Regional Roundup: Threats and Rumors of Threats Hit Area Schools
Read top headlines from Bucks and Montgomery Counties.
Planned Violence at Upper Moreland Was Just a Rumor: The Upper Moreland Police Department and school officials recently investigated an incident after talks of a possible attack at the schools. Read more on Upper Moreland-Willow Grove Patch.
Police, District Say High School Threat 'Not Credible’: Rumors began to fill social media platforms Thursday and police were brought in to investigate gun threats at Neshaminy High School. Get the details on Lower Southampton Patch.
Police: Student Threatened to Randomly Kill Council Rock South Students, Staff: Police charged a juvenile with terroristic threats and possession of a firearm by a minor after the 14-year-old threatened to bring a gun and knives to Council Rock South, police said on Friday. Read more on Northampton Patch.
Should Schools Remove Violent Films from Curriculum?: Last week's school shooting in Newtown, CT, has at least one parent thinking that schools should reconsider what films are shown in the classroom. Read more on Northampton Patch.
Burned-Out Building May Be Torn Down, Replaced With Twins: The apartment building at the corner of Radcliffe and Mulberry streets in Bristol Borough that were gutted by a massive fire in 2010 may be torn down and replaced by twin homes. Read more on Levittown Patch.
NRA: Put Armed Security in Every School Now: NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, interrupted by protesters during a national press conference, says, "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." Read more on Warminster Patch.
Tennent Marching Band Prepares for Road Trip: The band members took the stage at the high school's auditorium to give parents and friends a preview of what they will perform in Florida next week. Read more on Warminster and Upper Southampton Patch's
Gavin's Tavern in Horsham to Close: After 31 years, the Horsham sports bar is closing its doors on Christmas Day. Get the details on Hatboro-Horsham Patch.
Country Bride Leaves Bensalem After 26 Years: Owners are consolidating their business in the Lansdale area. Read more business news on Bensalem Patch.
Jann's Jeopardy Winning Streak Ends: Susan Jann, a 1998 Council Rock graduate, was defeated during Thursday's show. Read more on Newtown Patch.
Donate Now and Kids Castle will Reach Dec. 31 Goal to Save Kids Castle: Kids Castle only needs $4,111.04 more by Dec. 31 and the Byers Choice Foundation will bring the park to $50,000 instantly. Read more on Doylestown Patch.