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Thursday, May 24, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Many Americans will celebrate Memorial Day with a picnic or barbecue.

However, Memorial Day, is not just a day to take time off from work, it is a day for Americans to honor fallen service men and women.

Those who serve make the ultimate commitment to serve their country during disaster and war. Because of these individuals serving in the U.S. Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard and state National Guard units, we have our freedom.

This Memorial Day weekend, several...


Friday, May 18, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

An 18-year-old male, of Salisbury, was charged with alleged possession of a small amount of marijuana following a traffic stop 10:27 p.m. May 4 along Pinyon Lane and Park Avenue. A summons will be mailed.

A 16-year-old male, of Allentown, has been charged with simple assault after allegedly punching a Salisbury victim in the face 7:38 p.m. May 4 at Laubach Park. He will be referred to juvenile court.

Jeremy Gauselmann, 30, of Salisbury, was charged with simple assault and...


Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

The recently-appointed consultant for the emergency services comprehensive review in Salisbury Township has briefed the board of commissioners regarding the project and scope of the study.

“This is something that we’re very passionate about,” Duane Hagelgans said of the review. “This is what we do.”

Township commissioners voted unanimously 5-0 at the April 26 meeting to approve an emergency services review for the township.

Under the agreement, the township will pay $45,...

volunteer opportunities

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

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

AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM, Allentown, is seeking friendly, dedicated volunteers (age 16+) for this season....


Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Lehigh County administration requested Commissioner Amanda Holt withdraw a proposed amendment to the professional services agreement with Computer Aid, Inc. for information technology management services May 9. No reason was given. The same amendment had been delayed at the last meeting at the request of Lehigh County Commissioner Brad Osborne who wanted time to study the effect of the amendment on other issues.

The company, Computer Aid, Inc., had attracted the focus of some...


Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


United Way’s 2-1-1 help line is the free, confidential, 24-hour information and referral service which connects 97 percent of Pennsylvanians with all the health and human services available to help. In 2017, over 199,000 Pennsylvanians turned to 2-1-1 for help. In our region, 2-1-1 calls for health and human services have more than doubled over the past three years, from approximately 2,800 in 2013-2014 to 7,400 in 2016-2017. Sixty percent of those calls were for homeless...


Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Department of Homeland Security announced as of Jan. 22, travelers who have driver’s licenses issued by a state that is not yet compliant with REAL ID and that has not received an extension will need to show an alternative form of acceptable identification for domestic air travel.

Because Pennsylvania is currently under a REAL ID extension, travelers with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation issued driver’s licenses or ID cards may continue to use their...