Salisbury Press

Monday, November 19, 2018

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

Friday, October 26, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Child missing from Wisconsin

FBI

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking help in its investigation of a 13-year-old girl missing from Wisconsin since Oct. 15.

Jayme Closs is considered endangered.

According to a media release from the Philadelphia division of the FBI, a 911 call was received 12:53 a.m. from Barron, Wis. Responding law enforcement officials found two deceased adults and their daughter, Jayme Closs, missing.

Closs is described as about 100 pounds and 5 feet tall with green eyes and blonde or strawberry blonde hair,

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Friday, October 26, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Vote on rental ordinance expected on meeting agenda

The proposed Salisbury Township rental ordinance is expected to be on the agenda for a vote at the 7 p.m. Oct. 25 township meeting in the municipal building, 2900 South Pike Ave.

The first reading of the ordinance was at the Oct. 11 township meeting.

A draft of the two-page moving permits amendment and the seven-page rental property inspections amendment was distributed and discussed during the Sept. 27 commissioners’ meeting workshop.

LEHIGH COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY

Friday, October 26, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Animal cruelty officer cites Upper Saucon resident; charges pending on Macungie couple

The Lehigh County Humane Society has had its share of new residents recently.

Around 11:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Lehigh County Humane Society Shelter Manager Teisha Jones received a call for a rescue of 25 beagles from a home in Upper Saucon. As it turns out, there were 65 beagles and the homeowner Robert Tettemer, of Coopersburg, relinquished the animals to the humane society and according to court documents, allegedly has been cited for operating an illegal kennel, failure to produce registration for each dog and failure to have proof of rabies vaccines.

LEHIGH COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Unexpected beagle invasion brings community together

Around 11:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Lehigh County Humane Society Shelter Manager Teisha Jones received a call for a rescue of 25 beagles from a home in Upper Saucon.

When members of the team from the shelter arrived at the residence with two trucks, they were not allowed in. When they looked through the window, they saw beagles everywhere and heard barking and howling.

The resident brought the dogs out of the home one at a time and after 25 dogs, Lehigh County Humane Society officials knew there were more than 25 and they were right.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Oct. 19

Mother-Son Halloween Party for boys ages four to 12, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie. Pre-registration is limited to 25 couples. Wear your favorite Halloween costume. Music will be provided by a local DJ. Participants will enjoy beverages, snacks, a costume contest, a mummy wrap and much more. For additional information, visit www.lowermac.com or call 610-966-6924.

Oct. 20

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

School Resource Officer Richard Nothstein provides annual report

School Resource Officer Richard Nothstein provided his annual report to the Salisbury Township School District School Board directors at the Oct. 10 meeting.

During the 2017-2018 school year, Salisbury Township police responded to 283 calls for service. Those calls resulted in 34 arrests.

The types of calls included alarms, assaults, assists, bullying, bus issues, checking welfare, child abuse, criminal mischief, crossing guard, custody, cyber bullying, damage to property, dances and disorderly conduct.

LEHIGH COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Unexpected beagle invasion brings community together

Around 11:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Lehigh County Humane Society Shelter Manager Teisha Jones received a call for a rescue of 25 beagles from a home in Upper Saucon.

When members of the team from the shelter arrived at the residence with two trucks, they were not allowed in. When they looked through the window, they saw beagles everywhere and heard barking and howling.

The resident brought the dogs out of the home one at a time and after 25 dogs, Lehigh County Humane Society officials knew there were more than 25 and they were right.