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Thursday, April 12, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Director of Special Education for the Salisbury Township School District Tracey Jacobi, presented the Special Education Plan Report for July 1 through June 30, 2021 at the March 26 curriculum and technology meeting.

Jacobi explained to board members this is a comprehensive plan which is revisited every three years – it is an action plan on what programs and services will be provided within the district and those utilized outside of the district.

Jacobi said the board will need...


Thursday, April 12, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

On Jan. 4, 2016, Joseph N. Hanna took the oath of office as Lehigh County Sheriff, following Sheriff Ronald Rossi who had held the office for 24 years and chose not to run for a seventh term.

Hanna, of Lower Macungie Township, was elected to a 4-year term and immediately surrounded himself with an experienced team of professionals committed to serving the residents and visitors to Lehigh County.

In addition to two chief deputies – Chief Deputy Troy Evans and Chief Deputy David...


Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Karin Cardenas, 31, of Allentown, was issued a citation for disorderly conduct following an alleged disturbance at the Arts Academy Charter Middle School, 1610 E. Emmaus Ave., 9:30 p.m. March 13.

Javier Gonzalez-Ortiz, 31, of Allentown, was charged with allegedly providing false identification, inspection violation and driving while under suspension following a traffic stop in the 3000 block of South Pike Avenue 12:06 p.m. March 30. Police also determined there was an outstanding...


Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Emmaus Rotary Club will host a motorcycle poker run to benefit Pennsylvania veterans.

The run is scheduled May 12 with a rain date of May 13.

Riders will participate in a 150 kilometer/93 mile ride 9 a.m. to noon. Misson BBQ will provide a catered lunch 12:30 to 1 p.m. Musicians Sarah Ayers with James Supra will perform 1 to 3 p.m.

The event will start and finish at Alburtis Park, 328 S. Main St., Alburtis.

Event highlights also include a...

Election Policy

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

As we approach the May 15 General Primary 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 running for office is the April 11 edition.

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


Swain student donates birthday party to charity

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by AARON BERGER in Local News

Carly Kudryk, a pre-kindergarten student at the Swain School, Allentown, turned five on Feb. 21.

She celebrated her birthday in a unique way recently at Revolutions, Bethlehem, by donating her party to charity.

She was inspired by a campaign called “BirthdayBack,” a program started by Tyler Fazzari, of Long Island, N.Y.

In 2012, after Hurricane Sandy, Tyler wanted to donate his eighth birthday to a charity that helped hurricane recovery efforts, which some of his own...

Tuck to speak April 12

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


On April 12, Holocaust Remembrance Day, David Tuck will share his history as a survivor of the worst genocide in history. The 7 p.m. free Arts Quest event, which includes the film “Big Sonia,” is at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

Tickets should be requested in advance by calling 610-332-3378 or visiting the SteelStacks box office in person.