Salisbury Press

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Sands fined by gaming control board

Thursday, May 2, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in News Briefs

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has approved fines totaling $242,500 against two casino operators, one of which is Sands Bethworks Gaming, LLC.

The decision stems from 11 incidents in which individuals under the age of 21 accessed the gaming floor, and permitting the issuance of free slot play by employees who were not authorized to do so and/or issuing free slot play of amounts above authorized levels. Free slot play is used to build and reward patron loyalty.


APV pension program

Thursday, May 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Amputee and Paralyzed Veterans Pension Program assists Pennsylvania veterans to receive a pension of $150 per month.

To be eligible, the applicant must have served in the military honorably; was a resident of Pennsylvania upon entering the military and must have suffered an injury or incurred a disease resulting in the loss or loss of use of two or more extremities as a result of performance of duties connected...


Thursday, May 2, 2019 by The Press in Local News

May 2

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy’s Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown. Doug Peters, The Trolley Man will attend. Non-members and guests are welcome. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For more information, call 610-437-4265.

The Allentown Public Library, 1210 W. Hamilton St., will host its spring book sale 1 to 7 p.m. Also 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 3 and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4.

Lower Macungie AARP meeting, noon in...

Branch collection ends May 3

Thursday, May 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The spring curbside branch collection program continues through May 3. Residents should place the branches at the curb. Branches may be no longer than 5 feet long and 5 inches in diameter. Branches should be bundled and tied with twine. Open containers (no lids) can be used for small branches.

Election Policy

Thursday, May 2, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

As we approach the May 21 Municipal Primary Election, the East Penn Press and the Salisbury Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt 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 running for office is the May 1 edition.

We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.



Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

A longtime Salisbury Township municipal office employee was honored for her years of service.

Kathryn J. Martucci, administrative assistant, township planning, zoning and code enforcement departments, was recognized for her 19 years of service at the April 11 township meeting.

Township commissioners voted unanimously 5-0 to approve a resolution at the April 11 meeting to honor Martucci and approve her retirement benefits. Commissioner Rodney Conn made the motion to bring the...


Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners recognized 12 residents for their volunteer work in the community at a ceremony April 16 at the municipal building.

Kirk and Kristine Alder were the first to be honored. According to the nomination, Kirk Alder began coaching in 2006 — 13 years of football, five years of baseball, four years of wrestling and two years of soccer. Often he was coaching two sports in a year.

Kirk Alder served four years as Salisbury Youth Association...