Salisbury Press

Wednesday, November 21, 2018


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Demographic information provided to members

At the most recent curriculum and technology committee meeting, Assistant Superintendent Lynn Fuini-Hetten presented the demographic data on students who attended school in the Salisbury Township School District during the 2017-2018 school year.

The total student population was 1,608 students.

Of those students, 37.2 percent, or 599 students were economically disadvantaged, up from the previous year where there were 553 students. English Language Learners in the district were 4.2 percent, down from the year before.


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Moving permit ordinance amendments, rental inspection program adopted

After the term, property manager and changes to that term were made, amendments to the moving permit ordinance and adoption of a rental property inspections program have been approved by the Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners.

Commissioners voted unanimously 5-0, on a motion by Commissioner Joanne Ackerman and seconded by Commissioner James Seagreaves, to approve amending the moving permit ordinance and adopting the rental inspections program at the Nov. 8 township meeting.


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Nov. 21

Thanksgiving service with a hymn sing 7 p.m. with a pie fest following the service at Concordia Lutheran Church, 2623 Brookside Road, Macungie. All are welcome. For more information, call 610-965-3265.

Nov. 26

The Woman’s Club of Emmaus will host a program presented by the Wildlands Conservancy 1 p.m. in St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. Visitors are welcome.

Nov. 27


Thursday, November 15, 2018 by MARGE HOPKINS in Local News

Operations committee to evaluate repairs versus cost of building new school

Prior to the opening of Salisbury Township School District operations committee meeting Nov. 5, School Resource Officer Richard Nothstein introduced Officer Jason Laky as the new full-time school resource officer at Salisbury Middle School beginning January 2019.

A graduate of Salisbury High School, Laky has 20 years with the Salisbury Township Police Department with 16 of those years as the head of the K-9 program.

Initially Laky will serve on a part-time basis until the new school year begins in September 2019.


Thursday, November 15, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

2019 budget available for public inspection

The proposed 2019 Salisbury Township budget is now available for public inspection.

The budget was to have been posted Nov. 9 on the township website, from which a copy of the 46-page budget can be printed.

A copy of the budget is also available for the public to view during business hours Monday through Friday at the township municipal building, 2900 S. Pike Ave.

The budget was discussed for about one hour and 15 minutes during a workshop held after the Nov. 8 township meeting.


Thursday, November 15, 2018 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Paws applause to celebrate 10 years

The Cold Nose Lodge luxury dog center hosted a 10th anniversary party at the center, 235 West Penn Ave., Alburtis, recently.

The event featured musical performances by “The Circuit Breakers,” of Emmaus, free refreshments, an anniversary cake and a chance to spin the prize wheel.

Vendors included Canine Acres Bakery and Deli, Bechtelsville, offering homemade doggy treats for sale. SOS Beagle Rescue collected toys for puppies, small puppy collars, dog treats and monetary donations.