PRESS PHOTO BY TIM SINGLES
Fire and rescue crews from Eastern and Western Salisbury fire departments, along with an EMS crew from St. Luke's Health Network and Salisbury Township Police, respond to a two-vehicle accident at 2860 S. Pike Ave., Salisbury Township around 5:15 p.m. Dec. 4 just south of the Salisbury Township municipal building.
At the request of school board members, Director of Maintenance/Building and Grounds William Brackett provided his priority list of items which must be addressed within the district.
The deadline to apply for Pennsylvania's Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program for older adults and residents with disabilities is Dec. 31.
Governor Tom Corbett said more than 600,000 older Pennsylvanians and residents with disabilities are expected to benefit from the program.
Corbett said the program helps Pennsylvanians ages 65 and above, widows and widowers ages 50 and above and people with disabilities age 18 and above.
The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters.
Western Salisbury Fire Department volunteers use a portable fan to ventilate a home at 2717 Hampstead Road recently after open flames from a candle set Christmas greens ablaze.
Kathy Perlow, coordinator of Community Exchange, was welcomed at the latest Triad meeting, held at Emeritus of Allentown, 1545 Greenleaf St., Allentown.
Community Exchange is a project of the Department of Community Health and Health Studies of Lehigh Valley Health Network. The nontraditional form of volunteering is funded by The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust.
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, Bethlehem needs volunteers to join planning committees to help make Relay for Life in the Lehigh Valley a huge success. Apply if you are creative, a great leader, a great fundraiser or passionate about ending cancer. Hours vary and we can work with most schedules. All necessary training will be provided. Call Lyndsey Cumello at 610-921-2329 or Lyndsey.email@example.com.
A couple who live in the Meadowbrook area of Salisbury Township may enclose a porch at the back of their house.
The Salisbury Township Zoning Hearing Board voted 5-0 to approve the appeal of Joseph and Karen Molinari, 3029 Meadowbrook Circle North, to construct a 20-foot by 16.33-foot screened porch.
The appeal was required because the porch will encroach 19 feet into the 40-foot rear yard setback required by the township zoning ordinance.
The porch would be built on an existing patio of the same dimensions.
Allentown Public Library Film Series for viewing audiences ages 17 plus will feature "Karen Cries on the Bus" 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 22 at 1210 Hamilton St. Allentown.
This month's film is in Spanish with English subtitles.
No ticket is required; admission is always free.
For more information, call 610-820-2400 or visit www.allentownpl.org.
"The Bacchae," written by the ancient Greek writer of tragedy Euripides, was performed by the Lehigh Valley Charter School for Performing Arts Theatre Group Dec. 12 through 16 to sold out audiences in the LVPA Black Box Theatre.
Using Nicholas Rudall's recent translation, director and choreographer Ashley Tait's all theater majors student cast recounted the story of the god Dionysus taking revenge on the people and king of ancient Thebes. Tait said "The Bacchae's" festive and celebratory content made the production a fit for the holiday season.
In a reorganization meeting Dec. 5, Russell Giordano was chosen to serve the district as school board president for another year.
"I consider it to be an honor to serve this board and am proud of the people I serve with," Giordano said after the election.
Tom Mantz was elected vice president.