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  1. 'Time To Think Outside the Box': Supervisors Weigh In On Threatened FarmhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The following opinion piece was submitted by Newtown Township Supervisors Jen Dix and Phil Calabro regarding McGrath Homes' request to tear down a 1840s farmhouse and replace it with a dozen villas at the Villas at Newtown development on Upper Silver Lake Rd. Restoration of the farmhouse was a condition of approval when McGrath received the go-ahead to construct the 172-unit development back in 2006. The issue will be discussed next at a meeting on Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Newtown Township Building.

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  2. Bruce Stevens Appointed as GNEC PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Greater Newtown Exchange Club has appointed Bruce Stevens as interim President to fill the unexpired term of former President Scott Harp. Stevens is a Newtown resident and has been a GNEC member for 28 years and previously served as Club President in 1998.

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  3. Newtown Halloween Art Scene Event Set for Oct. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The day will feature a variety of crafts and activities for the public, including the popular Halloween Window Painting contest held annually on State and Sycamore streets in Newtown. There will also be Cupcake Wars and a Scarecrow Contest.

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  4. Register Breaks Record, Wins Primland; Team Finishes 7thRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | University of North Carolina

    ... moved up 11 spots Tuesday to finish tied for 30th at even-par 216 with a 4-under 68 final round. The senior from Newtown, Pa. made six birdies and one double-bogey on the round. A junior from Dublin, Ireland, Keagan Cummings finished in 48th place ...

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  5. La Salle University woman looking to referee in NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... she works a side job on the sideline at Eagles games. One recent rainy Saturday, Davis was at the George School in Newtown, Pa., out on the field before the game writing down names of the captains in a little notebook. Then Davis took her own place ...

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  6. People Are Dancing to Fire Alarms on VineRead the original story

    Monday | On Social Marketing and Social Change

    ... cosplayers can be seen dancing to the sound of a fire alarm at Shikkaricon 2007, an annual anime convention held in Newtown, Pennsylvania. As of September 2014, the video has gained over 40,000 views. uploaded a video titled "baby dancing to fire ...

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  7. Fate of Newtown Farmhouse to Be Discussed at Oct. 6 MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    The Newtown Township Supervisors will continue the discussion of the future of a farmhouse on Upper Silver Lake Road during a meeting on Monday, Oct 6 at 7 p.m. McGrath Homes, which is nearing completion of its Villas at Newtown development, has asked the township for permission to tear down a 1840s farmhouse and replace it with a dozen villas. Restoration of the farmhouse was a condition of approval when McGrath received the go-ahead to construct the 172-unit development back in 2006.

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  8. Friends, Dolce Carini Impacted by Data Breach, Company SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    A Bucks County-based company has announced more than 100 restaurants that use its software have been impacted by a data breach. Restaurants in Newtown impacted by the data breach include Friends Bar & Grill and Dolce Carini.

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  9. Bucks County Firm Admits Systems Were CompromisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | CBS Local

    But a Bucks County firm that provides checkout equipment for Jimmy John's and other restaurants now admits its systems were compromised. Of the 108 restaurants that Signature Systems of Newtown says were hit by the digital data thieves, there are at least eight in our area .

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  10. Golfers Ranked 17th In The CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | University of North Carolina

    ... tournament, the Carpet Capital Collegiate in Rocky Face, Ga., in early September. Senior Brandon Dalinka from Newtown, Pa., finished in a tie for 10th at 4-under-par 212, while the team finished at 3-under 861 with a 4-under 286 final round. The Tar ...

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  11. Arm cops in schools, but not teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The York Daily Record

    ... teachers the firepower to counter such attacks. We saw that in Pennsylvania early last year in the wake of the Newtown massacre, with lawmakers introducing bills to arm educators. And some of those bills are still kicking around the legislative ...

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  12. Board, Community Remain Divided on Fate of Newtown FarmhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Patch.com

    After nearly three hours of debate Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors made no final decision regarding the fate of a historic farmhouse that a developer is seeking to demolish on Upper Silver Lake Road. McGrath Homes, which is nearing completion of its Villas at Newtown development, is seeking permission to tear down a 1840s farmhouse and replace it with a dozen villas.

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  13. Another view: We should not be arming teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Evening Sun

    Every time there is a tragic attack on innocent school children, lawmakers across the country introduce legislation seeking to give gun-totin' teachers the firepower to counter such attacks. We saw that in Pennsylvania early last year in the wake of the Newtown massacre, with lawmakers introducing bills to arm educators.

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  14. Peace Imagined: The MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | OpEdNews

    ... be a nightmare. So many people decide to come at the last moment. We leave our apartments at Pennswood Village in Newtown, PA at 8am to catch a train from Princeton Junction and arrive in NYC at 10:26am. Coordinating so many different, civilian ...

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  15. Helius Medical Technologies Announces Pilot Study for PoNSaRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Business Wire

    NEWTOWN, Pa. & VANCOUVER, British Columbia-- --Helius Medical Technologies, Inc. announced today that its flagship PoNSa technology would be tested in a double-blind, randomized, sham-controlled pilot efficacy study in volunteer human subjects with a chronic balance deficit due to mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury .

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  16. Vintage B-17 bomber 'Aluminum Overcast' returns to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Jersey Journal

    ... alive the memory of his father, a veteran who passed away recently. "It is a labor of love," said Schiavoni, from Newtown, Pennsylvania. "Part of this is to keep his legacy alive." Although Morrison has no familial connection to the B-17 he said he ...

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  17. Alexandra Cooper impacts BU offense against MidshipmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Daily Free Press

    ... has appeared in eight of BU's nine matches this season, consistent playing time has been hard to come by for the Newtown, Pennsylvania native. Despite never starting a game in her collegiate career so far, Cooper has already matched the number of ...

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  18. Crowd Expected for Supervisors' Decision on Historic FarmhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Patch.com

    The fate of a historic farmhouse on Upper Silver Lake Road will be decided Tuesday by the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors. Developer McGrath Homes is seeking permission from the Newtown Township Supervisors to tear down a 1840s farmhouse and replace it with a dozen villas at its 55-plus development under construction on Upper Silver Lake Road.

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  19. National Penn says it will cut 37 percent of TF Financial's employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Business Journal

    ... doing everything we can to help them find new jobs within National Penn when necessary." National Penn agreed to buy Newtown, Pa.-based TF Financial for $138 million in June. The deal is expected to close later this year. TF Financial has more than ...

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  20. Bucks County Conference Focuses On What Older People Can Do To Promote PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | CBS Local

    A Bucks County retirement community is not resting on its laurels, but reaching out to promote peace in the first ever "Peace Conference at Pennswood Village" Friday. Pennswood Village in Newtown is hosting the conference with breakout sessions like Peace in the Home , Commitment to Peace and Non-Violence and Speaking out for Peace .

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