Friday, April 12, 2013
Thomas Troy Young, allegedly cut and stabbed the throat, face, back and lung of a woman with a kitchen knife in her Hatfield home, leaving her to die in her bathroom. Young's bail remains at $1 million.
A Hatfield man in county prison on $1 million bail waived an attempted murder charge to Montgomery County court Friday morning in Souderton. Thomas Troy Young, 49, of Hatfield, also waived two charges of felony aggravated assault, two counts of simple assault, reckless endangerment, two counts of possessing an instrument of crime and terroristic threats at the preliminary hearing. The hearing in Souderton District Court was presided over by Lansdale District Court Judge Harold Borek. Young will be arraigned in county court on May 22. Represented by attorney Tim Woodward, Young had more charges added by police on April 11. Representatives from the Domestic Abuse Response Team at Laurel House were present at the hearing: Stacy Sweinhart and …
Friday, August 31, 2012
Pau Chau, 25, faces 11 charges, including felony robbery and assault, in connection with the armed robbery of employees outside LumenOptix in Montgomery Township in March
Montgomery Township Police nabbed Cleveland Ford Jr. two weeks ago for his alleged role in the armed robbery of three LumenOptix employees on March 30, 2012. Now, police said they have his alleged accomplice — Pau Chau, 25, of Philadelphia. Chau was arrested by Montgomery Township Police on August 30 on the following charges: Chau was arraigned Aug. 30 before District Judge Andrea Duffy, who set bail at $100,000 cash, according to court records. Chau remains incarcerated at Montgomery County Prison in lieu of bail. A preliminary hearing is set for Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. before Duffy. According to court records, this is Chau's first and only criminal offense in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia. Police said Chau and Ford …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Students organized a march and chant outside resigning principal Timothy Quinn's home last week
Outgoing Lansdale Catholic Principal Timothy Quinn, who announced last month that he was stepping down from his position, got a surprise outside his home last Wednesday. According to North Penn Life, a group of 40 students, graduates, staff and teachers got behind a Facebook event planned by 2011 graduate Kaitlyn Heger, 19, and her sister, Megan, 16. The students organized at Lansdale Catholic and then walked two blocks to Quinn's home where they stood in the street, while singing the alma mater and shouting "We are LC." Check out a video of the event at The Reporter Online at this link.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Ansord Rashied, 32, of Wallace Place, is also wanted in Whitemarsh Township for burglary. He may be staying in the Norristown or Collegeville area
Lansdale Police are searching for a Philadelphia man wanted for evading police during a high-speed pursuit in March. Ansord Rashied, 32, of the 4700 block of Wallace Place, Philadelphia, also has an active warrant for burglary in Whitemarsh Township. Police believe Rashied may be residing in the Norristown or Collegeville area. Police said that on March 31, 2012 at 8 p.m., police responded to 639 South Broad Street to investigate a suspicious auto, identified as a dark blue 2003 Honda Pilot. A police officer approached and spoke with the driver of the Pilot, identified as Rashied, police said. As a second officer arrived on scene, Rashied took off at a high rate of speed southbound on Broad Street, police said. Lansdale Police pursued the …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Joshua Siringhaus, of Upper Gwynedd, and Kristin Leidy, of Hatfield Borough, were the two culprits in numerous daytime burglaries in several Montgomery and Bucks County municipalities, police said
An Upper Gwynedd man, who was convicted of and had spent time in prison for numerous burglaries in 2003 in Franconia and Lower Salford townships, has been nabbed again for alleged numerous daytime burglaries by Hatfield Township Police, along with his alleged female accomplice from Hatfield Borough. The female accomplice was convicted in 2007 on felony receiving stolen property charges in Hatfield Township and spent time in prison on the charges. Both have been charged in connection with numerous daytime burglaries since March in several Montgomery and Bucks County municipalities, according to police. Joshua Ryan Siringhaus, 31, of the 1600 block of Supplee Road, Upper Gwynedd, and Kristin Anne Leidy, of the 500 block of South Main Street…
Monday, April 30, 2012
A small group of residents will participate in the inaugural 1,700 mile relay march from West Point to Dallas.
A small group of local residents will join thousands of other Americans in a 27-day, 1,700-mile relay march, which aims to place an added emphasis on the meaning of Memorial Day while simultaneously generating funding for existing non-profit veteran support organizations. Organized by Carry The Load, a non-profit organization founded by three former Navy SEALs, the 1,700-mile journey will be broken down into 350 five-mile segments, which will then be walked by individuals and groups until they connect with the next party. The relay will make its way through the southern portion of Montgomery County at 10 p.m. on May 3, with Danielle Kelly, Jackie DeWaters, Jeremy Sawvet and Ray Petrillia carrying the load from Philmont Avenue in …
Saturday, March 12, 2011
The annual effort to get kids active coincides with the NCAA basketball tournament
Each year, Bridle Path Elementary hosts a "March Madness" event, aimed at getting kids active and away from their computers and video games. "It's something fun for the kids, in the spirit of the (NCAA) tournament," said Beth Staab, whose nine-year-old-son Colinn was participating in the 5-on-5 half court competition. The evening featured multiple basketball games, snacks for the kids, and plenty of parents who were more than happy to see their children playing and running around. Please enjoy our photo gallery, and if you have pictures of your own, feel free to add them. For additional photos, please visit the Lansdale Patch on Facebook!
Saturday, March 5, 2011
A look at some of the biggest games coming out this month
It's the first week of March, and it's time to take a look at the games you should have your eye on. Whether you're a PC, console, or handheld gamer, you're likely to find something interesting. Here are some of the biggest game releases scheduled for March 2011: You've heard of World of Warcraft (unless you're living under a rock). Well, Rift is the newest fantasy MMO (massively-multiplayer online) game that's touted to give World of Warcraft a run for its money. For those unfamiliar with the genre, MMOs are games which take place in a veritable online alternate reality. The worlds are huge and house thousands of gamers online simultaneously. It's generally as social as gaming gets, as people are encouraged to band together to accomplish …
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At the last indoor First Friday at the North Penn YMCA, hundreds of families enjoyed themselves Friday night with workout routines, moon bounces, humor from the Phillie Phanatic and tons of demonstrations and free swag. Montgomeryville-Lansdale Patch was there. Were you? Additional photos can be found at http://www.facebook.com/lansdalepatch Others will debut on this Thursday's Viewfinder feature!