Salisbury Press

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Batter up!

Thursday, March 28, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

While the Lindberg Park Master Plan has only been recently approved, township residents are already implementing one recommendation, with the approval of the Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners.

A request by the Hamilton Park Athletic Association to install baseball-softball batting cages in Lindberg was approved by a 5-0 vote by commissioners at the March 14 township meeting.

The cages, estimated to cost $6,000, are part of the Lindberg Park Master Plan.

HPAA will...

STATE POLICE

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

Andrew Gross, 23, of Slatington, was taken into custody for suspected DUI on Interstate 78 westbound at mile marker 55, Salisbury Township, 10:11 p.m. March 12. Gross was stopped for a traffic violation and allegedly displayed multiple indicators of intoxication from controlled substances and alcohol. Charges are pending the results of a blood test.

Sean Dundin, 20, of Coopersburg, was charged with DUI on Limeport Pike near Steinsburg Road, Lower Milford Township, 3:15 a.m...

CENTRAL CATHOLIC COLUMN

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Local News

The 2012-2013 CCHS winter sports award ceremony was held March 14 in Rockne Hall. All varsity letter winners and team MVPs were recognized. This year's MVPs include: Jackie Fronheiser, girls basketball; Maria Holstrom, girls swimming; Nicole Sagl, girls diving; Emily Smith, cheerleading; Fernando Rios, boys swimming; Nick Crouse, boys diving; Mike Rodgers, wrestling and Muhammed-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, boys basketball.

A special congratulations was also given to the boys basketball team...

Letter to the Editor

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

Five seconds that's all it takes. Looking at one text can be the difference between life and death. Five seconds of inattentiveness while going 60 mph is equivalent to closing your eyes and driving 100 feet.

Vehicle accidents are the number one killer in people aged 15 to 20. The National Safety Council estimates 28 percent of all recorded traffic crashes, 1.6 million crashes a year, involve drivers texting.

Thirty-four percent of teens admit to texting...

Letter to the Editor

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

Has your paper discussed the tax free bond subsidy to Costco at Hamilton Crossing? This should be a worthy subject for all the Tea Party voters in our area.

The subsidy has not been approved yet or bonds sold.

Little is mentioned but I believe the end result is the developer is receiving funds from tax free bonds. It is a crime. The development should stand on its own without a tax subsidy.

The remediation of iron spoil is a ruse. Many houses in our...

Lasso 5K :

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The annual Robert Lasso Memorial Fund 5k run will be held 8:30 a.m. April 20 at the Bethlehem YMCA, 430 E. Broad St. Registration begins 7 a.m.; packets are available noon to 8 p.m. April 19 at the YMCA. Non-runner donations are accepted; checks payable to Bethlehem Police Department Wish Fund, c/o BPD Runner's Club (BPDRC), 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem 18018. Applications received after April 1 will not be eligible for race shirts.

Lasso, a Freemansburg police officer, was shot and...

Expanded Anderson ER to open April 1

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by DANA GRUBB Special to The Press in Local News

Pending the results of a March 25 inspection by the Pa. Department of Health, officials at the St. Luke's Anderson Campus are projecting that a $4 million expansion of the facility's emergency department will be operational beginning April 1.

During a recent tour of the nearly completed 11,000-square-foot expansion, Director of Emergency Medicine Dr. Rebecca Pequeno and Patient Care Manager Mark Lohman pointed out a 300 percent increase in emergency services volume since the Nov. 11,...

LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

"It's a love story," Senior Vice President, Operations, for Lehigh Valley Health Network Jim Geiger said at a press conference March 19 following a shooting 1:03 p.m. in the hospice care center.

According to Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin, "Three hospital staff members on the fourth floor of Lehigh Valley Hospital at 17th and Chew streets in Allentown were attracted to a room by what they perceived to be gunshots. When they entered the room, the patient, who was a female,...