Salisbury Press

Sunday, May 26, 2019

east penn school district board of directors

Monday, May 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Seven Democratic candidates and eight Republican candidates are on the May 21 ballot for East Penn School Board. This is a 4-year term. Vote for five. All photos are contributed.

Biggest issue for residents

The candidates were asked to respond to the following question in 100 words or less: What do you see as the biggest issue for the residents in the East Penn School District?

Democratic and Republican

Ken Bacher

LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Cedarbrook renovation plan

Lehigh County Commissioners defeated, by a vote of 4–5, a major step in getting the renovation of the Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation facility started at its May 8 meeting. Commissioners gave a first reading to a resolution that “indicates [commissioner’s] support for a facility plan which meets the facility standards set forth by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.”

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Reports of offenses decline again in township

Reports of offenses in Salisbury Township in 2018 appear to have declined again in a year-to-year comparison in the Uniform Crime Report.

Offenses listed under the Uniform Crime Report totaled 365 in 2018, down from 458 in 2017, down from 443 in 2016 and up from 244 in 2015.

Criminal investigation activity was stable in most major categories in 2018, compared to 2017.

By category, burglary reports decreased by nearly two-thirds.

There were also decreases in theft, auto theft, assault, sexual assault, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by The Press in Local News

May 15

Emmaus Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church parish hall, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. Annual elections will be held at the meeting prior to the program. The program is “2009 Anniversary Celebration - A Look Back” and will be presented by Dr. Michael Waddell and Teri Sorg-McManamon as part of the 2019 program and exhibit theme of “Celebrate the Celebrations.” It is open to the public.

May 16

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Quality of a judge

The candidates were asked to respond to the following question in 100 words or less: What is the most important quality of a judge?

Cross filed as Democrat and Republican

Tom Capehart,

Upper Milford Township

Impartial adherence to the law. Judges must not make law from the bench, but instead ensure that they apply the law to the facts of each case and render a reasoned and fair decision. With