Salisbury Press

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Scholarship deadline March 1

131ST DISTRICT

High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives scholarship to help with the costs of higher education.

The application deadline is March 1.

Each year, two students are awarded four-year scholarships equivalent to the value of one semester of tuition at a college or university in the State System of Higher Education.

Kindergarten registration Feb. 20

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

WSE

UPDATE: Due to the cancellation of school Feb. 20, kindergarten registration has been rescheduled to Feb. 27.

Western Salisbury Elementary School kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year will be held 9:30 a.m. Feb. 20 in the school gym.

There will be a presentation by the principal, meet and greet with the school nurse, CST and reading specialist, guidance counselor, WSE PTA, Lehigh Valley Childcare and a tour of the building.

McNeill, Boscola set date for senior fair

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Whitehall Mall

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, and state Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, have announced their annual spring senior fair will be held 9 a.m. to noon April 26 at Whitehall Mall.

“We are proud to again host our annual senior fair at the Whitehall Mall,” McNeill said. “Last year, we had more than 500 seniors, as well as state and local agencies at our event. The Whitehall Mall offers ample space, plenty of free parking and is accessible by LANTA bus routes 103, 325 and 602, making it a great venue and event for our community and seniors.”

Animal shelter events

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

CAHW

The Center for Animal Health & Welfare is holding a Pins for Pets fundraiser until the end of the month. All donations sent in by Feb. 28 will be doubled on air during the morning with Bobby Gunther Walsh of Newsradio WAEB 790 through March 7.

There will be an individual/team bowling benefit 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 9 at Jordan Lanes, 731 Jordan Parkway, Whitehall. To register and for more information, call 610-252-7722, ext. 6 or visit https://mailchi.mp/rcn.com/pins-for-pets?e=3192bcc96e.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Scholarship deadline March 1

131ST DISTRICT

High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives scholarship to help with the costs of higher education.

The application deadline is March 1.

Each year, two students are awarded four-year scholarships equivalent to the value of one semester of tuition at a college or university in the State System of Higher Education, according to a media release from the office of Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st.

Volunteers of the Year honored by Wildlands Conservancy

Thursday, February 14, 2019 by LARISSA NEMETH in News Briefs

Wildlands Conservancy, the premier nonprofit land trust of the Lehigh Valley and Lehigh River watershed, announced its honorees for the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Awards, which include local Coplay resident, Scott Richards.

The Volunteer of the Year award is Wildlands’ annual acknowledgment of individuals, groups, organizations or businesses that deserve to be recognized for their share of time and talent to support the nonprofit land trust’s land protection, environmental stewardship and education efforts.