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Hanover Township Smile! An orthodontist is coming to Wegmans

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by BERNIE O'HARE in Local News

Wegmans thinks of everything. Though customers love those oatmeal raisin cookies and Chuckles candy bars, they can still have perfect smiles. That's because Dr. Luis J. Alvarez will be moving his orthodontist offices to Stoke Park Road and Wegmans Drive, right across the street from the upscale grocer. Following a July 26 hearing, Hanover zoners unanimously granted dimensional variances from setback requirements.

Representing Alvarez, Attorney Christine Durso argued that the irregular, flagpole-shaped lot, makes those variances necessary.

'We like M&Ms' Liberty student earns national math honors

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by DOUGLAS GRAVES Special to the Bethlehem Press in Local News

Troi Pitt has her name in lights - really. The 15-year old math whiz's name is literally in lights at the corner of Easton and East Elizabeth avenues where Liberty HS's digital message board trumpets successes and important events to passersby.

Troi recently won a Bronze Medal in Houston, Texas, when she placed in the Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics math competition sponsored by the NAACP.

The LHS sophomore was one of four girls that the Bethlehem Chapter of the NAACP sent to the national competition.

Students craft origami gifts for cancer patients

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by The Press in Local News

A number of Fountain Hill Elementary School students donated their time and care to patients at St. Luke's University Hospital Cancer Center recently, hand-making 1,000 paper cranes for patients in the hospital.

Hospital Marketing and Public Relations Director Sue Ross said in a release the five girls decided to do a special project with the help of their art teacher, Susan Berkenstock.