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  1. Lower Saucon Township Council rejects staff raisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WFMZ

    With only three of five Lower Saucon Township Council members present at Monday night's meeting, a resolution granting three percent pay raises next year for township department heads failed to pass by a three-person majority vote. According to Lower Saucon Solicitor B. Lincoln Treadwell, in order for council to pass pay raises for township employees, a three-of-five council member majority vote must occur.


  2. Quakertown passes 2015 budget with no tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WFMZ

    Quakertown Borough Council at its meeting Wednesday evening officially approved and unanimously adopted the 2015 budget that includes a no tax increase. "Our real estate tax in the borough is the lowest in any of the 54 municipalities in the County of Bucks," he said. 6 comments

  3. Quakertown edged Pennridge for rivalry winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The Quakertown Panthers won their Thanksgiving Day game, edging rival Pennridge 8-7. The Panthers scored first, getting a defensive safety after a goal line stand by the Pennridge defense.


  4. Snow hits the area, slows down holiday travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Eastern Pennsylvania residents we spoke with generally said the snow is beautiful, just difficult to deal with at times. "I actually don't mind it," Quakertown resident, Karen Hodlofski said.


  5. Deer accidents on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | WFMZ

    WFMZ's Jaccii Farris has the story from Bucks County. >>reporter: With the leaves changing and the weather getting cooler..it's that time of year again..


  6. Quakertown HS parent wants school board to reconsider testing policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | WFMZ

    A Quakertown Community School District parent is asking the school board to reconsider a testing policy for students in sixth through 12th grade. At the Thursday evening school board meeting, Melinda Rizzo, of Milford Township, said a current policy that allows a student to retake a test if they receive a 70 percent or lower should be reviewed further by the board.


  7. Traffic accident occurred along Route 309 in BucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    It happened at 2:09 p.m. at the intersection of Route 309 and Pumping Station Road, in Richland Township north of Quakertown, according to the Bucks County Communications Center.


  8. Quakertown SB addresses traffic issues at elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WFMZ

    The Quakertown Community School District at Thursday evening's meeting agreed to remedy the parking and bus loop situation at Tohickon Valley Elementary School . Tohickon Valley Elementary School Principal Scott Godshalk emphasized the problems posed by the lack of parking and the bus drop off area.


  9. Quakertown council receives update on revitalization effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WFMZ

    The Borough of Quakertown is buzzing with revitalization and borough Economic Development Consultant Edward Scholl is excited about the future. "The downtown triangle project is moving along well," Scholl said.


  10. Quakertown council receives update on revitalization effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WFMZ

    Revitalization is buzzing in the Borough of Quakertown and borough Economic Development Consultant Edward Scholl is excited about the future. "The downtown triangle project is moving along well," Scholl said.


  11. Quarrel over Common Core: A Pennsylvania PrimerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Depending on who's talking, Common Core is a set of national educational standards that will ensure American students can better compete in a global marketplace when they graduate-whether they're bound for college or immediately entering the workforce. At a July meeting in Quakertown, one objector called common core "socialism."


  12. Quakertown schools limit time spent on homework in classRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | WFMZ

    According to Assistant to the Superintendent Dr. Suzanne Laverick-Stone, a policy entitled "Preparing Students for College and Careers" has been developed that lays out certain parameters to ensure students have the necessary skills such as time management, writing and research to succeed in the future. She also said research has indicated academics often take a second seat to extracurricular activities. 14 comments

  13. No gender lawsuit against QCSD on sports rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | WFMZ

    No legal action is being pursued against Quakertown Community School District on behalf of a male student who has been banned from playing on the Quakertown High School girls' hockey team.


  14. Quakertown School Board lays out improvements to hub transportation systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | WFMZ

    Transportation for nonpublic school students and parents in the Quakertown Community School District should now run smoother than in the past.


  15. Quakertown homeowner's association wants drugs out of communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | WFMZ

    Members of a homeowner's association in Quakertown are concerned about the increase of drug and criminal activity in their community.


  16. No boys on Quakertown's varsity girls' field hockey teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | WFMZ

    Effective immediately, Quakertown Community High School boys will no longer be permitted to play on the high school varsity girls' field hockey team. 52 comments

  17. Police investigating road rage incident in QuakertownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | WFMZ

    Police in Bucks County say they are searching for a man who knocked another person unconscious during a road rage incident. 76 comments

  18. Town meeting sets up tough crowd for Rep. Paul ClymerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    State Rep. Paul Clymer faced a small but cantankerous audience Thursday night when he held a town meeting in the Bucks County Free Library in Quakertown. 8 comments

  19. Traffic Alert: Part of Northeast Extension closing for construction workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | WFMZ

    A part of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike will be closed for several hours for construction work.


  20. Hiker recovering from copperhead snake biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    It's an outdoor paradise, but a hiker at Lehigh Gorge State Park in Carbon County is recovering after a rare, poisonous snake bite. 3 comments

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