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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Police Log


Lauren Ickes, 22, of Alburtis, was arrested for DUI on Mountain Road northeast of Lorene Drive, Lower Macungie Township, 1:57 a.m. Nov. 3. Ickes was involved in a single-vehicle accident and allegedly drove off the road while attempting to negotiate a right hand curve. Ickes said she was distracted by the radio and was taken into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence.

Megan Barnes, 28, of Nazareth, was arrested for DUI and drug possession on Interstate 78...

Driver rescued from vehicle following crash

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Local News


Fire and rescue crews from Western Salisbury Fire Department, along with an EMS crew from Cetronia ambulance, respond to a 2-vehicle accident with rescue at the intersection of Cedar Crest Boulevard and Fish Hatchery Road around 10 a.m. Dec. 5. The driver of a Chevy Impala was trapped in the vehicle and rescue needed to remove the door to free the driver. Crews from Eastern Salisbury Fire Department were also dispatched to the scene to assist with the...

Malfunctioning heater forces evacuation

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Local News


Firefighters from Western Salisbury Fire Department responded to 1255 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. Cedar Crest Professional park for a reported automatic alarm Dec. 4 just after 1p.m. Western Salisbury Fire Chief Josh Wells was first on scene and reported a smoke condition on the third floor of the building and that the building was being evacuated. Wells upgraded the call to a smoke in the structure and requested an additional engine from Eastern Salisbury Fire...

DevonHouse Senior Living to expand

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

An expansion of DevonHouse Senior Living, 1930 Bevin Drive, Salisbury Township, has been approved.

The township Board of Commissioners voted 5-0 at its Nov. 29 meeting to approve a 10-unit expansion, as recommended at the Oct. 9 township Planning Commission meeting.

James Gentile, DevonHouse Senior Living owner, said the addition on the north side of the building will add 3,468-square-feet.

Waivers, also recommended by township planners, were approved, including not...

Heroes and angels

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by JOHANNA S. BILLINGS in Local News

Dina Galusha spent an hour recently quietly listening, sometimes wiping her tears.

When it was all over, she said she was glad she heard Paramedic Jeffrey Knopf describe his experiences trying to save her son, Dakota, who was run over by a school bus in front of Northampton Area Middle School Jan. 26, 2009.

Knopf spoke at the Pocono EMS Conference at Pocono Manor about his experiences with post traumatic stress disorder after Dakota lost his life. About 50 firefighters, EMTs,...


Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by EMILY THIEL Special to The Press in School

Q. What grade are you in?

A. I am in 12th grade at Salisbury High School.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. My favorite subject is chemistry because I find it interesting and it makes sense to me.

Q. Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A. Scholar Athlete (football) and National Honor Society.

Q. Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

A. Varsity football, track and field, Key Club, Student Advisory, Debate...

EXTRAORDINARY NEIGHBORS Western Salisbury Church ringers bring joy to others

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by BEVERLY SPRINGER Special to The Press in Local News

Those who have achieved "a certain age" know the importance of physical exercise.

Bend, stretch, reach; weight down, arteries clear, joints limber – these are the goals. Exercising our humanity is just as beneficial as toning our bodies.

Dr. Anthony Moyer and the members of Western Salisbury Church's hand bell choir hone their empathy through the medium of music.

On Dec. 3, the ringers performed at the Emmaus Village Assisted Living Center, Emmaus.

In the audience...

Sweet Adelines

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Lehigh Valley Sweet Adelines Chorus will present "Christmas Cards to the Lehigh Valley," a fun and festive holiday performance for the whole family 2:30 p.m. Dec. 15 in the church social hall of SS. Simon and Jude, 730 W. Broad Street, Bethlehem.

A reception of Christmas cookies and hot beverages will immediately follow the event.

Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance with a discount for seniors and children under age 12.

This is an award-winning, all-...


Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Retail theft

King David III, 28, of Bethlehem, and Nathan A. Markham, 26, of Emmaus, were arrested 4:05 p.m. Dec. 6 for an incident at BonTon, 3300 Lehigh St. David was charged with retail theft, criminal conspiracy, resisting arrest, persistent disorderly conduct, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief. Markham was charged with retail theft, receiving stolen property, criminal mischief and criminal conspiracy. Police responded to store to investigate a report of a retail...