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WEST ROCKHILL — The Emergency Department at Grand View Hospital is the first in Pennsylvania to achieve accreditation as a Geriatric Emergency Department from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).
PERKASIE -- Saturday was a hot night for Under the Stars Car Show, as the crowds enjoyed a look at classics and antique vehicles. The British are Coming section was a new feature this year, featuring cars and food from Great Britain.
SOUDERTON — Even though Off. Jeff Lukens had his police uniform and badge on, it didn't stop anyone from sending him falling into the Souderton Community Night Out dunk tank.
SOUDERTON — Comments and suggestions received from people at this year's Concert Sundaes on the planned additions and changes to Souderton Community Park have been compiled.
The Beatles’ iconic Abbey Road album cover photo shoot -- by photographer Iain Macmillan on Aug. 8, 1969 -- reportedly took 10 minutes. But 50 years after the Abbey Road record was released on Sept. 26, 1969, the distinctive image still draws countless fans to the London intersection to mimi…
SOUDERTON — The skateboard park at Indian Valley Boys & Girls Club hasn't had much use in the past few years, Borough Manager Mike Coll said at the Aug. 12 Souderton Borough Council work session.
Jenkintown Borough Council welcomed several presentations from members of the community during its July 24 meeting.
EAST ROCKHILL — A federal appeals court has affirmed previous federal district court decisions in favor of the Pennridge School District in a case in which a former student accused the district of discrimination and deliberate indifference to her pleas for help.
SKIPPACK — CrossFit Rage in Skippack combines working out with bettering the community, which truly allows people to look good and feel good.
FLOURTOWN -- Rose Hudson-Wilkin is Chaplain to Queen Elizabeth II, Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons and Priest-in-Charge of St. Mary-at-Hill, City of London.
Ten new Eagle Scouts from Whitpain Township Troop 98 were formally awarded Scouting's highest rank on August 4th at a ceremony held at the Manor House at Prophecy Creek. This brings to 70 the number of Eagle Scouts minted by Troop 98 since its founding in 1997.
LOWER SALFORD — Almost 20 years after the idea of rezoning part of Wambold Road was first discussed, a hearing at the Aug. 7 Lower Salford Township Board of Supervisors meeting showed there's still no agreement.
AMBLER – Summer is a time for sun, swimming and, at the Wissahickon Valley Public Library, reading and science! This year’s Summer Reading Program received a $4,000 donation from Ambler Savings Bank to fund programming such as “Mad Science” events and the Franklin Institute at the Ambler and…
LOWER SALFORD — When work to replace a bridge on Indian Creek Road is done, the span won't be any longer or wider than it was before.
SOUDERTON — With his junior and senior years of high school over, so is Michael Jones time as junior councilor on Souderton Borough Council.
At the request of Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), the Upper Dublin Public Library has been awarded a $1 million grant by the state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).
Parents of Souderton Area High School freshmen may find a surprise guest at their door one evening this summer when high school administrators, teachers, and members of the Link Crew make “house calls” at the homes of incoming freshmen. The brief visits will take place from 5-7 p.m., when th…
NORTH WALES — When Jens Rosmus came to America as a German exchange student in 1987, he knew he wanted to be a contributor to the country, and even more so, his community.
HATFIELD — After nine holes of play at Twin Woods Golf Course, the members of Bucks-Mont Golf League head to a picnic area for prize awards, social time and a meal.
The dirt-cheap ornaments and decorations were a big hit at Colonial Neighborhood Council’s recent Christmas in July Sale. Even bigger? The home-baked cookies and cold lemonade served by CNC Kid Crew members and siblings Jacob and Chelsea Snyder.
THREATS — Isaac Lewis, 46, of Horsham, was charged with terroristic threats and harassment following an incident that was reported on July 13, Perkasie Borough Police Department said. A warrant was issued and he turned himself into police on July 23, police said. A preliminary arraignment wa…
SOUDERTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT — In what has become an annual tradition, Alex's Lemonade Stands were held again July 26 at Franconia Elementary School and Oak Ridge Elementary School as part of the Souderton Area Community Education Summer Adventure Day Camp programs.
One of the spunkiest historical figures with local roots who throughout her hard life took “the bull by the horns” was Louisa May Alcott, the famed author of the groundbreaking novel “Little Women.”
If she hadn’t become a lawyer, would the new branch manager at Conshohocken Free Library have discovered she actually wanted to be a librarian?
HATFIELD — A new 12,000 square-foot building housing orthopaedic services is slated to open on Route 309 next to the Colmar train station in May of next year, Grand View Health CEO and President Jean Keeler said during a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site Wednesday morning.
BLUE BELL — Two franchisee partners are opening a new fitness studio in Blue Bell and are kicking it all off with a month of free classes.
MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT — Solomon Mulugeta, 32, of Yeadon, received suspected minor injuries after the 2017 Harley-Davidson Roadster motorcycle he was driving went onto repaired road surface, hit the concrete barrier and slid across the road on the Pennsylvania Turnpike's Northeast Extension in …
FRANCONIA — Work to begin installing public sewer systems in the Morwood area started Monday, July 22, Franconia Sewer Authority said in a release.
FRANCONIA — Bicycling isn't only good for you physically; it's also good for mental health, according to the organizers of Positive Pedalers for Mental Wellness.
FRANCONIA — Food has often played a part in Mennonite Heritage Center exhibits and programs, but the new "Food: Our Global Kitchen," and "Food Heritage of Eastern Pennsylvania" displays takes it farther.
Residents crowd the Hatfield Aquatic Center on Friday as three days of excessive heat began. Area pools and air-conditioned spots were in demand throughout the weekend as temperatures climbed into the upper 90s, hitting 100 in some places. An excessive heat warning by the National Weather Se…
KING OF PRUSSIA — Route 73 (Skippack Pike) and several other state highways in Montgomery County will be reduced to a single lane with flagging on Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for tree trimming operations, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (Pen…
SOUDERTON — Plans for a proposed winery to move into the freight building at the former train station will be presented to Souderton Borough Council next month.