Regional Roundup: Students 'Completely Safe' After Impetigo Break Out
Today's top headlines from across the region.
Students 'Completely Safe' After Impetigo Break Out: After a skin infection broke out among some Council Rock South athletes, students are "completely safe," according to the school district superintendent. Visit Northampton Patch to learn more about the infection.
Fallen Bristol Firefighter Honored in Doylestown: Bristol Fire Company Fire Police Captain David Wintz, who died in the line of duty in May, was honored Sunday morning outside the county courthouse in Doylestown. Read about the ceremony on Levittown Patch.
School Lane Charter School Celebrates Five Years of Adequate Yearly Progress: To achieve AYP status, School Lane Charter School students met measures for attendance, test participation and academic performance for the 2011-2012 school year. Read more about this achievement on Bensalem Patch.
Robert Copeland Takes Over Neshaminy Superintendent Duties: The Neshaminy School Board elected Copeland as the district's new superintdent in August. Visit Lower Southampton Patch for more information about Copeland.
Hatboro Native Killed in Motorcycle Crash: Robert Warfield III, a Hatboro-Horsham High School alum, who had relocated to Florida, died in a crash last week. Read more about the accident on Hatboro-Horsham Patch.
Suspicious Persons Reported in Lower Moreland: Read details of this incident on Lower Moreland Patch.
PennDOT: Road Closures at Willow Grove Exit: The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission advises motorists using Interstate 276 between Willow Grove (Exit #343) and Delaware Valley (Exit #358) to be prepared for overnight lane closures with reduced speeds of 40 miles per hour starting later this month. Visit Upper Moreland Patch to find out what work is being done.
VIDEO: Hundreds Gather to Raise Money for Theatre: Hundreds attended the Newtown Theatre's "Let's Get Digital...Digital" gala Saturday to raise money for the $100,000 cost of converting to a digital projection system. Watch the video on Newtown Patch.
Ann's Choice Hosting Debate Watch Party: The retirement community is inviting the public to view this week's presidential debate and share their thoughts on the campaign. For more information, visit Warminster Patch.
Borough Leaf Collection Set to Begin: Curbside leaf collection begins on Monday, October 15. Residents also may drop off bagged leaves beginnning that day. Doylestown Patch has more details on the program.