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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Pit bull incident brings new look at dog enforcement

Salisbury Township officials may get tough with those violating the township animal control ordinance, following an incident in which a pit bull was killed by township police after the dog allegedly attacked and injured two township residents and their pet dog.

By consensus, the township board of commissioners authorized Township Manager Randy Soriano, Chief of Police Allen W. Stiles and Township Solicitor Atty. John W. Ashley to review the township dog ordinance and determine if it needs to be amended.


Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Bus trip planned for June 9

Salisbury Township is running a bus trip to Atlantic City, N.J. June 9.

The ticket includes transportation, a one-hour Back Bay Cruise, followed by a lunch buffet at the Resorts Casino and a coin package for slot play. Time for shopping and the enjoyment of the Atlantic City Boardwalk is also provided.

The cost is non-refundable and payable by cash, check or money order. Payment is due at the time of registration.

Register at the Salisbury Township Municipal Building, 2900 S. Pike Avenue, Allentown, by May 9, 2013.

St. Luke's Pediatrics Associates welcome donors

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

An open house was held recently to thank donors who participated in the St. Luke's University Hospital Dinner by Starlight event in 2010. The evening was also an opportunity to show the donors how the money was used to serve the needs of children in the Allentown area.

The newest office in the St. Luke's Pediatric Associates KidsCare Center is located at 1227 Liberty St., Suite 303, in Allentown.

There are seven pediatricians and seven nurse practioners for the practice which sees patients from birth through age 18.


Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by The Press in Local News

30th anniversary set for March 7

The 30th anniversary celebration of the Lehigh Valley Chapter, Executive Women International, will be held 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 7 at the Tompkins College Center Dining Hall, Cedar Crest College, Allentown.

The local chapter donates two annual scholarships as part of its assist program to help students who have had to interrupt their education for personal or financial reasons.

The chapter also conducts reading rallies at Northeast Ministries, Bethlehem, and donates Christmas gifts to under privileged families. For information, email


Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

Salisbury's virtual academy provides students another education option

Is it possible to get a Salisbury High School diploma without going to a school building every day?

The short answer is yes with a program started for the 2012-2013 school year in the Salisbury Township School District to provide an Internet-based curriculum through a "virtual" academic program.

Salisbury part of new initiative for youth

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by JOHANNA S. BILLINGS in Local News

Whitehall, Coplay and Salisbury are joining the ranks of Communities That Care.

"It's an operating system for bringing a community together," CTC Coordinator Denise Continenza said addressing members of the Whitehall Township Crime Watch Feb. 25.

Continenza is a family and consumer science educator with the Penn State Extension Service. She has helped take research and bring it down to a meaningful level for classes offered to individuals looking for help with family issues.

James Madison University

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Grace Baillie, of Emmaus, was named to the dean's list at James Madison University. Baillie is a senior majoring in communication sciences and disorders.

Elizabethtown College

Christina Gilley, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list at Elizabethtown College. Gilley is a sophomore majoring in health and occupation.

Jordan Laliberte, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list at Elizabethtown College. Laliberte is a senior majoring in social studies education.