PRESS PHOTO BY JIM MARSH
For many people, the first crocuses that burst through and bloom in a landscape bed can buoy spirits and confirm indeed spring has arrived. This bunch of cheer sprouting up in the Hills at Devonshire community in western Salisbury confirms warm, pleasant days can't be far away.
Allentown High School Class of 1943 will be having its 70th reunion on May 23 at Brookside Country Club, Macungie.
Socializing will be noon-1:15 p.m. when a meal of giant shrimp cocktail, choice of chicken or roast beef and peach melba dessert will be served.
Entertainment will be by a classmate dubbed "King of the Banjo" at the 1760 House, Trexlertown, and the former Village Inn.
Reservations are required by April 1.
For more information, call Alan Raber at 610-...
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.
PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND
Students in first and second grade at Harry S Truman Elementary School hold their spring concert March 12.
The Allentown Music Club is offering a $1,000 Past President's Assembly scholarship to a high school senior who resides in Lehigh or Northampton counties.
The student must be accepted at an accredited institution and be pursuing music performance. Application deadline is April 10.
Call Paula Evans ar 610-261-4072, or Jane Gambone at 610-435 -0120, for information.
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...
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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...
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...
"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...
Philip Krupka, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at Marist College. Krupka is majoring in biomedical sciences.
Anto Martinovic, of Allentown, was named to the dean's list at Marist College. Martinovic is majoring in business administration with an emphasis in international business.