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St. Thomas More students test their knowledge during Catholic Schools Week.
There is a toll-free line,1-888-9-ReadyPA (1-888-973-2397), as part of ReadyPA, a public outreach campaign that includes a website ReadyPA.org to educate residents about the importance of making emergency kits and family emergency plans.
Home and car emergency kit checklists and emergency plan templates, are at ReadyPA.org and by calling 1-888-9-ReadyPA.
Salisbury Township School District Superintendent Michael Roth and Business Administrator Robert Bruchak presented the district's preliminary 2013-2014 budget to the school board at the Jan. 27 operations meeting.
The administration's recommended preliminary budget estimates revenue for the next school year will be $31,438,083 and estimates expenses will be $31,788,041; a deficit of $349,958.
The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners has received a report on possible changes to on-street parking on the township's east side.
However, details of the report are not being released to township residents at this time, according to Salisbury Township Manager Randy Soriano.
Soriano said he will meet with Salisbury Township Police Chief Allen W. Stiles and township Public Works Department Director John Andreas to discuss the report.
Soriano said once officials determine a specific plan, a public meeting will be held.
Salisbury's spring athletic physicals will be given Feb. 9. Boys will be seen 8 a.m.; girls 9 a.m. in the Salisbury High School health room. There is a cost. Cash and checks payable to STSD will be accepted. Spring practices begin March 4 for all teams except Salisbury Middle School soccer.
Spring paperwork should be submitted to the SHS athletic office as soon as possible and no later than Feb. 27 for spring athletes and team managers. Students may not practice or participate until all necessary paperwork has been submitted.
The 2013 Kenner Lecture with Former Secretary of State of the United States Dr. Madeleine Albright will be held 8 p.m. Feb.12. The free and open to the public event will be held in Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center, Bethlehem. For information, call 610-758-3996 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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St. Thomas More holds kindergarten registration and a school open house.
The possibility of Salisbury Township to be only the third municipality in Lehigh County to be designated as an Audubon Society "Bird Town" appears likely following a positive reception to the concept by the township board of commissioners.
Commissioners discussed the designation during a workshop following the Jan. 24 township meeting.
A vote to approve the township applying for Bird Town designation is expected to be on the agenda of the next township meeting, 7 p.m. Feb. 14.
"Romeo & Juliet: A Musical Tragedy" will be performed 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 and 16 and 2 p.m. Feb. 17 in the Salisbury High School auditorium. There is no Friday show.
Tickets may be purchased from cast members or by emailing Salisbury.email@example.com. Call Salisbury Director of Student Activities Monica Deeb at 610-797-4107, ext. 2504 with questions.
You must note what show date you plan to attend as the tickets will be different for each date. There were such large crowds in the fall, they do not want to take the chance of turning someone away.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is accepting applications for May through August employment for students and government service interns. Applicants must have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license, must be 18 years old and must be enrolled in in college for the fall 2013 semester. Submissions must be received by the close of the business day Feb. 22.