Salisbury Press

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Pennsylvania Lt. Governor John Fetterman

Thursday, April 18, 2019 by JAKE MELUSKEY in Local News

Pennsylvania Lt. Governor John Fetterman began his statewide listening tour with one goal in mind.

“It’s really about accumulating story after story of people across Pennsylvania as the justification for legalizing (marijuana) or for not … Lehigh Country is as important as Philadelphia, is as important as Juniata, as important as Erie and we’re going everywhere.”

Muhlenberg College played host to Fetterman’s tour, with state and county representatives in attendance. The room...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Thursday, April 18, 2019 by JAKE MELUSKEY in Local News

Students from Salisbury Township School District began the school board meeting April 10 with a report of the activities and events going on at each school level.

A fourth grade student announced Pennsylvania System of School Assessment testing was set to begin for the students from third to fifth grade. This announcement was common as students from the middle school reported having the same testing schedule as well. Similarly, Salisbury High School students are to begin Keystone...

VIKING VOICES

Thursday, April 18, 2019 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Multiple Allentown Central Catholic High School students were honored at the Via All-Star Basketball Classic banquet at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center March 29.

ACCHS student Jess Davis was named to the Via Girls Team of the Year. Davis and Lizzy Szmigiel were named to the West Girls All-Stars Team. ACCHS student Chad Kratzer was named to the West Boys All-Stars Team. Becky Guman, Class of 2009, was inducted into the Lehigh Valley Basketball Hall of Fame during the event. She was...

LVHN and Cetronia Ambulance Corps partner to provide PA’s first mobile stroke care

Thursday, April 18, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Lehigh Valley Health Network and Cetronia Ambulance Corps announced recently they will jointly operate a new mobile stroke unit, the first in Pennsylvania. The mobile stroke unit will begin evaluation and treatment sooner, potentially preventing damage to the brain while the patient is transported to a stroke-certified facility like Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest’s comprehensive stroke center.

“Mobile stroke care could improve intervention time by up to 20 to 30 minutes, which...

Jared Hanna announces candidacy

Thursday, April 18, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Lehigh County Assistant District Attorney Jared J. Hanna has announced his intention to run for Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Lehigh County.

In announcing his candidacy, Hanna indicated that he decided to run because “I believe my love of the Lehigh Valley, my voracious interest in the law and my legal experience have given me a unique understanding of the challenges our community and courts will face over the next 10 years and beyond.”

This opening on the bench became...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Thursday, April 18, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Several residents are concerned about runoff problems they blame on a veterinary clinic along West Emmaus Avenue.

And they say a parking lot for three to five cars that is to be constructed at the clinic will add to their woes.

“Who issued the permit to allow them to put in the parking lot?” Scott Horvath asked at the Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners’ April 11 meeting.

Horvath also said a private alley maintained by him and neighbors is being used by those...

Branch collection begins April 29

Thursday, April 18, 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.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, April 18, 2019 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am a senior at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject would have to be honors anatomy because of how interactive the class is. Mrs. Wilson did an awesome job with creating so many labs and dissections for my class.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I am in National Honor Society, a MiniMax Football Club award winner, an Iron Falcon football award winner, I...