Salisbury Press

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

TROOP M

Thursday, June 21, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Pennsylvania State Police Troop M has released information regarding 16 unsolved homicides on the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers website, crimewatchpa.com/crimestoppers/316.

Some of the cases from Northampton, Lehigh and Bucks counties are decades old, with one dating back to the 1950s.

Some of the highlighted cases are:

•Kelly McBride was residing in her home in Northampton Borough at the time of her murder. Her husband was convicted of her murder in 2001, but her remains were never recovered.

Video contest ends June 8

Thursday, June 14, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

Anyone participating in Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania is reminded to submit an entry in the video contest.

To participate, send Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful a 60-second video of your Great American Cleanup of PA event showing individuals, groups, children and adults having fun making our communities clean, beautiful and vibrant. Be sure to mention the Great American Cleanup of PA in your video.

New programs begin in June

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

COPS ‘N’ KIDS

The Cops ‘n’ Kids 2018 free “Dig Into A Good Book” programs will begin 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. June 13 and continue Wednesdays through Aug. 22.

The Reading Room is open to the public 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

Sessions are limited to 25 children; register by calling 610-861-5526.

All events take place in Room 403 at the Fowler Family SouthSide Center, Northampton Community College, 511 E. Third St., Bethlehem.

For more event details, visit www.copsnkidslv.org.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

ALLENTOWN YOUTH SOCCER CLUB, Allentown, has volunteer opportunities including coach/assistant coach, team manager, registration assistants and administrative (sort copies and deliver flyers). Open board positions include registrar – collect/manage player data, communicate with coaches; travel league representative and recreational league representative – attend quarterly league meetings and report back to board and coaches. Call Louis Holzman at 610-674-2870 or email louisholzmannutrition@gmail.com.

Shredding event

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

SALISBURY township

Salisbury Township residents may have their unwanted papers shredded 9 to 11 a.m. June 16 at Salisbury High School, 500 E. Montgomery St.

Salisbury Township Manager Cathy Bonaskiewich made the announcement at the May 24 board of commissioners’ meeting.

A shredder will be set up in the high school parking lot. Each family may bring three boxes or three garbage bags of paper goods to be shredded.

Participants may register the day of the event.

Additional information will be available on the township website: salisburytownshippa.org.

Video contest ends June 8

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

Anyone participating in Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup of PA is reminded to submit an entry in the video contest.

To participate, send Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful a 60-second video of your Great American Cleanup of PA event showing individuals, groups, children and adults having fun making our communities clean, beautiful and vibrant! Be sure to mention the Great American Cleanup of PA in your video.

20th Great Sale June 2

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

LEHIGH

The Lehigh University Community Service Office will hold the 20th annual Great Southside Sale 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 2 in the parking lot across from St. John’s Windish Evangelical Lutheran Church, 417 E. Fourth St.

Throughout the month of May, Lehigh students have been donating reusable goods such as clothing, household and kitchen items, small appliances, food, office supplies and more to Lehigh’s Move Out Collection Drive for the sale. Proceeds support children and youth programs in South Bethlehem.

Seat belt enforcement planned

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

PENNDOT

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and its safety partners will join Pennsylvania State Police and local departments to hold seat belt enforcement events as part of the national “Click It or Ticket” enforcement effort through June 7.

The mobilization strives to reduce seat belt fatalities by coordinating highly visible, evening seat belt enforcement checkpoints and details in the region and throughout Pennsylvania.