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Tuesday, October 17, 2017


Thursday, October 12, 2017 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Salisbury police event ties in with national Coffee with a Cop day

A simple community policing event first implemented in 2011 in Hawthorne, Calif., has grown to an international scope as a simple way to promote communication and rapport with local police departments and the citizens they serve and protect.

Coffee with a Cop events were held Oct. 4 in small towns and large in all 50 states and nine different countries.

Supported and encouraged by the U.S. Department of Justice, Coffee with a Cop events seek to bring people together to talk over coffee, with no agenda and no speeches, just open and honest community dialog.

salisbury township ZONING HEARING BOARD

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Township couple faces five alleged violations at property

A Salisbury Township couple faces five violations of the township zoning ordinance.

The Salisbury Township Zoning Hearing Board voted 4-0, with three members absent, to approve five of six alleged violations cited by Salisbury Township Director of Planning and Zoning Cynthia Sopka and Salisbury Township Code Enforcement Officer Sandy Nicolo against David Shuhler and Nongkran D. Shuhler, 2120 W. Mosser St., Allentown, including:

•Utilizing a truck as a means of advertising a commercial use in the R1-CR Zoning District.

Roberts’ youth services job confirmed

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Paula Roberts’ appointment as Lehigh County’s Children and Youth Services director was confirmed by unanimous vote by commissioners Sept. 27. Two weeks prior the commissioners approved the appointment at the first reading of the proposal, a preliminary step to finalizing the position.

Roberts said she has been acting director for two weeks. The commissioners have now finalized the appointment and she can put on her full director’s hat.

The appointment comes from the ranks as Roberts has been with the department for 26 years. She replaces former director Pamela Buehrle.

Center for Animal Health & Welfare

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit Both Flo and Precious are part of the Teacher’s Pet adoption promotion. Their adoption fees have been waived until the end of November. They will come spayed, micro-chipped and current on all vaccinations.

Justin Simmons announces campaign for U.S. Congress

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

State Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st, has announced his candidacy for U.S. Congress (PA-15).

“Like many Republicans, I used to support Charlie Dent. But in the past year, Charlie Dent has completely gone off the rails. Dent has been on the wrong side of every major issue from ObamaCare, spending, border security and the list goes on,” Simmons said.