Friday, May 3, 2013
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- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Friday, May 3
Hundreds of friends, family and Penndale Middle School classmates packed Memorial Park in Lansdale Thursday night to celebrate and recognize the life of Dennis Kee, 15, of Hatfield, who was killed a week ago by a vehicle on Route 309 in Hatfield. View a few of the photos from the evening in the gallery. Please add your photos to the collection.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Law enforcement honors fallen officer as community quickly supports.
"Brad Fox is a hero." That simple statement bookended Plymouth Township Police Chief Joseph Lawrence's address to the media Thursday night, as he stood in the suddenly cool night air just a few hundred yards from where Officer Bradley Fox was killed in the line of duty. "Brad was with [the department] for seven years, and just recently graduated the Philadelphia K-9 school with his partner, Nick," said Lawrence, adding that Fox is survived by an expectant wife and young daughter. "This was a senseless, senseless act." Details are still scarce about how Officer Fox lost his life. Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman said that Fox and his canine partner, Nick, responded to a hit and run accident near the intersection of …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Friends and family of deceased Quakertown man Michael W. Marino Jr., who was shot by a Perkasie Police officer on Saturday, have started petitions calling for police reform and justice
Three days after the shooting death by a Perkasie Police officer of Quakertown man Michael W. Marino Jr., 26, friends and family members have taken to Facebook and Change.org calling for justice and police reform. A petition for justice for Marino and police reform has begun as a public event on Facebook. The petition itself has 529 supporters as of 5 p.m. Tuesday. A similar petition has begun on Change.org as well. You can sign the "Petition for Justice and Police Reform to Respect Consitutional Rights" by clicking this highlighted link. The Change.org petition was started by Stephen Reichman of Perkasie. As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, it had 46 out of 500 signatures. The petition's purpose on Change.org is as follows: The police in Pennsylvania …
The Quakertown man died June 9 in Perkasie after an alleged encounter with police
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Michael W. Marino, Jr., 26, of Quakertown passed away suddenly on June 9, 2012, according to an obituary on the website of Huff and Lakjer Funeral Home. He was the beloved son of Michael W. Marino and the late Trudy A. Simione and step-son of Kalie Marino. Michael was a graduate of Lakeside High School. He was a charming young man who loved nature and people. He had just started classes at Bucks County Community College and loved working with his hands, employed as a carpenter for some time. You can read the remainder of the obituary at this link: http://huffandlakjer.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=1504869&fh_id=13918