Regional Roundup: DA Counseled Central Bucks to be More Open
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DA Counseled Central Bucks to be More Open: Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler met privately with school board representatives to discuss "facilitating good, public debate." The Central Bucks School Board will return to audiotaping its meetings and has taken the first step to form a committee to discuss ways to better communicate with the public. Read more on Doylestown Patch.
5K Benefiting Mary Kate's Legacy Foundation Held Wednesday: More than 150 runners and walkers took part in the annual charity event Wednesday evening in Newtown. See photos from the race on Newtown Patch.
Northampton Community Honors Recently Deployed Army Ranger Terrence McGovern: Army Ranger Terrence McGovern was recently deployed to Afghanistan, so his family, friends and members of the community gathered to place a flag in his honor in the township's display. His parents, Patty and Duke McGovern, participated in the flag placement and spoke on their son's behalf. See photos on Northampton Patch.
This Was Southampton: Week of July 22, 1959: Take a glance into the past with headlines from the former weekly news publication “The Southampton Star” on Upper Southampton Patch.
NFT, NSB to Meet in 44th Negotiation Session Tonight: In their 44th meeting, the Neshaminy Federation of Teachers and Neshaminy School Board will meet tonight in another attempt to discuss terms of a new contract. Both parties met last July 18 in a mostly unsuccessful bargaining session. Read more on Lower Southampton Patch.
State's Gas Drilling Law Ruled Unconstitutional: A Doylestown attorney helped fight against Pennsylvania's gas drilling Act 13, which the court ruled today "does not protect the interests of neighboring property owners from harm." Read more on Levittown Patch.
Voyeur Banned from Willow Grove Mall: A Philadelphia man was sentenced yesterday following an incident in which he was looking at a woman in a Macy’s fitting room in Willow Grove Park mall in October, according to a report in the Pottstown Mercury. Read more about the sentence on Lower Moreland Patch.
County Library Gets $9K from Montgomery Township: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library has $9,000 more to its coffers, thanks to a contribution Monday night from Montgomery Township. Executive director Kathleen Arnold-Yerger was there to accept the check and she filled in supervisors and the public in attendance on e-books and her dream for the future of the Bookmobile. Read more on Upper Moreland Patch.
Gentlemen, Start Your Engines: On Saturday, show cars will line York Road for the 20th annual Moonlight Memories Car Show. Get details about the car show on Hatboro-Horsham Patch