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Thursday, December 6, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Salisbury Township Police Department Chief Allen W. Stiles has provided tips to prevent package theft as we enter the biggest shopping season of the year.

“Unfortunately, this is also prime season for package thieves,” Stiles said.

“As you are making online purchases over the next few weeks, follow these tips to avoid becoming the victim of package theft,” Stiles said.

•Sign up for delivery alerts so you know when your delivery is scheduled and when the package has been...

Editor’s View

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Thank you all who commented on my Oct. 17 Editor’s View on dealing with our Generation Y, Z and millennial family members.

It is good to know I am not alone in my frustration with our younger generation not wanting “things” – instead, wanting experiences.

Since that Editor’s View, conversations have continued with the fact our children and grandchildren will not want our “things” when we are gone.

I am a person who sees the value of and appreciates the connection with “...

Salisbury police

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

A 32-year-old male, of Kutztown, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia following a call at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest 9:56 a.m. Nov. 15. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.

Martin Dawson, 35, of Bethlehem, was charged with resisting arrest, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia following an alleged incident along Alder Lane and Church Road 7:56 p.m. Nov. 23. Dawson’s...


Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

A 25-year-old female, of Frederick, Md., was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance and in possession of marijuana after a traffic stop along Interstate 78 at Summit Lawn, Salisbury Township, 12:48 p.m. Oct. 16, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Fogelsville.


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Each year, on the last school day before the Thanksgiving recess at Salisbury High School, physics instructor Paul Koba offers extra course credit to any of his students who build simple machines modeled on siege machine weapons used by armies in Medieval Europe and the United Kingdom. The machines are employed to see how far the competitors can toss a long-frozen turkey down an athletic field behind the school.

This year’s competition was abbreviated by exceptionally chilly weather...


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The Salisbury Township School District Board of Directors met for its regular meeting Nov. 14 in the administration building.

Student representatives from each of the four schools provided reports on both past and upcoming events.

Janet E. Smith was recognized on the occasion of her retirement after working in the administration building for over 12 years as a PIMS/ACCESS coordinator.

Coaches and advisors were also recognized for their years of service.



Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

A seven-lot subdivision is proposed for the site of the former Schaedel Greenhouse on Salisbury Township’s east side.

Real estate developer Rudy Amelio, who operates ERA Rudy Amelio Real Estate, Allentown, would build five single homes on five lots and one twin home on two lots for a total of seven lots at 621 E. Lynnwood St., Salisbury Township.

The project is in the township’s R-4 Zoning District. The preliminary-final major subdivision plan includes demolition of existing...

Drama club presents ‘Willa Wonkie and the College Tour’ Nov. 30, Dec. 1

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Allentown Cedntral Catholic High School 2021 Student Council held a Glow-in-the-Dark Bowling Tournament Nov. 9. The event was held in Masson Auditorium and was a fun night for all in attendance.

Two senior student athletes have recently been recognized by local organizations.

Viking football running back Logan Bachman was named as an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference South All-Star First Team Offensive Player.

Vikette volleyball player Rachel Hess was Coordinated...