Salisbury Press

Sunday, November 17, 2019

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Friday, October 25, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Oct. 24

The Salisbury chapter of PAGE will host Matthew J. Zakreski, PsyD who will present “Table Top! SEL Games that your Kids Will Actually Enjoy” 7-9 p.m. at Salisbury Middle School, 3301 Devonshire Road, Allentown. Zakreski will present using games to help teach and model social and emotional learning. RSVP to PAGEsalisbury@gmail.com.

Nov. 2

“A Frozen Adventure” for children of all ages with a parent or caregiver 10:30-11:...

BRIEFLY

Friday, October 25, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

131ST DISTRICT

State Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st, will host a free concealed carry seminar Oct. 24.

The seminar will be held 6-8 p.m. at East Greenville Fire Company, 401 Washington St., East Greenville.

Attorney Joshua Prince, who speaks regularly on the subject of firearms law, will conduct the seminar and answer questions.

Seating is limited.

To reserve a seat at the seminar, call the district office in Red Hill at 215-679-3152 or to register online...

Beware of cyber attacks

Friday, October 25, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

If you do business with a national retailer or bank, chances are you’ve had your identity compromised at one time or another. These large scale cyber attacks have unfortunately become commonplace, but it’s important to know that criminals are trying just as hard to hack you as they are big corporations.

Personal cyber attacks can come in the form of malicious attachments that steal personal information from your computer. They can also come in the form of email attacks, called...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Friday, October 18, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

The new First Ward commissioner in Salisbury Township vows to put “community first.”

Heather Lipkin fulfills the first ward term until Dec. 31.

Lipkin is a write-in candidate on the Nov. 5 Primary Election ballot.

Lipkin was nominated for first ward commissioner by Commissioner Rodney Conn and seconded by Commissioner James Seagreaves at the Oct. 10 township meeting in the municipal building.

Conn, Seagreaves and board President Debra Brinton voted 3-0 to appoint...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Friday, October 18, 2019 by JAKE MELUSKEY in Local News

There was a large attendance for Oct. 9 Salisbury Township School District board meeting. Many parents were gathered to listen to the student reports.

At Harry S Truman Elementary School, the students will hold a Veterans Day celebration 1 p.m. Nov. 8. Veterans are welcomed to the school, where they will be honored and treated to a small snack and coffee.

At Western Salisbury Elementary School, UGI gave a presentation to the young elementary students, where they learned about...

Western Salisbury firefighters take fire prevention to schools

Friday, October 18, 2019 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Each year, as has been the case for decades, firefighters from Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Company look forward to national Fire Prevention Week held in October to commemorate the anniversary of the great Chicago fire in 1871.

That’s when the firefighters have their chance to get into the township’s schools to teach youngsters how to prevent fires and to be fire safe.

This year’s national fire prevention slogan is “Not every hero wears a cape.” Coloring books and take-home...

EASTERN SALISBURY COLUMN

Friday, October 18, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

School routines are settling in and the weather is actually starting to feel like fall. With that, it’s my favorite month...October!

School events are in full force and we start the early dismissals for the year.

All students in the Salisbury Township School District will dismiss early Oct. 18. Salisbury High School and Salisbury Middle School will dismiss 12:15 p.m. and Harry S Truman Elementary School and Western Salisbury Elementry School will dismiss 1 p.m. If there are any...