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Sunday, June 16, 2019

JERUSALEM LUTHERAN CHURCH OF EASTERN SALISBURY

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Local News

On June 1, the Jerusalem Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury held an event to commemorate the veterans and military personnel within the community. This is the second time the church has held this event. Throughout the afternoon, visitors had the opportunity to hear the stories and learn about the service of local military members. The event provided a time for community members to enjoy food and fellowship and show their appreciation of what these veterans have sacrificed.

Marilyn...

EAST PENN SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

Emmaus High School’s 129th commencement ceremony June 9 had a change of venue this year. The PPL Center, in Allentown, was the site of this year’s graduation with 696 students graduating and over 120 of those students graduating with honors.

The event began with “Pomp and Circumstance” performed by the EHS orchestra under the direction of Connie Arnold, followed by “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The alma mater was performed by the EHS Chorale under the direction of Rita Cortez. The...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

One hundred twenty six students walked across the stage at Allentown Symphony Hall June 4 to celebrate their graduation from Salisbury High School.

The Salisbury High School Falcon Band and Chorus performed during the ceremony.

Family members anxiously awaited catching a glimpse of their graduate as the students processed down the aisles to the stage to “Pomp and Circumstance” by Elgar.

Salisbury High School Principal Heather Morningstar welcomed everyone to the...

American flag raising, concert and patriotic address, June 14

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in News Briefs

The historic 112-year-old Allentown Flag Day Association will have a flag raising noon June 14 at Allentown City Hall Plaza (rain or shine) with the Allentown Police Department’s Honor Guard and the Air Force Junior ROTC of Louis E. Dieruff High School participating.

This will be followed 7 p.m. by a patriotic concert by the Great Allentown Band in Allentown’s West Park at 16th and Turner streets. The concert rain site is in the auditorium of William Allen High School.

At the...

Lung Force

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

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The American Lung Association’s fifth annual Lung Force Walk Allentown will be held 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 13 at Lehigh Parkway, Allentown. Registration is 5:30 p.m. with a short welcome program 6:15 p.m.. The walk steps off 6:30 p.m.

The event, which celebrates valley lung cancer survivors, advocates and caregivers, is to raise vital awareness and $25,000 in funds for lung cancer research and advocacy.

ST. THOMAS MORE SCHOOL

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by JIM MARSH in School

Sixty-three St. Thomas More School students participated in a hands-on healthcare educational demonstration at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest June 3.

The students were able to practice hands-on robotics surgery simulation based on an accuracy and dexterity grading system that had them competing for recognition as proficient in the robotics equipment.

They also viewed a demonstration of robotic coronary surgery and were instructed in first aid techniques to stop the bleeding...

STATE POLICE

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

A 20-year-old male, of Allentown, was taken into custody for driving under the influence of marijuana after a traffic stop along South Cedar Crest Boulevard, Salisbury Township, 12:22 a.m. April 20. According to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville, an odor of marijuana was detected when a trooper stopped a vehicle and a subsequent probable cause search of the vehicle revealed marijuana.