Posted on Facebook June 3 - George Floyd’s death and Policing in America
Last Tuesday, when the video of George Floyd’s death was aired, I was horrified at what I saw. Like all Americans across this nation, I was outraged at the callous actions of the Police Officer kneeling on Mr. Floyd’s neck. I was also shocked at the actions of the three other officers who stood idly by and did not attempt to intervene even though it was their duty to do so.
LCCC: ‘Military-Friendly’ designation given
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) has received the designation, “Military- Friendly School,” from VIQTORY, publisher of GI Jobs magazine.
LCCC provides resources and support services to more than 350 active military and veteran students, including their spouses and dependents.
Resources include veterans’ lounges at the Schnecksville and Tamaqua campuses, preferred scheduling, scholarship opportunities and a Veterans Support Team to provide the resources needed to successfully transition to college.
Northampton Community College
Celebrate the Class of 2020 June 18
The Northampton Community College community will come together virtually at 6:30 p.m. June 18 to celebrate the accomplishments of more than 700 spring 2020 graduates.
Annual Awards Convocation observed
Northampton Community College virtually recognized its most outstanding students during its Annual Awards Convocation held on April 29. The Bethlehem area residents honored were Abed Nego Sanchez Morales, Jessie Bernhardt, Ariana Smith, Kimberly Schwartz, Jenna Teague and Jamie Ratchford.
The City of Bethlehem yard waste facility, 1480 Shoenersville Road, has mulch and compost for pick-up. Hand loading is available for up to three 30 gallon containers for qualified residents of the City of Bethlehem, Hanover Township (Northampton County) and the Borough of Fountain Hill only. Loader services are available for 10 dollars cash only per bucket full. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday; closed on Sundays.
Several Bethlehem area residents were named to Kutztown University’s dean’s list for outstanding academic achievement during the 2020 spring semester. To be eligible, an undergraduate student must be registered for at least 12 credits and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60.