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  1. Quakertown HS parent wants school board to reconsider testing policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | WFMZ

    A Quakertown Community School District parent is asking the school board to reconsider a testing policy for students in sixth through 12th grade. At the Thursday evening school board meeting, Melinda Rizzo, of Milford Township, said a current policy that allows a student to retake a test if they receive a 70 percent or lower should be reviewed further by the board.

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  2. 2014 South Jersey Pumpkin Show winner weighs in at 1,125 poundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Gloucester County Times

    Alex McCracken of Quakertown Pennsylvania stands next to his winning 1,125-pound pumpkin along with staff member JJ Simon at the 2014 South Jersey Pumpkin Show Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off. The South Jersey Pumpkin Show 2014 Big Pumpkin Weigh Off was held on Oct. 12. Nine giant pumpkins participated from New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania.

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  3. Charles 'Bud' Hollenbach, 89, teacher, football coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Philly.com

    ... Mr. Hollenbach mentored and encouraged generations of players and students. He was inducted into the Pennridge-Quakertown Area Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012. Born in Allentown, Mr. Hollenbach was a 1943 graduate of Allentown High School, where he ...

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  4. Four local branches among 17 being closed by First NiagaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Business Journal

    Citing a decline in the number of in-branch transactions, First Niagara Financial Group said Monday it will consolidate 17 branches and two drive-through-only locations across its four-state footprint in January, including four in the Philadelphia area. Locations in Hatfield, Quakertown, Allentown and Somerton in Northeast Philadelphia will be consolidated into nearby branches.

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  5. Pennridge mourns death of longtime grid coach Charles 'Bud' HollenbachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Philly.com

    ... and Sunday for Hollenbach, who taught at Pennridge between 1952 and 1985 and who was inducted into the Pennridge-Quakertown Area Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012. Local officials on Sunday acknowledged Hollenbach's connection to the Pennridge football ...

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  6. N-G's DiFrancesco on football missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Philly.com

    ... a longtime teacher and assistant coach at Pennridge. The Sellersville resident was inducted into the Pennridge-Quakertown Sports Hall of Fame in 2012. Before returning to coach Pennridge last season after an eight-year break, Jeff Hollenbach ...

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  7. Retired Pennridge coach dies after auto crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Philly.com

    ... to 1985. He was a member of the football team's coaching staff for 25 years, and was inducted into the Pennridge-Quakertown Area Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012, the newspaper said. Jeff Hollenbach was head coach at Pennridge from 1997 to 2004, and ...

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  8. Report: Former Coach Dies After Car CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | NBC Philadelphia

    ... Charles Hollenbach was a former football coach and teacher at Pennridge and was inducted into the Pennridge-Quakertown Area Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012. His son Jeff Hollenbach is the current Pennridge football coach. Charles and Margaret ...

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  9. Former Pennridge football coach passes away as result of car accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Morning Call

    ... 1952 to 1985. He was part of the football team's coaching staff for 25 years and was inducted into the Pennridge-Quakertown Area Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012. "The entire Pennridge family extends its condolences to the Hollenbach family at this ...

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  10. Meeting to discuss heroin epidemic in Bucks is plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Philly.com

    QUAKERTOWN A town-hall-style meeting Oct. 30 in Quakertown will discuss the heroin epidemic in Bucks County and the nation. Speakers at the 7 p.m. meeting at Morning Star Fellowship Church will include State Reps.

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  11. Traffic accident occurred along Route 309 in BucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    It happened at 2:09 p.m. at the intersection of Route 309 and Pumping Station Road, in Richland Township north of Quakertown, according to the Bucks County Communications Center.

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  12. Quakertown SB addresses traffic issues at elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WFMZ

    The Quakertown Community School District at Thursday evening's meeting agreed to remedy the parking and bus loop situation at Tohickon Valley Elementary School . Tohickon Valley Elementary School Principal Scott Godshalk emphasized the problems posed by the lack of parking and the bus drop off area.

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  13. Quakertown council receives update on revitalization effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WFMZ

    The Borough of Quakertown is buzzing with revitalization and borough Economic Development Consultant Edward Scholl is excited about the future. "The downtown triangle project is moving along well," Scholl said.

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  14. Quakertown council receives update on revitalization effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WFMZ

    Revitalization is buzzing in the Borough of Quakertown and borough Economic Development Consultant Edward Scholl is excited about the future. "The downtown triangle project is moving along well," Scholl said.

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  15. Lower Macungie man operated illegal sports betting at Sands Casino, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | NJ.com

    ... workers and pit bosses place bets with him, police said. On Nov. 7, 2013, Peterson arranged to meet Orzel at a Quakertown Applebee's to pay him the final installment of a $2,000 outstanding gambling debt. Orzel told police the owner of the website ...

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  16. Birth: Trevor Kyle Young was born on July 15, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | NJ.com

    ... llett of Flemington; and the great-grandson of Ronald and Nancy Tillett Sr. of Lambertville and Patricia Young of Quakertown, Pa., and the late Carl Young.

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  17. Introducing the CAT6 Feed Through Patch Panels from NetworxaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... In fact, they were designed to meet and exceed industry standards. The Computer Cable Store, located in Quakertown, PA, is "the one stop source for custom cables and connectivity solutions." The number one goal of the Computer Cable Store is to ...

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  18. Securea Cable Ties Announces New Product: Miniature Reusable Tie WrapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... Secure Cable Ties offers free ground shipping with any order of $50 or more. Securea Cable Ties, based in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, sells a wide selection of cable ties, hook and loops, cable wraps, mounts, hangers, tools and accessories. Available ...

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  19. Bucks County Woman Charged With Meth, Cocaine, Pill Possession in Montgomery Twp.Read the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | TheAlternativePress.com

    ... Pike, and the driver, identified as Klatcher, told polie she was coming from Philadelphia and on the way home to Quakertown, police said. Police said Klatcher was very nervous and her hands were shaking uncontrollably, and she looked "disheveled and ...

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  20. Furia Rubel Communications Hires Megan Quinn as Account CoordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... in speech communication with a concentration in public relations and a minor in print media studies. She lives in Quakertown, Pa. Founded in 2002, Furia Rubel Communications is an integrated and strategic marketing and public relations agency with a ...

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