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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.

CHELTENHAM -- Students in grades 5 to 8 at Presentation BVM School have been competing to represent the school in the archdiocesan Religion Bee to be held next month.

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.

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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…

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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. 

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 …

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…

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…

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 …

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.

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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.