Thursday, May 23, 2013
Salisbury Township Commissioner James Seagreaves needed 10 write-in votes to win re-election in the second ward. However, counting of write-in votes doesn't begin until Friday results may not be known until Tuesday.
It may take until Tuesday for Salisbury Township Commissioner James Seagreaves to find out if he's been re-elected to another term. That's because the incumbent needed a minimum of 10 write-in votes in Tuesday's primary election in order to advance to November's general election, according to officials at the Lehigh County Voter Registration office. A filing error left his name off the ballot in the township's second ward and Tuesday's ballot was blank Terri Harkins, deputy chief clerk at the Lehigh County Voter Registration office, said the counting of write-in votes through the county begins Friday and starts with the wards in Allentown. Harkins said it could take until Tuesday for the write-in votes in Salisbury Township to be counted. …
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Waste Management's robot, dubbed 'Cycler,' appears at Salisbury Township's Earth Day celebration at Lindberg Park.
Cycler, a robot constructed of recycled material, was the hit of the show at Salisbury Township's first Earth Day event Saturday at Lindberg Park. The robot is used as an educational tool about recycling, according to Patty Barthel of Waste Management Public Affairs. "We use him as an educational tool, as well as a lot of fun," Barthel said. "He can hold a conversation and he loves working with kids." Barthel said Cycler is taken throughout the year to school programs around the region to educate students on the basics of recycling. "We do school programs, assemblies, birthdays, things like that," she said. "He draws a lot of attention and adults seem to like him too." Salisbury Patch had a quick opportunity to speak with Cycler during the…
Salisbury Township is accepting sealed bids for the construction of a water main replacement along South Ellsworth Street, between East Paoli Street and Lynnwood Streets.
Salisbury Township is accepting sealed bids for the construction of a water main replacement along South Ellsworth Street, between East Paoli Street and Lynnwood Streets. The work will include the installation of approximately 308 linear feet of six-inch water main and appurtenances. All bids must be in triplicate, sealed, marked and addressed as follows: Township of Salisbury, 2900 South Pike Ave., Allentown, Pa. 18103 All sealed paper bids, mailed or delivered in person, will be accepted until 10 a.m on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at the office of the Township Manager. Bidders must be PennDOT pre-qualified. Each bid must be accompanied by bid security made payable to the Township of Salisbury in an amount of ten percent (10%) of the Bid …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Learn some new ways to go green in Salisbury Township at an Earth Day celebration on Saturday morning.
- GOING GREEN
Friday, May 17
The Salisbury Township Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) will hold its first Earth Day Event at Lindberg Park on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Topics for demonstrations, displays and activities will include: Waste Management's recycling robot, Cycler, will make a special guest appearance. For more information, please contact Salisbury Township at 610-797-4000.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
As part of our new Smart Spending series, Patch wants to uncover the true going rate for various goods and services in town, so you'll know exactly how much you should pay for what you need. Help us out by replying in the comments.
- SMART SPENDING
Wednesday, May 15
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below -- we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too. This is the first of an ongoing series, "What's the Going Rate for..." where Patch seeks to uncover how much things cost so you never have to ask again.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Crime and business stories made headlines in Salisbury Township this week.
Here are the week's top stories from Salisbury Patch: 3 Arrested After Rash of Burglaries, Police Say: Two men and a juvenile were arrested late Monday following more than a dozen daytime burglaries in the township. Police say residents provided tips that led to the arrests. But there was another burglary and an attempted burglary before the week was out. 11 Women Charged in Strip Club Prostitution Ring: A 21-year-old alleged "madam" from the Emmaus area was among 11 women arrested in a prostitution sting at an Allentown strip club, according to the state Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement. Rodizio Grill Brazilian Steakhouse Opens on Lehigh Street: The owners of the Melting Pot have added a new restaurant to the Lehigh Valley dining …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Meet 'Cycler' the recycling robot and much more at Salisbury Township's first-ever Earth Day event.
- GOING GREEN
Tuesday, May 7
The Salisbury Township Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) will hold its first Earth Day Event at Lindberg Park on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to noon. Topics for demonstrations, displays and activities will include: Waste Management's recycling robot, Cycler, will make a special guest appearance. Please contact Salisbury Township at 610-797-4000.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Residents can meet an outreach specialist from the staff of state Rep. Justin Simmons at the Salisbury Township building on Tuesday.
A satellite office of state Rep. Justin J. Simmons, 131st Legislative District, is currently located at the Salisbury Township Municipal Building, 2900 South Pike Avenue, Allentown, PA 18103. An outreach specialist will be available the first Tuesday of each month from 9 a.m. until noon. For further information or to make an appointment, please call 610-861-5201.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
School board hires/resignations and opening of Dorney Park also lead Salisbury news.
Salisbury Patch's most popular stories for the week of April 29 include the following: Pay/half Discount Clothing Store Open at South Mall: An off-price clothing store offering apparel for men, women and children has opened near Bon-Ton in South Mall. Top 5 Bathrooms in Lehigh Valley: Check these posh potties at local restaurants and venues. Salisbury School Board OKs 2 Hires, 3 Resignations: Salisbury schools have four new coaches among several recent personnel changes. Dorney Park Opens for 2013 Season: Get a discount if you visit the park on opening weekend. Dining plans are available. A new Chickie's & Pete's Sports Bar is coming. 55 Pounds of Unused Drugs Collected: Salisbury residents got rid of a lot of outdated and unused …