Salisbury Press

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Lehigh Valley Zoo featured on 'The Browne Report'

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

A recent visit and tour of the Lehigh Valley Zoo, in Schnecksville, by Senator Pat Browne, R-16th, is featured during this month's installment of "The Browne Report" television show.

Browne was afforded the opportunity to see everything the Lehigh Valley Zoo has to offer for people of all ages as he took a walking tour through the zoo.

Led by Richard Molchany, president and CEO of the Lehigh Valley Zoo, Browne learned about the history of the zoo, which started as the Trexler Game Preserve back in 1906, as well as the changes and advancements the zoo has made over the years.

Brennan arrested again

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by NATE JASTRZEMSKI in Local News

Charged with simple assault, DUI

Fountain Hill resident State Rep. Joseph Brennan, D-133rd, was arrested the afternoon of Aug. 15 for hitting his wife and driving while intoxicated.

According to affidavits obtained by The Press, borough police were dispatched to Delaware Avenue around 3 p.m. Aug. 15 regarding alleged simple assault on a front porch. Upon arrival, police identified Brennan's wife, who had suffered injuries to her face, hands, feet and left knee.

Salisbury Township School District

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

Elementary students slated to learn leadership skills

With the new school year fast approaching, the Salisbury Township School District School Board approved a new set of district goals that will be in place from 2012-2014 at its Aug. 15 meeting.

"We said we were going to leave the goal statements consistent for a few years and change the specific project or works under the goals and update them each year," board member Russell Giordano said.

South Mountain looms large

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Comprehensive Plan update hones in on protecting water resources, steep slopes in Pa. Highlands area

The proposed changes to Salisbury Township's Comprehensive Plan, Subdivision and Land Development Plan (SALDO) and Zoning Ordinance were given another vetting at the Planning Commission's Aug. 14 meeting.

Planners, administration officials and those attending the nearly two and one-half hour meeting in the township Municipal Building were informed that the latest draft of the updated zoning ordinance is expected to be available soon on the township website.

A draft of the comprehensive plan is already on the township website.

Musikfest attendance up 7 percent from 2011

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

More than 900,000 people attended Musikfest 2012 to experience the festival's concerts, artisans, food and family fun, Arts Quest™ officials announced.

The nation's largest free music festival, Musikfest took place Aug. 3 through 12, with 515 performances by 318 entertainers on 15 stages.

This year's festival included free concerts on 14 of the 15 stages – the largest number of free stages in the event's 29-year history.

Salisbury Township School District

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

School lunches affected by federally mandated requirements

In the old days, students would walk home from school to have their lunch and return to school for afternoon classes.

Not so now, as students are offered a variety of choices each day and Food Services Coordinator Denise Steiger is responsible for making sure the meals meet federal guidelines and are tasty enough for the students to eat.