The sound of engines filled the beautiful sunny afternoon as some 500 motorcycles loaded with toys set out to deliver these packages to some very excited children.
The 29th annual toy run led by A.B.A.T.E. (Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education) started in the Dorney Park parking lot Nov. 17. This event occurs every year through sunshine, rain, snow, sleet and any other weather. Nothing keeps the cyclists away from the smiling children's faces, their families and the staff at the...
The "Klondike Derby" will be held early next year in Franko Farm Park, Salisbury Township.
The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners voted 4-0, with one commissioner absent Nov. 15, to approve the request for the Jan. 19, 2013, event held by the Trexler District, Minsi Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America.
The approval is contingent on the Scouts' representatives providing the township with a waiver of liability and proof of insurance.
Al Dallao, a Trexler District...
The Salisbury Township Recreation Advisory Committee met Nov. 19 for their regularly scheduled meeting and discussed damage to the parks courtesy of Hurricane Sandy.
Most parks in Salisbury Township escaped Hurricane Sandy damage with the exception of Lindberg Park where a large tree was uprooted and fell on playground equipment.
Township personnel have been notified of the damage.
Two fallen trees were also noted at Louise Park.
Members of the recreation...
PRESS PHOTOS BY TYLER D. MARTIN
Harry S Truman Elementary School kindergarten students hold annual Thanksgiving Day program.
Wednesday, Nov. 28: Salisbury steak, gravy, mashed potatoes, Creole zucchini, wheat bread, diced pears.
Thursday, Nov. 29: Roasted turkey breast with gravy, bread stuffing, French green beans, wheat bread, orange.
Friday, Nov. 30: Dilled baked fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, multigrain bread, banana.
Monday, Dec. 3:Spaghetti with meat sauce, broccoli, garlic bread, fresh fruit.
Tuesday, Dec. 4: Breaded chicken breast, roasted potatoes, wax beans, wheat...
PRESS PHOTO BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND
Kyle and Kasee Beller visit with Santa Claus at the South Mall, 3300 Lehigh St., Allentown, after his official arrival Nov. 17.
An unknown person entered an unlocked apartment in the 1100 block of Cedar Crest Boulevard noon Nov. 15 and removed an Xbox system and a laptop for a total loss of $3,000.
A resident in the 1400 block of Maumee Avenue reported looking out the window 1:30 a.m. Nov. 17 and seeing the car light on and a man in his late 20s with a large nose wearing all black going through the unlocked vehicle. The unknown person ran when confronted. Change was...
Hanukkah and Christmas are times of the year when family and friends come together to share memories, laugh, sing, decorate and exchange presents.
For people living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, the holidays can be a difficult and stressful time.
I have found with my mother, who was diagnosed several years ago with dementia, this is the time of year when she becomes more depressed.
My mother does not remember the songs she used to play on the piano at family...
Couple plans 2013 wedding
Dino and Patty Sinatore of Whitehall are happy to announcement the engagement of their daughter, Lia, to Zach Pizarro, son of Michael and Carolyn Pizarro of Easton.
The couple met while attending Wilkes University, from which they both graduated.
The bride-elect is a registered nurse with Lehigh Valley Health Network - Muhlenberg Campus.
The groom-to-be is employed at The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America.
An October 2013...
Kevin T. Deely Jr. called State Representative Justin Simmons, R-131st, to concede the race for the district seat in the Pennsylvania House Nov. 19.
According to the numbers provided by the voter registration offices of Northampton and Lehigh counties, the race was officially decided by a total of 416 votes.
In Lehigh County, the separation was only by one vote with 12,972 for Simmons and 12,971 for Deely.
Simmons received 1,293 votes in Northampton County while Deely...