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Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

The Salisbury Township Sewage Enforcement Officer has been reappointed.

By a 4-0 vote, with one commissioner absent, the Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners approved a resolution to appoint Scott Beiber of Lehigh Soils and Wetlands, 6071 St. Peters Road, Emmaus, as the primary township sewage enforcement officer.

Commissioner Joanne Ackerman made the motion, seconded by Commissioner Rodney Conn, to advance the resolution to a vote.

The resolution authorizes the...

Editor’s View

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

There was a brilliant mathematics teacher at the high school I attended. As the community was small, his children, who were also very smart, attended the same school.

Aside from what appeared to be their innate abilities in math and physics, I never suspected anything was different.

One day, a couple of friends and I, along with one of the teacher’s sons, went to his house.

I stepped inside the front door and could not believe what I saw.

Every inch of space —...

Salisbury Middle School Honor Roll

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in School

Salisbury Middle School has announced the names of students named to the second marking period honor roll.


Grade 6: Maya Afif, Jaylani Alcantara, Ellyana Belletieri-Bieber, Hailey Bender, Riley Brooks, Shyann Cortes, Gavin Fitzsimmons, Owen Fogel, Marissa Gaudiuso, Ava Grube, Joshua Holler, Luke Kannan, Alanah Kemmerer, William Kocher, Cameron Kubinsky, Tyler Kuder, Andrew Lucas, Emily Morris, Izabella Munoz, Claire Nichols, James Scialla, Austin Spisszak,...


Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

Groundhog Day has come and gone and the crazy groundhog Phil didn’t see his shadow. Personally I’m hoping for an early spring, but we definitely don’t need the rain that typically comes with it. But after last week, I’m over snow days and eagerly awaiting warmer temperatures.

Harry S Truman Elementary School will hold the annual first grade celebration of the 100th day of school Feb. 7. The parade will begin 9:30 a.m. for the students to show off their fashions.

HST will hold...


Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Individuals seeking relief on this year’s school property tax bills are urged to check their status for homestead/farmstead exclusions before March 1 and apply if eligible.

If a homeowner’s application is accepted, a portion of a property’s assessed value is exempt from the property tax, thus lowering the overall tax bill.

The state is then responsible for covering the difference between the two amounts, using proceeds from gambling revenue to pay the...


Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Feb. 7

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown. Jeff “Elvis” Krick will entertain. Non-members and guests are welcome. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank, For more information, call 610-437-4265.

Feb. 9

Community breakfast 8 to 11 a.m. at Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church, 3441 Devonshire Road, Allentown. A donation is reqested. The entrance for the breakfast is at the rear of the church,...


Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Students of all ages from Star of the Day Voice Studio will perform Feb. 8 in this year’s first Sanctuary Serenade, a free concert series, at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Emmaus.

The 7 p.m. winter recital is the first of six Friday night concerts scheduled this year by the church and Star of the Day Event Productions, a full-scale live entertainment company that performs in venues all over the Lehigh Valley.

Other Sanctuary Serenades are...