Salisbury Press

Sunday, May 26, 2019

SALISBURY MIDDLE SCHOOL

Thursday, May 2, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Digital Aces show ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’

The Digital Aces at Salisbury Middle School entered the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” contest creating a video highlighting B. Braun Medical, Allentown.

The student team consisted of Laurans Trinh, Aloya Thompson, Skylyn Mason, Ethan Carag and Billy Korn.

The group was tasked with creating a video spotlighting a manufacturing business in Pennsylvania showing the importance of manufacturing.

The students first were given a tour of B. Braun Medical where they met manufacturing professionals and learned more about the business.

LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Thursday, May 2, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Human Services personnel request additional staff

Members of Lehigh County’s Human Services office again made a strong showing at the Lehigh County Commissioner’s meeting April 24. They have been making regular appearances at the commissioner’s meetings arguing for more staff.

“We have a wholesale system breakdown,” Tony Lupo said. He was referring to the ability of existing staff to properly care for children referred to Human Services for care and intervention. “Caseworkers are not able to protect the children of Lehigh County.”

“We can’t keep people,” Lupo said. “They run out the door.”

BRIEFLY

Thursday, May 2, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Children’s safety book available

PPL Electric Utilities

PPL Electric Utilities has found a novel way to deliver long-lasting safety messages to its customers – an eye-catching new children’s book.

The electric utility’s recently published book – “How We Stay Safe Around Electricity” – is now available at no cost to school children in PPL’s 29-county service territory.

The 28-page illustrated book, which is meant for a fourth-grade audience, explains how electricity works.

It also offers electricity-related lessons such as staying away from downed power wires and calling 811 before digging.

City council backs preservation resolution for Allentown State Hospital

Thursday, May 2, 2019 by ED COURRIER in Local News

For concerned citizens seeking to protect the shuttered former Allentown State Hospital from demolition, Allentown’s City Council passed a resolution asking “the commonwealth do everything within its power to save the historically and culturally significant portions of the property from demolition.”

Wildlands’ chief hopes to create more fish stories

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by STEPHEN ALTHOUSE in Local News

Did you hear about the one that almost got away?

The date was Nov. 4, 2018. An 11-year-old boy by the name of Jack Kocher went fishing with his dad, Christopher. Armed with weapons designed to make a fish enticed to bite, Jack and his dad came across a real beauty early that morning. But the timing wasn’t right and it remained a glorious object of desire.

BRIEFLY

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Children’s safety book available

PPL Electric Utilities

PPL Electric Utilities has found a novel way to deliver long-lasting safety messages to its customers – an eye-catching new children’s book.

The electric utility’s recently published book – “How We Stay Safe Around Electricity” – is now available at no cost to school children in PPL’s 29-county service territory.

The 28-page illustrated book, which is meant for a fourth-grade audience, explains how electricity works.

It also offers electricity-related lessons such as staying away from downed power wires and calling 811 before digging.