Salisbury Press

Thursday, February 20, 2020

BRIEFLY

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

WSE

Western Salisbury Elementary school will hold registration for students enrolling in kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year 9:30 a.m. Feb. 19.

Registration will be held at the school, 3201 Devonshire Road, Allentown.

The registration process will take approximately 60 to 90 minutes and children are not required to attend. A candidate must be a Salisbury Township resident who resides on the west side of Salisbury and must be 5 years of age before Sept. 1.

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STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in School

Q. Who are the members of your family: parents, siblings and pets?

A. My family includes my father, Brian.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior at Salisbury High School?

A. I enjoy the certain privileges that you get, such as being able to come in late to school.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. My favorite subject would probably be chemistry. I like the constant challenges that the class brings.

Q. Have you received any special...

Million-minute

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

LV READS

Lehigh Valley Reads, a regional literacy campaign powered by PBS39 and the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, has challenged area residents to read 1 million minutes during the month of March.

There are no age restrictions so anyone can join, including organizations.

Lehigh Valley Reads hopes to mobilize the valley to build a community of readers to make the area a place of opportunity for all.

The challenge will begin March 1. Interested parties...

LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by DOUG GRAVES in Local News

The Lehigh County Commissioners meeting had a rocky start Jan. 22 when, immediately after Commissioners Chair Amy Zanelli led the Pledge of Allegiance, former county commissioner candidate Mathew Schutter began interrupting the proceedings with a call for “a point of order.”

According to Ann McFarlane, an author on parliamentary procedure, calling for a point of order is reserved for a member of the deliberative body to make after being recognized by the presiding officer. “Members of...

ST. ANN SCHOOL

Thursday, February 6, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

St. Ann Catholic School in Emmaus recently celebrated Catholic Schools Week with a variety of activities focused on family unity, student accomplishment and community outreach. The program for the festivities Jan. 25 included an invitation for grandparents and their grandchildren to enjoy lunch together followed by a student talent show. Children enrolled in grades 3 through 8 gave polished performances which showcased the range and depth of talent possessed by St. Ann School students.

Book collection through April 9

Thursday, February 6, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

LV PRESS

The Times News, Lehigh Valley Press and Vigilant Fire Company of Slatington are hosting a used book sale to benefit the Newspapers In Education program that supplies newspapers to classrooms throughout the region on April 30 through May 3.

We are accepting books, paperbacks, books on tape, CDs, Blue-Ray and DVDs in good condition at our offices through April 9.

Please, no dictionaries, encyclopedias or magazines.

Drop books at the following locations:...

BRIEFLY

Thursday, February 6, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

WESTERN SALISBURY ELEMENTARY

Western Salisbury Elementary school will hold registration for students enrolling in kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year 9:30 a.m. Feb. 19.

Registration will be held at the school, 3201 Devonshire Road, Allentown.

The registration process will take approximately 60 to 90 minutes and children are not required to attend. A candidate must be a Salisbury Township resident who resides on the west side of Salisbury and must be 5 years of age...

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, February 6, 2020 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in School

Q. Who are the members of your family: parents, siblings and pets?

A. My brother Nathan, my sister Sarah, my mother Carla, my father Joshua and my cats Whiskers and Oreo.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior at Salisbury High School?

A. I enjoy senior privilege and the prospect of what my future holds for me after I graduate in a few months.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. I have to say my favorite subject is science because I love...