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 Knights beat Neshaminy this week in a three-game matchup.
The North Penn Knights volleyball team heads to the semifinals following a win against Neshaminy this week, according to The Reporter. Knights are the fifth seed in the postseason. Read more here.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
The team has a 5-1 record this year.
The U19 North Penn Valkyries girls rugby team is headed to the state playoffs with a 5-1 record, following a 59-0 win against South Jersey last weekend, according to The Reporter. The North Penn Valkyries team consists of players from Souderton, Boyertown, Lansdale, and Haverford, according to the article. It is coached by Jesse Richter. Read more at this link.
Maidens (7-7) inch closer to the Suburban One Districts.
North Penn Maidens softball team (7-7) inched closer to the districts Monday in an 11-5 win over Pennridge (8-4) at the Suburban One Continental Conference, according to Montgomery News. According to the report, the Maidens were powered by Michelle Holweger’s three-run homer and pitching by Jackie Bilotti. Read more at this link.
Monday, April 15, 2013
In addition, Montgomery Township Officer Dan Rose ran in the marathon in name of Plymouth Officer Brad Fox. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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.…
Sunday, April 14, 2013
The 22nd annual event by the Lansdale Public Library features dancing, food, entertainment and more from more than 130 different country exhibitions.
Friday, April 12, 2013
No buffet tables, everything made when you order, at Oki Sushi in Upper Gwynedd.
Looking for fresh sushi in the North Penn area, or want to find a new sushi that you like without breaking the bank? Oki Sushi on Valley Forge Rd. in Upper Gwynedd is a new, all you can eat sushi restaurant that makes everything fresh, to order. The all you can eat menu, which is offered at lunch and dinner, features a combination of traditional sushi, vegetarian options, and some Oki Sushi specialities, as well as soups, salads, and appetizers. Kim Jollay, owner of Oki Sushi, told Patch that diners can order multiple times and multiple items from the all you can eat menu. If you have friends and family who don't eat sushi, Oki Sushi does offer a full ala carte menu as well. Learn more and see the menu on their website and follow them on …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Charles Hurst, 39, of Montgomery Township, was formerly the vice principal at Pennbrook Middle School. A Superior Court judge ruled Hurst could have a new sentencing hearing, resulting in a lesser prison term.
A former Pennbrook Middle School vice principal convicted of doing improper things with two male students and sentenced to 30 to 60 months in Waymart, Wayne County state prison gets a new sentencing hearing that could result in a lesser jail sentence. According to Carl Hessler Jr., Charles Daniel Hurst, 39, formerly of Somerset Court, Montgomery Township, could get a 22-and-a-half-month sentence instead, now that the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled in favor of Hurst. The court ruled that Hurst should have been given eligibility for the Recidivism Risk Reduction Incentive program; as a non-violent offender, Hurst would be allowed to have his sentence reduced as long as he successfully completes counseling and upholds a good conduct in …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Benches, flora and remembrance welcome visitors to walk with fallen classmates and staff on the grounds of North Penn High School.
North Penn graduates: When's the last time you walked around the outside of North Penn High School? In the zone of grass between the bus driveway and main driveway, off the courtyard and cafeteria, is a memorial garden dedicated to fallen North Penn classmates and staff. There, you can walk with those friends. Each fallen comrade's name, birth year and death year are engraved on bricks on the pathway of the garden. To date, there are more than 80 bricks of various students and teachers who suffered fates due to accidents, illness, drugs or other means. Benches, attractive flora and some other surprises, like butterflies and birdhouses, comfort the walker on this reminiscent journey. Read a story on the garden here. Do you recognize any …
Monday, March 4, 2013
More than 180 Scouts from the General Nash District, comprising North Penn and Souderton school districts, improved and tested their First Aid skills at the district's annual First Aid Meet at Indian Valley Middle School Saturday morning
Inside Indian Valley Middle School in Lower Salford Township Saturday, a young man was seriously injured with a broken arm. Another you male had hypothermia, and, unfortunately, succumbed to his injuries. At least two other teens were treated for wounds and injuries, and were transported to safety via a stretcher made out of wooden rods and blankets. While the injuries were fake, the scenarios were real at the annual Boy Scouts of America General Nash District First Aid Meet. According to co-organizer Jeff Baer, of Troop 84 in North Wales Borough, 186 Scouts from 31 patrols from 17 different troops in the North Penn and Souderton Area school districts were competing for top honors at the meet, and a chance to go home with the Robert S. …