On April 3, Amy Robertson, newly named principal of Pittsburg High School in Kansas, resigned.
An investigation into Robertson’s background uncovered questionable credentials.
And the best part?
Student journalists for Booster Redux, the high school newspaper at Pittsburg High, conducted the investigation.
John J. Bremmer Jr., 90, of Allentown, died April 8, 2017, in Devon House, Salisbury Township. Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of the late John J. Bremmer Sr. and the late Stella (Searle) Bremmer. He was the husband of the late Nancy E. (Griffiths) Bremmer.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean era.
He was a supervisor in the employee benefits department at the former Bethlehem Steel Corporation for 33 years until he retired in 1983.
He was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Allentown, where he volunteered and was an usher.
Daniel C. Scanlan, 84, of Bethlehem, died April 4, 2017. Born in St. Clair, he was a son of the late Robert D. and Helen (Mitchell) Scanlan. He was the husband of the late Justine “Jessie” M. (Uhrin) Scanlan.
He was a St. Clair HS graduate.
He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, and was stationed in Germany, where he was a member of the Ordnance Battalion and tasked with rebuilding tank engines.
He was a freight conductor on the Reading Railroad, and had retired from Conrail after 35 years.
He was a parishioner of Notre Dame of Bethlehem Catholic Church.
Hilda S. Reinik, 87, of Waretown, N.J., formerly of Bethlehem, died April 7, 2017, in Manahawkin, N.J. She was the wife of the late Ronald F. Reinik.
Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Emma (Ressler) Schrampf.
She was a 1947 graduate of William Allen HS, Allentown.
She was a secretary at the former Western Electric, Allentown, for 20 years.
Theresa “Tess” A. Kutos, 90, of Bethlehem, died April 11, 2017. Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary (Gasper) Gober. She was the wife of the late John Kutos.
She was a secretary at Conrail for 25 years until she retired in 1989.
She was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Bethlehem, and of the church’s Sodality.
Raquel (Fontoura) Rodrigues, 85, of Bethlehem, died April 9, 2017. Born in Branca, Portugal, she was a daughter of the late Ricardo and Candida (DaSilva) Fontoura. She was the wife of the late Eloi Rodrigues for 63 years.
She was a parishioner of Holy Infancy Catholic Church.
She is survived by 10 children and their spouses; 21 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two sisters; nieces; and nephews.
She was predeceased by two sisters and three brothers.
Contributions may be made to the church, 312 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem, PA 18015.
The Crusaders’ winter finished strong, raising $74,320 at Mini-THON to fund pediatric cancer research and support families struggling from cancer’s consequences. Over 300 students and faculty were involved in the 24-hour dance marathon Feb. 17 to the 18.
Saverio A. Pasqualucci, 82, of Bethlehem, died April 7, 2017. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Armando and Mamie (Madelena) Pasqualucci. He was the husband of Betty Jane Major (Dickert) Pasqualucci.
He was a 1952 graduate of Liberty HS where he was class president for three years and was a trombone player in the marching band. He earned an engineering degree from Lehigh University.