Sunday, February 24, 2013
Those looking to apply to the Dolphin Swim Club now can.
Application for summer 2013 memberships to the township-operated Dolphin Swim Club are now available. Click here to see the 2013 application The swim club was opened in the 1950s and was transfered to township ownership in the early 2000s. In 2011, the club underwent many upgrades, according to the Lower Southampton Parks and Recreation Department. The club features pools, sports fields and plenty of children's events.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Two 15-year-old boys were cited after cops found bags full of alcohol.
Police cited two 15-year-old boys after they found bags filled with Miller Light cans, Captain Morgan Spice Rum and Four Loko. An officer on patrol noticed the two teens acting strangely after he passed them on Bridgetown Pike at 1:51 a.m. on Saturday, police said. The officer turned around and saw the teens running and stopped them. The teens said they were coming from a friend's house and walking to the Arbor Lane Apartments. The officer made contact with one of the boys' grandmother and she said it was okay for him to be outside past curfew, police said. Before the officer gave the two a ride, he asked what was in the backpacks they were each carrying. According to police, between the two teens, 11 cans of Miller Light beer, two cans of…
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
A broken and weathered window in Lower Southampton.
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Tuesday, February 12, 2013
A victim was badly hurt after a wreck on Street Road near the Lower Southampton and Upper Southampton border.
A male victim was taken Abington Memorial Hospital's trauma unit late Monday night after an accident at Street and Buck roads. Lower Southampton police say the victim was riding on a two-wheeled moped-like vehicle when he was involved in an accident at the intersection. The small vehicle and an SUV made contact at the intersection and rider was injured, police said. No one in the SUV was seriously hurt. A pair of shoes and bloodied clothing sat in the eastbound lanes of Street Road, just feet away the badly damaged moped. Crews from the Feasterville Fire Company and Upper Southampton Police Department assisted at the scene. The accident and ensuing investigation closed the road from around 10:45 p.m. to midnight. The cause of the crash …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
The Mink Restaurant & Lounge was broken into early Thursday morning, police said.
Two suspects broke into Mink Restaurant & Lounge on Bustleton Pike at 2:00 a.m. on Thursday and made off with hundreds of dollars in cash, alcohol and video games. According to police, cash was taken from three cash registers and a deposit bag in an office. Money was also stolen from an amusement game at the bar, police said. The suspects made off with two bottles of Petrone Tequila and video games stored under the bar. An Xbox gaming system and its controllers were taken from a downstairs area, a police incident report stated. Security cameras show the restaurant and bar was entered through a rear door adjacent to Woodland Road, police said. About 45 minutes before the Mink burglary, the Kyoto Restaurant down Bustleton Pike was nearly …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Authorities believe the ATM skimming devices were identified and removed quickly.
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Saturday, January 26
ATM skimmers ― illicit devices that blend into a cash machine's card slot, then record bank card info for later retrieval by a thief ― were found at two bank ATMs along Street Road earlier this month. PhillyBurbs.com reports that the devices were found on Jan. 11 on the ATMs of TD Bank branches at 2751 Street Road in Bensalem and at 701 East Street Road in Lower Southampton. Authorities believe that the devices were discovered quickly and that no customer accounts were compromised, the website reports. Other skimmers have recently been found on ATMs in Bucks and Montgomery counties. Philly.com said a similar incident occured in Medford, N.J. Security expert Brian Krebs told KYW Newsradio that ATM skimmers are growing increasingly …