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Sequestration rally held in Allentown Concerned citizens organize 'Pull the Pork from the Pentagon' event

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by EMILY THIEL Special to The Press in Opinion

With recent sequestration cuts looming, local groups Penn Action, Lehigh-Pocono Committee of Concern and Keystone Progress banned together in an effort to "Pull the Pork from the Pentagon."

A dozen people rallied outside the offices of Senator Pat Toomey, R-Pa. and Senator Bob Casey, D-Pa., where they heard from speakers Mimi Lang, of LEPOCO, Mike Morrill, of Keystone Progress and Robin Stelly, of Penn Action. Stelly said, "15,000 is not a number [Senator Toomey] should be able to...


Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by The Press in Police Log


Kevin Stumpp, 25, of Allentown, was arrested for DUI on Emmaus Avenue at 31st Street, Allentown, 11:19 p.m. Feb. 22. Stumpp was stopped for multiple equipment violations and was allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol.

Richard Spencer Jr., 35, of Reading, was arrested for DUI, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia on Interstate 78 eastbound at exit 55, Salisbury Township, 12:15 p.m. Feb. 24. Spencer was stopped for an...


Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Christina Gilley, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list at Elizabethtown College. Gilley is a sophomore majoring in health and occupation.

Jordan Laliberte, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list at Elizabethtown College. Laliberte is a senior majoring in social studies education.

Brianna Maurer, of Macungie, was named to the dean's list at Elizabethtown College. Maurer is a junior majoring in political science.


Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by EMILY THIEL Special to The Press in Columns

The month of March is here, and as predicted by Punxsutawney Phil, it seems that spring weather of slightly warmer and rainy days are here among us in Salisbury Township.

Another indicator of spring, with longer days to come, is Daylight Saving Time. This year, Daylight Saving Time begins 2 a.m. March 10; the time to "spring ahead" by turning the clocks forward one hour is here! Warmer and longer days are on the horizon.

A great way to anticipate the spring season is to attend...

Salisbury part of new initiative for youth

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by JOHANNA S. BILLINGS in Local News

Whitehall, Coplay and Salisbury are joining the ranks of Communities That Care.

"It's an operating system for bringing a community together," CTC Coordinator Denise Continenza said addressing members of the Whitehall Township Crime Watch Feb. 25.

Continenza is a family and consumer science educator with the Penn State Extension Service. She has helped take research and bring it down to a meaningful level for classes offered to individuals looking for help with family issues....

senior citizens

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Coplay Senior Citizens are arranging trips to Kitchen Kettle Village, American Music Theater (Broadway – Now & Forever), and Hershey Farms Restaurant. The trips will leave from Weis Markets, MacArthur Road, Whitehall.

For a flyer or more information, call 610-433-4063.


Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Salisbury Township officials may get tough with those violating the township animal control ordinance, following an incident in which a pit bull was killed by township police after the dog allegedly attacked and injured two township residents and their pet dog.

By consensus, the township board of commissioners authorized Township Manager Randy Soriano, Chief of Police Allen W. Stiles and Township Solicitor Atty. John W. Ashley to review the township dog ordinance and determine if it...