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Thursday, April 12, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Students inducted

The Salisbury chapter of the National Honor Society held an induction ceremony April 4 at Salisbury High School.

Opening remarks were given by co-advisors Paul Koba and Megan Basile.

Remarks were also made by Salisbury High School Principal Heather Morningstar and Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning Lynn Fuini-Hetten.

NHS officers are President Peyton Stauffer, Vice President Rylee Donaldson, Secretary Madison Jewell and Treasurer Kaitlyn Rutt.


Thursday, April 12, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Team committed to serving the residents of Lehigh County

On Jan. 4, 2016, Joseph N. Hanna took the oath of office as Lehigh County Sheriff, following Sheriff Ronald Rossi who had held the office for 24 years and chose not to run for a seventh term.

Hanna, of Lower Macungie Township, was elected to a 4-year term and immediately surrounded himself with an experienced team of professionals committed to serving the residents and visitors to Lehigh County.


Thursday, April 12, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Annual report: Incidents, arrests of juveniles, DUI increase

First of four parts

Based on an analysis by Salisbury Press of statistics provided by the Salisbury Township Police Department in its 2017 annual report, several categories showed increases over 2016, including incident reports, arrests of juveniles and arrests for DUI.

There were again several hundred more incident reports in Salisbury during 2017, compared to 2016. There was also an increase in 2016, compared to 2015.

Rick Boulay returns with concert for cancer survivors, caregivers

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by MAKENNA MASENHEIMER in Local News

Dr. Richard “Rick” Boulay presents “You Will Be Found: Songs and Lessons of Cancer Survivorship,” a concert and open forum for cancer survivors and their caregivers, 2 p.m. April 14, at First Presbyterian Church of Allentown, 3231 Tilghman St., Allentown.

When Boulay’s wife was diagnosed with leukemia about 10 years ago, his understanding of the disease changed.

“I realized that as a cancer doctor I knew the breadth of cancer and what it touches, but I didn’t know the depth.

“When it touched our family, I had no idea of how to make a go of it.


Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Lindberg Park Master Plan moves forward

Salisbury Township Recreation Director Genny Baillie updated the recreation advisory committee on the Lindberg Park Master Plan progress at the March 19 meeting held at the township municipal building.

Baillie said meetings have been held during the last two weeks with the architect, Alloy5, to answer questions about the pavilion, bathrooms and locking systems.

Baillie said the consultant is expected to request bids for the week after Easter which will include the pavilion, restrooms, playground and pickle ball court.

The construction would be started in May or June.

Retiring Congressman Charlie Dent feted at Lehigh Country Club event

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by JIM MARSH in Local News

After answering questions posed by Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce CEO and President Tony Ianelli during a live taping of the weekly half-hour Business Matters television program, retiring U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent, R-15th, was feted at an informal “thank you” reception March 28 at Lehigh Country Club, 2319 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown.

The show aired April 2 on WFMZ Lehigh Valley television, channel 69.


Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by The Press in Local News

April 4

“Walk with Your Doc” event at St. Luke’s University Health Network, Anderson campus. Offered in conjunction with the American Heart Association’s National Walking Day. After a brief program, participants will join Dwithiya Thomas, M.D., a cardiologist with St. Luke’s Cardiology Associates in Bethlehem, and Bonnie Coyle, M.D., chairman of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, for a walk around the 2-mile walking trail on the Anderson campus. For more information, call 484-526-4134.

April 5