Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The money will help further the ongoing project to link bike and hike trails around Central Bucks.
The effort to connect the bike and hike paths around Doylestown into one contiguous system is $200,000 closer to becoming reality. Doylestown Township supervisors on Tuesday night agreed to accept a $200,000 grant from the state for the Destination Peace Valley project. The grant comes from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. But one resident wanted to know the longterm financial implications of the project. "How much is it going to cost us to maintain each year?" asked Lee Schwartz, who frequently attends supervisors' meetings. "Grants are good, but they take on a future liability," Schwartz added. Dick John, who heads up the township's operations department, said maintenance of the bike path is not likely …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The longtime Doylestown educator and community leader was remembered for her role in making the area's 18-mile bike and hike trail system a reality.
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Thursday, October 25, 2012
When Corinne Cody died, a little piece of Doylestown died with her. It was the piece that always thought tomorrow would be better. The part that said 'we can do it if we work together.' The bit that believed absolutely in the power of positive thinking. "Corinne was the most amazingly positive, relentlessly optimistic person I’ve ever met," John Davis, Doylestown borough manager and a friend and neighbor of Cody's, said earlier this year. "In this job, you tend to think that optimists sometimes are naïve. Corinne taught me and everyone she worked with that it was possible to make your community a better place while looking on the bright side at all times." Cody, a longtime educator in Central Bucks and community leader in Doylestown, died …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Part of the project to connect the paths around Doylestown to Peace Valley Park may have a shot at state funding.
The first phase of a plan to connect the bike and hike paths around Doylestown recently took a step forward, and local officials say the project has a good chance at some state funding. Doylestown Township supervisors recently agreed to hire Horsham-based consultant Michael Baker to complete an easement and legal study of the portion of the trail that will run through the Pine Run reservoir. Baker, the consultant that also drafted the 2010 feasibility study for the project, which is called Destination Peace Valley, will be paid $5,254 for the easement study, Doylestown Township manager Stephanie Mason said. The local municipalities that are cooperating on the project must be able to show that they have the necessary legal agreements in …