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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.

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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.

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FRANCONIA — With questions about diversity, equity and inclusion being raised nationwide, Souderton Area School District is planning to do an equity audit.

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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.

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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.

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FRANCONIA — The order isn't officially placed yet, but Franconia Township Police Department is planning to add body cameras.

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.

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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.