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Nearly 200 Lose Jobs in Bucks County Walmart Closure

The retailer said in a statement that the store at 100 Commerce Circle in Bristol Park will close to the public on Nov. 9 though the pharmacy will close on Oct. 30. Shutterstock Walmart is closing its Bristol, Pa., store next month and 197 employees who work there will be affected, according to a Wo

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-10-19 03:58:24

Free tours of Tall Ship Gazela highlight Bristol Day

Free tours of the Gazela will highlight Historic Bristol Day on Saturday, Oct. 21.Free tours of the Gazela will highlight Historic Bristol Day on Saturday, Oct. 21. Bristol Borough >> Free tours of the Tall Ship "Gazela" highlight this year's Historic Bristol Day to be held on Saturday, October 21 (

BUCKSLOCALNEWS.COM - 2017-10-19 18:19:14

Guest Opinion: Betting on small towns like Bristol

Big things are happening in historic Bristol Borough. Like so many small, blue collar towns, this proud and once prosperous community fell on hard times when neighboring factories closed or downsized, resulting in a downward spiral of investment and diminished confidence in the town's future. But th


Masked Men Robbed Women At Gunpoint In Bristol Early Wednesday: Police

BRISTOL BOROUGH, PA - Two women were robbed at gunpoint inside a Bristol Borough home during an early-morning robbery Wednesday, police said. Three masked men - one with a revolver, one with a semi-automatic handgun- entered a home along the 300 block of Market Street around 2 a.m., according to inf

PATCH - 2017-10-19 02:16:18

Formal arraignment in I-95 fatal crash set for November

A 24-year-old Trenton man will be formally arraigned on multiple charges, including third-degree murder, in November for his alleged role in a crash earlier this year on Interstate 95 in Bucks County that left one woman dead and two other passengers injured. Arthur Lewis, of Lalor Avenue, is accused


Residents question proposed sales of closed Bristol Township schools

As residents complained to the Bristol Township school board Monday about the proposed sale prices of four closed elementary schools, the district solicitor challenged them to make better offers. "What is under advisement is who we're selling to, not whether to sell it," solicitor David Truelove sai


Man Charged With Raping 2 Children In Bristol Borough: Police

A 21-year-old Philadelphia man has been arrested and charged with raping an 11-year-old in Bristol Borough, police announced. According to police, Richardo Saez allegedly raped the child at their Bristol Borough home last month. Saez was known to the victim as an associate of the family, police said


Free Fall Clean Up Event This Weekend In Bristol Township

BRISTOL TOWNSHIP, PA - Looking to clean up the house ahead of winter? Well, if you're a Bristol Township resident, now's the time. A fall cleanup day for Bristol Township residents will be held this Saturday, Oct. 21 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Bristol Township Municipal Complex, 2501 Bath Road

PATCH - 2017-10-18 17:29:41

Police ID Woman Killed By Bus At Voorhees Town Center, Witnesses Sought

VOORHEES TOWNSHIP, NJ - An 86-year-old Cherry Hill woman has been identified as the victim of a fatal accident involving an NJ Transit bus at the Voorhees Town Center Tuesday afternoon. Dolores Earley was killed after being struck by the bus at about 1:41 p.m. on Tuesday, according to the Camden Cou

PATCH - 2017-10-18 12:35:06

Woman struck, killed by NJ Transit bus outside mall identified

VOORHEES -- The pedestrian killed by an NJ Transit bus outside of Boscov's department store Tuesday afternoon has been identified by authorities as an 86-year-old Cherry Hill resident. Dolores Earley was leaving the department store's north entrance in the Voorhees Town Center at 1:41 p.m when she

NJ.COM - 2017-10-18 13:41:28

SEPTA Regional Rail slowed after man killed on tracks near Fern Rock

A man was fatally struck by a SEPTA train Thursday afternoon two miles north of the Fern Rock Transportation Center, resulting in the suspension of several regional rail lines and causing delays throughout the system. The man was hit by an outbound Warminster train around 3:30 p.m., said SEPTA spoke

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-10-19 18:11:00

Cops Crack Down On Drivers Who Pass Stopped School Buses

Bristol Township police said there's no reason drivers should not halt when school buses have their stop lights on and students are loading or unloading. Officers took to the streets of the township as part of the 21st annual Operation Safe Stop program that took place across Pennsylvania. The progr

LEVITTOWNNOW.COM - 2017-10-19 18:34:00

Family recalls slain teen as smiling, caring girl who wanted to be nurse

PEMBERTON TWP. -- Many teenagers wouldn't be excited about spending their precious weekend time tutoring elementary school students, but that's what India Simeon, 17, was doing Saturday afternoon, according to her family. Just hours later, she was gunned down outside a home in Willingboro by an unkn

NJ.COM - 2017-10-19 20:35:09

Trial for man accused of killing retired DOC officer begins

MOUNT HOLLY -- A trial for a man accused of killing his friend, a former corrections officer, and leaving his body in a parked car is underway. A murder trial began Wednesday for Quinnizel Clark. Photo provided Quinnizel Clark, 35, of Belleville, Essex County, is facing murder and weapons charges i

NJ.COM - 2017-10-19 17:36:36

LOOSE ENDS: A passion for art and stories

I felt like a fraud among the throngs of kids at the Princeton Public Library's Children's Book Festival a few weeks ago. More than 80 acclaimed authors and illustrators in children's literature gathered on Hinds Plaza to meet, interact with and sign books for hundreds of young readers and their par

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-19 16:30:00

Radio reminders help Bucks County police stay safe on the job

Bucks County emergency dispatchers, seen here working from the radio room in Ivyland, have been issuing daily tips and reminders to police officers on duty. Courtesy of Bucks County Department of Emergency Communications "Think before you speak. Remember, you are judged by what you say." "You cannot


Moore in a Minute: Are 'moral victories' enough for Sixers?

On this episode of Moore in a Minute, the Sixers played the Wizards tough in the opener on Wednesday, but Tom Moore wonders if playing tough is going to be enough for fans. The Bucks County Courier Times, formerly part of PhillyBurbs, is the leader in covering Bucks County sports, scores, news, com


Fairless Hills Athletic Association Haunted House & Hayride

This year Fairless Hills Athletic Association will feature 2 haunted attractions - Haunted House and Haunted Hayride. Price levels and discounts are: Haunted House- $6 Haunted Hayride- $6 Combo pass for both attractions- $10 *Wear your fall sports league jersey or spirit wear and receive a $1

PATCH - 2017-10-19 17:58:32

Security beefed up at CB West after deer carcass found

Central Bucks West High School is taking additional security measures after groundskeepers discovered a deer carcass hanging from the football stadium bleachers early Wednesday morning, district officials said. The incident, which happened three days before the scheduled Saturday Central Bucks East-


Time To Buy: Mortgage Rates Sink To Lowest Levels In Weeks

Mortgage rates have slid to their lowest levels in a few weeks, giving borrowers a good opportunity to lock in a low rate before expected rate increases. The average for the benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped for the first time in three weeks in Bankrate's weekly survey. Markets believe t

PATCH - 2017-10-19 14:51:22