Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Denise Brooks, a research director and longtime volunteer in the Council Rock School District, is running to represent Region 3 on the Council Rock School Board.
Denise Brooks, a research director and longtime community volunteer, has announced her candidacy for Council Rock School Board’s Region 3. The seat is currently held by Bernadette Heenan. Region 3 includes Northampton voting districts 1, 11 and 15. Brooks has cross filed, which means Republicans and Democrats can vote for her in the primary election on May 21. Brooks has lived in Northampton Township since 1988. She resides in Richboro with her husband and two children, who are graduates of Council Rock High School South. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Council Rock Education Foundation and the Executive Board of Citizens For Education. Brooks works for LiveWire Research, an online market research company based in …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
In its “12 Days of Giving” Holiday Campaign, Walmart donated $5,000 to a Richboro nonprofit that helps families in need.
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Saturday, December 15, 2012
On the fifth day of its “12 Days of Giving” holiday campaign, Walmart awarded $120,000 to 14 nonprofits “that are creating a better future for children across the country,” according to a news release. The Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank, based in Richboro, was awarded $5,000 from Walmart Friday for its initiative. The Diaper Bank is a non-profit that holds diaper drives to help needy families and individuals in the region by partnering with shelters, food pantries and similar organizations. "There is a hole in the 'safety net'," said Pat Kennedy, president and founder of the Diaper Bank, in an email. "You can't buy diapers with food stamps; WIC doesn't provide diapers and Medicare only provides diapers for those in hospice." Since March…
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Jon Cousin's preliminary hearing has been postponed until October 11 in Richboro.
The preliminary hearing for the Chalfont police officer accused of lying to investigators about being shot on the job has been continued until October. Jon Cousin, 30, of Chalfont, scheduled for a hearing Thursday, but it has been delayed until Oct. 11. Cousin faces a host of charges in relation to the late August incident that occurred while he was the lone officer on patrol in Chalfont Borough. The charges include: false alarm to an agency of public safety, two counts of possessing an instrument of crime with intent, false reports where the offense did not occur, recklessly endangering another person and disorderly conduct. At a press conference last week announcing Cousin's arrest, Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler said the…
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
John Gwiazdowski, 26, is facing several charges related to the Memorial Day morning incident.
A Richboro man is facing several charges after it is alleged he attacked Northampton police officers in a drunken rage. John M. Gwiazdowski, 26, of Second Street Pike, faces a felony count of aggravated assault, a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest and several other lesser charges after his early morning Memorial Day arrest, according to a court docket. Shortly before 3 a.m. Monday, a police officer on patrol found Gwiazdowski sleeping face down in the grass outside the Tru Mark Financial Credit Union in the 900 block of Second Street Pike, just yards from the back of the police station, according to an affidavit of probable cause. After Officer Kenneth Koreck tried several times to unsuccessfully wake the 26-year-old, more officers …
Monday, May 28, 2012
Northampton Township residents gathered to honor those who sacrificed all in a morning ceremony at the Robert J. Dembowski Jr. Veterans Memorial Park in Richboro.
While some enjoy the Memorial Day weekend with cookouts and festivities, many residents take time to reflect and remember those veterans who sacrificed their lives so we may enjoy our freedom in this country. Northampton Township residents gathered to honor those who sacrificed all in a morning ceremony at the Robert J. Dembowski Jr. Veterans Memorial Park in Richboro. If you took photos of the event, feel free to add them to our gallery.
Friday, August 26, 2011
Tangles Hair Salon in Richboro offers back-to-school specials.
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Friday, August 26, 2011
If your whirlwind of back-to-school preparations includes a round of haircuts, this year, things could be a bit more interesting. In anticipation of the school year, Tangles Hair Salon in Richboro is offering back-to-school specials, hair treatments and unique hair extensions meant to turn frazzled summer hair into bouncy, shiny locks with bling. The salon is the only one in the area with these kinds of specials. Tangles, just over a year old, is a sleek family salon owned by mother and daughter duo Anne and Leah Bye that offers haircuts, color, treatments, extensions and facial waxing. They are currently offering a Paul Mitchell deep conditioning treatment for $15 (normally $20), a Healthy Sexy Hair product package of shampoo, conditioner…
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Michael Hartman, of Richboro, was charged for a 2010 car accident in Upper Makefield that killed a mother and her son.
Thursday, July 14, 2011
The Board of Supervisors met last night to continue discussion on the Davis Pontiac site.
While it is moving along meeting by meeting, the process for the Board of Supervisors to decide whether or not to approve the Addisville Commons development continued slowly last night. The Board of Supervisors met at Richboro Middle School at 7 to continue the decision-making process about the Dreher Group's application to put a new development in the old Davis Pontiac site. The auditorium was half full of local residents who, despite previous meetings' performance, kept relatively quiet throughout the evening. Attorney John Ryan began with questioning of the sixth applicant, Bridget Scipione. Last meeting she was accepted as an additional party fighting against the development plan under Ryan, along with Murray Battleman, owner of Shop N…
Monday, July 11, 2011
The latest hair trends, styles, cuts and colors are available at this new-to-the-neighborhood family-centered salon.
Locals looking for the latest in hair trends, color, cuts, highlights and styling can find it at Tangles Hair Salon, centrally located in Richboro. The salon is just the right place to head for a new 'do. With the shop’s bright, crisp and welcoming atmosphere, clients immediately feel at home and at ease. The friendly, dedicated staff prides itself in going above and beyond the call of duty, taking as much time as necessary to consult with each client — whether seeking a completely different hairstyle or listening to exactly what the customer wants. In contrast, if you find yourself in a panic to get a fresh look for an upcoming meeting or school performance, Tangles answers the call. Walk-ins are always welcome. "We consider ourselves a …
Friday, June 24, 2011
Tonight's auction is open to the public and will benefit Churchville Nature Center's many programs.
This year's Fundraising Auction and Member's Social will be held at Churchvillle Nature Center Friends Board President Dan Wasserstrom's Richboro home, 374 Worthington Mill Road. You need not be a member to attend. The evening will begin with a short annual member's meeting at 6:15 p.m. (open to the public). After that, guests are invited to socialize indoors with refreshments while perusing the silent auction items. Or they can choose to enjoy the outdoor patio before the auction begins. The auction will feature items such as an Apple iPAD, golf outings, a getaway weekend at the Four Seasons or Great Wolf Lodge and other items. The Churchville Nature Center holds various fundraisers throughout the year including the spring wildflower sale…