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Traffic detail conducted on east side

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

Salisbury Township police conducted “Operation Clean Slate,” in what the department described as “heightened directed patrols,” April 27 and May 4, on Salisbury Township’s east side.

According to Sgt. Donald Sabo, who reported on the traffic enforcement operation at the May 10 township board of commissioners’ meeting, 10 officers addressed “traffic issues, quality of life complaints” and “various ordinance violations” reported to the police department.

Officers logged 14...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL BOARD A school resource officer may be assigned to Salisbury Middle School

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by MARGE HOPKINS in Local News

The Salisbury Middle School may be the home to a new school resource officer in the fall.

School Board Superintendent Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss opened the May 7 Salisbury Township School Board operations meeting by speaking about discussions between the school and the township regarding a new resource officer at the middle school.

“The township has agreed to fund a new resource officer by 50 percent.”

The remaining cost for the officer has already been built into the 2018-...

Campground directory available

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

The Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association has released the 2018 edition of the Pennsylvania Campground Directory. This free, four-color glossy magazine, lists 231 campgrounds and RV resorts in Pennsylvania and is a must for all RVers as well as tenters.

The annual PCOA Directory divides the state into eight geographic areas with maps, color coding and detailed facility listings for PCOA member campgrounds within each area.

Each of the 231 members of the association is...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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

May 18

Meet and Greet Movie Night with the Lehigh Valley Steel Hawks 6 p.m. at Bethany Church, 429 Walnut St., Catasauqua. The movie starts 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. There will be a limited number of autographed footballs for children. Popcorn and water for the movie will be provided. Fans also may bring snacks and beverages.

May 16

Emmaus Historical Society program 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. “The Stryer Section” will be presented...

EASTERN SALISBURY COLUMN

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

This spring seems to have flown by, maybe because Mother Nature wasn’t sure what she was doing.

We have officially passed the mid-marking period of the fourth quarter and if your students are like mine, the official countdown to the last day of school has begun.

Harry S Truman Elementary School will host the annual spring concert 9:30 a.m. May 17. The third grade students will perform with their recorders they have worked so hard to learn and the fourth and fifth grade chorus...

Editor’s View

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

It has been a little over a month since the news broke of the Facebook data breach involving Cambridge Analytica.

At least 87 million Facebook users were impacted.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized, appeared before Congress and went on a social media frenzy noting upcoming changes to the social media giant to ensure the privacy of users going forward.

During Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress, Sen. Orin Hatch asked Zuckerberg if Facebook would always be free....