A free workshop by Audry Cupo with easy tips to help eliminate clutter from your home.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Professional organizer to host a free workshop in Montgomeryville.
Spring cleaning and wish you could manage the clutter? Impact Thrift Stores in Montgomeryville is hosting a free workshop on eliminating clutter in your home. The workshop by Audrey Cupo, a professional organizer, will last an hour on June 8 beginning at noon. Learn more about the workshop and how to RSVP here.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
In a few simple steps, you can publicize your sale and attract more people.
Do you have a massive amount of used books, dishes, clothes, gadgets, etc. that you hope to sell at your summer garage sale or the neighborhood yard sale? Post the event on Montgomeryville-Lansdale Patch to get the word out. First, make sure you're a registered user on the site (all you need is a name and an e-mail address) and then you can upload your own event. Once you log in, scroll to the bottom of the home page and select "Put an event on the calendar"under the contribute category. In the event template, give your sale a name — possibly with the street name in the title — and be sure to include the date and time of your event. Enter an address so people know where to go and tell us a little about the sale in the description. Feel …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Graf Engineers, Traffic Planning and Design, and Boucher and James were awarded contracts Monday night for preliminary work for the future recreation community center at Stump and Horsham roads.
An engineering firm from Lansdale, a traffic planning firm from Pottstown, and a landscape architect from Doylestown—the last two being current Montgomery Township-contracted agencies—were awarded contracts Monday night by supervisors for the planning, development, and construction of a future community recreation center at Stump and Horsham roads. According to Dan Sokil of The Reporter, Graf Engineers, in Lansdale was awarded a $106,000 contract for site engineering. Traffic Planning and Design, based in Pottstown, is the contracted township traffic engineer. TPD will contract $20,000 for traffic studies related to the project, Sokil wrote. Finally, Doylestown landscape architectural firm Boucher and James was awarded a $12,000 contract …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Sarah Nodecker, of Montgomery Township; Jeremiah White, of Pottstown; and Richard Stroud, of Hatfield, had all charges against them held at a preliminary hearing March 15 in Montgomeryville court.
The two men and teenage girl involved in the alleged tasing, robbery and theft of a man on Trewigtown Road in Hatfield Township in February had all charges against them held for Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas arraignment in April at a March 15 preliminary hearing in Montgomeryville. Richard Stroud, 20, of Hatfield; Jeremiah White, 20, of Pottstown; and Sarah Nodecker, 19, of Montgomery Township, allegedly tased, robbed and stole the vehicle of a man who met them near Bethlehem Pike and Trewigtown Road on Feb. 24 to give them a test drive of a car he was selling, police said. The victim told police he met the three individuals in the area, in an attempt to sell them his car. When he gave the three a test drive, he was "suddenly …
Monday, March 25, 2013
This week's photo from our past in the North Penn area is of the location where 309 Cinema and various other stores are now located.
Do you remember cruising to the drive-in off Route 309 in Montgomeryville for a hot date or a night out with friends? Do you remember seeing "Gremlins," "Texas Chainsaw Massacre," "E.T." or "Star Wars" for the first time? Can you imagine seeing lightsabers and Darth Vader on a big screen as you drive down 309? This photo was posted by Jim Garrahan on the "Old Images of Montgomery County PA" Facebook page. It is an aerial photo of the 309 Drive-In in Montgomery Township on April 8, 1978. Welsh Road is at the right, and English Village Shoppes is at the top. The drive-in screen is situated in the area where Whole Foods currently stands at the shopping center. Now, 309 Cinema is the draw for that location. Do you miss the drive-in? Where …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Homes to fit several different sizes of family budget are being shown in the area this weekend.
Twelve open houses are scheduled for this weekend in the Lansdale and Montgomeryville area, according to the listings on AOL Real Estate. Among them is 1617 Stonington Cir, North Wales. The four bedroom, three bath home built in 1990 features hardwood throughout and a gourmet kitchen with granite and a 6-burner Viking stove. It's offered at $675,000 and is open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 24. Also open Sunday is 205 Center Point Ln, Lansdale. The three bedroom, three bath home in Center Point Farm is offered at $319,900. Featuring a neutral design and open floor plan, this 2,367 square foot home will be shown from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. To find more open houses around the greater Philadelphia area, visit realestate.aol.com.
Friday, March 22, 2013
J. Reckner Associates, a marketing research company with an office in Montgomeryville, is moving to Chalfont.
Marketing research company J. Reckner Associates has announced that it will be closing their Montgomeryville location. Reckner began as a Philadelphia field location for a major market research company in 1978, according to the company's website. In 1991, founder Jane Reckner purchased the company and began expanding. In an e-mail from Peter Grubb, facility manager for J. Reckner, he explained that the Montgomeryville location, located at 589 Bethlehem Pike, was beginning to "show its age" and that Reckner "simply out grew" the space. The new location will be at 1600 Manor Dr. in Chalfont. Learn more information about Reckner on their website.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Celebrate the First Day of Spring at Rita's with free Italian ice!
What does the first day of spring mean to you? Warmer weather? Longer days? Or Free Rita's Ice? On Wednesday, March 20, between noon and 9 p.m., stop by your local Rita's for a free Italian Ice. Rita's stores have been participating in this first day of spring tradition for 20 years, according to their website. Get your free First Day of Spring Italian Ice at: Rita's Water Ice, 762 Horsham Rd, Montgomeryville Ritas Water Ice, 214 N Broad St, Lansdale
Thursday, March 14, 2013
New donation processing center helps keeps all Impact Thrift stores stocked.
Impact Thrift Stores, with a store in Montgomeryville, has opened a new corporate center, which includes the corporate processing and recycling center. The new center opened in November and all processing - sorting, cleaning, tagging - of donating items happens here. Jill Tarabar, Assistant Director of Business Development, said the new center steam lines the processing process, and helps keep each store stock with what their customers are looking for. For instance, if the Montgomeryville store is low on women's size 10 pants, they can have more shipped to them. At the processing center, all small electronic items and all small items with a plug (lamps, coffeemakers, etc) are tested to make sure they are still in good working order before …