Regional Roundup: Valley Swim Club Racial Discrimination Case Settled
Today's top headlines from the region.
Valley Swim Club Racial Discrimination Case Settled: Campers and counselors who were turned away from the Valley Swim Club in 2009 were recently awarded monetary compensation in their discriminatory case. Find out how much they recevied on Lower Moreland Patch.
Warminster Board Okays Start of WREC Closure: The Warminster Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to bring the fate of the WREC Center to what township manager Rich Manfredi called it's "inevitable conclusion." Learn more about closure on Warminster Patch.
Charges Against Teen Chalkers Dropped: Two teens cited for drawing chalk pictures on a Doylestown street at midnight are off the hook. Read more the charges that were dropped on Doylestown Patch.
Police: Media Coverage Leads to Capture of Burglar, Cigarette Thief: The alleged burglar/cigarette thief that’s been targeting beer stores and other businesses in Bensalem, Feasterville and Northeast Philly was apprehended this morning. Read more about his charges on Bensalem Patch.
PECO Meters May Have Led to 6 Area Fires: After several fires in the region have been attributed to the new PECO “smart” energy meters, including one in Bristol, the energy provider on Wednesday stopped installation of the devices. Learn more about the meters on Levittown Patch.
Sights and Sounds from Grange Fair: The Middletown Grange Fair was filled with plenty of events and vistors Thursday evening. View photos from the fair on Newtown Patch.
Negotiation Session Fails to Produce Any Results: The Neshaminy School Board and Neshaminy Federation of Teachers met Thursday night to negotiation terms of a new contract, however no progress was made. Read more about the meeting on Lower Southampton Patch.
ShoreCast: A Potential Damp Start With a Nice Finish: Going to the shore this weekend? According to Phillyweather.net, the latter half of the weekend should be better than the first. Find out how the weather will be at the shore on Upper Southampton Patch.
Police Report Drunken Ruckus at Rep. Murt's Office: A 57-year-old Roslyn man was cited for public drunkenness after authorities said he showed up at State Rep. Tom Murt's Hatboro office drunk and disruptive. Find out more about this incident on Hatboro-Horsham Patch.
McDonald's Issues Statement Regarding Apple Slices Recall: McDonald’s issued a statement in response to a recall of apple slices by Missa Bay, LLC, a New Jersey based company. Find out what the company said on Upper Moreland Patch.