Salisbury Press

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Allentown Rescue Mission to benefit from ‘The Mouse That Roared’

Sunday, December 8, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

Players of the Stage, a Christian theater group comprised of home-schooled students, will present “The Mouse That Roared” at Living Hope Presbyterian Church, 330 Schantz Road, Lower Macungie Township.

Freewill donations for admission will be donated to the Allentown Rescue Mission.

Based on Leonard Wibberley’s novel of the same name, and adapted by Christopher Sergel, the play tells the story of a tiny country, the Dutchy of Grand Fenwick, and how its citizens declared and won a war with the United States.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Friday, November 29, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Nov. 28

The 91st Annual Sheeprock Trek and Thanksgiving Sunrise Service will leave promptly 5:45 a.m. from the Macungie Fire Company. Boy Scout Troop 71 will light the way up Macungie Mountain where there will be a brief Thanksgiving message. Girl Scout Troop 6413 will serve hot chocolate and donuts at the end of the hike. The event is coordinated by the Macungie Historical Society. Hikers should be prepared with flashlights, gloves and hiking boots.

Nov. 30

REGIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND INVESTIGATION CENTER

Friday, November 29, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

RIIC grant for Lehigh County District Attorney

With a $500,000 state grant Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin will be able to fund software support, maintenance and development costs for the Regional Intelligence and Investigation Center.

“I am very grateful to all of these legislators for the funding they have provided for the RIIC,” Martin said. “It represents their acknowledgment and understanding of the important work being done there and how it enhances public safety for the citizens of our entire region.”

Lehigh Valley Hospital holds ceremony for placement of final steel beam for new ER

Friday, November 29, 2019 by JIM MARSH in Local News

With the traditional evergreen on one end and an American flag on the other end, steelworkers Nov. 21 hoisted the final steel beam into place for the skeleton of a state-of-the-art acute care facility at the Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest campus, along Cedar Crest Boulevard at Interstate 78.

The project includes an expanded adult emergency department and a new observation unit scheduled to be complete in late 2020 and an expanded children’s emergency room and observation unit scheduled to open in mid-2021.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Friday, November 29, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

2020 general fund budget has salary, insurance, pension increases

First of three parts

The Salisbury Township 2020 General Fund Budget is $8,400,947 and, combined with all budget categories, the total 2020 budget is $16,696,970.

The first part of an overview of the 2020 Salisbury Township Budget looks at the general fund.

Township commissioners were scheduled to meet 7 p.m. Nov. 26 for continued budget discussions. The meeting was rescheduled from Nov. 28 because of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.