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Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh Valley Beekeepers will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at Lehigh County Ag Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

Susan Tantsits of Edge of the Woods Nursery, Orefield, will present "Bee Friendly Plantings."

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 610-298-3254 or visit

College Corner

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Allentown students inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

The following local residents recently were inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi: Matthew Bedics, of Allentown, was initiated at Shippensburg University and Kyra Thornburg, of Allentown, was initiated at Kansas State University. The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is a collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.


Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

If Salisbury Township residents choose to not fund the Allentown Public Library, they would have to pay an annual membership fee, thereby making the township one of the few, if not the only, area municipality without free library services.

Salisbury Township Commissioner Debra Brinton said she was contacted by township residents about the matter following an article in the May 8 edition of Salisbury Press about a possible township referendum on library funding.



Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

At least six teens relocated by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) are now being housed at KidsPeace Broadway Campus.

And, following a May 8 meeting with KidsPeace officials, Salisbury Township officials apparently have gotten the answers they sought and expressed confidence in the program during a discussion at the May 9 township board of commissioners' meeting.

KidsPeace has received a $3.5-million grant through ORR to house some of the refugee children allegedly caught...

Letter to the Editor

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

To The Editor:

After reading the comments of Mark Graham, Ph.D. regarding the Editor's View, May 8 issue, I had to go back to read Deb Palmieri's article, which he referred to.

I found them in keeping with my own thoughts and position, which I base not to be racist, bizarre and hateful.

I guess this places me per Ph.D. Graham a Nazi circa 1936.

Isn't it wonderful we can express ourselves in this fashion in America.

Frank Ballo


Regional Intelligence and Investigation Center open for business

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by ANDREW MARK Special to The Press in Local News

Lehigh County District Attorney James B. Martin revealed the Regional Intelligence and Investigation Center, along with Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski, Chief of Police at City of Bethlehem Jason Schiffer, other government officials and representatives of Computer Aid Inc., at a press conference April 25.

The RIIC began operating in January. It is a web-based portal which allows investigators to post and search important information in Lehigh County and the city of Bethlehem.


Swain holds student art show

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by APRIL PETERSON in Local News

Art inspiration can come from anywhere: a collection of colors, a favorite food, work by another artist.

For Keeler Nichols, a fifth-grader at The Swain School, 1100 S. 24th Street, Salibury Township, inspiration came from lips and teeth of a gargoyle she saw in a picture in art class. Nichols, of Breinigsville, created her own gargoyle from clay and painted it to look like stone.

"It was really, really fun to make and we got to sculpt and sculpt and sculpt and sculpt," Nichols...


Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Impressed with the Teaching and Learning 2014 plan Salisbury Township School District implemented, Discovery Education, based in Silver Spring, Md., brought a consortium of educational professionals to the high school May 2 to discuss technology in the classroom.

Discovery Education is working toward transforming teaching and learning offering digital solutions that ignite students' natural curiosity and accelerate student achievement.

Participants came from Upper Perkiomen...


Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The Salisbury affiliate of the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education organized a panel of individuals to talk about the college application process April 24 at Salisbury Middle School. The event was open to all families within the Salisbury School District.

Panel members included Julie Bolton, a parent who has gone through the college application process with her 2011 graduate, senior Megan Hrebik, explaining the process from a student's perspective, Krista Evans, senior...