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Friday, April 26, 2013 by The Press in Social News



25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone




3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645



Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Salisbury Township is running a bus trip to Atlantic City, N.J. Sunday, June 9. The ticket price includes transportation, a one hour Back Bay Cruise, followed by a lunch buffet at the Resorts Casino where you will also get a coin package for slot play. Shopping and the enjoyment of the Atlantic City Boardwalk is on your own. The non-refundable ticket price is payable by cash, check or money order and payment is due at the time of registration. Register at the Salisbury Township Municipal...


Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

As we approach the May 21 primary election, the East Penn Press and the Salisbury Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.

The last week for publication of columns by local government officials will be the April 24 edition.

We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.

Letters to the Editor...

Allentown Fair

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Allentown Fair is seeking contestants for the 2013 Fair Queen Contest in August.

Contestants should be between the ages of 16 and 20 and must reside in Lehigh, Berks or Northampton counties.

The Fair Queen will receive a $1,000 scholarship. She will participate in the Pennsylvania State Fair Queen Contest, where she will have the opportunity to win a $2,000 scholarship.

For information, contact

Another View

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

This past week many of us were glued to the television, Internet and radio as we followed the Boston Marathon bombing and the recent apprehension of two suspects.

These events have caused me to ask of myself how and why man desires to harm other humans.

Thomas Hobbes argued in "Leviathan" man in a state of nature was "solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short."

There is no question about it, more than 300 years later, man still has a predilection for nastiness and a sick...


Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by The Press in Local News

April 24

The Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, will host an open mic night 7 to 8:30 p.m. It will be a platform for poets, storytellers and musicians to share their works and inspiration in an intimate setting.

Lower Macungie Township Commissioners will answer questions from the public at a candidates night 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road. All candidates have confirmed their attendance. The event is sponsored by...


Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Dr. Ziad Munson has announced his candidacy for the East Penn School Board.

"I am running for school board because I believe we need and our community deserves excellent, innovative schools that reflect our changing world. Great schools are the cornerstone of our community's future," Munson said.

"The biggest question facing public education today is how to meet this need in difficult economic times. As taxpayers, we are rightfully concerned about fiscal responsibility, cutting...

salisbury township police department Brothers arrested in murder of woman found burning in Salisbury Township

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Michael Allen Wilkins, 37, and Maurice Adrian Wilkins, 32, both of Fleetwood, have been charged with three counts of murder of the first degree, three counts of murder of the third degree, criminal conspiracy, aggravated assault, persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, possessing instruments of crime and kidnapping.

Berks County District Attorney John T. Adams and Lehigh County District Attorney James B. Martin held a press conference April 9 to...

No action taken on residents' request to repair road not owned by township

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners has rejected a plea from several eastern Salisbury Township residents to mitigate what they say are stormwater drainage problems resulting from a township stormwater culvert and a road to the residents' homes.

Township officials have determined the road is not a township road and, therefore, the township is not obligated to repair it and could be subject to liabilities if it did.

Also, based on a recent public inspection, the...

Electrical fault in elevator equipment leads to campus evacuation

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by The Press in Police Log


An electrical fault in elevator equipment leads to the evacuation April 9 of occupants in the 1230 medical office building at the Cedar Crest Campus of the Lehigh Valley Health Network. Both Western Salisbury and Eastern Salisbury firefighters responded to the incident. After determining the cause of the smoke and fumes, and deodorizing and ventilating the area, firefighters allowed the building occupants to return.