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Dad Sheds 125 Pounds; Missing Woman's Body Found 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:

Man Sentenced to Life for Murdering Girlfriend's 18-Month-Old Daughter
Adrian Allen pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and child endangerment on Tuesday and was sentenced to life in prison.

Super Bowl Kickoff Time and Five Fun Facts about the Game
Here's some facts about Sunday's big game we bet you didn't know, and some more useful information including kickoff time and where to watch the game in Bucks and Montgomery.

Body of Missing Woman's Found in Canal
Authorities recovered a body from the canal in Lambertville that matches the description of Sarah Majoras.


"Big Andy" Aubin of Hatboro set out on a running and weight loss journey that resulted in him losing more than one-third of his body weight.

Tyler Park Arts Center Raising Money for Six-Ton Kiln
Tyler Park Center for the Arts is seeking to raise $8,500 to support the Manabigama kiln project.

'Silent Bandit' Sentenced to Federal Prison
A 43-year-old Bethlehem man admitted to robbing six banks over a two-week period in April 2012, including the PNC Bank located inside the Warminster Shop Rite.

Southampton Giant Celebrates Grand Re-Opening
Giant Food Stores recently completed a five-month remodel of its Southampton location.

Solemn Ceremony Marks Anniversary of Officer's Death
On Tuesday, police and members of the community marked the passing of Middletown Detective Chris Jones.


A Falls Township couple was arrested and charged in two robberieis. The couple may also be involved in a similar incident that happened Friday in Bristol Township


The following information was supplied by the Lower Moreland Police Department.

Fire Crews Battle Suspicious Horsham Blaze
Area fire companies extinguished the second garage fire in less than a week Wednesday night in Horsham.

John F February 03, 2013 at 12:23 PM
nice jusxtaposition of headlines..I'm sure it does wonders for the victims friends and family to see her death in the same headline as a weight loss story. Good job of journalism (look it up) NOT
Jane February 03, 2013 at 03:04 PM
Agreed. That was insensitive and crass. I realize that Sarah's disappearance and death are big news, but they should be (and mostly have been, by Patch) treated with more respect than this.

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