NEW BRITAIN — The case of Cristine Shafer, 23, of West Rockhill, who is charged with providing drugs in the fatal overdose of a Perkasie woman, moves forward to Bucks County Court following the Nov. 24 conclusion of a preliminary hearing.
FRANCONIA — Souderton Area School District is prepared for the county-ordered temporary move to virtual learning around the Thanksgiving holiday, but anxious for students to then return to in-person learning, district officials said at the November 19 Souderton Area School Board meeting.
Newspaper columnists often get put on the subscription list of magazines, and that’s why I receive the bi-monthly “Aramco World.” It’s published by Aramco Americas in Houston, Texas.
LOWER SALFORD — In September, the Lower Salford Township Police Department put in an application for a grant to purchase body cameras.
Note: This article has been corrected to say the Montgomery County Board of Health voted to have schools go to virtual or remote learning from Nov. 23 to Dec. 4.
CRAIGAVON, NORTHERN IRELAND — Almac Group, which has its North American headquarters in Lower Salford and more than 1,000 employees in Montgomery County, is part of the work by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech to develop a potential COVID-19 vaccine.
TELFORD — Indian Valley Public Library is getting a $97,480 Keystone Grant, the Pennsylvania Department of Education announced Nov. 12.
Looking through a box of old books, I came upon a curiosity published in 1928. It was a standard sized book, about five by eight inches, 318 pages, with a dark blue binding. In gold letters, on the cover and the spine, was the title: “One Day.”
FRANCONIA — Putting together the budget for the 2021-2022 school year will be "interesting to say the least" and one of the toughest he's done, Souderton Area School District Director of Business Affairs Brian Pawling told school board members at the board's Nov. 11 Finance Committee meeting.
FRANCONIA — Montgomery County health officials proposed order that schools in the county go all virtual for two weeks beginning Nov. 23 wouldn't have much effect on Souderton Area School District, Superintendent Frank Gallagher told the Souderton Area School Board at a committee meeting Wedn…
I am consistently mesmerized by the miracles that have happened because of writing the book Flying with Dad. Even more incredible is that one of the miracles came through a post on Facebook. Dad’s missions were in April and I posted stories about them on the 467th’s page. On April 20th, I re…
Incumbents U. S. Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1, and Pennsylvania State Rep. Steve Malagari, D-53, have each been re-elected for another term.
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education presents the 2020 Henry Meigs Environmental Leadership Award, its highest honor, to Jerome Shabazz, the founder and Executive Director of the Overbrook Environmental Education Center (OEEC), a community-based center dedicated to preserving th…
LOWER SALFORD — Next year's proposed budget calls for revenue to increase by just a little over one percent and expenses by less than half a percent, Township Manager Joe Czajkowski said while outlining the budget draft at the Nov. 4 Lower Salford Township Board of Supervisors meeting.
In the race for Pennsylvania's 1st District in the U.S. House of Representatives, incumbent Republican Brian Fitzpatrick, who emphasized his bipartisanship in the district that was won by Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, was projected by news agencies including the…
SOUDERTON — Covid delayed it, but it didn't stop Generations of Indian Valley from getting a $100,000 state check to help with renovations to the senior center's building.
LANSDALE — State Rep. Steve Malagari, D-53, recently announced that eight emergency response companies throughout his legislative district received $164,341 in COVID-19 Crisis Fire, Rescue and EMS grants.
TOWAMENCIN — This will be the 21st year North Penn Water Authority is a drop off site for the Toys for Tots Program sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps.
No matter what you think of yesterday’s election, be glad it isn’t like the confusion in 1876, when nobody was sure who was president for days after the polls closed.