Saturday, April 6, 2013
If you missed some news this week, here's the top-five headlines from Bensalem Patch.
Arson Charges Filed in Connection to October 2012 FireAngelo Grecco Capria, 23, is in Bucks County Prison after being charged with arson, reckless burning or exploding and other related charges in relation to an October 2012 fire in Middletown, according to a court docket. VIDEO: Track Team Honored at School Board Meeting: Twelve high school students attended the Indoor Track State Championship Meet and were honored with certificates of recognition for their participation. SEPTA Train Strikes, Kills Man: A 21-year-old man was struck and killed by a Trenton-bound SEPTA train near Bristol Station, according to SEPTA officials. Bensalem Veteran Announces Candidacy for Congress: Kevin Strouse, a Bensalem native and veteran Army Ranger of Iraq …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Catch up on Bensalem headlines you may have missed this week.
Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold in Bensalem: A winning Mega Millions ticket worth $250,000 was sold at Bensalem Beer & Soda. If you won the Mega Millions would you tip the person who sold you the ticket? When Will School Gym Open to Public as Community Center?: The Bensalem Township High School gym, which opened to students in December 2011 was supposed to open to the township as a community center soon after, but is still not open to township residents. Stolen Vehicle Found During State Police Patrol: Police reported to a complaint of a suspicious person who, after investigation, turned out to be in possession of a stolen vehicle and was in possession of a prohibited offensive weapon, police said. What Would You do if You Found $30K …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Catch up on the week's top headlines from Bensalem.
Pillsbury Bake-Off Is 'Super Bowl of Cooking,' Bensalem Competitor Says: Bensalem's Kelli Haskins is a semifinalist in 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off Competition with her recipe for Smoky Chorizo Pizza. Babysitter Gets Probation for Assault, Child Endangerment: Cindy Berdick of Bensalem was sentenced to five years probation and is banned from babysitting after she pleaded guilty to simple assault and child endangerment charges. Rothman Institute Mural Finds New Home: Pieces of the Healing Garden mural found in the lobby of the Rothman Institute will be preserved and moved to other doctor's offices. $46K Raised for Burn Victim: Friends of Billy Greene have raised $46,000 thus far for Billy Greene, the man who sustained third degree burns on 80 …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Catch up on headlines from the past week.
Should Stores Charge for Customers to Use Carts? Stores like Aldi and Bottom Dollar charge a 25 cent deposit to use a shopping cart. Is this a good practice? Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Amtrak Train in Croydon: A pedestrian who was trespassing was struck and killed by an Amtrak in Croydon Tuesday night, Amtrak officials said. Stolen Handguns Recovered at Gun Buyback: Nearly 600 firearms, two of which were stolen, were collected at Bensalem Township's anonymous gun buyback events held in February, according to the Bensalem Police Department. Missing Bensalem Man Found, Detained in Philadelphia: Marcian Newman, the Bensalem man who was last seen on Jan. 27, has been located and is currently being detained in Philadelphia, police said. Drama…
Sunday, February 17, 2013
The Bensalem community prepares for annual Polar Plunge, and more.
20 Arrested in $1.5M Bensalem Conspiracy Probe: The former Bensalem School District business administrator is arrested in connection with a massive conspiracy investigation involving thefts from the district. Driver Surrenders After Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident: The driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident turned himself in to authorities, Bensalem Police say. Saladworks on Street Road is Top-Performing Store: One of Bensalem's Saladworks locations was a high performing store in 2012. Bensalem Reacts to Pope's Resignation: Residents and Bensalem's Catholic community speak out about Pope Benedict's decision to resign. Take a Plunge for Special Olympics: The 5th Annual Polar Plunge will be held at Neshaminy State Park on Saturday, Feb. …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Catch up on the past week's headlines.
Man Gets Life for Murdering 18-Month-Old Girl: Adrian Allen pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and child endangerment on Tuesday and was sentenced to life in prison. Gino's Closes Due to 'Conflicting Interest': Bensalem lost another restaurant with the closure of Gino's Burgers and Chicken, though there is no way of knowing it from the sign at the building's entrance that is still advertising a new menu and cheaper prices. Bensalem's Stealin' the Covers Band Debuts: A Bensalem-based six-piece cover band—Stealin' the Covers—made its debut on Saturday, Feb. 2 in nearby New Hope. Amtrak Train Halts After Striking Large Bird: An Amtrak train was delayed for nearly an hour on Saturday after striking a large bird, an Amtrak official said. 13…
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Here's some news you may have missed this week.
Child Molester Sentenced to 494 Years: A Falls Township tattoo artist was sentenced to 494.5 to 989 years in prison after being found guilty of 170 sex-related charges. Area Copper Thefts Continue: As copper thefts continue locally they are also becoming more widespread in the U.S., the Coalition Against Copper Theft says. Police: Exterminator Murders Young Doctor During Argument: Police release more details about the murder of Philadelphia doctor Melissa Ketunuti, who was allegedly killed by a Levittown exterminator, Jason Smith. Code Blue Alert Continues Through Jan. 28: The National Weather Service is predicting more frigid temperatures, which has caused Bucks County to extend the Code Blue declaration through Monday, Jan. 28. Trevose …
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Catch up on some headlines you may have missed this week.
Man 'Engulfed in Flames' at Adams Carpet Fire: An electrician and an employee of Adams Carpet were taken to hospitals with burns after an electrical fire caused an explosion at the store on Thursday evening, police said. Bensalem Mayor to Run for Re-election in 2013: Joseph DiGirolamo has been Bensalem's mayor for 20 years, and he's looking to extend that to a sixth term. Man in Jail After Robbing, Stabbing a Man who Bummed Him a Cigarette: A 29-year-old man Bensalem man is in jail after robbing and stabbing a man who gave him a cigarette, according to reports. Flu Epidemic Preparations Underway at Urgent Care Center: A Bensalem urgent care center has begun to implement protocols for a potential flu epidemic. Man Arrested for 26 Jewelry …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Get caught up on some Bensalem news you may have missed.
Bensalem Woman Charged with Homicide in Bristol Motorcycle Crash: A Bensalem woman was charged Wednesday with numerous offenses in connection with a deadly motorcycle crash that happened along Newportville Road. Council Names Kisselback President for 2013: At Monday's reorganization meeting, Ed Kisselback was appointed president, and several other changes in leadership were made. Deacon Charged with Sexual Assault of 13-Year-Old Girl: A church Deacon has been charged with rape and related charges, according to the Bensalem Police Special Victims Unit. County Approves Bike Trail Plan: Bucks County's Bicycle Task Force now will help municipalities implement the county-wide comprehensive plan. Bensalem Man Admits to Sexually Assaulting 5-…
Sunday, January 6, 2013
If you missed out on the news this week, here's what happened in Bensalem.
Six Cases of Retail Theft Among Police Reports: Bensalem Township Police Department released a blotter that detailed six cases of retail theft. Health Inspections: Is Your Favorite Restaurant Clean?: The Department of Health inspected 11 food establishments between Dec. 27-31, nine of which had code violations. Meet Bensalem Patch's New Editor: There's a new editor in town. Jesseka Kadylak has taken over the reins of Bensalem Patch. Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Bristol Borough: A pedestrian was struck and killed in Bristol near the intersection of Route 13 and 4th Avenue. Who's Hiring: Golden Corral, T-Mobile, Anytime Fitness and More: Are you looking for a new job? These businesses in the Bensalem area and nearby are hiring.