Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Centennial School Board approved hiring a professional appraiser to determine a value of the former Hart Elementary, the district administrative building and playing fields located on Newtown Road.
Within 90 days, the Centennial School District could know the "value" of several district properties. During Tuesday night's meeting, the board authorized hiring George Sengpiel to conduct appraisals of the former Hart Elementary, which had served as Warminster Township's recreation center for more than 20 years; the current district administrative building; and some soccer fields located on Newtown Road, across the street from the entrance to William Tennent. Sengpiel will be paid $2,200 total for the appraisals, which board member Mark Miller told Patch should be complete within 90 days. Miller said the purpose of the appraisals is to determine a "value" for the land. The board had not yet considered selling the properties, he said. If…
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The winner has not yet been identified, but the ticket was bought on Street Road in Warminster.
The Pennsylvania Lottery has said a Match 6 Lotto ticket worth $900,000 in the Monday drawing was sold at the Giant on Street Road in Warminster. The person who bought the ticket has not yet been identified, said lottery officials. The winning ticket matched all six numbers, 01-05-16-20-21-44, for a jackpot of $900,000, less 25 percent federal withholding. Giant, as with all retailers that sell winning tickets, will receive a $5,000 bonus just for selling it. Lottery officials cannot confirm the identity of the May 13 jackpot winner until the prize is claimed and the ticket is validated. Match 6 winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes. The Lottery encourages the holder of the winning ticket to sign the back of the …
Monday, May 13, 2013
One of the proposals on the Centennial School Board agenda for Tuesday is to consider hiring a professional appraiser to evaluate the value of the former Hart Elementary, the district administrative building and playing fields located on Newtown Road.
Before any decisions can be made about the use of properties owned by the Centennial School District, the Ad Hoc Land Use Committee wants to see just how much the real estate is worth. That's the proposal set to be presented to the full board Tuesday night at the regularly scheduled meeting. If approved, George Senpiel will conduct appraisals of the former Hart Elementary, which had served as Warminster Township's recreation center for more than 20 years, the current district administrative building, and some soccer fields located on Newtown Road, across the street from the entrance to William Tennent. The total cost is $2,200. According to the proposal, the appraisals are basically a fact-finding project to determine the value of the land…
Friday, April 19, 2013
Check out these events happening in and around the neighborhood this weekend.
Saturday Celebrate Earth Day at Tamanend Park What: Join the Friends of Tamanend Park and members of the Upper Southampton Parks and Recreation Department staff by contributing a few hours to help clean up the park. A light lunch will be provided. When/Where: Starts at 10 a.m. at Tamanend Park 1255 2nd Street Pike, Southampton. Cost: Free Relive the Civil War What: Guests will be able to "Meet the Generals," hear a fife and drum corps concert and see live battle demonstrations. When/Where: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and again Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Neshaminy State Park. Cost: Free Spring Jam at Warminster SkateSpot What:The SkateSpot at Munro Park will feature beginner and advanced competitions for both bikers and skaters this …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Investigators still have not said who fired the fatal bullet that killed Marie Zienkewicz at the Jefferson on the Creek Apartments last Tuesday.
Friends and family gathered at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church Wednesday morning for the Funeral Mass of Marie Zienkewicz. Zienkewicz was killed in the crossfire during an alleged firefight between her neighbor and Warminster Police at the Jefferson on the Creek Apartments Tuesday. Still no word on who fired the fatal bullet that killed Zienkewicz. Investigators wrapped up at the apartment complex last Wednesday. They told KYW Newsradio that the results of their investigation would not be available until later this week at the earliest. Zienkewicz’s neighbor, Andrew Cairns, is currently being held at the Bucks County Correctional Facility on bail of 10 million dollars. He faces several charges, including attempted murder and aggravated …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The PetSmart in Warminster is holding two free dental health events this weekend.
Dental disease is a common condition, affecting the health of many dogs and cats across the United States. However, experts say it is also a disease that is easy to recognize and prevent. PetSmart is offering Pet Dental Checkup Days – a free, in-store event where pet parents can learn how to best care for their pet’s oral health. The Warminster PetSmart, located at 934 Street Road, will host Pet Dental Checkup Days Event on Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. Pet parents will receive a free dental checkup from a Banfield Pet Hospital veterinary technician as well as coupons for GREENIES Brand Dental Chews and Treats.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Marie Zienkewicz, 89, was devoted to her faith and her family.
Monday, February 25
Marie E. (nee Wade) Zienkewicz, of Warminster, died tragically at her residence Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. She was 89. Mrs. Zienkewicz was the beloved wife of the late Stanley R. Zienkewicz; the loving mother of Stanley R. and his wife, Connie, Donna M. Burke and her husband, Gary, Lynnanne T. Gies and her husband, Bill, and Kevin P. She also is survived by seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Eleanor Keane. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing from 8:15 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Campbell and Thomas Funeral Home, 905 Second Street Pike, Richboro. Recitation of the rosary will be prior to her funeral Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church at 10:30 a.m. Her interment will follow in Holy Sepulchre …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
In the market for a new home? Check out these open house events Sunday.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Detectives and officers from the district attorney's office and Warminster police spent Wednesday at the Jefferson Creek Apartments.
Andrew Cairns pleads not guilty to charges of attempted murder after police say he engaged them in a firefight Tuesday evening.