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Some Parents Frustrated Bensalem Schools Are Still Not Open

by Alex Lloyd Gross When COVID-19 shut down schools across the country, few people though the March and April closures would extend into the start of the new school year.  In October 2020, Bensalem Schools are still not open.  They are doing virtual learning, which means the lessons are on a computer.  There is limited

Bucks County Teacher Pleads Guilty To Taking Photos of Students

By Alex Lloyd Gross Francis James Reppert,  submitted a guilty plea to charges of indecent exposure and invasion of privacy.   You may recall reading this article where he was caught by students zooming in on photos of a student that he surreptitiously photographed in his class. He used to be a teacher at Palisades High School

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

School Sports In Philadelphia Cancelled Until 2021

by Alex Lloyd Gross Due to the threat of COVID-19  all school athletics are cancelled . This includes football, and basketball.  Many player are up set, as they have been practicing with the team in advance of the season. Practice for football usually starts in August.   There was talk that games would be allowed but

Teen Stabs Ex-Girlfriend 30 Times At Abington Train Station

by Alex Lloyd Gross “I found a new boyfriend, there’s someone else,”. Those words, or something very similar set off 18 year old Gilbert Newton 111, of Philadelphia. He could not take the idea of his girl friend, Morgan McCaffery sharing kisses, time and laughs with anyone else.  So he is accused by police of

PARX Hosts the ONLY Live High School Graduation In Region

by Alex Lloyd Gross It  It pays to have a state of the art casino in your town.  PARX is in Bensalem. Parx is also closed due to the coronavirus.  A large graduating class of Bensalem High School students have friends and family that want to see them graduate.  Sitting in the football stadium is

Just In- Coronavirus Concern Closes 5 Central Bucks County Schools

by Alex Lloyd Gross, March 6 2020, Fears and concerns over the Corona Virus has caused  five schools in Central Bucks County to close.  This is done as a precautionary measure, and the schools are closed for a “deep cleaning”,  Dr. David Damsker,  Director of Bucks County Health Department and Dr. Sharon Watkins,  Pennsylvania Department

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