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PA HOUSE

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Simmons receives appointments

Justin Simmons, R-131, has been appointed to serve on the House education, health, insurance and state government committees during the 2013-2014 legislative session.

Speaker of the House Sam Smith, R-66th, appointed Simmons to legislative committees this year.

"I want to thank Speaker Smith for naming me to these important committees," Simmons said. "I look forward to working with my colleagues on legislation that will improve the lives of the people of Pennsylvania."

SGCA

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Deadline extended

The deadline for nonprofit organizations and charities to submit annual and semi-annual reports as part of the updated Small Games of Chance Act has been extended for a year according to Representative Justin Simmons, R-131st.

The Corbett administration announced the deadline is being extended to Feb. 1, 2014, for licensees to submit the reports to the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue as required by Act 2 of 2012.

LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

Green Future Fund vote delayed for third time

The Lehigh County Board of Commissioners delayed approval of the Green Future Fund for a third time at its Jan. 9 meeting in the Lehigh County Government Center in Allentown.

Several members of the board, led by Commissioner Michael Schware, said they would only approve the bill after an equal dollar amount of cuts or savings were made elsewhere to pay for the project.

Recommended prevention, warning signs and treatment of the flu

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by NATE JASTRZEMSKI in Local News

Recommended prevention:

ŸIf you are sick with flu-like illness, stay home for at least 24 hours after your fever is gone without the use of fever-reducing medicine.

ŸWash your hands often with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub.

ŸAvoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth. Germs spread this way.

ŸTry to avoid close contact with sick people.

ŸPractice good health habits. Get plenty of sleep and exercise, manage your stress, drink plenty of fluids and eat healthy food.

SMS

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Interact Club holds clothing drive

The Salisbury Middle School's Interact Club is conducting a clothing drive through Jan. 16. This is the perfect time to go through clothes that no longer fit and make space for all those new ones. They will collect any type of clothing except undergarments.

The clothes will be donated to Allentown School District's Central Elementary School's Community Closet and will help individuals in the community as well as those at the school.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Operations committee hears budget update

The operations committee received a 2013-2014 budget update from Business Administrator Robert Bruchak and Superintendent Michael Roth at their Jan. 9 meeting and board members were recognized for their service in honor of School Board Director Month by Harry S Truman Elementary School and Western Salisbury Elementary School students.

The budget update was simply to give board members a quick look at the projected revenues, expenses and shortfalls.

The projected revenue is $30,711,950, projected expenses are $31,935,215, showing a shortfall of $1,223,265.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Operations committee hears about district security

In response to questions about building security after the most recent school tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, Director of Building and Grounds William Brackett provided an update to the operations committee Jan. 9.

"All exterior entrances are locked and all have cameras," Brackett said. "All visitors talk through an intercom before gaining entrance."

LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

Green Future Fund vote delayed for third time

The Lehigh County Board of Commissioners delayed approval of the Green Future Fund for a third time at its Jan. 9 meeting in the Lehigh County Government Center in Allentown.

Several members of the board, led by Commissioner Michael Schware, said they would only approve the bill after an equal dollar amount of cuts or savings were made elsewhere to pay for the project.