When it debuted in 2013, the Conshystuff Food Drive collected nearly 7,000 pounds of non-perishables for Colonial Neighborhood Council’s community food cupboard. At press time, this year’s drive had netted more than twice that amount for the small social agency, “which says a lot about the g…
“Take it one day at a time and enjoy doing what you do,” advised Birdie Dash when asked what the secret to her longevity is during her 105th Birthday Bash on Friday, October 25, 2019.
A Blacklight Dance Party. Cupcake Wars. Square Dancing. Mad Science. These are just some of the wide variety of themes offered by our Connecting Exceptional People Socials, a joint effort between William Jeanes Memorial Library and Parks and Recreation.
For more than two decades, the Masjidullah Center for Human Excellence has been committed to the mission of feeding the hungry. Located on Limekiln Pike in West Oak Lane, the center’s influence extends from Northwest Philadelphia, throughout the city, including delivering food to those in need.
Central Montco Technical High School Director Seth Schram calls the success of culinary program graduate Alon Shaya “unparalleled” and the 1997 CHTHS alum’s invitation to be guest speaker at Culinary Institute of America’s most recent commencement, “a major honor for both Alon and the school.”
It is always a pleasure to meet someone that truly brightens your day. A person who makes it their mission to ensure you have a smile on your face. Ambler is lucky enough to have one of those welcoming people, and his name is Paul Catanzaro.
A new sidewalk, street trees, hard-surface trail, gazebo and wildflower meadow are among improvements that will be made to Miller Meadow Park in Hatboro, thanks in part to a $200,000 grant won by the borough, officials said at a recent groundbreaking ceremony.
HORSHAM -- It’s never too early to start planning for Christmas, especially when building toys the old-fashioned way. Students in Nick Pompei’s Manufacturing & Engineering class are making a spin-off of the board game Binho, which is like having a small soccer stadium in your living room…
JENKINTOWN -- Jenkintown Middle/High School is pleased to announce it has received a $3,995 STEM grant from the Toshiba America Foundation (TAF). These funds will support the STEAM Explorer, Designing and Building Prototypes Project.
HARLEYSVILLE -- To assist and support local veterans, Daniel’s Lawn and Garden Center, 1457 Sumneytown Pike, is hosting the Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds, off site veteran’s photo ID program on Friday, November 15, from 10 am to 1 pm.
FRANCONIA — At 14, Rachel Bergey doesn't know exactly where her future career path will lead, but having a patent for designing a Spotted Lanternfly trap and having just won a $10,000 prize at a national science fair competition gives an indication of what could be.
SOUDERTON — The tax rate in the borough stays the same for next year's budget, but it will cost residents more to have their trash and recyclables hauled away, Souderton Borough Council said at a special work session meeting Oct. 28 to discuss the budget.
SOUDERTON — Along with giving military veterans and conscientious objectors a chance to share their stories, the next Montgomery Theater project gives a look at what happens before the actors take the stage on opening night.
It was an evening of celebration but also reflection. It was an occasion to recognize the efforts of a religious order which, by its own choice, does much of its work in relative anonymity.
WEST ROCKHILL — Income and spending will increase in 2020 for Pennridge Regional Police Department's $2,256,278 budget, but it won't be costing the towns the department patrols any more than this year.
SOUDERTON — Souderton-Telford Main Streets and the Souderton Business Improvement District have hired a consulting group to help the two organizations review where they're headed, Pam Baker, Main Streets board chairwoman, told Souderton Borough Council at its Oct. 14 work session meeting.
Elkins Park, Pa. — Salus University and Eyesafe, a global leader in high energy visible blue light filtration technology and protection standards, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to partner in a research project about the health hazards and protective solutions related to blue lig…
The Souderton Telford Main Streets organization celebrated fall in both towns with Oktoberfest Saturday at J.S. Stover Beverages. Music, food, beer tastings and a chili cookoff contest were the main attractions at the event highlighting the business districts of Souderton and Telford.
The Abington Award Program has selected Children’s Music Express for the 2019 Best of Abington Award in the Music School category. Children's Music Express serves several communities with Abington as their headquarters. They also serve Chestnut Hill, King of Prussia, Huntingdon Valley, South…
Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera visited Crooked Billet-Hallowell Learning Community for PA Preferred Day, a statewide initiative that features food grown, produced and/or manufactured in Pennsylvania. Kindergarten students welcomed Rivera’s arrival on Oct. 16 with hand-drawn pictures and…
Lutheran Community at Telford is expanding its campus. At the Oct. 7 Telford Borough Council meeting, Nathan Fox, the attorney for the Lutheran Community, addressed council members about the $45 million project.
It was an occasion to bring the community together, but more importantly, to call attention to an important issue, one that often is shrouded in darkness. More than 500 people turned out at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park last Saturday for the fifth annual She’s My Sister 5K Walk/Run.
The Wissahickon Valley Public Library has announced the launch of the public phase of its capital campaign for the Ambler branch renovation.
State Attorney General Josh Shapiro, Senator Vincent Hughes, and Safe2Say Something Director Brittney Kline met with Upper Dublin High School students to discuss school safety issues and the Safe2Say Something program.
EAST ROCKHILL — It's good to be able to tell a story showing that the negative things of the past don't necessarily keep you from being able to go on to success, Ryan Leaf says.
The Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill will be receiving an assist from the Commonwealth in its effort to construct an outdoor educational center on its property. State Rep. Chris Rabb (D-Philadelphia) announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority has awarded a $75,000 grant to the m…
Upper Dublin Township has received a 2019 Greenways, Trails and Recreation Grant through the Commonwealth Financing Authority of the state Department of Community & Economic Development.
Friends of the Wissahickon is celebrating 95 years of successful stewardship of Wissahickon Valley Park with "Love Where You Live," a 95th anniversary celebration party at Erdenheim Farm on Oct. 11.
Here we go again, some of you are thinking, it’s yet another opinion column against gun ownership and weapons of mass destruction. You’re sure it will feed you facts like there are 120 guns for every 100 people in America; 1.7 million children live with unlocked, loaded guns, and some 31 per…
Upper Dublin Township's Tricentennial celebration continued Saturday with the Tricentennial Parade and AutuFest. Upper Dublin Township was formally incorporated as a Township in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1719. In celebration of this historic milestone, the Upper Dublin Township Tri…
LOWER SALFORD — When Dave Gardner called back after being notified that the roof of his home would be replaced free, his first question was, "Alright, how much is it really gonna cost me?"
Cheltenham Township announced the return of Eat. Drink. Cheltenham (E.D.C), a two-week-long Restaurant Week promotion running from September 14 to September 29, 2019.
Between Friday, September 13 and Sunday, September 15, the Montgomery Township Regional DUI Enforcement Team will conduct sobriety checkpoints at an undisclosed location within the jurisdiction of one of its participating departments: Montgomery and Horsham Townships in Montgomery County, an…
PHILADELPHIA — The highly respected Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) is returning for a historic 80th Season, developing young musicians and offering a full breadth of classical concerts for audiences of all ages from November until June. These concerts offer the talented young musicians i…
PHILADELPHIA – The Pennsylvania SPCA, in partnership with Philadelphia Brewing Company, is pleased to announce the first annual Dine Out for Pet’s Sake on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, a dining fundraising event raising money to support the organization’s lifesaving mission.
More than 500 worshipers turned out on Saturday at the Miraculous Medal Shine on East Chelten Ave, for the Feast of Our Lady of Vailankanni, aka Our Lady of Good Health.
A photo caption in last week's Back to School photo feature incorrectly identified two sisters in one of the photos as Macey and Kelly Najarian. The girls in the photo are Lia and Brenda Peralta.