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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

High school administrators propose eliminating midterms and finals

Salisbury High School Principal Heather Morningstar and Assistant Principal Bill Dovico attended the Nov. 12 curriculum and technology committee meeting to request the elimination of midterm and final examinations for high school students.

Salisbury is the first in the Lehigh Valley to propose eliminating these tests.

The rationale behind the request was the continued testing required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.


Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Video contest for homeschoolers

Bridgeway Academy is seeking video submissions from homeschool students who are serving as volunteers or organizing their own community service efforts.

The contest entitled, "Homeschoolers Give Back" asks students to submit a one to two minute video showcasing their efforts and promoting their cause.

The deadline for submissions is Nov. 16.

Videos will be posted on the company website and open for public voting Nov. 17.


Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Holiday House Tour Dec. 4, 5

A variety of area residences will be featured in The Swain School's 43rd annual Holiday House Tour Dec. 4 and 5.

Participants can enjoy the tour via a bus or luxury coach, or a self-guided, 'drive it yourself' option. The Holiday House Tour also includes the Swain Holiday Boutique as well as a pick-a-prize raffe, children's raffle and bake sale.

The "Snowflake Express" is a nighttime supper and bus tour Dec. 4. The serving of a light supper begins 4:30 p.m. at the Allentown school, 1100 S. 24th St., Allentown, and the buses depart 5:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. There is a cost.


Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Thanksgiving meals/baskets available


Thanksgiving meals/baskets available

The staff at PA211 EAST has compiled a list of organizations providing Thanksgiving holiday meals and baskets for families in Lehigh County this season. For the most up-to-date listings, call 1-855-501-6785 or visit their website at www.uwlanc. org/holiday-resources.


ŸCity Limits Assembly of God, 302 Ridge Ave., Allentown, 610-776-8656, turkey and food bag distribution Nov. 20. Call for time.

leaf collection

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Salisbury Township Department of Public Works will be conducting its leaf collection program starting Oct. 29 and continuing through mid-December (weather permitting). They will start in the First Ward (east) and work westward. The township crews generally cover the township several times. Note that the large number of trees in the township make it impossible to guarantee a set pickup date for any street in the township on any given day.


Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Nov. 14

The Village of Willow Lane, 6488 Alburtis Road, Macungie, will host a free and informative seminar about the aid and attendance benefits for veterans 6 to 7 p.m. Thomas R. Dye, director of veterans affairs, will discuss how to apply for this benefit and what is needed to qualify. For additional information, call 610-421-8100.

Emmaus Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, 5th & Chestnut streets, Emmaus, for a regular meeting and program, "Honoring Emmaus World War II Veterans and the Making of Emmaus World War II Veterans Book."