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SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 'Bird Town' would unify, bring tourism

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

The possibility of Salisbury Township to be only the third municipality in Lehigh County to be designated as an Audubon Society "Bird Town" appears likely following a positive reception to the concept by the township board of commissioners.

Commissioners discussed the designation during a workshop following the Jan. 24 township meeting.

A vote to approve the township applying for Bird Town designation is expected to be on the agenda of the next township meeting, 7 p.m. Feb. 14...


Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by The Press in Local News

The Salisbury Middle School's Interact Club will host its second annual 12-hour dance-a-thon March 22 to benefit Lehigh Valley Health Network cancer patients.

The event is raising funds to replenish the Prager Cancer Patient Assistance Fund of the Lehigh Valley Health Network. This fund supports oncology/hematology patients of LVHN for nonclinical services such as transportation to and from appointments, home services such as telephone, heat, light, wigs, laundry/cleaning help or...

SCHLOSSBERG REPORTS Schlossberg assails Gov. Corbett's liquor plan

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

By State Rep. Mike Schlossberg, D-132nd

Special to The Press

Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed privatization of state liquor stores is another example of governance by ideology, not reality.

Liquor sales generate $500 million worth of yearly state revenue. But, at a time when the state budget is already thin on revenue, this governor seeks to divest an important asset and set the stage for increased school taxes.

In an attempt to sell his plan, Corbett proposes to make...

Unwelcome visitor

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by The Press in Local News


Crew members from Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Department respond to a citizen assist call after a tree from a neighboring yard fell into a home at 2825 Andrea Drive, shortly before 5 p.m. Jan. 31 during windy weather. Fire Chief Joshua Wells and Firefighter John Hucko are shown securing the tree to the home's deck so it would not fall into a nearby storage shed. The falling tree punctured the roof of the dwelling.

Letters to the editor Writer supports Second Amendment right to bear arms

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

At what cost does freedom come? And what are we willing to pay to keep it?

We generally delegate that duty to our armed forces against outside enemies.

Did we ever think the day would come when we would pay a price to have to stand up against the enemy of our freedom coming from our own elected officials?

The latest attempt from our liberal government to chip away at our Second Amendment right to bear arms has resulted in the shut down of the...

Swain School program commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

The Swain School's third annual community commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day was held at the school Jan. 21.

The program, "A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Day of Remembrance, Celebration and Service" was open to families in the community, and included age-appropriate educational sessions, discussions and musical performances around the theme, "Courageous Conversations."

State Rep. Michael Schlossberg, D-132nd, opened the event, saying any person in the room...


Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

At the Jan. 23 school board meeting, Salisbury High School student representatives provided a report on activities at the school for the school board members and provided each a gift, thanking them for their service to the students and the community.

January is school director recognition month and each member was also provided a certificate from Superintendent Michael Roth, acknowledging their volunteer service.

According to the Pennsylvania School Board Association, there are...