Thursday, May 9, 2013
Chick-fil-A, Jim's Buffet, Pumpernick's, Subway, Whole Foods, Wings to Go, and more inspected in April.
The Montgomery County Health Department in April conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Montgomery Township. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Two accidents Saturday afternoon in Towamencin Township and Montgomery Township resulted in Medevac for injured individuals.
Two major accidents with entrapment occurred Saturday at opposite ends of the North Penn School District. At around 2:15 p.m., Fire Department of Montgomery Township responded to a vehicle accident at Route 309 and Hartman Road. The accident closed northbound 309 for more than two hours. The vehicle was found on its side, with one person trapped, according to MontcoAlerts. JeffStat was called in to transport the injured individual. Around the same time, a major accident closed Old Forty Foot Road on the 2000 block in Towamencin Township. A vehicle hit a tree and overturned, trapping two individuals and leaving one of them unconscious, according to Towamencin Township Fire reports. Stay tuned for more details.
Sunday, December 16, 2012
The lights are untangled and the wreaths are hung — Christmastime is here
Neighbors in Lansdale, Towamencin, Hatfield, North Wales and Montgomery have brightened up their houses for the Christmas season. Patch snapped pictures of some homes in all their decked-out glory this weekend. Upload your own photos of your house to the gallery.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Unidentified man allegedly threatened his mother with a handgun, causing her to flee the home, then took his own life; Village at Neshaminy Falls cordoned off by police for much of Wednesday afternoon
A lengthy police standoff prompted by a domestic dispute in Montgomery Township ended Wednesday afternoon with the discovery that a 47-year-old township man had taken his own life. Montgomery Township police said the man, whom they did not identify, had pointed a handgun at his mother following an argument Wednesday morning. The man's mother arrived at the township police department at about 10:30 a.m., police said, and informed them of the situation. She told police that she had been unable to call 9-1-1 because her son had disconnected the telephone at the residence and threatened her with the gun when she attempted to reconnect it. She then fled the home in fear of her life, she told police. Police and units from the Central Montgomery …
Monday, November 26, 2012
The accident occurred Saturday evening at Routes 152 and 113. The victims are Mary E. Dodds, 49, of Montgomery Township, and Stacy Byrne, 32, of Croydon
Monday 12:51 a.m. Update The victims in Saturday's fatal accident in Silverdale Borough have been identified. The driver of the Chevrolet Cavalier was identified as Stacy Byrne, 32, of Prospect Avenue of Croydon, police said. The driver of the Toyota Camry — which hit the Cavalier from behind, struck a rock and went airborne — is identified as Mary E. Dodds, 49, of the 100 block of Damson Lane, Montgomery Township, police said. The passenger in the Cavalier who was injured was Byrne's husband, Ian Byrne. Ian Byrne was treated at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Earlier Story The names of the driver of a Chevy Cavalier and the driver of a Toyota Camry, who were killed at the scene of an accident Saturday evening at Routes 152 and 113 in Silverdale …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
If residents and businesses can document damage due to Hurricane Sandy, then permit fees will be waived. The township still requires necessary paperwork in order to document the damages in the zoning and planning office
Montgomery Township has approved some charity for township residents and businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy. In a 4-0-1 vote, supervisors Monday approved the waiving of permit fees associated with building permit applications for repairs associated with damage from the storm. "Any business or resident that comes in and can document to our department that damage sustained to their property was due to the storm that recently went through, this would give us the authority to waive the permit fee for the work to be completed," said zoning director Bruce Shoupe. "It doesn't waive the requirement for getting them to fill out the proper paperwork so we can document it. There's still a need for the permit and we have to go through the process …