Regional Roundup: Biden Touts Education in Doylestown
Neshaminy teachers offer to conditionally end strike if board agrees to negotiate around the clock.
Here are some highlights in the region.
Biden: Education is Part of the American Dream: For the first time a slight majority of parents are questioning whether or not the investment of a college education is worth it, Vice President Joe Biden said to a crowded gym full of Central Bucks West, East and South high school students on Friday morning.
Neshaminy Teachers Offer to Conditionally End Teachers Strike: The Neshaminy Federation of Teachers says it will end their strike if the school board agrees to "engage in around the clock negotiations." Meanwhile, Patch users are still debating the strike.
Op-ed: Corbett Must Maintain Funding for Citizens with Disabilities: As a candidate, Governor Corbett promised that the state’s responsibility to people with disabilities, specifically intellectual disabilities and autism, would be a core commitment of his government. W. James McCalls agreed, and wants him to keep that promise.
Burglary Reported in Upper Southampton: Police say someone broke into a house and stole some jewelry.
Lower Southampton Police Report Counterfeit Bill: The police blotter included a liquor law violation and assault.
Arrests Made on Oustanding Warrants: Bensalem police also made an arrest on retail theft charges.
Vandal 'Eggs' Car in Croydon: Bristol Township police reported another act of vandalism and a theft.
First Suspect Arrested for Assault After Winter Classic: One Patch editor says we don’t need fans like him.
Workshops Focus on Cyberbullying: With children spending more and more time online these days, the issue of bullying has moved to the web and has its own set of problems
What Store Does Newtown REALLY Need? Patch users are weighing in with plenty of suggestions in wake of news that Giant would be taking over the Genaurdi’s supermarket.
Get your Friends Off Their Smartphones: Here’s a trick to get people to set aside their smartphone during dinner.