Salisbury Press

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Book collection through April 9

Thursday, February 27, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

LV PRESS

The Times News, Lehigh Valley Press and Vigilant Fire Company of Slatington are hosting a used book sale to benefit the Newspapers In Education program that supplies newspapers to classrooms throughout the region on April 30 through May 3.

We are accepting books, paperbacks, books on tape, CDs, Blue-Ray and DVDs in good condition at our offices through April 9.

Please, no dictionaries, encyclopedias or magazines.

2020 fishing licenses available

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

STATE

The Commonwealth’s 2020 fishing licenses are available.

Licenses and permits are valid up to Dec. 31 and may be purchased at www.gonefishingpa.com, about 700 issuing agents, county treasurers’ offices and all Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission regional offices.

Multi-year options, such as the trout/salmon or Lake Erie permits, are also available. Collectible pumpkin seed sunfish design buttons, customized with the angler’s individual license number, are not issued at the time of purchase and will be mailed to the buyer within three to four weeks weeks.

Accepting

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh County

Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services is accepting nominations for Unsung Heroes.

To celebrate Older American’s Month, the Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services recognizes Lehigh County residents, 60 years of age or older, who have displayed exceptional generosity with their time and talent to enhance the lives of others and their community.

The Unsung Hero finalists will be honored at a special awards ceremony 1:30 p.m. May 20.

To request a nomination form, contact Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services at 610-782-3034.

Book collection through April 9

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

LV PRESS

The Times News, Lehigh Valley Press and Vigilant Fire Company of Slatington are hosting a used book sale to benefit the Newspapers In Education program that supplies newspapers to classrooms throughout the region on April 30 through May 3.

We are accepting books, paperbacks, books on tape, CDs, Blue-Ray and DVDs in good condition at our offices through April 9.

Please, no dictionaries, encyclopedias or magazines.

Million-minute

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

LV READS

Lehigh Valley Reads, a regional literacy campaign powered by PBS39 and the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, has challenged area residents to read 1 million minutes during the month of March.

There are no age restrictions so anyone can join, including organizations.

Lehigh Valley Reads hopes to mobilize the valley to build a community of readers to make the area a place of opportunity for all.

The challenge will begin March 1. Interested parties can register on the PBS39 website.

BRIEFLY

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Kindergarten registration Feb. 19

WSE

Western Salisbury Elementary school will hold registration for students enrolling in kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year 9:30 a.m. Feb. 19.

Registration will be held at the school, 3201 Devonshire Road, Allentown.

The registration process will take approximately 60 to 90 minutes and children are not required to attend. A candidate must be a Salisbury Township resident who resides on the west side of Salisbury and must be 5 years of age before Sept. 1.

Kindergarten registration Feb. 20

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

HST

Harry S Truman Elementary School, 1400 Gaskill Ave., Allentown, will hold open kindergarten registration 9-10:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. Feb. 20.

Parents need to bring the following items to registration: an original birth certificate, a listing of current immunizations, a current lease or sales contract for permanent resident and one other proof of residency.

Run/walk set

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Cancer foundation

Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley will hold its Ready, Set, GOLD Run/Walk which features an 8K run, a 5K walk, and a kids’ fun run/obstacle course April 18 at the Ironton Rail Trail in Coplay.

The Coplay Pavilion (at Front and Keefer streets) will be the hub of all the activity and is the site of registration and check-in.

This event also features raffles, music, food and special guests.

Registration opens 7 a.m. with the opening ceremony beginning 8 a.m.

The 8K run begins promptly 8:30 a.m., followed by the 5K walk 9 a.m.