Entries by News Director

Pa. Dept. of Transportation To Pave Allentown Road.

Get ready for some local road construction on Allentown Road. Just over two miles of Allentown road will be paved after construction crews removed the old layer. The paving will begin at 6pm Wednesday night until 6am Thursday morning. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says, drivers can expect some temporary lane closures, but no detours. […]

Comm. Property in Lansdale to Change part to Apartment Unit

A property owner in downtown Lansdale wants to convert half of his first floor of commercial building into an apartment unit. 726 West Main Street used to have a residential component, but is currently occupied by a home improvement business. The code enforcement and land planning committee of the Borough Council does not oppose the […]

Franconia House Fire Caused by Discarded Ashes

A Franconia Township home isn’t totally gutted, but it will take time to repair what out-of-control flames did to the home in a short period of time. It happened Monday, just before 6pm. Fire officials say, the homeowner dumped ashes from a wood stove outside the home on the 700 block of Springshire road. The […]

Melanoma Monday Warns About The Dangers of Sun Exposure

Today is Melanoma Monday, a national day to bring  awareness to the dangers of sun exposure. Dr. Susan Taylor is a dermatologist with Univ. of Penn. Hospital. Dr. Taylor urges people to make the right decision before going out for extended periods of time. “Use 30 block or better that is water resistant and if […]

Lansdale Borough: Clean Up After Your Pets

Lansdale Borough officials are asking residents to clean up after their dogs. The request is the result of complaints from users of the parks, though the problems crops up elsewhere as well. Council Vice President, Mary Fuller, says its just a matter of respect for the community. “We just want to remind pet owners to […]

Local Congressman Sees More Bipartisanship in D.C.

Most people think of Washington D.C. divided sharply along political lines. But Republican Congressman, Jim Gerlach thinks there is opportunity for some bipartisanship during the months ahead. “We might see some bipartisanship coming sooner than later on a new farm bill and we may see some cooperation on a up coming transportation bill.” Gerlach says, […]

Suspected Lansdale Drug Dealer Turns Himself In

Lansdale Borough Police have a suspected drug dealer in custody after he turns himself in. police say, 36-year-old Frank Cristea turned himself in Thursday. Cristea was wanted after police searched his apartment on April 19th and discovered an array of drugs, suspected drug money and paraphernalia. he’s in prison after failing to post bail.Cristea faces […]

State Rep. Believes It’s Time To Increase Gas Tax

With the State in need of transportation funding, local State Rep. Marcy Toepel say, she’ll likely support increasing the State’s wholesale gas tax. “Our transportation and our transportation infrastructure is in need. The roads and brings need attention.” Toepel was a guest Thursday on WNPV’S Comment Please By Univest.

Documentary Looks to Restore Joe Paterno’s Name

According to a documentary, Joe Paterno was railroaded in the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State. Bucks County native, John Zeigler, who now works out of Los Angeles, says there are many untold facts about the case that would have benefited Paterno. “I have probably talked to more people close to the story than anybody […]

Traffic Halted For 2-Hours on Pa. Turnpike

Traffic came to a two hour standstill just before 7:30 this morning on the Pennsylvania Turnpike between Lansdale and the Mid-County Toll Plaza, stopping traffic in both directions. State Police say a car was wedged between a tractor trailer and the median in the area of Whitpain Township. One person was airlifted to a hospital. […]

Gas Release at Montgomery Twp. Company Non-Threatening

Businesses and a preschool were prepared for the worse in Montgomery Township when a suspected hazmat incident was believed to be unfolding at I-T-W Polymers and Coatings on Commerce Drive. Fire officials say, alarms went off just before two Wednesday, when a chemical reaction in a research lab caused gases to spread throughout the facility. […]

Local Congressman Seeks Truth About Benghazi Attacks

Republican Congressman, Jim Gerlach says, the Obama Administration is still bobbing and weaving when it comes to questions about last year’s attack on Benghazi. The 6th  Rep. says, It’s been that way since day one. “It’s pretty darn clear that both the intelligence people and the military people and Department of State people all knew […]

Souderton Area High School Ranked One of The Best in PA.

Students and staff at Souderton Area High School have good reason to be smiling today. U-S News and World Report released its ranking for “Best High Schools” in the United States. In Pennsylvania, Souderton Area High School was ranked 38th out of 687 schools. The ranking examined math and reading rates and rated how disadvantaged […]

Police Put Out Dragnet For Suspected Lansdale Drug Dealer

Lansdale Borough Police say a suspected drug dealer is at large. Police combed the apartment of 36-year-old, Frank Cristea after securing a search warrant on April 19th. They found various drugs, ranging from p-c-p and Xanax pills to seven grams of cocaine, pot and scales, along with more than 14-hundred dollars in suspected drug money […]

Watch Out for The Spring Contractor Knocking on Your Door

Contractors going door to door during the spring season looking for work should serve as a red flag to homeowners.  Bucks County Director of Consumer Protection. Mike Bannon urges homeowners to simply check them out before handing over cash. “We always see a bit of it. You know, a person knocks on your door saying […]

State Rep. Hopes New Bullying Bill Can Be Signed By June

Bullying and teen suicide were the subjects of recent hearings in Harrisburg. State rep. Paul Clymer says, times have changed, allowing school bullies to mentally torture their victims through social media. “Continues throughout the day, throughout the week, throughout the weekend, there is never an end to it. A person who is being bullied entrenches […]

Burglary Could Land Lansdale Man Behind Bars For 22Yrs

The theft of scrap metal was just the beginning of a day long saga for a Lansdale man in the early morning hours of January 12th that eventually led to his arrest at his former wife’s home in Montgomery Township. 31-year-old Edward Soloman Jr. now faces the prospect of spending 11-to-22 years in prison after […]