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Thursday, June 7, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Suzanne Smith, 40, of Emmaus, was charged with alleged possession of a controlled substance 12:17 a.m. May 24, while a patient at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest.

Police were called to Laubach Park, 1630 Lehigh Ave., 6:40 p.m. May 24 for the report of multiple juveniles smoking marijuana by the basketball court and the pavilion. When police arrived, four juveniles ran and one remained who knew nothing of the alleged incident.

Police were called to the 1300 block of...

Another view

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

“If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.”

Before acting, I ponder this phrase taught to me by my mother years ago. If whatever I am about to say or do does not fit the framework of “something nice,” I simply refrain from putting it out to the world. This second look has stopped me from doing a lot of things I know I would have regretted.

“When anger rises, think of the consequences,” Confucius said.

Instead of always saying what is on your mind...


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

June 7

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy’s Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown. Dolcetto Entertainment will be the featured program. Non-members and guests are welcome. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For more information, call 610-437-4265.

June 8

Lower Macungie Township’s free summer concert with Johnny’s Jukebox Band at East Texas Park, 5624 East Texas Road, East Texas, 6 to 9 p.m.

June 9

Yard sale 8 a...


Thursday, June 7, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

More than one-half-million dollars of work has been approved for the final phases of improvements to Lindberg Park.

A general contracting bid of $584,184.40 was awarded to Kobalt Construction, Inc., Pocono Summit, Monroe County, by a unanimous 5-0 vote by the Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners at the May 24 meeting. Commissioner James Seagreaves made the motion for the vote, seconded by Commissioner Joanne Ackerman.

The contract was awarded based on a proposal for the...

WESTERN SALISBURY COLUMN The last day of school is June 12

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Columns

It’s here – the last day of school! No more lunches to pack, no more dragging kids out of bed at 6 a.m. and flagging down the bus driver as my son puts on his shoes. No more asking “Do you have homework?” “Is your homework finished?” Oh wait, this is about the kids, right?

June 11 is an early dismissal. Salisbury High School and Salisbury Middle School will dismiss 12:15 p.m. and Harry S Truman and Western Salisbury elementary schools will dismiss 1 p.m.

The last day of school...