Salisbury Press

Friday, October 19, 2018


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

Salisbury Township is poised to hire two new police officers.

The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners voted unanimously 5-0 to hire Diano Reavis and Thomas Sabulsky Jr. from the township Civil Service Commission eligibility list.

The hiring is contingent upon the prospective officer candidates passing psychological and physical tests.

One of the prospective officers would fill a vacant position. The other prospective officer would fill a new position previously...


Thursday, October 4, 2018 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

On Oct. 5, Harry S Truman Elementary School students and staff will hold its annual Heavenly Hat Day fundraiser.

Students are invited to wear their favorite hat to school and to make a donation to this charity. The charity then takes the funds collected and purchases new hats for those who are losing their hair to medical illnesses and complications.

Let’s see all those hats!

All Salisbury Township schools will be closed for a professional development day Oct. 8. Schools...

Bethlehem event set for Oct. 14

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The 2018 CROP Hunger Walk will be held 1 p.m. Oct. 14, three and six mile pet-friendly walks starting 1:30 p.m., all beginning under the Hill-to-Hill bridge at the foot of Main Street, Bethlehem. Rest stops are provided.

Twenty-five percent of the funds raised by the walks are returned to the community. The remaining 75 percent is used by Church World Service local, national and international disaster relief and to help end hunger locally and around the world.



Thursday, October 4, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Allentown Central Catholic High School celebrated its 2018 Homecoming during the week of Sept. 24-29.

Spirit Week was held Sept. 17-21 and featured themes such as Pajama Day, Jersey Day, Groutfit Day, Twin Day and Green and Gold Day. The week culminated in a pep rally Sept. 28, which featured performances from the varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders, the drumline, the dance team, and the mance team, a long-standing tradition in which senior boys perform a choreographed dance...

The Press invites readers to participate in annual program

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Lehigh Valley Press invites readers to share some of the warmth of the yuletide season with Keystone Military Families and their Stocking for Soldiers program.

Keystone Military Families’ mission is to provide caring support for deployed military members in all branches of service to our country; no matter where they are stationed in the world. “Our troops give us the freedom to be safe in our homes,” Keystone Military Families said.



Thursday, October 4, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

In 2017, the Salisbury Township School Board voted unanimously to approve Southwest Foodservice Excellence as the food service management for the district.

Arizona-based SFE partners with school districts with a focus on feeding students nutritional meals derived from chef-based recipes. Salisbury was its inaugural school district in Pennsylvania.

According to Monty Staggs, former Salisbury graduate, chef and president of SFE, who received his culinary arts degree from Johnson...


Thursday, September 27, 2018 by JIM MARSH in Local News

More than 300 friends and neighbors of the Western Salisbury Fire Department, located at the intersection of Ott Street and Green Acres Drive, attended the fire department’s annual Community Day held Sept. 15, at the department’s Swain Station and the adjacent Green Acres Park.

Youngsters found games and prizes, bounce houses, cotton candy and a clown show, while families enjoyed picnic fare from Salisbury Township’s Smokin’ Smitty’s Catering, watched demonstrations in the township’s...