HILLTOWN — It gets bigger every year. This time it hit a new record.
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.
FRANCONIA — They danced, rode in limos, ate, posed for photos and caricatures, did karaoke and topped it all off with a crown or tiara.
BUCKS COUNTY — The case of a man accused of stabbing an off-duty Lansdale police officer during a foot pursuit in the middle of Route 309 is moving forward to trial in Bucks County Court.
PERKASIE — Penn Community Bank President and CEO Jeane M. Vidoni has been appointed to serve as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce.
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…
WIRE FRAUD — On Jan. 24, a female resident reported getting a phone call from an unknown person who said there was a warrant for her arrest, Bedminster Township Police Department said. The caller agreed to help clear the warrant if the female sent an unspecified amount of money in gift cards…
DOYLESTOWN — Flanked by representatives from local school districts, health officials and Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele, Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub announced Wednesday that his office is filing a lawsuit against the vaping industry.
HILLTOWN — Numerous winter coats, valued at more than $500, were taken from the Burlington Coat Factory store on Route 309, Hilltown Township Police Department said.
EAST ROCKHILL — Officials aren't slamming the brakes on a request that bike route signs be added in the municipality, but they're also not ready to push down hard on the pedals.
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.
Penn Foundation received $100,000 from Univest Financial in support of its Hope Within Reach capital campaign. The lobby of the new L. Ruby Horwood Center will be named after Univest. The campaign, which raised $1.3 million, was launched to enable Penn Foundation to acquire additional space …
Richard Phy, who works at Sellersville Elementary School, is one of 12 finalists in a contest that recognizes and rewards the work being done in schools around the country, the Tennant Company said in a Jan. 27 release.
HARRISBURG — Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service grants from the Office of the State Fire Commissioner to local fire and EMS companies were recently announced by state Rep. Todd Polinchock, R-144.
DRUGS — Ignacio Rosario, 26, of S. Main Street, Dublin, was charged with possession with intent to deliver, criminal use of a communication facility and related offenses, Dublin Borough Police Department said. The charges came after a search warrant at his home following an extended investig…
HATFIELD — Pennridge Ice Hockey Club Captain Blake Stewart says it's all about being a community and having each other's back.
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.
WEST ROCKHILL — Pennridge Regional Police Commission wants to take a new look at the split in the service received and payments made by the two towns it covers.
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.
WIRE FRAUD — More than $11,000 was taken in a fraudulent phone call case reported Jan. 7 by a female resident, Bedminster Township Police Department said. The caller demanded money in exchange for clearing the woman's name from issues that arose from identity theft, police said. He demanded …
FRANCONIA — Tired of waiting until Feb. 2 to get the only reliable prediction of whether spring will come early or there will be another six weeks of winter?
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.
BEDMINSTER — The township has a new agritourism ordinance on the books listing the types of accessory commercial uses allowed along with farming.
DUI — Jacqueline Heitzenrater, 56, of Perkasie, was charged with driving under the influence after officers responded to a report of a reckless driver on Park Avenue, Perkasie, on Dec. 18, 2019, Perkasie Borough Police Department said.
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.
PERKASIE — Up until recently the closest Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance groups have been in Willow Grove, New Jersey, Allentown and Philadelphia.