Neshaminy School District teachers receive honors

By Timothy Reilly At the Feb. 28 meeting of the Neshaminy School Board, the Neshaminy School District was presented with the Lockhart Award for Excellence in Literacy Education. The award was bestowed by Reading Horizons. Tyson Smith, president of Reading Horizons, was on hand for the presentation. “The fact that I’m here means that there…

From Fantasy to Reality

Two young adult fiction authors discuss their paths to literary success When Susan Dennard and Elise Kova arrive at the Neshaminy Mall on Wednesday, they’ll have taken decidedly different routes to get there. Both are authors with fantasy and young adult books that have been nationally recognized. Dennard’s Windwitch and Truthwitch novels claimed spots on…

2016 budget report shows gains, savings for Middletown; Town to purchase new vehicles with grant money

Middletown Township may have handled its money well last year, but, as Supervisor Tom Gallagher found out, it’s not necessarily an opportunity to pat yourself on the back.   The township’s fourth-quarter financial report, presented at last week’s supervisors meeting, showed the township came in under budget and brought in more money than expected through…

Middletown adopts medical marijuana ordinance

The Middletown Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 for Middletown to allow up to one marijuana grower-processor and one dispensary in the township. The dissenter, Tom Tosti, said the ordinance was too restrictive. “I support the direction we’re heading, but I think we’re limiting ourselves,” he explained. “I want to do more for this, because it…