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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Carnival portion of event canceled

Emmaus Borough Manager Shane Pepe has announced the carnival portion of Emmaus Community Day June 4 has been canceled.

“The Borough of Emmaus has recently advertised for Emmaus Community Day, which will occur this Sunday at Emmaus Community Park. In addition, the borough advertised a carnival with rides, games and food would also be at the park Friday through Sunday. This portion of the Community Day event has been canceled,” Pepe said.


Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Public Works repairs at LVH-Cedar Crest detention pond questioned

A Salisbury Township resident and a former Lehigh County Conservation District official are concerned about Salisbury Township expenditures to repair a stormwater detention pond at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest.

Jan Keim, of Salisbury Township and a former Salisbury commissioner and planning commission member, and Michael Siegel, a Lehigh County Conservation District environmentalist 1990 to 1995, objected to township funds being expended and employees doing the work.


Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Contracts approved for 911 plan, center

The Lehigh County Board of Commissioners approved two contracts at its May 10 meeting with Essential Management Solutions, LLC to provide 911 regionalization consolidation management services.

Rich Molchany, county director of general services, explained the contracts to the board.

According to Molchany, the first contract will provide construction management for a consolidated 911 communications center and regionalized equipment plan.

Molchany said Lehigh County is different than Bethlehem City and Northampton.


Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by MARGE HOPKINS in Local News

Faculty reviews school year; looks ahead to future

As the 2016-2017 school year comes to a close, the Salisbury Township School District faculty discussed some of their successes and challenges during the year with members of the school board at the curriculum and technology meeting held May 22.

From the elementary to the high school, the district focused on various methods and information garnered from a pool of stakeholders including students, parents, administrators and teachers to expand a student’s knowledge, beliefs and skill set to promote a successful graduate at the end of the 13-year scholastic journey.


Thursday, May 25, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

T-Mobile cell phone antennas approved for Swain School roof

Data-hungry T-Mobile cell phone users should soon get a boost.

The placement of cell-phone antennas atop a building on The Swain School campus, 1100 S. 24th St., Salisbury Township, has been approved by the Salisbury Township Zoning Hearing Board.

Zoners voted 5-0 on a motion by zoner Ronald Evans and seconded by Todd Laudenschlager at the May 2 hearing to approve the Use Variance appeal to Zoning Section 306 Table of Permitted Uses by T-Mobile Northeast, LLC.