Shannon Lilly, of Macungie was named to the dean's list at Hofstra University.
Nicholas Weida, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at Alvernia University. Weida, a graduate of Emmaus High School, is a freshman majoring in nursing.
Megan Fine, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at Colgate University. Fine, a graduate of Emmaus High School, is a member of the Colgate class of 2015.
Anna DeDio, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at Colgate University. DeDio, a graduate of Central Catholic High School, is a member of the Colgate class of 2015.
In case of emergency, dial 911. The advice is sound; the number is memorable. The caller is usually experiencing some level of distress. So, who takes the call?
Dan Bellesfield, Lehigh County's 911 operations and training coordinator, trains the operators and designs the procedures to keep the emergency communications system reliable and efficient.
Bellesfield grew up in Allentown and later lived in Salisbury Township. The son of an Allentown firefighter, he views his involvement with emergency services as a "natural transition."
Emily Poland, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at The University of Akron. Poland is majoring in early childhood education.
The following students from Allentown were named to the dean's list at Millersville University: Ashley Cavanaugh, Casey Fager, Jason Klinger, Haley Lynott, Emily Rieser and Brian Smith.
Of Emmaus; Heather Hamman, Kurtis Knauss and Christopher Rodriguez graduated with Associate of Applied Science degrees.
Of Macungie; Daniel Clay and Zachary Myers graduated with Associate of Applied Science degrees.
Of Alburtis; Wendy Gaul and Walt Ruff.
SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Commissioners choose not to oppose the lease or sale of the Allentown water and sewer system
A plea to oppose the lease or sale of the Allentown water and sewer system has been rejected by the Salisbury Board of Commissioners.
Dan Poresky, chair, City of Allentown Environmental Action Committee, and a leading advocate in a referendum drive to put the lease or sale of the water and sewer system on the ballot for a vote by city residents, spoke at the Feb. 14 meeting.
Poresky urged township officials to go on the record as opposing the city's plan.
SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Lindberg plan approved, application for state grant for trail to proceed
Approval of the Lindberg Park Master Plan and Neighborhood Connections Study allows Salisbury Township officials to proceed with applying for a Pennsylvania grant for Phase One, which includes a walking and bicycling trail link to Allentown Parkway.
The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners voted 5-0 in two separate votes to accept the master plan and to pay the plan's consulting firm, Urban Research and Development Corp.
The Salisbury Recreation Committee recommended approval of the plan to commissioners.
Salisbury Township is now officially a "Bird Town."
The township is only the third Lehigh County municipality to obtain the Audubon Society of Pennsylvania designation, which advocates promoting bird habitats and education to ensure environmental safeguards.
The City of Allentown and Lower Macungie Township are the other Lehigh County municipalities that have "Bird Town" status.
The Salisbury Board of Commissioners voted 5-0 to approve the "Bird Town" designation, which was advanced by the Salisbury Township Environmental Advisory Council.
Assistant Superintendent Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss shared Teaching and Learning 2014 survey results with the school board members at the curriculum and technology meeting Feb. 6 at Salisbury Middle School.
Three surveys on TL2014 have been given: December 2011, May 2012 and December 2012.