Entries by News Director

Romig Admits To Relationship with Teen on Softball Team

A married father of three and former Pennridge softball coach admitted in Bucks County court Monday that had a sexual relationship with one of his players, a 16 year girl on the softball team. 36-year-old, Eric Romig was arrested in October after the teen’s parents became alarmed with their daughter’s relationship with Romig. Prosecutors would […]

Lansdale Police Look For Phila. Man in Pawn Shop Robbery

Lansdale police now know the identity of a man they believe responsible for an armed robbery last may at the Lansdale Pawn Shop on North Broad Street. Police say, 22-year-old JA’kwan Gardner entered the shop on may 7th just after 11am, carrying a long duffle bag. Gardner had his hand in the bag and the […]

Some Work Ahead Before Parkhouse Deal is Finalized

The Montgomery County Human Services building in Norristown has been sold. It changed hands on Friday, during a transaction of more than 17 million dollars with a property management company. In the meantime, settlement has been delayed for the County nursing facility in Upper Providence. It’s under a 39 million dollar agreement of sale with […]

Towamencin Approves Amendment For Business Center

The Towamencin Supervisors have approved a zoning ordinance amendment that allows more uses in the Towamencin Business Center, near Bustard Road and Sumneytown Pike. The center is currently designed a planned business campus zoning district. Township Solicitor, Jack Dooley says the change allows the Assembly of Medical and Dental Devices as a conditional use. “As […]

Dept. of Education Investigates Penn State

The accuracy of sex assault reports at Penn State University in State College has the U.S. Department of Education taking a closer look at the reports. The Department notified the university by letter last Thursday of an investigation that it will conduct. A report shows that reported forcible sex offenses increased during the time when […]

Some Local Fire Companies Benefit From Grant Money

Fire grants were handed out to fire and ambulance companies across Bucks and Montgomery Counties to help them maintain and upgrade the necessary equipment. The Montgomery Township Fire Company received more than 13,000 dollars it will use to purchase a thermal imaging camera and a meter to detect gases. The Perkasie Fire Company received the […]

Democratic Candidates For Gov. Agree on Many issues

Democratic candidates running for governor engaged in a forum Friday night in Harrisburg.  Political insider, Dr. Terry Madonna says, right now, it’s hard to determine the differences between the candidates, because they agree on many issues, but he says there’s one exception. “The one bid difference is John Hanger, former Chairman of the Dept. Of […]

Montco. Co. Commissioner Says Voter Photo ID Law is Unjust

Montgomery County Commissioner, Leslie Richards reacts to a Judge Bernard McGinley’s decision in Commonwealth Court on Friday that struck down the State’s Voter Photo I-D Law, which requires voters to present a photo I-D when casting a ballot. “I’m really happy. I think this was a really unjust law. Sp I was really please with […]

Lansdale Priest Charged With Touching Man At NP Y.M.C.A

A priest stationed at Saint Stanislaus Church in Lansdale faces charges of incident assault without consent and harassment in connection with an incident at North Penn Y.M.C.A on the night of December 15th. Lansdale Police say, a man reported having a conversation with an older man in the sauna. After leaving the sauna at around […]

Costello To Run For 6th District Congressional Seat

The 6th Congressional District seat will feature a newcomer, after Congressman Jim Gerlach announced that he would not seek another term in office. Pottstown native, Ryan Costello, a Republican candidate, has thrown his hat in the ring. Costello says, the challenges in D.C. can’t be changed by one person. “We need to make sure the […]

D.E.P. Provides Reminders To Homeowners About Radon Gas

It’s Radon Action Month in Pennsylvania. Bob Lewis is with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Lewis says Pennsylvania is prone to radon. He advises homeowners to buy a test kit at Home Depot or Lowe’s. “Put the test kit in the basement for two to four days. This an ideal time to do the […]

Men Accused of Killing Pennridge Grad Indicted in West Va.

Two men are indicted by a West Virginia Grand Jury in connection with the death of a 2010 Pennridge High School graduate. 21-year-old, Kevin Figaniak a student at Wheeling Jesuit University, was attacked by the two men on August 31st in Wheeling while walking back to campus. The assault inflicted on figaniak would take his […]

Kerns Pleads Not Guilty, Waives Preliminary Hearing

Just four months ago he was a central figure in the Montgomery County Republican Party as its Chairman. On Wednesday, Bob Kerns waived his preliminary hearing Scheduled for the end of the month, entering a not guilty plea in connection with an incident in October, which accused him of drugging and raping a co-worker at […]

“SchoolWATCH” Bill Passes in Pa. House

State Rep. Paul Clymer says, a bill that will give taxpayers more information about their school districts is one step away from becoming law, after being passed in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Clymer says, a bill known as SchoolWATCH will bring more transparency to the finances of school districts. “This will allow taxpayers to […]