Salisbury Press

Sunday, December 9, 2018

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL BOARD

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

WSE teacher Eric Molitoris receives award

The Salisbury Township School District Board of Directors met for its regular meeting Nov. 14 in the administration building.

Student representatives from each of the four schools provided reports on both past and upcoming events.

Janet E. Smith was recognized on the occasion of her retirement after working in the administration building for over 12 years as a PIMS/ACCESS coordinator.

Coaches and advisors were also recognized for their years of service.

Ai Orthodontics holds annual pumpkin decorating contest

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Each year, Dr. Aejaaz A. Issa and his staff at Ai Orthodontics, 550 Harrison St., Emmaus, delivers pumpkins to referring dentist offices and asks them to creatively decorate the pumpkins for the children at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest.

To make it fun, Issa holds a contest where community judges, staff and patients vote for their favorites.

The results are in. The winners of the 2018 Funny Fall Faces Pumpkin Competition, announced Nov. 12, get bragging rights until next year.

The live judge’s winners are:

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Demographic information provided to members

At the most recent curriculum and technology committee meeting, Assistant Superintendent Lynn Fuini-Hetten presented the demographic data on students who attended school in the Salisbury Township School District during the 2017-2018 school year.

The total student population was 1,608 students.

Of those students, 37.2 percent, or 599 students were economically disadvantaged, up from the previous year where there were 553 students. English Language Learners in the district were 4.2 percent, down from the year before.

LEHIGH COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY

Friday, October 26, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Animal cruelty officer cites Upper Saucon resident; charges pending on Macungie couple

The Lehigh County Humane Society has had its share of new residents recently.

Around 11:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Lehigh County Humane Society Shelter Manager Teisha Jones received a call for a rescue of 25 beagles from a home in Upper Saucon. As it turns out, there were 65 beagles and the homeowner Robert Tettemer, of Coopersburg, relinquished the animals to the humane society and according to court documents, allegedly has been cited for operating an illegal kennel, failure to produce registration for each dog and failure to have proof of rabies vaccines.

LEHIGH COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Unexpected beagle invasion brings community together

Around 11:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Lehigh County Humane Society Shelter Manager Teisha Jones received a call for a rescue of 25 beagles from a home in Upper Saucon.

When members of the team from the shelter arrived at the residence with two trucks, they were not allowed in. When they looked through the window, they saw beagles everywhere and heard barking and howling.

The resident brought the dogs out of the home one at a time and after 25 dogs, Lehigh County Humane Society officials knew there were more than 25 and they were right.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

School Resource Officer Richard Nothstein provides annual report

School Resource Officer Richard Nothstein provided his annual report to the Salisbury Township School District School Board directors at the Oct. 10 meeting.

During the 2017-2018 school year, Salisbury Township police responded to 283 calls for service. Those calls resulted in 34 arrests.

The types of calls included alarms, assaults, assists, bullying, bus issues, checking welfare, child abuse, criminal mischief, crossing guard, custody, cyber bullying, damage to property, dances and disorderly conduct.

LEHIGH COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Unexpected beagle invasion brings community together

Around 11:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Lehigh County Humane Society Shelter Manager Teisha Jones received a call for a rescue of 25 beagles from a home in Upper Saucon.

When members of the team from the shelter arrived at the residence with two trucks, they were not allowed in. When they looked through the window, they saw beagles everywhere and heard barking and howling.

The resident brought the dogs out of the home one at a time and after 25 dogs, Lehigh County Humane Society officials knew there were more than 25 and they were right.

EPSD EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

‘Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life’

The East Penn School District Education Foundation, along with the Emmaus High School Counseling Department, held its first 2018 Career Exploration Fair Oct. 4.

This event was open to all Lehigh Valley students in sixth through 12th grades and their families.

Representatives from over 50 businesses set up tables in the high school and talked with interested students about various career paths.