Salisbury Press

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

APV pension program

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


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.


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

Cook-off heats up April 27


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


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

Annual book sale


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


Thursday, April 11, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

BETHLEHEM SPECIAL OLYMPICS is looking for volunteers for its eighth invitational swim meet 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 11 at Liberty High School. Many volunteers are needed to enable this to be an annual event. Full day volunteers sign up at If you can do at least a four-hour shift, do not sign up on Sign up Genius, but contact Dana Lindsey at with your time.

Scam alert issued

Thursday, April 11, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

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Attorney General Josh Shapiro is alerting Pennsylvania consumers to a new twist on an old scam involving Social Security numbers.

Callers are telling consumers their number has been compromised or suspended, rather than the usual tactic of saying it was stolen or demanding certain action to receive benefits.

Some scam artists are impersonating government agencies and threatening arrest, saying they must make an immediate payment in order to avoid jail time.

Sixth annual sale April 5, 6

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Consign for Good is in its sixth year of helping homeless families in the East Penn School District in conjunction with East Penn Neighbors Helping Neighbors. The Children’s Consignment Sale, hosted by Faith Presbyterian Church of Emmaus, runs April 5 and 6.

Families in need of a little extra cash may consign at the rate of 70 percent. Consign for Good understands the heavy cost of parenting and hopes to put a little cash back into the pockets of families who may have high-quality infant and children items they no longer need.