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Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

The Salisbury Township Police Department would like to alert residents of several vehicles entered over this past weekend.

The police received a total of nine instances where vehicles were entered and items removed.

The reports received were from the areas of Tupelo Street, Buttonwood Street and South Pike Avenue in the township. All but one of the vehicles were reported to have been left unlocked at the time of the incidents. There were no damages reported to any of the...


Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by EMILY THIEL Special to The Press in Local News

Harry S Truman Elementary is taking charge to instill the value of respect within their students.

Nicole Hager, education coordinator with J.P. Mascaro & Sons, visited the school Sept. 6 with their respect program and challenged the students to take care of the earth in the sense they treat the world as their backyard.

Aretha Franklin's song "Respect" played the theme of the presentation.

Hager said respect is something that needs to be earned, and can be gained...


Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Local News

Central Catholic High School will hold two fall open houses 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 21 and Nov. 11 in Mason Auditorium. All prospective students and their families are welcome to learn more about the school by participating in panel discussions and student led tours. For more information and to register for the event, visit the school's website at

The CCHS football team suffered a tough loss to Easton last Friday. Led by new head coach, John Cupples, and senior captains Anthony...

Two hundred supporters flock to parkway to run/walk for Catherine Boulay Foundation

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

Approximately 200 supporters showed up at the Lehigh Parkway near the steel bridge to run or walk the 5K course in support of the Catherine Boulay Foundation and the Dr. David Prager Lehigh Valley Health Network patient assistance fund Sept. 15.

The Catherine Boulay Foundation was formed by Dr. Richard Boulay M.D, in 2007 to honor his grandmother, who passed away from colon cancer when he was young. Boulay is chief of gynecologic oncology at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest.


New Comprehensive Plan is tabled

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

The update of the Salisbury Township Comprehensive Plan, more than two years in the making and some 15 years since the previous plan, will have to wait a little longer.

The resolution to adopt the plan was greeted by silence when it came up for a vote at the Sept. 13 Board of Commissioners meeting.

Not one of the commissioners moved to bring the resolution up for a vote.

"We have no motion to adopt it [the resolution] as it stands," Board of Commissioners' President...


Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

New lights have been installed at Harry S Truman Elementary School as part of Salisbury School District's Guaranteed Energy Savings Program and are expected to cut energy costs in the building by nearly 50 percent.

"If you want to be impressed walk down to Truman, go into the gymnasium, walk into the cafeteria room or walk into the library and you will notice a difference immediately," William Brackett, director of maintenance, buildings and grounds said at the Sept. 12 operations...


Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Social News

The Lehigh County Conference of Churches presents "Rise Up In Praise!," a Praise Band Showcase, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Third Day Worship Center, 1700 Hanover Avenue, Allentown.

Performing will be SwiM, The Blend from The Barn and groups from Calvary Moravian Church and Third Day Worship Center.

Admission is free. There will be a free-will offering. Refreshments will be available during intermission.

Information: Lehigh County Conference of Churches,, 610-...