Salisbury Press

Monday, February 18, 2019

BRIEFLY

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

RIDGE MANOR

Join the Lunch Bunch program at Ridge Manor Senior Center, 333 Ridge St., Emmaus, where activities and a hot, nutritious meal are provided.

A donation is requested.

The program is open to all residents and individuals from the community.

For more information, contact Rachel, the center manager, at 610-965-2171, between 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

EASTERN SALISBURY COLUMN

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

It’s crazy to think the end of the second marking period has come and gone for students at Salisbury Middle School and Salisbury High School. Getting that new portal notification is always the reality check of how fast time is flying by.

The Harry S Truman Elementary School PTO pizza pickup will be 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 25. For concerns regarding timing, please email Theresa at hemitoy@aol.com.

There will be a curriculum and technology meeting 7...

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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

BETHLEHEM SPECIAL OLYMPICS needs additional basketball volunteers (14+ years) on Monday nights. Practices are held 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Northeast Middle School, 1170 Fernwood St., Bethlehem. Volunteers must know the basics of basketball, commit to attending most practices and become a Class A volunteer by completing a background check and online training. Contact Dana Lindsey at 610-264-3616 or email volunteers@bethlehemsopa.org for information...

Times News buys semi-annual Kids Closet Sale

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by AMY MILLER in News Briefs

A longtime community resource that helps families save money on children’s necessities has a new owner.

The Times News and Lehigh Valley Press purchased the Kids Closet Sale from Danielle Andreas, who started the consignment sale nearly a decade ago, and will build on Andreas’ vision this April. The paperwork was finalized recently.

“We’ve been talking about getting into hosting events for a few months, and when Danielle posted that after nine years, she was giving (the Kids...

Unsung Heroes

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

Lehigh County

Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services is accepting nominations for Unsung Heroes.

To celebrate Older American’s Month, the Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services recognizes Lehigh County residents, 60 years of age or older, who have displayed exceptional generosity with their time and talent to enhance the lives of others and their community.

The Unsung Hero finalists will be honored at a special awards ceremony 1 p.m. May 15.

To request a...

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am a senior at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject in school is science. I enjoy learning about different life processes and the reasoning behind why these things happened. One of my favorite classes in high school has been chemistry, as I love the combination of math and science that it involves.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: From an academic...

LEHIGH COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced Jan. 4 that a Coopersburg man has been charged in a bank robbery committed Dec. 19, 2018.

Richard Simmers, 54, of the 100 block of East Station Avenue, has been charged with one count of robbery, a felony of the first degree, according to a media release from the district attorney’s office.

Simmers was taken into custody at his residence without incident and was arraigned through central booking.

At 9:13 a.m. Dec. 19,...

Running for local office workshop scheduled

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

League of Women Voters of Lehigh County

The League of Women Voters of Lehigh County will be conducting the ninth biennial running for local office workshop in order to assist potential candidates through the complex process of running for office.

The workshop is scheduled for 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at DeSales University Center, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley.

This workshop is designed to give someone thinking of running for local office or working on a campaign an...

BRIEFLY

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

PENN STATE LEHIGH VALLEY

The exhibition “Fiber Deconstructed: Alison Bessessdotter, Jill Odegaard, Barbara Schulman” will continue through March 23 in the Ronald K. De Long Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.

The exhibition explores diverse approaches to textile and fiber arts through the work of Bessesdotter, Odegaard and Schulman.

An artist reception will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 23 in the gallery. The exhibit and reception are...