Entries by News Director

Montco Stands Its Ground on Same sex Marriage Licenses

Montgomery County officials are not backing away from their stance of issuing same-sex marriage licenses. County Solicitor, Ray McGarry released a statement Friday, along with official documents, urging Commonwealth Court to reject the State Health Department’s suit ordering the Register of Wills to stop issuing same sex marriage licenses. Montgomery County Register of Wills, Bruce […]

Stephens Cites Recent Case For Proposed Child Sex Abuse Law

Montgomery County State Rep. Todd Stephens cites a recent case for support of House Bill 436, which compels anyone working with children to report sex abuse, without having to go through a chain of command. Stephens says, Upper Perkiomen Township Camp Director, Ryan Wexelblatt, was charged with failure to report the sex abuse of a […]

Non-Profit Continues Its Outreach to Help Abuse Victims

Laurel House continues to provide services to women who suffer from domestic abuse. The abuse can range from physical to mental abuse. Director of Development and Community Outreach for Laurel House, Tina Reynolds says Laurel House is considered a comprehensive domestic violence agency. “We look at it as our shelter being at one end of […]

Vandals Leave Their Mark on 18th Century Home

Vandals strike an 18th century home, leaving a path of destruction inside the classic dwelling. The home, located on the 500 block of Bethlehem pike, was not occupied, but the owner regularly visits. It’s been in the family for 100 years, according to the owner. 11 windows were smashed out, graffiti and red oil paint […]

Construction Worker Killed Identified

A construction worker killed in Montgomery Township Tuesday  has been identified as Bret Moyer of PK Moyer and Sons. Police say, Moyer came in contact with a piece of road paving equipment on Treeline Drive Tuesday afternoon. He died at the scene. Montgomery County Detectives are investigating the death, but it appears to be an […]

Trail Date Set For Man Accused of Exposing Himself

A Towamencin Township man who allegedly exposed himself to two boys and a married couple earlier this summer will face trail. According to Police, 60-year-old, Thomas Clifford committed the acts at the Main Street Apartments, where he was living at the time. The first incident happened on June 26th when Clifford, according to police, exposed […]

Non-Profit Offers Computers, Therapy To Children

A non-profit in Audubon is brimming with new ideas, and children are benefiting from the creativity. Samantha Schwartz is the spokesperson for Team Children. Schwartz says, Team Children is a body-mind program that begins with Rolfing, which is a massage therapy. “It allows the child to have better self expression, self confidence and balance. The […]

Construction Worker Killed in Montgomery Township

A construction worker is killed in Montgomery Township. Police say, the worker came in contact with a piece of road paving equipment on Treeline Drive Tuesday afternoon. He died at the scene. Montgomery County Detectives are investigating the death, but it appears to be an accident, according to Montgomery Township Police.

Sex Abuse Scandal Continues To Haunt Penn State

The Penn State sex abuse scandal continues to haunt the university, particularly after yesterday’s ruling by Judge William Wenner to try three men, who prosecutors say failed to intervene in stopping Jerry Sandusky’s predatory activity with children. Penn State’s one-time President, Graham Spanier, Vice President, Gary Shultz and Athletic Director, Tim Curley will face a […]

Leach Cites Recent Case For Support of Safe Harbor Bill

The recent revelation of a prostitution ring allegedly carried out by Florencio Martinez is an example of whatState Senator, Daylin Leach is trying combat with his Safe Harbor Bill. “Not only are we trying to stop the activities by making it easier to catch people like Mr. Martinez, but to help young women and girls […]

School District To Implement Controversial Ed. Standard

National education standards called, Common Core is being implemented in the Souderton School District. Superintendent, Frank Gallagher. “We are implementing or aligning the Common Core standards, so we’re working on implementing Common Core in our language arts curriculum and math curriculum right now ad then eventually our social studies curriculum.” Gallagher rejects claims by some […]

State Rep. Calls Issuance of Same Sex Licenses an Overreach

Montgomery County State Rep. Todd Stephens says he doesn’t oppose gay marriage, but he does not support Montgomery County’s issuing licenses to gay couples. He says, the county could get caught up in a lawsuit. “If there is litigation, I would hope that the county taxpayers don’t have to foot that bill because of this […]

Attorney Accepted Sex as Payment, Suspended For 1 Year

A Bucks County attorney is barred from practicing law for one year after accepting sex from a client for the cost of legal fees. According to evidence obtained by a disciplinary panel of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, David Knight, who has offices in Middletown Township and Doylestown, Bucks County, agreed with a female client to […]

Police Say Book Keeper Stole 900-Grand

A 46-year-old book keeper faces a court date after police accuse her of stealing from personal and business accounts. Hilltown Township Police say, Lisa Rascher diverted cash to from the victim’s personal and business accounts to herself. The total take, according to police, more than 900-thousand dollars. Police say, Rascher carried out the plot over […]

North Penn HS To Remember Steve Frederick

The life of Steve Frederick will be remembered Saturday. Frederick passed away last Saturday at the age of 66. He was instrumental as band director in bringing the North Penn High School Marching Band to national prominence. Davis Giersch, who will conduct the music tomorrow, was with Steve during his last moments and someone in […]

Former Mobster Tells WNPV About Life In La Cosa Nostra

A former mobster tells Inforadio that the mob’s influence isn’t what it was 40 years ago, but it’s not going away. Michael Franzese was born into a New York mob family. He spent a lot of time in Philadelphia and South Jersey. “I knew Nicky Scarfo very well. There’s no question that the scrutiny and […]

Univest Corp. Will See New C.E.O at Helm in 2014

The Univest Corporation will get a new C.E.O. at the start of next year. Jeffery Schweitzer will replace Bill Achiele, who will stay on in an advisory role as chairman of Univest Corporation and Univest Bank and Trust Company when he retires his other posts at the end of the year. Schweitzer worked for Ernst […]

87 Year Old Man Dies After Being struck By Car

Upper Gwynedd Township Police say an 87-year-old man who was hit by a car on the 100 block of Hancock Road just before 10pm Wednesday, has died of his injuries. Police say, the man’s identity was discovered through a witness who knew the man who was struck by the car, as Al Shinskie. Police say, […]