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What you need to know about contacts

Monday, December 24, 2012 by FRED CICETTI Special to The Press in Social News

Third of four parts

There are three basic ways to correct faulty vision: eyeglasses, contact lenses, or surgery.

In this column, we'll cover contacts.

There are two basic kinds of contact lenses: soft and hard.

Soft lenses, which are thin and gel-like, are the most popular of the two. They come in many varieties and are very comfortable. I never felt them in my eyes. The following are some choices in soft lenses:

Daily-wear lenses are removed when you go to...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP POLICE

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Police Log

Motorists traveling on Salisbury Township roadways may notice a blinking sign providing a digital readout of the speed they are traveling.

Purchased by a $4,000 grant from Lehigh County using Casino Gaming Corridor funds, the radar signpost is the township police department's latest tool for traffic surveys to determine where speed enforcement details are needed.

The portable unit weighs about 10 pounds and can be affixed to utility poles or roadway signs in a matter of minutes...

ARTS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

On Friday, Dec. 14, a consortium of groups came together after a gas leak to ensure the safety of students.

At 7:30 a.m., UGI received a call from Arts Academy Charter School, 1610 E. Emmaus Ave., Salisbury Township, for the report of a gas odor.

Students were bused to Salisbury High School where they gathered in the gymnasium while attendance was taken.

"Everything went smoothly," Arts Academy Charter School Principal Jan Labellarte said. "At no time were the students...

ST. THOMAS MORE

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

St. Thomas More fifth and sixth graders presented their annual Christmas play Dec. 11 for all students, and then again on that evening for the public in the school's auditorium-gymnasium.

The play, titled "Is There Room for Christmas?" was scripted and choreographed with original lyrics and music by Natalie Seng Pionegro, director of music and liturgy for St. Thomas More parish and school.

The play portrays the concept of looking beyond the distractions in our daily lives, no...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

In a reorganization meeting Dec. 5, Russell Giordano was chosen to serve the district as school board president for another year.

"I consider it to be an honor to serve this board and am proud of the people I serve with," Giordano said after the election.

Tom Mantz was elected vice president.

Following the election, the board moved to approve the dates of the public month meetings for the calendar year 2013 as follows: Jan. 23, 2013, Feb. 13, 2013, March 13, 2013, April...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

At the request of school board members, Director of Maintenance/Building and Grounds William Brackett provided his priority list of items which must be addressed within the district.

Topping the list were items associated with the district administration building, including a new fire monitoring system, an HVAC upgrade to the 22-year-old system, new front and exterior doors and framing at Harry S Truman Elementary School and Salisbury Middle School, a changeout of door knobs to levers...

Paragon supports troops in Iraq

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Paragon Transit, the school bus contractor that provides transporation for Salisbury Township School District, participated in Adopt a Soldier for Christmas.

Bryon Sherer, of Allentown, a Paragon employee, has a son, SPC David Sherer, TF Renegade, 304th MP CO., stationed in Iraq. He left for Iraq Oct. 17. Paragon's employees decided to collect gifts for David's troop consisting of nine men and one woman.

The PT Crew put together over 10 boxes, over 105 pounds, of gifts for the...