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‘Twelfth Night’ opens Nov. 10

Friday, November 11, 2016 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The island of Illyria is the setting for William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” being performed by Salisbury High School Theatre 7 p.m. Nov. 10 through 12 and 3 p.m. Nov. 13.

“Twelfth Night” is a comedy which includes a shipwreck, romance, mistaken identity, a fight scene, celebrations and more.

The play is directed by Will Windsor Erwin.

“I chose this show because of the flexible casting. It’s great. We have a cast of 19,” Erwin said.

Two seek 131st District seat

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Democrat Joanne Jackson is challenging incumbent Republican Justin J. Simmons for the 131st Legislative District in the general election Nov. 8.

The 131st Legislative District includes, in Lehigh County, Townships of Lower Milford, Salisbury (Ward 3, division 1), Upper Milford, Upper Saucon, Boroughs of Coopersburg and Emmaus; In Northampton County, Lower Saucon Township, districts, 1, 2, 4, 7 and 8; in Montgomery County, Township of Upper Hanover, Boroughs of EAst Greenville, Pennsburg and Red Hill.

Mackenzie runs unopposed for 134th District seat

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Republican Ryan E. Mackenzie is running unopposed in the 134th Legislative District in the general election Nov. 8.

The 134th Legislative District includes, in Lehigh County, Alburtis, Lower Macungie Township, Macungie, Salisbury Township (Wards 4 and 5) and South Whitehall (Districts 3 and 4); in Berks County, Hereford Township, Longswamp Township, Richmond Township, Rockland Township and Topton.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Thursday, October 27, 2016 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

School resource officer provides annual report

School Resource Office Richard Nothstein attended the Oct. 19 school board meeting to provide an annual report to board members on the police involvement for the 2015-2016 school year.

During that time, police responded to 265 calls for service, resulting in 63 arrests. Nothstein noted in the 2014-2015 school year, police responded to 281 calls with 43 arrests.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Thursday, October 27, 2016 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Honorees attend Oct. 19 meeting

The Salisbury Township School District met Oct. 19 and honored some very deserving people during the meeting.

Jacob Glenister, Nathan Reed and Benjamin Wiener were recognized for being named 2017 National Merit Commended Students.

Nora E. Perron-Jones was recognized for her 28 years of service to the district. Perron-Jones retired as director of special education.

Superintendent Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss wished Perron-Jones all the best.

“You will be missed. Thank you for your service.”

Board members continued their accolades for Perron-Jones.

STSD Board member resigns

Thursday, October 27, 2016 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Dr. Christopher Spedaliere has resigned as a Salisbury Township School District school board member effective Oct. 19.

Spedaliere joined the board in 2013.

“I recently was given more responsibilities at work and no longer have the time to adequately fulfill my board duties,” Spedaliere said. “I no longer have the time to volunteer on the board while advancing in my career and being the father of three young children.”

Spedaliere said he originally planned on finishing his term and not seeking office in the next cycle.

Collecting for Stockings for Soldiers

Thursday, October 27, 2016 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Press will once again participate in Stockings for Soldiers working with Keystone Military Families. For our readers who would also like to participate, the items needed are listed below.

All items collected go to all branches of the military and to locations in Afghanistan, Kuwait, Korea and any other Troops who request support from home. All items are sorted and packed according to the requests received directly from the Troops or their families. Since we are gearing up for the holiday season, special holiday items have been added to the list.

The Press collects for Stockings for Soldiers

Thursday, October 20, 2016 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Press will once again participate in Stockings for Soldiers working with Keystone Military Families. For our readers who would also like to participate, the items needed are listed below.

All items collected go to all branches of the military and to locations in Afghanistan, Kuwait, Korea and any other Troops who request support from home. All items are sorted and packed according to the requests received directly from the Troops or their families. Since we are gearing up for the holiday season, special holiday items have been added to the list.