Salisbury Press

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Lehigh County Office of Aging pays tribute to Unsung Heroes

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

In honor of Older Americans Month, 14 Lehigh County residents were recognized May 15 at the Lehigh County office of Aging and Adult Services’ 19th annual tribute to unsung heroes at Fellowship Community, Zentz Community Building, Whitehall.

This tribute honors older adults in the Valley who have displayed exceptional generosity with their time and talents to enrich the lives of others in the community.

Some of the honorees at the tribute included Linda E. Hengeveld, Ann E. Bartholomew, William E. Palmer, Melinda K. Bonanni and James W. Harper.

Linda E. Hengeveld


Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Volunteers respond after toxic spill

Western Salisbury Fire Department was dispatched for a “spill” at the Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest campus about 9:30 p.m. May 22. Such calls are usually routine and indicate that anti-freeze or other fluids are leaking from a vehicle after a fender-bender.

What WSFD Chief Joshua Wells found, as the first responder to arrive at the campus, was definitely not routine.


Thursday, May 23, 2019 by STEPHANIE RAPHUN in Local News

Salisbury High School senior earns award for altruism

Salisbury High School senior Trinity Sobers recently received the Travelers Protective Association of America’s Altruism Award for her discipline, resiliency, leadership and commitment to both her peers and the community.

The award honors those with a selfless concern for the well-being of others and the staff at Salisbury High School determined Sobers was the most shining example of altruism at their high school.

The ceremony took place at Northampton Community Center.


Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in Local News

May 25

The Lehigh-Pocono Committee of Concern will hold its annual Peace-A-Thon walk and bike ride near Sand Island in Bethlehem. The walk/ride will depart 9 a.m. from the Christmas City Fairground at Main and Lehigh streets. Walkers and riders are invited to arrive as early as 8:15 a.m. for a light breakfast, a group body warm-up and stretch and a bike safety check.