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St. Ann School Honor Roll

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by The Press in School

St. Ann School has named the students who earned honor roll for the first trimester.

HIGH HONORS:

Grade 8: Allison Carr, Jacob Demchak, Jack Freemont, Samantha Loeper, Tierna Moore, Jonathan Romero, Gabriella Rutch, Sophia Servagno, Justin Toomey, Nina Tormann

Grade 7: Eve Binder, Lola Schaeffer, Madyson Tait

Grade 6: Audrey Boardman, Harper Daly, Erin Durso, Keira Gilboy, Logan Hartman, Catherine Raynock, Gregory Smith

Grade 5: Pearl Bixler, Nora Casciano...

WESTERN SALISBURY COLUMN

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

For those of you who were wondering with bated breath whether or not I finished all my Christmas prep on time… Yes, I did! I had to delegate things I normally do myself, like decorate the Christmas tree (thank you Justus and Bri) and coerce, I mean ask other family members to help wrap, bake and clean. But it all got done before the strike of midnight on Christmas Eve. Woo Hoo!

Salisbury High School will hold its Winter Ball 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 13 in the high school gym. I hope it warms...

FALCON INSIDER

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

This past week, Salisbury students enjoyed a break from school. During this time, students were able to not only catch up on some much needed sleep, but they were also able to attend both the boys and girls basketball games. If you missed the games, you may still be able to view them on RCN Channel 68.

Now with a new year beginning, Salisbury students have a lot to look forward to. High school students will be able to participate in the annual Winter Dance and Social Jan. 13. The...

Charlie Dent meets with ‘Dreamers,’ business owners

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by LOU WHEELAND in Local News

Congressman Charlie Dent, R-15th, recently met with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals advocates, “Dreamers” and businesses that rely on emigrants as employees at Vynecrest Winery.

The goal of the meeting was to discuss the problems facing children of undocumented migrants who brought their minor children to America.

The Department of Homeland Security has rescinded the Obama era program of receiving renewable two-year period of deferred action as of June 16, 2017.

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LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Lehigh County Commissioner President Marty Nothstein presented farewell plaques to outgoing commissioners David Jones, Thomas Creighton and Michael Schware at the close of the meeting Dec. 20, 2017.

Jones stepped down as a Lehigh County Commissioner for District 3.

Lehigh County Commissioners also adopted a work agreement with the Pennsylvania Social Services Union Local 668. Children and Youth Caseworker Supervisor Edwin Rodriquez spoke briefly to the commissioners and...

Editor’s View

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Dess Alt Yohr is now fer-bei; wos now aw-fongt is yoh gons nei.

Mier leava un mier wolda, fom Neia biss tzu’m Alta. Darrich feel Ongsht un Druvvel; darrich Tzittera un darrich Farricht. Darrich Grieg un grossa Schrecka; dess dutt de gons Welt be-decka.

The old year is gone; what is now beginning is all new.

We live through much fear and trouble; through nervousness and through fright; through war and through terror this covers the whole world and we leave this to the...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

An 11.4 percent tax hike for property owners in Salisbury Township has been approved.

Township commissioners voted unanimously 5-0 to approve the 2018 township budget and set the 2018 tax rates at the Dec. 28, 2017 meeting.

Township millage for Salisbury Township property owners increases 0.224850 mills, from 1.97515 mills to 2.20 mills.

Based on the township median residential property assessment of $231,441, the annual increase is $52, from $462 to $514. Increases vary...

Virtual ribbon cut on new LVHN, Air Products center

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Officials from Lehigh Valley Health Network and Air Products ‘virtually’ cut the ribbon to officially open the new Air Products Center for Connected Care and Innovation at LVHN at the health network’s One City Center location in downtown Allentown recently. The Air Products Foundation announced a major donation in November 2015 to launch the center.

“This space has special meaning,” Brian Nester, DO, MBA, FACOEP, LVHN’s president and chief executive officer said. “It is intended to be...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Jan. 4

AARP Chapter #4150 meeting noon in the community room of the Lower Macungie Library, 3450 Brookside Road. Guests are welcome. Meet neighbors and learn more about senior (+50) programs and issues. For more information call 610-285-4563.

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold its meeting 7:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. The program will be: “Why the Climate Debate?” by Jim Siverly / KC3JHV. Hams and others...