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Bensalem Fall Festival Will Not Happen in 2020

by Alex Lloyd Gross The annual fall festival in Bensalem is not going to happen. This decision was made in the interest of public safety.  This event, originally called Bensalem Pride Day  morphed into one of the largest fall festivals in the area.   Daytime was reserved for vendors. People would walk around, see what

Bensalem Police and Bucks County NAACP Sign Agreement

by Alex Lloyd Gross Karen Downer , President of the Bucks County Chapter of the NAACP met with Fred Harran, Director of Public Safety for Bensalem Twp.  in front of the municipal building today, September 9, 2020. The reason was to solidify an agreement on how police will advance their treatment of minorities. “A lot

Bensalem Peeper Perv Caught On Video

by Alex Lloyd Gross People go clothes shopping and try on clothes to make sure they fit.  That is done in the privacy of a dressing room. That did not matter to the above male, who wanted to take a souvenir of a patron who was changing clothes. Bensalem Police said that on September 5

Fire At Bensalem Car Dealership

by Alex Lloyd Gross A small fire caused some some and water damage to a Bensalem car dealership on Old Lincoln Highway. Shortly before 8:00 PM Sept 6 2020,  This fire caused smoke damage to the document room of the Faulkner dealership and other areas inside the dealership office area. Some doors might have been

Truck Takes Out Hydrant on Gibson Road, Road Flooded

by Alex Lloyd Gross A delivery truck hit a fire hydrant on Gibson Road  in Bensalem, near Bensalem Boulevard, residents said. The result was water gushing into the road, with possible undermining of the street. The mishap took place today, Aug  29, 2020,j ust after 2:00 PM. There were no injuries.  AQUA, Penndot and  township

Wanted For Hit and Run Of A Bicyclist In Southampton

On August 26, 2020, at approx. 9:45 PM the driver of a silver Toyota Rav4 struck a bicyclist as he was riding southbound along Brownsville Road prior to the Sunoco gas station. The striking vehicle failed to stop and continued south along Brownsville Road and made a right turn onto westbound E. Bristol Road towards

One Male Injured In Bensalem Motorcycle Crash

by Alex Lloyd Gross One male sustained serious but non life threatening injuries, after a motorcycle crash on busy Route 13 in Bensalem Twp. The crash happened on August 21 2020,  just before 7:00 PM at the intersection of  Biddles lane at Route 13. According to authorities on scene, a Jeep was making a left

Parents Protest To Open Bensalem Schools

by Alex Lloyd Gross A small but vocal group of parents who have children in the Bensalem School District met for a protest at the  Bensalem School Administration Building on Donallen Drive. They want an option to have the schools open, at least part of the time. “This does not work for a lot of

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