Friday, May 17, 2013
The civil suit asks for monetary compensation.
The sons of Jean Carson, the woman who drowned after falling into Neshaminy Creek while attending a party on Dec. 19, are seeking compensation from the party's host. Robert and David Carson filed a wrongful death civil suit in Bucks County about a week ago that seeks to collect more than $50,000 from party host Edward Brodecki, according to a story on PhillyBurbs.com. The suit says the between the bench and the edge of a drop off to the creek is unguarded by any barrier or railing “and otherwise affords no protection by way of separation from the waterway,” the story says. According to Patch reports, during the course of the party held Brodecki's home in the 900 block of Haunted Lane in Bensalem, Jean Carson stepped outside. When she did…
Monday, March 4, 2013
A family is missing a female yellow lab, while a Pit bull was found on River Road in Croydon.
A Yellow Labrador has been missing since Feb. 23, according to Croydon Town Watch's Facebook page. The 9-month-old lab is named Dakota and has been sighted near the SEPTA train station on Cedar Ave. and Bristol Pike. Leave a comment below or at the Croydon Town Watch Facebook page if you see the dog. While the community keeps a look out for Dakota, Croydon Town Watch would also like help looking for the family of a found pit bull. A brown and white dog was found on River Road in Croydon. If you recognize the dog, please leave a comment on this story or on the Facebook page, so it can be reunited with its family. An earlier version of this article mentioned that a bull dog named Bacon was lost. Croydon Town Watch said Bacon has since been …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
A 65-year-old man was placed under arrest in the Croydon section of Bristol Township.
A 65-year-old New York City man was charged with terroristic threats with intent to terrorize another and harassment after an incident at the Croydon Laundromat on Route 13 (Bristol Pike). Bristol Township police responded to the laundromat on Monday, Feb. 11 after they received a harassment call at 10:14 p.m, court records show. The man arrived and confronted an employee who owes him money and told her, "If I don't get my money, I am going to kill you and make you lose your job," according to an affidavit. The victim told investigators her friend witnessed the threats. Authorities cited the same man two days prior for harassment related on an incident which happened on Saturday, Feb. 2. The man is set to have a preliminary hearing in …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Officials say not to be alarmed by a large number of emergency vehicles at Mary Devine Elementary School on Tuesday morning.
Bristol Township School District officials are asking parents and residents not to be alarmed Tuesday morning if they see a large amount of emergency vehicles outside Mary Devine Elementary School in Croydon. The school is set to be the site of the Bucks County Emergency Management Team's regular meeting. "As part of the School District's Safety and Emergency Plan, members of our administration meet regularly with County representatives to review safety procedures," a statement read. Recently, Walt Disney Elementary School in Falls Township was used by Tullytown police as the site of a weekend active shooter training drill.
Friday, January 11, 2013
The Recorder of Deeds staff will be available in Croydon next week in Croydon to issue Bucks County Veterans ID cards.
Friday, January 11
Bucks County's Recorder of Deeds staff will be available in Croydon to issue Veterans ID cards next week. Interested veterans can go to the Croydon VFW, 901 Bellevue Avenue, on Tuesday, Jan. 15 from 4 - 8 p.m. with their original DD-214 form for the Recorder of Deeds staff to issue cards. Information about the program is available by calling 215-348-6209. To date, the Recorders of Deeds office has processed 5,875 ID cards. Currently, over 500 Bucks County businesses have agreed to offer substantial veterans discounts (5-20 percent on merchandise and services) to those holding the Bucks County Veterans ID card, and more are signing up to participate each day. To register a business to participate in the Veterans ID Card Discount Program, …
Monday, January 7, 2013
A fire that destroyed two boats in the Croydon section of Bristol Township is being investigated as suspicious, officials say.
Authorities plan to resume their investigation into what caused two boats to catch fire at a Croydon marina late Sunday night. Crews from the Croydon, Union and Cornwalls fire companies were dispatched to the Snug Harbor Marina on the Neshaminy Creek for a report of flames at around 11:15 p.m., Bristol Township Fire Marshal Kevin Dippolito said. Officials found the two dry-docked boats ablaze. Special firefighting foam was used to extinguish the fire which was exacerbated by the vessels' fuel, Dippolito said. The fire marshal said the cause of the fire is suspicious, but an investigation can not be completed until foam used to fight the fire dissipates. The Main Avenue marina is surrounded by a wooded area and marshland. A gate blocks …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Crews from Bensalem, Bristol and Lower Southampton searched the Neshaminy Creek and Delaware River for a 73-year-old woman who went missing Wednesday night.
Thursday, 2:01 p.m.: Authorities confirm to Patch that Jean Carson's body was found in the Delaware River near the Burlington-Bristol Bridge in New Jersey. The 73-year-old's body was discovered near the bridge and state police crews removed it from the water, a bridge employee said. Crews removed the body just less than 5 miles from where she disappeared late Wednesday night in the 900 block Haunted Lane in Bensalem. Original Story: First responders are searching along the Neshaminy Creek in Bensalem and the Croydon section of Bristol for a missing 73-year-old woman. The search for Jean Carson began late Wednesday night with police, local fire company boat teams and the Philadelphia Police Department's air unit. Crews from Bensalem, …
Monday, August 20, 2012
Emergency reports indicate Cedar Avenue in Croydon is closed because a tractor trailer got stuck in the underpass.
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Monday, August 20, 2012
Cedar Avenue was closed between State Road and Route 13 in Croydon because a tractor trailer got pinned in the underpass, according to emergency reports. Reports indicate that tractor trailer got stuck while trying to get under the railroad bridge. Police said the trailer would have to be cut apart to be removed. No more information is available at this time.