Counterfeit Cash Found in Casino; Two Saved From Christmas Fire and More

Here are the most popular local stories from Patch during the week.

Just in case you missed a day at Patch, which can happen but shouldn't (sign up for our free newsletters), here's a look at the top headlines around our area this week:

Counterfeit Money Found at Parx Casino
One three separate days, Parx Casino cashiers discover bills they suspected to be counterfeit.

Firefighters Rescue Two From Christmas Morning Fire
Firefighters and paramedics pull victims from burning house on Orchard Lane in Lower Southampton.

Morning Fire Closes Street Road Gas Station
The Shell Gas Station was closed Thursday morning after a fire smoked out the convenience store.

A pair of teenage relatives are dealing with serious injuries after a nasty crash at the intersection of Woodbourne and Oxford Valley roads in Middletown.

Toast 2013 New Year with a Bottle of Champagne
Choosing the appropriate sparkling wine for New Year's Eve can make you dizzy before the first sip. Here's a handy guide to the intoxicating world of bubbles on a budget.

The following information was obtained from the Lower Moreland Police Department.

Local Kids to Help Bring Joy to Sandy Hook Students
Students of all ages will make snowflakes that will be given to Sandy Hook Elementary.

5 Ways to Start Saving Money in the New Year
If your New Year’s resolution is to get your finances in order, these guidelines will help you get started.

Stop! Don't Put That Old TV Out in the Trash
Here's how to dispose of your old electronics responsibly, for free.

Celebrate New Year's Eve Locally
Avoid the traffic and impossible parking in the city by celebrating the new year locally.

60-Year-Old Cited with Careless Driving in Death of 75-Year-Old
Benjamin Irven Beliveau of Upper Moreland, struck and killed Dorothy A. Lodge, in Hatboro Nov. 16, according to police.


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