Saturday, November 24, 2012
The garage fire at 2637 Valley Woods Road broke out shortly before 1:45 a.m. Saturday. A firefighter was injured, treated at Lansdale Hospital and later released, according to reports
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Saturday, November 24, 2012
A garage fire at 2637 Valley Woods Road in Hatfield Township has displaced a family, according to 6abc.com. The fire broke out shortly before 1:44 a.m. Saturday, according to Breaking News Network. When Hatfield Police arrived on scene, fire was showing from the attached garage of the two-and-a-half-story home, according to reports. The fire eventually spread to the entire house. One firefighter was injured when the garage collapsed, according to 6abc.com. The firefighter was treated at Lansdale Hospital and released. No family members were injured, according to reports. Montgomery County property records identify the owner as Sherri K. Gill. Hatfield Vol. Fire Co. was assisted at the scene by Hilltown Township Fire Co. and Hilltown …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The brothers, ages 15 and 17, are charged with first-degree murder. They may be tried as adults.
Two teenage brothers lured 12-year-old Autumn Pasquale into their house, strangled her and then dumped her body in a recycling bin, authorities said Tuesday afternoon. The Clayton, Gloucester County, girl had been missing since about 12:30 p.m. Saturday, when she left home on her white BMX Odyssey bicycle. After a relentless two-day search, her body was found in the bin outside a Clayton home late Monday night. Authorities on Tuesday arrested the brothers—ages 15 and 17—who live about five blocks from Pasquale's home. During a news conference in Clayton on Tuesday afternoon, Gloucester County Prosecutor Sean Dalton declined to release their identities because of their ages. They each are charged with first-degree murder, conspiracy to …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Two victims were transported to Lansdale Hospital and a third to Abington Memorial Hospital following the Wednesday morning crash at Horsham Road/Route 463 and Upper State Road in Montgomery Township
Three people were injured and one was rescued following a Wednesday morning three-vehicle crash at Horsham and Upper State roads. Police said the accident occurred at 8:18 a.m. A vehicle was turning left from Horsham Road/Route 463 westbound onto southbound Upper State Road, when it was impacted by two vehicles, according to Lt. Gerry Dougherty of Montgomery Township Police. One person was trapped in a vehicle, police said. Two victims were transported to Lansdale Hospital for treatment, and the third was transported to Abington Memorial Hospital, police said. Both had non-life-threatening injuries, according to 6abc.com reports. Montgomeryville Patch readers reported that a minivan had pinned another vehicle to a telephone pole at the …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?' seeks contestants in the Greater Philadelphia region with local tryouts.
Do you want a chance to win a cool million? Who doesn’t? Area residents will have their shot very soon. ABC’s Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? with Meredith Viera is a trivia show lasting 30 minutes, airing each weekday. Guests are quizzed with randomly selected questions. If they answer correctly, they win a randomly selected amount of money. As watchers know, guests are also given some “help” through resources like “Ask the Audience” or “Jump the Question.” Contestants work their way up the ladder in order to get to the big money, and try to win exactly what the name implies: a million dollars. Are you the local quizzo champion? Do you always beat family and friends at Trivial Pursuit? If this sounds like something you can totally do, you …
Friday, September 7, 2012
Councilman Rich DiGregorio was chastised Wednesday night by council members for talking to Action News about the possible smoking ban in Lansdale. DiGregorio responded with a letter to the editor on his stance
The following is a letter to the editor sent to Lansdale Patch by Lansdale Borough Councilman Rich DiGregorio in response to his public rebuke by his peers for an interview with Action News 6abc: To the editor: We can all agree that Lansdale Borough council’s proposed ban on smoking is controversial. We, as council members, must weigh potential health issues with the liberty of people to engage in certain behaviors. Regardless of which way you lean on this issue, last night arose an incident that gave me pause for concern and that was Councilman Dunigan’s statement that in the future I should check with the administration before speaking to the press. Councilman Dunigan chastised me for speaking to Walter Perez from Channel 6 Action News …
Lansdale Councilman Rich DiGregorio talked to Action News 6abc about the potential smoking ban in the borough. Councilman Dan Dunigan and council President Matt West said DiGregorio did not follow protocol on media interviews
Council President Matt West said he was shocked to turn on the TV to Channel 6 Wednesday evening and see a familiar face — that of Councilman Rich DiGregorio. DiGregorio was interviewed by Action News about the potential smoking ban in Lansdale's parks, public property and pools. However, Councilman Dan Dunigan said at the end of Wednesday's public council meeting that DiGregorio did not follow protocol per borough orientation for incoming council members on media interviews. "While I'm sure Councilman DiGregorio did represent the borough well, I'd appreciate if he would remember next time the orientation process we all went through about interactions with the media, at least advising the borough manager and the president," Dunigan said…
Friday, September 30, 2011
Radka Moravec de Negret was diagnosed with breast cancer in May.
- On 6abc.com
Friday, September 30, 2011