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LEHIGH COUNTY REGIONAL DUI TASK FORCE

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 by JIM MARSH in Local News

DUI checkpoint held on Broadway

Several dozen law enforcement officers from communities throughout Lehigh County gathered at a Lehigh County DUI Task Force command trailer late on the evening of Aug. 4 along Broadway, for a combination citizen education and drunk driving enforcement detail that coincides every year with the first night of Musikfest activities in Bethlehem.

The message was simple. Enjoy the festival. Have fun. But don’t get behind the wheel if you are impaired.

Officers recognized for DUI/traffic enforcement

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Eight Lehigh Valley law enforcement officers were recognized June 29 for their efforts to make area roads and highways safer for drivers and passengers in the region.

Recognition awards were given by the Lehigh Valley DUI/Highway Safety Task Force to the officers from cities, boroughs and townships in the Lehigh Valley, as well as troopers from the Fogelsville and Belfast barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police.

31 added to area volunteer fire depts.

Monday, July 10, 2017 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Fourteen area volunteer fire departments added 31 new firefighters to their ranks when the new firefighters completed a rigorous five-month course and received their certificates of completion June 8 at a ceremony at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center.

This was the seventh annual Bucks County Fire Academy course held twice a week from January to May at the Allentown Fire Academy, at the Allentown Fire Department Mack Station at 1902 Lehigh St., near the Queen City Airport.

Sept. 11 car show to benefit SYA and K-9 programs

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Car show fans will get to see 150 or more classic, hot rod and muscle cars at the sixth annual Salisbury car show to be held at the Salisbury Middle School, along Devonshire Road Sept. 11.

The shows organizer, Dan Mohry, said about 150 cars were featured at last year’s show and he hopes for as many, or more, this year. The show has a good reputation among show car owners and we have been growing each year,” Mohry said.

Sept. 11 car show to benefit SYA and K-9 programs

Monday, August 29, 2016 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Car show fans will get to see 150 or more classic, hot rod and muscle cars at the sixth annual Salisbury car show to be held at the Salisbury Middle School, along Devonshire Road Sept. 11.

The shows organizer, Dan Mohry, said about 150 cars were featured at last year’s show and he hopes for as many, or more, this year. The show has a good reputation among show car owners and we have been growing each year,” Mohry said.

Fountain Hill, Hellertown firefighters complete training

Thursday, July 16, 2015 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Ten area volunteer fire departments added 22 new firefighters to their ranks June 10 when they completed a rigorous six-month training course and received their certificates of completion at a ceremony at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center.

This was the fifth annual Bucks County Fire Academy course held twice a week for the past six months at the Allentown Fire Academy, behind the Allentown Fire Department Mack Station near the Queen City Airport.

EMMAUS HIGH SCHOOL

Thursday, December 4, 2014 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Inspirational speaker tells students to seek deep understanding of themselves

Motivational speaker Mike Marsteller, of Conshohocken, a 2001 graduate of Emmaus High School, did not mince words in his four presentations to Emmaus High School students over two days, Nov.17 and 24.

"People are too quick to judge us and we are too quick to judge ourselves," Marsteller said. To face the inevitable hardships of life, "we need to seek a deep understanding of ourselves, and let that be our guide to all our relationship," Marsteller told his audiences.

Thousands run for Via in Lehigh Valley Health Network Marathon

Thursday, November 20, 2014 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Thousands of runners lined up Sept. 7 to test their personal stamina and endurance in the Lehigh Valley Health Network marathon for Via.

The race began shortly after 7 a.m. at the Lehigh Valley Hospital's Cedar Crest Campus, with the finish line later in the day in downtown Easton.

More than 4,500 runners and walkers participated in the event Sept. 6 and 7.