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SALISBURY TWP. POLICE DEPARTMENT

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Sergeant completes coursework

The Salisbury Township Police Department is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Sgt. Donald Sabo from the School of Police Staff and Command program at Northwestern University.

Sabo successfully completed the 22-week program held in Evanston, Ill. June 23 through Nov. 23, 2014.

This program, which was implemented by the Center for Public Safety in 1983, has graduated over 14,000 students both nationally and internationally. Sabo was a student in SOSC Class #363 which accommodated a total of 20 students.

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Salisbury Middle School students donate to help patients at LVHN

Members of Salisbury Middle School's Interact Club recently donated money to help patients at Lehigh Valley Health Network.

The club held a dance-a-thon to raise money and collected $5,000.

The donation went to the David Prager Patient Assistance Fund designed to help patients meet non-medical expnses such as transportation to and from medical appointments, telephone bills, home heating and other costs.

Tips for safe snow shoveling

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

A 2011 study published in the Clinical Research in Cardiology revealed that shoveling snow actually does increase the risk of a having a heart attack. The study looked at 500 people and found 7 percent started experiencing symptoms of heart problems while shoveling snow. The cardiologists conducting the Canadian study felt while 7 percent is significant, there could be as many as double that number given the fact patients may not have connected their heart problems with snow shoveling.

SALISBURY MIDDLE SCHOOL

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Dance-a-thon raises money for charity

Salisbury Middle School's Interact Club hosted the fourth annual 12-hour dance-a-thon to support the Prager Cancer Patient Fund at Lehigh Valley Health Network and Dream Come True.

The Prager Cancer Patient Fund supports oncology/hematology patients of LVHN for non-clinical services such as transportation to and from appointments, home services such as telephone, heat, light, wigs, laundry/cleaning help or other non-clinical services to improve the patient's quality of life.

Lehigh University consortium

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

LINC will serve biggest employers

The Lehigh Valley is currently ranked number two in the nation for economic development for its size, according to industry magazine "Site Selection Online."

Now, a Lehigh University-led consortium of regional executives will see if they can take advantage of that designation and make the region an attractive location for a diverse and educated workforce.

Tips for safe snow shoveling

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in News Briefs

A 2011 study published in the Clinical Research in Cardiology revealed shoveling snow actually does increase the risk of a having a heart attack.

The study looked at 500 people and found 7 percent started experiencing symptoms of heart problems while shoveling snow. The cardiologists conducting the Canadian study felt while 7 percent is significant, there could be as many as double that number given the fact the patients may not have connected their heart problems with snow shoveling.

City, ArtsQuest enhancing safety

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in News Briefs

When guests arrive at Musikfest this August, they'll discover a few changes designed to have a huge impact on their experience and the overall safety of everyone attending the festival.

Over the past several months, the city of Bethlehem; Bethlehem police, fire and EMS departments; Northampton County Emergency Management Services and ArtsQuest have met regularly to discuss opportunities to enhance patron safety and the guest experience at Musikfest. Among the enhancements made for 2015 are:

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Annual traffic safety report released

The Salisbury Township Police Department has released its 2014 traffic safety report, including grant work and citations issued.

In 2014, the Salisbury Township Police Department participated in four different traffic safety grants. These grants allowed officers to enforce traffic safety on township roadways outside of routine patrol. Officers' hourly work rates were paid for under these grants.

The Lehigh County Gaming Grant targeted all types of traffic safety issues on the main east side roadways which accommodate traffic to and from the Sands Casino in Bethlehem.

McNeill sworn in to second term as state representative

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

At a state Capitol ceremony Jan. 6, state Rep. Daniel McNeill was sworn in to his second term representing the 133rd Legislative District.

McNeill, a Democrat, said equitable education funding, economic development and job creation will continue to be his priorities.

"Economic development and job creation are not possible without quality education," McNeill said. "Adequately funding our education system will benefit not only our students, but will open doors for innovation and prosperity."