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Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Police Log


Rodney Kurtz, of Macungie, was arrested for DUI on Spring Creek Road at Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 11:46 p.m. Oct. 25. Police said they saw Kurtz's vehicle swerve across the double yellow lines four times prompting them to conduct a traffic stop. Kurtz was allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol.

Rachel Ward, 29, of Barto, was arrested for DUI on Lower Macungie Road at Cedar Crest Boulevard, Lower Macungie Township, 1:50 p.m. Oct. 27. Police...

Editor's View

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

I spent Sunday at a fund-raiser for the family of a 2012 North-ampton Area High School grad who died recently from brain cancer.

The benefit raised money to help the family of Alec Ferullo, a 2012 Northampton Area High School graduate who died Oct. 8. His parents had to take unpaid leaves of absence from their jobs in order to care for him during his last few months.

As I watched people buy raffle tickets, baked goods and souvenirs, I couldn't help but think how soon...

leaf collection

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Salisbury Township Department of Public Works will be conducting its leaf collection program starting Oct. 29 and continuing through mid-December (weather permitting). They will start in the First Ward (east) and work westward. The township crews generally cover the township several times. Note that the large number of trees in the township make it impossible to guarantee a set pickup date for any street in the township on any given day.

Residents are asked to place their leaves...


Friday, November 9, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in School

There is music in the air at Salisbury High School as the finishing touches are being made to the production of "Little Shop of Horrors" which will be performed this weekend 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10 and 2 p.m. Nov. 11.

This popular comedy rock musical by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman is about a florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh in a poor distressed neighborhood. The production has music from the early 1960s, rock and roll, doowop...


Friday, November 9, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

Lehigh County Executive Bill Hansell issued a line-item veto on Lehigh County's proposed budget Nov. 1 effectively issuing a $3.5 million cut in spending to accompany proposed tax credits.

"I am using the veto surgically to correct a problem rather than using it as a blunt instrument to simply say 'no' and force an arbitrary choice. While this veto will be somewhat complicated, its objectives are simple and clear," Hansell said at a press conference Nov. 1 announcing the line-item...


Friday, November 9, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

While the rains and wind from Hurricane Sandy subsided in the Lehigh Valley within a matter of days, the financial and emotional toll continues to linger on.

The storm which pummeled coastal regions, destroyed property and left masses of people feeling helpless is now projected to cost $60 billion nationwide.

Approximately 443,000 Pennsylvania Power and Light customers lost power due to downed limbs and lines resulting from the Oct. 29 storm. The utility provider had 2,500...


Friday, November 9, 2012 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

A new tire and auto repair firm has been approved for Lehigh Street in Salisbury Township.

The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners voted 4 - 0, with one member absent Oct. 25, to approve the preliminary-final land development plan for Kost Tire and Auto Service, 3117 Lehigh St.

The township Planning Commission voted Sept. 11 to recommend approval of the Kost plan to commissioners.

A parcel to the south of the Lehigh Street property is to be added. An office...

Salisbury Township police chief praises Hurricane Sandy response

Friday, November 9, 2012 by The Press in Police Log


Chief of Police Allen Stiles provided a post Hurricane Sandy report noting the township's response to the storm and the many efforts of township personnel.

"Beginning 7 a.m. Oct. 29, the Salisbury Township Police Department initiated an emergency operation condition and deployed additional patrol units and supervisory personnel. Throughout the day, administrative staff fielded calls from the public with requests for storm related information along with their...

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Friday, November 9, 2012 by The Press in Social News



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