Lansdale officials are raising concerns about traffic safety along Whites Road near the entrance into the community pool. Even with crossing guards present, it seems some motorists have difficulty seeing pedestrians in the street and there have a few near misses. Borough Councilman Mike Sobel says the road is on a hill and that’s part of the problem.
“So we definitely need to get the traffic engineer to do a study to see what we have to do and then we can make our changes.”
Sobel also says cars are moving too fast on Whites road. The speed limit is 25 miles per hour. Lansdale police will be Keeping a close eye on the area to enforce the speed limit.
A CB East High School English teacher, suspended earlier this year for a blog she wrote and posted on the internet, will return to teach this fall at the same school with the same grade and the same classes.
It’s no secret that college students and recent high school graduates seeking higher education will be facing large amounts of debt. The picture for students attending Penn State’s main campus and those thinking of studying in State College will become more financially challenging. Penn state, with its recent announcement that tuition will be raised by 3.8 percent, has elevated the school to the most expensive public university in the nation. Families with two students at Penn State can expect a yearly bill of nearly 35-grand. The cost for one student is just over 15-thousand dollars. An official with Penn State pointed to state budget cuts as the reason for the tuition increase. Penn State has company as the most expensive public university in the nation with in-state rival Pittsburgh, which comes in second as the most expensive public university in the country.