There's a really scary article about ticks in the current issue of the AARP Bulletin. (That's the American Association of Retired Persons, so I presume it isn't read by most folks born after the Eisenhower administration.)

  • Updated
  • Comments

TELFORD — A 39-year-old former Franconia resident is accused of crimes including aggravated assault after he allegedly fired a paintball that hit a Telford woman in the neck as she pursued him after paintball shots hit her home and broke two vehicle windows.

  • Comments

SOUDERTON — With Quakertown's pool closed this summer for renovations and some other area public pools either not selling daily passes or limiting the daily passes to residents of that town, the Souderton pool has sold daily passes to people from within a wide area, Borough Manager Mike Coll…

  • Updated
  • Comments

FRANCONIA — The squatter is gone from the house on County Line Road where there were police-related issues, Brian Halligan, owner and managing partner of MEH Investments, told the Franconia Township Board of Supervisors during the work session period of its July 19 meeting. 

  • Updated
  • Comments

SOUDERTON — With Quakertown's pool closed this summer for renovations and some other area public pools either not selling daily passes or limiting the daily passes to residents of that town, the Souderton pool has sold daily passes to people from within a wide area, Borough Manager Mike Coll…

  • Updated
  • Comments

FRANCONIA — When a planned upgrade to the playground in Franconia Community Park, including adding Americans with Disabilities Act access, is completed, all the children will be able to be play there. 

  • Updated
  • Comments

LANSDALE —  Eclipse Center for Creative Community will open its doors for the first time 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 30, welcoming everyone into two galleries full of art that represents the artist’s interpretation of the light at the end of the tunnel.

When I look at my sister's web site on the computer, I usually see typical family stuff. But the other day, I must have hit the wrong letter on the key board. What I got was a Facebook page which was blaring the question,"If I broke into your home, and stole what was on the top of your fridg…

  • Updated
  • Comments

SOUDERTON — During the first half of this year, Souderton Borough Police Department has had more than 2,600 calls for service or officer initiated incidents. 

  • Updated
  • Comments

SOUDERTON — As Mayor John Reynolds read the proclamation for Souderton Borough Police Officer Adam Moore's retirement, Reynolds paused to exchange a high five with Moore while reading about Moore's being the originator of High Five Fridays at EMC Elementary School. 

  • Updated
  • Comments

LOWER SALFORD — A new township ordinance applies to a variety of invasive plants and noxious vegetation, but the primary focus is bamboo, Lower Salford Township Board of Supervisors Chairman Doug Gifford said prior to the July 7 vote at which the ordinance was approved.

  • Updated
  • Comments

LOWER SALFORD — The township seal isn't the only place that gemeinschaft — a social relationship between individuals based on kinship or community relationship — is shown.

The current Readers Digest magazine has an article that mentions that about 1.12 billion squirrels live in the United States at any given time. I’m not surprised. I think that most of them used to live in the huge oak tree in front of our house.

Independence Day started a day earlier this year in Upper Salford. The 33rd annual Red, White & Blue Parade was held the morning of July 3. The parade on Old Skippack Road from Potato Road to the firehouse is sponsored by the volunteer Upper Salford Citizen's Group. 

  • Updated
  • Comments

SOUDERTON — The Winzer Scholarship Group recently recognized the 2021 recipient of its annual “Red” Winzer Instrumental Music Scholarship. The recipient, SAHS senior Ryann Libor, received the award during Souderton Area High School’s Senior Recognition Night on June 4. The “Red” Winzer Instr…

  • Updated
  • Comments

SOUDERTON — The Souderton Area High School Alumni Association recently recognized the 2021 recipients of its annual School Spirit Awards. The recipients, SAHS seniors Ryann Libor and Evan Kutzler, received the awards during Souderton Area High School’s Senior Recognition Night on June 4. The…