Salisbury Press

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Plan to attend the Homecoming parade

The fifth annual Salisbury High School Homecoming parade will begin 5:30 p.m. Oct. 4 traveling Gaskill Avenue at Harry S Truman Elementary School to Tweed Avenue to Montgomery Street and end at the Salisbury High School parking lot. Come on out to show your Falcon Pride and be sure to join the fun at the Homecoming game, starting 7 p.m. against the Northern Lehigh Bulldogs.

The annual Homecoming dance will be held at SHS 7 p.m. Oct. 5. Information should have been given to the high school students regarding tickets.


Thursday, September 5, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Mark your calendars for the PTO back to school dinner Sept. 6

We are officially past the first week of the new school year. Hope everyone had a great first few days. With the beginning of a new school year, comes all kinds of craziness.

Salisbury Middle School will hold its open house 6:45-8:30 p.m. Sept. 5. A detailed schedule has been sent to the email on file with specific times and locations depending on what grade your child is in. The school scheduled it so you can attend more than one if you need to do so. Hope to see you there.


Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Residents encouraged to attend recycling talk

The Salisbury Township Environmental Advisory Council will host an informational evening for the community, ”Residential Recycling and How to Do It The Right Way” 7 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Salisbury Township municipal building, 2900 S. Pike Ave., Allentown. The presentation will include how impact of contamination affects recycling and what residential recycling materials are accepted for curbside pickup.


Thursday, August 8, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

District schools to open to all students Aug. 27

According to Salisbury Township School District Superintendent Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss, start of school information, including schedules for secondary students, teacher assignments for elementary students and bus assignments for all students will be available in the community portal Aug. 15. Visit at that time to access student information. Ziegenfuss noted an internal error opened the portal for access prior to everything being finalized. He asked that information be disregarded and updated information will be available soon.


Thursday, July 18, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in School

Students grow nutritious food indoors

What if you could grow food year-round, on a self-sustainable setup that required little maintenance to be successful? Would you try it? Well that’s just what the students in the fourth grade at Harry S Truman Elementary School accomplished this academic year.

Fourth grade teacher Steven Tremblay developed the idea from a contact through JuicePlus, a brand of fortified dietary supplements and a desire to help students eat healthier foods.


Thursday, July 11, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Plan to attend community night July 16

Salisbury Township School District will host summer library hours 9:30-11:30 a.m. July 10 and 17 at Harry S Truman Elementary School. Come check out all the amazing things in a book.

Salisbury Township will hold a community night 5-8 p.m. July 16 at Salisbury Middle School. The event includes food, fun and entertainment for the whole family. Hope to see you there!


Thursday, June 27, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Salisbury Youth Association registrations open

Salisbury Youth Association is now holding registrations for several fall activities.

Fall baseball registrations are open and there are two ways to register. Visit, select “fall baseball registrations” and follow the directions. You can also print out the registration form and mail it with payment to the address found online. For questions, or to have a registration form emailed to you, contact Arden Strickland at

Fees are due at time of registration.


Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Volunteers needed for the HST Ice Cream Festival June 1

With Memorial Day 2019 in the books, that means we are officially in the home stretch of the school year. Everything seems to be winding down, but in some sense, things are starting to get a little more crazy.

On May 30, students in the gifted program will present in the Harry S Truman Elementary School gym. Look for information to be coming home with your student if they are in the gifted program.