Salisbury Press

Monday, February 24, 2020

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by LARISSA NEMETH in Local News

On Jan. 30, Salisbury Township School District hosted a community visioning session with two representatives from Fielding International educational architecture design firm.

Nathan Strenge, senior education consultant and Cierra Mantz, senior designer presented to those in attendance at the event, held in the Salisbury High School library.

Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss, superintendent of schools, welcomed attendees to the gathering. He prefaced the presentation by discussing the...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

The Salisbury Township Police Department is expediting the process to get rid of abandoned vehicles in the township.

On a recent survey of abandoned vehicles in one area of the township, “I estimated there’s 30 to 40 vehicles,” Salisbury Township Police Officer Bryan Losagio said.

A vehicle can be determined to be abandoned if its registration is out-of-date, if it’s not inspected or if it has an inspection that’s not up-to-date.

“We get a lot from Allentown. I don’t...

SALISBURY POLICE

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Salisbury Township police are asking for help in identifying two people in an incident in the 1800 block of East Emmaus Avenue Feb. 7.

A resident reported she had received notification of a package delivery from Amazon and expected to find the package upon her return home. The package, however, was missing.

Surveillance footage at the resident’s home revealed two people approached the resident’s home around the time of the delivery. Police are asking for help from the public...

ZONING HEARING BOARD

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

A father’s plan to subdivide his Lehigh Parkway North property in order for his son to build a house next to his has been denied.

The Salisbury Township Zoning Hearing Board voted unanimously 5-0 to reject the appeal by Victor and Nabila Youssef for a variance to subdivide their lot, 1746 Greenwood Road, into two lots with Lots 1 and 2 having insufficient lot size (30,000-square-foot required; 27,355-square-foot proposed) and with Lot 2 having insufficient lot width (150 feet required...

EDITOR’S VIEW

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in Opinion

“American Dirt” is the latest controversy sweeping the nation.

As if we don’t have enough controversy.

This controversy is about a new novel written by Jeanine Cummins and published by Flatiron Books.

This is a piece of fiction.

The story is about Lydia Quizano Pérez, who lives in Acapulco, Mexico, with her husband, a journalist, and their 8-year-old son. She runs a bookstore.

As the drug cartels take over the city, Lydia’s husband writes a tell-all profile...

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in School

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

A. The members of my family are my mom, dad, sister, my brothers and my dog, Tuck.

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

A. I love that I’m able to come to school everyday and see everyone I’ve grown up with start to plan the next chapter of their lives.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. Currently, my favorite subject is media management; I feel...

ZONING HEARING BOARD

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

A Salisbury Township church has received a variance to construct a ramp to improve access to the building.

The Salisbury Township Zoning Hearing Board voted unanimously 5-0 to grant the variance for Emmanuel Fellowship Church of Allentown, 1923 S. Bradford St.

Zoner Todd Laudenschlager made the motion, seconded by zoning hearing board member Ronald Evans, to bring approval of the variance to a vote. Before the vote, none of the zoners voiced questions concerning the church...

SALISBURY POLICE

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

A 34-year-old female, of Allentown, was arrested Jan. 13 for allegedly being a fugitive from justice after a traffic stop for not having a license plate on the car she was driving at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Webster Avenue, according to Salisbury police. The female was found to have an outstanding warrant from Somerset City, N.J., according to Salisbury police.

A silver 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pickup was reported taken from Scott Mazda, 3209 Lehigh St., Jan. 29. The...