An open house was held recently to thank donors who participated in the St. Luke's University Hospital Dinner by Starlight event in 2010. The evening was also an opportunity to show the donors how the money was used to serve the needs of children in the Allentown area.
The newest office in the St. Luke's Pediatric Associates KidsCare Center is located at 1227 Liberty St., Suite 303, in Allentown.
There are seven pediatricians and seven nurse practioners for the practice which sees patients from birth through age 18.
Assistant Superintendent Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss shared Teaching and Learning 2014 survey results with the school board members at the curriculum and technology meeting Feb. 6 at Salisbury Middle School.
Three surveys on TL2014 have been given: December 2011, May 2012 and December 2012.
School will once again begin before Labor Day for the 2013-2014 school year with an orientation day scheduled for Aug. 26 for students in grades kindergarten, first, sixth and ninth.
The first day of school for all students is Aug. 27.
Teachers return to school Aug. 20, 21 and 22 with professional development days.
School is closed Aug. 30 and Sept. 1 for the Labor Day holiday.
In a unanimous vote Feb. 13, the Salisbury Township School Board approved the 2013-2014 preliminary general fund budget reflecting total expenditures in the amount of $31,788.041.
Superintendent Michael Roth was authorized to apply for all referendum exceptions. Roth said he will continue to look for ways to cut the budget and save money where possible.
Board members Samuel DeFrank, George Gatanis and John Moyer were not in attendance and did not vote on the preliminary budget.
As part of the reading curriculum for seventh grade students at Salisbury Middle School, the book "Where the Red Fern Grows" by Wilson Rawls is a favorite.The story revolves around a 10-year-old boy from the Ozarks during the great depression and his two hunting hounds Old Dan and Little Ann. The story follows the boy's trials and tribulations and the many emotions surrounding these dogs.
The curriculum and technology committee met at Salisbury Middle School Feb. 6 and were impressed by the presentations made by the students.
Stations were set up for committee members, administrators, parents and community members to observe the various projects being worked on by students, who have incorporated technology into their sophisticated projects.
Salisbury High School theatre is offering a musical twist with its spring production of "Romeo and Juliet: a musical tragedy" which opens 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, just in time for Valentine's Day. It continues 7:30 Feb. 16 and 2 p.m Feb. 17. All performances are at Salisbury High School.
Director for the play is Will Windsor Erwin, Peter Sikalias is the choreographer and assistant director, Lucille Kincaid is the music director and CJ Matz is the scenic designer.
The Lindberg Park committee met with Urban Research and Development Corp. consultants to give their final approval on the Lindberg Park Master Plan Jan. 21.
The 10-phase Lindberg plan is projected to cost from $1 million to $2 million and could take 10 to 20 years to complete.
Phase One, construction of the approximate 3/4-mile perimeter, eight-foot wide bikeway and walking path, is to cost $300,000.
The Lindberg Park trail connection, part of the Lehigh County Green Future Fund, will connect the Lindberg Park trail link to Lehigh Parkway, Allentown.
As part of their reorganization at the Jan. 21 Salisbury Township Recreation Advisory Committee meeting, Frank Adamcik was approved as chairperson, Walter Aungst was approved as vice chairperson and Mark Wilson was approved as secretary.
At the Jan. 23 school board meeting, Salisbury High School student representatives provided a report on activities at the school for the school board members and provided each a gift, thanking them for their service to the students and the community.
January is school director recognition month and each member was also provided a certificate from Superintendent Michael Roth, acknowledging their volunteer service.