Entries by News Director

Suspected Lansdale Drug Dealer Turns Himself In

Lansdale Borough Police have a suspected drug dealer in custody after he turns himself in. police say, 36-year-old Frank Cristea turned himself in Thursday. Cristea was wanted after police searched his apartment on April 19th and discovered an array of drugs, suspected drug money and paraphernalia. he’s in prison after failing to post bail.Cristea faces […]

State Rep. Believes It’s Time To Increase Gas Tax

With the State in need of transportation funding, local State Rep. Marcy Toepel say, she’ll likely support increasing the State’s wholesale gas tax. “Our transportation and our transportation infrastructure is in need. The roads and brings need attention.” Toepel was a guest Thursday on WNPV’S Comment Please By Univest.

Documentary Looks to Restore Joe Paterno’s Name

According to a documentary, Joe Paterno was railroaded in the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State. Bucks County native, John Zeigler, who now works out of Los Angeles, says there are many untold facts about the case that would have benefited Paterno. “I have probably talked to more people close to the story than anybody […]

Traffic Halted For 2-Hours on Pa. Turnpike

Traffic came to a two hour standstill just before 7:30 this morning on the Pennsylvania Turnpike between Lansdale and the Mid-County Toll Plaza, stopping traffic in both directions. State Police say a car was wedged between a tractor trailer and the median in the area of Whitpain Township. One person was airlifted to a hospital. […]

Gas Release at Montgomery Twp. Company Non-Threatening

Businesses and a preschool were prepared for the worse in Montgomery Township when a suspected hazmat incident was believed to be unfolding at I-T-W Polymers and Coatings on Commerce Drive. Fire officials say, alarms went off just before two Wednesday, when a chemical reaction in a research lab caused gases to spread throughout the facility. […]

Local Congressman Seeks Truth About Benghazi Attacks

Republican Congressman, Jim Gerlach says, the Obama Administration is still bobbing and weaving when it comes to questions about last year’s attack on Benghazi. The 6th  Rep. says, It’s been that way since day one. “It’s pretty darn clear that both the intelligence people and the military people and Department of State people all knew […]

Souderton Area High School Ranked One of The Best in PA.

Students and staff at Souderton Area High School have good reason to be smiling today. U-S News and World Report released its ranking for “Best High Schools” in the United States. In Pennsylvania, Souderton Area High School was ranked 38th out of 687 schools. The ranking examined math and reading rates and rated how disadvantaged […]

Police Put Out Dragnet For Suspected Lansdale Drug Dealer

Lansdale Borough Police say a suspected drug dealer is at large. Police combed the apartment of 36-year-old, Frank Cristea after securing a search warrant on April 19th. They found various drugs, ranging from p-c-p and Xanax pills to seven grams of cocaine, pot and scales, along with more than 14-hundred dollars in suspected drug money […]

Watch Out for The Spring Contractor Knocking on Your Door

Contractors going door to door during the spring season looking for work should serve as a red flag to homeowners.  Bucks County Director of Consumer Protection. Mike Bannon urges homeowners to simply check them out before handing over cash. “We always see a bit of it. You know, a person knocks on your door saying […]

State Rep. Hopes New Bullying Bill Can Be Signed By June

Bullying and teen suicide were the subjects of recent hearings in Harrisburg. State rep. Paul Clymer says, times have changed, allowing school bullies to mentally torture their victims through social media. “Continues throughout the day, throughout the week, throughout the weekend, there is never an end to it. A person who is being bullied entrenches […]

Burglary Could Land Lansdale Man Behind Bars For 22Yrs

The theft of scrap metal was just the beginning of a day long saga for a Lansdale man in the early morning hours of January 12th that eventually led to his arrest at his former wife’s home in Montgomery Township. 31-year-old Edward Soloman Jr. now faces the prospect of spending 11-to-22 years in prison after […]

Using Math to Recycle: 5 North Penn Students Compete in NYC

Five North Penn High School students are in the “Big Apple” today to compete in the Siam Moody’s Math Challenge. North Penn junior, Priya Kikani and four of her classmates will use math to develop a solution for recycling. Kikani says, on a larger scale, the experience is a confidence builder and sign of things […]

Fitzpatrick Likes House Plan for Federal Budget

Budget talks are going on in Washington. Local Congressman, Mike Fitzpatrick says three very different visions have been laid out. “The House budget that passed, comes to balance in ten years. The Senate budget, which was passed subsequent to ours, increases taxes by about a trillion dollars. It doesn’t reform any of the spending programs […]

Negotiations Moving Forward on Former Souderton High

The Souderton Board has approved a re-negotiation of the terms of sale of its old high school, according to Souderton School Board President, Bernie Currie. “So that means the developer has gotten approvals more quickly from Souderton Borough and that means Souderton Borough must be please with what the developer wants to do. The District […]

Police Ask For Public’s Help in Hit and Run

Lansdale Borough Police search for a hit and run driver. The incident happened just after the noon on Wednesday at the Pavilion Shopping Center when a Ford 150 STX pick-up truck hit an unoccupied parked vehicle in the parking lot of the shopping center. According to Police, a witness saw a middle aged white male […]

Bomb Squad Responds to Box Left on Courthouse Steps

There were some tense moments Thursday afternoon at the Montgomery County Courthouse after a box was discovered on the steps of the courthouse. The County Bomb Squad responded to the courthouse at around 12:30. According to the Sheriff’s Department, a brown box from a large delivery company was found outside the door of the courthouse. […]

Univest V.P.: Country Needs To Improve Monthly Job Numbers

The economy continues to be the focus of concern and subject of conversation. V.P. of Investments at Univest, Bill Van Sant says, while home and car sales are heading in the right direction, one issue could possibly impact the growth of the economy. “What will happen with sequestration. What will be the outcome with some […]