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STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, December 7, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in School

Anna Bishop

Q: In what grade are you currently enrolled?

A: I am in 12th grade at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is anatomy and physiology. I am interested in learning about the human body and plan on pursuing a degree in the health field. I think it is a unique topic to learn about.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in School

Ruby Wiener

Q: In what grade are you currently enrolled?

A: I am in the12th grade at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is science, specifically anatomy and physiology. I love learning about how the world and human body work and applying this knowledge in the future toward bettering the lives of people and the planet they live on.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I was recognized as cross country MVP and was named to National Honor Society.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in School

Molly Kiska

Q: In what grade are you currently enrolled?

A: I am currently enrolled in 12th grade at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is anatomy and physiology. I took this course my junior year and I loved it. All of the dissections and learning about how the human body works was fascinating.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I am in National Honor Society.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Friday, November 17, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in School

Owen Mendes

Q: In what grade are you currently enrolled?

A: I am currently in 12th grade at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is literature. I enjoy the ability to analyze texts and understand more about others’ experiences that normally wouldn’t be available to me.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I’m in National Honor Society. I was a member of the winning team for the PBS Scholastic Scrimmage tournament in 2016.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

PPL ELECTRIC UTILITIES

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in Local News

Company gives away trees in new program

PPL Electric Utilities is giving away trees.

The utility company is donating trees to local and municipal governments, schools and organizations with an environmental focus through its new Community Roots program.

On Sept. 13 representatives from the company along with staff members of the Wildlands Conservancy planted trees at the Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, Emmaus, one of the Wildlands Conservancy sites, to open the program.

ANIMALS IN DISTRESS

Thursday, September 14, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in Local News

State Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st, tours animal shelter in support of Libre’s Law

In June, Pennsylvania became safer for animals, especially pets, when Gov. Tom Wolf signed Libre’s Law.

On Aug. 30, Lois Gadek, Ph.D., president of the board of trustees of Animals in Distress, a no-kill shelter in Upper Saucon Township, gave State Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st and Kristen Tullo, Humane Society of the United States - Pennsylvania state director, a tour of the shelter to illustrate the constituents whom the law protects – animals, including pets and future pets.

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in Police Log

Federal indictment names 10

A federal indictment names 10 people in a drug trafficking case in which arrests were made and cash and property were seized at a Salisbury Township residence earlier this year.

The unsealed indictment was released to The Press Aug. 27 by the Philadelphia office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and issued by Acting United States Attorney Louis D. Lappen.

The sun, the moon and a solar eclipse

Thursday, August 24, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in Local News

Mark Twain fans may recall how a total eclipse helps protagonist Hank Morgan escape death and impress royalty and the magician Merlin when Morgan time travels to sixth century England after a blow to the head in Twain’s novel “A Connecticut Yankee in King’s Arthur’s Court.”

On Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse, visible to the continental United States, inspired scientists, baffled wildlife and dazzled star gazers with its celestial show.