Thursday, December 27, 2012
Officials in Bristol Borough and along the Neshaminy Creek are warning of flooding on Thursday and Friday following a massive weather system.
Officials in the lower portion of the county are warning residents who live along the Delaware River and Neshaminy Creek that flooding is a threat in the coming days. Bristol Borough emergency management officials said the "Mill Street Parking Lot is likely to flood the next few days on high tide." They also asked residents along Radcliffe Street to secure "floatable" items and to remove electronic and valuables from lower levels. Bucks County emergency planners cautioned residents who live near the banks of the Neshaminy Creek Bristol, Bensalem, Langhorne, Lower Southampton, Middletown and Northampton to "monitor the creek and take protective actions if necessary." Rain and high winds are expected to remain in the region until Thursday …
Saturday, December 22, 2012
While Friday was not the end of the world as we know it, it may have looked like that in Bristol Borough.
Residents and business owners in Bristol Borough awoke to a flooded Mill Street Parking Lot Friday morning. The unexpected flooding partially-submerged several vehicles and pushed debris from the Delaware River throughout the parking lot. Residents tell Patch the Harbor Lights Apartments of Radcliffe Street suffered some flooding. The apartment complex is often a victim when the river swells. The flooding was not expected after Thursday's rain, Emergency Management Coordinator Merle Winslow told PhillyBurbs.com. We want to see your photos/videos of the flooding. Add them by clicking the "Upload Photos and Video" button above this article.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Bristol resident Susan Jann was defeated during Thursday's show.
Susan Jann, a Bristol Borough woman who was on a three-day Jeopardy winning streak, has been defeated. She was defeated on Thursday's show by Mike Wallace of Sunnyside, N.Y. Jann won the quiz show Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Her three-day winnings total $53,800. Jann, who is a a 1998 Council Rock graduate, won $22,800 Monday, $19,600 Tuesday and $11,400 Wednesday. According to a story posted on Bucks Local News, Jann's apperance on Jeopardy was taped in September. Click here to read the Bucks Local News story about Jann's experience on Jeopardy. Related:
The apartment building at the corner of Radcliffe and Mulberry streets in Bristol Borough that were gutted by a massive fire in 2010 may be torn down and replaced by twin homes.
The former apartment building at the corner of Radcliffe and Mulberry streets in Bristol Borough that was wrecked by a massive arson fire in the fall of 2010 may be taken down an replaced with twin homes. Ralph DiGuiseppe, who serves as the borough council president, recently told the zoning board about his plans to build at the site of the fire scared Victorian-style buildings, BucksLocalNews.com reported. By the end of the meeting, the zoning board unanimously vowed to support DiGuiseppe’s lot proposal. Click here to read the full story on BucksLocalNews.com
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Susan Jann, a Bristol Borough resident, won again on Wednesday's episode of Jeopardy.
Susan Jann, who lives in Bristol Borough, has extended her Jeopardy winning streak to three days. Susan Jann won the quiz show Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Her three-day winnings total $53,800. Jeopardy airs weeknights at 7 p.m. on WPVI-6. Jann, a 1998 Council Rock graduate, won $22,800 Monday, $19,600 Tuesday and $11,400 Wednesday. Click here for a full recap of Wednesday's show, in which Jann faced Jeannie Blanke from Newbury Park, CA and Justin Kowal from Glen Burnie, MD. According to a story posted on Bucks Local News, Jann's apperance on Jeopardy was taped in September. Click here to read the Bucks Local News story about Jann's experience on Jeopardy.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Susan Jann's two-day winnings from Monday and Tuesday total $42,400.
A Bristol Borough resident is the current reigning champion on Jeopardy. Susan Jann, a 1998 Council Rock graduate, won the quiz show Monday and Tuesday. Jeopardy airs again tonight at 7 p.m. on WPVI-6. Jann, who now lives in Bristol, won $22,800 Monday and $19,600 on Tuesday. Her two-day total is $42,400. Tuesday's Final Jeopardy question, which Jann and her two competitors answered correctly, was: In 1805 the second in command to this hero said "I wish (he) would stop signaling. We all know what we have to do.” The answer is Horatio Nelson, a flag officer for the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars. Jann wagered $2,500 in Final Jeopardy. Click here for a full recap of Tuesday's show. According to a story posted on Bucks Local News, …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The show, which was taped in September, will air tonight at 7 p.m. on WPVI-6.
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Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Susan Jann, a Bristol Borough resident, will appear on Jeopardy tonight at 7 p.m. on WPVI-6. Click here to see Jann's introduction video on the Jeopardy website. According to a story posted on Bucks Local News, Jann won the contest, which was taped in September. Jann, a 1998 Council Rock graduate, won $22,800 for participating in the quiz show. Thousands apply to be on the nightly game show and only a few hundred make the cut every year. Click here to read the Bucks Local News story about Jann's experience on Jeopardy.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
The man who drove his pick-up truck in the Delaware Canal in Bristol Borough Thursday has been located by police.
The man who was behind the wheel of an older pick-up truck that ended up in the Delaware Canal in Bristol Borough pre-dawn on Thursday has been located, police said. The man did not suffer serious injury and told police he went home to change his wet clothes after the incident, police told Patch. What lead to the truck ending up in the water remains under investigation. Police said they are unsure whether man will face charges. Bristol resident Antonio Harvey told Patch Thursday morning he believes saw the driver of the pick-up walk past him shortly after the crash. The incident happened near Delaware Canal Lagoon Park Fountain off Jefferson Avenue. Police and fire crews used a boat to search the shallow water around the truck for the man…
Friday, December 14, 2012
A man was struck and killed early Friday morning along Route 13.
A man was struck and killed by pick-up truck early Friday morning outside the Golden Eagle Diner on Route 13 in Bristol Borough. According to police Sgt. Pete Faight, the victim was walking in a lane of travel at the Bath Road turn off on Route 13 when a pick-up truck driven by a New Jersey man going to work struck and killed the victim just before 2:30 a.m. NBC 10 identified the man as Enrigue Garcia, 44. The death remains under investigation, but the driver of the truck is fully cooperating with the investigation, Faight said. He added that the driver said he did not see Garcia until it was too late. After striking the Garcia and sending him flying several yards, the driver backed up and parked his car in front of the man's limp body in …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
A truck was pulled from the Delaware Canal in Bristol Borough. The driver has not been located.
Several Bristol Borough residents confirmed that a pick-up truck was found in the canal that runs through town Thursday morning. The truck was pulled by tow crews from the waterway near Delaware Canal Lagoon Park Fountain off Jefferson Avenue. The driver of the vehicle has not be located, according to a report on 6abc.com. Police have not commented on where the driver could be. Patch user Antonio Harvey said the driver of the vehicle fled from the scene. Footage on Channel 6 showed that the vehicle suffered damage when it was pulled from the former canal. The canal was constructed in the 1800s and ran along the Delaware River between Easton and Bristol Borough. We want to see your photos/videos of the truck in the water. Add them by …