Salisbury Press

Friday, September 21, 2018


Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Kenny Knapp serves 65 years as firefighter and fire policeman

Kenny Knapp, of Lower Milford Township, knows what it means to serve in the community where you live.

At a time when community organizations have a hard time finding volunteers, that was not the case for Knapp.

Knapp, born in Silverdale, was never a kid who loved to hang around the firehouse but got interested through his father, George, who had an auto repair shop and worked on the fire equipment for 20 years.

When the Silverdale Fire Company purchased a 1947 Maxim truck, Knapp and his father went to Massachusetts to pick it up.


Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Residents’ complaints about

The cost of repairs to a Salisbury Township street residents complained about may be included in the 2019 township budget.

The street in question is Nottingham Road, roughly from 24th Street to Overhill Road, on the western portion of Lehigh Parkway North.

“That needs to be repaired,” Connie Wert said, a Lehigh Parkway North resident, at the Aug. 23 Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners’ meeting.

“We’re just going into the budget deliberations,” Salisbury Township Director of Public Works John Andreas said. “That’s going to be a part of it.

Kim Campbell, Lori La Bey address coping with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

Thursday, August 30, 2018 by ED COURRIER in Local News

“Gentle on My Mind,” written by John Hartford, elevated Glen Campbell, a young Arkansas-born sessions musician, to stardom in 1967.

Fifty-one years later, his widow, Kimberly (Woolen) Campbell, described how Alzheimer’s disease ravaged the Grammy Hall of Fame singer’s mind.

The presentation, at the first annual Lehigh Valley Caregiver Retreat at DeSales University for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, featured Kim Campbell, co-founder of and Lori La Bey, founder of “Alzheimer’s Speaks.”