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Electrician Catches Fire; Masseuse Charged for Offering Sex for Tips 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:

Carpet Store Employee Saved a Man Who Caught Fire
An employee of Adams Carpet store in Bensalem saved a man's life after he caught fire after an electrical explosion.

Council Approves Liquor License Transfer for Doylestown Inn
Doylestown Borough Council unanimously granted a liquor license transfer to the new owners of the Doylestown Inn.

Chopper Takes Victim From Senior Home After Fire
Firefighters respond to a fire at Willow Lake, a senior housing facility in Willow Grove.

29-Year-Old Arrested for Stabbing a man who Gave him a Cigarette
A Bensalem man is in jail after robbing and stabbing another man who had just given him a cigarette.

Could Hollywood Come to Horsham?
A Horsham resident expressed interest in the shuttered Willow Grove air base being used to film movies.

Anonymous Donor Gives Council Rock 5K for iPads
The donation will be used to purchase iPads for the Autistic Support Classes, according to information from the district.

Car Crashes in Northampton at Lowest Level in a Decade
Police Chief Barry Pilla said the reduction in accidents is a result of hard work by officers and succesful traffic enforcement campaigns.

Pipe Bomb Maker to Pay for Police Overtime
Convicted pipe bomb maker John Grzyminski will have to pay back police overtime for the May 2012 incident.

Police Make Prostitution Busts at Two Southampton Spas
Police filed prostitution charges against several women after when undercover police were offered sex for tips.

Elderly Woman has Purse Stolen Off Her Arm
A woman had her purse stolen right off of her arm in Trevose. The subject fled on foot.


The Video Store on New Falls Road remains open after a pickup truck struck the building Thursday morning.

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