Merle Ochrach was recently re-elected as treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Montgomery County Development Corporation.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
A look at who will be on North Penn area ballots on Tuesday.
North Penn area residents will head into the polls Tuesday to select the candidates to appear on their respective ballots in November. Polls are open from 7 a.m to 8 p.m. Contested Primaries: North Penn School Board candidates will face off on the Democratic and Republican ballots, with eight candidates running for four positions. Candidates cross-filed for both major parties. The candidates include incumbent President Vince Sherpinsky, incumbent Vice President Timothy S. Kerr, and incumbent director Frank O'Donnell. Also running are the Next S.T.E.P. team: Murali Benjali, Paul Edelman Jr., Alex Ryabin and Tina Stoll. Former school board member Josie Charnock is also running in the Primary. In Lansdale Borough Ward One, three Democrats are…
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.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Chick-fil-A, Jim's Buffet, Pumpernick's, Subway, Whole Foods, Wings to Go, and more inspected in April.
The Montgomery County Health Department in April conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Montgomery Township. 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.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Ronald Edward Solomon Jr., 31, of South Chestnut Street, faces a maximum 22 years in prison for pleading guilty to burglary at Mattero Recycling in Lansdale, then fleeing police to Montgomery Township, where he broke into his ex-wife's home to hide out.
A Lansdale man has pleaded guilty to burglary from Mattero Recycling Inc. in Lansdale, and then fleeing from police and hiding out at his ex-wife’s home in Montgomery Township in January. Ronald Edward Solomon Jr., 31, of the 100 block of South Chestnut Street, pleaded guilty to felony burglary, felony criminal trespass and misdemeanor eluding police in Montgomery County court on Monday, according to The Times Herald. Solomon Jr. is free on bail and faces a maximum of 22 years in prison, according to the article. Solomon Jr. robbed scrap metal from Mattero's Recycling in broad daylight, hid it at Major Clean Car Wash, fled from police and ran six stop signs, and broke into and hid out at his ex-wife's house in Montgomery Township, while …
The over-the-counter Plan B One-Step is manufactured by Teva Women's Health in Montgomery Township.
Girls as young as 15 can now get the morning-after pill, also known as the emergency contraceptive Plan B One-Step, without a prescription, following a recent approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to The Miami Herald. The over-the-counter Plan B One-Step is made by Teva Women’s Health of Montgomery Township. Recommended use is right after or within three days after unprotected sex, according to the FDA. Buyers must show proof of age upon purchase, according to The Miami Herald. The prior minimum purchase age was 17. Read more at this link.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
A collection of Montgomery County heath inspection reports for restaurants in Lansdale Borough, Montgomery Township, Towamencin Township, Upper Gwynedd Township, Souderton Borough, and Franconia Township.
Here is a rundown of this month's Montgomery County health inspection reports for restaurants in the North Penn and Indian Valley regions.
Friday, April 26, 2013
63 Bistro, Lee's Hoagie House, Mystic Pizza, Whole Foods, and more inspected during the month of March.
The Montgomery County Health Department in March conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Montgomery Township. 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.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Fire Department of Montgomery Township and several other companies responded to the Wednesday morning fire at 1505 Taylor Road.
The Montgomery Township Fire Marshal is investigating what role a wood pellet stove may have played in the cause of a fire Wednesday morning on Taylor Road. Township Director of Fire Services Rick Lesniak said damage to the home at 1505 Taylor Road was limited to the wall and the area around the stove. Lesniak said fire crews from Fire Department of Montgomery Township, Hilltown Fire Co., Hatfield Vol. Fire Co., Colmar Fire Co. and Fairmount Fire Co. of Lansdale arrived to the dwelling fire shortly after 9:28 a.m. Upon arrival, the fire was inside a wall at the rear of the home, he said. Crews opened up the wall and extinguished the fire, Lesniak said. The fire was under control by 9:42 a.m. Lesniak said crews remained to retain fire …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The organization GMO Free USA is urging people to organize boycotts of Kellogg's for, what it claims, its use of genetically-modified ingredients in products. Events are planned in Montgomery Township and Willow Grove.
A boycott of the Kellogg’s corporation by GMO Free USA comes in the way of a “Honk-N-Wave” on Saturday on the Route 202 Parkway trail, and another on Sunday in Willow Grove. The event is meant to raise awareness about genetically-modified ingredients in Kellogg’s products, according to its website. Protesters will rally from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the parkway trail near Giant in Montgomery Township. The second Honk-N-Wave is Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the Walmart in Willow Grove. Sign up for the Willow Grove boycott at this link on Corporate Action Network. GMO gives suggestions for boycotters to urge Kellogg’s to go GMO free on its website.