Salisbury Press

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

BRIEFLY

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Help for vets

131st DISTRICT

Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st, will host hours at his district office, 21 N. Main St., Unit 9, Coopersburg, May 4 for area veterans and families to receive assistance regarding programs and benefits.

A veterans outreach specialist from the American Legion will be available 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to answer questions about veterans benefits and help file claims. Some of the issues the outreach specialist can address include:

•Compensation and pension benefits

•Education benefits

•Enrollment in the VA health care system

BRIEFLY

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Motorcycle rally to benefit vets

EMMAUS ROTARY

The Emmaus Rotary Club will host a motorcycle poker run to benefit Pennsylvania veterans.

The run is scheduled May 12 with a rain date of May 13.

Riders will participate in a 150 kilometer/93 mile ride 9 a.m. to noon. Misson BBQ will provide a catered lunch 12:30 to 1 p.m. Musicians Sarah Ayers with James Supra will perform 1 to 3 p.m.

The event will start and finish at Alburtis Park, 328 S. Main St., Alburtis.

Event highlights also include a 50/50 raffle.

Sponsorships are available for businesses and individuals.

Open house is planned

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Muslim Association of the Lehigh Valley

Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley is holding a spring open house 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28.

It will be held at 1988 Schadt Ave., Whitehall.

Guests are invited to a question-and-answer session to learn about Islam and Muslim culture, visit cultural stations, sample cuisine, take guided tours of the center and more.

Modest dress is requested of guests. Casual pants, jeans and long skirts are acceptable.

For more information, contact info@malv.org.

Frank Yelinko event May 5

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

golf tournament

The 19th annual Frank Yelinko Memorial Fund Golf Tournament will be held May 5 at Iron Lakes Country Club, 3625 Shankweiler Road, Allentown, with a 7:30 a.m. shotgun start.

Frank Yelinko was a teacher and coach for 35 years in the Salisbury Township School District.

The Frank Yelinko Scholarship Fund at Salisbury High School provides one male and one female athlete with a $1,000 scholarship per year for up for four years.

The cost per golfer includes golf, cart, gift, lunch, prizes and door prizes.

Seeking information on cold cases

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

State police Troop m

Pennsylvania State Police Troop M has released information regarding 16 unsolved homicides on the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers website, crimewatchpa.com/crimestoppers/316.

Some of the cases from Northampton, Lehigh and Bucks counties are decades old, with one dating back to the 1950s.

Some of the highlighted cases are:

•Kelly McBride was residing in her home in Northampton Borough at the time of her murder. Her husband was convicted of her murder in 2001, but her remains were never recovered.

Allentown Band

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown

The Allentown Band will give a special concert 3 p.m. April 22 at the historic Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, 622 W. Hamilton St., Allentown.

This unique program was created by conductor Ronald Demkee to coincide with the special exhibit “Last One In: American Ideals in Conflict with American Attitudes,” on immigration at the Liberty Bell Museum, which is housed within the church building.

The exhibit will feature editorial cartoons about each wave of immigrants to America.

Protection Act

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Veterans

President Donald Trump signed into law March 9 a bill that would protect older, low-income veterans who require assisted care. The law directs the Department of Veteran Affairs to work with other federal agencies and states to develop and implement standards to protect veterans from predatory practices associated with the aid and assistance benefit.

The VA offers the benefit for VA pension qualifiers who need financial help with in-home care or assisted living.

Tuck to speak April 12

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

HOLOCAUST

On April 12, Holocaust Remembrance Day, David Tuck will share his history as a survivor of the worst genocide in history. The 7 p.m. free Arts Quest event, which includes the film “Big Sonia,” is at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

Tickets should be requested in advance by calling 610-332-3378 or visiting the SteelStacks box office in person.

BRIEFLY

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Motorcycle rally to benefit vets

EMMAUS ROTARY

The Emmaus Rotary Club will host a motorcycle poker run to benefit Pennsylvania veterans.

The run is scheduled May 12 with a rain date of May 13.

Riders will participate in a 150 kilometer/93 mile ride 9 a.m. to noon. Misson BBQ will provide a catered lunch 12:30 to 1 p.m. Musicians Sarah Ayers with James Supra will perform 1 to 3 p.m.

The event will start and finish at Alburtis Park, 328 S. Main St., Alburtis.

Event highlights also include a 50/50 raffle.

Sponsorships are available for businesses and individuals.