Monday, March 4, 2013
The fire occurred in a stock room at the mall Monday morning.
Officials from the Middletown Police Department and Fire Marshal's office are currently investigating the cause of a stockroom fire at the Oxford Valley Mall Monday morning. According to reports, the blaze is being investigated as a possible arson. Middletown Fire Marshal James McGuire could not confirm if the fire had a suspicious nature, commenting that the incident is under investigation. According to McGuire, the alarm went out at 10:48 a.m. when the fire broke out in a back stockroom on the upper level of the mall, nearby the Sears section of the complex. The mall's sprinkler system quickly extinguished the flames, and there was minimal smoke damage to the area. Customers were briefly evacuated from the building and allowed back in …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Middletown police are looking for a couple who may have been the victims of a strong-armed robbery attempt.
Police are looking for a couple who witnesses say are the victims of a strong-armed robbery attempt Sunday afternoon in the parking lot of the Oxford Valley Mall in Middletown. "Witnesses reported seeing three male subjects approach a couple in the parking lot of the mall and attempt to pull a cellular telephone from the hands of a male victim," police said. The suspects were unable to get the phone from the man. According to authorities, the three individuals fled the area in a silver Pontiac Grand Am. The incident happened just before 2:45 p.m. Investigators report they have possible suspects in mind, but the victims have no come forward at this point. Middletown police request the victims in the robbery attempt contact them at 215-750-…
Monday, January 14, 2013
Two people were recently caught trying to steal from retailers in the Oxford Valley Mall.
The Middletown Township Police Department reported the following incidents: Retail Theft A 14-year-old male will be petitioned to juvenile court for retail theft of $265 worth of clothing from the Oxford Valley Mall Hollister store on Jan. 12 at about 4:24 p.m. Retail Theft A 31-year-old Levittown woman was arrested for retail theft of about $692 worth of merchandise from the Oxford Valley Mall Macy's on Jan. 12 at about 6 p.m. Retail Theft A 21-year-old Newtown man was issued a non-traffic citation for retail theft of $99 worth of merchandise from the Langhorne Target on Jan. 13 at about 7:46 p.m. Theft from Vehicle Sometime overnight, an unlocked 2008 Ford Edge on Canal Rd., Levittown, was entered and earrings, an Ipod, prescription …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Need a job? These Levittown-area businesses are hiring.
Are you or someone you know looking for work? Check out these Levittown-area jobs posted recently around town and online at CareerBuilder, Craigslist.org and more. Click on the job title to view the posting. (Editor's Note: Job listings were posted in the past two weeks; some positions may have been filled.) Construction Equipment Repair Facility: Parts Manager Shear Cuts: Stylist Langhorne Body Shop: Auto Body Tech Oxford Valley Mall McDonald's: Manager Publishing Office in Langhorne: Part-time Accounting/Admin Assistant Flowers by David: Floral Designer Wawa: Assistant General Manager Reedman-Toll Auto World: New Car General Sales Manager, Auto & Lube Technicians and F&I Business Manager Aldi: Cashiers Langhorne Pizza Hut: General Manager
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Several other recent retail theft incidents were reported in Middletown. One man tried to take $1,000 worth of clothing from Macy's.
Local police in two towns have dealt with several retail thefts incidents recently. At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, two men walked into the Normandy Optical location at 85 Makefield Road in Falls Township and "removed" 14 pair of Gucci eyeglasses from the display area of the store, police said. According to police, the designer frames were taken while the small business' owner was helping other customers. The two suspects are described as a white male in the his 30s and a black male in his 40s, police said. The glasses were valued at $1,635. In November, Bristol police reported that 750 eyeglass frames were taken from a car on Dixon Avenue. No word if the crimes are connected. Several retail thefts incidents were also reported in Middletown. A 23-…
Friday, November 23, 2012
The Middletown Township mall opened Friday morning at midnight and was filled with busy shoppers. Share your Black Friday 2012 photos and stories.
Just hours eating turkey and celebrating Thanksgiving, people descended upon area retails who were offering Black Friday sales. Oxford Valley Mall Director of Marketing James Malervy said that thousands of customers packed the Middletown mall in the pre-dawn hours on Friday. About 80 percent of the mall's retailers opened for customers at midnight, Malervy said. In past years, the mall has opened at 4 a.m. Click here to see highlights from Black Friday 2011 Comments on the Levittown Facebook page indicated long lines at other area stores. How was Black Friday for you? Share your photos by clicking the upload button marked "Upload Photos and Videos," and let us know how things went in the comment section.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Nafeesah Terry, 22, was wanted by Philadelphia police in connection with a murder and an attempted murder.
A 22-year-old Philadelphia woman wanted in connection with a 2010 murder that happened in the Feltonville section of the city was arrested Saturday at the Oxford Valley Mall. According to the Bucks County Courier Times, Nafeesah Terry was caught after trying to pass a $100 bill on a $14 purchase at Sears. Authorities returned clothing and change obtained using phony money at various stores in the mall, the paper reported. Terry was sought by Philadelphia police in connection with the murder of 22-year-old Quinta Brown in Feltonville and the attempted murder of Sherenia Williams along Roosevelt Boulevard, according to city authorities and Philly.com. Before her arrest at the Middletown shopping mall, Terry was listed on law enforcement …
Monday, October 22, 2012
A breast cancer walk was also held at the mall over the weekend.
Woman decended on the Oxford Valley Mall Saturday for the Third Annual Big sMall Walk for Breast Cancer, which raises money for the Bott Cancer Center at Holy Redeemer Hospital, and the First Annual Moms Rock! Expo.
Friday, October 19, 2012
The Third Annual Big sMall Walk for Breast Cancer and a First Annual Moms Rock! Expo will be held Saturday.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Oxford Valley Mall is hosting two events on Saturday, Oct. 20 to benefit local area women. The Third Annual Big sMall Walk for Breast Cancer, which raises money for the Bott Cancer Center at Holy Redeemer Hospital, starts at 9 a.m. Additionally, the mall is partnering with 95.7 BEN-FM to host the First Annual Moms Rock! Expo—a day full of deals, activities and pampering, held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To kick off the Big sMall Walk, Dr. Beth DuPree, director of the breast health program at Holy Redeemer and her colleagues Drs. Stacy Krisher and Catherine Carruthers of Comprehensive Breast Care Surgeons will offer attendees information on breast health beginning at 8 a.m. Following the event, Macy’s will provide free makeovers to attendees. …
Friday, October 12, 2012
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means a variety of pink products will be hitting the shelves. But, do your pink purchases always go towards the cause?
A wave of pink is flooding stores everywhere, as retailers participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For the savvy Levittown shopper, it's an opportunity to donate to a good cause while snagging unique, pink-hued items. H&M at the Oxford Valley Mall Macy's at the Oxford Valley Mall But before you plunk down your green for some pink, the nonprofits behind Breast Cancer Awareness Month want you to check the label. Jenna Glazer, director of development for Young Survival Coalition (YSC), a global organization dedicated to helping young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer, said that buyers should be on the lookout for a label or tag that tells where the money from the purchase goes. "If you walk into Bed Bath & Beyond and see …