Salisbury Press

Saturday, May 30, 2020

SALISBURY POLICE

Thursday, May 7, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Assault

Police responded to ManorCare Health Services, 1265 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., April 6 to investigate an alleged incident of sexual assault, according to Salisbury police.

A resident of the 1700 block of Elinor Street contacted police April 7 to report a purchase of a motorcycle on eBay using $1,400 in eBay gift cards as payment, however, the motorcycle was not received, according to Salisbury police.

A resident of the 1700 block of South Albert Street contacted police April 8 to report the theft of a package containing shoes valued at $297, according to Salisbury Police.

Election Policy

Thursday, May 7, 2020 by The Press in Opinion

A message to

Gov. Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 422 March 27, postponing the primary election to June 2 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

As we approach the June 2 primary election, the East Penn Press and Salisbury Press, in the interest of fairness, has halted publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office or regarding those running for office.

The last week for publication of columns by local government officials running for office was the April 29 edition.

GUEST VIEW

Thursday, May 7, 2020 by The Press in Opinion

The Nursing Home COVID-19 Crisis

The nursing homes across the commonwealth are licensed and under the jurisdiction of the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Tragically, we are seeing a high rate of COVID-19 cases and deaths in these facilities. Unfortunately, this is not surprising – senior care facilities serve many elderly residents who have underlying health conditions.

BRIEFLY

Thursday, May 7, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Area cancellations

COVID-19

Due to the evolving and fluid situation surrounding COVID-19 and its impact, associations, clubs, committees, volunteer groups and other organizations are canceling events, meetings and other potential gatherings.

The Woman’s Club of Emmaus has canceled the May 18 celebration of the Girls of the Month. In addition, all club meetings are canceled until fall 2020.

Upper Milford Western District Fire Company No. 1 has canceled its chicken barbecue scheduled for June 27. If it is rescheduled, it will be announced in the community calendar in The Press.