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Friday, February 22, 2013 by The Press in Social News



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Tuesday, February 19, 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. Physics because I find it interesting yet challenging and can gain an understanding of how the world works.

Q. Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A. PIAA class AA State Champion in 100 yard butterfly, "Dennis A. McGinley" district swimmer of the meet award, Salisbury Press 2012 athlete of the year and Pennsylvania Junior...


Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by EMILY THIEL Special to The Press in Local News

The Allentown Rescue Mission, located at 355 Hamilton St., Allentown, has welcomed a new director who attended the Feb. 12 T.R.I.A.D. meeting.

Chris Aylward, of Syracuse, N.Y., officially started his job as chief executive officer at the mission in January. Aylward has over 20 years of experience assisting homeless and impoverished people and has come to Allentown to continue to fulfill his passion of helping people in need.

Most people in Allentown recognize the mission by the...


Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Harry S Truman Elementary School will hold its kindergarten registration Feb. 28 and is asking eastern Salisbury residents to alert new neighbors with children to this date. Registration will be offered 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Children who will be 5 years of age by Aug. 31 are eligible to attend kindergarten in September. The law requires a child's birth certificate and immunization be presented when registering.

Bring these documents to registration. In addition, you will be...

EASTERN SALISBURY COLUMN The Lehigh County Historical Society honors Abraham Lincoln

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by EMILY THIEL Special to The Press in Columns

This past weekend was Presidents Day weekend, where we honor American presidents including George Washington, born Feb. 22, and Abraham Lincoln, born Feb. 12. The Lehigh County Historical Society, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown, has an exhibit dedicated to Lincoln. Entitled "Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Greatness," the exhibit displays rare images of this iconic president. The exhibit will continue to be shown through September. Continuing with the presidential theme, there will be a slideshow...

Editor's View

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

If you don't like the weather, wait 10 minutes.

I first heard that saying while visiting Maine, but I think it holds true here too.

Friday was absolutely beautiful. I took in the sunshine and enjoyed a 75-minute walk outside through the neighborhoods of Coplay. It was so nice out, I didn't wear a coat and, at one point, I even took off my cardigan sweater.

Saturday wasn't bad but it was definitely colder. By Sunday, the winds made it feel downright frigid.

I found...


Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Parking complaint

Police were called to Harry S Truman Elementary School for reports of cars parked in the handicapped spots without having the necessary documentation 1 p.m. Feb. 8. Verbal warnings were given and police said tickets will be issued if the illegal parking continues.


A resident in the 3000 block of Pike Avenue reported an unknown person cut a tire on the vehicle 4:30 p.m. Feb. 10.


A pizza delivery person traveling through...

Norma Cusick announces candidacy for commissioner

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Opinion

Norma Cusick, of Salisbury Township, has announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination to the Board of Lehigh County Commissioners in District 5.

"I accept the proposition that the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners has a duty and a responsibility to the residents of Lehigh County to be vigilant with their tax dollars," Cusick said. "However, it is my firm position that this responsibility is inextricably linked to the maintenance and whenever possible, the enhancement of...


Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Assistant Superintendent Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss shared Teaching and Learning 2014 survey results with the school board members at the curriculum and technology meeting Feb. 6 at Salisbury Middle School.

Three surveys on TL2014 have been given: December 2011, May 2012 and December 2012.

Overall 64 parents, 782 students in grades six through 12 and 68 teachers responded to the most recent survey. It addressed course grades for 2012-2013 compared to 2011-2012, reasons for changes in...