A Salisbury Township church has received a variance to construct a ramp to improve access to the building.
The Salisbury Township Zoning Hearing Board voted unanimously 5-0 to grant the variance for Emmanuel Fellowship Church of Allentown, 1923 S. Bradford St.
Zoner Todd Laudenschlager made the motion, seconded by zoning hearing board member Ronald Evans, to bring approval of the variance to a vote. Before the vote, none of the zoners voiced questions concerning the church appeal.
The Salisbury Township Police Department is expediting the process to get rid of abandoned vehicles in the township.
On a recent survey of abandoned vehicles in one area of the township, “I estimated there’s 30 to 40 vehicles,” Salisbury Township Police Officer Bryan Losagio said.
A vehicle can be determined to be abandoned if its registration is out-of-date, if it’s not inspected or if it has an inspection that’s not up-to-date.
“We get a lot from Allentown. I don’t know what’s so special about our streets, but they drop them off,” Losagio said.
On Jan. 30, Salisbury Township School District hosted a community visioning session with two representatives from Fielding International educational architecture design firm.
Nathan Strenge, senior education consultant and Cierra Mantz, senior designer presented to those in attendance at the event, held in the Salisbury High School library.
A father’s plan to subdivide his Lehigh Parkway North property in order for his son to build a house next to his has been denied.
The Salisbury Township Zoning Hearing Board voted unanimously 5-0 to reject the appeal by Victor and Nabila Youssef for a variance to subdivide their lot, 1746 Greenwood Road, into two lots with Lots 1 and 2 having insufficient lot size (30,000-square-foot required; 27,355-square-foot proposed) and with Lot 2 having insufficient lot width (150 feet required; 139.49 feet proposed). The property is in the township R1 Rural Residential Zoning District.
As part of the Catholic Schools Week festivities, St. Ann School, in Emmaus, not only showcased the accomplishments of its students but also reached out to the community. This year, students earned a dress down day by donating to the service dog training group Alpha Bravo Canine.