The Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority (LANTA) held a series of open houses Aug. 1 and 2 to get public input on a number of enhancements being considered to make the local transportation system faster, more reliable and more efficient. Planning Director Owen O'Neil said that after a two-year study LANTA has created priority routes where it wants to focus improvements. The authority has developed some ideas on how to do that, according to O'Neil, but now it is looking for public input.
Some 25 international students from the Northampton Community College's pre-collegiate summer program have been volunteering for a variety of ArtsQuest activities during several shifts at Musikfest.
The foreign volunteers worked at various North Bethlehem Musikfest sites as Eco Squad cleanup crew members doing trash collection and table cleaning.
Preparing to enter college this fall, the students come from a variety of countries including Brazil, Costa Rica, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Turkey and Vietnam.
Piano major Joshua Wilson, of Bethlehem, has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester at Westminster Choir College of Rider University, Princeton, N.J.. The college prepares musicians for careers as performers and as music leaders in schools, universities, churches and professional and community organizations. It is a division of Rider University's Westminster's College of the Arts.
Three Bethlehem residents have been named to the dean's list at Alvernia University. The students, all Occupational Therapy majors, are seniors Noel Derhammer and Danielle Manini and freshman Victoria Vidumsky.
To be eligible, students must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 credits.
Kathleen Foley of Bethlehem, was named to Keystone College's president's list. The list is comprised of full-time students who complete 12 credits and achieve a grade point average of 4.00.