Entries by News Director

Beer and Booze Burglary Botched By Rattling Bottles

Hilltown Township Police arrest three suspects in connection with the theft of beer. Police observed a car in the rear part of the parking lot of the Good Sheppard Episcopal church and detected that the car’s engine was warm. Officers then heard the noise of some bottles rattling from behind the church. Officers witnessed three […]

Lt. Governor Calls on Montco. To Follow The Law on Marriage

Pennsylvania is taking Montgomery County to court over the issuance of same sex marriage licenses. Another elected official has now aired his views on the subject. Pennsylvania Lt. Governor, Jim Cawley says, the law is being ignored. “The simple truth of the matter is, the law of the land right now, as passed in the […]

Teen Accused of Stabbing Brother Headed to Juvenile Court

A Lansdale teen accused of stabbing his brother during a June 16th incident has waived his hearing through the advice of his attorney, which will send the case back to juvenile court. The teen, according to court documents, wanted to move forward with the charges, but he would have been tried as an adult. The […]

Saint Stanislaus Parish Celebrates 52nd Summer Festival

The Saint Stanislaus Parish Summer Festival is underway. The fun kicked off Tuesday night on the church grounds at Lansdale Avenue and 3rd Street. Spokesperson for the summer festival, Linda Volpe says, the event is happening through Saturday, 6PM until 10pm. Volpe adds, a large sum of money is up for grabs, if you’re the […]

Notre Dame Grad To Lead Univest in 2014

The incoming C.E.O of Univest wants to steer a steady course for the Souderton based financial services company. “Well, obviously I have very big shoes to fill following in Bill’s footsteps. He’s been a wonderful mentor for me and leader of the organization. I just hope to continue to grow the organization and keep the […]

Powerball: Life’s a Little Easier For a Telford Family

While many lottery winners seek the comfort of anonymity, that’s not the case for a Telford couple, who proudly and happily revealed that they carved out a piece of the Powerball Lottery last month. Pam Baker purchased a ticket at the Souderton Food Mart, but wanted to play family birthdays, including those of her children. […]

Victim Stabbed, Despite Handing Over Cash and Debit Card

Giving up his money and debit card apparently wasn’t enough, a Hatfield man was still the recipient of several stab wounds. Hatfield Township Police say it happened Tuesday morning at around 6:30 while the victim walked on Hickory Drive near Larkspur Lane. The man who committed the robbery and stabbing is described as a white […]

Lansdale Man faces More Than 100 Charges of Child Porn

100 counts of possession of child porn, 15 counts of disseminating child porn and 15-coutns of use of a communication facility, all charges facing a Lansdale man after his arrest on August 8th.  Police say 55-year-old, Eugene Heisey of East 4th Street in Lansdale is being held in the Montgomery County Prison after failing to […]

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 […]