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Thursday, January 24, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

In honor of Board of School Directors’ Recognition Month, the Salisbury Township School District Board Members were thanked at the Jan. 16 meeting.

Superintendent Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss thanked the board members for their service to the district.

Board members were also given gifts from students.

Board member Robert Kulp was not in attendance.

Western Salisbury Elementary School students Lukas Bruaw and Kamryn Kaough provided a report on school happenings as did...


Thursday, January 24, 2019 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am a senior at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject in school is science. I enjoy learning about different life processes and the reasoning behind why these things happened. One of my favorite classes in high school has been chemistry, as I love the combination of math and science that it involves.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: From an academic...


Thursday, January 24, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced Jan. 4 that a Coopersburg man has been charged in a bank robbery committed Dec. 19, 2018.

Richard Simmers, 54, of the 100 block of East Station Avenue, has been charged with one count of robbery, a felony of the first degree, according to a media release from the district attorney’s office.

Simmers was taken into custody at his residence without incident and was arraigned through central booking.

At 9:13 a.m. Dec. 19,...

Running for local office workshop scheduled

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

League of Women Voters of Lehigh County

The League of Women Voters of Lehigh County will be conducting the ninth biennial running for local office workshop in order to assist potential candidates through the complex process of running for office.

The workshop is scheduled for 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at DeSales University Center, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley.

This workshop is designed to give someone thinking of running for local office or working on a campaign an...


Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The exhibition “Fiber Deconstructed: Alison Bessessdotter, Jill Odegaard, Barbara Schulman” will continue through March 23 in the Ronald K. De Long Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.

The exhibition explores diverse approaches to textile and fiber arts through the work of Bessesdotter, Odegaard and Schulman.

An artist reception will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 23 in the gallery. The exhibit and reception are...

Classes offered

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Want to become a beekeeper? Join experienced beekeepers of the Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association for their eighth annual Intro to Beekeeping classes 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 27 and March 13 and 27 at Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville.

The price includes all classes, book, course materials, refreshments, access to experienced beekeepers and a field trip to the club apiary.

The classes are family friendly for all ages.


VIKING VOICES Allentown Central Catholic High School to celebrate Catholic Schools Week Jan. 27 to Feb. 2

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Mid-term exams at Allentown Central Catholic High School will be held Jan. 22-25. Students will take two exams a day and will be dismissed 11:30 a.m.

Catholic Schools Week will be held Jan. 27 to Feb. 2. Central will celebrate the week with various themed days, such as teacher appreciation day and college shirt day. The week will end with a pep rally. Viking Mentors, ACCHS’ group of students who assist new students and prospective families, will visit many of Central’s partner schools...