Tuesday, April 30, 2013
A collection of Montgomery County heath inspection reports for restaurants in Lansdale Borough, Montgomery Township, Towamencin Township, Upper Gwynedd Township, Souderton Borough, and Franconia Township.
Here is a rundown of this month's Montgomery County health inspection reports for restaurants in the North Penn and Indian Valley regions.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
After the fatal Fort Bevon Road fire on New Year’s morning, community members are collecting clothes, toys and household items for the three surviving family members who have been displaced.
Update: According to Ally Zagorski, the family no longer needs clothes or home goods. For more information on how to help the family, visit our updated article. Update: Due to a the response from the community, here is an updated list of needs, according to Zagorski: Original Story: Members of the community are working to help the Skippack family who lost their home during the Jan. 1 Fort Bevon Road fire, which claimed the life of husband and father George Hobensack. Former neighbor Ally Zagorski and her family are working to collect clothing, toys and household items from local families and businesses to help the mother and two daughters who have been displaced by the fire. “They are the kindest, sweetest people in the world, and they …
Monday, November 19, 2012
The donation drive ended Saturday, where volunteers from Pennbrook and St. Cyril's in Jamison, Bucks County, organized and stocked donations in Manna's pantries. It also coincided with the Lansdale Business Association's Pre-Parade Pancake Fundraiser
The dump trucked pulled up in the rear of Manna on Main Street Saturday morning, stuffed with boxes, which were, in turn, stuffed with non-perishable items collected from the Boy Scouts' Scouting for Food drive. One by one, Scouts from Troop 303 from Corpus Christi Church in Upper Gwynedd picked up a box from the truck, donated by Sam Harkins, handed it to another Scout, Cub Scout from Pack 303, or parent, and took it inside to be sorted onto shelves in the food pantries. "It's better than the last four years," said Eagle Scout Paul Rakszawski with Troop 303 of the "Scouting for Food" response. "We have beautiful weather and a great turnout. It's been amazing to see how generous people are." Meanwhile, dozens upon dozens of student …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
The nonprofit group Team X-T.R.E.M.E. gathered at LaSalle College High School to fill backpacks to be given to wounded vets and those serving in Afghanistan
It was like an assembly line Saturday morning at LaSalle College High School. People entered the school’s cafeteria, were handed a backpack, and walked down the line, filling the bags up with items to be given to wounded veterans and those serving in Afghanistan. Three hundred service members are going to be happier, following the event, which was sponsored by Team X-T.R.E.M.E., a nonprofit organization based out of Richmond, VA. The organization works with wounded soldiers and also participates in athletic events to raise awareness for veterans. (The X-Athletes wear gas masks during athletic events to honor the sacrifices of veterans). See the YouTube video here. The bags, donated by 5.11 Tactical, a military law-enforcement equipment …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Add your own volunteer efforts in the comments, or email email@example.com. Don't forget to post to your community at www.Facebook.com/LansdalePatch
This is an ongoing and updated list of local Hurricane Sandy cleanup efforts in the North Penn, Indian Valley and beyond. Email volunteerism efforts to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Towamencin Soccer Club U9F Tornadoes and U12F Tigers are coordinating a collecting effort on Saturday, Nov. 10 at Grist Mill Park fields from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The park and fields are at the corner of Forty Foot Road and Allentown Road. Collection will be delivered to Fairview Village Church in Eagleville, who will then deliver to New York and New Jersey. Here are needed items in their effort on Saturday: The Gutter Guys at Route 309 and Trewigtown Road in Colmar are collecting clothes, blankets, pots, pans, silverware, dog food and more for hurricane victims…
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Lansdale Historical Society will present a second show of Mayor Mike DiNunzio's collection Dec. 17
It's always better the second time around. Lansdale Historical Society will feature the collectibles of Mayor Mike DiNunzio a second time on Dec. 17 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Jenkins Historic Complex. More than 400 area residents attended the Dec. 3 "Holidays at the Homestead" Open House that was a tribute to the late Lansdale mayor. The showing of the mayor's favorite things was planned as a one-day-only event, but due to popular demand, the society and the DiNunzio family agreed to open the doors again. Mayor Mike's collection includes clocks, model cars, cobbler's tools, railroad lanterns and paperweights from around the world. There is also countless other priceless memorabilia that Mayor Mike held in high regard.
Sunday, December 4, 2011
The public turned out en masse to view the collection of one of Lansdale's most cherished individuals. Plus, we finally find out about the history behind those bowties.
There was everything but the bowtie. More than 400 visitors got a glimpse into the private life Saturday of late Mayor Mike DiNunzio during a Lansdale Historical Society tribute to the life of DiNunzio. "They’ve been telling me it's one of the biggest and I've seen a lot of people come through," said DiNunzio's son, Mike DiNunzio Jr. "We’re very pleased with the fact that everybody has an interest." Lansdale Historical Society President Dick Shearer and historian Steve Moyer invited the DiNunzio family to show off Mayor Mike's collection to the public as part of its "Holidays at the Homestead" event. "They did a wonderful job," DiNunzio Jr. said. "They really put a lot of work into this and we really appreacite it." From a sampling of his …
Monday, April 11, 2011
On Saturday, the township holds a curbside leaf collection and hosts an Earth Day event at Montgomery Mall.
Spring has sprung—and that may mean some spring cleaning in your yard. The Montgomery Township curbside leaf collection is set for Saturday, April 16. At a supervisor’s meeting last month, township manager Larry Gregan said leaves must be put in biodegradable bags and placed out on the curb by 7 a.m. Gregan said all collected leaves will be disposed at Barnside Farm and Compost in Schwenksville. The leaf collection is part of a requirement under the township’s membership in the Northern Montgomery County Recycling Commission. “This is in addition to the monthly collection held on the third Saturday of each month at Windlestrae Park,” Gregan said. The township will also provide a Dumpster at William F. Maule Park at Windlestrae on April 16 …