SOUDERTON — The borough has never taken action on Halloween and the pandemic won't change that.
WEST ROCKHILL — The opioid epidemic, new ways of providing treatment during the novel coronavirus pandemic, telehealth and regulatory changes were some of the issues discussed during a Sept. 14 visit to Penn Foundation by U.S. Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services Eric Hargan.
FRANCONIA — Souderton Area School District's West Broad Street Elementary School has moved to all virtual classes for two weeks after at least three positive cases were documented at the school.
A look back at the IHM CYO Cross-Country team in action in 2019 at the Belmont Plateau course. With CYO sports being shelved because of the pandemic, many students will miss out on the challenges of tackling the Belmont Plateau hills this fall.
The 21st Ward Veteran’s Association recently held their annual tribute to the victims of 9/11 and to honor the heroic efforts of first responders on that tragic day in 2001. This year’s event was held outside of the 5th District police headquarters at Ridge and Cinnaminson.
PHILADELPHIA >> Roxborough Memorial Hospital announced that it has opened a fully-operational cardiac catheterization laboratory (cath lab), providing clinically complex care to critically ill heart patients.
LOWER SALFORD — Finding out that the department now could tie body cameras in with existing in-car cameras, that the costs would be less than previously projected, and that a grant is available to help foot the bill has the Lower Salford Township Police Department taking another look at addi…
The Lower Salford Township Police Department is collecting non-perishable food items in support of Montgomery County Children & Youth Services for Thanksgiving Dinners for families in financial hardship. The drive is being conducted from Sept. 15 to Oct. 31.
A little filler item in a recent magazine said that William Phelps Eno invented the stop sign. I confess that I had never heard of Mr. Eno, and looked into that name on line.
FRANCONIA — It would be tight, but Souderton Area School District could make the switch from its current half day kindergarten to full day without needing to add on to any of its buildings, a district-wide comprehensive facilities study presented at the Sept. 9 Souderton Area School Board Op…
FRANCONIA — This year's start of school felt kind of like the movie “Groundhog Day,” Superintendent Frank Gallagher said at the Sept. 9 Souderton Area School Board Facilities Committee.
LOWER SALFORD — Almac Group, which has its United States headquarters in Lower Salford, has announced that the organization will donate to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Laurel House, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as part of an over $300,000 total contribution being …
As the world wrestles with both treating current patients while racing to find a cure for COVID-19, biologists worldwide are focusing their attention on an unlikely COVID connection: bats. Long misunderstood, feared, and underappreciated, bats just might be patient zero for the virus-- scien…
Labor Day is a peculiar holiday that sort of tumbled into existence. The idea of such a holiday probably never occurred to the first labor organizations in the early 1800s.
TELFORD — The Smoke Factory BBQ has all the usual things you'd expect from a barbecue restaurant, plus a little more, husband and wife owners Andy Ruth and Holly Brooks say.
LOWER SALFORD — Plans for 110 new homes on two tracts took the next step with preliminary approval at the Lower Salford Township Board of Supervisors Sept. 2 meeting.
FRANCONIA — Two nights of planned drive-in movies in Franconia Community Park are being described as a fun family event that gets people out of the house in a safe socially distanced way, along with raising money and collecting food for programs to help others in the community.
LOWER SALFORD — Under current township rules, farm animals, including chickens, are only allowed on properties with at least three acres of land.
SOUDERTON — Being the grand prize winner in an essay contest for Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce members means Courtnee Wampole will be getting a home office makeover.
FRANCONIA — First it was COVID-19, then it was the weather that caused this year's Whack & Roll at the Mennonite Heritage Center to be rescheduled.
One of the many peculiar things about human beings (except you and me, of course,) is that we like to denounce categories of people because of the bad behavior of some of them.
Throughout this pandemic, the Schuylkill Center’s trails have been open, and many of you have taken advantage of that, walking the Ravine Loop to see our spring wildflowers, sitting in our pine grove to beat the summer’s heat. We’re so glad you did.
FRANCONIA — Having three weeks of hybrid learning at the beginning of the school year for students who had been signed up for full-time in-class learning is a way of ramping up to and phasing in this year's classes, but doesn't change the district's commitment to the full-time classes, distr…
COLMAR -- The North Penn YMCA, with branches in Lansdale and Harleysville, has expanded its program for Virtual Learners (currently available at our Lansdale branch) to include support at the Harleysville YMCA Early Childhood Center, 311 Alumni Ave., Harleysville for K-1st graders, and at In…
HATFIELD — This year marks 75 years since the end of World War II with Japan formally surrendering Sept. 2, 1945 on the USS Missouri about four months after the German surrender in Europe.
Ask anyone in Roxborough what they love about living here, and one of the first things they’ll mention is the Wissahickon, as walking along Forbidden Drive or dining in Valley Green are long-held Roxborough traditions.