Entries by News Director

Transportation Funding: Priority in New Legislative Session

One of the top priorities for lawmakers in Pennsylvania’s Legislative Session that begins today(Monday) is transportation funding. State Rep. Kate Harper says, there’s a reason the issue has languished on the vine, but she believes some type of funding for roads and bridges will get done. “It’s a long term view and it’s difficult to […]

Author On AM-Edition Provides Putin Insight

Author, Ben Frank, who has written several books about Russia and traveled to the country, has a new novel out called “Klara’s Journey.” It’s about his aunt’s experiences in the Russian civil war and how she fled the country. Frank offered his insights on the former Soviet State and how some things have changed, but […]

Lansdale Man Sentenced in Connection Theft and Police Chase

A burglary that started in Lansdale Borough and ended in a police chase in Montgomery Township leads to a prison sentence for 32-year-old Ronald Solomon. Lansdale Borough Police say, Solomon burglarized a recycling business on West 7th Street, just before 8am, on January 12th. Police spotted Solomon’s vehicle and attempted to pull him over, but […]

Robbery in Lansdale Parking Lot Sends Man To Prison

A  41  year old Hatfield Township man is headed to prison after being sentenced in connection with robbing a woman in a Lansdale Borough parking lot, in the area of South Broad Street and Jenkins Avenue, last October. Police say, the robbery happened near a sports bar. Stacey Beckett plead guilty to the robbery. He […]

Sen. Casey: Economy Could Soar With Agreement on Spending

The country can’t afford a government shutdown, according to Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Bob Casey. Casey, a guest on WNPV’s AM-Edition Thursday morning with Darryl Berger, says both sides need to come together. “If we have a government shutdown and or we have a problem with the debt ceiling and we go in to default, the […]

Judge Orders Trail for Hatfield Twp Man in Wife’s Murder

A Hatfield Township man who police say stabbed his wife to death in the early morning hours of June 7th in their Hatfield Township home on Denbeigh Drive will stand trial. A hearing was held Wednesday afternoon in District Court in Souderton, where a Hatfield Township Police Officer, a Detective and information from the county […]

Pennridge Reg. Police Investigate Child Luring

Pennridge Regional Police are looking for a white van in connection with the possible luring of two 11 year old boys. Police say, the incident happened last night at around 8 when the two boys were walking in the area of Pine Court and Campus Drive in East Rockhill. The boys tell police that two […]

Pa. Sec. of Welfare: People Can Get Health Coverage in Pa.

Reforming the State’s Medicaid system in the midst of the Affordable Health Care Act is a priority for the Corbett Administration. Secretary of Welfare, Beverly Mackereth says, there’s been a lot of confusion, but for people in Pennsylvania who are not insured, plans similar to state employee policies are available. “We’ll have people come in […]

Local Cardiologist: Walk Yourself To Good Health

Sellersville cardiologist, Doctor Todd Alderfer urges people to get off the couch and leave the sedentary lifestyle in an effort to increase positive health. Alderfer says, a small amount of dedication during the week can go a log way in revitalizing your body. “For Most people out there, if they can walk five times a […]

Fire in Upper Providence Displaces Four People

Four people are displaced after a fire rips through their a building on Bridge street, in the area of Jacobs street, Tuesday morning in Upper Providence township. The blaze erupted just before 9am. Firefighters were able to bring the flames under control in under an hour. The Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania is assisting the […]

Telford Man Threatens Officers During Domestic Dispute

A Telford Police Officer was forced to call for back-up during a domestic dispute between a man and his girlfriend in Telford. Police were called to the Telford Garden Apartments Sunday at around 10PM, where a woman told an officer, her boyfriend, Dewayne Johnson, pushed her out of his care and then starting choking her. […]

Solicitor To File Appeal In Same Sex Marriage Issue

Same sex marriage is back in the forefront in Montgomery County. Frank Custer, Montgomery County Spokesperson says, the Register of Wills plans to take the next legal step concerning the issuance of same sex marriage licenses.  “The County Solicitor, Ray McGarry, on behalf of the Register of Wills, Bruce Hanes, is going to file an appeal with Commonwealth Court […]

Scammers Get Credit Card Numbers Through Life Alert Ruse

Scammers are at it again, this time with “Life Alert”. Homeowners in Bucks and Montgomery Counties have received calls that a relative has purchased life alert for them. “But they would need their credit card information and would be shipped in just a few days. They’re saying we have a spectacularly great deal on an […]

Bus Driver in Elderly Woman’s Death Not Charged

For now, a woman who was driving a school bus that killed 78 year old, Shirley Wilhelm, last Monday morning at around 7, will not be charged. The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office believes that the driver, whose name is being withheld, did not know she hit the elderly woman in Lower Pottsgrove Township, near […]

Royersford Man With History of Burglaries, Charged Again

A 27-year-old man faces more burglary charges in connection with thefts in August in Skippack and according to police, other locations in Montgomery County. Police charged Royersford resident, Andrew Top with a list of charges. Police say, on August 21st a homeowner in Perkiomen Township spotted a car at around 11:30 in the morning coming […]

Formal Arson Charges Filed Against Two Teens

A one time firefighter and another firefighter who was with the Sellersville Fire Company on a probationary period, are  charged in connection with an inferno at an abandoned building in Sellersville that was torched on September 11th, sending 200 firefighters from the region to the scene. 18 year-old, Cody Wagenseller, who was a probationary member […]

Expert Says Secret Meetings Could Defuse Syria Troubles

The on going waiting game with Syria’s chemical weapons changed over the weekend when the United States and Russia agreed on a deal to secure and destroy the chemical weapons. Dr. Tom Kolsky, Professor of Political Science at Montgomery County Community College, joined Darryl Berger Monday afternoon on Comment Please By Univest. “The problem is, […]

Stephens: We Need The Right Investigators on Child Abuse

State Rep. Todd Stephens continues his quest to make sure children are protected and when something happens to a child, the right professional should be in place to carry out an investigation. “The District Attorney’s Office, the local police department or children in youth, handling that investigation, rather than a person who may be the […]