Salisbury Press

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Fun at the zoo with superheroes

Thursday, August 8, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Families visited the Lehigh Valley Zoo recently with activities geared to dads and families.

“Avengers” Captain Marvel and Captain America also attended to keep the families safe from unwanted aliens as well as join families for photos. Despite the threat of rain, most of the day remained dry and the zoo filled with families wanting to enjoy time with the residents of the zoo.


Thursday, August 1, 2019 by The Press in Local News

July 31

The Emmaus Historical Society will hold its annual summer picnic 5:30 p.m. at Emmaus Community Park Moser Pavilion. This picnic was rescheduled from June 19 due to inclement weather. Meat and drinks are supplied by the society. Members are asked to bring an appetizer, side dish or dessert. Non-member guests are welcome and asked to contribute 2019 membership dues. Call the office at 610-966-6591 to confirm attendance and state what food will be contributed.

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Thursday, August 1, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Township police to join forces with county for vehicle crashes investigations

The Salisbury Township Police Department has its share of vehicle crashes to investigate, especially in the portion of Interstate 78 that traverses Summit Lawn on South Mountain and where the busy interstate crosses Lehigh Street and Cedar Crest Boulevard in the township.

Crashes also occur in the casino corridor, which includes East Susquehanna Street, Emmaus Avenue and Seidersville Road.

With an agreement approved by a 4-0 vote, with one commissioner absent at the July 11 meeting, the Salisbury police force will be able to utilize a new resource for crash investigations.


Thursday, August 1, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Local News

Recreation Advisory Committee discusses popularity of pickleball courts

The Salisbury Recreation Advisory Committee met July 15 and discussed the Community Day event activities.

The committee held the event 5-8 p.m. July 16 at Salisbury Middle School.

The discussion centered on wrapping up the last minute details.

Salisbury Township Commissioner Debra Brinton was in attendance and discussed what she had been doing to prepare for the event.

Recreation Director Genny Baillie noted nine out of the 18 playground program counselors would be working at the event.