Salisbury Press

Sunday, January 19, 2020

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION

Monday, December 23, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Dozens of Summit Lawn residents concerned about Girl Scouts project

Summit Lawn residents, an estimated 60-strong, packed the Salisbury Township municipal building for the December township planning commission meeting with several voicing concerns about a proposed building project at the Girl Scouts’ Mountain House Day Camp atop South Mountain.

Scheller announces bid for Congress

Friday, December 20, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Allentown resident and Tamaqua business woman Lisa Scheller announced recently she is running for Congress next year in the 7th Congressional District. The district includes Lehigh and Northampton counties and part of Monroe County.

Speaking to supporters and the press in a small event room at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Allentown, Scheller read an announcement touching on her personal history, her business experience, her community service and her philanthropical work.

Notable was her pledge to serve for only four terms, or eight years.

EMMAUS HIGH SCHOOL

Friday, December 20, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Children’s author Jan Brett visits Emmaus

In partnership with the staff of Emmaus High School’s Collage literary magazine, Let’s Play Books!, 244 Main St., Emmaus, hosted a presentation and book signing by children’s author Jan Brett recently.

Brett, who considers herself “more illustrator than author,” arrived at EHS in what one press release describes as her “rock star bus.”

The stop was part of the first leg of a national tour to promote her latest book, “The Tale of the Tiger Slippers.”

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Friday, December 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Dec. 15

Breakfast with Santa at Lehigh Temple, 2120 Route 100, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There is a suggested donation. Free candy and an orange for children. For more information, call 610-398-9845.

Dec. 21

All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet 7 to 11 a.m. at Old Zionsville United Church of Christ, 5981 Fountain Road, Old Zionsville. There is a cost. For more information, contact the church office at 610-966-3011.

Jan. 5, 2020

German Christmas Service 6 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus.

Jan. 11, 2020

Browning announces candidacy

Friday, December 20, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Former Lehigh County Commissioner Dean Browning announced at the Hotel Bethlehem Nov. 21 he is running against 7th Congressional District Democrat Susan Wild for U.S. House of Representatives.

The seat he seeks was long held by Republican Charlie Dent, who resigned. Wild bested Republican Marty Nothstein for the office in 2018. Browning said he wants to make her a “one-time Congresswoman.”