PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEIN
Lee A. Butz, center, Chairman of the Board, Alvin H. Butz, Inc., sponsor of the "Wicked Divas" concert, Sept. 13, Symphony Hall, Allentown, with the stars of the show, Allli Mauzey, left, and Dee Roscioli, right. Mauzey and Roscioli performed songs from Broadway's "Wicked," in which they starred, and other musicals, accompanied by the Allentown Symphony, conducted by Ronald Demkee.
As we approach the Nov. 6 general election, the East Penn Press and the Salisbury Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.
The last week for publication of columns by local government officials is Oct. 11.
We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.
Letters to the Editor, written by...
Elementary students in Salisbury are rising to the challenge of becoming leaders within their schools, being proactive and beginning tasks with the end in mind. The 2012 -2013 school year is the first year "The Leader In Me" by Stephen Covey is being implemented within the schools, which helps students establish principles and independence.
Covey is also the author of the number one bestseller, "7 Habits of Highly Successful People."
"The Leader In Me" is focused on inspiring...
Grayson and Janet McNair, of Lower Macungie Township, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise on the Danube River and visits to several ports-of-call in three countries. They also visited Vienna, Austria, for three days.
They are pictured at the statue of Johann Strauss in the Stadtpark (city park) along one edge of Vienna's Ringstrasse.
The couple were married Aug. 18, 1962, in Egner Memorial Chapel, Muhlenberg...
Salisbury students receives award.
Often while I am working, I have the television on and if it is a Sunday night, I will usually be listening to "60 Minutes."
One recent episode on homelessness caused me to stop working and watch the entire segment from start to finish.
The interviewer spotlighted three families who were homeless in Florida. One family consisted of a young unemployed father and his two children who lived in a box truck.
His wife, the children's mother, had died and the father was unable...
SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Lindberg Park Master Plan envisions perimeter walking and bicycle path
Plans to upgrade Lindberg Park were greeted for the most part with enthusiasm during a public hearing, with concerns expressed by those attending about those who use the park taking shortcuts across adjacent homeowners' properties.
One of the chief features of the "Lindberg Park Master Plan and Neighborhood Connection" unveiled before approximately 25 residents Sept. 17 would be a walking, running and bicycle trail around the park's perimeter.
The master plan presents a concept...
Salisbury Township School District has changed the way they contact parents and guardians by contracting with SchoolMessenger Notification System.
At the Sept. 19 school board meeting, it was announced SchoolMessenger has replaced SchoolReach.
Assistant Superintendent Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss said the new company will provide better service and the district saved $1,000 by contracting with SchoolMessenger.
This system will provide communication to parents and staff members...
Robert Bruchak, in his report as secretary of the board given Sept. 19, said as of Aug. 31, 81 percent of the tax bills have been paid in full. He said there has been a 13 percent increase in installment usage.
Bruchak said he has not received the Act 1 index for the 2013-2014 school year from PDE yet; their deadline was Sept. 1.
Funds returned back to Salisbury from the NIZ project amounted to $8,044.82 for the quarter. Had the project continued with township contributions,...
Western Salisbury Fire Department holds Community Day.