FRANCONIA — No employees will lose their jobs under a plan to contract with a food services management company to operate the district's meal programs, officials emphasized at the May 12 Souderton Area School Board Operations Committee meeting.
FRANCONIA — In the decade between the beginning of July 2010 and end of June 2019, Souderton Area School District's mandated costs increased by a total of $20,774,473.
FRANCONIA — There's been a thrift shop at Peter Becker Community for a number of years, but now it's bigger -- in a new location and has added furniture and household products.
LOWER SALFORD — New sidewalks have been built at the under-construction Mainland Pointe development, but there are still gaps for people who want to walk in that area.
LOWER SALFORD — The township plans to take another look at its sign ordinance after receiving a complaint about a Quarry Road sign put up during last year's elections and still remaining up.
SOUDERTON — A recently discovered sinkhole that was big enough for a vehicle to have fallen into it has been repaired before any damage or injuries occurred.
FRANCONIA — Five people are on the primary election ballot in this year's election for four four-year seats on the Souderton Area School Board.
FRANCONIA — They mistakenly call it "Soudertown" (and are corrected when they do), but people all over the state know Souderton Area School District for having had full-time in-school programs this school year while other districts weren't, state Rep. Tracy Pennycuick, R-147, said at the Apr…
“If we act to save the planet,” President Joe Biden told a masked and distanced joint session of Congress last week, “we can create millions of jobs and economic growth and opportunity.”
The IHM CYO Track & Field team participated in the weekly Archdiocese meet at Arts Academy at Rush HS in the Far Northeast. The young athletes, all 64 of them, have shown significant progress in their scores through the course of the meets with many recording personal bests in the last c…
Our NASA and the European Space Agency plan to launch the billion dollar James Webb Telescope into orbit from the ESA spaceport in French Guiana on Halloween, though it’s neither a trick nor a treat.
What two better sluggers to have in your starting lineup? The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education and the 21st Ward Jr. Baseball League. On Earth Day, the two teamed up for a tree planting at the entrance to the ballfields on Port Royal Ave.
FRANCONIA — With questions about diversity, equity and inclusion being raised nationwide, Souderton Area School District is planning to do an equity audit.
SOUDERTON — May is National Foster Care Awareness Month, and for The Salvation Army’s Foster Care and Adoption Program, it marks a milestone event and a new location.
FRANCONIA — Souderton Area High School tenth-grader Aidan Aldredge knew his mother, Tammy, was one of the nurses dispensing the COVID-19 vaccines at the April 24 vaccine clinic where Aldredge was scheduled to get his first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
Tomorrow is the date in 1863 that William Randolph Hearst was born. Most folks may not remember him now, but he was a big force in American journalism, and a flashy millionaire.
FRANCONIA — It's been four years since Pulte Homes came to Franconia Township with plans for 56 acres at the intersection of Beck and Cowpath roads.
FRANCONIA — Franconia Township Community Park was evacuated and remained closed for more than an hour after an officer encountered a female in a vehicle in the park about 2:10 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, Franconia Township Police Department said.
LOWER SALFORD — Blasting at the site of a planned new housing development is expected to take place over a two-week period and include six or seven blasts, the head of the company doing the work told the Lower Salford Township Board of Supervisors at its April 21 morning work session meeting.
As we all hustle to get inoculated to avoid the danger of COVID-19, and read about its unfortunate fatalities, I think back to when I was young and the dreaded disease, until a vaccine was developed, was infantile paralysis, later called poliomyelitis, or just polio.
The SAVE (Students Against Violating the Earth) Club held its spring Electronics & Appliances Recycling Day on April 17 at Souderton Area High School with dropoff of items in the parking lot.
FRANCONIA — The almost $6.6 million gap between projected revenue and expenses in what will become the Souderton Area School District 2021-2022 budget has been reduced to a little less than $3 million.
The Souderton-Telford Business and Professional Women's fourth annual Locally Grown Showcase will be held outside 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 1 at Upper Salford Park, 559 Salford Station Rd, Schwenksville.
The Norristown Garden Club is offering scholarships to residents of Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia counties enrolled in full-time, horticulture-related programs.