There were some tense moments Thursday afternoon at the Montgomery County Courthouse after a box was discovered on the steps of the courthouse. The County Bomb Squad responded to the courthouse at around 12:30. According to the Sheriff’s Department, a brown box from a large delivery company was found outside the door of the courthouse. […]
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The economy continues to be the focus of concern and subject of conversation. V.P. of Investments at Univest, Bill Van Sant says, while home and car sales are heading in the right direction, one issue could possibly impact the growth of the economy. “What will happen with sequestration. What will be the outcome with some […]
Tinicum Township Police have charged a 64-year-old woman in connection with stealing a large sum of money from a 93-year-old woman. Danawa Buchanan is accused of taking close to 320-thousand dollars from Angelina Darago. The investigation revealed that Buchanan became close with Darago’s brother, Frank, who left his sister in his will. Police say when […]
Montgomery Township on Taylor Road. The blaze erupted Wednesday morning just before 9:30 inside a piece of drywall. Firefighters were able to minimize the damage by quickly extinguishing the flames before they could spread. The fire was brought under control in 15 minutes. Fire officials say, no family members were injured as a result of […]
Souderton Police Chief Jim Leary is warning parents of the danger lurking in their own medicine cabinet. “Pharm party occur when young people, generally 15 to 21, raid moms or dads medicine chest, and very often raid grand moms and grand dads medicine chest, find medicines that they think will be of interest. They bring […]
A doctor who worked out of a Lafayette Hill office is in some hot water with authorities after being accused of writing prescriptions to drugs to three drug-dependent patients. Court records show that people who visited the office of doctor Michael Rosen referred to him as “doctor feel good.” After interviewing patients, dating back to […]
State Judges are currently required to retire at the age of 70. Montgomery County State Rep.Kate Harper believes its an unfair and unwise requirement. “I see no evidence and I’am a lawyer, that judges suddenly become incompetent on their 70th birthday. More importantly, you want wisdom in a judge and life experience helps with wisdom.” […]
The Souderton School district may promote from within to replace Superintendent Fred Johnson. The Board is scheduled to vote tomorrow night on a proposal to make Assistant Superintendent and Director of Pupil Services, Frank Gallagher, the new Superintendent. Fred Johnson recently announced that he accepted a education job in Erie, Pennsylvania.
The C.E.O. of The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce says 4 out of 5 jobs being created in the region are in manufacturing. Ron Wonderling says lower energy cost are the reason why. “Being driven, first, as its always been driven is by the great location of the Philadelphia region. Great transportation access from railroads […]
Lansdale officials held a town meeting Tuesday night about the redevelopment of the Madison lot. The plans call for a private developer to put up two multi story buildings with 250 high end apartments and 20-thousand square feet of retail space between them. Lansdale Borough Council Pres. Matt West put the focus on the broader […]
A man who once lived in Lansdale will soon be in front of a Montgomery County Judge to answer for an alleged crime spree of theft, burglaries and identity theft that date back to 2005. Authorities say 37-year-old Haun Nguyen faces 22-felony charges stemming from burglaries at the silk factory lofts apartments in Lansdale in […]
Phone scammers are again trying to take advantage of tragedies, according to the Director of Consumers Affairs for Bucks County. Mike Bannon says, when people ask for money over the phone, it should signal a red flag. “Unfortunately we have received some calls about people asking for money about the Boston Marathon and even about […]
Harleysville based, Met-Pro Corporation has been sold to CECO Environmental Corporation of Cincinnati for 210 million dollars. Met-Pro is a global provider of product recovery and pollution control, fluid handling and filtration solutions. There’s no word on how the takeover will impact employees at Met-Pro.
Pennsylvania State Police say a Lansdale man, who was a passenger in a Honda Civic, was thrown from the car after it hit a utility pole in Salford Township just after 12am Tuesday. Troopers arrived on the scene to find the car sliced down the middle after it impacted the utility pole. State Police say, […]