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Newtown Food Truck Fest To Return In June  Newtown, PA Patch

NEWTOWN, PA — The Newtown Food Truck Fest will return in June at Council Rock High School North. The event will be held Sunday, June 9, from 4 to 8 p.m..



Council Rock Hosting E-Waste Recycling Event This Spring  Newtown, PA Patch

Council Rock Hosting E-Waste Recycling Event - Newtown, PA - Most items are free to recycle during the May event at Council Rock South.



Controversial Concert At Council Rock North Canceled  Newtown, PA Patch

District Cancels Controversial Concert - Newtown, PA - Confederate Railroad will no longer be playing at Council Rock North in March after parents raised ...



Council Rock board seeks replacement for Grupp - News  The Intelligencer

Council Rock school board members are seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the board created by the pending departure of Jerold Grupp. Grupp has ...



Council Rock High School North presents 'The Great Gatsby'  The Intelligencer

Council Rock High School North's Sock 'n' Buskin group will present F. Scott Fitzgerald's American classic "The Great Gatsby" at the school in Newtown ...



E-Waste Recycling Drive This Saturday At Council Rock North  Newtown, PA Patch

E-Waste Recycling Drive This Saturday - Newtown, PA - You can recycle most electronics free of charge this weekend at an event Saturday at Council Rock ...



Council Rock School Board appoints new Wrightstown representative; says goodbye to Kyle McKessy, 'the heart of the board'  Bucks Local News

COUNCIL ROCK >> In a unanimous vote, the Council Rock School Board on Thursday night appointed Kristin Marcell of Wrightstown to a seat on the school ...



Residents weigh in on Council Rock redistricting plan  The Intelligencer

A redistricting committee has been busy working with a consultant revising the plan since many parents expressed concerns about an initial plan presented in ...



Council Rock School Board member announces resignation; candidates sought to fill vacancy  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The vice president of the Council Rock School Board is stepping down after a decade of *service* to the board and the community.



THE SPORTING LIFE: Council Rock High School South grapplers capture Unity Cup with win over North  Bucks Local News

Every young athlete aspires to be a part of a powerhouse team. For many a grade school grappler, Council Rock South has proven just such a legendary squad.



Council Rock School District's 'Day On' keeps Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy alive  Bucks Local News

Northampton Township >> Instead of taking a day off, the Council Rock School District celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 90th birthday on Monday with “A ...



Council Rock students returning to class on Sept. 4 and 5; new school year brings big changes at the middle school level  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> Students enrolled in the Council Rock School District will be returning to class on a staggered schedule with K to 6 and 7 and 9 returning on ...



Council Rock North's graduating class challenged to 'put yourself out there, feel uncomfortable and make a change' (PHOTO GALLERY)  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> Gary and Irene Pave beamed with pride as they watched their son, Ryan, a member of the Class of 2018, graduate from Council Rock High ...



INTO THE LIGHT: Council Rock High School South Band marches to a first place finish at state championships  Bucks Local News

NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> The Council Rock High School South Marching Band on Oct. 27 won first place at the 2018 U.S. Bands Group IV-A ...



Council Rock South Wins State At Band Competition  Patch.com

Council Rock South Wins State At Band Competition - Northampton, PA - The band won all captions in the competition, including Music, Visual, Colorguard, ...



Council Rock committee releases revised redistricting plan - News  Bucks County Courier Times

The public can weigh in on the plan during a forum at Council Rock High School South on Monday. The plan proposes to shift about 16.5 percent of elementary ...



CR South Seniors Pull Off Every Teachers Dream Prank  Patch.com

Some principals and teachers may cringe thinking of an impending senior prank. But faculty at Council Rock High School South were surprised this week with ...



CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF THEATRE: Council Rock North 'Buskies' to mark golden milestone with reunion gala  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> The 2017-18 school year has been a landmark occasion for one of the longest running clubs in Council Rock history: Sock 'n' Buskin drama club, ...



Bucks County schools announce delayed openings | News  Bucks Local News

Due to the overnight snow, the following Bucks County schools have announced a two hour delay in opening on Friday, Jan. 18:



FINAL FAREWELL: Community invited to say goodbye to the Newtown Middle School  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN TOWnSHIP >> So many memories to cherish: gym dances, pep rallies, ice cream at Goodnoe's Dairy after a game, friendships made, and special ...



Newtown Restaurant Inspections: Green Parrot, CR North, Roccos  Newtown, PA Patch

September Restaurant Inspections Newtown - Newtown, PA - The Bucks County Department of Health inspected 21 Newtown establishments last month.



Swastikas. The N-word. 'Go Back to Mexico.' What Hate Looks Like in Schools  Education Week

Data on hate-related incidents in schools are skimpy, but when slurs are scrawled on bathroom stalls and threatening notes are put in backpacks, it's clear that ...



Council Rock South senior develops mobile application for hospital communication  Bucks County Courier Times

Randy Perecman and family friend Dr. Richard Evans co-founded Familyfirst Messenger and are marketing it to hospitals. He is only 17 and still in high school, ...



Council Rock School Board Will Address Mascot Debate  Patch.com

Council Rock School Board Will Address Mascot - Newtown, PA - The school board will address the debate over Council Rock High School North's mascot at an ...



WILLIAM J. YOST JR.  Bucks County Courier Times

William J. "Bill" Yost Jr. of Newtown passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, surrounded by the love of his wife and family, at Chandler Hall Hospice in Newtown.



DOORS AND SARDINES: At Council Rock High School North, Sock 'n' Buskin brings crazy farce to the stage  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> It's all about doors and sardines when Council Rock North's Sock 'n' Buskin Club continues its 50th season with the rip-roaring play-within-a-play ...



Obituary: Bill Yost Of Newtown, 54  Newtown, PA Patch

William J. "Bill" Yost of Newtown passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018 surrounded by the love of his wife and family at Chandler Hall Hospice in Newtown ...



Outstanding Council Rock High School North Seniors cited as 2018 National Merit Finalists  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> Council Rock High School North has been notified by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation that eight students have qualified as National ...



Council Rock board approves Diwali as holiday for 2018-19  Bucks County Courier Times

A review of Bucks County school district websites showed that none other than Council Rock had Diwali as a school-approved holiday for either this school year ...



Council Rock South students working on projects for NASA  Bucks County Courier Times

Among the projects is a Velcro slipper that would anchor astronauts in the International Space Station by their feet and free up their hands for work in zero ...



2018 Newtown Memorial Day Parade: What You Need To Know  Newtown, PA Patch

2018 Newtown Memorial Day Parade - Newtown, PA - ​Newtown's annual Memorial Day parade will be held Monday, May 28. Here are the details:



8 Council Rock North Students Are National Merit Finalists  Newtown, PA Patch

Council Rock High School North on Friday announced that eight students have qualified as National Merit Finalists. The school said the National Merit ...



Students, residents criticize and commend Council Rock's handling of walkout  Bucks County Courier Times

For more than an hour, members of the public commented on how the Council Rock School District observed Wednesday's national walkout to honor victims of ...



'Jazz at the Rock' bringing musicians from nine high schools to Council Rock South  Bucks Local News

NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> It's a jazz band festival with just high school kids playing, you say? Ah, but these young people are surprisingly skillful in ...



Council Rock Grad Who Once Saved Drowning Woman Dies At 37  Patch.com

Eric Warg Obituary - Newtown, PA - Eric Warg, a 1998 Council Rock High School grad who once saved a woman drowning in the Hudson River, passed away ...



Petition calls on Council Rock school board to change Council Rock North mascot  Bucks County Courier Times

Keeping the Indian as the mascot for Council Rock High School North in Newtown Township is offensive and perpetuates racial stereotypes, according to an ...



Council Rock Grad, Young Father Dies At 28, Fundraiser Launched  Newtown, PA Patch

Council Rock Grad, Young Father Dies At 28 - Newtown, PA - A fundraiser has been launched for the family of a 2008 Council Rock North grad and new father ...



Vote On Council Rock Redistricting Could Come As Soon As Jan. 25  Newtown, PA Patch

Council Rock Releases Proposed Redistricting Map - Newtown, PA - Action on the redistricting plan first released Jan. 9 could come as soon as Jan. 25, the ...



Neshaminy shuts down Council Rock South  Bucks County Courier Times

The defenses dominated and Neshaminy remained alive in the SOL National title chase with a 9-0 blanking of the Golden Hawks.



Council Rock High School North teacher accused of sex with student  6abc.com

A teacher at Council Rock High School North in Bucks County has been arrested and charged for an alleged sexual relationship with a student.



IN & AROUND BUCKS COUNTY: Food drive in Newtown, pancakes in Morrisville, marching bands at the Rock and lots more  Bucks Local News

BUCKS COUNTY >> The weekend is shaping up to be a good one for enjoying fall activities with cool autumn weather moving in.



Senior Andrew Vera's return a big boost for Council Rock South football  Bucks County Courier Times

After an injury in the opener, wide receiver Andrew Vera returned in Friday's Week 5 win over Abington.



10 from area earn Escape The Rock medals - Sports  Bucks County Courier Times

Escape The Rock Tournament lives up to its billing.



THE SPORTING LIFE: Rocks do battle in scholastic version of March Madness  Bucks Local News

The scholastic version of college's March Madness might well be dubbed February Frenzy. Teams do battle in a display of talent, team unity and all-out hustle.



REMEMBERING THE COUNCIL ROCK 15: Memorial service in Newtown honors graduates who gave their lives on the battlefields of history  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> After coming under hostile fire on Dec. 28, 1966, in Vietnam, Lt. Daniel Hennessey, a platoon leader with elements of the 8th Cavalry, led an ...



An open letter to Council Rock North administrators from students after harassment incidents  Bucks County Courier Times

Dear Dr. Fraser,We are the students of Council Rock High School North and we thank you for your time and consideration. Together, we are singers, writers, ...



Council Rock board delays effects of redistricting for a year  Bucks County Courier Times

The board at Thursday night's meeting decided to keep all current sixth-graders in their current feeder patterns through graduation. The Council Rock school ...



STRIKING UP THE BANDS: Council Rock Invitational to showcase five high school marching bands  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> The Council Rock High School North Marching Band will host its Seventh Annual Council Rock Marching Band Invitational Competition on ...



Bucks Co. Lawmakers Push Gun Safety Bills  Patch.com

Bucks Co. Lawmakers Push Gun Safety Bills - Yardley, PA - The senator and representative have introduced legislation that would require firearms in the home ...



Several area school districts ranked among best in state  Bucks County Courier Times

Central Bucks was ninth, North Penn 17th and Council Rock 20th in the Niche.com rankings of the best school districts in Pennsylvania. Several Bucks and ...



Lawmaker honors Eileen Steele Slezak of Newtown at Year of the Pennsylvania Woman ceremony  Bucks Local News

HARRISBURG >> State Rep. Perry Warren on Sept. 12 honored Eileen Steele Slezak of Newtown during a Capitol ceremony marking 2018 as the Year of the ...



Recycle Electronics Saturday At Council Rock South  Patch.com

Newtown, PA - Safely recycle computers, wires, cell phones, and more at the school for free.



CELEBRATE IRISH DANCE: Fitzpatrick School of Irish Dance presents a celebration of Irish arts and culture  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> The Fitzpatrick School of Irish Dance presents its annual Irish Dance Show, “Celebrate Irish Dance,” on June 2 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Council ...



SAYING THANK YOU: Lower Makefield to honor its veterans with 12th annual parade and ceremony  Bucks Local News

LOWER MAKEFIELD >> Lower Makefield's 12th Annual Veterans Day Parade steps off on Saturday, Nov. 10 beginning at 1 p.m. at Edgewood and Long Acre ...



Council Rock students head back to class this week; five new building administrators welcome the new school year  Bucks Local News

COUNCIL ROCK >> Students are returning to the classroom this week on a staggered schedule on Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 30. Grades ...



Some local school districts consider adding more school resource officers  The Intelligencer

Having a municipal police officer assigned full-time to one or more schools is a fairly common practice among area districts. The superintendent of Quakertown ...



Phillips' Mill Community Association announces winners of 6th Youth Art Exhibition  Bucks County Courier Times

On Monday, the New Hope nonprofit announced its winning student artists from the 20 schools that participated in Bucks and Montgomery counties as well as ...



HONORING THE SACRIFICE: Bucks County communities to mark extended Memorial Day weekend with parades, ceremonies  Bucks Local News

BUCKS COUNTY >> Communities throughout Lower Bucks County will mark Memorial Day weekend with parades and special ceremonies. Here are some of ...



GRADUATION: Council Rock High School South recalls those lost among the Class of 2017 (PHOTO GALLERY)  Bucks Local News

NORTHAMPTON >> Five hundred and 22 seniors said goodbye to the hallowed halls of 2002 Rock Way Tuesday evening, June 13 at Council Rock High ...



Council Rock North Grad Passes Away At 25  Patch.com

Council Rock North Grad Passes Away At 25 - Newtown, PA - ​Robert "Bobby" John Swinehart III of Newtown passed away suddenly on Jan. 4. He was 25.



Council Rock North squeaks past Pennsbury in Wednesday night wrestling match  Bucks County Courier Times

NEWTOWN TWP. — The Council Rock North Indians are District One Class 3A Dual Meet Tournament quarterfinalists, but Wednesday night's regular-season ...



Fight Breaks Out During Council Rock Football Game  Patch.com

A fight involving "numerous juveniles" during a football game Friday at Council Rock High School North required township police to call in assistance from ...



NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT: Juveniles cited for trespassing, disorderly conduct at football field; trucker cited for knocking down wires  Bucks Local News

The following information is provided by the Newtown Township Police Department:



Council Rock High School North students inducted into National Business Honor Society  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> Council Rock High School North has inducted four outstanding senior Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Club members into the ...



Services Set For 2000 Council Rock Grad Killed By Suspected Intoxicated Driver At NJ Bus Stop  Patch.com

Services Set For 2000 Council Rock Grad Killed... - Newtown, PA - ​A Council Rock graduate and her unborn child were killed March 3 after being hit by a ...



Bucks, Montgomery County schools, groups holding events for Martin Luther King Day  Bucks County Courier Times

Students at several school districts in Bucks or Eastern Montgomery counties will be participating in voluntary *service* projects to honor the late civil rights leader.



Solebury, George School students call for stronger gun laws on Columbine anniversary  The Intelligencer

About 70 Solebury School students participated in a sanctioned walkout, and 300 students from George School in Middletown marched over to Congressman ...



Acts of vandalism, harassment reported at Council Rock High School North in Newtown Township in wake of national election  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> The political discord at the national level surrounding the election surfaced at Council Rock High School North this week where students ...



Council Rock School Board member Wendi Thomas announces candidacy for state representative  Bucks Local News

RICHBORO >> Wendi Thomas, a local businesswoman and Council Rock School Board Director, on Feb. 20 announced the kick-off of her campaign for State ...



HOWARD MICHAEL HAINES  Bucks County Courier Times

Howard Michael Haines of Ivyland died Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown. He was 60. Born in Trenton, N.J., Michael, as he was known, ...



Despite the weather, an amazing collection of vehicles roll into Newtown for summer Antique & Classic Car Show (PHOTO GALLERY)  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once said, “In every life a little rain must fall.” Unfortunately for organizers of this year's Antique ...



Central Bucks East Ranks 23rd In PA By U.S. News & World Report  Doylestown, PA Patch

Central Bucks Ranks 23rd - Doylestown, PA - Central Bucks East is the 23rd best high school in all of Pennsylvania in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 ...



Council Rock High School North seniors named National Merit Finalists  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> Council Rock High School North has been notified by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation that seven of its students have qualified as ...



Council Rock hires firm for administrator diversity training  Bucks County Courier Times

Living Strong Consulting will conduct diversity and inclusion training for 44 Council Rock School District administrators.



Lamont L. Slack, Jr. Obituary  WKBN.com

HERMITAGE, PA (MyValleyTributes) - Lamont L. Slack, Jr., of Hermitage, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his wife and four sons, at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, ...



BUILDING COGNITIVE CONNECTIONS: Newtown-based KVK Tech Inc. partners with Council Rock to develop the next generation of scientists  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> In an ever-changing, progressively complex world it's more important than ever that young minds possess the knowledge and skills set to solve ...



New Hope-Solebury Ranks 5th In PA By U.S. News & World Report  New Hope, PA Patch

New Hope-Solebury Ranks 5th In PA - New Hope-Lambertville, PA - New Hope-Solebury High School is 5th in all of PA in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 ...



IT'S ALL ABOUT THE 18940: Newtown Business Association president proclaims Welcome Day 2018 'the best ever'  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> What organizers feared could be another rainy and wet Welcome Day turned out to be the best ever for the Newtown Business Association.



EDWARD THOMAS GORSKI  Bucks County Courier Times

Edward T. "Ed" Gorski of Forest Grove passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018, at his home. He was 73. Born in Philadelphia, he was the fourth child of the late ...



Democrats make their case to replace Republican U.S. Rep. Fitzpatrick in Bucks County  WHYY

Pennsylvania's new congressional map makes Bucks County's already competitive seat slightly more favorable to Democrats, according to an analysis by the ...



TRUMPETING IN A NEW YEAR: Council Rock High School Marching Bands debut new field shows, and in South's case, a brand new look  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> The Council Rock High School marching bands are trumpeting in the school year with two new field shows, and in one case, a brand new look.



14-Year-Old Arrested, Charged For Threats To Council Rock HS South  CBS Local

By Jim Melwert, Jericka Duncan. NEWTOWN, Pa. (CBS) – Council Rock High School South was closed Friday, as police combed the building in response to a ...



Father of Parkland victim speaks at gun safety rally in New Hope  Bucks County Courier Times

Fred Guttenberg is speaking at various places across the country about gun-law reform after losing his daughter Jaime in the shootings at Marjory Stoneman ...



Thousands of Bucks County students participate in walkouts  Bucks County Courier Times

Many students walked out of school and others participated in indoor ceremonies to honor the Parkland victims and call attention to the need for stronger ...



GRADUATION DAY: Council Rock High School North Class of 2015 says goodbye to the past, hello to the future (PHOTO GALLERY)  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> Council Rock North seniors gathered Wednesday at Walt Snyder stadium to reminisce, to look forward, to be inspired, to say goodbye, but also to ...



Central Bucks, Council Rock drawing attention for autism support programs  Bucks County Courier Times

The ceiling lights in room 202 at Central Bucks' Tamanend Middle School in Warrington were covered in a sheet of blue to mute the fluorescent glow and help ...



Electronic Waste Recycling Event To Be Held At Council Rock South  Patch.com

Electronic Waste Recycling Event - Northampton, PA - Dispose of your old computers, printers, scanners, fax machines and more for free at the local electronics ...



PAINTING THE TOWN: Teams of volunteers transform Newtown into a Halloween masterpiece of ghostly, fall fun  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> Newtown is officially ready for the Halloween season thanks to “Paint the Town” and scores of volunteers.



FRED LUFF  The Intelligencer

Fred Luff of New Hope died suddenly on Friday, April 13, 2018, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He was 72. Born in Richboro ...



State Senate candidate Steve Santarsiero calls for 'common sense' laws to stop gun violence  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> At a press conference on Feb. 27 in front Council Rock High School North, Steve Santarsiero, Democratic candidate for the 10th State Senate ...



Council Rock brother and sister take top honors in Yardley VFW patriotic essay contest  Bucks Local News

YARDLEY BOROUGH >> Veterans from Foreign Wars Post No. 6393 celebrated the winners of its 2017 Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen essay contests ...



Northampton woman among victims of shooting near Temple University campus  The Intelligencer

Viktoriya Manasyan was a 2016 graduate of Council Rock South High School, where her sister is a current sophomore. Philadelphia police are continuing the ...



Newtown Area  Bucks Local News

SLIME, CODING AND A REMOTE CONTROLLED ROBOT: Kids experience the world of science at Newtown Township Super Sunday event. By Jeff Werner ...



LEONARD G. ALBORN  Bucks County Courier Times

Leonard G. Alborn passed away suddenly on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at his home in Newtown, Pa. He was 61. He was the beloved husband of Carole ...



PROTECT AND SERVE: Lower Makefield Police Department welcomes two new officers to the force  Bucks Local News

Lower Makefield >> The Lower Makefield Police Department on July 19 welcomed two new entry level officers to the force, bringing its staffing level up to a full ...



Bucks teen performing with Grammy-nominated Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra  Bucks County Courier Times

Council Rock High School South freshman and violinist Lea Wang will be a featured performer at a concert on Sunday in Upper Darby.



SANTA'S COMING TO TOWN!! Newtown to welcome him with a tree lighting, house tour and a big holiday parade  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN>> Newtown will welcome Santa to town with a weekend packed with holiday fun and revelry.



Laurie Jo Campagna  Bucks County Courier Times

Laurie Jo Campagna passed away unexpectedly Wednesday Dec. 7, 2016, at her home in Chalfont, Pa. She was 55.She was the daughter of Shirley ...



BUCKS COUNTY: Winter Storm School Closing List for Friday, January 5  Bucks Local News

The following schools will be closed on Friday, January 5 due to weather conditions:



Veterans receive hero's welcome at Goodnoe Elementary School in Newtown  Bucks Local News

NEWTOWN >> On their special day, veterans from the Newtown area received a hero's welcome Monday morning, Nov. 12 at Goodnoe Elementary School ...



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