LIMERICK — Drivers can expect delays on North Lewis Road, between Royersford Road and Pine Tree Road starting Wednesday due to a $1.4 million water line replacement project.
NORRISTOWN — Forty-one years after he was first accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend in Norristown, Robert Fisher, previously tried and convicted twice for the crime, returned to a Montgomery County courtroom on Monday for a retrial that was ordered by a federal judge.
BLUE BELL — As the recovery process continues weeks after Ida slammed through Montgomery County with tornadoes and flooding, residents and business owners now have a one-stop shop for disaster assistance.
The Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area is once again partnering with Sly Fox Brewery on Saturday, Sept. 25, for the 6th Annual Ride for the River, a bike ride on the Schuylkill River Trail between Pottstown and Reading.
EAST CALN — A new fast casual dining option has found a home in the Downingtown-area. Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, 1086 East Lancaster Ave., opened Aug. 30 in the Brandywine Square Shopping Center.
Eastbound and westbound U.S. 422 will be closed and detoured between the Armand Hammer Boulevard and Sanatoga interchanges on Sunday, Sept. 26, through Friday, Oct. 8, from midnight to 5 a.m. for bridge demolition.
A weekday lane closure with flagging is scheduled on East Park Avenue between Route 29 (Main Street/Gravel Pike) and Pennypacker Road in Schwenksville Borough and Perkiomen Township, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for bridge repairs, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced.
NORRISTOWN — A Delaware County man who was awaiting trial on charges he assaulted and strangled his girlfriend during a domestic abuse incident in July, allegedly fatally stabbed the young woman during an escalation of violence while they were on a Montgomery County trail last weekend.
Art collectors, enthusiasts and novices will have two full days in September to meet some of the best artists in their Montgomery County studios, observe the creative process and to purchase their distinctive creations.
WASHINGTON — As cleanup from the devastating remnants of Hurricane Ida continues, area business owners and homeowners are still assessing the economic impact.
BRIDGEPORT — When Bridgeport Borough and the Montgomery County Hero Fund began working together on the Bridgeport 5K back in 2019, both believed that they had found the ideal partner to meet each other’s needs.
NORRISTOWN — A Pottstown man will be under court supervision for two years for having indecent contact with a woman while he was staying at a borough homeless shelter.
NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele, Upper Darby Police Superintendent Timothy M. Bernhardt and Lower Providence Township Police Chief Michael Jackson announced a joint investigation Thursday into an apparent homicide of an adult female.
LIMERICK — Opposition to Aqua Pennsylvania's request for a sewer rate hike of nearly 90 percent is growing among the company's Limerick customers.
WEST POTTSGROVE — One million dollars richer, and the winner of "America's Got Talent's" 16th season, Stowe native Dustin Tavella's journey to the pinnacle of television all started with a few balloons and a minister.
NORRISTOWN — A $10,000 donation kicked off the launch of the Montco Emergency Disaster Relief Fund, a spokesperson for Montgomery County said Wednesday.
POTTSTOWN — A Pottstown man is accused of speeding and driving under the influence of fentanyl and traces of marijuana and without a valid license when he caused an Aug. 3 multi-vehicle crash in the borough that claimed the life of a 35-year-old Lower Pottsgrove woman.
NORRISTOWN — As Montgomery County recorded nearly 300 new cases of the coronavirus and four more deaths during the most recent two-day period, officials announced Wednesday that all county and court employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 18 or undergo weekly testing.
LOWER FREDERICK — A Lower Frederick man must answer to charges in Montgomery County Court that he secretly filmed women in his bathroom and during sexual encounters and that he possessed child pornography on his electronic devices.
NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County residents facing challenges related to job insecurity or seeking employment, training programs and vocational counseling or food relief can receive some assistance at two upcoming job and resource fairs sponsored by the county Office of Public Defender in Norristown and Pottstown.
BRYN MAWR — Aqua Pennsylvania Wednesday ended its request that customers reduce nonessential water use to aid the recovery of normal water supply in the utility’s southeastern Pennsylvania service area.
GLADWYNE, PA – A pair of nurses at Waverly Heights Life Plan Community is being celebrated for their volunteer efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jackie Donnelly, R.N., Director of Nursing, and Theresa Mscisz, R.N., Assistant Director of Nursing, have played an integral role in keeping their community safe by volunteering their time giving COVID vaccinations at Eric’s RX Shoppe in Horsham.
NORRISTOWN — Perhaps the words of his son best described Phil W. Cavalcante and provided the lasting legacy of a man driven by faith and family. “His trust in God allowed him to live with strength, gratitude, courage and love.”
NORRISTOWN -- The Montgomery County Office of the Public Defender will host two job and resource fairs and distribute food in Norristown and Pottstown.
WHITPAIN —The Centre Square Fire Company is hosting its 29th annual Fire Expo on Friday, October 1st from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Centre Square Firehouse, 1298 Skippack Pike in Center Square. There will be fire companies and apparatus from all across Montgomery County along with hundreds of first responders and activities for young and young at heart.
NORRISTOWN — A former Lower Salford man faces some time behind bars and anger management counseling after he admitted to strangling and assaulting a woman during a 2017 domestic disturbance in the township.
NORRISTOWN — When you walk along a garden trail, listen. Listen closely, because you just may hear a symphony emanating from the flowers and shrubs you pass along the way.
NORRISTOWN — Have you ever thought you might want to work as a 9-1-1 telecommunicator — fielding emergency calls from the public and dispatching assistance? Do you have a sense of compassion for those in need, a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills?
NORRISTOWN — A Hatboro man must answer to charges in Montgomery County Court that he possessed thousands of images of child pornography on multiple electronic devices.
FORT WASHINGTON — Two weeks after the remnants of Hurricane Ida brought a tornado through a community, people in Upper Dublin Township are continuing to pick up the pieces.
CONSHOHOCKEN -- While most football fans are looking ahead to this fall’s NFL and scholastic seasons, graduates of the former Conshohocken High School are looking back and celebrating the 70th anniversary of their 1951 team’s best season ever – one that remained undefeated and untied through contests with nine rival high schools.
NORRISTOWN -- The Montgomery County Department of Public Safety and the Montgomery County Department of Human Resources are inviting interested candidates for the role of 9-1-1 Telecommunicator to a walk-up hiring open house this Saturday, September 18, 2021.
HARRISBURG — Montgomery County ranked first among Pennsylvania’s 67 counties in the number of speeding citations issued to drivers in school zones from 2016 to 2020, according to statistics compiled by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.
NORRISTOWN — Fueled by the delta variant, the latest surge of positive coronavirus cases continued in Montgomery County, which recorded more than 400 new cases of the virus during the most recent three-day period.
NORRISTOWN — Following FEMA’s announcement of a Major Disaster Declaration for the remnants of Hurricane Ida, the Montgomery County commissioners released the following statements:
HARRISBURG — State Rep. Todd Stephens (R-151st) has announced that the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) board of directors has approved Pennsylvania’s first funding award pursuant to Act 101 of 2019, Stephens’ legislation to fund efforts to remediate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a toxic contaminant found in water sources and systems throughout the Commonwealth.
The Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge National Historical Park honored the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 with a solemn remembrance service and tribute to Flight 93 Hero Louis J. Nacke II, who is laid to rest in the Chapel’s cemetery, on Saturday, Sept. 11.
WYOMISSING — After what it calls a “tough year” for the communities it serves, Tompkins VIST Bank has announced plans for a series of food truck lunches at four of its branches, to show the company’s appreciation for its neighbors.
DOUGLASS (Mont.) — PennDOT has awarded a $1.27 million contract to H&K Group Inc. of Skippack to replace the bridge that carries Congo Road over Middle Creek.
On Saturday, September 25 the Norristown Garden Club is hosting a Flower Show called Make Mine Music at the Central Schwenkfelder Church, 2111 Valley Forge Road. Lansdale, PA 19446. The flower show will feature horticultural and design displays. There will also be a craft market. The public is cordially invited to this free event.
BRYN MAWR — Aqua Pennsylvania announced the recovery of partial operations at the Pickering West water treatment facility that was heavily damaged by the devastating floods caused by Tropical Storm Ida last week.
The police departments in the Pottstown area are planning to intensify their efforts to enforce DUI and alcohol related crimes. Over the next week, the multi-jurisdictional DUI enforcement team will be conducting at least one sobriety checkpoint operation.
NORRISTOWN — Recovery efforts continue more than a week after the remnants of Hurricane Ida came through the region.
EAGLEVILLE — Montgomery County leaders, local first responders and their families will come together Saturday to mark the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County recorded more than 200 new, positive COVID-19 cases during the most recent two-day period and the county has now topped more than 64,000 positive cases since the pandemic began 18 months ago.