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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Emergency preparedness posters available to residents

The Salisbury Township Police Department and the Salisbury Township Emergency Management Department have partnered with Lehigh Valley Health Network to produce a multi-purpose emergency preparedness poster. The poster, which provides important information concerning weather emergencies; natural disasters; fires, hazardous materials releases; chemical, biological and nuclear attacks; may also be used to indicate a resident's need for assistance during an event.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Suspicious package/bag left at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest

The Salisbury Township Police Department, in cooperation with the security department were dispatched to 1200 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. for a suspicious person in parking lot K 8:15 p.m. April 14.

Upon checking the lot for the reported actor, a suspicious bag was found between two vehicles inside the parking lot.

Local resident announces candidacy for Upper Milford Township supervisor

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Opinion

Republican James R. Krippe has announced he is running to become an Upper Milford Township supervisor.

Krippe has been a resident of Upper Milford Township for over 22 years. He retired two years ago after working over 40 years in the construction industry.

Krippe said he has attended 90 percent of the Upper Milford Township Supervisor meetings in the past three years and has voiced concerns several times on issues and expenditures.

Jim Seagreaves announces candidacy for second ward commissioner

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Jim Seagreaves has announced his intention to run for re-election as a second ward commissioner in Salisbury Township.

"The board has developed and voted on multiple issues that I believe in over the past four years, including public safety and a fair budget. I want to continue the mission of the board in discussing these important township issues," Seagreaves said.

Republican Commissioner to seek re-election in Lower Macungie

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Opinion

Republican Lower Macungie Commissioner Ryan Conrad announced he is seeking re-election to a second term after a decisive victory as the highest vote-getter in his first election in 2009.

Conrad currently serves as vice president of the board. He also announced the launch of his campaign website,

Trevor Schneck announces candidacy for Emmaus Borough Council

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Opinion

Trevor Schneck, 33, a lifelong resident of Emmaus and a graduate of the Emmaus High School class of 1998, is announcing his candidacy for Emmaus Borough Council. Schneck is co-owner of Bar None Weddings & Entertainment and resides in Emmaus with his wife Amanda where they own a home and are raising their two children, Peyton and Brady.

"I'm running for council because Emmaus is my hometown. It's where I grew up and where I've chosen to maintain my roots and raise my family, I'm deeply invested in our community."


Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

State DEP $15,000 grant to rehabilitate municipal building stormwater basin

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has awarded Salisbury Township a $15,000 grant from its Growing Greener Plus Program.

Salisbury Township Manager Randy Soriano said the grant "will be used to fund the rehabilitation of the stormwater basin located next to the Administration Building on South Pike Avenue.

"Currently, water streams out of the basin onto South Pike Avenue, creating dangerous conditions for drivers during heavy storms."

Dougherty seeks re-election to Lehigh County Commissioner seat

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Opinion

Lehigh County Commissioner Dr. Percy H. Dougherty will be seeking another term to represent District 2 on the nine person board. The district covers Lower Macungie, Upper Macungie, Alburtis and South Whitehall.

Dougherty, 69, is a resident of Shepherd Hills and a retired Kutztown University professor. He has a Ph.D. in physical geography and geology from Boston University with a specialization in water resources and limestone landforms. He taught courses in environmental studies, planning, landforms, aerial photography, field techniques and Latin America.