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Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Rochester Institute of Technology

Local student graduates

Jacob Martin, of Allentown, graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in metal crafts and jewelry.

Connecticut College

Local student graduates

Jonathan Markson, of Allentown, received his Bachelor of Arts degree.



Local student graduates

John Pidcock, son of Jeffrey and Gillian Pidcock, of Allentown, graduated with a bachelor's degree in philosophy....

Celebrating the life of Michele Honochick

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

For Salisbury students and staff, the end of the 2011-2012 school year was especially difficult.

Students mourned the death of a former teacher from cancer, an elementary school teacher's daughter from cancer and the sudden death of the school superintendent who had bonded with many during his short time in the district.

Beginning the healing process, students said their goodbyes June 11 for summer jobs, camps, colleges and family vacations.

None expected to hear the...

Lehigh County Commissioners

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

William Hansell was appointed Lehigh County Executive in a unanimous decision by the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners at its Aug. 8 meeting in Allentown.

Hansell, of Lower Macungie, takes over for Don Cunningham who left the position July 8 to become the president and chief executive officer of the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation.

Hansell has worked in government for nearly 50 years including a recent stint as a Lehigh County Commissioner from 2010 to 2011...

Salisbury Township

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Salisbury Township is running a bus trip to Radio City Music Hall's Christmas Spectacular in New York City Dec. 8. The Rockettes are celebrating 85 years.

The ticket includes orchestra seating and transportation to and from New York. Lunch and shopping on your own.

The cost (non-refundable) is payable by cash, check or money order and payment is due at the time of registration.

Registration deadline is Sept. 26 at the Salisbury Township Municipal Building.


Western Salisbury Neighborhood Column

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by DIANE ROBERTS TATUM Special to The Press in Columns

I hope you had an opportunity to partake in all that summertime has to offer the pools, the community events, vacation, outdoor activities, outdoor movies, Musikfest, various fairs including the upcoming Great Allentown Fair. Because, do I dare say it, school is starting next week.

Parent letters, bus schedules and other pertinent information should arrive to homes this week. Superintendent and principal letters are posted on the website as well.

Parents of students in...

Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest to get children's hospital designation

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

A new sign designating Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest as a children's hospital has been approved.

The sign, while not expected to be erected before year's end, will direct hospital-bound parents and their children to LVH services already offered at the I-78 and Cedar Crest 115-acre campus.

The Salisbury Township Zoning Hearing Board approved the sign by a 4-1 vote at its Aug. 7 meeting.

Lehigh Valley Health Network officials and consultants told the panel of five...

Conditions right to prevent a conflagration

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

If there had to be a fire at the home of Thomas and Laurel Brown Aug. 9, a confluence of circumstances at 2813 Lindberg Ave. formed the perfect storm of events to prevent a conflagration at the home.

Shortly after 1:30 p.m. last Thursday, a contractor who had postponed his visit from Wednesday arrived during a heavy thunderstorm to inspect work his crews had completed a week before.

Letting himself in to the home's basement with a contractor's key, Joseph Iudicello was...