Saturday, December 22, 2012
Share photos and videos of your community with your neighbors.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Got a cute picture of your dog in the park? Did you snap a pic of some rare bird perched in a tree outside your favorite coffeeshop? Drive by an accident and took a picture or video? Did you record your customers talking about your business and want people to know about it? Just have something to say or something to share with the community? This is the place - The Neighborhood Gallery. Upload your pictures and videos whenever you wish!
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Matthew Knoebel is a Penndale seventh grader currently battling leukemia at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Knoebel's neighbors came together to hold a bake sale fundraiser in Lansdale Saturday
In 1974, Hatfield resident Melissa Garvin was much like Lansdale resident Matthew Knoebel. Garvin, pushing 43, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at age 3. Knoebel, 12, a Penndale Middle School seventh-grader, is battling Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. "I'm a longtime survivor myself," Garvin said. "I was diagnosed before my fourth birthday. The reason I came was I saw the Patch article. I had to stop by. Cancer doesn't have to beat you." Garvin was one of more than 80 people that stopped at the Pine Street home of Brad and Kaitlin Horner Saturday for a bake sale and hot choclate fundraiser for Knoebel. Knoebel resides a block away on Poplar Street. The event was organized by four families…
Monday, August 6, 2012
Sharon Dean, of Highland Avenue, is worried about "the type of people" that Manna on Main Street could attract when it moves near her neighborhood with the Lansdale Collaborative Project. She brought her concerns to Lansdale's public safety committee
Highland Avenue resident Sharon Dean has no problem with the proposed future location of Manna on Main Street as part of the Lansdale Collaborative Project, proposed on the former site of Lans-Bowl on East Main Street. What she does have a problem with, she said, is the type of people that will be in and out of her neighborhood. Dean, who appeared with other residents before the committee last month, brought her concerns to the Lansdale Public Safety Committee last Wednesday. In the end, Lansdale Police Chief Robert McDyre told her that the borough cannot prevent a landowner from building what it wants within code and ordinance, but it can be proactive in making sure problems don't happen in the neighborhood. There is also a plan in the …
Monday, February 20, 2012
Bridle Path Elementary families and neighbors of John and Linda Carlson held a bake sale fundraiser Sunday on Meadow Glen Road
Diets were put on hold and sweet tooths had a field day Sunday, all in the name of charity. Bridle Path Elementary families, as well as neighbors and friends of John and Linda Carlson, came together Sunday in Montgomery Township at a bake sale fundraiser at 1 Meadow Glen Road - home of Zak Jackson - to collect donations for the Carlsons. Two tables in front of the Jackson home were filled with cups of hot cocoa, brownies, a plethora of cookies in many varieties, brookies (cookies baked into brownies), Rice Krispies treats, pretzel sticks dipped in white chocolate, candy bars and more delectable pastries. At the close of the fundraiser at 3:30 p.m., $3,636 was raised for the family. Fire Department of Montgomery Township made an appearance…