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Chain saws and leaning trees

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Firefighters from Western Salisbury were called to assist Salisbury police with a tree leaning across the roadway on Chestnut Hill Road in Salisbury Township 1 p.m. Aug. 12. Crews closed the roadway just past the Unami Fish and Game Club for about 30 minutes while firefighters cut down the tree and removed it from the roadway. ABOVE: Western Salisbury Fire Department Assistant Chief Dev Kannon uses a chain saw to remove a tree leaning over Chestnut Hill Road.

Conditions right to prevent a conflagration

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

If there had to be a fire at the home of Thomas and Laurel Brown Aug. 9, a confluence of circumstances at 2813 Lindberg Ave. formed the perfect storm of events to prevent a conflagration at the home.

Shortly after 1:30 p.m. last Thursday, a contractor who had postponed his visit from Wednesday arrived during a heavy thunderstorm to inspect work his crews had completed a week before.

Letting himself in to the home's basement with a contractor's key, Joseph Iudicello was inspecting the carpeting installed to complete the renovation.

Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest to get children's hospital designation

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

A new sign designating Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest as a children's hospital has been approved.

The sign, while not expected to be erected before year's end, will direct hospital-bound parents and their children to LVH services already offered at the I-78 and Cedar Crest 115-acre campus.

The Salisbury Township Zoning Hearing Board approved the sign by a 4-1 vote at its Aug. 7 meeting.

College corner

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Performing Arts

Student awarded


Bobby Syvret, son of Bob and Terry Syvret, of Allentown, was awarded the Creative Minds Scholarship for $35,000 from Full Sail University, Winter Park, Fla. His submission was an original instrumental song in which he played all the instruments and then recorded and mixed all tracks using software on his computer. Syvret studied classical and jazz guitar at LVPA. He will attend Full Sail University this fall to study recording arts.

Ithica College

Volunteer opportunities

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by The Press in Local News

·Arts Quest, Bethlehem, has many summer volunteer opportunities at events including Musikfest, Levitt Pavilion Summer Movie series the Farmer's Market at the ArtsQuest Center, and ongoing opportunities at the cinema and retail shop. Contact Hillary Harper at 610-332-1370 or

·Boys and Girls Club of Bethlehem Southside needs volunteers to help run programs for youth ages six to 18. Contact LisaAnn Ramos at 610-865-4241 or

Community Events

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Aug. 10

The Emmaus Special Entertainment Commission, Hosfeld Insurance and will present a free Songs of Summer event in the Emmaus Community Park Arts Pavilion from 7 to 9 p.m.

Aug. 15

The Emmaus Historical Society will host an antique appraisal program 4 to 8 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, 5th and Chestnut streets. There will be five certified appraisers and participants can pre-register by calling 610-966-6591 by Aug. 3.

Aug. 18

Macungie realtor, family spotlighted on HGTV 'House Hunters'

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by in Local News

A Macungie realtor and a local family were featured on a recent episode of the Home and Garden Television show "House Hunters."

Realtor Lisa Graul-Oswald of Prudential Patt, White Real Estate and her buyers, Jon and Stacy Puliatte starred in the episode that put Macungie on the map.

Their episode was entitled "No Time for Projects in Pennsylvania."

The process began long before the air date, Oswald's broker suggested she submit an application for the television show.

VHN marathon for Via sign-ups available for participants and volunteers

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Lehigh Valley Health Network marathon for Via will be held Sept. 8 and 9 beginning in Salisbury and running through Bethlehem to Easton.

Volunteers are needed along the course to support more than 3,600 runners and walkers.

All volunteers will receive a free T-shirt. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult but are welcome to volunteer. Shifts vary from two to six hours with start times between 5:30 and 8 a.m. Volunteers are also needed prior to race day.