July 23, 2004 |
When TGM Associates purchased Hidden Forest in 2003, it was practically new - on the inside. Every unit in this rental property (constructed in 1973 and known then as Harrington Woods) was gutted and rebuilt in 1999. New landscaping and repaving were completed, as well. "Everything was brand new," said Marilyn Thornton, 61, a homemaker. Thornton moved to the complex when it first reopened. "It's very roomy, it has closet space galore . . . and the washer and dryer is a big plus.
July 10, 2004 |
A Bucks County minister was arrested Thursday after exposing himself to young boys in the bathroom of a public pool, authorities said yesterday. W. Mark Bartlett, 47, of Levittown, was arrested by county park rangers at the Oxford Valley Pool in Fairless Hills. District Attorney Diane Gibbons identified Bartlett as the pastor of Levittown Wesleyan Church in Falls Township. He did not return a phone call seeking comment yesterday. According to court records, Bartlett was arrested after exposing himself and masturbating in front of children in the men's bathroom of the county-owned pool.
February 22, 2004 |
Turning to face his most recent landscape, artist Robert Seufert struggled momentarily for a title to describe the scene from Washington Crossing Historic Park. "I've done 1,800 paintings," he said, adding with a gaptoothed smile, "and I've used Roman numerals very heavily. " The affable painter, with a 30-year portfolio of oil landscapes, decided on Autumn Blanket for the layers of vivid fallen leaves hugging a white gazebo. He plans to include the painting in the International Artexpo next week at the Javits Convention Center in New York.
October 23, 2003 |
The driver of a pickup truck that slammed into a young mother's car last month, killing her, will not face a charge of vehicular homicide, the Bucks County District Attorney's Office says. Justin Spraw, 27, of Yardley, was charged last week with failing to stop at a red light and careless driving in the Middletown Township accident, which killed Amy Garbinger, 29, of Fairless Hills, authorities said. "After a thorough investigation by police and accident investigators, the evidence could not withstand a homicide-by-vehicle charge," Assistant District Attorney Bob James said yesterday.
June 13, 2003 |
A Fairless Hills man was stabbed to death yesterday by his roommate after a disagreement over a chess match, the Bucks County District Attorney's Office said. Jerome Kowalski, 56, died at Frankford-Bucks Hospital from a stab wound to his neck. The suspect, Simon Andrews, 61, was being treated in the same hospital last night for a cut to his face that he allegedly received during a brief struggle with Kowalski. Assistant District Attorney David Zellis said the fight happened about 3 p.m. at their home in the Aspen Falls Apartments on Trent Road.
March 5, 2003
A lot has been said about basketball player Toni Smith of Manhattanville College and her stance on the flag. Let me quote Muhammad Ali on his Vietnam War protest: "I don't have to be who you want me to be. I'm free to be who I want to be. " Joe Bascio, Fairless Hills If A.I.'s out of Olympics, so am I I'm tired of the debate on whether Allen Iverson should be on the Olympic team. I've watched 90 percent of his games over the years. I've seen him in All-Star games where he wasn't the first or second offensive option, and I've seen him share the ball here when the players he passes to can't shoot.
September 20, 2001 |
A memorial Mass will be said Saturday for Donald W. Jones, 43, of Fairless Hills, a bond broker and consummate family man presumed killed in the terrorist attack Sept. 11 on the World Trade Center in New York City. Mr. Jones was working for Cantor Fitzgerald Securities on the 101st floor of the North Tower when it was struck by hijacked American Airlines Flight 11. His body has not been found. Mr. Jones, who had worked for Cantor Fitzgerald for eight years, commuted daily to New York.
November 4, 2000 |
Charles M. LaRosa, 79, of Fairless Hills in Bucks County, was an electrical engineer involved with the space program and was also active in church-related activities. He died Wednesday at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after a brief illness. In 1974, he retired after 13 years with RCA Corp. as an electrical engineer working in Princeton on classified projects for NASA. Before that, he worked for Philco Corp. After his early retirement due to heart problems, Mr. LaRosa taught part-time at the Bucks County Technical School and other institutions.
September 23, 2000 |
Margaret E. Pickering Tufo, 68, of Fairless Hills, Bucks County, a retired assembly-line worker and delivery person for The Inquirer, died Wednesday at Frankford Hospital's Bucks County Campus in Fairless Hills after a long illness. For many years, she was an assembler for Keystone Pen Co. in Tullytown, Bucks County. She also had been a Bucks County route delivery person for The Inquirer during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Born in Philadelphia and educated in local parochial schools, Mrs. Tufo traveled across much of the United States as a Navy wife.
August 12, 2000 |
Chalk up another state championship for a Lower Bucks Little League team. Just a week after the Levittown Eastern 11- and 12-year-olds knocked off State College American for the right to represent Pennsylvania in the Eastern Region tournament, the 9- and 10-year-olds from Fairless Hills earned bragging rights among the state's 500 or so Little League teams in their age group with a 3-1 win Thursday over Bullskin Township, from Fayette County....