Regional Roundup: Restaurant Manager Sentenced for Groping Teen Employees
And thefts totaling more than $26,000 were reported by the Bristol Township police.
Catch up on some of today's headlines from around the region and click on the link to read the full article.
Popeye’s Manager Sentenced for Groping Teen Employees: A former Popeye's shift manager, Eduardo Tomasek, will spend 10 to 24 years in state prison after admitting to groping several female teen employees. Tomasek, 51, was arrested in May of 2011 after being accused of fondling and inappropriately touching seven 15-16- year-old female employees at the Popeyes on 2160 Street Rd. Get all of the sentencing details on Bensalem Patch.
More than $26K in Unrelated Thefts Reported: The Bristol Township Police department reported several thefts between April 21 and 24 that resulted in more than $26,000 in stolen property, including $10,000 in copper from air conditioners. For details on the thefts visit Levittown Patch.
NFT Re-Elects Louise Boyd as its President: The Neshaminy Federation of Teachers re-elected Louise Boyd as its president for another two years after an election that took place on Thursday. Boyd, who has served as the union's president for the past 10 years, prevailed over high school business teacher Chuck Deal for the union's position. Read more about the NFT on Lower Southampton Patch.
Is Your Favorite Restaurant Clean?: The Bucks County Health Department inspected eight food establishments so far this month throughout Northampton Township, including Patagonia Bar and Grill and Villa Joseph Marie's. See how your favorite restaurant fared on Northampton Patch.
Take a Peek at Steam Pub: Get an insiders look at the progress of Steam, a new gastro pub in Upper Southampton that will be opening in the former Salon Rage location at Second Street Pike and Knowles Avenue. See photos on Upper Southampton Patch.
Opinion: What's Wrong with Doylestown: One of our Local Voices bloggers points out five things he thinks are wrong about Doylestown, like good Chinese food and easy parking. See if you agree and tell us your thoughts on Doylestown Patch.
Warminster Curves Flexes Fundraising Muscle for Local Family: A local gym will hold a Zumbathon to help pay for William Tennent Student Ambassador, Dylan Palm, to travel to Europe. Thoughout the years Palm has made sacrifices to help his family cope with financial struggles due to family illnesses—Dylan's twin brother suffers from a rare seizure disorder and his sister is in remission after being diagnosed with brain cancer. His parents want to make sure they find the money to fund a new opportunity for Palm. Learn more about Palm and his family on Warminster Patch.
Could Broken A/C Close Curtains for Village Players?: For 63 seasons, The Village Players of Hatboro have entertained the community, but irrepairable air-conditioning problems is causing the nonprofit troupe to seek donations from the community to ensure that shows will go one. Read about the Village Players' woes on Hatboro-Horsham Patch.
Lower Moreland Schools Rank No. 8 in State: Students throughout the district have been tested on various subjects over the past two months during the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment, or the PSSA's. Recently the Pittsburgh Business Times looked at test scores throughout the state to see how they compare, and Lower Moreland ranks No. 8 in the district, while Montgomery County ranks 15 in the state. Get the details on Lower Moreland Patch.
Council Rock Lunch Cost to Increase: The Council Rock School Board approved increasing the cost of lunch for the 2012-2013 school year due to new regulations that mandate a fruit or vegetable be provided with every meal. Elementary student lunches will increase from $2.55 to $2.75, while middle school lunches will increase from $3 to $3.25. Learn more about the adjustment on Newtown Patch.