Regional Roundup: Marine Charged with Stealing $760,000 Worth of Metal
A charity aims to keep families warm while the Hatboro-Horsham school board approves a contract for principals and administrators.
Here are some highlights from area Patches:
Marine Charged with Stealing $760,000 Worth of Metal: Federal officials announced that a U.S. Marine sergeant faces up to 20 years in jail in connection with alleged thefts of approximately 60,000 pounds of metal from the Willow Grove air base.
Charity Aims to Drive Away the Cold: Doylestown area car dealerships are among those working to make sure no local child faces the cold of winter without a warm coat. Tonight and Wednesday night, free winter coats will be given out to Central Bucks families in need.
Hatboro-Horsham School Board Approves 3-year Contract: The pact for principals and administrators calls for the same health benefits as teachers and minimal salary increases.
Partial Replacement of Storm-damaged Floor Underway: Bensalem district officials are hopeful that the $250,000 worth of repairs will be complete in time for the first home basketball games in December.
Middletown Woman Sentenced for Stabbing Boyfriend: Middletown's Karen Appleton was sentenced to 12 to 25 years in prison for stabbing her boyfriend multiple times. Alleged infidelities led to the incident.
Discovering Bucks County One Farm at a Time: Take a Bucks County Food Tour -- a recent venture started by local foodie and food blogger Lynne Goldman and business partner Alan Brown.
Ohev Shalom's Brick Program Honors 36 Years: The synagoge and school in Richboro is celebrating 36 years with a buy-a-brick fundraiser to decorate its new entrance.
Bucks YWCA Receives Grant to Help Youth, Families: YWCA Bucks County has received a $10,000 grant from the Connelly Foundation, of West Conshohocken, in support of its YWCA Healthy Kids/Healthy Communities Program.