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SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Resident upset about alleged noise at former Captain’s Table

A Salisbury Township resident has raised concerns about alleged noise and other problems at a former popular restaurant along South Pike Avenue.

The resident, who asked a reporter for The Press that his name not be disclosed, broached the matter at the March 28 township board of commissioners’ meeting during the courtesy of the floor portion.

“My main concern is the former Captain’s Table. There’s been some incidents there where the music is very loud,” the man said.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Nicolo gets new title

A new assistant township manager has been appointed in Salisbury Township.

The Salisbury Township board of commissioners voted 4-0, with one commissioner absent at the March 28 meeting, to name Sandy Nicolo as assistant township manager-code enforcement director.

Nicolo will receive a $3,500 increase, bringing his annual salary to $86,083, according to Salisbury Township Manager Cathy Bonaskiewich.

Board of commissioners Vice President Debra Brinton brought the motion to a vote, seconded by Commissioner Rodney Conn.

Curtain Rises: Civic 2019-20 season reveals ‘Spamalot,’ ‘Sunset Boulevard’

Friday, March 29, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

Civic Theatre has announced its 2019-2020 season. However, as with theater companies across the country, theater officials were initially restricted from revealing two musicals that were uncertain at the time of the announcement.

The two shows for Civic’s season are two well-known musicals, which, it was thought, may or may not be on national tour or presented at another regional theater.

LV Auto Dealers donate $25,000 to St. Luke’s University Network

Friday, March 29, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Business Showcase

The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association has donated $25,000 to St. Luke’s University Health Network.

Planned is a new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and renovation of the inpatient pediatric unit by early 2020 at St. Luke’s University Hospital - Bethlehem.

A video of an artist’s rendering of the proposed unit and renovations was shown at the March 20 Preview Gala at Stabler Center for the 2019 Lehigh Valley Auto Show.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Thursday, March 28, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Newly approved fee schedule includes several increases

A new schedule of fees includes several increases for Salisbury Township residents and those who do business in the township.

The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners voted unanimously 5-0 at the March 14 meeting to approve a resolution setting the schedule of fees for 2019.

Making the motion to bring the resolution to a vote was Commissioner Joanne Ackerman. The motion was seconded by board of commissioners Vice President Debra Brinton.

The 23-page schedule of fees is available at the municipal building township office and on the township website.

Curtain Rises: Civic 2019-20 season has two mystery musicals

Monday, March 25, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

It’s like this: Civic Theatre has announced its 2019-2020 season. However, as with theater companies across the country, it’s restricted from announcing shows that are still uncertain.

The two shows in question for Civic’s seasons are two well-known musicals, which may or may not still be on national tour or might be presented at another regional theater.

Civic Theatre Artistic Director William Ross Sanders teased those at the March 15 season annnoucement reception at Civic514 with puzzles, references and rhymes, but no titles.

Movie Review: Brie Larson a ‘Marvel’

Monday, March 25, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

“Captain Marvel” has all that a Marvel Cinematic Universe fan might want: epic battle scenes, zooming spaceship chase scenes, a motley crew of intergalactic creatures, a buddy-film storyline, and, action, action, action.

“Captain Marvel” wouldn’t be as good as it is without Brie Larson in the title role.

Marvel and most producers of superhero movies and animated feature films make smart casting choices. The film-makers try to get the best acting and voice talent possible.

LV Auto Dealers group donates $25,000 to St. Luke’s University Health Network

Friday, March 22, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Focus

The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association has donated $25,000 to St. Luke’s University Health Network.

Planned is a new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and renovation of the inpatient pediatric unit by early 2020 at St. Luke’s University Hospital - Bethlehem.

A video of an artist’s rendering of the proposed unit and renovations was shown at the March 20 Preview Gala at Stabler Center for the 2019 Lehigh Valley Auto Show.

Realtors February report: House sales down again, decline 7.7 percent in LV

Friday, March 22, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Business Showcase

The Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR) reported that inclement weather in Februrary may have impacted sales of houses for the month.

The average sales price and median sales price increased again in February after decreases in January.

There was also a decline in new listings in February after an increase in new listings in January.

Closed sales for houses in the Lehigh Valley decreased for a second straight month, down 7.7 percent in February, with 418 houses sold, down from 453 houses sold in February 2018, according to the GLVR report released March 12.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Thursday, March 21, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Emergency Services Comprehensive Review accepted

The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners unanimously accepted the Emergency Services Comprehensive Review.

“It is strictly to accept the report. It doesn’t obligate the township to take any action,” Salisbury Township Manager Cathy Bonaskiewich said prior to the 5-0 vote for approval of the review.

Commissioner Rodney Conn made the motion, seconded by Commissioner Joanne Ackerman, to bring acceptance of the review to a vote at the March 14 township commissioners’ meeting.