Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The library offers services throughout the county. Check the schedule here.
It can be hard to get to the library, but thankfully in Montgomery County, you don't have to worry about that. The library can come to you. The Montgomery County Public Library offers a rotating bookmobile schedule throughout the area. The schedule varies to its 23 locations. "This is a free traveling library, and all Montgomery County residents are eligible for a library card," said the library's website. "This service is sponsored by the Montgomery County Commissioners and local municipalities." Besides the expected books, cardholders can also borrow multimedia items from the roaming bookmobile. "The materials available include: audio tapes, books, large print, videos and agazines, for all ages," said the site. "Other materials may be …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Lansdale Parks and Recreation is in the process of assessing borough-owned sites in Lansdale for a future location of a skate park
"We want them to have ownership, to be a part of it. More important, once it's built, you want them to say, 'Man. This is really what we've been looking for.' To go any other way would be foolish." - Carl Saldutti, Lansdale Parks and Recreation Director As previous reported on Montgomeryville-Lansdale Patch, Lansdale Parks and Recreation Committee is making 2013 "The Year of the Skate Park." Borough Councilwoman Mary Fuller announced five potential locations that she and Saldutti are looking at for the skate park. Take the poll, and express your opinion of where you'd prefer a skate park. If you think it would do better on another piece of borough-owned property, or private property, let us know in the comments. (Reminder: The old Lans-…
Friday, January 4, 2013
Councilwoman Mary Fuller dubbed 2013 "the year of the skate park." Parks and Recreation Director Carl Saldutti discussed his research with Abington, Ambler and Quakertown skate parks — and how to get Hatfield Township on board with the borough's plan
2013 — The Year of the Skate Park Lansdale Parks and Recreation Chairwoman Mary Fuller has dubbed this year the year when Lansdale Borough brings a skate park to the community. The committee discussed its early progress on development of such a park Wednesday night. The borough is currently in the "learning mode" and "exploring mode" for the skate park. What was revealed at that meeting — Five potential sites for the park, with the jointly-owned Schweiker Park on the list. Lansdale Parks and Recreation Director Carl Saldutti is meeting with the Hatfield Township Park Board on Monday to update them on the borough's plan. "I want to make sure they understand what our process is. I don't want them to read something that is a surprise," …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The drawing is at 10:59 p.m. Wednesday. Several Montgomeryville, Lansdale and North Penn area businesses sell Powerball tickets
The jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball lottery drawing has grown to $500 million, reportedly the largest in Powerball history. The cash value is $327.4 million. No one has won since Oct. 3. If you want to break that streak, here are some North Penn area retailers that sell Pennsylvania Lottery products, including the $2 tickets for Powerball: To find other Powerball vendors in the Philadelphia or Montgomery County area, plug an address or ZIP code into the Pennsylvania Lottery website's retailer-locator application. The drawing takes place at 10:59 p.m. Wednesday. Ticket sales for that drawing end no later than 10 p.m.; check with your local retailer to find out its cutoff policy.
Friday, July 13, 2012
Stores are giving out 12-ounce Refreshers from noon to 3 p.m.
Friday, July 13, 2012
Today, try one of Starbucks new Refreshers for free. Starbucks stores are giving away 12 oz. Refreshers from noon until 3 p.m.. The new Refreshers come in two flavors: Very Berry Hibiscus with whole blackberries, and Cool Lime, and are made with green coffee extract, all of the natural caffeine from the coffee bean, but none of the coffee flavor. Get your free Refresher at these local stores: Starbucks Starbucks, 738 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville Starbucks, Montgomery Mall, Montgomeryville Find out more about the free giveaway here and about green coffee extract here.