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Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Salisbury graduate promoted

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski and Police Chief Roger MacLean have announced the promotions of Glen Dorney to captain and William Reinik to lieutenant.

Dorney was hired Feb. 17, 1997 and was assigned to the 3rd Platoon. He worked various details and was promoted to the rank of sergeant in November 2005 and to the rank of lieutenant in January 2011. Dorney is a member of the emergency response team and accepted the position of team commander in August 2007. Dorney in charge of PSA4 and has assumed the duties formerly held by recently retired Captain Stephen Mould.


Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Child abduction

The Salisbury Township Police Department was dispatched to the Lehigh Valley Health Network, Cedar Crest facility Oct. 23 in response to a report of a child abduction.

The Salisbury Township Police Department received a complaint from hospital security reporting a small child had been taken from the hospital "against medical advice," and the involved persons were last observed leaving the area in a dark colored GMC Denali.


Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

T-shirts to support No Place for Hate

Eastern Salisbury Fire Department and Salisbury High School's No Place for Hate have come together to promote anti-bullying in the Salisbury Township community. They are spreading their message through T-shirt sales and need the public's support. Through the support and generosity of the ESFD, all proceeds will benefit the NPFH group at SHS. They are excited to see their message spread and cannot wait to see as many people as possible wear these shirts in the schools and community. For that reason, the shirts are available in youth and adult sizes.

Devonshire bridge open

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Local News


The Devonshire Road bridge over the Little Lehigh, at Keystone Road, reopens Oct. 19 after being closed to traffic since mid-summer. Contractors performed subsurface reconstruction and repaved the roadway over the bridge. The thoroughfare is a heavy traffic area and drivers have had to find alternate routes since the bridge closed July 16. The bridge was not scheduled to reopen until Nov. 9, but good weather allowed the work to be completed ahead of schedule.


Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

A message to candidates, readers

As we approach the Nov. 6 general election, the Whitehall-Coplay Press, Northampton Press and Catasauqua Press, in the interest of fairness, has halted the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.

The last week for publication of columns by local government officials was Oct. 11.

Letters to the Editor, written by members of the community in support of a candidate, needed to have been received at Lehigh Valley Press no later than 5 p.m. Oct. 19.

Johanna S. Billings