NORRISTOWN — All the vacant stores on Main Street are closed because Pennsylvania's minimum wage is too low, noted John Meyerson of Raise the Wage PA.
NORRISTOWN — A Hatfield man poured lighter fluid on his girlfriend during a domestic assault that played out in view of the woman’s child, according to police, and now he faces more than a decade of court supervision.
WHITPAIN — Proving that the classics are always in vogue, the area’s most fashionable seniors — all classics in their own right — take to the runaway at Blue Bell Country Club on June 1 for the Fourth Annual Silver Foxes Fashion Show & Benefit Brunch.
NORRISTOWN — Fighting to retain their seats, the three incumbent Montgomery County commissioners fended off primary election challenges, winning their party’s nominations to move forward to the November general election ballot.
LANSDALE — Early results indicate both political parties will have a full slate of candidates on the ballot in November.
NORRISTOWN — A Norristown man who helped hide a gun used by a friend during a Pottstown shooting will head to jail next month after pleading guilty to a weapons-related offense.
NORRISTOWN — A jury convicted a Norristown man of charges he was driving drunk and fled from police who tried to stop his vehicle on Route 422 in Upper Providence.
PennDOT announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.
NORRISTOWN — A Norristown woman allegedly fatally stabbed a man during a “heated” argument outside the borough apartment where they resided, according to authorities.
NORRISTOWN — On the day he was scheduled to go to trial, a Schwenksville man decided to plead guilty to charges he sexually assaulted a teenage girl on multiple occasions while she was in his company.
NORRISTOWN — More than four dozen Montgomery County residents learned the hard way that a request to report for jury duty is not “an invitation — it is a summons” and should be taken seriously.
NORRISTOWN — A Plymouth Township man is in jail awaiting his fate from a judge after he admitted to charges he illegally possessed a gun and was engaged in drug trafficking activity.
BLUE BELL — Montgomery County Community College celebrated its 52nd Commencement on Thursday, May 16, during a special ceremony held at its Central Campus in Blue Bell.
NORRISTOWN — A judge has set a January 2020 trial date for a Philadelphia man accused of stabbing a woman outside her Whitemarsh workplace and then driving his three-ton vehicle over her several times, crushing her to death.
NORRISTOWN — As courtroom spectators grimaced when they heard the details of his crime, a 69-year-old Wallingford man admitted to having indecent contact with a 10-year-old girl in Lower Providence.
NORRISTOWN — When Montgomery County voters go to the polls Tuesday they will decide the outcome of primary election battles that have the incumbent Democratic and Republican county commissioners fighting to retain their seats on the three-member board.
WEST CHESTER — U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) Thursday introduced a measure — the Thin Blue Line Act — to ensure that criminals face the strongest possible repercussions in federal cases when they kill or attempt to kill local law enforcement officers.
NORRISTOWN — A Hatfield Township man who sexually assaulted a high school girl during a party they each attended at a Towamencin residence is about to head to jail.
PLYMOUTH — A carnival atmosphere and a record number of donations for Cradles to Crayons recently marked the Sixth Annual Metroplex May Day at the Metroplex Shopping Center in Plymouth Meeting.
NORRISTOWN — When Montgomery County voters head to the polls during the May 21 primary election they will nominate candidates for three judicial seats that are up for grabs in this year’s elections.
BRIDGEPORT — After considering bids from four different companies for a rooftop HVAC replacement, Bridgeport Council announced its decision at Tuesday’s meeting.
NORRISTOWN — A Perkiomen man was sentenced to probation and ordered to have no contact with his neighbors, a mixed-race couple he admitted to harassing on several occasions.
NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County’s top law enforcement officer, Democrat Kevin R. Steele, is the only row office candidate who will not have a Republican challenger in this year’s election contests.
PennDOT will hold an open house public plans display on Wednesday, May 29, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at 1441 Salford Station Road in Salford.
Two Route 63 (Sumneytown Pike) bridges will be closed and detoured and a third bridge will be reduced to a single lane in Upper Salford and Marlborough townships.
Gwynedd Mercy University celebrated its 2019 Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, May 11 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks. To accommodate the growth of the university and its graduating classes, this is the first year in the university’s history that its commencement ceremonies were held at an off-site location. In fact, GMercyU’s Class of 2019 is the University’s largest graduating class with more than 880 graduates receiving their degrees in the 2018-2019 academic year.
BRYN MAWR — Aqua America Inc. announced Monday it plans to invest more than $555 million this year across the eight states where the company operates to improve systems.
NORRISTOWN — An inmate at the Montgomery County jail claimed he stomped on his cellmate’s head because the victim made sexual overtures toward him, according to investigators.
LANSDALE — The Lansdale Borough Police Department is still seeking information on the death of a man whose body was found in his car one year ago.
NORRISTOWN — A jury determined a Hatboro woman was responsible for a Willow Grove man’s death after she was linked to delivering the fentanyl on which he overdosed.
NORRISTOWN — Just moments after a jury convicted him of intentionally killing a onetime Playboy model in her Ardmore condo, Jonathan Wesley Harris uttered, “I believe that justice was served.”
NORRISTOWN — The man accused of the strangulation murder of a onetime Playboy model inside her Ardmore condo will not testify at his trial but his alleged confession was heard by a jury.
LANSDALE — The North Penn School District is another step closer to deploying a fleet of propane fueled school buses during the upcoming school year.
WEST NORRITON — On May 19, for the sixth consecutive year, the Jake Moletzsky Run 2 Remember will honor the memory of fallen Coast Guard officer Jake Moletsky.
NORRISTOWN — Onetime Playboy model Christina Rose Kraft was in “a happy-go-lucky mood” in the hours before her death and affectionate toward the man who prosecutors say later fatally strangled her during a brutal assault inside her Ardmore condo, according to trial testimony.
NORRISTOWN — Genealogy, a pursuit once limited mostly to aristocrats and others in their league, has now become a popular hobby with average folks from all walks of life.
LANSDALE — The Lansdale Police Department and North Penn School District are investigating an incident that caused a lockdown at Penndale Middle School on Tuesday.
On Thursday, May 2, at Variety Club’s signature Black Hat Bash the organization honored its 2019 Golden Heart of Variety award recipients at Water Works in Philadelphia.