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Western Salisbury Elementary School's PTA hosts potluck dinner.
With a special grant from PennDOT, Salisbury Police recently completed a wave of details targeting aggressive drivers along the Cedar Crest Boulevard corridor from Interstate 78/Route 309 south to Minesite Road from mid-April to early September.
"This is one of the most accident-prone stretches of highway in the township," Salisbury Police Traffic Safety Officer Bryan Losagio said. "Aggressive drivers who speed, try to beat traffic light changes, fail to yield right-of-way and similar...
To the Editor:
It's a sad day when pettiness denies a committed citizen an appointment to a Lower Macungie Township volunteer service committee.
Ron Beitler has excellent leadership skills and would be a fine addition to any township committee. It seems the big egos of the majority of the Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners are easily pricked. They exhibit disdain for anyone who disagrees with their actions. Actions that have been consistently questionable.
A chain-reaction accident along Cedar Crest Boulevard, just south of Fish Hatchery Road brought down utility poles on both sides of the highway, leaving wires dangling and closing a portion of the roadway for several hours the morning of Sept. 26.
Fire crews from Western Salisbury Fire Department, along with fire police from Eastern Salisbury Fire Department as well as EMS from Cetronia Ambulance responded to the call.
Salisbury Police said the driver of a northbound Saturn...
September is National Preparedness Month and the board of commissioners passed a resolution at their Sept. 26 meeting to honor the American Red Cross for their service to Lehigh County.
"Part of the Red Cross' mission is to help people prepare for emergencies," Commissioner Brad Osborne said. "On average the American Red Cross of Greater Lehigh Valley responds to an emergency every three days, the majority of which are residential fires."
Chief Administrative Officer of the...
Robert Bruchak, in his report as secretary of the board given Sept. 19, said as of Aug. 31, 81 percent of the tax bills have been paid in full. He said there has been a 13 percent increase in installment usage.
Bruchak said he has not received the Act 1 index for the 2013-2014 school year from PDE yet; their deadline was Sept. 1.
Funds returned back to Salisbury from the NIZ project amounted to $8,044.82 for the quarter. Had the project continued with township contributions,...
Western Salisbury Fire Department holds Community Day.
SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Lindberg Park Master Plan envisions perimeter walking and bicycle path
Plans to upgrade Lindberg Park were greeted for the most part with enthusiasm during a public hearing, with concerns expressed by those attending about those who use the park taking shortcuts across adjacent homeowners' properties.
One of the chief features of the "Lindberg Park Master Plan and Neighborhood Connection" unveiled before approximately 25 residents Sept. 17 would be a walking, running and bicycle trail around the park's perimeter.
The master plan presents a concept...
Salisbury Township School District has changed the way they contact parents and guardians by contracting with SchoolMessenger Notification System.
At the Sept. 19 school board meeting, it was announced SchoolMessenger has replaced SchoolReach.
Assistant Superintendent Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss said the new company will provide better service and the district saved $1,000 by contracting with SchoolMessenger.
This system will provide communication to parents and staff members...
It's time for a flu shot.
You can get the flu vaccine from your doctor, and at public health facilities, senior centers, pharmacies and supermarkets. The vaccine can be administered anytime during flu season. Adults over 50 are prime candidates for the vaccine because the flu can be fatal for older people.
More than 200,000 flu victims are hospitalized annually in the United States; about 36,000 people die from it. As much as 20 percent of the U.S. population gets the flu each...