Salisbury Press

Thursday, July 9, 2020

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Western fire station project on hold; Green Acres Park location stopped

The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners has halted plans to build a new Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Company Station in Green Acres Park.

No vote was taken during the June 11 commissioners’ meeting. The fire station was discussed during a workshop that following the meeting. Binding votes are not taken at workshops.

Four township commissioners said during the workshop they oppose constructing a fire station in the park.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOC

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Fireworks tent, food truck festival approved at South Mall

Even though Lehigh County is still in the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown Yellow Phase, meaning, for one guideline, no gatherings of 25 or more persons, hope springs eternal in the hearts of merchants that once the county moves into the Green Phase, where gatherings of 250 or less are expected to be allowed, two longtime attractions at the South Mall, Salisbury Township, can be open for business.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 by LARISSA NEMETH in Local News

WSE TO CLOSE!

On June 3, the Salisbury Township School District board held a special meeting via Zoom to vote on the closure of Western Salisbury Elementary School in a reconfiguration of the grades in the district.

The meeting opened with a period for public comment, with most input advocating strongly against the closure but also with many voices calling for an end to staffing and programming cuts in Salisbury schools.