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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.

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FRANCONIA — This year's Citizens Police Academy started Feb, 18, Police Chief Michael Martin said at the Franconia Township Board of Supervisors meeting the same night. 

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SOUDERTON — Once again this year, the annual fireworks display in Souderton Community Park will be on Father's Day and cap off three days of celebration in the borough. 

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SOUDERTON — Video or audio taping of meetings, live streaming meetings, social media, newsletters and changes to the borough's website are all things a new exploratory committee that could become permanent will look into as ways of increasing communication with borough residents. 

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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.

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LOWER SALFORD — Applications will be submitted for use-and-occupancy permits for two parking lots that are being used to park trucks that make deliveries from Amazon, the owners of the properties told township supervisors at the board's Feb. 4 morning work session. 

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SOUDERTON — The newest member of Souderton Borough Police Department currently works a Philadelphia beat, but she describes herself as "very familiar" with the Souderton/Telford area. 

CHELTENHAM -- Students in grades 5 to 8 at Presentation BVM School have been competing to represent the school in the archdiocesan Religion Bee to be held next month.

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.

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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.

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FRANCONIA — One proposed development has received preliminary approval and two others will move ahead with requests for zoning changes following Jan. 20 plan presentations to the Franconia Township Board of Supervisors.

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…

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EAST ROCKHILL — One of the county's current big focuses is this year's switch to new voting machines, newly-elected Bucks County Commissioner Bob Harvie said at the Jan. 28 East Rockhill Township Board of Supervisors meeting. 

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.

Penn Foundation received $100,000 from Univest Financial in support of its Hope Within Reach capital campaign. The lobby of the new L. Ruby Horwood Center will be named after Univest. The campaign, which raised $1.3 million, was launched to enable Penn Foundation to acquire additional space …

FRANCONIA — Franconia Township Police Department will be holding a 10-week Citizens Police Academy for township residents and persons working in the Indian Valley, the department said in a release.

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FRANCONIA — A new Souderton School Community Coalition is starting, Carmina Taylor, president of the NAACP Ambler Branch, said at the Jan. 23 Souderton Area School Board meeting. 

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FRANCONIA — A change to having the municipality contract with one hauler to pick up the trash and recyclables at township homes isn't in the offing, the Franconia Township Board of Supervisors said following discussion during the workshop portion of the board's Jan. 20 meeting.