Thursday, February 28, 2013
Trappe restaurant owner is opening Oki Sushi in the North Penn Marketplace shopping center
The North Penn Marketplace at S. Valley Forge Road and Sumneytown Pike in Upper Gwynedd, will have a new tenant in early March. Oki Sushi, a new all-you-can-eat sushi restaurant, will open in early March, according to owner Kim Jollay. Jollay, owner of Trappe's Jasmine Asian House, said the new restaurant will be a new style buffet, where diners will pay one price and can order sushi, appetizers, and more. With no buffet table, Jollay explained that everything ordered will be made fresh with the benefits of an all-you-can-eat, where diners can try new items while still paying one price. She said they currently offer all you can eat sushi at Jasmine Asian House and it is very popular, with people traveling from as far as Harleysville and …
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 …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Priests from St. Stanislaus in Lansdale and Corpus Christi Church in Upper Gwynedd were 'surprised' at the news, and called Pope Benedict XVI's resignation an 'act of humility'
With the announcement Monday of Pope Benedict XVI resigning at the end of February due to failing health — something that has not occurred in more than 600 years — local priests of Catholic churches in the Montgomeryville-Lansdale area were first and foremost surprised at the news. "I was surprised to hear the announcement this morning, but I don't think it's a coincidence he announced it today, The World Day of the Sick on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes," said Father Philip Forlano, parochial vicar at St. Stanislaus Church in Lansdale. Forlano said Monday, Feb. 11 is the day where Catholics pray for the sick and recognize the face of Christ in the sick and suffering. He said these moments, as in the initial apparation of Our Lady of …
Montgomery County health inspection reports of food service establishments in Upper Gwynedd, Towamencin and Hatfield
The Montgomery County Health Department in December conducted inspections of food-service establishments in the North Penn area. 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. Upper Gwynedd Towamencin Hatfield Click here to read the January health inspection reports from Lansdale Borough and here for the health inspection reports from Montgomery Township.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Two people were trapped and later extricated by Upper Gwynedd Fire Co.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, February 1
Four vehicles were involved in a crash at Sumneytown Pike and Dickerson Road in Upper Gwynedd Friday morning, according to Geoff Patton of The Reporter. Deputy Police Chief David Poirier told The Reporter that two people were trapped and injured, and were extricated by Upper Gwynedd Fire Co. and taken by Volunteer Medical Service Corps of Lansdale to Lansdale Hospital, according to the article. View photos at this link.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
How did your favorite North Penn restaurants fare during their December health inspection?
Wednesday, January 23
The Montgomery County Health Department in November conducted inspections of food-service establishments in the North Penn area. 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. You can read previous health inspection reports for Lansdale Borough and Montgomery Township. UPPER GWYNEDD TOWAMENCIN HATFIELD
Monday, January 21, 2013
Claudio Antonio Anlas, 50, of the 1100 block of Bloomfield Circle, allegedly stole construction materials from an unfinished building on Towamencin Avenue on January 19
An Upper Gwynedd man was arrested and charged by Towamencin Township Police for allegedly stealing construction goods from an unfinished development on Towamencin Avenue Saturday night. Claudio Antonio Anlas, 50, of the 1100 block of Bloomfield Circle, is charged with felony burglary of an overnight accommodation, felony criminal trespassing and misdemeanor theft by unlawful taking, according to court records. A preliminary hearing is set for Jan. 29 at 9 a.m. Bail was set at $5,000 unsecured on Jan. 20 by District Judge John D. Kessler in Abington and Anlas was released, according to court records. Police said an officer on patrol at 9:53 p.m. January 19 on the 1000 block of Towamencin Avenue saw an unfamiliar vehicle parked next to the …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Joseph and Janet Swaim, of Upper Gwynedd, are hosting a beef and beer event for a family member battling cancer for the fourth time. Insurance will not fully cover medicine at $2,000 a month
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Tuesday, January 8
Marguerite Burke Miller is a cancer survivor three times over. Her battle is back again, in the form of Stage 4 ovarian cancer. Miller, an Archbishop Ryan alumnus and a mother of two living in Fort Myers, FL, has also been on dialysis ever since the chemotherapy damaged her kidneys. Miller is the cousin of Upper Gwynedd resident Joe Swaim, of Mifflin Drive. He and his wife Janet, along with Gina Burke Kuzemka of Somers Point, NJ, have organized a beef and beer benefit for Miller on Jan. 18 at The Waterfall Room by P&P Catering, 2791 Southampton Road, Philadelphia from 8 p.m. to midnight. Proceeds will go toward Miller's monthly cost of medicine — about $2,200. Insurance does not cover the cost of medications completely. Donations are being…
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 …