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Monday, February 18, 2019

Kindergarten registration Feb. 21

Thursday, February 14, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Harry S Truman Elementary School will hold its kindergarten registration Feb. 21.

Two sessions will be available: 9-10:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary.

Residents are asked to bring their student to registration. Vision screenings will be held at the time of enrollment.

The following items will also be needed at kindergarten registration: original birth certificate, current immunizations and two current proofs of residency in Salisbury...


Thursday, February 14, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives scholarship to help with the costs of higher education.

The application deadline is March 1.

Each year, two students are awarded four-year scholarships equivalent to the value of one semester of tuition at a college or university in the State System of Higher Education, according to a media release from the office of Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st.

The program is open to...


Thursday, February 14, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

In the world of work, always have a goal and never stop chasing it.

That’s the essential advice from every job counselor I’ve ever known. Do what you love, and you’ll never have to dread getting up and heading to your job.

From grade school on, I always wanted to be a journalist. By way of applying for a high school weekly column, I was fortunate enough to be able to work my way into the newsroom of the local daily newspaper in the South Jersey town where I grew up.



Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Retired Salisbury Township Police Department K-9 Fonzie died Feb. 2 after a short illness. He had been residing with his best friend, Officer Jason Laky and his family since retiring from a distinguished career in law enforcement.

Police Chief Allen Stiles said Fonzie was more than just a dog to the department.

“He lived like a warrior and died like a hero,” Stiles said.

The Salisbury Township K-9 Unit is in its 15th year of service.

In 2003, citizens, the Lehigh...

Emmaus gets lucky with 13th annual SnowBlast

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by ED COURRIER in Local News

Sunny skies and ‘balmy’ 30 degree weather greeted art enthusiasts at the 13th annual SnowBlast Winter Arts Festival Feb. 2 in downtown Emmaus. After the recent bout of snow and bitter subzero temperatures, folks were able to enjoy a day of activities centered around Emmaus Triangle Park without worrying about frostbite.

The family-friendly event, hosted by the Emmaus Arts Commission, featured local artist demonstrations, ice sculpture and wood carving, “Palette Walk” scavenger hunt,...