LANSDALE -- Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele and Lansdale Borough Police Chief Michael Trail Sunday announced the investigation into a homicide that occurred at the intersection of Hancock Street and Church Road Saturday night.
Even when there are programs to help parents of children with disabilities or special needs, it is often hard to get that help, Bill says.
PHOENIXVILLE — When you think of a trellis, you may conjure up pastoral visions of fragrant wisteria or climbing roses in full summer bloom.
Despite losing her job as a customer service representative, Victoria remains upbeat about her situation and her ability to get through the upcoming holidays without an overabundance of stress.
NORRISTOWN — The Montgomery County’s Board of Commissioners authorized nearly $60,000 in a series of contracts related to the construction of the Montgomery County Justice Center.
At their very core, nonprofit organizations and food cupboards exist only to serve. They are created and established with the sole goal of helping people in need — to provide food, services and support to the most vulnerable in society. Nonprofits and food cupboards depend on the goodness, generosity and kindness of others — those people who have the means to give.
Editor's note: This is the first in a "Season of Caring" series looking at local groups and organizations that have helped those in need. Manna on Main Street is a Lansdale-based nonprofit that has helped provide food, emergency financial aid, and much more to the community for nearly four decades.
WHITPAIN — Montgomery County Community College wants to help unemployed residents get back on their feet by offering tuition assistance through its new Montco Recovery Tuition Assistance Program.
NORRISTOWN — Coronavirus cases continue to climb in Montgomery County as a total of 1,733 new COVID-19 cases were reported over the past week, Montgomery County Commissioners’ Chairwoman Dr. Val Arkoosh said Tuesday.
LANSDALE — Legislators and Montgomery County leaders reacted with sorrow this week to the death of Frank Bartle, former county Republican chairman who served as a solicitor for numerous municipalities and a mentor to many in politics.
PLYMOUTH -- Roughly a year ago, a fellow resident asked Plymouth Councilman Chris Manero for his thoughts on a township-wide holiday light competition.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a package of reforms to Pennsylvania’s drunk driving laws championed by outgoing state Sen. Tom Killion after what he described as last-minute opposition by two groups: the American Civil Liberties Union and Firearm Owners Against Crime.
NORRISTOWN — Members of the Montgomery County Board of Elections on Monday authorized with a 2-1 vote the certification of the 2020 general election results.
Pottstown was one of only two public high schools that are not exclusively technical or vocational schools, to receive funding in the latest round of Pennsylvania competitive equipment grants from the state Department of Education.
ABINGTON — A 44-year-old woman was arrested in connection with an assault at Jin Lian Asian Massage in Glenside, according to the Abington Township Police Department.
WORCESTER — The Norristown Garden Club has featured many beautiful Worcester homes on its popular annual Holiday House Tour over the years.
POTTSTOWN — While the parking lot of the Montgomery County Health Clinic in Pottstown sat mostly vacant Friday morning, it was only a matter of time before the area would soon turn into a flurry of activity.
FORT WASHINGTON -- The Fort Washington Lightbridge Academy, an early education and child care center, in partnership with the brand’s non-profit, the Lightbridge Foundation, has recently donated $500 to a local, deserving charity. Lightbridge Academy owner Randi Weiss and center director Jane Bucknam chose to donate these funds to the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund, a local charity that lightens burdens and lifts spirits of families caring for children with serious illnesses, disabilities, and injuries since 1976.
WHITPAIN — From the safety and comforts of home, prospective Montgomery County Community College students and their families will have a chance to discover and interact with all that the College has to offer.
NORRISTOWN — The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners has released a proposed 2021 budget, including a tax hike, and five-year capital improvement plan.
COLLEGEVILLE — For the third year in a row, Recent Communications Inc. of Collegeville has launched its Holiday Hotline — this year with a twist.
NORRISTOWN — The Montgomery County Commissioners authorized a series of contracts totaling $5.57 million Thursday related to mitigation and response efforts surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County has designated up to $2.6 million in federal funding to provide monetary assistance as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the local economy and create burdens on several programs.
NORRISTOWN — A group of parents has gone to court to prevent a Montgomery County Board of Health order that would require all public and private schools to move to an all-virtual learning model for a two-week period around the Thanksgiving holiday from taking effect next week.
PLYMOUTH — First Friday dinners at Plymouth Meeting’s Church on the Mall usually take place at communal tables in the congregation’s tranquil sanctuary. The free monthly meals are cooked from scratch by church members, open to anyone – congregants, area residents or workers, folks passing through on SEPTA – and seen as “a way to provide a place where everyone belongs, everyone is fed and no one is a stranger.”
NORRISTOWN — The number of positive coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths are rapidly increasing in Montgomery County as the fall surge of the virus continues to grip the region, according to the county’s latest data.
NORRISTOWN — As the fall surge of the coronavirus continued to grip Montgomery County, officials reported that more than 1,800 individuals tested positive for the virus and seven more people died from the virus during the latest seven-day period ending Tuesday.
LOWER PROVIDENCE — So far, mother nature has given the region just a hint of what’s to come this winter — with temperatures across the region dipping into the 30s and 40s for short periods before rebounding.
NORRISTOWN — Saying they should have the choice as to whether their children attend in-person or virtual schooling, some Montgomery County parents gathered to oppose an order by health officials that public and private schools move to an all-virtual learning mode for a two-week period around the Thanksgiving holiday to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
ABINGTON — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Abington School District officials are monitoring the situation, as Superintendent Jeffrey Fecher said during last week’s school board meeting.
NORRISTOWN — Illumination in all its glory will be the theme when Elmwood Park Zoo radiates with Christmas spirit again this year for the annual Wild Lights festival.
NORRISTOWN -- The Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library, located at 1001 Powell Street in Norristown, announces the following online programs for kids:
BLUE BELL — Montgomery County Community College Foundation’s new philanthropic partnership, Circle of Partners, raised more than $163,000 in the first 24 hours to help students struggling to pay for tuition, instructional-related costs and essential needs such as rent and child care.
NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County’s coronavirus positivity rate increased again last week, indicating the virus continues to spread and that the county has “substantial transmission,” according to state health officials.
PHILADELPHIA — Officials of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia said they will comply with the directive from Montgomery County health officials that all public and private schools in the county move to an all-virtual learning model for a two-week period around the Thanksgiving holiday.
UPPER PROVIDENCE — The bridge carrying Second Avenue over Mingo Creek in Upper Providence has been reopened following the completion of a bridge rehabilitation project.
PHOENIXVILLE — The board of directors of Genesis Women’s Clinic ha announced the opening of its second location at 301 Gay St. in Phoenixville.
WILLOW GROVE — One person was injured Sunday evening following a shooting in the area of the Willow Grove Park Mall in Willow Grove, according to the Abington Township Police Department.
State Sen. Katie Muth, D-44th, of Royersford, announced that her office will be hosting two virtual health care enrollment events to help constituents through the process of selecting an insurance plan through the new Pennsylvania state exchange.