Salisbury Press

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Emergency crews kept busy after severe thunderstorm July 1

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Utility crews, Salisbury firefighters and township public works crews were kept scrambling after a severe thunderstorm passed though the area late afternoon July 1.

Particularly hard hit were neighborhoods bordering the South Cedar Crest Boulevard corridor, with the Meadowbrook and Lindberg Park area experiencing severe damage from downed trees and limbs that took out power in some areas into July 2.

LEHIGH VALLEY DUI/HIGHWAY SAFETY TASK FORCE

Thursday, July 6, 2017 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Police officers recognized for DUI/traffic enforcement

Eight Lehigh Valley law enforcement officers were recognized June 29 for their efforts to make area roads and highways safer for drivers and passengers in the region.

Recognition awards were given by the Lehigh Valley DUI/Highway Safety Task Force to the officers from cities, boroughs and townships in the Lehigh Valley, as well as troopers from the Fogelsville and Belfast barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police.

Lehigh County fire departments welcome certified volunteers

Thursday, June 29, 2017 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Fourteen area volunteer fire departments added 31 new firefighters to their ranks when the new firefighters completed a rigorous five-month course and received their certificates of completion June 8 at a ceremony held at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center.

This was the seventh annual Bucks County Fire Academy course held twice a week January to May at the Allentown Fire Academy, at the Allentown Fire Department Mack Station, 1902 Lehigh St., near the Queen City Airport.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by JIM MARSH in Police Log

One in 12 vehicles have seat belt violation

Salisbury Township police recently completed a wave of traffic enforcement stops in an effort to encourage drivers living or passing through the community to drive in a safe manner.

The Buckle Up Pennsylvania enforcement detail netted a variety of motor vehicle code violations, Salisbury Police Department Cpl. Bryan Losagio, the police department’s traffic safety officer, said.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Mobile license plate reading system reaping safety dividends

Since it was put into service a little over a year ago, technology that reads automobile license plates of passing motorists has reaped incredible law enforcement dividends and helped make driving safer for those who travel Salisbury Township roads and highways.

That’s the assessment of Cpl. Bryan Losagio who coordinates Salisbury Police Department’s traffic safety enforcement unit.

Salisbury police meet with residents at community outreach breakfast event

Thursday, January 26, 2017 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Salisbury Township residents had a chance to sit down with Salisbury Police Chief Allen W. Stiles and several other officers at an informal community outreach breakfast event Jan. 20.

“It was like a relaxed town hall meeting,” one pleased resident said. She said she appreciated the opportunity to discuss issues, express concerns and ask questions of the township’s law enforcement community and called the event “a really good idea.”

Teamwork, cooperation by fire crews from five counties lauded in three-alarm greenhouse fire

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Teamwork and cooperation among fire crews from five counties were credited with stopping a million-dollar fire from being even more devastating as flames overnight Jan. 3 into Jan. 4, destroyed a large portion of the shipping and prep area at the Dan Schantz Greenhouse complex along Spinnerstown Road in Lower Milford Township.