Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A 69-year-old Levittown woman is in critical condition after a serious accident on Route 13.
Bristol Township police released more information Tuesday on the serious traffic accident that happened Sunday night at Route 13 and Edgely Road. A 69-year-old Levittown woman suffered serious injuries in the crash and had to freed by firefighters, police said. The woman was taken to Aria Torresdale Hospital and remains in critical condition. The woman was driving a maroon 1996 Buick Roadmaster north on Edgely Road when a silver 2010 Toyota Corolla driven by a 27-year-old Levittown man on Route 13 struck the Buick at the intersection at 6:14 p.m., police said. As of press time, police have released no information on charges. Route 13 was closed between Upper Beaver Dam Road and Haines Road until 10:50 p.m. Police were assisted at the scene…
Walter Miller Elementary School raised $500 for a Bristol Township homeless shelter.
Students at Walter Miller Elementary School in the Levittown section of Middletown raised $500 for a local homeless shelter. Youngsters at the school helped organized a collection to help the Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter in Bristol Township. The money went to “Buck Up Bucks County.” The campaign raises money for the renovate the shelter's kitchen and is sponsored by the Bucks County Courier Times newspaper. "Students in our fourth grade created posters and did daily announcements to promote “Crazy Hat Day,” according to a release from the Neshaminy School District. Students in second grade performed random acts of kindness to help raise money for the shelter, the district said. As of Monday night, the campaign is reported to …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Police, fire and EMS units responded to an accident at Route 13 and Edgely Road in Bristol Township on Sunday.
Emergency crews responded to a serious multi-vehicle accident at Route 13 and Edgely Road in Bristol Township Sunday night. Firefighters responded at around 6:15 p.m. to conduct an auto extrication at the scene, scanner reports indicated. Mulitple vehicles were reported to be invovled. The intersection was blocked for a period of time due to the crash. As of press time, no further information has been released.
The Pennsbury High School career fair will be Monday night.
Sunday, February 24
Pennsbury students, families, and community residents are welcome to attend the 17th annual Pennsbury High School Career Fair scheduled for Monday, February 25th. The event will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 705 Hood Boulevard in Fairless Hills. Guest exhibitors will showcase a full range of careers - from the arts to space science. Students K-12 are encouraged to explore a total of 130 professional exhibits and speak with nearly 300 company representatives to learn more about each field and the educational requirements necessary for success. Business, Computer, and IT Curriculum Coordinator, Frank Mayo, is organizing this year's fair with the help of many volunteers. Admission is free.
Levittown resident Chris King has been reported morning.
Monday, 7:49 p.m.: Chris King's mother, Jan King issued the following statement late Monday: No words can every express our gratidtude to all of you who are helping locate our son. Each day is agonizing. We will lean on everyones prayers and hope that he finds his way home. Please continue to share and look. God Bless Jan King Monday, 10:26 p.m.: Middletown police have released that King was last seen in Bensalem at 4 p.m. last Thursday. He is six-foot-tall and 175 pounds with brown hair and eyes, according to police. Sunday, 10.14 p.m.: A 2012 Neshaminy High School graduate last seen three days ago and has been reported missing to police. A Middletown Township police official confirmed Levittown resident Chris King was reported missing, …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
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Friday, February 22, 2013
A 27-year-old man from Montgomery County made threats and tried to force his way into his ex-girlfriend's Falls Township house.
“I thought you had a guy inside” That was the excuse police say John French, 27, of Gladwyne, told his ex-girlfriend on Tuesday after he made threats and tried to force entry into her home in the 1000 block of Bristol Pike in the Morrisville section of Falls Township, according to an affidavit. A police officer was on the phone with the victim at 10:45 p.m. when he heard French banging on the door and cursing in the background. When all failed, French pleaded with his ex to let him in, police said. Officers responded and took the 27-year-old into custody, police said. Police were called to the house earlier in the evening for a burglary. The victim told police during the earlier call that she came home to finds boot marks, removed window …
A view on Youtube shows a group of Levittown area young people making their own version of the 'Harlem Shake.'
Over the past week, tens of thousands of people around the world have uploaded their version of the "Harlem Shake" to YouTube phenomenon. On Sunday, a video called "Harlem Shake Levittown Edition" appeared online. The 30 second clip quickly went from 4,000 views to 25,000 by the end of Thursday. Dancers met in the parking lot of the Langhorne Square Shopping Center in Middletown. Patch editors in Montgomery County posted their own Harlem Shake video late last week.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
A 27-year-old alleged to be selling drugs was arrested Sunday by cops in Tullytown.
A New York City man after he sold undercover narcotics officers an ounce of cocaine, police said. Wilson Mateo, 27, of New York City, was arrested Sunday morning at the Levittown SEPTA Station in Tullytown, according to court documents and police. The cocaine he had was valued at $2,000 on the street, police said. Mateo was taken into custody without incident, officials stated. The 27-year-old was charged with possession with intent to deliver controlled substance, criminal use of communication facility and dealing in proceeds of unlawful activities, court records show. District Judge Mark Duple arraigned Mateo. He remains in county jail on in lieu of 10 percent of $100,000 bail.
At a preliminary hearing on Wednesday, police dropped a majority of the charges against Anthony Povia, 27, of Hamilton, N.J.
Prosecutors dropped 11 of 14 charges against Anthony Povia, 27, of Hamilton, N.J. Wednesday at a preliminary hearing, according to court records. The 27-year-old is set to face trial in Doylestown on the remaining charges of kidnap to facilitate a felony, robbery and criminal attempt. In Janurary, Povia got into a woman's car at at a fruit shop in the Morrisville section of Falls Township and pulled a large kitchen knife and stated, “ I want the money. Don’t make me hurt you.” He then forced the victim to drive to an ATM on West Trenton Avenue to withdraw money. When she had trouble withdrawing cash, Povia then demanded the victim use her cell phone to call people and to get money, police said. According to court records, the victim told …