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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

With the imminent retirement of Salisbury Township Chief of Police Allen W. Stiles, a consultant has been hired to assist township officials in choosing Stiles’ successor.

At the May 23 township meeting, Stiles announced his last day as township police chief is July 12.

Stiles, who was eligible to retire June 1, is noting his 25th anniversary as Salisbury police chief, having been appointed in June 1994.

Stiles has been in law enforcement for 46 years. Stiles served as...


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State Extension is offering a class titled “Managing Invasive Plants” 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 24 at Penn State Extension Lehigh County, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

“Managing Invasive Plants” will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to properly identify invasive plants and develop strategies for treatment and control.

A portion of the day will be spent in the field looking at invasive plants, the results of management and a calibration...


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

The last week of school is here!

Which means it is time for some very important ceremonies to attend.

The Western Salisbury Elementary School kindergarten promotion ceremony will be held 1:30 p.m. June 11.

The WSE fifth grade promotion ceremony will be held 10 a.m. June 12.

The end of the year also means early dismissal.

Salisbury High School and Salisbury Middle School will dismiss 12:15 p.m. June 12 and 10:30 a.m. June 13.

Harry S Truman Elementary...


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The search is on for the 2019 Great Allentown Fair Queen who will be selected to represent the fair’s mission during fair week and in the community throughout the year.

The Lehigh County Agricultural Society is looking for contestants from Lehigh, Northampton and Berks counties.

An ideal candidate will have the ability to communicate enthusiasm for the Allentown Fair, local farming and the agricultural industry. Young women ages 16 to 20 are encouraged to enter the competition...


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

Salisbury students are all excitedly looking forward to the last day of school.

Salisbury High School students will have a 12:15 p.m. dismissal June 12 and a 10:30 a.m. dismissal June 13. As the year comes to a close, I think that it is time to reflect upon what SHS students have accomplished throughout this year.

Salisbury students have been active in many different clubs.

Students Against Destructive Decisions became Students Taking Active Roles, which allowed the...


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Q. In what grade, are you currently enrolled?

A. I am in 12th grade at Salisbury High School.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. My favorite subject is environmental science because it is interesting to see how much humans affect the earth and I enjoy watching documentaries and doing the projects in class.

Q. Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A. I was inducted into National Honor Society my sophomore year. I have lettered all four...


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Food trucks have returned to the South Mall for the second year in a row.

The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners voted unanimously 5-0 to approve food trucks at the South Mall, 3300 Lehigh St., Salisbury Township.

Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners Vice President Debra Brinton moved to bring the matter to a vote, seconded by Commissioner Joanne Ackerman.

The vote at the May 23 meeting followed a conditional use hearing, chaired by Salisbury Township...