Check out today's highlights from around the region, and click on the link to read the full article.
: After drawing a large crowd for its grand opening April 21, the Feasterville Impact Thrift Store location is now accepting donations. Donors should drive around the TJ Maxx end of the building and up the hill to the loading dock/donation area Monday through Saturday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. To get the guidelines about donating, visit Lower Southampton Patch.
: The Giaimo Brothers finally have approval from the Board of Supervisors to begin work on the land development in Richboro that will include a new Walgreen's, bank, and updates for Giuseppe's and the Spread Eagle Inn. Get the full story on Northampton Patch.
: The Newtown Township Board of Supervisors unanimously approved hiring Kurt Ferguson as the new township manager. Ferguson, who is currently the township manager for Hempfield Township in Westmoreland County, will replace Joe Czajkowski, who resigned April 1. Learn more about Ferguson on Newtown Patch.
: Neshaminy School District Superintendent Louis Muenker recommended a variety of budget cuts to balance the 2012-2013 budget, including closing The Learning Center alternative school. If the board were to move forward with this decision, the district would see a savings of about $1.4 million. Learn more about proposed budget cuts on Levittown Patch.
: Trish Burkholder always knew she wanted to own a bridal store, and now she and her husband Ed own two, including the Country Bride and Gent in Bensalem. Get more info about the small business and its owners on Bensalem Patch.
: Lower Moreland Township will hold its 4th annual Tree Planting event this Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Huntingdon Valley Library. Check out photos from last year on Lower Moreland Patch.