The Cheltenham Township Police Department, along with 11 other Montgomery County Police Departments will be conducting a written examination of Police Officer on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at the Montgomery County Community College. Registration begins at 8:00 AM.
AMBLER -- Gilmore & Associates, Inc., a civil engineering firm, presented to borough council the final plans for Ambler Square, a “pocket park” on the corner of Butler and Park avenues.
EAST ROCKHILL — State, federal and county officials are asking that the temporary ban on quarrying at Rockhill Quarry be made permanent.
The coronavirus pandemic that worldwide has killed hundreds and sickened thousands could meet its match in a “revolutionary” DNA-based immunotherapy vaccine developed by a Montgomery County pharmaceutical company.
UPPER DUBLIN — A 2020-21 preliminary $106.9 million budget calling for a 2.6 percent property tax increase was reviewed at a Feb. 13 Upper Dublin School District town hall meeting that drew only a handful of residents.
LANSDALE — A 57-year-old Harleysville woman and her 13-year-old daughter were killed in a Jan. 29 traffic accident on Interstate 95 in Virginia while traveling to Parris Island, S.C., for the U.S. Marines boot camp graduation of another of the woman's daughters, various news sources said.
WHITPAIN — A controversial residential development project at Mermaid Lake could draw a crowd as members of the Whitpain Township Planning Commission are expected to review the plans during a meeting next week.
JENKINTOWN -- Borough Council heard a presentation on behalf of Pennsylvania’s subsidiary of Aqua America, a water and wastewater service provider, regarding the firm’s 2019 acquisition of Cheltenham Township’s wastewater system.
ELKINS PARK -- Cheltenham Township is offering four free programs celebrating Black History Month between February 13th and February 29th. Residents are encouraged to attend these programs to learn about Cheltenham’s heritage and historical significance in African American history.
Upper Southampton Township has asked its residents to ignore information from its trash hauler allowing certain plastic items like chip, cereal and candy bags to be recycled.
UPPER DUBLIN — Questions about pedestrian connections, a planned dog park and use of the clubhouse at the 105-acre Twining Valley Park were among those posed by residents at a Jan. 28 township commissioners workshop meeting.
The Harleysville Hank Groundhog Day Extravanganza on Saturday gave the hometown favorite groundhog the chance to beat Punxsutawney Phil by a day with his prediction. Hank did not see a shadow in the morning fog at the Mennonite Heritage Center, and his handlers proclaimed spring is just arou…
ABINGTON - The Abington School District’s board of education endorsed a $171 million preliminary budget for the 2020-21 school year after reviewing the revenues and expenses, according to Superintendent Jeffrey Fecher and Business Manager Christopher Lionetti.
AMBLER -- Ambler Borough Council approved a 12-month contract with Red Tail Restoration & Land Management, LLC, and voiced its continued approval for the Wissahickon Clean Water Partnership during its January 21 meeting in Borough Hall.
NORRISTOWN — Expressive Path students at Norristown Area High School, Art Teacher Sue Guido, and Pamela Martin, Executive Director of Expressive Path, recently accepted a $15,000 donation from Ambler Savings Bank. The donation, made through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit…
FORT WASHINGTON -- The Or Hadash Gun Violence Prevention Task Force’s Town Hall discussion with local legislators on current gun violence legislation Sunday, January 19, 2020¸ drew a large crowd and lively debate at Or Hadash, a Reconstructionist Congregation, in Fort Washington.
The Cheltenham and Springfield Township school districts each received $35,000 in grant funding to develop technology skills in the classroom, State Rep. Steve McCarter (D-154) announced.
Students participated in several philanthropic opportunities on Monday, Jan. 19 during “Day On,” an event that's part of the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service at Cheltenham High School. Students across Cheltenham School District completed a variety of projects during the…
SPRING HOUSE — Several area religious organizations participated in a show of unity on Sunday, Jan. 19, honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
WEST ROCKHILL — Township supervisors have voted to end the practice of paying for elected officials' health insurance, an issue that has been simmering in the township for over a year.
FORT WASHINGTON -- The Kids ‘n Smiles Toy Drive at an after school program on Gerard Avenue in North Hills last month appeared to be a great success, according to Fort Washington Business Alliance and Executive Board President Glenn Griffin.
HORSHAM — Funds to construct a system to steeply reduce the amount of PFAS-contaminated water leaving the Horsham Air Guard Station have been released, moving the project forward.
UPPER DUBLIN — A Philadelphia man found with an explosive device and stolen handgun in his vehicle Nov. 29 waived his preliminary hearing Jan. 2 in exchange for a reduction in bail and a deal regarding a possible sentence.
For the last four years, the William Jeanes Memorial Library has hosted Connecting Exceptional People (CEP) socials. For young adults with special needs 18+, the purpose of the socials have been to provide a safe space for participants to make new friends, have fun, and engage with each othe…
The American Red Cross currently has a critical need for blood donors of all blood types -- especially type O -- and platelet donors to make an appointment now to give and help replenish the blood supply after the holiday weeks. Right now, the Red Cross has less than a three-day supply of ty…
ABINGTON — The Jin Lian Asian Massage parlor, 2743 Jenkintown Road, Ardsley, was held up at gunpoint by a male wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt around 1 p.m. Dec. 29, police said. Anyone with information about the robbery or the male captured on surveillance video is asked to contact Detec…