ABINGTON — Lowering prescription drug costs and deductibles and expanding coverage were among suggestions to improve the Affordable Care Act offered by health care providers at a June 14 roundtable.
LOWER MORELAND — Students in the Lower Moreland Township School District will be making some new friends during their bus rides to and from school next year — and these friends are going to be older with some interesting stories to tell.
HATBORO — The preliminary victory for a proposed library tax in the borough will now stand after a recount of votes cast on a ballot question in the May 21 primaries.
UPPER SALFORD — A day after strong winds and rain accompanied by hail swept through parts of Montgomery County, with Upper Salford taking the brunt of the hit, the electricity was still off for the entire township and several roads were closed.
PHILADELPHIA — Richard Blong, 28, of Horsham, has been charged with multiple counts of child exploitation offenses including enticing a minor to engage in illicit sexual conduct, manufacturing child pornography, and possession of child pornography, according to federal authorities.
On Friday, May 31, some 76 high school seniors from Lankenau High School, the school district’s environmental science magnet school on Spring Lane in Upper Roxborough, will march down the aisle at the Keswick Theater in Glenside to graduate and receive their diplomas.
HATBORO — The Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas has handed a victory to Buckingham Retail Properties in its ongoing fight with Hatboro to build a Wawa at the corner Horsham and York roads.
Avian influenza, West Nile Virus, Spotted Lanternfly and Histoplasmosis are among the daunting labels for intimidating, puzzling disorders that randomly flare up in and around Bucks and Montgomery counties.
Although May 5’s Cinco de Mayo is synonymous with good times in the United States, Mexicans are more likely to celebrate on Sept. 16 – their country’s Independence Day. And they’re not likely to be eating Taco Bell take-out on either day since the chain never caught on south of the border.
While the nation’s current political climate has stimulated record interest in the office of the president, the same fervor doesn’t seem to apply to local municipal races.
ABINGTON — A state action team gave updates Monday night on the progress they've made toward evaluating and cleaning up contamination from two local military bases, while local officials called for more action — faster.
HATBORO — Borough residents who are not already registered to vote and who wish to cast their vote on next month’s library tax referendum need to file their application with the Montgomery County voter registration office before the April 22 deadline.
NORRISTOWN — A Willow Grove man arrested during an Internet sting operation by police is headed to prison after he admitted to attempting to meet a minor for sexual relations in Upper Merion.
HORSHAM TWP — As second-grade teacher Lauren Pace read to her students at Blair Mill Elementary School on Tuesday morning, April 2, a special guest knocked on her classroom door and then walked in.
NORRISTOWN — A Philadelphia man admitted to causing the death of an Upper Moreland woman to whom he delivered heroin and now he’s headed to state prison.
NORRISTOWN — A Bucks County man was convicted by a Montgomery County Court jury of charges he had indecent contact with a 12-year-old Horsham girl as she slept and while he was visiting her family’s residence.
Richard Boyle, 59, of Doylestown — otherwise known at the “Straw Hat Bandit” — was convicted March 15 by a federal jury of 11 separate bank robberies; 10 counts of brandishing, using and carrying a firearm during a crime of violence; and 10 counts of money laundering.
NORRISTOWN — While a Montgomery County jury determined a Hatboro woman delivered fentanyl to a Willow Grove man, they could not agree on whether she was responsible for the man’s overdose death.
NORRISTOWN — A Willow Grove man died after injecting what he believed was heroin, but in reality was the more powerful drug fentanyl that a Hatboro woman sold to him, a prosecutor argued to a jury.
NORRISTOWN — A Horsham man is in jail awaiting his fate from a judge after he admitted to possessing child pornography and to using a hidden camera to secretly film a teenage girl in a bathroom.
Montgomery County members of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Greater Philadelphia Section once again participated in their annual "Goodies for the Good Guys" project, assembling trays of sweets for the men and women of Montgomery County's emergency services who must work on Christmas.
HORSHAM — The Hatboro-Horsham School Board received an update from its construction manager, D'Huy Engineering, on the Crooked Billet Elementary School construction project during its Jan. 7 meeting.
HATBORO — A proposal that would have established an EMS tax to support the cash-strapped Second Alarmers Rescue Squad (SARS) failed to get official borough council support at its final meeting for 2018.
HORSHAM — The township council approved its first municipal tax increase in 16 years on Dec. 12 — a move prompted by the need for more funding for the Horsham Fire Company.
HATBORO — It seems there’s no shortage of options when it comes to tracking down a hot cup of coffee and a bagel during the morning commute to work. Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts and Wawa alone are so ubiquitous and so tightly woven into the fabric of daily life it’s easy to forget there are dec…
HORSHAM — The Hatboro-Horsham School Board agreed not to increase the 2019-20 real estate tax in the district beyond the allowed 2.3 percent Act 1 index at its Dec. 3 meeting.
HATBORO — After laboring to close a sizable projected shortfall in next year’s municipal budget, the borough revealed last week the official tax impact those efforts could have.
Early vote counts indicate the next senator from the state's 12th District will have a new name, as Democrat Maria Collett appears to be ahead of Republican Stewart Greenleaf Jr. for the seat held since 1978 by Greenleaf's father.