Thursday, September 28, 2023




Written by Jennifer Frieze, Correspondent
September 27, 2023

            At the September 25th Quakertown Borough work session, a presentation was given on the future renovation project of Cedar Grove Park.

            The 4.5-acre park is located off Roan Tree Drive at the western end of the borough. Currently, there are basketball/street hockey courts, a playground and a stone walking path.

            Public concern has been expressed to the borough about safety issues in the park. The benches are rusted out and usable playground equipment is waning. In addition, the safety of the surfacing around the playground equipment is problematic as is accessibility to and within the park.

            The recreation committee recommended to council that it would be beneficial to close the playground for liability issues. The deconstruction and removal of malfunctioning playground equipment will take place in the near future.

            The plan is to remove stone and pave the walking paths. The athletic courts will be updated and trees planted to landscape the park. A rain garden will be planted to offset stormwater runoff. The playground equipment will be replaced to accommodate a range of ages and abilities.

            Safety is also a focus. Cameras and lights will be installed to deter deviant behavior.

            The cost of the entire project adds up to about ...

Written by Mary Gibbs Kerchner, Correspondent
September 27, 2023

            Last Thursday night Trumbauersville Borough Council voted to request Quakertown Community School District administer approximately $4,332 in scholarship funds the borough has raised.  The borough has held onto the money for three years.  It has decided to release the funds so Trumbauersville students can utilize the money for their choice of higher education.

            Criteria for the scholarship award requires the deserving student to be a resident of Trumbauersville with academic achievement and community involvement.  The funds can be offered to one student or several either in one year or spread over a few years.  The student who is chosen for the scholarship award will be recommended by the school district's principal and teachers.  The award will be given as a committee of Trumbauersville Borough councilmen decide.

            Trumbauersville Council President Ed Childs explained to residents who attended the council meeting that the Borough of Trumbauersville follows the ...



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