Salisbury Press

Monday, December 9, 2019

Salisbury High School Wall of Honor to recognize alumni service veterans

Sunday, December 8, 2019 by JIM MARSH in School

Salisbury Township Police Department Officer Richard Nothstein is taking names and making a list.

It’s a good list.

Nothstein, Salisbury High School’s resource officer, is looking for the names of a few good men and women – school alumni and staff who have served in the armed forces.

A recently developed Wall of Honor in the school’s main hallway, presented by the Salisbury Police Officer’s Association and the Salisbury Township Police Department as part of its community...


Sunday, December 8, 2019 by JIM MARSH in School

There was only one entry in Salisbury High School’s annual turkey toss competition, but physics teacher Paul Koba said he found the trailer-mounted trebuchet machine “impressive.”

Since the mid-1990s, Koba has offered his physics students extra course credit if they applied the principles he teaches in a course module that studies the simple siege machines used in Medieval times by armies seeking to toss fire-bearing missiles designed to capture opponent’s castle defenses.



Sunday, December 8, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in School

Q. Who are the members of your family: parents, siblings and pets?

A. The members of my family include: my mom, my little brother Justin, my older brother Johnny and my stepfather.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior at Salisbury High School?

A. I most enjoy the trust the teachers have developed with me through the years.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. My favorite subject is science because I find the sciences to be the most...

Sears at Whitehall Mall set to close early next year

Sunday, December 8, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Whitehall Mall’s Sears store is expected to close in early 2020, according to a Nov. 7 news release from Transformco, which purchased the store’s assets in February.

This location, at 1259 Whitehall Mall, is one of seven Sears or Kmart stores in Pennsylvania set to close.

Transformco has since faced a difficult retail environment and other challenges. According to a statement in the news release, company executives “have been working hard to position Transformco for success by...

Allentown Rescue Mission to benefit from ‘The Mouse That Roared’

Sunday, December 8, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

Players of the Stage, a Christian theater group comprised of home-schooled students, will present “The Mouse That Roared” at Living Hope Presbyterian Church, 330 Schantz Road, Lower Macungie Township.

Freewill donations for admission will be donated to the Allentown Rescue Mission.

Based on Leonard Wibberley’s novel of the same name, and adapted by Christopher Sergel, the play tells the story of a tiny country, the Dutchy of Grand Fenwick, and how its citizens declared and won...