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.
Former U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent has joined CNN as a political commentator.
His first appearance as a CNN political commentator was on Erin Burnett OutFront May 21.
Dent emailed The Press May 22 stating he is not a CNN employee but his arrangement with CNN is exclusive.
He also stated he will continue to reside in Allentown.
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.”
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
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 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.
Meet and Greet Movie Night with the Lehigh Valley Steel Hawks 6 p.m. at Bethany Church, 429 Walnut St., Catasauqua. The movie starts 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. There will be a limited number of autographed footballs for children. Popcorn and water for the movie will be provided. Fans also may bring snacks and beverages.