Regional Roundup: Child Reports Doylestown Couple for Growing Pot
And an 18-year-old man has received two DUI charges in May.
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Couple Charged with Growing Pot After Child Calls 9-11: A Doylestown Township couple—Francis J. Medvedik, 49, and Caren Shanfeld, 45—were charged with criminal conspiracy, possession of a controlled substance, manufacturing a controlled substance, and endangering the welfare of a child after one of their children called 9-11 to report that they were growing pot in their basement. Learn more about the crime on Doylestown Patch.
18-Year-Old Man Nabbed for DUI Twice in May: An 18-year-old Churchville man, Brian M. Wladyka, is behind bars after allegedly drinking and driving on two separate occasions this month in Hatboro. Wladyka was arrested on May 24 at 6:11 p.m. after officers investigated reports of a possible intoxicated driver on Horsham Road. A patrol officer located and stopped the vehicle on North York Road and found it was the same vehicle and operator from an alleged DUI hit and run in Hatboro earlier this month. Read more about the DUI incidents on Northampton Patch.
NFT is 'Hopeful' Negotiation Session Can Help Avoid Strike: The Neshaminy Federation of Teachers has said that a "significant" shift in the district's "take it or leave it" approach could keep the schools open. The NFT leaders point to the union members’ recent vote to accept the arbitrator’s recommendations as "further evidence that teachers have demonstrated their willingness to make concessions, while the school board so far has refused to move." Read more on Lower Southampton Patch.
Child Care Services to be Available During Strike: Should the Neshaminy teachers move forward with the strike on Monday, June 4, Neshaminy Kids Club will be offering partial or full-day child care at Herbert Hoover, Joseph Ferderbar and Samuel Everitt elementary schools for elementary age Neshaminy students. Get the details on Levittown Patch.
Street Road Crash Causes Delays: A crash at the Street Road entrance to the Davisville Shopping Center closed the westbound lane on the busy road and backed up traffic to Willopenn Drive on Tuesday. The cause of the accident remains under investigation, according to police, and no serious injuries were reported. See photos on Upper Southampton Patch.
What Would You Like to See Go Here? Bensalem Patch is asking the community to chime in on empty stores. What would you like to see fill the former home of Don's Place barbershop located at 3563 Hulmeville Rd. in the Salem Center 1 shopping Center? Tell us your thoughts on Bensalem Patch.
MontCo Fire Academy Launches Summer Essentials Program: For the second year the Montgomery County Fire Academy will train college students who want to be volunteer firefighters. The program lasts six weeks. Read more on Lower Moreland Patch.
New Business to Offer In-Home Swim Lessons: Council Rock North graduate David Feinman recently launched Bucks County Home Swimming—a business that brings the swimming lessons to you. Get the details on the new business on Newtown Patch.
Carnival Wristbands Good Tonight: Tuesday night's storm caused an abrupt evacuation at the Hatboro Summer Fun Fest and Carnival, but ride enthusiasts who purchased an unlimited ride wristband on Tuesday can use it at the carnival tonight. Read more on Hatboro-Horsham Patch.