NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County officials reported 259 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 and one person died from the virus during the latest seven-day period ending Tuesday.
For many years, at Christmas time, I received in the mail the next year’s Motto Calendar. Some Philadelphians call it the Quaker Calendar, or the Scattergood Calendar.
Parents: Working from 9-5 pm may make you feel uneasy about leaving your teens at home. North Light is making space for high school students in need of a supportive environment to complete their online class work with adequate lighting, room to stretch out and have lunch pro- vided by the sc…
HORSHAM -- Although students are learning remotely in the Hatboro-Horsham School District, Keith Valley Middle School library staff wanted children to have access to books via curbside pickup and Project Lit, the monthly book club.
A look back at the IHM CYO Cross-Country team in action in 2019 at the Belmont Plateau course. With CYO sports being shelved because of the pandemic, many students will miss out on the challenges of tackling the Belmont Plateau hills this fall.
The 21st Ward Veteran’s Association recently held their annual tribute to the victims of 9/11 and to honor the heroic efforts of first responders on that tragic day in 2001. This year’s event was held outside of the 5th District police headquarters at Ridge and Cinnaminson.
PHILADELPHIA >> Roxborough Memorial Hospital announced that it has opened a fully-operational cardiac catheterization laboratory (cath lab), providing clinically complex care to critically ill heart patients.
If we’ve “turned the corner” in the COVID-19 pandemic, as has been asserted, then we need to replace the GPS because we’re headed on a dreadful road scarred with horrific items like 23,000 to 47,000 Montgomery County households at “serious risk” of homelessness due to the crisis.
The northbound lanes on Route 152 (Limekiln Pike) between Willow Grove Avenue and Mount Carmel Avenue in Cheltenham and Abington townships will be closed on Monday, September 14, through May 2021, for bridge construction, as part of a project to rehabilitate the bridge that carries Route 152…
A little filler item in a recent magazine said that William Phelps Eno invented the stop sign. I confess that I had never heard of Mr. Eno, and looked into that name on line.
As the world wrestles with both treating current patients while racing to find a cure for COVID-19, biologists worldwide are focusing their attention on an unlikely COVID connection: bats. Long misunderstood, feared, and underappreciated, bats just might be patient zero for the virus-- scien…
Labor Day is a peculiar holiday that sort of tumbled into existence. The idea of such a holiday probably never occurred to the first labor organizations in the early 1800s.
HORSHAM -- Rising Hatboro-Horsham seniors Sarah Shegogue and Allyson Suman were not sure if the Bridges Internship would work out due to COVID-19. The internship is offered to enrichment students during their junior year as an opportunity to explore potential future jobs or fields of study. …
One of the many peculiar things about human beings (except you and me, of course,) is that we like to denounce categories of people because of the bad behavior of some of them.
Throughout this pandemic, the Schuylkill Center’s trails have been open, and many of you have taken advantage of that, walking the Ravine Loop to see our spring wildflowers, sitting in our pine grove to beat the summer’s heat. We’re so glad you did.
The Abington Free Library checked out its 10,000th item delivered curbside. The lucky O'Hara family picked up their books and DVDs and also received a celebratory balloon.
Ask anyone in Roxborough what they love about living here, and one of the first things they’ll mention is the Wissahickon, as walking along Forbidden Drive or dining in Valley Green are long-held Roxborough traditions.
LOWER MORELAND -- Due to new guidance from the PA Department of Education, Lower Moreland Township School District plans to start the year offering only virtual and hybrid instruction, after originally offering a fully in-person option.
Lately I’ve been reading a lot in newspapers and magazines about Artificial Intelligence. The name refers to computers and such machines that duplicate the thinking process of real intelligence, which is done by the human brain.