Friday, March 1, 2013
Thomas Tucci Jr., 36, of Cricklewood Circle, is accused of giving a minor female marijuana and Percocet, and then sexually assaulting her in his home.
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Friday, March 1
A Montgomery Township man, who allegedly sexually assaulted a minor girl in his home and gave her marijuana and Percocet, which caused unconsciousness, waived his preliminary hearing Thursday morning in Montgomeryville district court, according to Mike Goldberg of The Reporter. Thomas A. Tucci Jr., 36, of the 200 block of Cricklewood Circle, faces a felony count of corruption of minors, two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, one misdemeanor count of indecent assault and one misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of children, according to court records. Goldberg reported that Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Samantha Cauffman withdrew a misdemeanor charge of reckless endangerment…
Thursday, February 28, 2013
A compilation of links to the recent Montgomery County Health Department food service establishment inspections from December through February in Lansdale, Towamencin, Montgomery Township, Hatfield, North Wales, Souderton, Upper Gwynedd and Franconia
Here's a collection of links to the recent Montgomery County health inspection reports for the North Penn region. The Montgomery County Health Department in December conducted inspections of food-service establishments in the Lansdale Borough. Click each facility's name within each link to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report. Subscribe to our free daily newsletter | Follow us on Facebook | Follow us @LansdalePatch| Follow us on Instagram | Check out our YouTube page|
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Valentine's Day is tomorrow, pick up your flowers, chocolates and more at Whole Foods North Wales 'Lover's Lane.'
Forgot Valentine's Day? No problem! Fresh flowers, including beautiful roses, chocolates, cakes, and gifts are available at Whole Foods North Wales in register 1, their "Lover's Lane."
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Montgomery Commons Shopping Center, Giant, Costco, Saladworks, and Ooka just some of the Montgomeryville food service establishments inspected by the Montgomery County Department of Health
The Montgomery County Health Department in January 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. Want to see more health inspection reports from January? Click here to read the most recent health inspections in Lansdale Borough.
Friday, January 18, 2013
The Montgomeryville and Chalfont stores will close in mid-February, due to low sales
The Bottom Dollar Food stores in Montgomeryville and Chalfont will close by mid-February. Delhaize Group, which owns Bottom Dollar Food and Food Lion, announced Thursday that it is also closing 33 Sweetbay stores in Florida and eight Food Lion stores in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. About 2,000 employees will be displaced in the closures. Chief Financial Officer Pierre Bouchet said the Bottom Dollar Food stores were “loss-making stores.” The closure of the three Bottom Dollars — the third is in Reading — and the Sweetbay and Food Lion stors will bring in about $40 million in underlying profits, according to Delhaize America. The nearest Bottom Dollar Food will soon be in Ambler Borough, where a store development is in the …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
SETPA will adjust trip times for Routes 94 and 132
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Take SEPTA to and from Montgomeryville? Your routes are safe. SEPTA announced Wednesday that Routes 94 and 132 will not be eliminated as part of a plan to make up for lost county funding. There are changes, however, that benefit evening shift workers and Montgomery County Community College students, according to PhillyBurbs.com. According to PhillyBurbs.com, the greatest change on Routes 94 and 132 will be on Sundays, as service will be limited due to low ridership. The Route 94 is to and from Montgomery Mall and Chestnut Hill, with stops at Montgomery County Community College and Ambler. Route 132 is the route for Telford, Montgomery Mall and Lansdale. Changes go into effect Feb. 17, 2013. Here are the proposed changes, which have yet to …
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Jumpin’ Jack's Inflatable Playland and Party Center, 777 Schwab Road, Hatfield, will hold a Snowflake Project from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children can decorate a paper snowflake for the school being attended by Sandy Hook children in January
1. Jumpin’ Jack's Inflatable Playland and Party Center, 777 Schwab Road, Hatfield, will hold a Snowflake Project from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children can decorate a paper snowflake for the school being attended by Sandy Hook children in January. 2. Today is the last day to enjoy the Lansdale Business Association Holiday Tree Display at 311 W. Main St., Lansdale, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 3. The Water Gallery in Lansdale holds a Holiday Trunk Show, with specials on jewelry and fine gifts, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. There will be live music, song, cookies and beverages. Purchase Celtic music CDs while you are there. 4. Mrs. Santa will be at Coffeehead in Kulpsville from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Have some fun, cookies and milk. Santa Claus will be escorted …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Kimmel Bogrette Architecture + Site presented Monday night proposed plans for a community and recreation center at Stump and Horsham roads. Township Manager Larry Gregan outlined the potential financial plan to pay for it all
Montgomery Township Supervisors have a vision for a regional community and recreation center at Stump and Horsham roads, presented a public meeting Monday by contracted firm Kimmel-Bogrette Architecture + Site. The vision is this: a 39,000-square-foot, two-story facility with a gymnasium with two full basketball courts, two flex-space community rooms with a kitchen, a child watch area, a weight/cardio room, a youth lounge, a cafe, two exercise rooms, a suspended walking/jogging track, three multipurpose studio spaces and a senior citizen activity room. Things the vision doesn't include: a pool, library space and a skate park. The township plans to fund the proposed project for 21 years without any need for a tax increase. "On Nov. 8, we …
Monday, December 3, 2012
After decades of planning and construction, the Route 202 Parkway opened Monday afternoon with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
A collective sigh of relief seemed to emanate from the public officials gathered at the 202 Parkway's ribbon-cutting ceremony on the George Niblock Bridge in Warrington. After decades of planning, shelving of the plans, debates over new plans, funding issues and, finally, construction, the feeling of accomplishment running through the crowd has been a long time coming. Representatives from local, county and state offices gave remarks that held common themes of gratitude at the cooperation among the different parties involved in the planning and execution, and optimism that the new road will bring much-needed relief to traffic congestion between the two sections of Bucks and Montgomery counties. "This road is a model of what can happen when…
Friday, November 9, 2012
PECO reports downed wire as the cause. Repairs will be done in next coupe of hours. Several traffic lights reported to be out of service.
9:30 p.m. Update PECO is reporting power is restored as of 8:45 p.m. The downed wire was in the area of Route 202 and Route 309. Readers reported outages as far as Route 152 and Route 202 in Chalfont, and to past Hatfield Ice on County Line Road in Colmar. There were also outages reported in Montgomery Commons Shopping Center at North Wales Road and Welsh Road in Montgomery Township. 7:41 p.m. Update PECO representative Liz Williamson said a downed wire is the cause of the outage. A location has not be specified. Repairs should be done "within the next couple of hours." Outages are reported in Chalfont Borough and in areas of Hatfield Township. Last updated 7:20 p.m. Patch is monitoring reports of numerous power outages in the North Penn …