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Thursday, July 26, 2018 by The Press in Police Log


Police responded to the 1600 block of Cardinal Drive 4:43 a.m. July 9 for the report of fireworks.


Police responded to a fire alarm 3:15 a.m. July 5 in the 3000 block of Imperial Drive.

Police responded to a burglar alarm 9:21 p.m. July 5 in the 2900 block of Greenbriar Lane.

Police responded to a burglar alarm 9 a.m. July 9 in the 600 block of State Road.

Police responded to a burglar alarm 7:33 a.m. July 10 in the 400 block of East...

A Peep dream comes true

Thursday, July 26, 2018 by DANA GRUBB in Local News

When the time comes for Bethlehem resident and Moravian College nursing instructor Michelle Sayenga to retire, she told her group of friends, who have nicknamed themselves “the breakfast club,” she wants to “retire into a job where people are happy to see me.” She told her friends about her desire to fulfill that need by driving the Just Born PeepMobile when she does retire, and friends Chris and Adrin Eline took over from there.

They contacted Ed Broczkowski at Just Born to iron out...


Thursday, July 26, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin recently announced 20,294 pounds of medications have been collected since 2014 at the permanent medication collection sites located in Lehigh County.

In December 2013, permanent medication collection boxes were installed in 10 police departments.

Two other departments were added later and additional boxes have been installed at three Lehigh Valley Hospital locations.

The funds for the boxes were provided through a grant program...


Thursday, July 26, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Seniors 65 and older who reside in Salisbury Township have a new benefit of reaching the golden age.

Salisbury seniors can receive a card from the school district for free admission to home sporting events and the fall and spring plays.

The pass will admit the senior and a guest to the events. There are some exceptions, which include events not sponsored by the school district.

These cards have no expiration date and can be obtained by calling Mary Bishop at 610-797-2062...


Thursday, July 26, 2018 by The Press in Local News

July 26

Upper Milford Historical Society meeting 6 p.m. in the Upper Milford Township Building, 5671 Chestnut St., Old Zionsville. The group will hold its covered dish annual picnic and all are welcome. For more information, call 610-966-4376.

July 28

Bootleg Express will perform at East Texas Park, 5624 East Texas Road, East Texas, 6 to 9 p.m.

July 29

Concert at Emmaus Community Park Arts Pavilion, 1401 Shimerville Road, Emmaus, 6 p.m., The Karen Rodriquez...

Police learn how to improve truck safety on highways

Thursday, July 26, 2018 by LOU WHEELAND in Local News

Police officers throughout Lehigh County recently attended a two-week course on how to improve highway safety in the trucking industry.

According to Chris Lengle, traffic safety coordinator with North Central Highway Safety Network, one of the goals of the program is to create a countywide safety task force.

“Coordinating Resources to Advance Safer Highways pilot is a project which is focused on reducing crashes involving commercial motor vehicles,” Lengle said.


Fire heavily damages Essex Road residence

Monday, July 23, 2018 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Fire originating in an upstairs bathroom area heavily damaged a residence at 3136 Essex Road, in the western portion of Salisbury Township, in the afternoon of July 13, with Western Salisbury Fire Department Chief Joshua Wells crediting firefighters with a quick stop to prevent the fire from further damaging the home.

The neighborhood is adjacent to recreation fields behind the Western Salisbury Elementary School.

Fire was already coming through the roof of the residence when...


Thursday, July 19, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

At the request of Beth Prokesch, seventh grade English teacher and Salisbury Middle School English Department liaison, Senior Deputy District Attorney Anna-Kristie Marcks visited students in seventh grade as part of the curriculum of career choices.

Prokesch met Marcks in 2015 while serving on jury duty. Marcks was the lead attorney on the case and Prokesch was very impressed with her.

Marcks has been an attorney for almost 10 years and has prosecuted hundreds of cases. She is...