The Emmaus Public Library will host Dr. Ziad Munson for a program 7 p.m. titled, "The Great Red Herring: How al-Qaida Blinds us to Terrorism." Munson, a sociology professor at Lehigh University, will deliver the talk about terrorism for adults and mature teens in the Gardner Room of the library. He will include what a terrorist group looks like, how it forms and develops and how our obsession with al-Qaida over the last 10 years has blinded us to other forms of possible future terrorism.
A public hearing on the Lindberg Park Master Site Development Plan will be held 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17 in the township Municipal Building.
Township residents are invited to attend the first public meeting of the Salisbury Township Lindberg Park Study Committee to discuss the development plan.
While termed a development plan, the purpose of it is to determine ways in which Lindberg Park can be improved.
According to Township Manager Randy Soriano, the township has received state funding through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for the study.
The Arts Academy Charter School is officially up and running for the 2012-2013 school year.
The school was founded by Dr. Thomas Lubben, who opened the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Performing Arts, Bethlehem.
The middle school, which contains grades five through eight, is located in the Washington School building, formerly KidsPeace, on Emmaus Avenue, Salisbury Township.
A vote to accept or reject adopting the Salisbury Township Comprehensive Plan is expected to be on the agenda of the township Board of Commissioners' first monthly meeting, 7 p.m. Sept. 13, Salisbury Township Municipal Building, 2900 South Pike Avenue.
The township Planning Commission has voted to recommend adoption of the plan by the BOC.