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.
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.
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'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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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."
St. Luke's administrators, trustees, donors and members of the medical staff recently welcomed medical students from all four classes of the Medical School of Temple University/St. Luke's University Health Network at a holiday reception. More than 100 guests attended, along with 120 medical students.