Thursday, July 5, 2012
Checkpoint will be located somewhere in the western portion of the county between July 6 and July 9
If you're going to imbibe this Independence Day Weekend, you may want to think twice about driving. The Pennsylvania State Police have issued a report stating that they will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint somewhere in western Montgomery County between July 6 and July 9. Though the exact location was not released, the report did indicate that the location is "considered a high-risk area." "Sobriety checkpoints are held to reduce alcohol related crashes resulting in injuries, death and property damage," the report states. "The State Police encourage all motorists to make the right decision and not attempt to operate a motor vehicle after consuming alcoholic beverages or controlled substances." If you're out drinking this weekend, make …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Local business owner creates the official drink of Patch.
Local business owner Chris Gimaro, of Gimaro Seafood and Steakhouse in Montgomeryville, recently concocted a delicious new drink recipe inspired by the team behind the Montgomery County region of Patch. The drink, which Gimaro has dubbed "Patch'd", features a tasty mixture of Sour-Apple Pucker Vodka mixed with none-other-than a Monster energy drink. "I know you guys are always busy with writing and reporting, so it was important to mix it with an energy drink," said Gimaro. "After all that hard work though, you'll need something stronger to unwind, so I tossed in some apple vodka." In order to achieve the Patch Green color, Gimaro said he had to add in two drops of green food dye, and by doing so, his masterpiece was complete. "It is green…
Sunday, June 10, 2012
The owner of Dirty Jerzees and Clubhouse Too in Upper Gwynedd was cited for five violations of the Pennsylvania Liquor Code and Liquor Control Board regulations that occurred between May 2011 and January 2012
Leunes Family Restaurant LLC, the owner of Dirty Jerzee's Sports Bar and Grill and Clubhouse Too on Sumneytown Pike in Upper Gwynedd, was cited by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for five violations on three occasions between May 2011 and January 2012. It is reported by readers of Montgomeryville-Lansdale Patch that the restaurant and bar has been closed since May. According to a press release from the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement's Allentown office, the business violated the Pennsylvania Liquor Law, the Clean Indoor Air Act and Liquor Control Board regulations. The violations were reported to the media June 8. According to the release, the violations will be brought before an Administrative Law Judge, who can impose …
Saturday, May 12, 2012
The Lansdale restaurant and bar was cited by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for selling or giving alcohol to a minor
Molly Maguire's in Lansdale was cited by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for selling alcohol to a minor in Feburary, according to an article in The Reporter. Pennsylvania State Police's Bureau of Alcohol Enforcement said Molly Maguire's sold or permitted the sale of alcohol to a 19-year-old on Feb. 9, according to the article. The state liquor law requires the offense be brought before an Administrative Law Judge, who can impose penalties up to $1,000 for minor offenses and up to $5,000 for more serious offenses. The judge can revoke or suspend a liquor license or mandate training on liquor law requirements, according to the law.
Friday, May 6, 2011
Cheers—Lansdale Beer Fest is coming June 25.
A toast—to the success of the second Lansdale Beer Fest. It’s official—June 25 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the fenced-in grassy area adjacent to Madison parking lot is where the Lansdale 2011 Beer Tasting Festival will take place. The public safety committee unanimously approved the festival at its meeting Wednesday and council is expected to officially vote on it in two weeks. This year, the goal is to raise $25,000, with Lansdale Library and Manna on Main Street as the main beneficiaries. “Last year, we had what we estimate to be about 950 in Madison parking lot under a 50 by 120 tent,” said Lansdale Beer Fest Committee head Drew Stockmal, who presented the plans with co-commiteemen Ray Liberto and borough council candidate Steve Malagari…
Monday, April 18, 2011
It's Monday—and a drab one at that considering today's weather forecast. However, there's still some interesting things going on today to keep you happy.
Are you a regular Ansel Adams or Annie Leibovitz? The Lansdale Camera Club meets tonight at 7 p.m. at Lansdale Library, 301 Vine St., Lansdale. Say cheese! Montgomery County Community College holds its Spring Arts Celebration this week featuring an annual Art Student Exhibition. North Penn School District Safe Schools Task Force Committee meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Educational Services Center. The committee comprises school officials, educators, administrators and law enforcement officers, and it develops ways to prevent drug and alcohol abuse among students. Montgomery Elementary School and York Avenue Elementary School are practicing TV Turn Off Week. Students are asked to turn off TV and computer screens three to five days this week. …
Monday, February 21, 2011
Keystone Homebrew hosts 16th annual Keystone Cup qualifier for craft-beer brewers. Blake Morris, of Nazareth, takes the gold with his raspberry lambic
The War of the Worts is the first leg of the Keystone Cup and the prestigious Eastern Pennsylvania Homebrewer of the Year. This year's War of the Worts took place Saturday, Feb. 19. Club winners from the competition go on to compete in the other matches such as "Malt Madness" in September. Even though the Keystone Cup is only for club-level competition, the contests themselves are open to individual brewers. “We encourage everyone to enter. It’s a great way to get thoughtful feedback on your beer from a certified beer judge,” said Keystone Homebrew owner Jason Harris. Approved judges from the Beer Judging Certification Program (BJCP) rate all beer, cider and mead entries. The American Homebrewers Association sanctions the contest. More …