Salisbury Press

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP COMMISSIONER

Monday, May 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

No Democratic candidates and three Republican candidates are on the May 21 ballot for Lower Macungie Township Commissioner. This is a 4-year term. Vote for no more than two. All photos are contributed.

Biggest issue for residents

The candidates were asked to respond to the following question in 100 words or less: What do you see as the biggest issue for residents in Lower Macungie Township?

Ron R. Beitler

JUDGE OF THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS

Monday, May 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Seven candidates are on the May 21 ballot for judge of the Court of Common Pleas. This is a 10-year term. Vote for one. All photos are contributed.

Quality of a judge

The candidates were asked to respond to the following question in 100 words or less: What is the most important quality of a judge?

Cross filed as Democrat and Republican

Tom Capehart,

Upper Milford Township

east penn school district board of directors

Monday, May 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Seven Democratic candidates and eight Republican candidates are on the May 21 ballot for East Penn School Board. This is a 4-year term. Vote for five. All photos are contributed.

Biggest issue for residents

The candidates were asked to respond to the following question in 100 words or less: What do you see as the biggest issue for the residents in the East Penn School District?

Democratic and Republican

Ken Bacher

LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Cedarbrook renovation plan

Lehigh County Commissioners defeated, by a vote of 4–5, a major step in getting the renovation of the Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation facility started at its May 8 meeting. Commissioners gave a first reading to a resolution that “indicates [commissioner’s] support for a facility plan which meets the facility standards set forth by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.”

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Reports of offenses decline again in township

Reports of offenses in Salisbury Township in 2018 appear to have declined again in a year-to-year comparison in the Uniform Crime Report.

Offenses listed under the Uniform Crime Report totaled 365 in 2018, down from 458 in 2017, down from 443 in 2016 and up from 244 in 2015.

Criminal investigation activity was stable in most major categories in 2018, compared to 2017.

By category, burglary reports decreased by nearly two-thirds.

There were also decreases in theft, auto theft, assault, sexual assault, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.