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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Restriction removed from Flexer property

A restriction to limit the number of lots to three on a four-acre property has been removed by the Salisbury Township Zoning Hearing Board.

Zoners voted 3-0 to approve the variance modification request by Dr. John A. and Jane Altobelli to allow more than three lots on a 4.2372-acre property they own at 886 Flexer Ave., Salisbury Township.


Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Families engaged with the Leader in Me at WSE

The March 26 curriculum and technology committee meeting was held at Western Salisbury Elementary School and board members were given a presentation on the Leader in Me program’s engagement with families.

WSE Principal Dr. Grace Hartman said the school’s widely important goal for this school year was to increase family involvement in the Leader in Me program.

Hartman said she invited parents to attend the Leader in Me training, the Lighthouse team trained parents at the February PTA meeting and she encouraged families to create a mission goal statement.


Thursday, March 29, 2018 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Salisbury Youth Association wins!

Salisbury Police officers were overrun by the youthful players fielded by the Salisbury Youth Association at a charity basketball game held March 24 at Salisbury High School. The event was a benefit to raise money for the National Night Out community gathering to be held Aug. 7 at Salisbury Middle School.

Youth won out at the final buzzer and the crowd was exuberant at the 58-48 win posted by the SYA team.

Hot dogs and pizza were on sale, with a 50-50 raffle and a gift basket raffle adding to the proceeds to help put the final benefit total at $527.


Thursday, March 29, 2018 by The Press in Local News

March 29

Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st, will hold a “Coffee and Conversation” event at his Coopersburg district office, Village Center, 21 N. Main St., Unit 9, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Simmons said his goal is to engage his constituents in an open dialogue and see where they stand on state and local issues.

Upper Milford Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township building, Old Zionsville. The program is “The Story of the 1803 House.” Refreshments will be provided; all are welcome. For more information, call 610-966-4376.

March 31

Lehigh Valley firefighters form honor guard for two fallen York comrades

Thursday, March 29, 2018 by JIM MARSH in Local News

As first responders do, firefighters, police and EMS personnel from across the Lehigh Valley gathered at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, March 23, to salute and stand post for two York firefighters who lost their lives March 22 in the line of duty. The remains of the two firefighters arrived at the hospital Friday morning to be autopsied, and in the afternoon were given an honor escort back to their hometown for memorial, funeral and burial services.