Towamencin officials have rolled out a budget for next year. It totals almost $17,000,000 across all funds and does not call for a property tax increase. The spending plan continues the homestead exemption that allows homeowners to shield $59,000 of the assessed value of their residential property from taxation. It also maintains municipal services at their current level. While property taxes would remain stable under the proposed budget, sewer service charges would increase by $50 a year for homeowners that do not have a garbage disposal.
The ISON Comet is coming for a Thanksgiving visit, according to the Editor of Astronomy, David Eicher.
“Right now, it’s in the morning sky and it’s going to be in the morning sky and it’s going to be in the morning sky after Thanksgiving. Briefly, it’ll be close to the sun. On the 27th, 28th and 29th it’ll be in the daytime sky. But right now it’s just getting up to the point where it’s close to being visible to the eye alone, now that’s in a really dark sky away from the city. You’ll need a pair of binoculars or a small telescope. In a week or so it should be a naked eye object.”
Eicher was a guest on the AM Edition Wednesday morning. You can find out more about the ISON Comet at Astronomy.com
Thursday is world Diabetes Day, a day that many will reflect on how being a diabetic has impacted their lives, but not stepped in the way of their dreams. Indy car racer, Charlie Kimball followed his dreams despite being diagnosed in 2007.
“If I manage my nutrition and my hydration and follow my blood sugars well enough, when I get in the cockpit for the race, all of I have to think about is racing.”
Kimball is the first driver with diabetes to win an Indy race. He was a guest on the AM Edition Wednesday morning.
The police department in North Wales has a new leader. Law enforcement veteran Alex Levy was sworn in as borough police chief during a ceremony at North Wales Elementary School Tuesday night. Levy spent more than 35-years with the Upper Moreland Police Department and he says borough residents will see him on patrol. The North Wales Police Department currently has nine law enforcement officers including the chief.