Salisbury Press

Wednesday, July 17, 2019


Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Local News

In our coverage of the Emmaus Flag Day program in the June 26 edition of The Press, we noted Marge Heatley as being the Woman’s Club of Emmaus Flag Day president. She is president of the Emmaus Flag Day Association. Pat Stasko and Pat Waller are co-chairs of the Woman’s Club of Emmaus’s Flag Day Committee. The Woman’s Club of Emmaus’s Flag Day Committee is passing the Emmaus Flag Day program to the Emmaus Rotary Club. The program is not being discontinued but being carried on by the Emmaus Rotary Club. We apologize for the errors.

Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church holds annual summer congregational picnic

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by JIM MARSH in Local News

For the 22nd time since 1997, Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church congregants and friends from throughout the Lehigh Valley got to enjoy picnic fare, games, music, prizes and fellowship at the church’s annual summer festival and old-fashioned congregational picnic at the church’s Devonshire Road campus adjacent to the Salisbury Middle School.

Linda Held, the church’s parish coordinator, said the picnic has been held every year since 1997 without a rain out. “We had a shower last year, but it did not stop us,” Held said.


Thursday, June 27, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Resident’s concerns rise about springs on property

Concerns about rising water surfaced again at a Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners’ meeting. This time, the topic had to do with springs and not stormwater runoff.

“Somebody authorized a house to be built on three active springs,” Dale Meron, a township resident said.

“Is this a township issue?” Board of Commissioners President Robert Martucci Jr. asked at the June 13 meeting.

“It all depends what the conditions were,” Salisbury Township Solicitor Atty. John W. Ashley replied, adding, “I’ll look into it.”

South Mountain Cycle and Café holds grand reopening

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

On June 15, the owners, friends and clients of South Mountain Cycle and Café attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the shop’s grand reopening in its new location at 318 Main St., Emmaus.

Recently, owners Chad and Heather Balliet took the opportunity to purchase the former VFW property and move their business into the more spacious site.