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SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

In honor of Board of School Directors’ Recognition Month, the Salisbury Township School District Board Members were thanked at the Jan. 16 meeting.

Superintendent Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss thanked the board members for their service to the district.

Board members were also given gifts from students.

Board member Robert Kulp was not in attendance.

Western Salisbury Elementary School students Lukas Bruaw and Kamryn Kaough provided a report on school happenings as did...

BRIEFLY

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

PENNDOT

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently announced the deadline for students to submit ideas for the department’s “Innovations Challenge” is extended to Jan. 25.

Students in grades 9 through 12 are invited to explore innovative technologies and methods – aside from laws and educational campaigns – to get drivers to slow down in work zones.

The contest aims to educate students on challenges the department faces and encourage them to consider PennDOT...

Adaptive reuse is a strategy to preserve our history

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

Years ago, before I knew what the buildings even were I remember driving past the former Allentown State Hospital and doing a double take. I pulled onto the campus and took a walk. The stately grounds and handsome buildings were stunning. A character and quality that doesn’t get built anymore. The hospital is now slated for demolition.

As communities age, buildings of character are finding themselves in need of rejuvenation. Adaptive reuse is a conscious decision...

SALISBURY POLICE

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

An unknown person entered a home in Waldheim Park in the 10 block of Third Avenue, which was reported 11:50 a.m. Jan. 11. It is unknown if anything was taken.

A 23-year-old male, of Whitehall, was charged with suspicion of driving while under the influence, 3 a.m. Jan. 12, following a traffic stop. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.

A 26-year-old male, of Bethlehem, was charged with suspicion of driving while under the influence, 2:15 a.m. Jan. 13, following a...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Jan. 16

Alburtis Area 55+ seniors meet noon at Church of the Good Shepherd, 135 Quarry Road, # 1, Alburtis. Activities include a pot luck luncheon plus bingo. Many bus trips are planned. For more information, call 610-966-4996.

Jan. 20

All-you-can-eat breakfast 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Lehigh Temple Association, 2120 Route 100, Macungie. There is a cost. For more information, call 610-398-9845.

Feb. 2

Emmaus Arts Commission’s 13th annual SnowBlast Winter...

EDITOR’S VIEW

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

Have you seen the new Gillette commercial geared toward men that addresses bullying, toxic masculinity, sexual harassment and the #MeToo movement?

The commercial, which debuted Jan. 14 on social media, shows boys fighting while adults look on, saying “boys will be boys,” instances of bullying, clips of sexual harassment and more while the narrator asks, “Is this the best a man can get?”

The narrator continues by saying, “Something has changed and there is no going back,” while...