Salisbury Press

Saturday, April 20, 2019

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Thursday, March 28, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

On March 7, the Emmaus Rotary Club held its second annual celebration of International Women’s Day. Club members and guests gathered at Brookside Country Club for an awards ceremony and celebratory breakfast. Organized by a committee comprised of Rose Galeano-Phillips, David Dunn, Dee Eng, Eileen Prokop and Committee Chairperson Alicia Ruiz-Orbin, the event honored Dr. Barbara Kistler and Jenae Holtzhafer.

Galeano-Phillips opened the program by providing background on women’s...

‘We will continue to stand together’

Thursday, March 28, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

The Muslim community called a news conference in Whitehall Township March 15 to express its sorrow and outrage at the attack earlier that day on two New Zealand mosques. The loss of life from such a wanton violation of human decency shocked the world.

The Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley opened its doors to others in the community. Dr. Mirza Baig, MALV vice president, welcomed members of all different faiths who had gathered. In his address, Imam Basheer Bilaal described Islam and...

drive April 27

Thursday, March 28, 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,...

Editor’s View

Thursday, March 28, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

The reality of author George Orwell’s “1984” hit me one night when I coughed while sleeping.

A voice from my smartphone, which was on a nearby table, replied to the sound I had just made saying it was sorry, but it did not understand what I had just said.

The phone had been listening to me just like the telescreens of Orwell’s dystopian novel.

Egads! I wonder if I ever talked in my sleep.

Well aware smartphones, telephones and other electronic devices can be and...

SALISBURY POLICE

Thursday, March 28, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

A wallet was found and turned into police 9 a.m. March 13. Police are attempting to find the owner.

A resident in the 1100 block of South Cedar Crest Boulevard reported 11 a.m. March 13, personal accounts were accessed by an unknown person. Police are investigating.

Police were called to the 1600 block of Riverside Drive 2:05 p.m. March 19 for the report of a large amount of debris and plumbing boxes left on the side of the road.

A resident in the 3100 block of West...

FALCON INSIDER

Thursday, March 28, 2019 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

Salisbury High School’s No Place For Hate club is selling T-shirts for the annual Day Without Hate. Students interested in buying a T-shirt should fill out the form, which can be found in an email sent by Ms. DosSantos. All forms and money are due by April 1.

SHS’s STARs (Students Taking Active Roles) are collecting items to create homeless care kits for two shelters in our community. Students are asking for donations, such as water bottles, granola bars, socks, gloves and hygiene...