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.
Upper Milford Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township Building, Old Zionsville. Lori Fegley will talk about researching property history. Refreshments will be provided and all are welcome. For more information, call 610-966-4376.
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.
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.