Sunday, January 6, 2013
Bensalem Township Police Department located the 82-year-old man who went missing on Saturday, Jan. 5.
Police located the 82-year-old man who was reported missing from Parx Casino on Saturday, Jan. 5. "Mr. Paparella was located and is in good health," Sgt. Andrew Aninsman said in a press release from the Bensalem Police Department. Earlier reports explained that Dominick Paparella who has dementia and hadn't driven a vehicle in more than a year, was last seen Saturday morning operating a 2001 silver Infiniti I30. Paparella returned to the Casino on Saturday evening—after having been last seen at 5 a.m.—exited his vehicle and walked around, but couldn't find his vehicle again, police said. He asked for help locating his vehicle, but when it was realized that he was the missing male, Paparella had already driven away. A police alert was put …
Bensalem Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing New Jersey man with dementia; he was last seen at Parx Casino.
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Sunday, January 6
Police are asking for hel finding a missing 82-year-old man who suffers from dementia, accorind to a news release from Bensalem PD. Dominick Paparella, of West Windsor N.J., was last seen at the Parx Casino at about 5 a.m. Saturday morning, Jn. 5.. He was last seen operating 2001 silver Infiniti I30 New Jersey plate # KUK66X, but he has not driven a vehicle for over 1 year. Get police news delivered to your inbox with Patch's free newsletter. Sign up here. Sometime Friday, he was driven to the casino by his wife. His wife was in the Casino when Paparella took the vehicle. A silver alert has been activated in New Jersey. Paparella may have travelled back to New Jersey, but his whereabouts now is unknown. He is unaware of locations and may …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
A hefty sum of casino grant money will be used to fix deteriorating roofs.
Bristol Township recently approved the use of nearly $100,000 from 2011's casino impact grant money to fix roofs at two municipal buildings. The township adminstration building and the public works building will be getting the work done, the Bucks County Courier Times reported. The township had to approve to spend the money before 2013 begins. Bristol's municipal headquarters is on Bath Road and the public works building is on River Road in Croydon. As part of the 2012 casino grants, Bristol Township was given $220,000 to upgrade emergency radio systems for the town's first responders. Also received was $597,431 to retrofit street lights to new, more efficient LED bulbs. Click here to read more about the project from the Courier Related:
Monday, November 19, 2012
The grants will be used to purchase police equipment, a fueling station, emergency radios, LED street lights and more.
The Bucks County Redevelopment Authority's Board of Directors awarded nearly $4 million worth of gaming grants to the Levittown-area communities that are directly impacted by Parx Casino. The impact grants have awarded millions of dollars to Lower Bucks County towns. The authority said in a release that they asked townships surrounding Bensalem - where Parx is based - and the county to submit grant request for their most pressing projects which need funding. Bristol Borough was awarded $194,644 for the purchase of a wastewater jet truck. The trucks are often used to clear obstructions and blockages from pipes. Bristol Township was granted $220,000 to upgrade emergency radio systems for the town's first responders. The township also …