Salisbury Press

Monday, November 19, 2018

School resource officer program recognized as one of top in U.S.

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by JIM MARSH in Local News

At a press conference Oct. 22 at Salisbury High School, the Salisbury Police Department/Salisbury School District school resource officer program was recognized as one of only nine model agency programs across the nation.

At the event, Pennsylvania State Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, presented a recognition plaque from the National Association of School Resource Officers to Salisbury Township Police Chief Allen Stiles.

The event was held at the beginning of National Safe Schools Week – Oct. 21-27.


Friday, October 26, 2018 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Western Salisbury firefighters take their annual fire safety program into schools

In their annual effort to emphasize the importance of fire safety and fire prevention to youngsters in schools located within Salisbury Township, firefighters during the week of Oct. 8 took time from work, or other activities to assure the community’s youngest citizens are aware of ways they can help themselves and their families be fire-safe.

National Fire Prevention Week is held annually in early October near the anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire.


Friday, October 26, 2018 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Intense early morning fire destroys garage

The Lehigh County 911 Center dispatched Emmaus Fire Department and Western Salisbury Fire Department firefighters to a reported garage fire in the 900 block of Glenwood St., Emmaus, shortly after 5 a.m., Oct. 10.

Emmaus Police Department patrol officers were the first on-scene and reported a “working fire.”

Emmaus Fire Departments engines and crews, followed shortly by Western Salisbury Fire Department firefighters, attacked the intense fire, which had fully engulfed the structure by the time the engines arrived.