Wednesday, April 10, 2013
12-year-old Bailey O'Neill, who died from injuries sustained during a playground bullying incident, will be honored by the Philadelphia Phillies during their home game against the Red Sox on May 29.
The Philadelphia Phillies have announced they will dedicate their home game on May 29 to the memory of 12-year-old Bailey O'Neill, who died as a result of injuries sustained during a playground bullying incident in March. "We extended the invite to the O'Neill family, and they graciously accepted," said Scott Palmer, Public Affairs Director for the Philadelphia Phillies. "Now we're working on planning out the rest of the day." Bailey's father, Robert, was overjoyed to hear the news that his son—a staunch Phillies fan—would be honored by his favorite team. “This is wonderful news, and we’re so thankful for the Phillies to reach out to our family and dedicate a home game to Bailey’s memory," said Robert O'Neill. "It’s so exciting that people…
Monday, March 25, 2013
Today is the last day to nominate a local nonprofit arts group to receive a donation from Univest Corporation as part of its 'Caring for Arts Giveaway.'
Do you know a local nonprofit arts organization worthy of $1,000? Univest Corporation wants to know about it via Facebook. Souderton-based Univest Corporation ends its "Caring for Arts Giveaway" today at 8 a.m., where it will award $1,000 to a local nonprofit arts organization nominated by the community. According to Kim Detwiler of Univest, the contest is part of Univest's "Committed to Local" philanthropic arm. The contest is held four times a year through its Facebook page. Here's what to do: Good luck to all the local nonprofits!
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Jonathan Philip Dippold, 30, of Folcroft, PA, was arrested for alleged illegal possession of a stolen firearm and two other felonies after a domestic disturbance call at the Holiday Inn in Towamencin Township
Jonathan Philip Dippold, 30, of the 1000 block of Tayler Drive, Folcroft, PA, was taken into custody by Towamencin Police Feb. 19 for alleged illegal possession of a stolen firearm and two other felonies while at Holiday Inn in Towamencin, police said. Dippold faces charges of felony possession of a firearm by a person prohibited from possessing a firearm, felony carrying a firearm without a license and felony receiving stolen property, according to court records. Dippold has a preliminary hearing set for March 7 at 11:30 a.m. before District Judge Harold Borek in Lansdale. Dippold remains incarcerated at Montgomery County prison on $25,000 cash bail, according to court records. According to police, on Feb. 19 at 1:05 a.m., police …