Entries by News Director

Ass. High School Wrestling Coach Arrested on Child Porn

The Montgomery County D-A’s Office says an assistant high school wrestling coach at Neshaminy High School is under arrest in connection with child porn that was tracked to his e-mail. Thomas Porter faces charges of distribution of child pornography and related charges. Homeland Security received information in October of 2012 about images that were being […]

County Comm. Predicts Success in Same Sex Marriage Issue

Montgomery County Commissioner Chairman, Josh Shapiro says he’s not concerned about legal expenses associated with defending the county’s controversial decision to begin issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. “There will be some kind of oral arguments in late August or early September and we’ll see where it goes. I think this is a matter that […]

State Police: Worcester Twp. Man Looks in Home While Naked

Pennsylvania State Police say a 56-year-old man looked in to a home in Worcester Township without any clothing.  State Police say Anthony Wall walked to a nearby residence, but first removed his clothing. The incident happened at around 11pm August 2nd. According to Police, the homeowner gave chase, but wall ran through a wooded area.  […]

Lansdale Borough Intent on Making 311 Arts Successful

It was once called The Performing Arts Center in Lansdale. Now Borough Officials have changed the name to 311 Arts. Borough Manager Timi Kirchner says, Lansdale Borough is intent on making 311 Arts work in a business model, but first, restoration of the buildings façade is a priority. “Following the presentation before the Administration and […]

Saldutti Receives Lansdale’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Excitement is building for Founders Day in Lansdale. In two weeks, Founders Day will offer family fun and fireworks. Borough Council Vice President, Mary Fuller says, Lansdale Borough’s Director of Parks and Recreation, Carl Saldutti will receive a lifetime achievement award during the morning opening ceremony at 10:15 in Railroad Plaza “This year was the […]

Travel Expert: Don’t Be Afraid To Take a Cruise Trip

Several recent incidents have left the cruise ship industry with a black eye, but if you always wanted to go on a cruise and are suddenly apprehensive, you may want to consider the statistics. Mark Murphy is a travel expert. “Two hundred-plus incidents reported by the major cruise lines last year. Almost 20 million people […]

Lansdale Borough Police Will Benefit From New Facility

Lansdale Borough is poised to begin construction on a new municipal facility that will also include room for the Lansdale Borough Police Department. Borough Manager Timi Kirchner says, a giving the police department a new facility was the driving force for the new building. “What they have now does not even come close to meeting […]

Ga. Man Arrested on Drug and Weapons Charges

Towamencin Township Police arrest an Augusta, Georgia man on a host of charges stemming from a search of his car. Police say, 45-year-old John Foote was sitting in a car at an Exxon station on Sumneytown pike on Monday at around 2am with the lights and engine off. According to police, the odor of alcohol […]

Montco. Official Wants D.N.C To Come To Philly in 2016

Could the 2016 Democratic National Convention be coming to Philadelphia. Montgomery County Commissioner Chairman, Josh Shapiro is among Democratic leaders who are trying to lure the convention to the region.  Shapiro says, the process is lengthy and competitive. “Putting together a work group that is going to do some of the early fundraising and make […]

Local Cardiologist: Healthy People Receive Stents

Former President George W. Bush received a stent for a blockage in one of his arteries. Sellersville cardiologist, Doctor Todd Alderfer says, most former President’s get an annual stress test. “Where they run on a treadmill and they usually get a nuclear stress, so they have a nuclear agent injected to try and look for […]

Couple Face Trial on Prescription Fraud and Other Charges

The Montgomery County District Attorney’s office says a couple cooked up a scheme to obtain massive quantities of the prescription drug Adderall through the use of the identities and health insurance of two people. Court records show that the couple, from Chalfont, 42-year-old Melanie Keyser and Eric Harrell, 39-years-old, worked together in getting the Adderall […]

State Rep. Says Common Core Standards Should Not Be Feared

A local State lawmaker says the Federal Government is not trying to implement new education standards through something called Common Core. State Rep. Paul Clymer chairs the House Education Committee says local residents are adopting Pennsylvania Core Standards. “These standards are only applicable to public schools, not private, religious or the home school community. They […]

Manna On Main Street Calls on Volunteers For Food Drive

Manna On Main Street continues its efforts in confronting hunger with a food drive scheduled for next Saturday, but more volunteers are needed to collect food donations. Manna On Main Street’s Anthony Tarzia. “Will be looking for people to help out with any number of distribution bags. Right now we have community captains that are […]

Man Sentenced For Sexual Involvement With Teens

42-year-old Jairo Castillo, a one-time resident of the Souderton Garden Apartments will face time in prison on guilty plea. Castillo, according to court records, was involved with a 14 year old gild and a 17 year old girl in October of 2011. He was charged with various offenses, including deviate sexual intercourse and corrupting minors. […]

More Legal Filings Over Same Sex Marriage in Montco.

The issue of same sex marriage in Montgomery County has more legal hurdles before it, after Commonwealth Court granted the State’s request for an expedited process, giving the State Health Dept, until August 12th to file a brief. County spokesman Frank Custer says the county will then have until August 19th to file a response. […]

Warning: Used Cars Damaged By Flood Waters Being Sold

Cars damaged from Hurricane Sandy are starting to surface, and that’s why the Bucks County Department of Consumer Affairs is offering a brochure for things you need to know when buying a used car. Mike Bannon is the Director “It talks about how to spot a flood damaged car, a moldy type smell in the […]

Habitat For Humanity Designates Home For Purple Heart Vet.

Bucks County Habitat For Humanity will break ground on two homes this morning. Resource Development Director For Bucks County Habitat For Humanity, Debbie Lynch says, there are two themes to Tuesday morning’s groundbreaking. One is The House That Faith Built. The second theme is called The House That Valor Built. Lynch says Jeff Garber will […]

Gaming Revenues Continue To Help Homeowners.

Gaming revenues to the rescue for homeowners again, in the Souderton and North Penn School Districts. Next school year, residents in the North Penn School District will get a rebate of 178 dollars, while Souderton homeowners will see 182 dollars. The moves comes by way of The Taxpayers Relief act of 2006, which was upgraded […]