As essential workers continue stepping up to the front lines, providing critical care to patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, several local higher education institutions are preparing nurses to enter the medical field.
PHOENIXVILLE — The Phoenixville Area School District 2021 Wall of Fame Ceremony recently took place in the Phoenixville Area High School auditorium.
NORRISTOWN — The Montgomery County commissioners unanimously authorized more than $2.15 million for ongoing response effort as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact area residents.
PHILADELPHIA — Craig Alex Levin, 65, of King of Prussia, was charged by superseding indictment with additional child exploitation offenses related to his travel to the Philippines.
NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County Commissioners’ Vice Chairman Ken Lawrence Jr. has been selected to join an organization made up of Democratic elected officials across the country.
PHOENIXVILLE — The Schuylkill River Heritage Center will present an online introduction Thursday, May 13, to a new museum exhibit that celebrates "Phoenxiville's Legacy."
NORRISTOWN — As the 61st week of the coronavirus pandemic in Montgomery County came to a close on Friday, health officials reported that more than 100 additional county residents tested positive for the virus.
NORRISTOWN — A Pottstown man is on his way to state prison after he admitted to his role in the overdose death of another man who was found dead in a vehicle on a parking lot of an apartment complex in the borough.
NORRISTOWN — Born and raised in Norristown, incumbent District Court Judge Gregory Scott says he’s been honored to serve his community and he wants to continue “to advocate for equity within our justice system” with a second term.
LANSDALE — The 7-Eleven store at 651 W. Main St., Lansdale, sold a $3 million-winning ticket in the Pa. Lottery $3 Million Extravaganza Scratch-Off, state lottery officials reported this week.
TOWAMENCIN — An online video of a fight at North Penn High School has drawn reactions from across Montgomery County and triggered an investigation by local police.
EAST NORRITON — Even though the 18th annual Walk & 5K Run Through the Park will be a mask-wearing, socially distanced in-person event on June 5, organizers are confident they can recapture at least part of that pre-pandemic feeling for everyone involved.
NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County’s daily new cases of the coronavirus continued to fall below 100 and hospitalizations decreased, according to the latest daily report issued by health officials.
COLLEGEVILLE — Holy Cross Regional Catholic School student Khai Scavone is the proud winner of Artsonia’s Artist of the Week contest, a voting competition held on Artsonia.com, the world’s largest collection of student art portfolios exhibiting over 80 million pieces of student art.
NORRISTOWN — After four years promoting the revitalization of Norristown as a member of the Norristown Planning Commission, lawyer Monica Mathews Reynolds says she’s ready to use her legal experience to serve the borough as a district court judge.
PLYMOUTH — In recent greetings to members of the World Circus Federation on World Circus Day, a Vatican spokesman called such productions sources of “pure joy”; circus artists and workers, “artisans of beauty.” The latter was coined by Pope Francis himself to describe for men and women whose “pastoral care…is among the tasks of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development,” noted Peter K.A. Cardinal Turkson.
LIMERICK — A crucial step toward the construction of a 112-bed senior living facility at the corner of Lewis and Linfield roads was approved by a 4-1 vote of the township supervisors Tuesday night.
BLUE BELL — The Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board marked a milestone this week — its first in-person event in more than one year.
NORRISTOWN — After spending seven years in the dogged pursuit of easing the distress of crime victims and other witnesses, "Turks," the Montgomery County District Attorney’s comfort dog, is retiring.
NORRISTOWN — For the second time this week, the number of reported daily new cases of the coronavirus in Montgomery County fell below 100 on Wednesday as signs continue to indicate the spring surge in cases may be easing.
WEST NORRITON — Acknowledging that the use of radar for speed enforcement would be more effective than the current Vascar (stopwatch) method, the Commissioners agreed at Tuesday's meeting to vote on an ordinance supporting House Bill 606 and Senate Bill 419, which would allow the use of radar in local municipalities.
PHOENIXVILLE — The coming lifting of most COVID-19 restrictions has not come soon enough for the 78th annual Dogwood Festival to plan a full event.
UPPER DUBLIN — A Philadelphia man was ordered to stand trial on charges he committed multiple daytime residential burglaries and attempted burglaries in Montgomery, Delaware and Philadelphia counties, including one during which he allegedly performed a sex act in view of a 102-year-old woman.
NORRISTOWN — While more than 100 Montgomery County residents tested positive for the coronavirus in the latest daily report, health officials announced that beginning Wednesday all county-run vaccination clinics will offer walk-up availability for a vaccine.
HARRISBURG — For the second consecutive week, the coronavirus positivity rate decreased in Montgomery County and in the six neighboring counties in Southeast Pennsylvania, according to the latest week-to-week data compiled by state health officials.
EAST GOSHEN — Lavazza North America is expanding its presence with the construction of its first U.S. coffee roasting and packing plant.
NORRISTOWN — Calling a Philadelphia man’s actions “depraved,” a judge ensured the man will never be released from prison for killing his ex-girlfriend outside her Whitemarsh workplace by stabbing her and then repeatedly running over her, crushing her to death, with his three-ton vehicle.
LOWER POTTSGROVE — The Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area is bringing the Paddling Film Festival to the region for the second year in a row as an outdoor and physically-distant drive-in theater experience at The SunnyBrook Ballroom on Thursday, May 6, from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m.
PLYMOUTH — Young students from Colonial School District in Montgomery County will be able to learn about nutrition and farming thanks to a $4,125 Farm to School Grant from the Department of Agriculture, state Rep. Mary Jo Daley announced.
PHOENIXVILLE — Just a few years ago, Chester County had seen a decrease in homelessness by almost 23 percent. However, those numbers were determined just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
FORT WASHINGTON — A man is wanted in connection with a robbery Monday morning at the BB&T Bank in Fort Washington, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
NORRISTOWN — By mid -July those vibrant and bountiful zinnias and cheerful marigolds will be brightening your yard with all their seasonal glory and could even earn you a cash prize.
NORRISTOWN — More than 300 Montgomery County residents tested positive for the coronavirus and seven more people died of the virus during the latest three-day period, according to county health officials.
PHOENIXVILLE — The Phoenixville Area School District Wall of Fame Committee will be inducting three new members to its Wall of Fame on Monday, May 3, at 7 p.m., outside the high school.
EAST NORRITON — A new youth training program created through a partnership by Crunch East Norriton and East Norriton Township Parks and Recreation has exceeded all expectations.
PHOENIXVILLE — Renaissance Academy has been named the top-ranked charter school in Pennsylvania, according to U.S. News and World Report.
KING OF PRUSSIA — PECO Energy is planning single lane closures next week on several state highways in Bucks, Chester and Montgomery counties for utility construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Friday.
SKIPPACK — For Montgomery County’s very own Superman, watching President Joe Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress Wednesday night was an unforgettable moment.
NORRISTOWN — As the 60th week of the coronavirus pandemic in Montgomery County came to a close on Friday, health officials reported more than 200 additional county residents tested positive for the virus and five more people died from the virus.
LANSDALE — Edward J. Levine, of Lansdale, said it’s an honor serving his community as a district court judge and he wants to continue to run a court that is “open, fair and available.”
CHELTENHAM — A Cheltenham man is facing child pornography charges after authorities allegedly discovered hundreds of images of such content on his cell phone.
LANSDALE — After more than three decades serving his community as a police officer and detective, retired Hatfield Township Police Corporal Patrick M. Hanrahan says he’d like to continue to serve the community as a district court judge.
TELFORD — The Telford Borough Authority will be flushing the water distribution system during the next 6 to 8 weeks according to the following tentative schedule (schedule is subject to change):
NORRISTOWN — With less than one month until the primary election, members of the Montgomery County Board of Elections unanimously authorized the last set of changes to polling places during a virtual meeting.
UPPER MERION — VFW Post 7878 in King of Prussia was a night of remembrance on Monday, April 27th. Rolling Thunder made the presentation of the POW-MIA Chair that will be displayed at the post. The night began with the sound of bagpipes from Irish Thunder Pipes and Drums playing some tunes honoring our military. The dedication was then open with a prayer, Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of The National Anthem.
NORRISTOWN — Aaron J. Holston, of Norristown, wants to help those who may feel that their voices haven’t been heard and wants to provide just and fair solutions for residents if he’s elected to serve his community as a district court judge.
NORRISTOWN — More than 150 additional Montgomery County residents tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the latest daily report issued by county health officials.