NORRISTOWN — An Ambler man is on his way to prison after he pleaded guilty to drug and weapons charges in connection with a March 2018 incident in the borough.
PHILADELPHIA – Laurence Reinhard, 74, of Abington, was convicted at trial of one count of making a false statement to a federal firearms licensee, according to United States Attorney William M. McSwain.
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.
WYNCOTE — Fifty-eight members of the Class of 2019 graduated from Ancillae-Assumpta Academy in Wyncote on Friday, May 31. These students will continue their studies at seventeen different area high schools and have earned twenty-six individual scholarships. The Class of 2019 is pictured belo…
Sunday, June 2, was the 24th Annual Arts at Park in High School Park, in Elkins Park. During the event the annual Sustainable Cheltenham Awards recipients were announced.
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.
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.
JENKINTOWN — Jenkintown Borough Council pushed for a large-scale environmental commitment during its May 22 meeting.
“I say that yoga saved my life," said Jenny Burkholder, 48, from Elkins Park, one of the 1,500 participants in Living Beyond Breast Cancer's annual yoga fundraiser Reach and Raise at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on May 19.
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.
DUI — Jamal D. McDougald, 24, of North Sydenham Street, Philadelphia, was charged with driving under the influence following a traffic stop March 17 at Moreland Road and Lukens Avenue, police said.
BURGLARY — Officers responding to an alarm at 2:30 a.m. April 29 at Foot Locker, 3001 Cheltenham Ave., observed a male climbing out of a broken front window who fled on foot with a bag, police said.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT — Samantha McKnight, 38, of the 2600 block of Moreland Road, Willow Grove, was cited for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness at 4 p.m. May 1, after she locked herself in the ladies’ room at District Court, police said. May 3, she was taken into custody on a Jenkintow…
CHELTENHAM — With a four-year term for the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners' seventh ward seat up for election this year, two Democrats — Irv Brockington and Ceilia Goldberg — are on the primary election ballot competing to move onto the election this fall.
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.
DUI >> Katherine Montgomery, 27, of East Vernon Road, Philadelphia, was charged with driving under the influence following a traffic stop Jan. 28 at Meetinghouse and Jenkintown roads, police said.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF >> A vehicle parked in the 300 block of Brent Road was found at 10:49 a.m. April 15 with the left front tire slashed six times, police said.
ID THEFT >> A resident reported April 16 that the victim’s name was used to purchase an item on Craig’s List for $1,000 using the victim’s bank account, police said. The origin of the scam was Rome, Ga., and the bank and police are continuing to investigate, police said.
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.
CHELTENHAM — The Cheltenham Board of Commissioners have set the date for a public hearing on the proposed construction of a Wawa convenience store on the corner of Waverly Avenue and Easton Road.
DUI >> Jerome Scott, 30, of Thomson Road, Abington, has been charged with driving under the influence and a lane violation following a traffic stop Feb. 24 at Old Welsh Road and Coolidge Avenue, police said.
RETAIL THEFT >> Ralph Brown, 55, of no known address, was cited for retail theft after attempting to take a $90 pair of Timberland boots from Marshalls, 2401 Cheltenham Ave., at 1:43 p.m. Jan. 20, police said.
NORRISTOWN — A woman who was driving drunk when her vehicle crashed into a tree in Whitemarsh Township potentially faces time in jail after she admitted to causing serious injuries to a passenger in the vehicle.
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.
ABINGTON — The Abington Board of Commissioners welcomed a presentation from the Abington Educational Foundation at its April 11 meeting.
SPRINGFIELD >> Two Philadelphia men were arrested April 13 in connection with holdups at four banks over 10 days carried out by an armed robber disguised in a burqa, according to Springfield police.
FRAUD >> A resident reported April 1 receiving a fraudulent call from a male claiming to be from PECO stating the resident was behind on payments, police said.
DUI >> Briana K. Peterson, 28, of Penn Avenue, Glenside, was charged with driving under the influence, careless driving and failing to immediately notify police following a March 15 accident at Jenkintown Road and Kelly Lane, Glenside, police said.
FRAUD >> A resident reported March 26 being scammed into purchasing $300 in Google Play cards to an unknown female caller claiming to be from Titan Electric, police said.
NORRISTOWN — A woman who worked for a Cheltenham family as a caregiver for a child with special needs is headed to jail after she stole jewelry from the family’s residence.