The Cheltenham Township Police Department, along with 11 other Montgomery County Police Departments will be conducting a written examination of Police Officer on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at the Montgomery County Community College. Registration begins at 8:00 AM.
EAST ROCKHILL — State, federal and county officials are asking that the temporary ban on quarrying at Rockhill Quarry be made permanent.
PHILADELPHIA — Now in its 15th year, The Stained Glass Project (SGP) is a volunteer run after-school arts program that introduces underserved Philadelphia public high school students to the technically demanding artistic discipline of making stained glass.
Last Thursday evening, more than 120 Roxborough residents crammed into the auditorium at the Schuylkill Center to discuss one of the biggest hot-button issues in our community: the loss of open space to subdivision and development.
Alexander London, author of 25 novels, visited Green Woods Charter School recently to talk about his craft and inspire them to be the next published author.
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.
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.
Roxborough United Coach and Board Member Jeff Mitchell was given the prestigious Dan Shissler Soccer Award for “Leadership, Dedication, and the Promotion of Soccer in Philadelphia” at the Phila Parks & Recreation annual soccer banquet recently.
Nicole Lorenz, who attends W.B. Saul Agricultural High School and is also a competitive gymnast working out of Kendrick Gymnastics, has snagged a prestigious scholarship
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…
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.
PHILADELPHIA — Roxborough is blessed with an abundance of open space, but that open space vanishes daily under new development as builders discover some of the last available land in the city. Given the importance of open space to the character of our community, the Schuylkill Center will ho…
The Roxborough Eagles held their annual awards banquet on Sunday at the Commodore Barry Club in Mount Airy. Coach Dave Eckelmeyer handled the emcee duties with his usual aplomb and quick wit to keep the audience amused throughout the presentation.
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.
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.
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.
The Andorra Library, under the guidance of Miss Molly, has revived its therapy dog reading program entitled “Paws For Reading." Thanks to the addition of a young golden retriever named Cooper, young children will have an opportunity to practice reading in a non-threatening environment to a c…
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.
PHILADELPHIA — If you’re looking for a way to get involved in this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, consider helping Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) in its ongoing grounds work project for the sixth annual service day at the historic Thomas Mansion in Germantown on Monday, Jan.…
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.
MIDDLETOWN — A progressive top prize-winning ticket worth $347,839 for the Pennsylvania Lottery’s Chili Pepper Payout game was sold at a Roxborough lottery retailer on Saturday, Jan. 4, lottery officials said.
PHILADELPHIA — 3 – State Rep. Pamela A. DeLissio, D-Montgomery/Phila., will host her 91st Town Hall Meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 in Cathedral Hall at Cathedral Village, 600 E. Cathedral Road, Philadelphia 19128.
ABINGTON — The Jin Lian Asian Massage parlor, 2743 Jenkintown Road, Ardsley, was held up at gunpoint by a male wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt around 1 p.m. Dec. 29, police said. Anyone with information about the robbery or the male captured on surveillance video is asked to contact Detec…
At the end of December, the Schuylkill Center says a bittersweet goodbye to Claire Morgan, who is retiring at the end of the month. One of our longest serving employees, Claire was hired in 2001 to work on community programming, and became a fixture here for the next 18 years, serving as an …