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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…
LOWER SALFORD — Following previews at meetings last month, Lower Salford's proposed 2020 budget was officially presented at the Nov. 6 Lower Salford Township Board of Supervisors meeting.
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.
FRANCONIA — There was time for lighter moments and comments about Philadelphia sports teams when former 6ABC sportscaster Don Tollefson talked to senior citizens in presentations at three centers, but there was also a serious message from the recovering alcoholic and opioid addict who spent …
Incumbent Souderton Borough Council member Dan Yocum has been re-elected to another four year term in the borough's first ward. Unofficial counts on the Montgomery County website Nov. 5 showed Yocum with 311 votes to Charl Wellener's 192. Yocum, who ran as an Independent, was on the Republic…
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.
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.
LOWER SALFORD — Grace Ricci Bergman, a Peter Becker Community resident who was the oldest living female Marine in Pennsylvania, died Oct. 22 at age 103.
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.
SOUDERTON — There doesn't appear to be any need for a tax hike to balance next year's budget, Borough Manager Mike Coll told Souderton Borough Council while outlining a draft version of the budget at the board's Oct. 21 work session meeting.
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…
LOWER SALFORD — As work continues to put together next year's budget, there's good news about how much the township will be paying for employee health insurance, Township Manager Joe Czajkowski said at the Lower Salford Township Board of Supervisors Oct. 16 morning work session.
SOUDERTON – A new master plan for the future of the Summit Street building that houses the borough offices and police station has an estimated price tag of about $1 million, Borough Manager Mike Coll told Souderton Borough Council at its Oct. 14 work session meeting.
Lutheran Community at Telford is expanding its campus. At the Oct. 7 Telford Borough Council meeting, Nathan Fox, the attorney for the Lutheran Community, addressed council members about the $45 million project.
FRANCONIA — There were a lot less pumpkins in the pumpkin patch at the start of the second day of the Franconia Township Fall Festival than on the previous morning.
The Montgomery County Office of Senior Services is sponsoring three free programs that will focus on one senior’s story of opioid addiction, recovery, and hope.