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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Food trucks back at South Mall

Food trucks have returned to the South Mall for the second year in a row.

The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners voted unanimously 5-0 to approve food trucks at the South Mall, 3300 Lehigh St., Salisbury Township.

Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners Vice President Debra Brinton moved to bring the matter to a vote, seconded by Commissioner Joanne Ackerman.

The vote at the May 23 meeting followed a conditional use hearing, chaired by Salisbury Township Solicitor, Atty. John W. Ashley, held 7 p.m., prior to the start of the commissioners meeting.


Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in Local News

May 29

The Macungie Band will play a concert at the open-air pavilion at Cedar View Apartments, 4234 Dorney Park Road, Allentown. Director Michael Moran will give the downbeat 7 p.m. There will be some folding chairs; however, attendees should bring a lawn chair to ensure a place to sit. There is plenty of close parking. Drive past the pavilion and turn left into the parking lot.

May 30


Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Fire inspections, fees revenue, deficit increases in 2018

Last of four parts

In its sixth year, the Salisbury Township Fire Inspector Program again posted an increase in the number of fire inspections, an increase in the fees revenue and an increase in the program’s deficit.

There were 404 fire inspections in 2018, an increase from 364 fire inspections in 2017, an increase from 356 fire inspections in 2016 and an increase from 296 fire inspections in 2015.


Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by JAKE MELUSKEY in Local News

Updates provided on work-based learning

Special Education teacher Michael Vacaro began the May 20 curriculum and technology meeting with a presentation outlining the achievements and progress the work-based learning program has made during the school year. There are approximately 180 students in the program and the district partners with 165 local businesses throughout Lehigh and Carbon counties to help match students with appropriate employment.