Salisbury Press

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Election Policy

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

As we approach the May 15 General Primary Election, the East Penn Press and the Salisbury Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.

The last week for publication of columns by local government officials running for office is the April 11 edition.

We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.


Swain student donates birthday party to charity

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by AARON BERGER in Local News

Carly Kudryk, a pre-kindergarten student at the Swain School, Allentown, turned five on Feb. 21.

She celebrated her birthday in a unique way recently at Revolutions, Bethlehem, by donating her party to charity.

She was inspired by a campaign called “BirthdayBack,” a program started by Tyler Fazzari, of Long Island, N.Y.

In 2012, after Hurricane Sandy, Tyler wanted to donate his eighth birthday to a charity that helped hurricane recovery efforts, which some of his own...

Tuck to speak April 12

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


On April 12, Holocaust Remembrance Day, David Tuck will share his history as a survivor of the worst genocide in history. The 7 p.m. free Arts Quest event, which includes the film “Big Sonia,” is at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

Tickets should be requested in advance by calling 610-332-3378 or visiting the SteelStacks box office in person.


Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in Local News

April 12

A free informational session on adoption and child foster care will be held 6 p.m. at Diakon Adoption & Foster Care, located on the campus of The Lutheran Home at Topton, One S. Home Ave., Topton. People interested in attending the session are asked to call 888-582-2230 or 610-682-1504 to register. Diakon Adoption & Foster Care staff will explain foster parenting as well as the processes involved in adopting a child or youth.

Lower Macungie Library will hold a...

Rick Boulay returns with concert for cancer survivors, caregivers

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by MAKENNA MASENHEIMER in Local News

Dr. Richard “Rick” Boulay presents “You Will Be Found: Songs and Lessons of Cancer Survivorship,” a concert and open forum for cancer survivors and their caregivers, 2 p.m. April 14, at First Presbyterian Church of Allentown, 3231 Tilghman St., Allentown.

When Boulay’s wife was diagnosed with leukemia about 10 years ago, his understanding of the disease changed.

“I realized that as a cancer doctor I knew the breadth of cancer and what it touches, but I didn’t know the depth....


Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The March 26 curriculum and technology committee meeting was held at Western Salisbury Elementary School and board members were given a presentation on the Leader in Me program’s engagement with families.

WSE Principal Dr. Grace Hartman said the school’s widely important goal for this school year was to increase family involvement in the Leader in Me program.

Hartman said she invited parents to attend the Leader in Me training, the Lighthouse team trained parents at the...