Warminster Faces Inevitable Water/Sewer System Sale or Bankruptcy
The story of Natalie Munroe, a teacher at Central Bucks School District, gained national attention a few years ago when Munroe wrote negative comments about her students on her personal blog and was fired.
JENKINTOWN -- Small Business Saturday occurs Nov. 30 with the transformation of Jenkintown's storefront windows, taking shoppers on an enchanting journey through the Holiday Story Walk.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Springfield Township Board of Commissioners have put forth a 2020 draft budget that proposes a balanced operating budget of $17,442,290 with no property tax increase and an earned income tax rate of 1.0 percent. The budget reflects a reduction from last year.
AMBLER -- Fourteen police chiefs have joined with representatives of educational institutions and community partners to sign a Community Outreach Engagement Plan for Montgomery County to address race-related discrimination and bias.
SELLERSVILLE — Most weeks the bags of food RamPacks prepares for 30 Sellersville Elementary School students have food for two breakfasts, two lunches and two snacks.
Pennridge, Palisades and Quakertown school districts participated in the 31st annual Upper Bucks Veterans Organization Veterans Day program Monday held at Strayer Middle School. The main speaker was Craig Wilhelm, retired US Army Vietnam veteran. Music was provided by middle school choir and…
DRUGS — Jennifer McCloskey, 36, of the 3200 block of Magee Street in Philadelphia, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after being stopped for speeding on Route 309 near Mill Road at 2:49 p.m. on Sept. 29, Hilltown Township Police Depart…
Perkasie Borough Council seeks Borough residents who would be interested in volunteering to serve on various appointed Boards, Commissions and Authorities, the borough said in a release.
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.
David Collingwood will be the new West Rockhill Township Board of Supervisors member after defeating longtime incumbent Donald Duvall in this year's elections for a six-year term on the board.
THEFT, DUI — Justin Schofield, 26, of Perkasie, was charged Oct. 27 with theft by unlawful taking, unauthorized use of a vehicle and driving under the influence after officers responded to Wyckford Drive in Perkasie following Schofield having called and said he had stolen a vehicle from Quak…
EAST ROCKHILL – Everybody knows smoking is bad for you, so most youths today aren't starting with cigarettes, but that doesn't mean they're not putting themselves at similar risk, an addiction specialist told Pennridge School District parents and teachers during a presentation on vaping.
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.
EAST ROCKHILL — Adding booster pumps at an existing two million gallon public water system tank will give improved service to users along the line in parts of East Rockhill and West Rockhill, the engineer for the plans said during an Oct. 22 conditional use hearing before the East Rockhill T…
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.
SELLERSVILLE — The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Bucks has been granted $426,675 through the state's Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) for site remediation at the former Sellersville Landfill Site, an Oct. 23 release from Gov. Tom Wolf's office said.
DUI, MARIJUANA — James Arthur Hoffman, 31, of Bechtelsville, was charged with violations including driving with a suspended license, driving under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a small amount of marijuana after being stopped for motor vehicle violations Sept. 12, …
PERKASIE – On September 23, Pennridge School District Board of Directors passed a property tax rebate program for seniors, widows, widowers and permanently disabled homeowners having an annual income of 35k or less.Half of Social Security income received must be included as annual income, th…
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.
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.
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.
EAST ROCKHILL – East Rockhill resident and Bucks County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Robert Cormack is the newest member of the Pennridge School Board.
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…
MARIJUANA, WARRANT — Luis Hernandez, 39, of Sellersville, was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after being located Oct. 8 with an active warrant out of Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Perkasie Borough Police Department said. He w…
WEST ROCKHILL — The township's proposed new ordinance regulating short-term home rentals, such as Airbnbs, continues to draw a buzz.
WEST ROCKHILL — The township's legal battles against a proposed Adelphia Gateway pipeline compressor station on Rich Hill Road continue.