Salisbury Press

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Nationally recognized motivational speaker Thom Stecher, of Malvern, attended the Salisbury Township School District convocation to provide an inspirational talk to the administrators, teachers and staff Aug. 21 about the importance of relationships and connections with students and their significance to learning — the theme of the upcoming school year.

Stecher quoted Dr. James P. Comer, currently the Maurice Falk professor of child psychiatry at the Yale Child Study Center since 1976...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Administrators, teachers and staff gathered at Salisbury High School Aug. 21 for the annual convocation at Salisbury High School.

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Randy Zigenfuss welcomed everyone to Salisbury High School, sharing some facts about the upcoming school year. The Class of 2020 started kindergarten in 2007 — the year the iPhone was introduced. The students who are entering kindergarten this year will graduate in 2032.

Associate Superintendent Lynn Fuini-Hetten thanked...

Innovations challenge announced

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

PENNDOT

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced students in grades 9-12 are invited to participate in the third PennDOT Innovations Challenge which encourages students to use their problem-solving, creative and strategic-thinking abilities to solve real-world transportation challenges in a competition among their peers.

This year’s Innovations Challenge asks students to look at cost-effective...

Finding forever homes

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by CAROLE GORNEY in Local News

There’s good news and some bad news for the 160 homeless animals waiting to be adopted from the Center for Animal Health and Welfare on Island Park Road in Williams Township.

The good news is the animals are living in a no-kill facility where finding forever homes for them is the goal, and while waiting for that to happen, their human hosts do the utmost to keep them well and happy.

The bad news, according to CAHW Executive Director Kelly Bauer, is the shelter may have to cut...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Aug. 29

Luther Crest will host a free public educational seminar on financial planning related to health care and senior living communities 10 a.m. at the senior living community, 800 Hausman Road. A panel of experts will answer questions related to senior living, planning for future health care needs and the moving process, from listing, staging and selling a home to downsizing and successfully coordinating a move. Seating is limited; call Luther Crest to RSVP at 610-391-8229.

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Alumni Wall Honor nominations due Sept. 1

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

STSD

The Salisbury Township School District is proud to continue the Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor.

The program recognizes notable Salisbury Township School District alumni who have brought honor to the Salisbury Township School District.

The district is seeking nominees who have distinguished themselves and contributed to society in an exemplary manner.

Awards are given annually with the number of nominees inducted at the discretion of the selection...

SALISBURY POLICE

Sunday, September 1, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Kelly Poburski, 40, of Whitehall, was charged with disorderly conduct 9:57 a.m. Aug. 14, following an incident in the 1200 block of South Cedar Crest Boulevard.

Police were called to Lehigh Valley Health Network – Cedar Crest 11 p.m. Aug. 14, after security found drug paraphernalia.

Jessica Brink, 36, of Scranton, was charged with alleged possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia 12:36 a.m. Aug. 17 at Lehigh Valley Health Network – Cedar Crest....

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

As a taxpayer in Lower Macungie, I suggest you spend a few minutes, take a drive and see all the large warehouses in the western area of our township.

To be specific, land west of Route 100 and land north of the Borough of Alburtis on Main Street which becomes Spring Creek Road. It is a beautiful farming area with acres of corn and other crops. The East Penn School District owns land for a future high school off of Route 100.

Recently our township passed a...

WESTERN SALISBURY COLUMN

Thursday, August 29, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

It’s a great day to be a Falcon!

Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year.

Just a reminder; all township schools will be closed Aug. 30 and Sept. 2 for the Labor Day holiday.

To start the year Salisbury Middle School will have an open house night 6:45-8:30 p.m. Sept. 5 and picture day Sept. 9.

Western Salisbury Elementary School will have picture day Sept. 10.

There is an operations committee meeting 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the administration building.

Did...