Salisbury Press

Sunday, August 20, 2017

EAST PENN AND WESTERN LEHIGH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

Thursday, June 29, 2017 by CHRISTOPHER DRYFOOS in Local News

The future is driverless

East Penn and Western Lehigh Chambers of Commerce held a seminar recently at Brookside Country Club regarding how driverless vehicles will impact local communities.

According to recent data, it is speculated driverless vehicles will be available to the consumer within the next decade.

The presentation focused on the current problems that larger vehicles – specifically, the increasingly-prevalent commercial vehicles such as tractor trailers – bring to local communities and how emerging driverless vehicle technology can remedy such issues.

Lehigh County fire departments welcome certified volunteers

Thursday, June 29, 2017 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Fourteen area volunteer fire departments added 31 new firefighters to their ranks when the new firefighters completed a rigorous five-month course and received their certificates of completion June 8 at a ceremony held at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center.

This was the seventh annual Bucks County Fire Academy course held twice a week January to May at the Allentown Fire Academy, at the Allentown Fire Department Mack Station, 1902 Lehigh St., near the Queen City Airport.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thursday, June 29, 2017 by The Press in Local News

June 30

Create a noticeable presence on LinkedIn by Gary Schall of TSD Enterprises and LV SCORE 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, 905 Harrison St., Allentown For more information, visit www.lehighvalley.score.org or call 610-266-3000.

July 1

Saturday dance 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., in the Trexler Room, Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. King Henry & Jacob will play oldies and requests. There is a cost per person which includes light refreshments. Singles and couples are welcome. For more information, call 610-437-3700.

July 4

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Thursday, June 29, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Animal control officer appointed to succeed Durner

A Salisbury Township Public Works Department employee is the new animal control officer in the township.

The township board of commissioners voted 4-0, with one commissioner absent June 22, to approve a resolution to appoint Michael Sinko as the animal control officer for the township, retroactive to June 1, at an annual compensation of $10,000.

Commissioner Vice President Robert Martucci Jr. made the motion, seconded by Commissioner Debra Brinton, to bring the resolution to a vote.

volunteers

Thursday, June 29, 2017 by The Press in Local News

THE CENTER FOR ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE, Easton, is seeking volunteers to walk dogs, assist with a.m. cleanings, attend off site events to promote the shelter, cat and dog enrichment and general shelter help. If interested in helping, please contact Walt Hoffman at 610-252-7722, ext. 4 or email cahwvolunteercoordinator@rcn.com.

ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION, Allentown, is looking for volunteers to help plan the fall “Thanks for Giving” Food and Supply Drive.” Contact Deirdre Federico Snyder, 610-740-5500, ext. 322, dfederico@armspa.org.