Salisbury Press

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Another view

Thursday, March 15, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Gap Inc. normalizes breast-feeding in recent online ad

I’m one happy Gap customer. Not only do the company’s jeans fit me well, its ad posted online featuring a mother breast-feeding her child made me especially happy and proud.

During a recent photo shoot, Adaora Akubilo, the model in the photo, paused a moment during the shoot to breast-feed her son Arinze, who got hungry while she was working. The mother and son moment was posted on Instagram Feb. 22 with two photos and the hashtag #LoveByGapBody.

Some of the comments to the photos posted on Gap’s Instagram page include:


Thursday, March 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Lost property

A student at Salisbury High School, 500 E. Montgomery St., reported a lost wallet containing a driver’s license and two gift cards 2:50 p.m. March 1.

A family member of a resident at Manor Care Health Services, 1265 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., reported the theft of a purse 9:26 a.m. March 1. The family member said money was in the purse and is also missing from a bank account. Police are investigating.

A resident in the 2000 block of Greenwood Road reported 12:15 p.m. March 6, a debit card was compromised and $2,700 was taken from the account. Police are investigating.

Guest View

Thursday, March 15, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Sunshine Week: March 11-17

Truth. Facts. Transparency. Simple words that shine even more brightly as we celebrate Sunshine Week.

This appropriately named week, organized 13 years ago by The American Society of Newspaper Editors and Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, helps all of us realize the importance of what freedom of information truly means.

Information belongs in the hands of the people, and officials of government should never shield the public from this constitutional right.

Patriots’ Day Dinner April 21

Thursday, March 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Shelter House Society will host the annual Patriots’ Day Dinner April 21 at Citizens Number 2 Fire Company, 10th and Broad streets, Emmaus. The dinner begins 6:30 p.m.

Following dinner, historian/photographer Scott Herring will present the program, “250 Years of Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal.” Herring’s presentation will feature an illustrated talk with images of the underground as hard coal is wrested from its vein and brought to the surface.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, March 9, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, March 7: Breaded pork chop, cabbage and bow ties, pickled beets, wheat bread w/margarine, chilled apricots.

Thursday, March 8: Chicken corn chowder, grilled sausage, grilled potatoes with egg, three bean salad, fresh biscuit w/margarine, apple walnut crumb cake.

Friday, March 9: Vegetarian vegetable soup, meatball (fish available) sandwich w/ mozzarella cheese, Caeser salad, applesauce.

Monday, March 12: Calves’ liver / onion gravy, mashed red potatoes, roasted Brussels sprouts, wheat bread w/ margarine, tapioca.

Salisbury: ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

Friday, March 9, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Salisbury High School presents “Once Upon a Mattress,” a musical comedy inspired by “The Princess and the Pea,” a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale.

Show times are 7 p.m. March 15, 16, 17 and 3 p.m. March 18, auditorium, Salisbury High School, 500 E. Montgomery St., Salisbury Township.

The show, with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer, opened on Broadway in 1959.

Student Poetry deadline March 16

Friday, March 9, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Submissions are now being accepted for the 13th annual award-winning Lehigh Valley Press Student Poetry Project.

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, poems will be selected in each of the Elementary School, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 25 and April 26 Focus section in the eight Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and web sites.