Regional Roundup: Man Attempts To Lure 11-Year-Old In Upper Southampton
And an SUV crashes through a card store window in Bensalem.
Check out these highlights from around the region, and click on the link to read the full article.
Attempted Child Luring on Dennis Road: Police reported that a man in a dark-colored, full-sized pickup truck approached an 11-year-old girl on Dennis Avenue near Paddock Road around 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 13. Det. James Schirmer of the Upper Southampton Police Department said the girl was walking alone when the man pulled up and asked for help finding his dog. Read the full story on Upper Southampton Patch.
SUV Crashes Through Bensalem Card Store Window: A Chevy Blazer crashed through the window of Susan's Hallmark store in the Village Center on Bristol Road near Hulmeville Road around 11 a.m. The SUV knocked over a display inside the shop, but no one in the store was injured. Learn more about the accident on Bensalem Patch.
Miracle League Field to Open This Weekend: The time has come for a new season of Miracle League baseball, and but after three years of hard work, the Northampton league finally has a home turf. Opening day will be April 22. The Miracle League is a national charitable organization with localized chapters whose purpose is to provide a baseball/softball league for special needs children. Read more on Northampton Patch.
Sycamore Street Speed Limit to be Discussed Tonight: The speed limit on Sycamore Street will be the topic of conversation at Monday night's Newtown Township Board of Supervisors work session meeting. The township's traffic committee is expected to recommend the speed limit be reduced from 35 to 25 miles per hour. Get the full agenda and more on Newtown Patch.
Ollie's Coming to Village Mall: By the end of August, Ollie's Bargain Outlet is slated to open in Horsham's Village Mall. According to plans filed with the township recently, Ollie’s intends to take over the former 32,000-square-foot space previously occupied by the pet store within the nearly shuttered shopping center, which is located on Blair Mill Road. Read more on Hatboro-Horsham Patch.
Viewfinder: Warminster Skate Jam: After several weekends of inclement weather, Warminster's Skate Jam finally took place on Saturday, April 13. Check out the photos on Warminster Patch.
Running Boston Marathon Part of Her 'Sanity': Huntingdon Valley's Patty Sharp first started running "to fight off the Freshman 15" back in college, but has been doing it ever since. Her finish in the 2010 Philadelphia Marathon qualified her to run in Boston Marathon, which will be her third marathon. Read more about Sharp on Lower Moreland Patch.
LSFD to Host Pancake Breakfast: Help raise funds for the Lower Southampton Fire Department by dining on pancakes and sausage at the all-you-can-eat breakfast on Saturday, April 21. Get all of the details on Lower Southampton Patch.