Thursday, March 25, 2010

Another idea for Neshaminy Middle School

This article courtesy of the Bucks County Courier Times . . .

The Bucks County commissioners aren't racing to write a check in response to an idea by Wrightstown philanthropist Gene Epstein that he and the county team up to buy the closed Neshaminy Middle School in Middletown. Epstein, who has contributed to countless causes over the years, thinks the property would be a good place for another homeless shelter, job training for the unemployed, temporary apartments for low-income residents and some other uses. He and his wife, Marlene, said they are willing to put up $500,000 toward buying the school and hope county officials would agree to fund the rest.

Epstein said his ideas for the property are worth pursuing. [Bucks County Commissioner] Marseglia agreed but said the county just doesn't have the money.

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