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Letter to the Editor

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

The Emmaus community shares the sadness and grief triggered by the recent tragic house fire. We support the Emmaus Fire Victims Funeral Fund in memory of the deceased victims. We extend to all the victims' families and friends, and the members of The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit church community our sympathy and prayers of care and concern.

We thank and commend the firefighters of the Emmaus Fire Department and all the other first responders and neighbors...

Ham radio

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will meet 7:30 p.m. April 4 in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem.

Program will be "Valuing and Insuring Your Radio Equipment" by Blair/K3YD.

Members and the public are welcome to attend.

For more information, go to dlarc.org or email KE3AW@ARRL.NET or call 610-432-8286.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION Plan for assisted living facility tabled

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

A new home for the elderly is proposed for a long-dormant lot at 2051 Bevin Drive, off of Lehigh Street in Salisbury Township.

A plan for Legacy Place, described by its developers as an assisted living– "memory-care" facility, is proposed for a 2.45-acre site at Bevin Drive and Regent Court in western Salisbury near the Emmaus boundary.

Representatives of Posh Properties presented a preliminary-final land development plan in the C-1 Zoning District (office-laboratory) to the...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Second of four parts

Incident reports were up significantly in Salisbury Township from 2011 to 2012.

There were 5,933 Incident Reports in 2012, up from 5,026 in 2011.

Help is on the way, with a 5-0 vote by the township board of commissioners March 14 to hire a police officer. He is Brian Zulic of Bath.

Zulic, has been a part-time police officer in Lehighton and Lansford. He is a former Summit Hill resident.

He was selected from the top three finalists on...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT Project RED Signature District distinction received

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in School

There's a revolution under way in the Salisbury Township School District. It is not a revolution where the masses carry pitchforks and demonstrate to overthrow those in charge.

This is an educational revolution designed to move students further into a technological world where they can go 1:1 with their educational experience, using laptop computers and the Internet for "anytime/anywhere" connection to educational resources.

Teaching and Learning 2014 is an initiative of the...

SALISBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

"Don't think you can get away with driving Salisbury Township's roadways without obeying speed limits, or driving while impaired. You aren't going to endanger our citizens without paying a price."

That's the message being sent by a Salisbury Police Department roving enforcement patrol the evening of March 15.

A Lehigh County Gaming Grant provided overtime funds for two Salisbury officers who set up electronic speed detection sensors on East Susquehanna Street between 5 and 11 p...

student of the week

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by EMILY THIEL Special to The Press in School

Q. What grade are you in?

A. I am in 12th grade at Salisbury High School.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. Math, because I like being challenged, but I can still be successful in the challenging courses.

Q. Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A. National Honor Society, 2013 First Team Colonial League all-star for basketball, 2012 Colonial League basketball champions, 2011 league triple jump champion, 2011 and 2012 district triple...

Jean Stoneback and her house, Circa 1820

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Local News

Editor's Note: The Press is running a 3-part series on former Press writer Jean Stoneback. Stoneback was a columnist with The Press for many years, writing about life on "The Patch" in Alburtis. Readers enjoyed hearing about Stoneback's family and life on the farm. In this series, we will learn about the family history, her house and the renovations to the home.

Jean Caroline Butz Stoneback, born in 1920, passed away at the age of 90 Sept. 2, 2010.

The house she lived in most...

COLLEGE CORNER

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Benjamin Roda, of Allentown, was granted the Veronica Founder's Scholarship to study criminal justice at Alvernia University. Roda is a senior at Emmaus High School.

Rachel Sechrist, of Allentown, was granted the Veronica Founder's Scholarship to study criminal justice at Alvernia University. Sechrist is a senior at Salisbury High School.