Four small businesses and nonprofits were celebrated Thursday, June 10 during the annual SCORE Chester and Delaware Counties Small Business Achievements Awards program.
PERKIOMEN — The way state Rep. Joe Ciresi sees it, Pennsylvania will never have a better shot at fair school funding than this year's budget.
NORRISTOWN — A jury will decide the fate of a Norristown man in September when he faces trial for his alleged role in the 2018 overdose death of an Upper Merion man.
The neighborhood in Lower Providence Township was rocked by explosions Thursday afternoon after a code enforcement officer clashed with a resident.
NORRISTOWN — A Douglass (Mont.) man has admitted to his role in a drug trafficking scheme that authorities alleged utilized Pottstown hotels and he faces several years of court supervision.
PHILADELPHIA — A Montgomery County woman who is a former children’s swim school employee is headed to federal prison for trafficking in child pornography.
PLYMOUTH-- Nearly 400 Plymouth Whitemarsh High School seniors received their diplomas during the school’s graduation ceremony, Wednesday, June 9, at Colonial Field.
A code enforcement officer doing a a follow-up inspection at Cardin Place was threatened by an armed resident and when police arrived, explosions rang out.
PLYMOUTH — A Delaware County man must answer to human trafficking related charges in Montgomery County Court after he allegedly forced females to engage in sex for his financial gain at a Plymouth hotel.
GLENMOORE — Maddie and Tae and Lily Rose will perform at Citadel Country Spirit USA, Philadelphia’s Country Music Festival, happening Aug. 27 to Aug. 29 at Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show Grounds.
NORRISTOWN — Unvaccinated children looking to participate in camps this summer should be able to do so safely amid lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to health officials.
LIMERICK — Officials from both Limerick and Lower Pottsgrove townships gathered Thursday to celebrate the start of construction for a new westbound on-ramp at the Route 422 Sanatoga Interchange.
The Pennsylvania State Police announced that troopers made 18,412 driving under the influence arrests in 2020, which reflects a one percent decrease from the total number of DUI arrests (22,139) in 2019. In addition, troopers investigated 4,157 DUI-related crashes in 2020.
NORRISTOWN — A Hatfield man’s fate will be decided by a Montgomery County jury in October when he faces a trial on charges he fatally beat and strangled his live-in girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter in 2016 in the Towamencin home they shared at the time.
NORRISTOWN — A Pottstown man faces several months behind bars after he admitted to a drug trafficking related charge in connection with incidents the borough.
UPPER PROVIDENCE — When the 16th Annual 93.3 WMMR’s "I Bleed for Preston & Steve" blood drive returns to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks on June 18, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., one of the biggest questions donors are asking is if they can donate blood after receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.
NORRISTOWN — While the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to dominate the conversation, an art contest has aimed to shed light on a different, ongoing issue: the opioid epidemic.
WEST NORRITON — An independent record store in Jeffersonville is celebrating and customizing Record Store Day June 12, making it completely their own.
NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County recorded less than 100 new positive cases of COVID-19 during the latest seven-day period, showing a continuing daily trend of suppressing the virus, according to the latest data compiled by health officials.
NORRISTOWN -- As onlookers reacted with thunderous applause, Montgomery County officials joined members of the LGBTQI+ community to raise the Progress Pride Flag at the county courthouse in celebration of Pride Month.
EAST WHITELAND — Peter K. Hoover has been in the financial services industry for more than 40 years, building a career that led him to start his own company — Hoover Financial Advisors — in 2005.
HARRISBURG — As time tightens for a state budget deadline of July 1, education funding is taking a position front and center for the looming talks.
The Horsham-based Edward Taylor Coombs Foundation will hold its 10th annual golf outing and scholarship awards dinner on July 19. The event will be held at Commonwealth National Golf Club, 250 Babylon Road in Horsham, beginning at 11 a.m. In addition to a full day of golf, the outing features a buffet-style lunch, evening cocktails, gourmet dinner, an auction, and a scholarship awards ceremony.
Students will be on summer break soon and this year of virtual learning has not been easy or productive for many of them. Working parents, limited technology and the lack of interaction with teachers and other students has left families scrambling to prepare their children for classes to resume in September.
ROYERSFORD — On Sunday, June 6, Sacred Heart Church in Royersford celebrated the Feast of Corpus Christi, also known as the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.
DOYLESTOWN — A Jenkintown woman is being charged with delivering the drugs that caused the June 2020 overdose death of a 33-year-old Bensalem man, the Bucks County District Attorney's office announced Monday.
OAKS — State Rep. Melissa Shusterman, D-157th, of Schuylkill, will host a drive-thru senior information fair at the Oaks Expo Center Fairgrounds from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. this Thursday.
HARRISBURG — For the seventh consecutive week, Montgomery County and six neighboring counties in Southeast Pennsylvania recorded decreases in COVID-19 positivity rates and each county is now showing signs of suppressing the virus, according to the latest week-to-week data compiled by state health officials.
TRAPPE — Citing the critical but often overlooked importance of energy efficiency and consistent heating and cooling in long-term preservation, a $40,000 Keystone Historic Preservation Grant for Historic Trappe was recently announced to help preserve the Henry Muhlenberg House.
Pottstown and Phoenixville hospitals recently presented Nursing Excellence Awards to nurses, nursing support staff and colleagues, to recognize their contributions to excellence. The awards were presented during Nursing Week, May 6 through May 12.
LANSDALE — A Philadelphia man was held Monday for trial on homicide-related charges for his alleged role in the November 2020 drive-by shooting in Lansdale that claimed the life of a Bucks County woman.
LOWER MERION — A Lower Merion man must answer to drug-trafficking related charges in Montgomery County Court after authorities allegedly seized about three pounds of crystal methamphetamine, with a street value of approximately $30,000, from his residence.
WHITPAIN TOWNSHIP — Global IT solutions company Unisys Corp. has announced its acquisition of Unify Square, an experience management provider for secure collaboration and communications platforms.
NORRISTOWN — Maintaining a multi-million-dollar governmental budget throughout the COVID-19 pandemic was no easy feat, according to Montgomery County Chief Financial Officer Dean Dortone.
COLLEGEVILLE — Collegeville resident Tracy Augustine had received the devastating news of her stage two breast cancer just as the pandemic was shutting the world down last year.
LOWER PROVIDENCE — The future of the former St. Gabriel’s Hall may be uncertain, but for now the rich farmland on the sprawling Pawlings Road property in Audubon will be producing crops to nourish hundreds of families.
Throughout the month of June, agents and staff of Richard A. Zuber Realty will be collecting nonperishable food and toiletry items for the nonprofit organization Veterans Making a Difference an organization dedicated to helping veterans in need in Berks County.
NORRISTOWN — A provision within a $1.4 million contract amendment launching a COVID-19 vaccination campaign for teens and young adults was something Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Gale appeared to take issue with during Thursday’s meeting.
NORRISTOWN — A Pottstown woman faces up to 12 years in prison after she admitted to fatally stabbing her boyfriend while acting under a sudden and intense passion during an argument that erupted after she saw him viewing social media profiles of an ex-girlfriend.
NORRISTOWN — A Delaware County woman’s fate will be decided by a Montgomery County jury in November when she faces a trial on charges she fatally beat two women inside a West Norriton residence.
UPPER DUBLIN — An Upper Providence woman must answer to charges in Montgomery County Court that she allegedly stole more than $154,000 from an Upper Dublin nonprofit organization where she worked as a payroll manager.
LIMERICK — Exelon Generation will conduct its semi-annual, full-volume test of the emergency warning sirens surrounding Limerick Generating Station on Monday, June 7, at approximately 2 p.m.
NORRISTOWN — Members of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners returned to One Montgomery Plaza Thursday morning to hold their first in-person meeting of 2021.
After doing all of your shopping online for more than a year, are you longing to try things on? Did being cooped up inside make you want to spruce up your living space? Do you value locally-made products? If so, you’ll love the pop up shopping opportunities springing up around the region.
KING OF PRUSSIA — Route 422 motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions for various construction activities under two separate improvement projects in Montgomery County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced.