BEDMINSTER >> When the first people worshipped at St. Peter’s Tohickon United Church of Christ, there was no United States of America; what was to become the USA was still a British colony.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that some 29 million Americans are living with diabetes and that 25 percent of those individuals are unaware that they have this condition.
One third of all people over the age of 65 suffer a fall each year, and falls are the leading cause of death from injury among that age group, according to HealthBleep, an education resource for health care agency staff and families.
Rosemary Scapellati first heard of Troopons two years ago at an RSVP information session at the Wayne Senior Center. Volunteers clip, sort and mail manufacturers’ coupons for food and other items to Support Our Troops in Daytona Beach, Fla., which relays them to U.S. military bases across th…
NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County residents currently holding a juror summons for March 29 are no longer facing the possibility of being selected for the jury that will weigh the fate of actor Bill Cosby on sexual assault charges.
NORRISTOWN >> The Montgomery County Commissioners were presented with and overview of the newly established County Transportation Grant Program at a recent meeting.
NORRISTOWN >> Five additional women who accuse Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct can testify for prosecutors at the actor’s upcoming retrial on charges he sexually assaulted one woman at his Cheltenham mansion in 2004, a judge has ruled.
LOWER SALFORD >> Surrounded by her beloved friends and family, Evelyn Budd attended her surprise party — although she said she had a sneaking suspicion — earlier this year at Encore Experiences in Harleysville.
Here’s some good news! Starting in April, the government will be mailing out new Medicare ID Cards, which will no longer include your Social Security number. Instead, the card will have a new Medicare number made up of a random mix of 11 numbers and letters. Your benefits remain the same; no…
LOWER SALFORD >> Lucille Bondi, of LBIS LLC, an independent broker located in Harleysville, has been added by the American Association for Medicare Supplement Insurance to the national directory of Medicare insurance agents.
NORRISTOWN >> Bill Cosby’s retrial on sexual assault charges could last one month, much longer than the actor’s first trial last June, according to his lawyers.
NORRISTOWN >> Entertainer Bill Cosby lost his latest bid to have sexual assault charges dismissed against him and a judge began considering whether 19 other alleged accusers can testify at the actor’s upcoming retrial.
WORCESTER >> From Neapolitan to deep dish and even coal-fired varieties, Montgomery County is the promised land of pizza.
LOWER GWYNEDD >> One of the country’s most well-known nonprofits devoted to nurturing active lifestyles and an organization that champions the potential of individuals with disabilities have officially aligned their similar missions into a mutually beneficial relationship.
SELLERSVILLE >> Don’t bother digging through TerraVida Holistic Centers’ trash for freebies from the medical marijuana dispensary.
NORRISTOWN >> After presenting the “State of the county” remarks at Thursday’s meeting, the Montgomery County Commissioners received an update on the Your Way Home and EPIC programs.
NORRISTOWN >> The state of Montgomery County is strong. That was the prevailing message the county commissioners relayed in their annual state of the county presentations at Thursday’s meeting at One Montgomery Plaza.
NORRISTOWN >> With tears of joy in her eyes and abundant love in her heart, Vi Nguyen Tuong Tran of Pottstown said exchanging wedding vows with her beloved Vu D. Pham on Valentine’s Day made the event “two times bigger.”
With Valentine’s Day just passed, some of the residents of Kyffin Grove, an assisted living community in North Wales, reflected on how they first met their spouse to be.
RADNOR >> Imagine this: when Lavalette Boles was born on Feb. 6, 1918, World War I was still raging, a pandemic influenza (Spanish flu) took millions of lives worldwide, people were replacing their horses with Model Ts and Radnor residents rode the Philadelphia & Western Railway tr…
NORRISTOWN >> Prosecutors, in court papers, argued the accusations of prosecutorial misconduct leveled by Bill Cosby’s defense team are “misrepresentations and false claims” and urged a judge to deny a defense request that sex assault charges be dismissed against the actor.
NORRISTOWN >> Prosecutors argue Bill Cosby’s claim that sexual assault charges should be dismissed against him because prosecutors can’t prove the alleged incident occurred within the statute of limitations is “premature and meritless.”
PHILADELPHIA >> Take a walk into this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show and you’ll know immediately that there’s more to it than just its beautiful displays.
PHILADELPHIA >> The 2018 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show will celebrate the beauty and life-sustaining interplay of horticulture and water March 3 to 11 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
PHILADELPHIA >> With this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show theme being Wonders of Water, some of the highlights of this year’s show will showcase the superheroes of the plant world and how they take care for our ecosystem — especially the water cycle.
PHILADELPHIA >> While the annual Philadelphia Flower Show is the biggest event hosted by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society each year, organizers do their part to make the city more green all year long.
Twelve volunteer fire and ambulance companies throughout western Montgomery County have qualified to receive $160,185 in state grants, according to state Rep. Marcy Toepel, R-147th Dist.
NORRISTOWN >> Visions for the future were at the forefront of the Feb. 1 Montgomery County Commissioners’ meeting, as a status update on the Montco 2040 comprehensive plan and bid approvals for renovations to One Montgomery Plaza were presented.
As the flu season reaches its peak, nearly 5,000 people in Berks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties have been sickened, according to state statistics.
NORRISTOWN >> Seeking a dismissal of the sexual assault charges lodged against him, Bill Cosby, through his lawyers, accused Montgomery County prosecutors of misconduct for allegedly failing to disclose they interviewed a potential trial witness and destroyed notes of that meeting.