Entries by News Director

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 […]

Sen. Toomey Calls For Firings at I.R.S

Intimidation and threats allegedly carried out by the Internal Revenue Service on Tea Party members is the latest black eye for a federal agency that is known for its harsh behavior. Pennsylvania Senator, Pat Toomey says, someone must be held accountable. “Somebody needs to be fired there. This is totally beyond anything that’s acceptable.” Toomey […]

Lansdale Historical Soc. To Present History of Churches.

The Lansdale Historical Society will present the history of churches in Lansdale. The Historical Society’s Pat Rieker says the event is scheduled for Tuesday evening. “When Lansdale was getting its start in 1872, it was very important that churches become established and families needed to move here and they were looking for a church home. […]

Bensalem Author Tells of True Events During The Holocaust

A Bensalem woman’s quest to remember the victims of the holocaust and continue the education process of the true events of what happened during the Holocaust, takes another step “94 maidens.”  Author Rhonda fink Whitman, whose mother survived the holocaust, has partnered with the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center of Philadelphia. “Together, we have […]

Expert Has Tips To Keep The Bed Bugs Away

Don’t let the bed-bugs bite was an old folk saying. But for some Montgomery County and Bucks County homeowners it’s become a very real problem. Jim Hudson of Moyer Indoor Outdoor says, the pests are most often picked up while on vacation. “You want to look around the headboard that’s mounted to the wall. You […]

Man Hears Noise, Then Sees Side of House on Fire

Five fire companies respond to a house fire Sunday evening, just after six in Upper Gwynedd Township on Wissahickon Avenue. Fire officials say a 31-year-old man was able to escape the blaze. The man, who rents a second floor room in the home, heard a noise. When he looked outside he saw flames on the […]

Regional Business Expert: Big Invention Needed For Workforce

The head of the Greater Philadelphia Cahmber of Commerce says somethingdramatic has to happen to break the current cycle of high unemployment. “It’s going to require a unforseen, but necessary new next invention. Something on the dot.com level of things. Something on the scale of the personal computer. Something that fuels so much growth that […]

Letter Carriers Collect Food For Needy.

U-S Postal workers across the nation are poised to to help take a bite outof hunger Saturday morning. Letter Carrier, Mark Feulner is the local coordintor of the countrywide intiative. “We’re just asking all of our patrons tat want to donate any food to leave non-perishable items near their mail boxes before 9am Saturday andour […]