John Neumann


Local roundup: St. John Neumann girls defeat Bucktail 54-27

St. John Neumann exacted revenge for a previous defeat and took a big step toward potentially hosting a District 4 Class A quarterfinal, defeating Bucktail, 54-27. The Knights (8-10) won their second straight game and outrebounded Bucktail, 42-16. Sheiana Tutler led the way, scoring a game-high 20 points, grabbing seven rebounds and adding three blocks. Gigi Parlante produced a double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds and Lily Reid scored nine points. Lizzie Weller pulled down a game-best 13 rebounds and Shanniyah Tutler had eight points, four rebounds and three assists. Makenzie Wagner led Bucktail (7-9) with 13 points.
Norristown Times Herald

Rev. Gus Puleo: Honoring one of our own — St. John Neumann

On January 5, 1860 the Bishop of Philadelphia lay in the snow a few blocks from his new cathedral, St. Peter and Paul, on Logan Square. By the time a priest arrived with the holy oils, Bishop Neumann was already dead. By his own request, this holy man was buried in a crypt in Saint Peter’s Church on 5th and Girard to be with the other fellow Redemptorist priests. This place is now the National Shrine of St. John Neumann.

At St. John Neumann commencement, speakers laud students’ PRIDE

Fifteen St. John Neumann students received diplomas Thursday night, kicking off high school graduation season, which continued Friday with ceremonies at Muncy, South Williamsport, Montgomery and Hughesville high schools. It may have been a cloudy, dreary day outside, but inside St. Boniface Catholic Church, the adjectives were perseverance, respect, independence,...

Local roundup: St. John Neumann baseball wins with walk-off

Ryan Thompson hit a two-run walkoff home run and St. John Neumann recorded its most dramatic win this season, rallying from a run down to defeat Montgomery, 7-5 at Brandon Park in high school baseball. Thompson drove in four runs and Neumann rallied from a 5-4 deficit as well as a 3-0 first-inning deficit. Kane Wright earned the win in relief and Naz Smith produced three hits. The Knights (14-2, 12-0 Mid-Penn) have won nine of their last 10 games and swept the season series from Montgomery for the first time in the 2000s. Austin Kuhn had two hits for Montgomery and Colby Springman hit an RBI double.
Times News

Girl Scout Troop chooses St. John Neumann teachers as their ‘Hometown Heroes’

Palmerton Girl Scout Troop 3305 chose their teachers as their “Hometown Heroes” in recognition of their hard work and dedication to each and every student. St. John Neumann Regional School Troop members who made the presentation to teachers include second-grader McKenna Freeby, and third-graders Sophie Cornmesser and Elizabeth Eberwein-Melluish. Pictured are, front, Girl Scout Troop member McKenna Freeby, and back, from left, teacher Renee Cerimele, teacher Cathy Eckman, and teacher Mary Hartz. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO.

Tree Hero: John Neumann

Publishers Note: This feature story originally appeared in our March / April 2012 print edition. From the Daily Dodge: The Wisconsin Urban Forestry Council has recently recognized John Neumann for his leadership. He was singled out for “Lifetime Achievement” – BEAVER DAM’S FORESTRY SUPERVISOR HONORED BY THE STATE. The heroes...

Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships donates $10,000 to St. John Neumann

Aubrey Alexander (right) presents a $10,000 check from Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships to the Neumann Angels Fund. Accepting the check are Mrs. Alisia McNamee (left), principal of St. John Neumann Regional Academy, and Mr. Paul H. Rooney, Jr., member of the Neumann Angels Campaign Committee. The Neumann Angels fund is used primarily to assist qualified families with their tuition expense.