Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The Southampton Girls Club is looking to add both travel and select teams.
Southampton Girls Club Softball has obtained additional gym space to accomidate a growing demand for its Sunday skills clinics. The free skills clinics will continue to be held on Sundays from 4 to 5 p.m., however, the location of the clinic will be based on age. The clinic locations are as follows: The organization is also looking to expand its program to include select and travel teams. President Wendy Chenworth said anyone who is interested in playing on one of those teams must attend the 12 and over skills clinic for evaluation. She said while at the clinic girls should ask for Mike Miller and let him know that you are interested in these new teams. The Southampton Girls Club's posts updates on events, coaching tips and skill …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Motorists who drive County Line Road between Centennial Road and Huntingdon Pike may want to find an alternate route, especially during peak hours of travel.
Travel on County Line Road between Centennial Road and Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike/Second Street Pike) will be restricted to one lane of travel beginning Monday, as the ongoing water main installation project continues. The work schedule is as follows: • Monday through Friday (Jan. 7-11) – Eastbound and westbound County Line will be restricted between Centennial Road and Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike/2nd Street Pike) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Crews will work at night from Monday (Jan 7.) through Jan. 19 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. • Jan. 20 through April 6 – County Line Road will be closed and detoured between Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike/2nd Street Pike) in Upper Southampton Township, Bucks County and Lower Moreland Township, Montgomery County. …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
It might be best to avoid County Line Road altogether, if you can.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Drivers will encounter daytime lane restrictions this week, June 11-15, on County Line Road as crews move traffic onto the widened north side of the roadway approaching the Route 202 Parkway that is under construction in Bucks and Montgomery counties, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said. Periodic lane closures and brief stoppages will be in place on County Line Road between Stump Road and Route 202 (Doylestown Road/Butler Avenue) in Montgomery and New Britain townships on Monday through Friday (June 11-15) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the traffic pattern change. Occasional lane closures also may occur on Route 152 (Limekiln Pike) between Stump Road and Route 202 (Butler Avenue) in Warrington and New Britain townships on …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
1 in 10 residents of the five county area to travel, says AAA.
Are you traveling for the holiday this weekend? AAA-Mid Atlantic estimates that 400,000 residents of the five county area will be traveling this Memorial Day Weekend, despite gas prices peaking near $4 a gallon. The agency defines traveling as journeys of 50 miles of greater. Of that figure, 88 percent plan to drive to their destination, roughly the same number as last year, says AAA. “Despite near-record-high gas prices this spring, Philadelphia area residents are ready to travel to welcome the summer season this Memorial Day holiday weekend,” said Jenny M. Robinson, Manager of Public and Government Affairs for AAA Mid-Atlantic. “While the economy continues to improve slightly, consumers have felt the pain at the pump in recent months, …
Monday, May 7, 2012
PennDOT continues to work around the area of the Route 611 Bypass and Route 202.
Construction of the new Route 202 Parkway will result in off-peak travel restrictions this week, May 7-11, on Route 202 in Montgomery and Bucks counties and on the Route 611 Bypass in Bucks County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said. The installation of Intelligent Transportation System components for the new Parkway will result in intermittent lane closures in both directions on the Route 611 Bypass at the Route 202 overpass in Doylestown Township on Monday through Thursday, May 7-10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Intermittent lane closures also may occur on Route 202 (Doylestown Road/Butler Avenue) between Route 309 (Bethlehem Pike) and Route 611 in Montgomery, New Britain and Doylestown townships on Monday through Thursday, …
Monday, April 30, 2012
If you need something to do, but don't feel like traveling halfway across the country, try one of these one-gas-tank ideas.
Want to get out of town and go for a trip, but looking to save money? Try one of these three trips you can enjoy on just one tank of gas: the Broomall Fire Company's Annual Spring Carnival in Broomall, the Wings of Freedom Museum in Horsham Heisler Dairy in Tamaqua. Address: N. Malin Rd. & West Chester Pike, Broomall (across from firehouse) How Far From Warminster Patch: 28.45 miles or 40 minutes. Admission: Free to enter; Individual tickets $1.50 each, minimum of two tickets; Block of 25 tickets for $25.00; Block of 56 tickets for $50.00 Hours: Summary: Rides, games of chance, and food are just a part of the fun. The carnival will also have face-painting, a firefighter dunk tank, and their fire safety trailer on site. The Broomall Fire …
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
It might be a snowy weekend, so follow some suggestions for less stressful travels.
The holidays can be stressful enough, so traveling shouldn't be. Whether you're getting to your destination by plane, train or automobile, here are a few things to know to ensure stress-free travels. Automobile Snow might be in the forecast for Christmas weekend, according to weather.com. If the winter storm hits two weather results are possible: The I-95 Boston-Washington corridor could be affected predominantly by rain, or there "could be just enough cold air in place for accumulating snow from Philadelphia to New York City, Hartford, and Boston." Before loading up the car and hitting the road, check the traffic report courtesy of SmarTraveler, by clicking here for the Philadelphia metropolitan area. To prepare for potential snow, …
Friday, May 20, 2011
A visit to Sesame Place is always a fun experience, but if you follow some tips, you can make a great day even better.
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Friday, May 20, 2011
A visit to Sesame Place is always a fun experience, but if you follow these tips, you can make a great day even better. 1. For the best place to see the parade, aim to be in the middle of the Parade route between the Plaza and the Neighborhood Street (“where the black meets the blue”). 2. A good time to visit Sesame’s restaurants is either during the parade or between 11 a.m. and noon. 3. You can always find a Sesame Street character at “1-2-3 Smile with Me!” 4. Lockers and strollers can be rented at the park. Strollers and wheelchairs can be reserved online. Be sure and make a reservation if you hope to rent one. 5. Be sure to bring a change of clothes and a towel. Swimwear is required for water activities. 6. Ride Vapor Trail or Elmo’s …