Attorney James McCarthy blogs about the consequences of not having a will.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Authorities seek public's help in the case. Coroner determined Marella died from a seizure disorder
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Four dead in Montgomery County; the most recent was a 26-year-old Lansdale man, who died at Abington Memorial Hospital.
The influenza outbreak in Montgomery County has claimed its fourth and youngest victim of the flu season. 26-year-old Andrew Pogoda died Jan. 3 at Abington Memorial Hospital, according to WTXF FOX 29 [link goes to video report]. Pogoda suffered from asthma, which complicated doctors' efforts to help him recover from the illness. The other three victims of the flu in Montgomery County have been among the elderly. Health officials have recommended that everyone over the age of six months be vaccinated. Montgomery County health officials recently expanded the hours for free vaccination at sites around the county. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported earlier this week that 40 people have died from influenza-related causes in the …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Wagenhoffer recently passed his CPA board exams
Lansdale resident Lee Wagenhoffer, 24, of Knapp Road, died suddenly Dec. 1, 2012. According to a WFMZ tribute, Wagenhoffer was a 2006 Lansdale Catholic graduate. He graduated from Temple University with a bachelor's in business administration, with a focus on accounting, in 2010. A viewing for friends and family will be held Thursday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home in Lansdale. Read Wagenhoffer's tribute at this link.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Officer Seth Mumbauer remains on leave through an internal investigation by Peraksie Borough Police
Seth Mumbauer, the Perkasie Borough Police officer who fired the fatal shot at Michael W. Marino June 9 in Sellersville, remains on administrative leave during an internal police department investigation, according to Bob Keeler of The Souderton Independent. Keeler's article states Mumbauer remains on leave, but Officer Steven Graff and Sgt. James Rothrock have retuned to duty. Perkasie Borough Police Chief Joseph Gura told Keeler that he could not comment on the findings of Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler because of pending litigation. He was quoted that he would start an investigation "to see if there's any violation of our general orders" and if discipline is needed against any of the officers. "After that is done, we will …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Luma and her husband were ejected from their motorcycle after being hit by a car on Saturday
Sharon Luma, 46, Towamencin Township's executive secretary, has died from injuries suffered during a two-vehicle accident Saturday evening in Longswamp Township. According to The Kutztown Area Patriot, Luma was pronounced dead at 3:40 p.m. May 14 by Dr. Rona Altares at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. Her husband, Timothy, remains in critical condition at Lehigh Valley Hospital. According to the article, the Lumas were wearing helmets and eye protection when they were ejected from their motorcycle after it was hit by 20-year-old Macungie woman Alexa Nisiotis. See more:
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Go ahead. Take a day to plan.
1. A hot chocolate sale and bake sale takes place tomorrow for The Harris Family, the recent fire victims on Bellows Way. The event goes from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 107 Tree Line Drive, Montgomery Township, at the corner of Halloway Circle. 2. The annual bridal show, sponsored by Holiday Inn Lansdale and Harleysville Bridal, takes place tomorrow from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the hotel at 1750 Sumneytown Pike, Kulpsville, PA 19443. There is a request for a $3 donation for City of Hope. The show will begin at 2:30 p.m., and feature local bridal vendors and a production by Journey Productions. There will also be giveaways, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. You can also tour the newly renovated hotel. 3. Reserve your spot by tomorrow …
Friday, December 30, 2011
Donations may be made in Miss Senator’s name to Grand View Hospice, 700 Lawn Ave., Sellersville, PA 18960
Mildred Rae Senator died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, in Belle Haven Nursing Home, Quakertown, after a long illness. She was 80. Born February 17, 1931, in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Morris and Betty Segal Senator. She graduated from Philadelphia High School for Girls in 1949, earned a bachelor of science in education in 1953 and a master of science in education in 1954 from the University of Pennsylvania. She also attended the University of Valencia in Spain, the University of Guadalajara in Mexico, and the Sorbonne in Paris and studied and taught at the University of Puerto Rico. After brief employment as a translator for Burpee Seeds, she was offered a job as a long-term substitute teacher at the former North Wales High …
Thursday, September 8, 2011
The Towamencin man is accused of killing his 3-month-old son in June.
Towamencin resident Jameel East has pleaded not guilty in the June death of his 3-month-old son, Enzo East, according to the Lansdale Reporter. East was charged with killing his son in June after a caseworker with Montgomery County Children and Youth informed police that the infant had been transported to Lansdale Hospital after sustaining severe head trauma. The infant was later medevaced to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. An autopsy revealed that Enzo had died from multiple skull fractures and blunt force trauma to the head. According to the affidavit of probable cause, police initially interviewed East about his son's death June 25. At that time, East stated that Enzo had been "…
Friday, May 13, 2011
How have you handled talking to your children about this tragedy?
Dear Moms and Dads, During this incredibly difficult time, I would first like to express my deepest sympathies to the entire Kauffman family, their friends and the community. My heart also goes out to each and every parent out there who now, undoubtedly, is grieving and worrying for the safety of all of our children. I would like to hear how you are handling talking with your kids of all ages about 9-year-old Skyler Kauffman's tragic death and the circumstances surrounding it. Personal safety is one of those things we each talk about with our children in our own ways at different times as they grow and mature. I know that we as a family are taking this time to stress to our children how truly important it is to follow the rules we have…