Archive: July, 2012
The Levittown branch of the Bucks County Free Library is getting a makeover, thanks to an $80,000 donation and pledge of an additional $20,000.
The money, raised by the Friends of the Levittown Library, is being used for new shelves, seats and carpeting for the 17-year-old library, volunteer Jim Puzo said Thursday.
The children’s section has been brightened up with a fresh coat of paint, he said, and tables and activities have been added.
Two senior centers in Bristol Borough and Bristol Township will open July 4 to provide a respite from the excessive heat and humidity.
The Lower Bucks Senior Center, at 301 Wood St. in the borough, and the Bristol Township Senior Center, at 2501 Bath Rd., will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., the county information office said Tuesday.
Seniors age 60 and older who do not have a fan or air conditioner may be able to get a fan from the Area Agency on Aging. Seniors also can get help by calling the agency at 267-880-5700 during this period of extreme heat.
A Neshaminy school bus driver and a cafeteria aide were killed in a motorcycle accident Saturday, a day before the driver's 29th wedding anniversary.
John Edel, 52, of Trevose, and his passenger, Ellen Kelly, 50, of Penndel, were killed when his 2005 Yamaha Warrior motorcycle hit a Chevrolet Impala at Street Road and Knowles Avenue in Upper Southampton, police said. The accident is still under investigation.
Kathy Edel said she learned of her husband's death the next day - "on our anniversary," she said Monday outside their Philmont Avenue home. "Police couldn't find his ID because of where he kept it on the motorcycle."