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: Zachary Opielski, 21, of Fairless Hills was arrested after police alleged he had sex with a 14-year-old Northampton girl in late March, police said. Opielski is being charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a victim under 16 years of age, statutory sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault of a person less than 16 years of age and unlawful contact with a minor, court records show. Get all of the details on Northampton Patch.
: On Saturday, April 28, shortly after 11 p.m., Bensalem police responded to the 2700 block of Street Road for a male found lying on the shoulder of eastbound Street Road in front of The Dental Comfort Zone. The man, Kevin Hubbard, 45, had multiple injuries that are consistent with being struck by or falling from a vehicle, police said. Find out more on Bensalem Patch.
: With just two months left, the Southampton Days Committee is busy finalizing all of the details for 41st annual country fair that will be held from Monday, July 2, until Saturday, July 7, 2012.
: Lower Southampton Township is currently trying to get control of some peacocks that have been seen poking around the Ridings neighborhood, which is on the border of Lower Southampton and Northampton on the other side of Bridgetown Pike. One reader snapped a picture of the peacocks in their yard. See the photo and submit your own on Lower Southampton Patch.
: The Board of Commissioners will discuss the proposed construction of condos at Tuesday's meeting. To see the full agenda, visit Lower Moreland Patch.
: According to the Bristol Township police blotter, someone stole four, 500-poun drums of copper from a location on Runway Road in Levittown. The copper is valued at $10,000. Learn more about this crime on Levittown Patch.
: Dozens of Northampton homeowners attended a meeting in Holland to discuss the installation of communication towers in their neighborhoods. Many voiced that they feel the township let them down by failing to inform them so they could have been involved in the fight to stop the company. “We screwed up,” Northampton Board of Supervisors Chairman Frank Rothermel admitted to the crowd. Read more on Northampton Patch.
The Newtown Creek Coalition is seeking volunteers to help with its Saturday, May 19, cleanup that will start at 9 a.m. Cleanup work will be done on both sides of the Newtown Creek between Centre and Washington Avenues. Get all of the details on Newtown Patch.