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Tuesday, July 23, 2019


Thursday, June 20, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State Extension is offering a class titled “Managing Invasive Plants” 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 24 at Penn State Extension Lehigh County, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

“Managing Invasive Plants” will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to properly identify invasive plants and develop strategies for treatment and control.

A portion of the day will be spent in the field looking at invasive plants, the results of management and a calibration...


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...


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.



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...


Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

We made it! The end of the 2019 school year is here! June 13 will be the last day of school for all Salisbury Township students.

Salisbury Middle School and Salisbury High School will dismiss 10:30 a.m. and both elementary schools will dismiss 11:15 a.m. I hope everyone has a safe, enjoyable and maybe even relaxing summer.

The Salisbury Township summer playground program begins June 17 and runs through July 26. All township children who are entering first grade through age 12...

Events planned for June

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

Senior center

Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W Elm St., Allentown, is offering the following programs for seniors in June.

The following groups and disc jockeys will be playing oldies and requests at the Saturday and Wednesday dances, so come out and enjoy the music with your friends.

·June 15: Dave Machetti

·June 22: Kato

·June 29: Jerry Deane Music mix

Saturday dances are 7-10 p.m. and Wednesday dances are 1-4 p.m. Per person fee includes light...


Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

In 2018, the police blotter published in the April 18 edition of the East Penn Press included an accident report from Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville of a man getting hurt when his vehicle drifted off the road, hit a ditch and two trees, overturned and struck a pickup parked in a driveway.

The reason?

According to police, the driver took his eyes off the road while trying to retrieve his cellphone from the floor where he dropped it while pulling it from a cup holder in...

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...