Salisbury Press

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WESTERN SALISBURY COLUMN

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

The Salisbury Township Environmental Advisory Council will host an informational evening for the community, “Residential Recycling and How to Do It The Right Way” 7 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Salisbury Township municipal building, 2900 S. Pike Ave., Allentown. The presentation will include how impact of contamination affects recycling and what residential recycling materials are accepted for curbside pickup.

Can you believe that the first day of school is fast approaching?

The school...

GUEST VIEW

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

My first run for office came in 2002 as a 23-year-old Allentown kid.

I ran because I was concerned about education funding and job creation, labor rights and veterans’ health care.

But when talking to voters, it was clear their biggest concern was — wait for it — property tax relief.

So here I was, someone who never owned a home, talking to voters about how I was going to address the rising costs of property taxes.

To no one’s surprise, I lost that race.

In...

Brookside Road construction has begun

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

PENNDOT

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Engineering District 5 announced work has begun on a $1,706,780 project to resurface Brookside Road in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County.

Work on this project includes milling, base repair, paving, installing rumble strips, Americans with Disabilities Act compliant curb ramps and pavement markings on Brookside Road between Route 222 and Buckeye Road in Lower Macungie Township.

Motorists should expect to see...

SALISBURY POLICE

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

In a media release, Salisbury Township Police provided details of a three-vehicle traffic accident in which a township public works employee was injured.

The accident was detailed as follows: At about 2 p.m. Aug. 6, police, Salisbury Township Emergency Services and the Cetronia Ambulance Corps were dispatched to the 2700 block of Lindberg Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries.

A truck with a trailer was traveling east on Lindberg Avenue when, due to an...