Friday, May 17, 2013
The two-vehicle accident occurred at Horsham and Stump roads in Montgomery Township.
A man suffered a head injury and was transported to Abington Memorial Hospital following a crash on eastbound Horsham Road near Stump Road Friday morning, according to The Reporter. The man was driving an Audi, which crashed into the rear of a utility truck that was stopped in traffic, the article states. Read more at this link.
Monday, March 4, 2013
A look back on our region's history via 'Old Images of Montgomery County' on Facebook
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Monday, March 4
This week's look back in time is at a very familiar intersection in Montgomery Township. This photo, courtesy of "Old Images of Montgomery County PA," is of Five Points then and now, looking down Horsham Road toward North wales Road. The photo was posted by Jimmy Fessler, according to the post. What do you remember of Five Points? Tell us in the comments! See more old North Penn photos at the "Old Images of Montgomery County PA" page on Facebook.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Giant Food Stores will present a conditional use application at a hearing in March for a 'Giant to Go' gas station along northbound Route 309 and southbound Horsham Road.
Monday, February 4
Giant Food Stores wants to build 10 gas pumps and a 5,000-square-foot convenience store — all open 24/7 — near Five Points Plaza on the property of the former 309 & Horsham Road Plaza, according to Dan Sokil of The Reporter. Montgomery Township Supervisors authorized Jan. 28 a continuance of a public hearing to March to consider a conditional use application from Giant to permit construction of the gas station on the site, according to the article. The property is located on the northbound side of Route 309 and southbound Horsham Road, near the Five Points intersection; it formerly housed businesses such as Golf Etc., Superstarz Kidz Salon and Mattress Giant, according to the article. The property is between Route 309/Bethlehem Pike and …
Monday, December 10, 2012
A feasibility assessment report for the proposed Montgomery Township Recreation and Community Center outlines the center's potential come 2014 and beyond
Montgomery Township will hold the first of many public meetings this evening at 7 to discuss and review the proposed township community and recreation center to be constructed at Stump and Horsham roads. In preparation for the meeting, the township has released the facility needs assessment and feasibility study report conducted by Kimmel Bogrette Architecture + Site. You can read the report at this link. One of the major aspects of the study — the center will be financially successful if it draws users from beyond Montgomery Township. The first year of operation will be 2014 or later, according to the report. What the feasibility study showed was that the population of Montgomery Township alone, at around 25,000 individuals, was too small…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
A female driver of a Hyundai Sonata and her female passenger were transported for treatment following a Wednesday afternoon accident at Horsham and Stump roads
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
North Penn Life reports two women were injured in a Wednesday afternoon three-vehicle crash at Stump and Horsham roads. Around 12:45 p.m., a gold Chevrolet Blazer that was west on Horsham Road rear-ended a white Hyundai Sonata, which was pushed into a white Dodge Dakota pickup truck, according to the article. The driver of the Blazer failed to slow down for slow-moving traffic on Horsham Road, according to reports. The passenger of the Hyundai had to be rescued from the vehicle, according to reports. The passenger and the driver of the Hyundai were injured and taken by Volunteer Medical Service Corps to Abington Memorial Hospital, according to the article. For more on the accident and to view photos, read this link on The Reporter Online.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Two victims were transported to Lansdale Hospital and a third to Abington Memorial Hospital following the Wednesday morning crash at Horsham Road/Route 463 and Upper State Road in Montgomery Township
Three people were injured and one was rescued following a Wednesday morning three-vehicle crash at Horsham and Upper State roads. Police said the accident occurred at 8:18 a.m. A vehicle was turning left from Horsham Road/Route 463 westbound onto southbound Upper State Road, when it was impacted by two vehicles, according to Lt. Gerry Dougherty of Montgomery Township Police. One person was trapped in a vehicle, police said. Two victims were transported to Lansdale Hospital for treatment, and the third was transported to Abington Memorial Hospital, police said. Both had non-life-threatening injuries, according to 6abc.com reports. Montgomeryville Patch readers reported that a minivan had pinned another vehicle to a telephone pole at the …
Friday, July 13, 2012
Montgomery Township on Wednesday held a public input session for the needs assessment and feasibility study on the future community recreation center to be built at Stump and Horsham roads
A library, pools, meeting rooms and a skate park - such were the main wishes of Montgomery Township residents for the proposed community and recreation center at Stump and Horsham roads. On Wednesday, the township held a public input meeting as part of the needs assessment and feasibility study for the future center. The meeting was overseen by township Manager Larry Gregan, Ballard*King & Associates Recreation Facility Planning President Ken Ballard, and Kimmel-Bogrette Architecture + Site owner Martin Kimmel and associate John Trump. Kimmel told the packed meeting room that his firm's goal for the township is extraordinary solutions for ordinary budgets. "Part and parcel to everything we do is how can we fiscally manage community …
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
The crash occurred at the intersection of Horsham Road and Maple Avenue Wednesday morning.
A 57-year-old motorcyclist died Wednesday following a collision with a vehicle on Horsham Road and Maple Avenue in Horsham. Michael Reigel, of Warminster, was transported to Abington Memorial Hospital were he was pronounced dead from injuries sustained in the 7:09 a.m. crash, Horsham Police said. Police said preliminary investigation determined that an automobile driven by Stephen Michniewicz, 20, of Lansdale, was traveling east on Horsham Road and collided with Reigel's motorcycle, which was traveling west on Horsham Road. Michniewicz sustained minor injuries and was not transported to any medical facility. The car was in the process of making a left turn from the left turn lane onto Maple Avenue. The motorcycle was going straight …
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Intersection littered with debris after collision at Stump and Horsham roads in Montgomery Township
A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Stump and Horsham roads in Montgomery Township had traffic slowed to a crawl, as Unit 18 Rescue from the Fire Department of Montgomery Township worked to free one of the drivers. At about 12:30 p.m., police and fire units were dispatched to the scene where a blue Jeep Grand Cherokee T-boned a Buick Enclave, directly in front of the township building. The driver of the Buick was stuck inside the vehicle. Members of Fire Department of Montgomery Township extricated the driver through the driver's side door. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage. Two witnesses, who were in the emergency pull-off lane of Horsham Road, stated that they heard a loud crash, and immediately called 9-1-1. One witness …