Wednesday, December 19, 2012
District officials and New Baltimore police discussed increased safety measures at the Wednesday night Anchor Bay Board of Education meeting.
In response to safety concerns, Anchor Bay Schools stepped up security early this week in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings, district officials said Wednesday night. After the Friday shootings in Connecticut, Anchor Bay Schools discussed plans over the weekend to help ease parent and faculty fears. Among the decisions was to provide a non-threatening police presence when school resumed. The district also is implementing additional security measures like requiring SAC program parents to show identification while dropping off their children in the morning for the daycare program in locked schools, according to the district. "It increases building security even before the school day starts," Superintendent Leonard Woodside …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Chief Tim Wiley speaks of the importance of quick emergency responses after his own health scare.
New Baltimore Police Chief Tim Wiley encouraged neighboring Chesterfield Township voters to support proposed tax hikes for emergency services. Follow us on Facebook During a Thursday speech at an annual Anchor Bay Chamber of Commerce membership breakfast in Chesterfield Township, Wiley pointed to quick response times from the city and township in his own recent health scare. "It was because of those core values that exists in New Baltimore and Chesterfield that I am able to be here," he told the crowd inside Municipal Offices on Sugarbush. Township residents will decide whether to approve separate tax proposals for police and fire in November that would generate more money for the departments. New Baltimore and Chesterfield police and …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The city welcomes four new officers to the New Baltimore Police Department.
Four new police reserve officers were sworn in at the New Baltimore City Council meeting May 14. Officers Stephanie VanSice, John Sarcone, Sean Albrecht and Amanda Vikar each took the oath of office, as given by New Baltimore Clerk Marcia Shinska, in front of a packed room of their friends and family. Each of the officers recently completed an 80-hour field training program at Macomb Community College. The four reserve officers are Stephanie VanSice, John Sarcone, Sean Albrecht and Amanda Vikar. The four reserve officers joined New Baltimore Police Sergeant Tom Cuthbertson and Chief Tim Wiley on Monday night. NOTE: This story was updated on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. to correct information about Sean Albrecht.