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LEHIGH COUNTY

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The fifth National Take Back Day drug collection event has been scheduled 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29 when Lehigh County residents can take expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to police departments and other locations at 16 sites in the county.

County residents can dispose of capsules, pills, including pet medications and liquids. Syringes or sharps will not be accepted.

The program, as has been the case in the last four collections, will be...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Advisory committee members Frank McCullough and Frank Adamcik reported on their fall parks tour at the Sept. 18 meeting.

They toured Green Acres, Louise Park, Devonshire, Lindberg, Dodson, Franko, River Road and Laubach parks.

"The overall condition of the eastern and western parks is good," Adamcik said. "The tot play areas in all the parks are unattractive and display a need for attention. The remaining maintenance items are the same as they have been for the past two years....

Everyone loves a clown

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by DANA GRUBB Special to The Press in Local News

Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey ambassadors, the clown couple of Dave and Cherie, recently paid a visit to the St. Luke's University Hospital Network Bethlehem Campus' pediatric floor spreading fun and laughter among staff and patients.

Popping in and out of about a half dozen patients' rooms, the bumbling Dave and innocent appearing Cherie juggled, performed card tricks and slight of hand routines, and all the while helped the youngsters forget they were recuperating in a...

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Sept. 26

The Quakertown Farmers Market, 201 Station Road, Quakertown, will host a winter coat drive through Oct. 14. This is the 17th year of the drive and over 500 coats were distributed last year. Coats will be donated to the local Salvation Army and the Milford Square Women's and Children's Shelter.

Sept. 27

The Upper Milford Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. in the Upper Milford Municipal Building. The event will be a celebration of the publication of their recent...

SALISBURY POLICE

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

The Salisbury Township Police Department would like to alert residents of several vehicles entered over this past weekend.

The police received a total of nine instances where vehicles were entered and items removed.

The reports received were from the areas of Tupelo Street, Buttonwood Street and South Pike Avenue in the township. All but one of the vehicles were reported to have been left unlocked at the time of the incidents. There were no damages reported to any of the...

Two hundred supporters flock to parkway to run/walk for Catherine Boulay Foundation

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

Approximately 200 supporters showed up at the Lehigh Parkway near the steel bridge to run or walk the 5K course in support of the Catherine Boulay Foundation and the Dr. David Prager Lehigh Valley Health Network patient assistance fund Sept. 15.

The Catherine Boulay Foundation was formed by Dr. Richard Boulay M.D, in 2007 to honor his grandmother, who passed away from colon cancer when he was young. Boulay is chief of gynecologic oncology at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest.

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New Comprehensive Plan is tabled

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

The update of the Salisbury Township Comprehensive Plan, more than two years in the making and some 15 years since the previous plan, will have to wait a little longer.

The resolution to adopt the plan was greeted by silence when it came up for a vote at the Sept. 13 Board of Commissioners meeting.

Not one of the commissioners moved to bring the resolution up for a vote.

"We have no motion to adopt it [the resolution] as it stands," Board of Commissioners' President...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

New lights have been installed at Harry S Truman Elementary School as part of Salisbury School District's Guaranteed Energy Savings Program and are expected to cut energy costs in the building by nearly 50 percent.

"If you want to be impressed walk down to Truman, go into the gymnasium, walk into the cafeteria room or walk into the library and you will notice a difference immediately," William Brackett, director of maintenance, buildings and grounds said at the Sept. 12 operations...