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Medical marijuana facilities amendment sent to LV planners

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

A proposed amendment to the Salisbury Township Zoning Ordinance to regulate medical marijuana facilities has been advanced to the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission.

The Salisbury Township Planning Commission voted unanimously 7-0 to submit the amendment to regional planners for review. Stephen McKitish, planners vice-chairman, made the motion to bring the matter to a vote, seconded by planner Richard Schreiter.


Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Budget approved; retirees honored

The final 2017-2018 budget was approved at the June 14 meeting with a 2.18 percent tax increase for residents or approximately $82 per year on a home valued at $206,356. The budget reflects total expenditures in the amount of $37,574,320. The budget passed 8-0 with director Samuel DeFank absent.

The board held a moment of silence at the beginning of the meeting for Patricia Dillman, a strong supporter of the Salisbury twirlers, who died June 10.


Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by The Press in Local News

June 14

Community blood drive at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown. The blood drive, 4 to 8 p.m., is in memory of Wayne Leibensperger Jr. Call Deana for an appointment at 610-217-3155.

Lower Milford Fireman’s Carnival, 1601 Limeport Pike, Limeport, through June 17. Grounds open 6 p.m. each night; music begins 7 p.m. each night. Proceeds benefit emergency services in Lower Milford Township.


Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Recreation advisory committee appointment approved

A Salisbury Township native who is head counselor in the summer playground program has been appointed to the township recreation advisory committee.

Kim Ringhoffer, summer playground program head counselor for two years, will fill the unexpired term of Antonella DiMatteo, who resigned from the committee.

Township commissioners voted 3-0 with two commissioners absent for the vote at the June 8 township meeting, to appoint Ringhoffer, who was recommended by the recreation committee. Genny Baillie, township recreation director, attended the meeting.