Regional Roundup: 'Silent Bandit' Gets Six Years in Federal Prison
A quiet bank robber who hit two Bucks County branches will be going to prison; that's among today's top stories from around the region.
'Silent Bandit' Sentenced to Federal Prison A 43-year-old Bethlehem man admitted to robbing six banks, including the PNC Bank in the Warminster Shop Rite and a bank in Richland Township. Learn more about his sentence at Warminster Patch.
Glencairn Museum Sets Time Machine to Middle Ages This Sunday, crafters, musicians, Christians on pilgrimage and sword-clashing knights bring the pageantry and color of the Middle Ages to life at the Glencairn Museum Medieval Festival. Learn more about the event at Lower Moreland Patch.
Fire Crews Battle Suspicious Horsham Blaze Area fire companies extinguished the second garage fire in less than a week Wednesday night in Horsham. Read more about the fire at Hatboro-Horsham Patch.
Township Review of Trailer Park Plans Postponed Until March A Planning Commission review of an application for a 56-pad trailer park at the Newtown Swim Club property has been postponed from Feb. 5 to some time in March. Get caught up on the heated dispute at Newtown Patch.
Police Investigating 3K Theft from Local Cleaners A representative of Earl’s Cleaners on Second Street Pike reported that between April 2012 and January 22, approximately $3,000 in cash has been taken from the business. Get more police news at Northampton Patch.
Lower Southampton Officers Arrest Wanted Fugitive A 47-year-old woman wanted for a parole violation out of Central Pennsylvania was arrested at the Croftwood Apartment complex Monday afternoon. Read more about the arrest at Lower Southampton Patch.
Attempted Robbery Reported at Route 13 Burger King A man concealed his face during an attempt to rob the Burger King in Bristol Borough after dark on Wednesday. Learn more about the incident at Levittown Patch.
Body Found in Canal Matches Missing Woman's Description Authorities recovered a body from the canal in Lambertville that matches the description of Sarah Majoras. Read more about the body's recovery at Doylestown Patch.