LANSDALE — What better way to raise awareness and donations for a worthy organization than to combine a favorite family activity like miniature golf with fundraising?
NORRISTOWN — A Bucks County man faces some time behind bars after he admitted to choking his onetime girlfriend during an argument in a vehicle while traveling in Montgomery Township.
NORRISTOWN — A Philadelphia man reacted with raw emotion, begging a judge not to send him to state prison, as he learned that’s where he was headed for arranging and advertising a sex-for-cash scheme that relied on a teenage girl.
Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) recently honored its local Montgomery County program and County Manager Scott Otterbein with the Torch Award during its Leadership Conference Banquet held at the Penn Stater in State College on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. In addition to honoring Montgomery County with the Torch Award, the Leadership Conference Banquet also recognized Athlete Leadership University graduates and inducted two athletes and two volunteers into its Hall of Fame.
UPPER DUBLIN — The interior walls have been knocked down, the permits granted and construction to turn 520 Virginia Drive into the new home of the Upper Dublin Public Library is underway.
NORRISTOWN — A former University of Pennsylvania professor who killed his wife in their Upper Merion home in 2006 has agreed to relinquish three-quarters of his investment and pension assets to help satisfy a $124.4 million civil verdict lodged against him.
PLYMOUTH -- The last remaining farm in Plymouth Township will be preserved permanently thanks to a coordinated effort between Plymouth Township, Montgomery County and the state.
POTTSTOWN — Maya MacGuineas calls the national debt, an "invisible issue," and yet its potential for damage is very real and almost incalculable.
PLYMOUTH — For his “consistent efforts” and always going “above and beyond,” the Plymouth Township Council honored Officer Michael Watts as the Police Officer of the Year during Monday’s meeting.
NORRISTOWN — Two Philadelphia men face charges they allegedly took part in more than a dozen armed robberies of stores, restaurants and pharmacies in Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.
EXTON — Three musical “rising stars” have been chosen to take the stage during the second annual Citadel Country Spirit USA, when it returns to Chester County Aug. 23 to Aug. 25.
NORRISTOWN — The Historical Society of Montgomery County will present a walking tour and presentation that examines the changing cultural beliefs in America surrounding death and dying.
NORRISTOWN — A judge sent a Philadelphia man to prison after a jury convicted him of drug and weapons offenses in connection with a traffic stop in Montgomery Township.
NORRISTOWN — A Plymouth man is behind bars after he admitted to stealing more than $21,000 in jewelry and coins from the home of a township woman who hired him to complete household repairs.
PERKIOMENVILLE — The annual Goschenhoppen Folk Festival returned this year to delight guests with lessons on 18th and 19th century crafts and skills.
CONSHOHOCKEN — For filmmaker Aaron Scotti, the time and energy he devoted to producing “The Peanut Butter Falcon,” which stars a young man with Down syndrome, set him on a life-changing journey in his career.
NORRISTOWN — Thursday's Montgomery County commissioners meeting started off with a crowded room as the commissioners recognized more than 50 county interns who worked over the summer months.
“Drinking a glass of water or going to the local rivers to fish are things that sound like second nature to us, but what work is done behind the scenes that allows people to do these things?”
NORRISTOWN — A Norristown doctor who prosecutors say violated ethical standards by prescribing drugs, including oxycodone, to addicted female patients in exchange for nude photographs and other sexual favors, is headed to prison.
PLYMOUTH — Following two recent plant malfunctions and subsequent odors believed to stem from the Covanta Plymouth Renewable Energy facility, the Plymouth Township Council intends to appoint an environmental law firm, as well as an environmental engineer at its regular monthly meeting on Monday.
UPPER MORELAND — Three people were killed when a small plane crashed in the backyard of a home on Minnie Lane in Upper Moreland Township around 6:20 Thursday morning.
NORRISTOWN — A Lower Salford man crashed his vehicle while driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs in Towamencin and during the investigation police also found him illegally possessing a loaded gun, according to court papers.
NORRISTOWN — A Hatfield Borough woman who threatened Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies with a pellet gun as they tried to serve her with a warrant, leading to a five-hour standoff with police, has been sentenced to prison.
NORRISTOWN — A judge ensured that a man who killed a onetime Playboy model inside her Ardmore condo will never be released from prison.
WEST NORRITON — The girls depicted in Tisha M. Lett's uplifting new Christian-oriented book, “I'm a Daughter of the King” are of all ethnicities and physical capabilities, exactly the way the author intended.
NORRISTOWN — A former Delaware County man is awaiting his fate from a judge after he admitted to taking part in a three-county, residential burglary spree that reportedly netted the home invaders more than $1 million in stolen goods.
NORRISTOWN — A former teacher at Coventry Christian School in Lower Pottsgrove must answer to charges in Montgomery County Court that he allegedly had sexual contact with a teenage girl who attended the school.
NORRISTOWN — A Montgomery County man is on his way to prison for trying to have sexual contact with an underage girl he met on the social media site Instagram.
In just a few weeks, thousands of country music fans will converge on Chester County for Citadel Country Spirit USA, a country music festival being held Aug. 23-25 at Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show Grounds.
NORRISTOWN — A Hatboro man is awaiting his fate from a judge after he admitted to driving under the influence of a controlled substance at the time of a four-vehicle crash that injured others in Upper Dublin.
A new interim leader is now in place for the Montgomery County Community College, and a search is underway for the next permanent college president.
NORRISTOWN — Saying a 4-year-old Abington boy lived the last months of his life in “a torture chamber,” a judge ensured that the boy’s mother and her boyfriend will spend the remainder of their lives in prison for fatally beating the child.
NORRISTOWN — An inmate at the Montgomery County jail awaiting trial for allegedly fatally stomping on his cellmate’s head was found dead in his cell last weekend and his death was ruled a suicide.
NORRISTOWN — Disgraced former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is scheduled to be released from jail this week after completing the incarceration portion of her sentence for her 2016 perjury conviction.
PHILADELPHIA — As a national blood shortage emergency continues, the American Red Cross and Dunkin’ of Greater Philadelphia have kicked off their annual summer initiative to encourage blood donors to step forward across the region.
DOWNINGTOWN — A former borough police officer and resource officer for Downingtown West High School has been arrested for corruption of minors after she was caught allegedly partially clothed in the back seat of her SUV with a 17-year-old male student by Upper Uwchlan Township police.
NORRISTOWN — A Berks County man is headed to prison after he admitted to his role in a hit-and-run crash in Upper Hanover that killed an East Greenville father of four.
Editor's Note: The following are text messages from former Downingtown School Resource Officer Stefanie Dunne to the 17-year-old male victim, and from him to her. Military time is used.
NORRISTOWN — The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office welcomed several new deputies and saw the promotion of one deputy to corporal during ceremonies held at the county courthouse.
NORRISTOWN — As Karissa Rivera dreamed of becoming a Montgomery County deputy sheriff she kept on her desk a framed photograph of the Las Vegas police officer who inspired her as a little girl to pursue a career in law enforcement.