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Chickie's & Pete's Sports Bar is coming. 55 Pounds of Unused Drugs Collected: Salisbury residents got rid of a lot of outdated and unused …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Alleged theft from local charity 'Ride for Adam' also among the month's top stories.
Here are April's most popular stories from Salisbury Patch:
Monday, April 22, 2013
The Wine and Spirits shop at South Mall underwent a renovation and is now brighter and airier.
Monday, April 22
A brighter, airier Wine and Spirits store at South Mall has reopened after undergoing an extensive renovation. The store's update includes blue and orange walls, modern ceiling lights and wider aisles with new signs, said Annette Lopez, manager. "Oh, this looks great," exclaimed a customer from Emmaus as she stepped inside for the first time since the renovation began two months ago. A third cash register was added, the office was moved to the center of the floor and the refrigerators were moved to the back.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Residents can now get drug and alcohol treatment closer to home with the opening of the Lehigh Valley Center for Recovery.
- On Patch
Tuesday, April 16
Monday, April 15, 2013
The opening of the $4.4 million Lehigh County Center for Recovery means that residents will no longer have to seek treatment elsewhere for drug and alcohol addiction.
Lehigh County officials and a former member of the Clinton administration cabinet took part Monday in officially opening the new Lehigh County Center for Recovery in Salisbury Township. Lehigh County residents will no longer need to go out-of-county to obtain drug and alcohol rehabilitation services. The new center currently houses 17 inpatients and has been open for approximately three weeks. The Lehigh County Center for Recovery, located at 1620 Riverside Drive adjacent to the county work release prison, is a 31-bed, co-ed, inpatient detoxification and dual-diagnosis program facility. Kerianne Williams-Pollinger, the center's intake director, said the program is not limited to Lehigh County residents. "Anyone can call and come in for an …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Salisbury Township needs an afternoon crossing guard to help keep kids safe in the Harry S. Truman Elementary School parking lot.
Earn $13.11 by working from 3:10 to 3:45 p.m. as a crossing guard at in the Harry S. Truman Elementary School parking lot. Employment applications are available at the Salisbury Township main office, 2900 S. Pike Avenue or call 610-797-4000.
Friday, March 22, 2013
The Hamilton Park Athletic Association is installing batting cages at Lindberg Park that are expected to be ready for use by early April.
Members of the Hamilton Park Athletic Association told the Salisbury Board of Commissioners recently that the installation of batting cages at Lindberg Park should be completed by early April. The batting cages, which will be located adjacent to the tennis courts, will carry a cost of less than $5,000, according to HPAA member Mark Wilson. "It's hard to say what the final cost will be, because we're still choosing a vendor," Wilson said. "We have a lot of volunteers, which will lessen the cost, and we coordinated this with the township. We're also in a position where we can fund this." Wilson told commissioners that the targeted grand opening of the new batting cages is Monday, April 8. Before then, the association will work with the …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Local business, government and religious leaders volunteered with Meals on Wheels on Wednesday in recognition of March for Meals day.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Wednesday, March 20
Local business, government and religious leaders joined Meals on Wheels of Lehigh County volunteers on Wednesday to deliver meals to homebound seniors. The group gave the organization's usual team of volunteers a day off for March for Meals day, an annual event intended to bring awareness to the need for home-delivered meals to help keep homebound seniors and adults with disabilities well-nourished and independent. Meals on Wheels of Lehigh County 2012 statistics: Among the volunteers who attended Wednesday were: South Whitehall Township Commissioner Tori Morgan; Salisbury Township Commissioner James Brown; Lower Macungie Commissioner Roger Reiss; Mayors Ed Hozza of Whitehall and Walter Niedermeyer of Slatington; Lehigh County …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
At least 3 properties in the Salisbury Township School District are included in Friday's county sheriff sale
- On Patch
Thursday, February 21
Help is needed to cover vet expenses for a cockapoo nearly killed in a vicious pit bull attack
A fund has been established to help cover $3,000 in emergency veterinary care needed to save a cockapoo named Oreo attacked by a pit bull in Salisbury Township, Lehigh County. Oreo underwent four hours of surgery to repair a torn throat, broken jaw and puncture wounds. Donations can be made at Wells Fargo Bank, Mountainville Financial Center, 1901 S. Fourth Street, Allentown, Pa., 18103. Make checks payable to Tammie Jesberger/Oreo. The pit bull was shot dead by police after the Feb. 4 attack. The dog's owner, an Allentown man, has been charged with allowing his dog to run at large. Oreo's owner, Tammie Jesberger, recalled how an "Animal Planet" episode about wrangling alligators inspired her to try to thwart the pit bull. She grabbed a …