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Spring Forward……….

It’s that time of year again.   Daylight Saving Time officially begins at two o’clock Sunday morning so set your clocks forward by an hour before you go to bed Saturday night if you want to be in synch with everyone else on Sunday.   Firefighters also use this time of the year to remind everyone to […]

Protest in Norristown

There was a demonstration outside Norristown State Hospital Thursday.   About a dozen residents of Norristown and neighboring West Norriton were there protesting plans to open a detention center in an old psychiatric ward for as many as 120 troubled youths.   The demonstrators carried signs that said "Protect Norristown" and "Taxpayers Outraged." They also handed out […]

Snow Storm Aftermath in Lansdale

The winter storm earlier this week has raised issues about the enforcement of the snow removal ordinance in Lansdale.   It says homeowners are responsible for clearing a path on the sidewalk in fron of their residence within 24-hours of a snowfall.   Those that don’t risk getting a citation from the borough code enforcement department.   Sounds […]

Fond Farewells

Two important folks from the broadcast business departed this earth in recent days.  I never met Paul Harvey and wouldn’t necessarily consider myself a huge fan.  I did have the utmost respect for the man as a broadcaster;  his ability to use the English language and weave mental images with his words and timing.  Philly broadcaster […]

Whitpain Township

A plan has yet to be formally filed with the township by a property owner in Whitpain that earlier this year proposed in concept a village style shopping center on 19-acres near Routes 202 and 73.   The part of the tract across from Kohl’s Department Store is already zoned for commercial use but the rest […]

Montgomery County Commissioners: Strange Bedfellows

The Montgomery County Commissioners have developed the very definition of a dysfunctional relationship.   The coalition government is an alliance formed between R-Jim Matthews and D-Joe Hoeffel, which leaves R-Bruce Castor as the de facto minority commissioner.   As the commissioners discussed creating a new ethics policy at last week’s meeting, the bickering reached a crescendo.   Castor, […]