Salisbury Press

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

NATIONAL NEWSPAPER WEEK OCT. 7-13

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

This is National Newspaper Week (Oct. 7-13), and it’s the perfect time to remind our readers about how important daily and weekly community journalism is to them.

This realization goes back to the very foundations of our nation. In drafting the Bill of Rights – the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution – the founders wanted to ensure that Americans would enjoy the free flow of ideas; would be free to examine the quality of their institutions and those who serve them; to say...

LVHN free flu shots on Nov. 4

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

FLU SEASON

Lehigh Valley Health Network will hold the 20th annual free flu vaccines and community food drive program 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 at Dorney Park, 4000 Dorney Park Road, Allentown and Nov. 4 at Coca Cola Park, 1050 Ironpigs Way, Allentown.

The drive-thru clinic will administer vaccinations to adults and children who are six months of age and up. There are high-dose vaccines available for those age 65 and older. Optional donations of non-perishable and non-expired food...

HALLOWEEN EVENTS Trick or treat nights Halloween Parades and Events

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in News Briefs

Alburtis – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

Allentown – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26

Coopersburg – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26

Emmaus – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26,

Fountain Hill – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26

Lower Macungie – 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31

Lower Milford – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26

Macungie – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

Salisbury – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26

Upper Milford – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

Vera Cruz – 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

Allentown Parade – 2 p.m. Oct. 14, Rain date 2 p.m....

National Newspaper Week, Oct. 7-13

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Newspapers explore many of the topics that affect your senses.

The stories we report may get your blood rushing, wrinkle your brow, inspire you to call a friend about an event or simply entice you to relax and read about your favorite team that pulled out a victory destined to be a loss.

We cover the hard stuff. As curious watchdogs who investigate and report the truth, we are sometimes taken down any number of roads that may not be very popular.

This may cause you angst...

REAL ID rollout update

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

state rep. ryan mackenzie, r-134th

Following the events of Sept. 11, 2001, the federal government put into action a more secure form of identification, known as REAL ID, for Americans seeking to fly domestically and/or enter certain federal buildings. Full implementation of the new requirements will go into effect Oct. 1, 2020.

Although Pennsylvania is among the last of the states to make REAL ID available, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is preparing to offer the...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

An amendment to the Salisbury Township code of ordinances concerning moving permits and rental property inspections is expected to be discussed by the township board of commissioners at the 7 p.m. Oct. 11 meeting in the municipal building, 2900 S. Pike Ave.

A first reading of the ordinance is expected at the Oct. 11 meeting.

A draft of the two-page moving permits amendment and the seven-page rental property inspections amendment was distributed and discussed during the Sept. 27...

FALCON INSIDER

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

With the less than a week left until homecoming, Salisbury High School is putting the final touches on decorations and practicing man dances.

Throughout this week, students have shown their school spirit, by participating in daily themes. These themes included, pajama day, 80s day, U.S.A. day, Hawaiian day and blue and white day.

During the school day Oct. 12, students will participate in the annual homecoming pep rally. Each grade will have decorated the stands to fit the...