PRESS PHOTO BY JIM MARSH
Each year this holiday light display at a home on Woodland Drive and West Rock Road draws a steady stream of visitors.
Dear Secret Santa,
You have probably never visited the Active Learning Center located on Windsor Drive in Allentown. If you do, you will be pleased.
Two hundred children, who range in age and ability from infant to middle school level, attend.
Dedicated teachers direct the 10 classrooms and create a pleasant and engaging learning situation. The students are quite obviously involved in learning letters and colors, math and vocabulary. The play area is jumping and the interior is bright. The descriptor that leaps to mind is "active."
The Viking wrestling team began its 2012-2013 wrestling with a strong showing at the 2012 Cattasaqua Dual Tournament Dec. 8.
Led by seniors Alex Laudadio, James Raduj, Connor Brosious, Nick Heberling and Mike Rodgers, and coached by Dave Snyder, the team looks to continue their early success in their upcoming matches against Southern Lehigh and Bethlehem Catholic.
The team has also seen strong leadership from juniors Ryan Carty and Daniel D'Agostini, as well as sophomore Jason Torok, who all have high goals for this year's post-season.
PRESS PHOTO BY TIM SINGLES
Fire and rescue crews from Eastern and Western Salisbury fire departments, along with an EMS crew from St. Luke's Health Network and Salisbury Township Police, respond to a two-vehicle accident at 2860 S. Pike Ave., Salisbury Township around 5:15 p.m. Dec. 4 just south of the Salisbury Township municipal building.
At the request of school board members, Director of Maintenance/Building and Grounds William Brackett provided his priority list of items which must be addressed within the district.
The deadline to apply for Pennsylvania's Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program for older adults and residents with disabilities is Dec. 31.
Governor Tom Corbett said more than 600,000 older Pennsylvanians and residents with disabilities are expected to benefit from the program.
Corbett said the program helps Pennsylvanians ages 65 and above, widows and widowers ages 50 and above and people with disabilities age 18 and above.
The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters.
Western Salisbury Fire Department volunteers use a portable fan to ventilate a home at 2717 Hampstead Road recently after open flames from a candle set Christmas greens ablaze.
Kathy Perlow, coordinator of Community Exchange, was welcomed at the latest Triad meeting, held at Emeritus of Allentown, 1545 Greenleaf St., Allentown.
Community Exchange is a project of the Department of Community Health and Health Studies of Lehigh Valley Health Network. The nontraditional form of volunteering is funded by The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust.
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, Bethlehem needs volunteers to join planning committees to help make Relay for Life in the Lehigh Valley a huge success. Apply if you are creative, a great leader, a great fundraiser or passionate about ending cancer. Hours vary and we can work with most schedules. All necessary training will be provided. Call Lyndsey Cumello at 610-921-2329 or Lyndsey.email@example.com.
A couple who live in the Meadowbrook area of Salisbury Township may enclose a porch at the back of their house.
The Salisbury Township Zoning Hearing Board voted 5-0 to approve the appeal of Joseph and Karen Molinari, 3029 Meadowbrook Circle North, to construct a 20-foot by 16.33-foot screened porch.
The appeal was required because the porch will encroach 19 feet into the 40-foot rear yard setback required by the township zoning ordinance.
The porch would be built on an existing patio of the same dimensions.