Friday, May 24, 2013
The Mother's Day fire at 189 and 185 Wissahickon Avenue displaced, among others, a single mother and her two sons.
Upper Gwynedd Township Fire Marshal Jeffrey Tomczak could find no specific point of origin for the fire that damaged 189 and 185 Wissahickon Avenue twin home on the night of Mother’s Day. The May 12 fire displaced a single mother and her two sons. According to the marshal’s report, there “were two items that were unable to be ruled out as potential causes of the fire.” Tomczak reported that there was no malice intended on the part of any involved parties. This means the origin is “undetermined” and the cause of the fire was accidental, according to the report.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Indian Crest Middle School, Suspenders, Alice Bakery, Freddy Hill Farms and more inspected in April.
The Montgomery County Health Department in April conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Franconia, North Wales and Towamencin. 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. Franconia Franconia Mennonite Church, 613 Harleysville Pike, 4/12/2013 Hendricks Farms & Dairy, 202 Green Hill Road, 4/26/2013 Indian Crest Middle School, 139 Harleysville Pike, 4/26/2013 JBS Company Store, 249 Allentown Rd, 4/12/2013 Souderton Mennonite Homes, 207 W Summit St, 4/11/2013 Suspenders, 104 Allentown Rd, 4/23/2013 North Wales Alice Bakery, 129 S. Main Street, 4/17/2013 Papa John's #1591, 123 S. Main Street, 4/26/2013 Wawa Food Market #96, 708 …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Upper Gwynedd Police are investigating a reported child luring incident that occurred in a wooded area of the Parkside Place walking trail near Beaver Street and Sumneytown Pike Thursday night.
"Hey little girl ... I want to talk to you ..." Upper Gwynedd Police reported Friday that that statement was uttered by a white male standing in a wooded area on the Parkside Place trail to a 14-year-old girl Thursday at 8:10 p.m. near Beaver Street and Sumneytown Pike in the township, right before North Wales Borough. Police said the girl was walking on the sidewalk toward Beaver Street from Parkside Place. The man stepped out from a secluded wooded area near the Parkside Place walking trail, police said. The man attempted to talk to the girl by asking her where she was going and what her name was, police said. The girl sped up her pace, and he kept pace right with her, police said. She then took off her shoes and ran across Sumneytown …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
How did your favorites fair during their March health inspections?
The Montgomery County Health Department in March conducted inspections of food-service establishments in the Hatfield, North Wales, and Lower Salford areaa. 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. Hatfield Twp. Lower Salford North Wales
Get a sneak peak at the new Bonefish Grill and support The ALS Association.
Bonefish Grill, with the newest location opening at 27 Airport Square in Montgomery Township on Monday, May 20, is partnering with the ALS Association for a special charity night. The special event, to be held May 18, will give locals a sneak peek into the area's newest restaurant, and the chance to enjoy the food and drinks before the doors open to the public. According to a press release from Bonefish Grille, "Ahi Tuna Sashimi, PEI Mussels Josephine and 'American Style' Kobe Beef Burgers, and the house specialty Bang Bang Shrimp" will be served, as well as "specialty martinis and cocktails, and samplings from the restaurant’s adventurous wine list." For tickets to the charity night, call Allison Walker at 215-643-5434 or online at www.…
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
New Wegmans location set to open in November.
Looking for a job? Wegmans, with their new location opening in the Montgomery Mall in November, is currently hiring for all positions, including full time, entry level management, culinary, restaurant help, customer service, and more. A full list of full and part time positions at the new location are listed on the Wegmans website, and interested candidates can apply through the website or at the hiring office, located at 713 Montgomery Mall in North Wales. Learn more on the Wegmans website or listen to the store manager discuss working for Wegmans.
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|
Friday, February 22, 2013
The brewers from Prism Brewing Company and Round Guys Brewing Co. have been nominated for Rising Star Award from StarChefs.com.
A few local craft breweries were nominated for StarChefs 2013 Philadelphia Rising Stars Award. In a letter from the features editor, Caroline Hatchett explained the StarChefs team visited 10 breweries and would announce the winner of the brewer award at the Feb. 21 Rising Stars gala at the Kimmel Center. Locally, Scott Rudich and Rich DiLiberto of Round Guys Brewing, in Lansdale, and Rob DeMaria of Prism Brewing Company, in Upper Gwynedd, were nominated for the award. In his article for StarChefs, Alex Kalaf described DeMaria of Prism Brewing Company as having an "off-beat humor" that is "as evident in his brewpub as it is in the beers." Learn more about their beers and where to find them on the Prism Beer website. Round Guys Brewing …
Jennifer Lawson of The Reporter wrote that the school board voted Thursday to amend the boundaries that affect about 48 students attending North Wales and Gwyn-Nor elementary schools
Friday, February 22
In September, about 48 elementary students will head to Pennbrook instead of Penndale Middle School, now that North Penn School Board has approved a new redistricting plan Thursday. According to Jennifer Lawson of The Reporter, the students attend North Wales and Gwyn-Nor elementary schools, and are at present part of the Penndale Middle School boundary. The areas affected by the redistricting include around North Wales and Morris roads, and North Wales and Welsh roads. Read more at this link.
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."