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EMMAUS BOROUGH COUNCIL Bicycles will now be allowed in borough parks

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Local News

Emmaus Borough Council approved the use of bicycles in borough parks at the March 18 meeting.

Bicycles will be prohibited in Triangle Park and in pavilions located in borough parks but visitors will now be able to ride on trails and throughout recreational areas. Riders are suggested to use caution of any walkers and move slowly to promote the safety of all park visitors.

Grinding and vandalism of borough property will not be tolerated.

UPPER MILFORD TOWNSHIP Emergency plan discussed

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by SHARON SCHRANTZ Special to The Press in Local News

A roundtable meeting was held March 12 at the township building for the purposes of discussing the establishment of an emergency plan.

The board members also discussed fire services and hazardous materials cost recovery billing services.

The meeting brought Upper Milford's two fire departments together, as well as the Emmaus ambulance director and the emergency management coordinator.


Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by PETER MCCONNELL Special to The Press in Local News

Timing of grant received for GPS units discussed

Business owner Tim Romig received some answers from Macungie Borough Council to questions directed at the mayor's application for and receipt of a grant for purchasing GPS units recently installed in police department's vehicles. Council president Chris Becker and Borough Manager Chris Boehm addressed each question insofar as they were able and those specific to the mayor were forwarded to his attention. The mayor was not present to answer Romig at Monday night's meeting.

EXTRAORDINARY NEIGHBORS Sheriff Ronald W. Rossi personifies exemplary leadership in law enforcement

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by BEVERLY SPRINGER Special to The Press in Local News

The Lehigh County Sheriff's Office is an extremely busy place. Administrative assistants respond to phones and faxes; a deputy sheriff monitors courthouse surveillance screens; deputies and security guards report and depart. The hub of this activity is the office of Sheriff Ronald W. Rossi, a man who effortlessly blends dignity and affability.