with reading and fun. During the assembly, students learned how the Liberty HS National Honor Society raised over $800 to be used to purchase brand new books for each student at Lincoln.

Tree tossing for a cause ... and a memory

Monday, January 2, 2017 by ALLI POCZAK in Local News

For years, Mike DeCrosta and his good friend Peter Kearns have been hosting a Christmas tree toss event at Mike’s More Miles Automotive on Stefko Boulevard. Sadly, this year’s event on Dec. 24 was missing one of its important founders with the passing of Peter Kearns.

DeCrosta and the Kearns family dedicated this year’s toss as the “First Memorial Peter Kearns Christmas Tree Toss.” Before the tossing began, DeCrosta spoke about his beloved friend.

“(Peter) did great things for his family and the community,” he said, “and we want to continue his legacy.”