The Pennsylvania Department of Education announced March 23 all schools in the commonwealth will remain closed through at least April 6 as a result of the COVID-19 response efforts, according to Senate Appropriations Chairman state Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th.
The closure order could be extended beyond April 6 if necessary to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19, according to PDE.
Free shredder event 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Quakertown Farmers Market, 201 Station Road, Quakertown, with Richter Mobile. Papers should be boxed or bagged and the limit is two large bags or boxes per person. Call 215-536-4115 for more information.
“Seussical the Musical Jr.” 6:30 p.m. at St. Ann School, Emmaus, in the school gymnasiium. Also 1 p.m. April 5. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the school.
In a media release provided to The Press, the Salisbury Township Police Department detailed the following in response to concerns about the coronavirus and COVID-19:
As the coronavirus pandemic deepens, PPL Electric Utilities issued a statement March 16 saying it wants customers to know it is well prepared to maintain reliable electric service.
The design for the proposed Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Company station drew positive responses from Salisbury Township officials.
No one seemed more pleased than representatives of Western Salisbury Fire Company when artist’s renderings of the new building were shown during a township meeting.
The meeting may be the last one for township commissioners in the near future because of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, which has forced township officials to cancel the March 26 meeting.
Similar to the annual summer meal program, free grab-and-go meal service is available to any Salisbury students (kindergarten through grade 12, regardless of free/reduced status) at select Allentown School District school sites.
These sites include:
•Central Elementary, 829 W. Turner St., Door 3 by the loading dock
•Harrison-Morton Middle School, 137 N. Second St., Door 3
•Raub Middle School, 102 S. St. Cloud St., Door 4
•South Mountain Middle School, 709 W. Emmaus Ave.
•Trexler Middle School, 851 N. 15th St.