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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Stagemakers heads to Neverland in Peter Pan Jr.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by AARON BERGER in Local News

Stagemakers at the J will present “Peter Pan Jr.,” a magical musical filled with mermaids, Indians, sneaky pirates, fairy dust and children that can fly.

John and Michael Darling love listening to their sister Wendy tell them stories every night about a boy named Peter Pan who refuses to grow up and lives in Neverland. Little do they know Peter also listens from outside their window. But one night when the Darlings’ dog nursemaid Nana grabs Peter’s shadow, he returns to get it back and the countless adventures begin.

Sunday hunting progresses in Pa.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by LISA PRICE in Local News

Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania took a step forward after the Pennsylvania Senate’s Game & Fisheries Committee Feb. 5 approved Senate Bill 147, which seeks to allow hunting on Sundays in the state.

The bill will go to the full Senate for consideration.

Sen. Dan Laughlin, R-49th, of Millcreek, is chairman of the committee and a prime sponsor of the bill.

The legislation would allow the state’s Game Commission to decide which game could be hunted on Sundays and which Sundays would be open for hunting.


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Martucci announces he won’t seek re-election

It was a Valentine’s Day sweet farewell for a longtime Salisbury Township Commissioner.

Township Board of Commissioners President Robert Martucci Jr. will not seek re-election.

Martucci, president of the township board of commissioners, made the unexpected announcement during the Feb. 14 township meeting.

“I will not be seeking re-election for my next term,” Martucci announced.

“I will be retiring from my business and moving to my place upstate,” Martucci said in a brief statement.


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Feb. 20

Emmaus Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church parish hall, 501 Chestnut Street, Emmaus. This program is the kickoff of the 2019 program and exhibit theme, “Celebrate the Celebrations.” The program is titled “The 1909 Golden Jubilee, Celebrating 50 Years of the Incorporation of Emaus” and presented by Andrew Kerstetter. It is open to the public.

State Fire Commissioner offers tips to stay warm and ‘be fire-safe’ during deep freeze

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

During the current stretch of extreme cold weather, Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner Bruce Trego is offering tips for Pennsylvanians to stay warm while being ‘fire-safe,” and reminding Pennsylvanians of available help for home heating bills via the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Students celebrate Ozark Mountain Madness

As part of the reading curriculum for seventh grade students at Salisbury Middle School, the book “Where the Red Fern Grows” by Wilson Rawls is a favorite. The story revolves around a 10-year-old boy from the Ozarks during the great depression and his two hunting hounds Old Dan and Little Ann. The story follows the boy’s trials and tribulations and the many emotions surrounding these dogs.

LVHN partners with LVIA to ensure travel safety

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

In time for the upcoming winter vacation and spring break travel season, Lehigh Valley Health Network has sponsored the installation of a series of first aid-kits at Lehigh Valley International Airport.

The kits are designed for the treatment of minor medical incidents such as cuts, scrapes, burns and other simple emergencies. The supplies’ proximity to high pedestrian traffic in the hallways and waiting areas is designed to offer immediate care until onsite emergency medical technicians can arrive.