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  1. Funding teacher pensions at forefront of Quakertown meetngRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    School districts across the Commonwealth have felt the crunch of increasing contributions to the Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System . The Quakertown Community School District Wednesday evening hosted a joint Bucks, Lehigh and Northampton Legislative Council meeting featuring PSERS Executive Director Glen Grell and panelists Michael Faccinetto, president of the Bethlehem Area School District School Board; Dr. Samuel Lee, superintendent of the Bristol Township School District; Darryl Schafer, vice president of the Northwestern Lehigh School District School Board; and Paul Stepanoff, president of the QCSD School Board. 5 comments

  2. Local residents set to walk for a cure SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A Bucks County family is hoping an event Saturday will be a walk to remember. The Cygan family grew up in the Quakertown area as all 11 brothers and sisters graduated from the town's high school.


  3. Sculptor Steve Tobin opens Quakertown area studio to the public for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | The Morning Call

    ... in Richland Township, Bucks C Drive about 20 minutes south of Allentown and Bethlehem on Route 309 toward Quakertown. Just northeast of the borough on a semi-rural stretch called California Road, you will find a nondescript industrial park of large ...


  4. Quakertown Community SB wrangle over solar panel contractRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | WFMZ

    A contract for a photovoltaic electric power generation system has sparked debate among the Quakertown Community School District School Board. At Thursday evening's meeting, the board debated a contract with Moore Energy, Southampton, for installation of the PV solar panels on the roof of Quakertown Community High School.


  5. Bucks County: the great outdoors in our own backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Philadelphia Gay News

    ... disc golf, rent horses, go geocaching or just sit with a book and enjoy the peace and quiet. The Nock is near Quakertown, a small town that offers a couple of spots that you might find curious enough to wander into town for. For one, you'll want to ...


  6. New Vitae Wellness and Recovery to Host Booth at Quakertown Arts AliveRead the original story

    May 13, 2015 | PR.com

    Quakertown, PA, May 13, 2015 -- -- Date: May 16, 2015 Time: 10 a.m. 4 p.m. Location: 117 W. Broad Street, Quakertown, Pa 18951 Details: In conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Month, New Vitae Wellness and Recovery, a Bucks County-based behavioral health organization, will offer depression screenings, giveaways and information at a booth during the annual Quakertown Arts Alive! festival. Now in its 15th year, the festival features booths from artists, crafters, jewelers, musicians, and more.


  7. Meet The Newest Member Of The Force: New Lansdale Officer Sworn InRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Patch.com

    Jessica Whiteside, a Quakertown, PA native, studied law enforcement and police science at Upper Bucks Vocational School. She is also a certified Emergency Medical Technician and works for Central Bucks EMS.


  8. Amy's Ride/Walk through Bucks County raises money for pancreatic researchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | The Morning Call

    The siblings of Amy Cygan Spier, a lifelong resident of Quakertown, have organized an event, Amy's Ride/Walk Against Pancreatic Cancer, to raise funds and awareness about the disease. The event will be held starting at 6:45 a.m. Saturday, May 16. Pictured are: Back row, from left: Nathan Cygan, Dave Cygan, Greg Cygan, Mike Cygan, Steve Cygan and Tony Cygan.


  9. Glen Bowman: Dr. Palemon John brought new blood to Elizabeth CityRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | The Daily Advance

    I was born and raised outside of Quakertown, Penn., and consider my distant Quaker and abolitionist ancestry as a point of pride. As such I am intrigued that my adopted home has had a long history with the Quaker State.


  10. Arts Around Town: McCoole's main stage in Quakertown to open with 'Gypsy'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Star of the Day Event Productions opens the inaugural main stage season at McCoole's Arts & Events Place, 10 S. Main St., Quakertown, Bucks County, on Friday at 8 p.m., with the musical production of "Gypsy." The production runs through May 17. This classic 1959 musical, with music by Jules Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by Arthur Laurents, is loosely based on the 1957 memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, famous striptease artist, and her show-business mother, Momma Rose, "the ultimate show business mother."


  11. Les Cockrell: City slates events to celebrate Bike MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... Bicycle Center and Querencia Community Bike Shop. Residents are invited to bring their blankets and chairs to Quakertown Park for pre-movie trivia, followed by the screening of the bicycle-themed classic Breaking Away . The movie is sponsored by ...


  12. Theater: Star of the Day debuts with 'Gypsy' in QuakertownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The Morning Call

    ... BREWER) The first main stage production for the Star of the Day Event Productions, a new theater company in Quakertown, is the quintessential musical about show business, "Gypsy." "It's one of those stories," says Kirsten Almeida, director and owner ...


  13. Fired Allentown police officer accused of assaults to face trialRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | The Morning Call

    ... on three suspects last year was ordered Wednesday to face trial in Lehigh County Court. Ryan G. Alles, 28, of Quakertown had been charged with two counts each of aggravated assault and simple assault for allegedly using his Taser on two suspects and ... 1 comment

  14. Box truck driver pronounced dead in turnpike accident, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | NJ.com

    ... Lower Macungie Township. The turnpike commission detoured northbound traffic beginning at 12:36 p.m. between the Quakertown and Lehigh Valley interchanges, lifting the detour about 5 p.m., Doyle said. Pennsylvania State Police investigated the crash ...


  15. Store Bill for $1,441 After Identity Theft from New Canaan WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... only to be told that she'd already been charged $1,441. The bill was from a BJ's Wholesale Club store in Quakertown, PA. The company agreed to drop the bill, so the victim didn't have to pay anything. The woman told New Canaan police the next day ...


  16. Gannon Softball Captures Runner-Up Finish at PSAC Tournament; Falls...Read the original story

    May 2, 2015 | Gannon University Athletics

    Quakertown, Pa. The Short Story: Then there were two. Featuring two teams from the Western Division, the Gannon softball team made its first appearance in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Championship Saturday at Veterans Park in Quakertown, Pa.


  17. Gannon Softball Doubles Up No. 25 West Chester, 8-4; Clinches Spot in PSAC Championship GameRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | Gannon University Athletics

    Quakertown, Pa. The Short Story: The Western Division third-seeded Gannon softball team clinched its first appearance in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference title game following an 8-4 victory over Eastern Division top-seed and 25th nationally-ranked West Chester at Veterans Park Friday.


  18. Gannon Softball Earns Wins over Bloomsburg and California (Pa.) on Day One of PSAC TournamentRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Gannon University Athletics

    Quakertown, Pa. The Short Story: Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Western Division third-seeded Gannon softball team opened the PSAC Tournament at Veterans Park Thursday with victories over Eastern Division second-seed Bloomsburg and Western Division top-seed California .


  19. Gannon Softball Makes Fifth Consecutive Appearance at PSAC...Read the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Gannon University Athletics

    ... TOURNAMENT For the third straight year, the PSAC Softball Tournament will be held at Veteran's Park located in Quakertown, Pa. Home of the Richland Area Softball Association (RASA), the complex offers a four-diamond facility with lights for the ...


  20. Troopers: man, drunk, was sitting in car with 1/2 pound of potRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Morning Call

    State police say a Quakertown man was sitting in his car on the shoulder of a ramp from I-78 to Route 309 in Upper Saucon Sunday morning with more than a half pound of marijuana in the back seat. Rolando Roberto Alphonso Black, 30, of Hyacinth Court, is charged with a series of drug offenses following the traffic stop about 1:27 a.m. He is in Lehigh County prison on $250,000 bail.


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