Regional Roundup: Chick-fil-A Supporters Flock to Local Restaurants
Today's top stories around the region.
Customers Flock to Support Chick-fil-A Local supporters of the restaurant chain at the center of a gay marriage debate turned out for "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day," while gay rights supporters are planning "Chick-fil-A Same Sex Kiss Day" on Friday. Find more local stories at Doylestown Patch.
Thief Steals Entire Bathroom From Construction Site A construction supervisor reported to the Upper Southampton police that sometime overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday someone stole a sink, toilet, faucets and other plumbing supplies from a home under construction. Get more local stories at Upper Southampton Patch.
ATC, Northampton Near Cell Phone Tower Solution American Tower Corporation presented an alternative plan for cell phone towers that were originally planned for residential neighborhoods. Find more local stories at Northampton Patch.
Rebirth Coming for Village Mall It appears that the shopping plaza's revitalization is underway. Speed Raceway is expected to open soon in the 100,000-square-foot former Walmart site. Ollie's Bargain Outlet plans to open later this month, Panda Pavilion has been renovated and relocated and facade upgrades are ongoing. Find more local stories at Hatboro-Horsham Patch.
Cadets Graduate from MCCC Sixty-one cadets graduated from Montgomery County Community College’s Municipal Police Academy on July 18 during a ceremony held at the College’s Science Center Theater, 340 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell. Get more local stories at Lower Moreland Patch.
Willow Grove Man Punished for Jeopardizing Firefighters' Safety William A. Conner, 39, of the 400 block of Davisville Road, received a three-year probation after pleading guilty to three charges of reckless endangerment, as well as a criminal mischief charge stemming from his failure to obey barricades placed on flooded roadways during Hurricane Irene last August. Get more local stories at Upper Moreland Patch.
Feasterville Ambulance Company, Owners Charged in $2.5M Fraud Scheme The United States Attorney's Office announced Wednesday that a Feasterville ambulance company cost the Medicare program more than $2.5 million due to fraudulent actions. Get more local stories at Lower Southampton Patch.
Newtown Man Involved in Middletown Crash An accident caused by a Newtown resident sliced a utility pole in Middletown Township into two pieces Wednesday evening. Get more local stories at Newtown Patch.
Firefighter Videos Middletown Fire on Helmet Cam The dramatic footage follows the firefighter from the moment the truck arrives at the scene of a four-alarm fire at a Harper's Crossing apartment complex and the crews enter the building after several firefighter mayday calls come across and finishes as firefighters are evacuated from the large multi-unit apartment building. Find more local stories at Levittown Patch.
Officer Lorenzo Interfaith Service Planned for Tomorrow On Friday, Aug. 3, 10 a.m., there will be an Interfaith Service for Officer Brian Lorenzo held at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, located at 18th Street and Ben Franklin Parkway. Get more local stories at Bensalem Patch.