The East Falls Historical Society presents a Walking Tour: THE OLD “FALLS VILLAGE.” The Core of East Falls, created and led by Nancy Pontone and Steven Peitzman. Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 10 a.m.

Philadelphia’s 254 public schools will begin classes at 8:45 this morning. About 250,000 pupils are expected. Some 39,000 will be attending only half days because of inadequate facilities in their neighborhoods.

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LOWER SALFORD — Lower Salford Township and its police officers have a new five-year contract running 2022 through 2026. 

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SOUDERTON/PERKASIE — As the sun came up the day after the remnants of Hurricane Ida poured heavy rains and flash flooding throughout the area, people began to get a better look at what the storm had done and to work on cleaning up from it. 

Looking to see whether anything of historical significance happened on an Aug. 25, I came upon the name of Antonio de Mota. He was a 16th century Portuguese explorer, and some sources say he was the first European to set foot in Japan.

WILLOW GROVE -- Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) is pleased to announce that Networking and Cybersecurity Instructor, Michael Refsnider, has been named New Teacher of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association for Career and Technical Education. This award recognizes career and…

BLUE BELL -- Dove Hospice Services of Blue Bell seeks compassionate volunteers to provide support to local hospice patients and their families throughout Montomery and Bucks counties.

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PLYMOUTH MEETING --  Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding was joined by state Sen. Amanda Cappelletti and state Rep. Mary Jo Daley at Maple Acres Farm in Montgomery County last week to highlight the partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Pennsylvania Farmers Union, …

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Prayerfully, we are near the end of this coronavirus pandemic. As we see more people vaccinated, there is hope that soon we will be able to resume some normalcy. The question that comes to my mind and to my heart, “How will the houses of worship respond post-pandemic?” There needs to be a pl…