Salisbury Press

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Sponsors needed

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

girl scouts

The annual Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania will honor four distinguished women leaders at the annual Take the Lead April 30.

This year’s recipients are Susan Drabic, president & CEO, Morningstar Senior Living, Olga Negron, a City of Bethlehem councilwoman and community liaison, HSGK Law Firm; Ashley Russo, president and executive producer, ASR Media Productions; and Cecelia Connelly-Weida Ph.D., dean of School of Business, Education, Legal, and Social Services, Lehigh Carbon Community College.

drive April 27

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

SALISBURy M.s. Booster clothing

Salisbury Athletic Booster Club is conducting a one day clothing and more donation drive 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 27 at Salisbury Middle School, 3301 Devonshire Road.

Drop off bagged or boxed items at the main entrance. Late arrivals will not be accepted as the collection truck will arrive between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.

The event will be held rain or shine.

Lehigh County drug collection April 27

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in News Briefs

The 17th National Take Back Day drug collection event will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27. During that time, Lehigh County residents can take expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to police departments and other locations at 14 sites in Lehigh County.

County residents can dispose of capsules, pills, including pet medications and liquids. Syringes or sharps will not be accepted. Residents who dispose of medications will remain anonymous and no questions will be asked.

Branch collection begins April 29

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP

The spring curbside branch collection program is scheduled to take place April 29 through May 3. Residents should place the branches at the curb after 6 p.m. April 28. Branches may be no longer than 5 feet long and 5 inches in diameter. Branches should be bundled and tied with twine. Open containers (no lids) can be used for small branches.

BRIEFLY

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Cook-off heats up April 27

SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY FESTIVAL

The 24th annual Southside Arts District’s Spring on the Southside Community Festival and Chili Cook-Off will be held 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Third and Fourth streets and the South Bethlehem Greenway.

There will be retail and craft vendors on the Greenway, free activities for children, Homebase Skateshop’s hot pepper eating contest, live music and two new beer gardens.

For information or chili passports, visit https://southsideartsdistrict.com/spring-on-the-southside.

BRIEFLY

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Annual book sale

AAUW

The American Association of University Women, Bethlehem, will hold its annual book sale April 25 through 29 at the Bethlehem Ice Rink, 345 Illick’s Mill Road, Bethlehem.

There will be preview, half-price and bag days.

Checks and cash are accepted. Proceeds from the event benefit scholarships and educational programs.

For information, schedules and hours, visit https://bethlehem-pa.aauw.net/.

APV pension program

Thursday, April 18, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

DMVA

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Amputee and Paralyzed Veterans Pension Program assists Pennsylvania veterans to receive a pension of $150 per month.

To be eligible, the applicant must have served in the military honorably; was a resident of Pennsylvania upon entering the military; and must have suffered an injury or incurred a disease resulting in the loss or loss of use of two or more extremities as a result of performance of duties connected with the military service, with a VA rating of 40 percent or more for each extremity.