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2 people arrested for alleged propane tank theft in Quakertown
QUAKERTOWN, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) say two people have been arrested for allegedly stealing propane tanks from a Quakertown gas station last Friday night. PSP say a man and woman broke into a propane tank locker on Nov. 24, at the Sunoco service station located at 2099 Quaker Pointe Drive.
Bucks County man searches for information in 1975 stabbing death of his sister
Police say robbery is an unlikely motive since Patty Bartlett's purse, wallet, and shopping bag of photo supplies were all recovered at the scene.
Weekly Safety Report: Arrest Made in Child Assault Case, Shed Fire in Quakertown
A 57-year-old man from Quakertown, Pennsylvania was arrested for indecent assault of a male child under the age of 13. The incident took place in his home on Trolley Bridge Road. Additionally, a shed fire occurred in Quakertown, but no injuries were reported.
87-year-old woman dies from injuries days after I-78 crash
An 87-year-old woman died Friday from injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 78 in Salisbury Township. Camille Couzens, of Wilmington, Delaware, was the passenger of a car that was involved in a crash with another vehicle on Nov. 26, the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office reported Saturday. The...
Worker Assaulted at PA Wawa With Customers Likely Watching
You have to give employees on the overnight shift at Wawa credit for the abuse that can come with working those hours. This is an extreme case of abuse of a Wawa worker. Overnight Worker at PA Wawa Assualted in the Store. Lower Southampton, Bucks County Police say that the...
Beware of 'Card-Draining' Scam Affecting Local Stores
Local police issue a warning about an ongoing "card-draining" scam that recently targeted over 100 gift cards at a Pennsylvania grocery store. In this scheme, thieves remove gift cards from shelves, extract the card's details, and then surreptitiously return them.
Weekly Safety Report: Purse Snatching and Road Rage Killing in Doylestown, PA
Two incidents occurred in Doylestown, Pennsylvania this week. In the first incident, a thief stole a purse from a business and attempted to use the victim's ID at two banks in New Jersey. The second incident involved a road rage incident where a man intentionally ran over another man in a McDonald's parking lot and then fled the scene. The perpetrator has been sentenced to prison and must complete an anger management course.
Motive For Inmate Gino Hagenkotter's Escape May Be Related To Bucks County Ties: Reports
The 34-year-old serving a sentence at the Riverside Correctional Facility was supposed to be released to a transitional program this week, according to NBC Philadelphia and CBS News. However, Hagenkotter's release was was rescheduled to April 2024 due to a retail theft incident out of Bucks County, the outlets said.
Wegmans sets 2024 opening date for new Bucks County store
A new Wegmans grocery store will open its doors in Yardley next spring, the company announced Thursday. Set to open March 20, the supermarket at 925 Vansant Dr. will be part of the Prickett Preserve town center's mix of residential and retail buildings. It will be Wegmans' second location in Bucks County, joining another market that opened in Warrington in 2006.
These whitehall, PA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around whitehall.
New tenants dishing out tasty eats at Quakertown Farmers Market
RICHLAND TWP., Pa. - Hungry shoppers have several new options to enjoy at the Quakertown Farmers Market, affectionately known as “Q-Mart” to locals. The newest addition is Mi’s Korean Kitchen, offering Korean specialties like kimchi, japchae and bibimbap. The eatery, featuring booth seating, opened a few weeks...
Black Lynx Spotted in Aquetong Spring Park, Solebury Residents Asked to Report Sightings
A furry friend is lurking amongst the trees of Solebury Township’s Aquetong Spring Park, and residents should be on the look out. A furry friend is lurking amongst the trees of Solebury Township’s Aquetong Spring Park, writes Matt Coughlin for KYW Newsradio. In a video posted online, a...
The new Central Bucks School Board should protect taxpayers and rescind the former superintendent’s $700,000 severance package | PennLive Editorial
It’s almost too outrageous to be true. But it is. In one of its last acts in office, the outgoing Central Bucks School Board voted to give its superintendent a $700,000 severance package that includes more than $300,000 for unused time off and health insurance payments for his family.
Oldest Christmas tree lighting in the U.S. is also a food drive in Bucks County
PERKASIE, Pa. (CBS) -- The oldest Christmas tree lighting in the United States will kick off Saturday in Bucks County and will double as a food drive. Santa has an exciting history lesson planned."It's the oldest tree lighting in the country," he said Friday at the Perkasie Electric Company. "I come every year to light it. There's thousands of people. It's a great time."Since 1909, Perkasie Borough has had a Christmas tree lighting so epic, it needs electrical linemen from the borough, like Shawn Eby to set up Santa's bucket truck which will become his sleigh."I would say for sure that there's a...
PECO Utility Work Scheduled in Red Hill Until Dec. 29
RED HILL PA – A weekdays-only lane closure is being scheduled through the end of December on Route 29 in Red Hill Borough, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said. Utility construction by PECO Energy will close a single lane on the state-owned highway – locally known as Main Street...
Small-Town Drug Bust Exposes Larger Socioeconomic Challenges
On November 14, 2023, a routine traffic stop in Phillipsburg, NJ, escalated into a substantial drug bust when Jennifer Crane, a 37-year-old Stewartsville resident, was arrested. Crane was initially stopped for minor vehicle infractions, but the situation intensified when officers discovered her suspended license, leading to a search warrant. Police uncovered an alarming array of drugs, including methamphetamine, cocaine, suspected fentanyl, and ecstasy, alongside $3,084 in cash. She now faces serious charges with potential long-term imprisonment, highlighting a pressing issue in small-town America.
Houses of the holy: Church properties in Bethlehem are giving rise to homes
Boxes of pizza and trays of desserts were lined up along the wall of the fellowship hall in Bethlehem’s First Presbyterian Church. Last Tuesday night, an unseasonable chill outside wasn’t enough to keep a crowd more than 100 strong from helping to envision the next chapter for the church’s 32-acre property at 2344 Center St.
Weekly Safety Report: Gunman Threatens Woman, Theft and Stabbing at Dollar Store, Road Rage Incident, and Dating Violence Education in Allentown
This week in Allentown, Pennsylvania, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety in the community. These incidents include a gunman threatening a woman in her home, a theft and stabbing at a dollar store, a road rage incident resulting in a man's death, and a tragedy sparking a conversation about dating violence education in Parkland.
Modify local construction codes to better protect residents in multi-unit buildings | Letter
We see how Florida has modified their construction codes to appease the insurance companies. Locally, we observe the million-square-foot, steel-and-cement structures that protect our high-demand goods imported from around the globe. Simultaneously, we watch the construction of apartment complexes, motels and assisted-living facilities utilizing wood framing for upwards of four-story-tall...
Spotlight: Beulah Cemetery
Nestled in the rolling hills and clear streams of Bucks County, Beulah Cemetery has been a part of the community since 1882. Located on 14 acres in New Britain, Beulah Cemetery has been providing local residents with well over 100 of peace, tranquility and tradition. Beulah Cemetery is a traditional,...