JDNC Receives National Main Street Accreditation
NEWTOWN, PA, JULY 21, 2005: This year, the efforts of the Joint Downtown Newtown Corporation earned it recognition for commercial district revitalization by meeting standards for performance set by the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s National Main Street Center. JDNC joins 593 other Main Street revitalization programs nationally recognized as 2005 Accredited National Main Street Programs.
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Newtown Borough 2005 historic preservation award winner
NEWTOWN, PA, JULY 11, 2005: Newtown Borough has been chosen as the third recipient of the PSAB/PHMC Historic Preservation Award. The award recognizes a borough which has implemented a comprehensive Historic Preservation Program that has successfully resulted in the preservation of the borough’s build heritage and continues to emphasize economic and community revitalization. (read full article)
Main Street Manager Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
NEWTOWN, PA, June 27, 2005: Main Streets Manager, Chris Ortwein, will be honored at this month’s aha! Friday as part of the Pride of Newtown ceremony. Ortwein received the Teri Foster Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2005 “Townie” Awards, a gala held in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Downtown Center’s (PDC) Annual Conference in State College, PA. (read full article)