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Election results in from Nov. 8 general election

Thursday, November 17, 2016 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Opinion

All election results were obtained from Lehigh County Voter Registration. These results are unofficial until certified by the Board of Elections.

President of the United States

Hillary Clinton/Tim Kane, Democratic, 77,087 votes, 50.37 percent

Donald Trump/Mike Pence, Republican, 70,285 votes, 45.93 percent

Darrell Castle/Scott Bradley, Constitution, 526 votes, .34 percent

Jill Stein/Ajamu Baraka, Green, 1,338 votes, .87 percent

Gary Johnson/Bill Weld, Libertarian, 3,795 votes, 2.48 percent

Total: 153,031 votes, 100 percent

Board members review Sunshine Act

Thursday, November 17, 2016 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Attorney John E. Freund III, with King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul, LLC, attended the Salisbury Township School District operations committee meeting Nov. 7 to provide a presentation on the Sunshine Act.

Board members Samuel DeFrank and Joseph Gnall were not in attendance.

The Sunshine Act general rule states official action (votes) and deliberations performed by a quorum of the members of an agency must take place at a public meeting.

Agency includes governing bodies and committees who render advice or take official action on matters of agency business.

‘Twelfth Night’ opens Nov. 10

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in School

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.

‘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.