Salisbury Press

Saturday, April 20, 2019

APV pension program

Thursday, April 18, 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...

Registration opens for faith-based recovery high school

Thursday, April 18, 2019 by The Press in Local News


The Diocese of Allentown has begun to accept applications for admission to Kolbe Academy, its new high school for students in recovery from addiction.

Kolbe Academy, the nation’s first faith-based recovery high school, will open in September in Hanover Township.

Admission is open to any high school student who is in recovery from substance addiction. The school will serve students of all faiths from a broad geographic region, including all five...

Kids Closet Sale has something for everyone

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by AMY MILLER in Local News

Do you children need a new wardrobe?

How about a new toy?

Are you a new mommy looking to find quality items to keep baby happy and safe but don’t want to break the bank?

The 10th annual Kids Closet Sale may be able to help with all of that.

The sale at Penn’s Peak, hosted by the Times News and Lehigh Valley Press, will open to the public at 9 a.m. Wednesday and has something for just about everyone.

Clothing ranging from sizes newborn to juniors, as well as...


Thursday, April 11, 2019 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am in 12th grade at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is physics with Mr. Koba because he creates lessons that include labs and other activities. These allow us as students to engage with the material we are learning and get a hands-on perspective.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: Over the past couple of years myself and other students from SHS...


Thursday, April 11, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

Finally some warm weather!!

Salisbury Middle School students will take the English/Language Arts portion of the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment testing April 15 through 17. Western Salisbury Elementary School students will take the test April 24 through 26. Make sure your students in third through eighth grades get a good night’s sleep and a hearty breakfast.

The Salisbury Baseball Booster Club will hold a car wash fundraiser noon to 3 p.m. April 14. Come out to Big...


Thursday, April 11, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Police received a report of a strong odor of marijuana in the 700 block of East Tioga Street 10:20 p.m. March 27. Police were unable to find an odor.

Juan Feliciano, 26, of Allentown, was charged with alleged possession of a small amount of marijuana following a traffic stop 9:53 p.m. March 27 in the area of East Texas Boulevard and 24th Street.

A student at Salisbury High School was found with a vape jewel which may have THC in the pod. The student will receive school...


Thursday, April 11, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Jessica Schwartz, program director, Lehigh Valley Blessings in a Backpack, gave a presentation to the operations committee of the Salisbury Township School District April 1 at the administration building.

The program, started in 2015, educates and empowers individuals and businesses to volunteer to help fight childhood hunger.

Blessings in a Backpack services over 100 students in the Lehigh Valley; 59 of those students attend Harry S Truman Elementary School.



Thursday, April 11, 2019 by KATRINA GUIDO in Local News

As spring blooms, and the sun begins to warm our skin, there’s nothing that says “tis the season” like a deep blue sky. But have you ever stopped to ask yourself why exactly the sky is so blue?

As it turns out, the color of the sky starts with the sun.

Incoming sunlight, although white in appearance, is really a combination of all colors of the rainbow. Each color is produced by a wave of energy with a unique length (for length of a wave, think distance between the highest...


Thursday, April 11, 2019 by The Press in Local News

April 10

Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley’s Annual Victims’ Rights Vigil will be held 6 p.m. at the Memorial Tree of Life Grove, 3310 Chestnut Drive, Allentown. In case of inclement weather, there is a rain date scheduled 6 p.m. April 11. This year, Crime Victims Council of Lehigh Valley will commemorate this special week’s theme – “Honoring Our Past, Creating Hope for the Future.” The annual Allied Professional Awards for Lehigh and Northampton counties will be presented to...