Salisbury Press

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Open house on April 9

Thursday, March 21, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

LCCC

Lehigh Carbon Community College will host an open house for prospective students and their families 6-8 p.m. April 9 in the Lisa Scheller-Wayne Woodman Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville.

LCCC admission and financial aid representatives, academic advisors as well as academic program coordinators will be on hand to answer questions.

The open house is an excellent opportunity for prospective students of all ages to tour the campus, learn about...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Thursday, March 21, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The operations committee of the Salisbury Township School District met March 4 for an update to the preliminary 2019-2020 budget.

Chief Financial Officer/Board Secretary Michael Taylor updated the board on the preliminary budget with the deadline for the Pennsylvania Department of Education to rule on school district requests for exceptions March 27.

The board will review an analysis of the five year forecast, proposed reductions, department/building budgets and staffing at the...

Viking Voices

Thursday, March 21, 2019 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

The Allentown Central Catholic High School Science Olympiad team competed at the East Penn Conference Science Olympiad Championship March 1 at Northampton Community College. The team finished second and won four gold medals and one silver medal. First place winners included Anatomy (Pamela Gonzalez and Jack Mallon), Boomilever (Alan Garger and Luke Kuklis), Disease Detectives (Priyanka Bhashyam and Michael Fleck) and Fermi Questions (Gwen Minogue and Alex Strohl). Second place winner was...

WESTERN SALISBURY COLUMN

Thursday, March 21, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Harry S Truman Elementary School will hold its annual spring concert 9:30 a.m. March 21. This concert features the kindergarten through second grade classes and is always a great performance.

There will be a curriculum and technology meeting 7 p.m. March 25 at Western Salisbury Elementary School.

The next HST T-shirt day will be March 28. Remember to wear you Falcon proud shirt!

HST has teamed up with Cops ‘n’ Kids and is collecting new and gently used books for the...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thursday, March 21, 2019 by The Press in Local News

March 20

Alburtis Area 55+ seniors meet noon at Church of the Good Shepherd, 135 Quarry Road and Penn Avenue, Alburtis. Meeting includes a potluck luncheon and bingo. Many bus trips are planned. For more information, call 610-966-4996.

March 24

Lucky Bucks Bingo 2-5 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. Doors and snack bar open 1 p.m. Participants will receive cash prizes for bingo. There will also be a basket raffle and a 50/50 drawing. For more...

Student artwork now featured

Thursday, March 21, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

PENN STATE LV

The Community Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley presents the exhibit, “Beyond Batiks,” featuring works by William Allen Arts Academy students through March 23.

The exhibit is free and open to the public.

The Community Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley highlights artists in the region specifically as an outreach effort to artist groups and students.

The gallery is adjacent to the Ronald K. De Long Gallery on the Penn State Lehigh Valley campus,...

LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Thursday, March 21, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

A motion to put a referendum on term limits before citizens failed in a 5–2 vote March 13 during the Lehigh County Commissioner’s regular meeting.

The sole sponsor, Commissioner Amy Zanelli, couldn’t muster enough support to pass the measure. Even fellow Democrat Dan Hartzell could not be persuaded to support his colleague with his vote; he sided with Republicans to vote against the measure.

“We need to use reason instead of emotion,” Hartzell said. “This implies that long...