Entries by News Director

Republicans Likely To Call on Vereb For Chairmanship

In less than two weeks the Montgomery County Republican party hopes to have a new committee chairman installed. Montgomery County Commissioner, Bruce Castor says, the most visible candidate is State Rep. Mike Vereb. Castor adds, Vereb is ready to accept the position. “He has the most critical element in my judgment. He is liked by […]

Congressman Vows To Help Workers at Lockheed Plant in Bucks

A defense contractor is moving out of Bucks County and taking more than a thousand jobs out of the local economy. Citing cuts in Federal spending, Lockheed Martin will close its Newtown Township facility. Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick says, his office will work with the displaced employees, but not much could be done to impact the […]

Godshall Hopes To Vote on A Trans. Bill This Week

Longtime State lawmaker Bob Godshall hopes to be able to vote for a bill this week to raise money for road and bridge repair and mass transit funding. The 53rd District State Rep. says a less expensive bill than the two and a half billion dollar package passed by the State Senate is likely to […]

Lower Gwynedd Township’s General Fund Good For Residents

Lower Gwynedd Township homeowners are not likely see a tax increase in 2014. According to Township officials, the general fund budget is listed as being just over 6.4 million dollars. Money collected from earned income tax is expected to generate 54 percent of the general fund. 50 percent of the money from the general fund […]

Scouting For Food Drive

Manna on Main Street is ready to stock its shelves for people who need the vital assistance. Manna On Main Street’s Director of Development, Kristyn DiDominick says, the “scouting for food drive” will be out on the streets Saturday morning. “The Boy Scouts have left bags at doors last weekend and we encourage our neighbors […]

Montco. G.O.P Sets Date To Find New Chairman

State Rep. Bob Godshall weighs in on the resignation of Montco. G.O.P Committee Chairman, Bob Kerns, over allegations he allegedly sexually assaulted a women in October after a G.O.P dinner. Godshall says, it’s an unfortunate situation, but he adds, the party needs to move forward in finding a new chairman. “It’s the 4th of December […]

“Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013” Passes The House

The problems with the Affordable Care Act continues to be a source of frustration for potential participants, lawmakers and people who were already insured. The latest problem, aside from the website, Health.gov, is the cancellation of insurance policies. Bucks County Congressman, Mike Fitzpatrick has taken action with a proposal called “ The Keep Your Health […]

Tax Increase For Telford Residents Next Year

Rising insurance rates have led to a tax increase in Telford. Homeowners will pay an extra 23 dollars next year in taxes. Insurance cost and other expenses led to the hike, which is just under three percent. Telford will use 692,000 dollars to redevelop its municipal park, near east Church Avenue. Telford’s will also have […]

Lockheed Martin To Close Bucks Co. Facility

Defense contractor, Lockheed Martin, has announced that it will close its Bucks County facility in Newtown Township by 2015. 800 employees will lose their jobs in the move. About 250 employees will continue to work for the company at a facility in Denver. The company will cut about 4,000 jobs nationwide. A top Lockheed Martin […]

Car Hits Pole Knocking Out Power to School and Residents

Souderton Area High School and neighborhoods close to the school were without power for about three hours Thursday morning after a car hit a pole. Franconia Township Police say, just before 5am Thursday, a vehicle moving west on Lower Road hit a pole, knocking high tension wires off another pole. Police discovered blood in the […]

Kerns Resigns From Top G.O.P Post In Montco.

He has not been charged or arrested, but Montgomery County Republican Committee Chairman, Robert Kerns, has resigned as Chairman over allegations that he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman following a G.O.P dinner in October. So far, the woman that Kerns allegedly assaulted has not come forward and the Montgomery County District Attorney’s office is not […]

Local Cardiologist Gives Advice on Statin Drugs

A Sellersville cardiologist weighs in on the latest medical information that more people should be prescribed drugs to lower their cholesterol. Doctor Todd Aldefer says, he would consider several factors before writing a prescription for a patient. “Family history, cholesterol, hypertension, stroke, diabetes, age, but your average 35 year old guy who has no health […]

Deadbeat Parents Rounded Up in Early Morning Arrests.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department hit the streets at 1am Tuesday morning. It’s target, deadbeat parents who have failed to pay child support. “We had warrants for 37 people. We picked up 15 males and three females between 1am and 5am Tuesday. Since Tuesday morning we had six more people turn themselves in. Two of […]

Hatfield Twp. Home Uninhabitable After Wednesday Fire

Flames take a toll on a Hatfield Township home Wednesday evening at around 5:30. Hatfield Township Fire Company and three additional fire companies responded to the 3100 block of Line Lexington Road. A man and his daughter were able to get out of the home unharmed, but according to fire officials, the back bedroom of […]

Indy Car Driver Followed Dreams Despite Diagnosis

Thursday is world Diabetes Day, a day that many will reflect on how being a diabetic has impacted their lives, but not stepped in the way of their dreams. Indy car racer, Charlie Kimball followed his dreams despite being diagnosed in 2007. “If I manage my nutrition and my hydration and follow my blood sugars […]

ISON Comet will Be Visible During Thanksgiving Week

The ISON Comet is coming for a Thanksgiving visit, according to the Editor of Astronomy, David Eicher. “Right now, it’s in the morning sky and it’s going to be in the morning sky and it’s going to be in the morning sky after Thanksgiving. Briefly, it’ll be close to the sun. On the 27th, 28th […]

Man Sentenced For Hiding Video Camera in Women’s Bathroom

On January 28th, a staff member walked in to the women’s bathroom at the Souderton Vantage Program School and found a video camera placed in the bathroom. Police would soon trace the placement of the video device to a physical education teacher at the school. A judge used the words disturbing and perverted to describe […]

Veterans Day: Sacrifice…Brotherhood….Duty

Veterans are being honored and remembered for sacrifices they made on behalf of their country. Victoria Nevins son, Liam, was killed in Afghanistan on September 21st. Liam Nevins attended Owen J. Roberts High School and graduated from Bristol Borough High School in 2000. “He loved being a member of the Special Forces. He was a […]