Salisbury Press

Thursday, July 19, 2018


Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Program in place to assist individuals in recovery

After a Narcan reversal, the Lehigh County Drug and Alcohol administrator will be notified through the Blue Guardian application. The individual’s name, home address and local police department (the department with jurisdiction where the individual resides) will be forwarded to the certified recovery specialist at Treatment Trends (a local substance use disorder treatment provider).


Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Local News

Food truck Thursdays are at the South Mall

How many of you have been to Food Truck Thursdays at the South Mall? I have and it’s yummy!

A variety of food trucks converge on the South Mall parking lot 4 to 8 p.m. every Thursday through September. It isn’t the same trucks every week, but according to the South Mall website, there could be Grumpy’s Bar-B-Que, Take a Taco, Cone Appetit, Cactus Blue Mexican Restaurant, Bananarama Food Truck and more. Don’t feel like cooking on a hot summer night? Go to the mall!

St. Luke’s campus to double in size

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by ALLISON POCZAKI in Local News

Women & Babies Pavilion at Anderson

The St. Luke’s Anderson Campus will be doubling its size with its newest expansion set to open in January 2020.

This expansion will be a Women & Babies Pavilion housing a labor and delivery unit, 32-room postpartum unit with 16-bassinet nurseries, private and semi-private NICU rooms and more, as stated by St. Luke’s.

June 12 was the official groundbreaking ceremony with four speakers and seven St. Luke’s Hospital personnel taking part in the actual groundbreaking.


Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Public comment sought concerning Pollutant Reduction Plan

Public comment on the Salisbury Township Pollutant Reduction Plan is being sought.

The time period for comment is prior to an expected vote on the PRP at the 7 p.m. July 26 township board of commissioners’ meeting.

The July 12 commissioners’ meeting is canceled, Salisbury Township Manager Cathy Bonaskiewich announced.

A public hearing 7 p.m. June 28, led by Salisbury Township Consulting Engineer David J. Tettemer of Keystone Consulting Engineers, Inc., was held prior to the township commissioners’ meeting.


Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Bipartisan budget bolsters economy, workforce through education and skills training

In a news release June 22, Governor Tom Wolf outlined the major components of the 2018-2019 budget that will build upon the critical investments made in education and workforce development and take a major step toward restoring the state’s fiscal health, including the first real transfer to the state’s rainy day fund in years.