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Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in Police Log


A New Jersey man is sought by federal law enforcement officials for his alleged involvement in the murder of a woman and her dog in a Newark, N. J., apartment, on Oct. 17, 2014, according to a media release from the Philadelphia division of the FBI.

On Nov. 3, 2014, Lamont Stephenson was charged with homicide by the state of New Jersey in Essex County, N.J., according to the FBI media release.

On Sept. 8, 2017, a federal arrest warrant was issued for...

Holiday benefit is Dec. 1

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites 26th annual Holiday Dinner and Auction benefit, will begin with a benefactors reception 5:30 p.m., followed by a guest cocktail reception 6:30 p.m., Dec. 1 at ArtsQuest Center, Steel Stacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

The event marks the preservation of 20 historic structures, two National Historic Landmarks and the designation of Historic Moravian Bethlehem National Historic Landmark District to the U.S. tentative list for nomination...


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

After the term, property manager and changes to that term were made, amendments to the moving permit ordinance and adoption of a rental property inspections program have been approved by the Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners.

Commissioners voted unanimously 5-0, on a motion by Commissioner Joanne Ackerman and seconded by Commissioner James Seagreaves, to approve amending the moving permit ordinance and adopting the rental inspections program at the Nov. 8 township meeting....


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Nov. 21

Thanksgiving service with a hymn sing 7 p.m. with a pie fest following the service at Concordia Lutheran Church, 2623 Brookside Road, Macungie. All are welcome. For more information, call 610-965-3265.

Nov. 26

The Woman’s Club of Emmaus will host a program presented by the Wildlands Conservancy 1 p.m. in St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. Visitors are welcome.

Nov. 27

Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society quarterly meeting will be...


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

At the most recent curriculum and technology committee meeting, Assistant Superintendent Lynn Fuini-Hetten presented the demographic data on students who attended school in the Salisbury Township School District during the 2017-2018 school year.

The total student population was 1,608 students.

Of those students, 37.2 percent, or 599 students were economically disadvantaged, up from the previous year where there were 553 students. English Language Learners in the district were 4...

Another View

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Thank goodness. It is finally Thanksgiving, and Christmas is right around the corner. That means it is publicly acceptable for me to watch the holiday movie “Miracle on 34th Street.” (I may or may not have started to watch this film before Halloween. Don’t ask my husband.)

I’m talking about the 1994 version here. To be honest, I’m not one to watch many black and white movies. Some of my favorite movies are from the ‘90s — “Sleepless in Seattle,” “Stepmom,” “Little Women,” “Mr. Holland...


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Q: What grade are you in?

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

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject would probably be science. I have always been intrigued by the way things work, but I especially loved anatomy and physiology. In that class, I was able to have a more hands-on approach with the way the body works because we did interesting dissections and looked at actual slides of body tissue through microscopes. Chemistry was a great...