Salisbury Press

Sunday, May 26, 2019

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by The Press in Local News

May 9

Allentown Garden Club meeting 12:30 p.m. at the lower level of the Allentown Public Library, 12th and Hamilton streets, Allentown. Jack Jones, J.J. Woodcrafts, will present unique, one-of-a-kind, birdhouses and bird feeders crafted from old barn wood. Many birdhouses will be offered for sale. The public is welcome.

May 11

Allentown Garden Club’s annual plant sale 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 207 N. 27th St., Allentown, just north of the Allentown Rose Garden. The greatest volume of the plants are perennials and come from our members’ gardens.

Musikfest announces 36th year lineup

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

The Chainsmokers, Brad Paisley, Incubus, Weezer, Godsmack, Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, Scythian, Guster and !!! are among the nearly 400 performers taking the stage as part of the 36th edition of Musikfest, the nation’s largest free-admission music festival. The event, set for Aug. 2-11 in Bethlehem, will feature music at 16 of its 18 total venues, with more than 500 free music and art performances during its 10-day run.

Artists performing at Musikfest’s Sands Steel Stage main stage this year include:

Aug. 1: Earth, Wind & Fire (Special Preview Night)

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOC

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Skunk cabbage concerns cited

Some east side Salisbury Township residents say work on a building lot site stinks and it isn’t only because of the presence of skunk cabbage.

Three residents who live along Bobalew Trail, off Church Road, south of East Emmaus Avenue on a slope of South Mountain, claim a house was prohibited from being built on the vacant tract some 31 years ago.

Edward Hare and his wife, Carol Snyder-Hare, as well as another resident, Geoffrey Correll, who live in houses along Bobalew Trail, brought their concerns to the April 25 township board of commissioners meeting.

Judge petitions for additional grand jury power

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

District Attorney Jim Martin has announced that pursuant to his request the Honorable Maria L. Dantos, supervising judge of the investigating grand jury, has petitioned the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to grant leave to the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas to resume use of an indicting grand jury. The supreme court has granted the petition of Dantos.

NEW TRIPOLI BANK

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Buckeye Road branch open for business

On Jan. 17, 2017, New Tripoli Bank broke ground for its newest office at 4892 Buckeye Road.

Fast forward to Jan. 18 of this year, New Tripoli Bank opened its doors on Buckeye Road and is excited to serve the community.

“The demographics showed this area was in need of a community bank,” President and CEO, Chairman of the Board David R. Hunsicker said.

Hunsicker said surveys show the Buckeye Road area is growing and prosperous and New Tripoli Bank wanted to be a part of it.