Salisbury Press

Saturday, May 30, 2020

BRIEFLY

Thursday, April 30, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

COVID-19

Due to the evolving and fluid situation surrounding COVID-19 and its impact, associations, clubs, committees, volunteer groups and other organizations are canceling events, meetings and other potential gatherings.

The Woman’s Club of Emmaus has canceled the May 18 celebration of the Girls of the Month. In addition, all club meetings are canceled until fall 2020.

Upper Milford Western District Fire Company No. 1 has canceled its chicken barbecue scheduled for...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP sd Superintendent annnounces retirement

Thursday, April 30, 2020 by LARISSA NEMETH in Local News

A special school board meeting was held via Zoom April 27 where it was announced Superintendent Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss will retire effective Jan. 1, 2021.

His letter of resignation states:

“It has been a memorable career spanning the course of three decades. At the time of my retirement, I will have served the Salisbury Township School District for 15 years, as director of data and technology, assistant superintendent and superintendent. Serving the educators and families in the...

Salisbury High School Third Quarter Honor Roll

Thursday, April 30, 2020 by The Press in School

Salisbury High School has announced the names of students named to the third quarter honor roll.

HIGH HONORS

Grade 9: Zeven Adamcik, Ella DeFazio, Damian Emerich, Grace Kelly, Noah Kichline, William Korn, Jackson Kramp, Mikayla Lighting, Sarah Mendez, Olivia Ringholm, Kendall Schaffer, Elizabeth Sterner, Katherine Updegrove, Carlee Ziegenfus

Grade 10: Ifrahim Ansari, George Barbounis, Hariklia Barbounis, Andrew Hines, Nicholas Jewell, Gabriella Lozada, Kaitlyn Macauley,...

Adopt a senior program launched

Thursday, April 30, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

SHS CLASS OF 2020

A Facebook group has been formed to honor Salisbury High School senior students by “adopting” them. Seniors will be showcased in this group and “adopted” by a member of the community. Supporters can brighten the student’s day by sending them graduation cards, gift cards, decorated posters, food deliveries, care packages, etc. (with approval of their parent/guardian). The group hopes to help spread positivity during this hectic time, to make their senior year...

Legislator contacts

Thursday, April 30, 2020 by The Press in Opinion

STATE SENATE

Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th

Office: 1 E. Broad St., Suite 120, Bethlehem

Phones: 610-868-8667; 717-787-4236

Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th

Office: 702 Hamilton St., Allentown

Phones: 610-821-8468; 717-787-1349

Sen. Mario Scavello, R-40th

Office: 2 N. Robinson Ave., Pen Argyl; 2989 Route 611, Unit 103, Tannersville, Monroe County

Phones: 610-863-1200; 570-620-4326; 717-787-6123

STATE HOUSE

Rep. Bob Freeman, D-...

Coloring book helps children

Thursday, April 30, 2020 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

District Attorney Jim Martin is pleased to announce the creation of a coloring book aimed at helping child victims/witnesses to learn more about the court process and make it less intimidating.

The book entitled, “What Happens in Court?” will be issued by members of the District Attorney’s Victim/Witness Unit and features Ramona, a courthouse companion dog who joined the staff in 2017.

Ramona, a black Labrador, is used to bring comfort and companionship...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOC

Thursday, April 30, 2020 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect municipal business as usual in Salisbury Township, including reviews of property development projects, four of which have been granted extensions.

There may be some light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel.

The township is again accepting permit applications. planning submissions and zoning appeals.

The extensions for the projects’ plans are necessary because the township planning commission and zoning hearing board have...