Entries by News Director

East Norriton Man Charged With Homicide By Vehicle

A 28-year-old East Norriton man faces numerous charges, including homicide by vehicle, in connection with a crash which killed his co-worker. Police say, Adam Bermudez was using his cell phone on July 2nd when he drove through stop sign in Hilltown on Dublin and Bypass Roads at around 4:25 in the morning, causing the trash […]

Former G.O.P Chairman Kerns, Arrested on Rape Charges

The former chair of the Montgomery County Republican Committee was charged with rape today.  Attorney Bob Kerns recently stepped down as party chair and was formally charged after a Grand Jury investigation. Montco DA Risa Fermansays Kerns spiked a bottle of wine with the sleeping aid Ambien, “Once she was unconscious and unaware of what was […]

Bucks Lawmaker: Teachers Should Be Judged on Merit

Bucks County State Rep. Paul Clymer wants to give public school administrators autonomy when laying off teachers. “When a school district has to furlough school teachers, under the present guidelines, it’s the last in the first out.” Clymer is the Chair of The State House of Education Committee and he wants administrators to decide which […]

Lt. Gov. Says Transportation Bill Will Help Montco., Bucks

Governor Corbett signed the Transportation Funding Bill today. A portion of the 2.3 billion dollars bill will help Montgomery and Bucks Counties “15 million dollars in the Sellersville bypass. Almost 17 million dollars and an extension down in Lower Bucks County at Bristol Road. That’s Lt. Governor Jim Cawley, who says 127 million is earmarked […]

Perkasie: No Tax Hike…..Employees Get Pay Increases

Residents in Perkasie Borough can hold on to more of their income after Perkasie Borough Council passes its 2014 budget with no tax increase. Perkasie also has a budget slush fund of more than 176-thousand dollars. Council President, Jim Purcell is also eyeing the electric rate with the possibility of trying to lowering what residents […]

Remembering Where They Were When J.F.K Was Assassinated

50 years ago today, President John f. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas’ Dealey Plaza. President of the Lansdale historical society, Dick Shearer, was a college student on that day, when he stopped to get a haircut. “I was in Perkasie when Perkasie’s Chief of Police came in the barber shop and told us the President […]

Montco. Spending Plan 372 Million Dollars, No Tax Hike

Montgomery County officials have presented their preliminary budget for next year. The spending plan totals almost 372 million dollars and does not call for a property tax increase. Chief Financial Officer, Uri Monson told the Commissioners the capital portion of the budget focuses on maintaining assets the county already owns. “Nearly 96 percent of the […]

No Property Tax Increase in Lansdale

The proposed 2014 budget for Lansdale is available for public inspection. Borough Council has voted to advertise it. The 31.7 million dollar spending plan does not include a property tax increase. Sewer rates will remain the same as well. Borough Manager, Timi Kirchner gave the budget address Wednesday night.   “The budget, as required by […]

Lansdale Business Assn. Gets Ready For Christmas Season

The Lansdale Business Association is poised to take part in the Lansdale Mardi Gras parade and to promote Lansdale businesses for the holiday shopping season. Ellen Foulke with the Lansdale Business Association says, a holiday tree display will be happening a 810 west main street with 31 businesses taking part. “The display will be open […]

Supermarkets Will Change The Customer Experience in 2012

The traditional supermarket experience continues to evolve and change. Phil Lempert, an expert in supermarkets says, in 2014 consumers are likely to see some changes at the end of the aisle and cooking inside the market “You’ll solution centers at the end of an aisle. Where you might see a can of Hunt’s tomatoes, Kraft […]

Former NFL Player and WNPV Sports Host Talks About Bullying

The highly publicized problems in the Miami Dolphins locker room concerning Jonathan Martin’s accusations that his teammate, Richie Incognito, bullied and harassed him was the subject of conversation Wednesday on comment please by Univest. Now, former Philadelphia Eagle, Sean Andrews, is pointing the finger at Donovan McNabb, saying that the birds former signal caller, bullied […]

House Passes Trans. Funding Bill For Pa. Bridges, Roads

Just a day after falling short, a transportation funding bill passes in the house. Bucks County State Rep. Paul Clymer, who voted for the bill, says the 2.3 billion dollars in funding for roads, bridges and mass transit will not be fully carried out until the 5th year. “So you’re not going to get the […]

Conservative Think Tank Differs With Corbett on Health Care

The Commonwealth foundation, a Harrisburg conservative think tank, disagrees with Governor Corbett’s plan to divert Federally allocated Medicaid dollars to allow Pennsylvanians to get on the health care exchange. “We have not supported that. In fact, we think it would be a bad idea. This will not improve peoples health or access, but that is […]

Scammers Ready To Holiday Shop With Your Money

Holiday scam calls are on the rise, according to the Director of the Bucks County Consumer Affairs Department.Mike Bannon says, ask questions when solicited for donations and be suspicious. Bannon adds, sometimes its best not to answer the call, but if you do pick up the phone. “If you decide it’s some kind of criminal […]

Medical Marijuana For Epileptic Children Proposed

Montgomery County State rep. Daylin Leach has co-sponsored a bill to help children who suffer from epilepsy with a less powerful form of medical marijuana. The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act, which would legalize the use of medical marijuana was unveiled on Monday by Leach, and Republican Senator Mike Folmer of Lebanon County. “How […]

Kennedy’s Win in PA Was Key To His Presidential Victory

The 50th anniversary of one of the most notorious crimes in the nation’s history is coming up this Friday. On November 22nd, 1963 U.S. President John F. Kennedy was shot to death in Dallas’ Dealey Plaza. In happier days, when Kennedy was running against Richard Nixon in the Presidential Race of 1960, he needed to […]

Casey Believes Affordable Care Act Will Prevail

Health.Gov and the loss of individual health plans for five million Americans continues to be a problem for the Obama Administration. Although more people have signed-up over the last week, more people need to access the site, according to Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Bob Casey. He says an important date is on the way. “November 30th […]