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12 Children in Delaware Being Tested for EV-D68 Virus

12 Children in Delaware Being Tested for EV-D68 Virus

The rare respiratory illness may have affected hundreds of children in the Midwest; should Pennsylvanians be worried?
Manhunt Underway After Pa. State Trooper Killed in Ambush

Manhunt Underway After Pa. State Trooper Killed in Ambush

A second Pennsylvania State Trooper was wounded in the shooting late Friday night.
Newtown Grant Garage Sale is Saturday

Newtown Grant Garage Sale is Saturday

In the event of rain, check the sale's Facebook page for updates.
Rebroadcast of School Board Meeting Now Online

Rebroadcast of School Board Meeting Now Online

If you missed Thursday night's meeting, a rebroadcast is now available online.
Sisters Have Babies Within 22 Hours of Each Other at Same Hospital

Sisters Have Babies Within 22 Hours of Each Other at Same Hospital

Brigid Bink and Emily Whitaker both had boys less than a day apart at Abington Hospital.
VFW Hosting Essay Contest for Middle Schoolers

VFW Hosting Essay Contest for Middle Schoolers

The state winners compete for $46,000 in awards and the first place winner wins $5,000 and a trip to Washington, DC.
Closure of Schools in 2015-2016 Not Recommended: Council Rock Superintendent

Closure of Schools in 2015-2016 Not Recommended: Council Rock Superintendent

Enrollment is stabilizing and even increasing at district elementary schools, Superintendent Mark Klein told the board Thursday.
Poll Finds Wolf Has Commanding Lead Over Corbett

Poll Finds Wolf Has Commanding Lead Over Corbett

With eight weeks to Election Day, Tom Wolf is leading Gov. Tom Corbett, 59 to 35 percent, a Quinnipiac University poll found.
BCCC Holding Regional College Fair on Oct. 9

BCCC Holding Regional College Fair on Oct. 9

Admissions representatives from nearly 200 accredited colleges and universities will be at the Regional College Fair.
PECO Plans Meeting to Discuss Service Reliability Improvements

PECO Plans Meeting to Discuss Service Reliability Improvements

PECO is holding a meeting about its Electric Reliability Improvement Plan on Sept. 29 at Central Bucks West High School from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Four Officers Receive Commendation of Merit from Township Supervisors

Four Officers Receive Commendation of Merit from Township Supervisors

The officers were recognized for how they handled an incident on July 27, when a Newtown Grant resident threatened his roommates with a gun.
Administrators to Provide Feedback on Capital Plan Recommendations

Administrators to Provide Feedback on Capital Plan Recommendations

The volunteer capital planning committee has recommended closing schools, including Wrightstown Elementary.
State Street Property Damaged by Fire Enters Market at $699K

State Street Property Damaged by Fire Enters Market at $699K

The property, located at 246 S. State Street, was damaged by a fire in January.
Save the Date: Newtown's Annual Candy Cane Hunt is Dec. 6

Save the Date: Newtown's Annual Candy Cane Hunt is Dec. 6

Join Newtown Township for this event, sponsored by PECO. Event is free but pre-registration is required.
The Pennsylvania Victims of Sept. 11

The Pennsylvania Victims of Sept. 11

On the anniversary of the attacks, remembering those from the Keystone State who lost their lives.
McConkey's Market to Return to Washington Crossing Park This Month

McConkey's Market to Return to Washington Crossing Park This Month

The market, which made its debut in June, features artisan crafts, up-cycled items, handmade jewelry, original art, photography, clothing an
Fitzpatrick Pushing For Senate Vote on Sex Predator Bill

Fitzpatrick Pushing For Senate Vote on Sex Predator Bill

The Protecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators Act passed the House last year.
Pennsylvania Colleges Clean Up in U.S. News Rankings

Pennsylvania Colleges Clean Up in U.S. News Rankings

Pennsylvania colleges and universities earned a number of the top spots.
Phone Scam Costs Resident $2,500, Construction Equipment Reported Stolen

Phone Scam Costs Resident $2,500, Construction Equipment Reported Stolen

A wallet was reported stolen from a car at the Newtown Athletic Club and CVS suspects a man stole $230 in baby formula.
PennDOT, State Farm Partner in Roving Safety Patrols

PennDOT, State Farm Partner in Roving Safety Patrols

The sponsorship will offset about 11 percent of annual cost of the $4 million service, which will now be called the State Farm Safety Patrol