Tuesday, April 9, 2013
According to an article in the Newtown Advance, the pedestrian walkway on the Centre Avenue Bridge is seriously deteriorated.
The pedestrian walkway on the Centre Avenue Bridge is in poor condition and has seriously deteriorated, according to an article by the Newtown Advance. The Advance reported today that the pedestrian bridge was recently inspected by a company hired by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The company told Borough Engineer Mario Canales the bridge showed signs of corrosion, the Advance reported. However, according to the article, PennDOT is refusing to take responsibility for the pedestrian portion of the bridge, saying it's owned by the borough. The borough has contacted PennDOT to request an inspection to determine if there are immeadiate dangers to pedestrians using the walkway, according to the article. Click here to view the full …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Special event applications for the annual Memorial Day Parade, Movies in the Park and the annual Car Show will be up for Borough Council approval Wednesday.
Three annual events to be held in Newtown Borough will be up for Council approval Wednesday. Mayor Dennis O'Brien is expected to present the following special event applications during the Borough Council work session meeting:
Monday, April 1, 2013
Newtown Borough Council's next meeting is a work session on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Newtown Borough Council will hold a work session meeting Wednesday, April 3 at 7 p.m. at Borough Hall. Here is the agenda: State Street Sidewalk Panel Repairs Discussion of Fees for Land Development at 139 N. State St. Engineer’s Report – Mario Canales SEPTA Lot Update – John Burke Budget & Finance – Robert Walker and Charles Machion Special Event Applications – Mayor Dennis O’Brien Solicitor’s Report - William J. Bolla Old Business New Business Public to be Heard
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Endorsements have been made for Borough Council, Township Supervisors, Bucks County Prothonotary and Council Rock School Board.
The Newtown Democrats Club has endorsed candidates for upcoming local races, including Newtown Borough Council and Newtown Township Board of Supervisors. Incumbent Perry Warren has been endorsed for reelection to Newtown Borough Council. He is an attorney and businessman currently representing Ward 1 on Borough Council. He is senior warden of St. Luke’s Church and a father of five. Perry, a Newtown native who moved away at the age of five, returned to the borough in 1999. He received his undergraduate degree from Colgate University and a J.D. from University of North Carolina. Chris Amazeen has been endorsed as a candidate representing Ward 1 on Newtown Borough Council. As an investment fund manager, Amazeen has expertise in both …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Newtown Borough Council will also discuss repaving Edgeboro Drive from Frost to Jefferson and the resurfacing of Liberty Street.
Newtown Borough Council will meet for a work session Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Borough Hall. The agenda includes the following items:
Friday, February 15, 2013
Borough Republicans will hold a screening event Feb. 24 to interview candidates interested in running for local office.
Are you a Newtown Borough Republican interested in running for local office? Then mark your calendar for Sunday, Feb. 24, when there will be a screening for Republican candidates beginning at 4 p.m. at the Half Moon Inn. Candidates are needed for the following local offices: For more information, contact John Duggan at 215-783-6318 or John_duggan@usaemi.com.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The Newtown Borough Council on Tuesday will review plans for Steeple View, a mixed-use project at South State and Penn streets.
Newtown Borough Council on Tuesday is expected to weigh in on plans for a mixed-use development on South State Street. The project, called Steeple View, last week received final approval from the Borough's Planning Commission. The Newtown Advance reported that Borough Council will likely vote on the plans at its upcoming meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. at the Chancellor Center. The Steeple View project features a three-story, mixed-use building that will likely feature the state wine and spirits store on the ground level and residential units above. Developer Allan Smith, who owns the current state store property on Centre Avenue, is seeking to relocate the store to a building on South State Street. Smith said a lease has been signed for …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Newtown Borough Council meets tonight at 7 p.m. at Borough Hall.
Newtown Borough Council meets tonight for a work session meeting beginning at 7 p.m. at Borough Hall. The agenda includes the following items:
Saturday, January 12, 2013
An ordinance being considered by Newtown Borough Council will limit weed and grass height to 12 inches.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Chancellor Center.
The Newtown Borough Council will hold its regular monthly meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at the Chancellor Center. The agenda includes the following items: COA 2012-029-H Applicant: Slimben Ouhiba, Tiramisu, Inc., 31 S. State Street, Trattoria Tiramisu The applicant is seeking a Certificate of Appropriateness for the installation of a hanging sign on the existing bracket. HARB recommended approval of the application as presented, noting that the sign would be hung from existing hooks and the chains would be painted black. COA 2012-030-H Applicant: Daniel Lucci, 16 S. State Street, Café con Leche The applicant is seeking a Certificate of Appropriateness for the installation of a wall sign. HARB recommended approval of the application as …