Entries by News Director

Montgomery County to Offer Locations For Human Services

Montgomery County officials are getting ready to take the wraps off their new Nava-kit Program, according to Commissioner Chairman, Josh Shapiro. “They’ll be able to go to an office where, no matter what their issue is, a veteran who needs benefits or a mom who is struggling with a young child with autism or a […]

Local Tea Party Member Wants Deeper IRS Investigation

Retired Navy nurse, Dot Michael, took part in a protest at a Horsham IRS building earlier this week. Michael is the coordinator of the Philadelphia Tea Party Patriots of Eastern Montgomery County. Michael says, the hearings in Washington are only one step in a process that she feels need to move to another level. “A […]

Scammers Likely To Use Okla. Tornado For Donations

The nasty side of nature has once again reared its ugly head by way of the deadly and destructive force of a category four tornado. Scammers arelikely to prey on the sympathy of the public to solicit donations,according to Bucks County Director of Consumer Affairs, Mike Bannon. “These unscrupulous people will call people as way […]

Parents Make Emotional Plea To Their Missing Son.

The mystery surrounding the disappearance of a college student from Skippack continues. 21-year-old, Matthew Royer, after a few sightings, has seemingly vanished on his way home from the University of Rhode Island. Police say he left the campus on Thursday at 6:30. He was seen by video at a Sunoco on routes-78 and 100, just […]

Congressman Gerlach: President is Out of Touch on IRS

Congressman Jim Gerlach is fuming over what he perceives as an out-of-touch President concerning IRS intimidation. “He says he didn’t know anything about it and that he saw it on the news, and that is what is so disturbing.” Gerlach adds, even more troubling is the actions of the Department of Justice “The Department of […]

“Experience Hatfield” One and All are Invited

A community event will be held this evening in Hatfield. It’s called “Experience Hatfield” in Hatfield Borough. The activities will run from 5 to 8 in the Borough. Hatfield Borough Council President, John Weirman says it will be a walkable event, but….. “As we did last year, there will be a trolley that’s going to […]

Sen. Toomey Stands By His Beliefs on Background Checks

Despite drawing the ire of some conservative groups, U-S Senator, Pat Toomey says, he still thinks expanding background checks on gun sales makes sense. Toomey says, the bill he crafted with Democratic Senator Joe Manchin was the subject of lots of misinformation. “We did have to end up spending a lot of time correcting people […]

Local Financial Expert: IRS Needs Changes in Several Areas

The controversy concerning IRS intimidation seems to be a long standingproblem, according to George Toth, Host of WNPV programs, Regarding Your Money and Chestnut Investment Attitudes. “This essentially is setting up that agency to be the bidding of a particular administration. The agency then loses it direction and trust.But make no mistake, this is very […]

Get Ready For Lots of Chicken and Strawberry Pie

The 52nd Annual Penn View Christian School’s Country Fair and Auction is set for Friday and Saturday at the school’s Franconia Township Campus. Penn View’s Kelly Yetter says the event’s signature foods will be ready all who attend. “We make 15-hundred strawberry pies, and grill and sell over 6-thousand pieces of chicken. The event runs […]

Local Organization Holds Walk For Mental Illness Awareness

The Executive Director of the Montgomery County Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness says a local institution’s abuse of the mentally ill forever changed health care, according to Carol Caruso. “Byberry, one of the state hospitals in Philadelphia, there were family members who went in and took pictures of people chained to walls […]

Fundraising Effort Set For Low Vision Clinic

The Bucks County Association For The Blind and Visually Impaired is hoping to raise the necessary funds to continue serving its clients. Executive Director, Anne Marie Hyer says, this Sunday’s event at the Doylestown Country Club is a silent auction and fashion show to support the Association’s low-vision clinic. “And that’s really a specialized clinic, […]

State Senator Preparing Early in Run For Congress

State Senator Daylin Leach is the first in line to run for the 13th Congressional seat. Incumbent Allyson Schwartz has decided to run for Governor next year, creating an open seat. There is lots of cross-over between the Congressional District and Leach’s 17th District Senate seat, but he actually lives in the 7th Congressional District. […]

Undercover Tactics Used to Arrest Lansdale Man in Drug Deal

Lansdale Borough Police continues its efforts in getting drugs off the streets. A 22-year-old man is the latest alleged drug dealer to be caught in Borough’s dragnet, which is a part of the Montgomery County Drug Task Force.Police say, Trevis Reynolds was selling Percocet pills and other prescription medication. Detectives set-up an undercover buy on […]

Keeping Seniors Aware of Services is Key To Safety

Senior citizens are often the target of scammers. In some documented cases, caretakers have ripped off the elderly by stealing from bank accounts and taking checks. The Head of Consumer Affairs for Bucks County, Mike Bannon says both Bucks and Montgomery Counties have special units to deal with anyone who steals from seniors. “Bucks and […]

Upper Gwynedd Twp. Police Dept. Unveils New Slogan

“To Protect and Serve” and “Duty, Service, and Integrity” are some notable police department slogans around the region and nation. Upper Gwynedd Township Police Department unveiled a new slogan that serves a message to the people it protects. Sergeant John Brinkmann says, the upper Gwynedd Township Police Department’s new slogan is “community first” “Talk amongst […]

Lawsuit Filed Against Two County Commissioners

Montgomery County Commissioners now face a lawsuit in connection with the firing of Voter Services Director,Joe Passarella, who was let go last month. Chair of the Montgomery County Commissioners, Josh Shaprio commented on the situation before the lawsuit was filed on Monday’s edition of Comment Please by Univest WNPV. “I can’t comment on the reasons […]

Montgomery County Slowly Getting Upper Hand on Finances

Montgomery County Commissioner Chairman, Josh Shapiro says, the county continues to look for ways to streamline it’s operation. “We have 19 fewer departments today then when we took office about 15 or 16 months ago, not ask people for more tax revenue, but instead create efficiencies from the back end that don’t have a negative […]