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Saturday, April 20, 2019


Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

The annual Harry S Truman Elementary School PTO candy bingo will be held 6:30-8 p.m. April 5 in the school cafeteria. Doors open 6:15 p.m. There is no admission for this event; however, donations are accepted and appreciated. Every donation to the PTO gets your name into a raffle. Food is also available for purchase. Come out and enjoy time with friends and family and try your luck at winning some candy.

Salisbury Township School District is hosting a parent workshop, in conjunction...


Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

“It’s OK to be white” stickers have drawn the ire of a Salisbury Township resident.

The stickers were placed on several street and traffic signs in the vicinity of Keystone Road, Country Club Road and Devonshire Road on Salisbury’s west side, according to the woman.

“Did anyone see the white lives matter signs and stickers on signs at Country Club and Devonshire?” the woman said during the courtesy of the floor portion of the March 28 board of commissioners’ meeting.


Tavern night April 12

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The last Tavern Night for the season at the Governor Wolf Historical Society will be held April 12. Doors open 6:30 p.m. and there will be music 7 to 10 p.m., provided by Pawnshop Bound in a return engagement. There will be food for sale by Macungie Farms.

Pawnshop Bound plays a mix of danceable rockabilly and old blues. The event is BYOB and you must be 21 years old to attend. Drinks and light snacks will be provided. Also featured will be a wine basket...

Open house on April 9

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Carbon Community College will host an open house for prospective students and their families 6-8 p.m. April 9 in the Lisa Scheller-Wayne Woodman Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville.

LCCC admission and financial aid representatives, academic advisors as well as academic program coordinators will be on hand to answer questions.

The open house is an opportunity for prospective students of all ages to tour the campus, learn about scholarship...


Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

A 43-year-old man, of Allentown, was charged with robbery, simple assault, terroristic threats and theft by unlawful taking following an incident in the 700 block of Mortimer Street 10:43 p.m. March 23. The victim said $3,000 was removed from the home. A warrant has been issued for the man’s arrest.

A resident in the 1000 block of Newgate Drive reported seeing teenagers in the vicinity of a brush fire 3:54 p.m. March 24.

A 30-year-old man, of Allentown, was charged with...


Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The issue regarding the district calendar debated at the Salisbury Township School District curriculum meeting March 25 is whether the students should come back to school Jan. 2, 2020 which is a Thursday or have the students report back to school Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.

Board members continued the discussion with Director George Gatanis asking the educators their opinions.

Salisbury High School Principal Heather Morningstar said to bring the students back on a Thursday after the...


Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Local News

April 4

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown. Ian Gallagher will entertain. Non-members and guests are welcome. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For more information, call 610-437-4265.

Lower Macungie AARP meeting noon in Lower Macungie Township Library, 3450 Brookside Road. The topic is Canines for Christ. Pizza lunch is available for a small fee. For more information, call 610-285-4563.


drive April 27

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

SALISBURy M.s. Booster clothing

Salisbury Athletic Booster Club is conducting a one day clothing and more donation drive 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 27 at Salisbury Middle School, 3301 Devonshire Road.

Drop off bagged or boxed items at the main entrance. Late arrivals will not be accepted as the collection truck will arrive between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.

The event will be held rain or shine.

The following items will be accepted: clothing and shoes for all seasons,...