Entries by News Director

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 […]

Electric Customers Urged To Be Prepared For Weather Events

PPL is reminding its customers to be ready for related events that could interrupt electric service. PPL’s Joe Nixon says, September is National Preparedness Month. “We want folks to be prepared to be able to ready for any eventuality, particularly concerning the weather. We encourage customers to also have an emergency kit ready that can […]

Playground Likely To Receive Upgrades in Next Spring

Souderton Borough Council will look to trim some costs associated with repairs and upgrades to the Chestnut Street Playground. The lowest bid was 470-thousand, far above the 325-thousand that the Borough set aside for the project. The Borough is hoping another bid process for playground equipment will lower the costs. Souderton Borough raised 90,000 dollars […]

Julianne Siller To Be Remembered in 5k Run/3k Walk

The family and friends of Julianne Siller are determined to keep the 17-year-old’s memory and spirit alive through a 5k-run/3k walk on Sunday, September 29th at Montgomery County Community College at 9am. Julianne was killed in Palmer Park on May 25th, according to Police, at the hands of her 17-year-old boyfriend, Tristan Stahley, who plead […]

Police Find Man Hiding in Bushes After Car Chase.

An East Greenville man faces a slew of charges after police say he led them on a high speed chase and then a foot chase. Towamencin Township Police say, the incident happened Wednesday morning around 2:30 when an officer pulled over 23-year-old David Yenen. Police say, Yenen got off the turnpike and was spotted by […]

Montgomery Co. Announces Hiring Freeze

Montgomery County officials are putting away the help wanted sign. On Thursday, County officials announced a hiring freeze, except if a position needs to be filled to ensure emergency services delivery, public safety or regulatory requirements. With another tough budget process coming up, Commissioner Chairman, Josh Shapiro says, the county Chief Operating Officer and the […]

Police Make Arrests in Arson at Sellersville Building

Police say, a member of the Sellersville Fire Company and another man are under arrest on arson charges in connection with a blaze at an abandoned building Wednesday night at Maple and Lawn avenues. 18 year-old, Cody Wagenseller, a probationary member of the Sellersville Fire Company and 19-year-old Adam Weaver, face multiple counts, including arson […]

Crash In Montgomery Twp. Sends Two People To The Hospital

A crash between a box truck and a Toyota highlander results in two injuries. It happened Thursday morning just before 11 on Bethlehem Pike, near Mele drive. The crash happened in the northbound lane, according to Montgomery Township Police. Police say the Toyota Highlander impacted the truck, driven by a 33-year-old Philadelphia man. Police say, […]

Hanes Ordered To Stop Issuing Same Sex Marriage Licenses

Commonwealth Court Judge Dan Pellegrini announced that he would make a quick ruling on the issuance of same sex marriage licenses in Montgomery County following a September 4th court hearing. Pellegrini delivered his ruling yesterday, ordering Montgomery County Register of Wills, Bruce Hanes, to stop issuing same sex marriage licenses. In his ruling, Judge Pellegrini […]

Former F.A.A. Off.: Nation Needs To Be More Vigilant

On the morning of September 11th, 2001, Ben Sliney started his day with the F.A.A. not knowing how much it would change his life and the aviation industry. Sliney was the F.A.A’s Manager of Operations on that fateful day. Long before the day could end, he would give the order to clear the skies, grounding […]