Monday, April 15, 2013
In addition, Montgomery Township Officer Dan Rose ran in the marathon in name of Plymouth Officer Brad Fox. Please contact email@example.com or inbox us on our Facebook page with any updates on runners.
Of the 22 local runners in Monday's Boston Marathon, 14 have been confirmed to be safe. All runners registered from Souderton are safe. Also safe is Pennbrook Middle School guidance counselor James Clancy. Two have been confirmed dead and, according to the Boston Globe, more than 100 injured in the explosion at Copley Square. Google Person Finder is tracking about 100 records of people in the Boston Marathon explosion. Futhermore, Montgomery Township Officer Dan Rose ran the marathon in the name of fallen Plymouth Township Officer Brad Fox. Rose has been confirmed safe. As of 11:59 p.m. Monday, the following persons confirmed safe are: Please update Patch on the statuses of other local runners in the comments below, email lansdale@patch.…
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
12-year-old Bailey O'Neill, who died from injuries sustained during a playground bullying incident, will be honored by the Philadelphia Phillies during their home game against the Red Sox on May 29.
The Philadelphia Phillies have announced they will dedicate their home game on May 29 to the memory of 12-year-old Bailey O'Neill, who died as a result of injuries sustained during a playground bullying incident in March. "We extended the invite to the O'Neill family, and they graciously accepted," said Scott Palmer, Public Affairs Director for the Philadelphia Phillies. "Now we're working on planning out the rest of the day." Bailey's father, Robert, was overjoyed to hear the news that his son—a staunch Phillies fan—would be honored by his favorite team. “This is wonderful news, and we’re so thankful for the Phillies to reach out to our family and dedicate a home game to Bailey’s memory," said Robert O'Neill. "It’s so exciting that people…
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Carolyn M. Blum, 74, of Harleysville, had 11 children, 25 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren and was a paint specialist at Ace Hardware in Harleysville
Tuesday Update North Wales Police have identified the woman who succumbed to injuries from a fall at North Wales Elementary Saturday morning as Carolyn M. Blum, 74, of Harleysville. According to The Reporter, Blum was with her daughter Diane at the Mommy Market on Saturday, when she fell down a flight of stairs, hitting her head on the floor. According to her tribute, Blum was a paint specialist at Ace Hardware in Harleysville and was leader of the Montgomery County 4-H Poultry Club "Birds of a Different Feather." Blum was also the mother-in-law of Lansdale Borough Solicitor Mark Hosterman. A funeral is set for Thursday at Salford Mennonite Church, 480 Groff's Mill Road, Lower Salford from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Interment is Friday morning at …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
The body of George Hobensack was found after an early-morning house fire on Fort Bevon Road
Updated at 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 1: George Hobensack, 47, was found dead in his home on the 2000 block of Fort Bevon Road in Skippack after a fire broke out around midnight on Jan. 1. The cause and origin of the fire are being investigated, and the death is not considered suspicious at this time, according to thePennsylvania State Police. Montgomery County Detective Bureau and Coroner, Skippack, Worcester, Harleysville, Lower Providence and Upper Gwynedd Fire Departments, Skippack and Harleysville EMS, and the North Penn Good Will were on the scene. Original Story: One male was found dead after a house fire on the 2000 block of Ft. Bevon Road in Skippack early on New Year’s Day, according to The Reporter. Skippack Fire Chief Haydn Marriott IV …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
A vehicle overturned into the woods off Skippack Pike near Kerr Road around 3:30 a.m., killing driver Keith Howe, 22
Thursday, September 27, 2012
A three-car collision occurred Thursday morning at Bethlehem Pike and Advance Lane in Hatfield Township. One man was pronounced dead at the scene and a second driver was airlifted for medical treatment.
UPDATE 10:45 P.M. Dr. Walter Hofman, coroner of Montgomery County, has identified the victim in the Thursday morning crash as Nathaniel Rocque, 25, of Quakertown. UPDATE THURSDAY 2 P.M. The male driver of a red Toyota Corolla died at the scene of an accident Thursday morning at Bethlehem Pike and Advance Lane in Hatfield. According to Dan Sokil of The Reporter, the driver was northbound on Bethlehem Pike/Route 309 and drifted into the inside southbound lane. The car was hit head-on by a silver Subaru Forester that was southbound on 309, according to the article. The female driver of the Forester was removed by firefighters from Hatfield, Hilltown and Colmar fire companies, along with Volunteer Medical Service Corps of Lansdale, according …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The cause of death of Natalie Marella, 26, of Ambler, is still undetermined pending toxicology testing.
The body that was discovered Wednesday along a cornfield in New Hanover has been identified as 26-year-old Natalie Marella, of Ambler, according to a press release from the Montgomery County District Attorney's office. New Hanover Police initially responded to a report on Monday morning that a local farmer had discovered the body of a white woman at 2471 Little Road, near the intersection of Renninger Road. An autopsy was conducted on Wednesday evening, but the cause and manner of death remain undertermined pending the results of toxicology testing. According to Marella's Facebook page, she was most recently employed as a model at F.A.B. Modeling, and she graduated from Pennsylvania Institute of Technology in 2006 as a certified clinical …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Eight Pennsylvania residents have suffered heat-related deaths since last week's heat wave
A 71-year-old Lansdale woman has died as a result of last week's heat wave, according to WHYY Newsworks.org. Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Walter Hofman said the woman was found dead July 3. The cause of death was heart disease with heat stress as a contributing cause, according to Newsworks. A second woman from Rockledge, aged 57, also died as a result of last week's heat wave, according to the WHYY article. The Rockledge womanw as found dead July 2. According to The Intelligencer of Doylestown, neither woman's home had air conditioning. At least eight Pennsylvania residents have suffered heat-related deaths, according to Newsworks.
The Bryn Mawr man may have been dead for nearly two months, according to Radnor Township police
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Sam Strike
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
A Bryn Mawr man from Highland Lane accused of raping a 17-year-old Souderton Borough girl he met on the Internet committed suicide six to eight weeks ago but was only just discovered dead, according to Radnor Township police. On Saturday, July 7, the body of 63-year-old Robert Hendricks, who lived in the 300 block, was removed from the home, Radnor Commissioner John Nagle wrote in an email to constituents on Monday. In early May, a girl from Souderton told police that she met Hendricks online, sent him nude photos of herself, and was raped when she came to his Radnor Township home. According to Lt. Andrew Block of the Radnor Township Police Department, the county Medical Examiner found that Hendricks shot himself approximately six to eight…
Monday, July 9, 2012
Lisa, a hound and mini-pinscher mix, was found by an unknown person walking through the woods to Freddy Hill Farms
Lisa, the hound and mini-pinscher mix, who was last seen at 7 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, was found dead in the woods by her home. Lisa's owners, Mary, Mike, Zach, Nicole and Bear Jayes, reported she was very close to her home when she was discovered Thursday by an unknown person walking through the woods to get to Freddy Hill Farms in Towamencin. The family believed Lisa was kicked in the head by the deer she was chasing. The family said her body was already in the decomposition stage. If it weren’t for her collar, we would have not been able to identify her," stated the family in an email to Lansdale Patch. "(We are) grateful to the woman who notified us so we no longer have to search for her. She is at peace and died doing the thing she …