Sunday, November 18, 2012
A visual look at citizens celebrating an annual tradition that ushers the holiday season in the borough
You can't beat candy and Santa. You also can't beat community, as thousands packed West Main Street from Mitchell to Memorial Park Saturday for the 62nd Mardi Gras Parade in Lansdale. There were oohs, there were ahs, there was Santa Claus. This year, his elves were Towamencin volunteer firefighters, and his sleigh, Engine 76-4. He was paraded through town by the likes of North Penn Marching Band, Souderton's Big Red Band, Fairmount Fire Co., Hilltown Fire Co., Lansdale Cannoneers, North Penn YMCA (and Adventure Guides), 4-H Clubs, Mater Dei Catholic School, Knights 4 Life, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Brownies, cops, clowns and — literally — cheerleaders. The event ran 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and was organized by the Lansdale Mardi Gras …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Limerick Township police arrested several people taking pictures of Limerick Generating Station.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
According to a Facebook post Sunday from the Limerick Township Police Department, two officers were called to the Limerick Generating Station recently for a report of several trespassers. Sergeant Paul Marchese and Officer Tim DiGregorio arrived at the facility after a report that five people had walked beyond the “No Trespassing” signs and were taking pictures of the plant. The officers investigated and determined that all five subjects were from Costa Rica. Police said the five people told them they were shopping at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets when they saw the two towers and decided to go take pictures. The Facebook post said that the alleged trespassers' names were checked against current terrorism watch lists, and they did not …
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Police have notified Lower Salford Township and Telford Borough of the Tuesday incident
Franconia Township Police have informed area residents and the neighboring communities of Lower Salford Township and Telford Borough of a luring incident Tuesday afternoon. A 12-year-old girl was followed by a vehicle when she got off her school bus, and the driver pulled up next to her and asked her to pose for a picture. You can read more details on the incident at this link on 6abc.com.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Last month, Grace Mennonite Church held a wiffleball event, ushering in the first days of summer
From the archives of Montgomeryville-Lansdale Patch come these photos from last month's wiffleball event at Grace Mennonite Church in Lansdale.
Monday, April 18, 2011
It's Monday—and a drab one at that considering today's weather forecast. However, there's still some interesting things going on today to keep you happy.
Are you a regular Ansel Adams or Annie Leibovitz? The Lansdale Camera Club meets tonight at 7 p.m. at Lansdale Library, 301 Vine St., Lansdale. Say cheese! Montgomery County Community College holds its Spring Arts Celebration this week featuring an annual Art Student Exhibition. North Penn School District Safe Schools Task Force Committee meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Educational Services Center. The committee comprises school officials, educators, administrators and law enforcement officers, and it develops ways to prevent drug and alcohol abuse among students. Montgomery Elementary School and York Avenue Elementary School are practicing TV Turn Off Week. Students are asked to turn off TV and computer screens three to five days this week. …
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Where did our camera end up this week?
This week's Viewfinder captured people and students at the Pennfield Jazz Festival, Knapp Elementary Walk-a-thon and fundraiser, Montgomery Basketball Association's Mike Brooks Court Dedication, Lansdale Catholic's presentation of Bye Bye Birdie, and Lansdale's April First Friday on Main Street. Be sure to come back next Thursday for Montgomeryville-Lansdale Patch's Viewfinder. Maybe we'll catch you through our lens!
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Wachovia Bank, soon to become Wells Fargo Bank, shows its support of Lansdale through a historic display
Historic Lansdale has been taken to new heights recently. Walk into the Wachovia Bank on West Main Street in Lansdale – which will be come Wells Fargo Bank on April 16 – and you’ll find the Lansdale Athletic Association football team from 1894 staring down at you, including football pioneer Amos Alonzo Stagg. There’s also the Lehigh Valley transit trolley and the Montgomery Traction Company trolley captured through the lens at Susquehanna Avenue and West Main Street in 1902. In the background is the First National Bank of Lansdale. Coincidentally, that is the same location where these pictures are now featured, as part of a mural dedicated to Lansdale, Pennsylvania. The mural was installed March 15. These murals are part of a corporate …
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Our camera lens caught the sights at Immanuel Church's Hoops of Hope, a recent Towamencin accident and the Westboro Church counter-protest.
Our camera lens recently captured students raising money for African orphans at Immanuel Church of the Nazarene, police and fire officials investigating an accident, and counter-protesters ready to face down Westboro Baptist Church.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Were you captured in our lens this week?
Our camera lens captured excitement and faces at First Friday at North Penn YMCA March 4. Want to add a photo to the gallery? Sign up, sign in and post!
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Viewfinder is a look at people, places and things in our area over the past week.
This week's Viewfinder caught people enjoying themselves at a benefit in Lansdale as they raised money for a mother and son who were displaced by a fire in Horsham in January. Featured in the photos is local band Drop Anchor. Got a picture to share? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up, sign in and post to this gallery!