Orphan Boys Surgeries, Houses Egged, Potholes This Week in Review

Check out Marple Newtown Patch's top news of the week.

Shaelyn Small, of Newtown Square, is bringing smiles to orphans in Thailand. (Photo courtesy: Shaelyn Small)
Shaelyn Small, of Newtown Square, is bringing smiles to orphans in Thailand. (Photo courtesy: Shaelyn Small)
It’s been a busy week in Marple Newtown Patch. Here’s a look at some of the top stories of the week.

Marple Newtown Grad Raises Funds for Orphan Boys Surgeries
Three boys in Thailand need eye care and surgeries and a 2011 Marple Newtown High School graduate needs your help raising the funds.

Men Caught on Tape Stealing $400 in Scrap Metal, Police Say
The thieves are seen on two separate video surveillance cameras, police say.

Where Are the Worst Potholes in Marple, Newtown?
Use our map to mark where you have found the worst potholes in our area.

Houses Egged in Broomall
Several residents had their homes vandalized in recent weeks, police say.

No Injuries in Llangollen Lane House Fire
A Saturday evening house fire left significant damage, fire officials say.

For the Love of Thin Mints: It's Girl Scout Cookie Season
Sales of the perennial-favorite cookies began Thursday.

Delco SPCA Accepts Donations in Hit-And-Run Victim's Name
Rick Patterson, of Lansdowne, and his dog, Baby, were killed in a hit-and-run in Upper Darby on Jan. 4.

Judge Strikes Down Pa. Voter ID Law
The law made it unnecessarily difficult to vote, the judge said.

O'Hara President to Retire in June
Dr. William J. McCusker will retire from the Springfield, Marple Township high school at the end of the school year.

'Radnor Strong' Shows Its Support After Tragedy
Immediately after the community learned of the deaths of Linda and Timothy Rooney, strangers to the family wanted to know how they could help the three children left behind.

Broad Street Run Lottery Opens Feb. 1
Runners will have a two-week window to sign up for a chance at a slot in the annual 10-miler in Philadelphia.


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