Salisbury Press

Thursday, July 19, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thursday, May 24, 2018 by The Press in Local News

May 27

Emmaus Veterans Committee will honor departed comrades buried in each of the six cemeteries. The public is invited to a short prayer service, rifle salute and taps. The ceremonies begin 8 a.m. at Calvary Cemetery, then proceed to Old Moravian, Moravian at Ridge Street, Lutheran Reformed, Northwood and ending at Evangelical, Second and Ridge streets.

The veterans brick installation ceremony 1 p.m. at the Emmaus Remembrance Garden 164 E. Main St., on the grounds of the Knaus Homestead.

May 28

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Thursday, May 24, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Board approves 2018-2019 proposed final budget with tax increase

The Salisbury Township School District board of directors met May 9 at Salisbury High School for its monthly meeting with several recognitions on the agenda.

SHS Assistant Principal Brian Muschlitz presented awards to three individuals who created posters “encouraging students to notify faculty and staff when they notice concerning or suspicious behavior, both in and outside of school,” according to the district website. This year’s theme was “Notice something? Tell someone. We’re here to help.”

MAY 2018 LEHIGH COUNTY PRIMARY RESULTS

Thursday, May 24, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Federal Race – United States Senator – Six year term

Democrat Bob Casey Jr. – 19,240 votes

Republican Lou Barletta – 12,087 votes

Republican Jim Christiana – 3,696 votes

Federal Race – U.S. Representative – 7th District – Two year term

Democrat Susan Wild – 8,755 votes

Democrat Greg Edwards – 5,721 votes

Democrat John Morganelli – 4,896 votes

Democrat Rick Daugherty – 1,209 votes

Democrat Roger Ruggles – 471 votes

Democrat David Clark – 422 votes

Republican Marty Nothstein – 8,955 votes

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Thursday, May 24, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Use of Lindberg Park field questioned

The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners were questioned about Lindberg Park field use during the May 10 commissioners meeting.

Western Salisbury Fire Chief Joshua G. Wells, acting on his behalf as a coach and not representing the fire department, told commissioners he was denied use for practice on the baseball field at Lindberg Park in western Salisbury by the director of the Salisbury Youth Association.

LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Two Boy Scouts honored at May 9 meeting

Lehigh County administration requested Commissioner Amanda Holt withdraw a proposed amendment to the professional services agreement with Computer Aid, Inc. for information technology management services May 9. No reason was given. The same amendment had been delayed at the last meeting at the request of Lehigh County Commissioner Brad Osborne who wanted time to study the effect of the amendment on other issues.