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Thursday, March 28, 2019 by The Press in Local News

March 30

Spaghetti dinner at St. Mark’s UCC, 52 E. Susquehanna St., Allentown. There is a charge; children under age five eat dinner for free.

April 2

The Emmaus Garden Club will meet noon at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3002 N. Second St., Emmaus. The program will be “Perennials Spring to Fall” with Stephanie Cohen. An award-winning lecturer and writer, Cohen will educate and entertain as she “dishes the dirt on her favorite plants from spring to fall.” Her books will...


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

A new schedule of fees includes several increases for Salisbury Township residents and those who do business in the township.

The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners voted unanimously 5-0 at the March 14 meeting to approve a resolution setting the schedule of fees for 2019.

Making the motion to bring the resolution to a vote was Commissioner Joanne Ackerman. The motion was seconded by board of commissioners Vice President Debra Brinton.

The 23-page schedule of fees...

Book sale April 13

Thursday, March 28, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The 21st Annual Used Book Sale, organized by the Friends of the Emmaus Public Library, part of a Community Day of Fun, will take place April 13 at the Lower Macungie Middle School, 6299 Lower Macungie Road, Macungie. Over the course of these annual one-day sales, the Friends organization has raised well over $172,000 to benefit the Emmaus Public Library.

The event will begin in the school cafeteria 7 a.m. when an estimated 18,000 pre-enjoyed books go on public sale, with...

Open house on April 9

Thursday, March 28, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Carbon Community College will host an open house for prospective students and their families 6-8 p.m. April 9 in the Lisa Scheller-Wayne Woodman Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville.

LCCC admission and financial aid representatives, academic advisors as well as academic program coordinators will be on hand to answer questions.

The open house is an opportunity for prospective students of all ages to tour the campus, learn about scholarship...


Thursday, March 28, 2019 by MELISSA BALTAZAR in Local News

Students from the school district presented updates and details on upcoming events at the March 13 Salisbury Township School District Board of Directors meeting.

Seventh grade students from Salisbury Middle School, Zackary Baab and Dominic Popovich, provided an update on the school fundraiser “Pennies for Patients.” The school raised $2,000 and will reward students with a pizza party.

Salisbury School District was one of 45 companies named 2019 Top Workplace of The Year by The...

Four words can make a caregiver’s day

Thursday, March 28, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

When the phone rang one mid-morning, I considered not answering it.

A bit overwhelmed by my caregiving tasks, I was not in the mood to deal with sales calls or surveys.

But I answered it anyway. And I am glad I did.

A retired friend, Nancy, told me she was out and about doing errands.

“Do you need anything?” she asked.

What magic words. These four simple, wonderful words made my day.

Of course I needed something. I almost always need something.



Thursday, March 28, 2019 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

The Salisbury Recreation Advisory Committee is sponsoring the Salisbury Township egg hunt 10 a.m. April 13 at Franko Park. This hunt is open for township children ages three to 10, but you must register by April 10. The registration form is located at under the heading 2019 Easter Egg Hunt and must be returned to the Salisbury Township Municipal Building.

In case you didn’t know, the Salisbury Board of...