Regional Roundup: Changes Requested After Deadly Crashes
Centennial board approves plan to relocate elementary school students.
Here are some highlights in our region.
Deadly Crashes Prompt Request for Changes: After two recent fatal vehicle versus pedestrian accidents on Easton Road, Horsham Township has submitted a letter to PennDOT filled with recommendations on how to make the road safer.
Elementary School Student Relocation Approved: The Centennial consolidation plan took another step forward as board OK'd the movement of Longstreth, McDonald-Davis and Stackpole students to their new buildings in September.
Neshaminy Senior Wins Scholarship Contest: A Neshaminy High School senior won the 2012 Miss Irish Scholarship Essay and Contest.
Neshaminy Looks for Cost-Saving Ideas: While the Neshaminy School District is continuing the line-by-line review of the 2012-2013 preliminary budget that has a nearly $12 million deficit, district officials are asking the public for help.
Bensalem Police Announce 3 Arrests: Charges include underage drinking.
Therapy Dogs Help Pennsbury Students Learn: Students have been working with therapy dog teams, which are believed to build student motivation, enhance focus and increase on-task behaviors.
Man Crashes Car, Threatens Suicide: Bristol Township police said an armed 25-year-old man smashed into a car with a child inside. The knife-weilding man also threatened to kill himself, according to police.
Choir Headed to Costa Rica: Is there a better way to spend winter break than in sunny Central America? Members of Council Rock South's choral department will get to do just that as they are planning a trip this year to Costa Rica.
Newtown Borough Getting Behind Effort to Protect Historic Bridge: Borough Council will send a letter to PennDOT requesting another meeting regarding the proposed rehabilitation of the Centre Avenue Bridge.
Central Bucks Board Backs Middle School Changes: Despite impassioned pleas from parents, board says it backs administrative recommendation to cut electives, increase class length.
Dozen Jazz Bands Set for Competition: A dozen jazz bands from throughout Bucks County will be spending St. Patrick's Day evening competing in Jazz on the West Side Saturday at Central Bucks High School West.