Entries by News Director

Montco. Sells Delinquent Tax Properties

Montgomery County sent warnings to home and land owners who were behind in their taxes. Then they sent out a message to anyone who wanted to purchase those properties by of a judicial tax sale. County Treasurer, Jason Salus, says Tuesday’s sale of tax delinquent properties was a success. “We sold 11 properties and were […]

Betrayal and Broken Trust at Upper Gwynedd Twp. Fire Co.

The fallout after the arrest of Ken Nolan, the former treasurer of the Upper Gwynedd Fire Company, was aired out recently at a Township Board of Commissioners meeting. Nolan is accused of diverting nearly 250-thousand dollars of fire company funds for his own personal use. Commissioners President, Ken Kroberger says, Nolan betrayed the trust of […]

Mensch: Pension Reform Vital to Pa’s Financial Security

The state’s dangerously bloated pension system was the subject of discussion today on Comment Please by Univest. State Senator Bob Mensch says, over the last five years the state pension system is in a 50-billion dollar deficit “If the markets don’t begin to behave extraordinarily, not average or normal, but extraordinarily good, the markets themselves […]

College Students Can Plan Ahead Through Pa Website

College costs continue to increase, driving many students into a financial hole and others away from the college experience. Pennsylvania State Treasurer, Rob McCord urges students, parents and grandparents to visit PA529.com for an instant tax deduction. “It’s tax deductible right away when you make that deposit. Much more money thaN people can afford to […]

Traffic Reminder: Sewer Line Construction in Lansdale

Lansdale Borough Police are reminding drivers about construction of sewer lines at the intersection of South Broad Street and Jenkins Avenue. Sergeant Alex Kromdyk says the work will begin Wednesday. “Any traffic traveling on South Board Street, they will not be allowed to turn on to Jenkins Avenue. That intersection will be shut down. Traffic […]

Record Catches Up With Elderly Man Trying To Buy Gun

A 80-year-old Plymouth Meeting man faces a court hearing after being accused of trying to buy a gun, despite his conviction on child porn charges in 2007. State Police say Julius Cuthbertson attempted to purchase a gun in October of last year at a Skippack gun shop. According to court records, Cuthbertson did not reveal […]

Nat. Geo. Producer of “America vs. Iraq” on AM-Edition

The National Geographic Channel will feature a documentary tonight called “ America vs. Iraq.” Paul Mitchell, one of the producers of the two hour documentary says, there will be some jaw dropping moments for viewers. Mitchell was a guest Monday Morning with Darryl Berger on WNPV’s AM-Edition. “We’re talking to Tony Blair, just really in […]

October and November: Important Months for Lansdale Boro.

Lansdale Borough Officials have circled two dates on the calendar in November concerning Borough Hall. Council and Borough Hall Staff will move out the current facility after the conclusion of business on November 8th. Officials will set-up in an interim location on November 13th. Taxpayers will be able to drop off bills at the library […]

Former Upper Gwynedd Fire Co. Treasurer Arrested

The Montgomery County D-A’s Office has arrested the former Upper Gwynedd Township Fire Company Treasurer in connection with the theft of nearly 250-thousand dollars. D-A Risa Ferman says an accounting of funds revealed that Ken Nolan used fire company money for personal expenses between 2006 and 2012, including trips to Jamaica, China and 15 trips […]

Lansdale Borough Mayor Follows Law on Marriage

The same sex marriage saga in Montgomery County, now immersed in the court process, is beginning to filter through local towns and borough’s, including Lansdale Borough where community activist Richard Strahm took Mayor Andy Szekely to task for refusing to marry him and his long time partner at a recent council meeting. Szekely says he […]

Lansdale Borough Police Arrest Phila. Man on Drug Charges

Lansdale Borough Police arrest a Philadelphia man wanted on drug charges stemming from drug sales in the Borough last spring. Police say, 35-year-old, Gregory Williams was captured after officers saw him leaving a Lansdale apartment on West 5th Street late Monday afternoon. Officers checked his s-u-v and discovered 10 bags of white power, police tested […]

Hilltown Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting 7 Year Old

A Hilltown man accused of touching a 7-year-old girl in July of 2010, has him faces charges in connection with the incident. Investigators say, 51 year old, Walter Wiseman was under the influence of crack cocaine when he sexually assaulted the little girl. The 7 year old is the Granddaughter of his ex-girlfriend. Police say […]

Quakertown Woman Uses Daughter For Child Porn

A 36-year-old Quakertown woman and her 41-year-old boyfriend will spend the next 25-years behind bars in connection with child porn that involved the woman’s seven year old daughter. Federal prosecutors say, names are being withheld to protect the identity of the seven year old victim. Federal authorities received information from Australian Police after they collected […]

Perkasie Inks New Deal With Employees

14 municipal workers with the Perkasie Department of public works and electric workers have a new three year deal in place. Public works employees will receive a 3.75 percent raise this year, a 3.5 percent hike in 2014 and an additional increase of 3.5 percent in 2015. The American federation of state, county and municipal […]

Big Business Thrives, But Things Still Slow on Main Street

The condition of the economy was the subject of discussion Wednesday morning on the WNPV Program Legally Speaking. Top Executive and decision maker at Univest Corporation, Jeff Schweitzer says, the financial outlook is mixed, with robust corporate balance sheets and an energized wall street. “That’s true at the Apple’s of the world. We had a […]

Sen. Toomey Critical of Obama Admin. On Syria Diplomacy

Pennsylvania Senator, Pat Toomey says, the military’s actions in Egypt in shooting people in the streets is crossing the line, but he says, diplomatically, the U-S should support the military because it will provide a more stable form of government. Toomey also commented on the situation in Syria on Wednesday morning’s AM-Edition with Darryl Berger […]

Montgomery County Working To Change Image With Moody’s

Montgomery County’s recently received a negative financial rating from Moody’s.  The County’s Chief Financial Officer, Uri Monson says, the rating is evidence of the previous administration’s problems with finances. “In Moody’s own words, they pointed out that the fund balance in 2008 was nearly a hundred million dollars. When we came in it was 24 […]