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Thursday, September 27, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

The VIA Marathon was held recently with the downhill course starting at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown recently.

The course proceeded to the Lehigh Parkway, past the Fish Hatchery, across a covered bridge and headed toward the Lehigh River.

At mile seven, runners entered the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor. Mile 12 placed the runners in Bethlehem with a run through the 18th Century Industrial Quarter. Canal locks, a boat launch and several parks made up the...

McNabb’s Automotive Repair celebrates 60 years of service

Thursday, September 27, 2018 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Located, according to owner Brent McNabb, in “beautiful, downtown Wescosville,” McNabb’s Automotive Repair shop recently marked 60 years of service. With music by CAT Country 96 and plenty of great food, the McNabb family, friends, and customers joined in the celebration.

In 1958, during a layoff from Air Products, Allen McNabb and his wife Mary Ann embarked on a new business venture. The couple bought a small Sunoco gas station and service garage at the intersection of Hamilton...


Thursday, September 27, 2018 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

I come bearing good news, actually Great News!

Western Salisbury Elementary School students are back home! The mold issues have been taken care of and we moved back into our building Sept. 24. Needless to say, we are a little excited! Just a quick reminder that picture day is scheduled Oct. 9.

I just want to one more time say thank you so much to the staff and administration of Salisbury Middle School and Harry S Truman Elementary School. They were so wonderful to the staff and...


Thursday, September 27, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Lehigh Valley Health Network’s $111 million expansion of the Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest emergency ward has been approved by the Salisbury Township Planning Commission.

Planners voted 6-0, with one abstention, to approve the 1200 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. – LVHN emergency department expansion project.

The LVHN project was submitted as a preliminary-final land development plan. Planners at the Sept. 11 meeting also voted 6-0 with one abstention to approve a waiver to combine...

Career fair planned Oct. 4

Thursday, September 27, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The East Penn School District and the Emmaus High School guidance department will host the inaugural 2018 Career Exploration Fair Oct. 4.

The event is open to all Lehigh Valley fifth to 12th grade students and focuses on degree and non-degree professions.

Students will have an opportunity to speak with over 50 career professionals who will share what path they took, the education required and what a typical day looks like within their fields.

Companies such...

Nationwide test Oct. 3

Thursday, September 27, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert Oct. 3. The WEA portion of the test commences 2:18 p.m. EDT and the EAS portion follows 2:20 p.m. EDT. The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether technological improvements are needed.

This is the...


Thursday, September 27, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Sept. 29

Ole’ Time Penny Party 6 p.m. at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown. Doors open 5 p.m. Refreshments will be available. For tickets or information, contact Louise at 610-866-1611, 484-456-1148 or email Tickets will also be available at the door. Over 200 items will be available to win. Bring your pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters or you may...


Thursday, September 27, 2018 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

Salisbury High School has been very busy the last few weeks.

Students have begun to plan for Homecoming. Each class has chosen their theme and has begun to prepare decorations. Before long, the yearly man dance will begin to be choreographed.

Mark your calendars for the annual Homecoming Parade. This year’s parade will begin 5:30 p.m Oct. 12, starting at Harry S Truman Elementary School and ending in the SHS stadium. All interested community members should come out to view the...