Monday, May 20, 2013
Indian Crest Middle School, Suspenders, Alice Bakery, Freddy Hill Farms and more inspected in April.
The Montgomery County Health Department in April conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Franconia, North Wales and Towamencin. 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. Franconia Franconia Mennonite Church, 613 Harleysville Pike, 4/12/2013 Hendricks Farms & Dairy, 202 Green Hill Road, 4/26/2013 Indian Crest Middle School, 139 Harleysville Pike, 4/26/2013 JBS Company Store, 249 Allentown Rd, 4/12/2013 Souderton Mennonite Homes, 207 W Summit St, 4/11/2013 Suspenders, 104 Allentown Rd, 4/23/2013 North Wales Alice Bakery, 129 S. Main Street, 4/17/2013 Papa John's #1591, 123 S. Main Street, 4/26/2013 Wawa Food Market #96, 708 …
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.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Bridge beams will be erected on the bridge that carries Sumneytown Pike over the turnpike in Towamencin Township.
Drivers of the Northeastern Extension will have to find detours between 12:01 a.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will close an 11-mile stretch of I-476 in both directions between Mid-County and Lansdale in order to erect steel girders for the Sumneytown Pike bridge spanning the turnpike in Towamencin Township. According to a press release, at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, southbound traffic will be diverted at the Lansdale exit. Northbound access to the Northeastern Extension from Mid-County will be prohibited. Commuters traveling north from Mid-County or from I-276 East or West will be directed to the Fort Washington Interchange of I-276 to return to I-476 at Lansdale. The PTC will close the left lane of the turnpike …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The accident took place in Salford Township Tuesday morning on Route 563. Ryan Petrille, 21, was killed in the crash.
An Upper Gwynedd man was killed early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash in Salford Township, Pennsylvania State Police said. Police said Ryan Alexander Petrille, 21, was a passenger in a 2000 Honda Civic being driven by Sean Christopher Sperl, also 21, on Route 563 shortly after midnight. According to police, Sperl, of Lansdale, was traveling at a "high rate of speed" and "failed to negotiate a curve" in the road. The car struck a utility pole and was torn in half, ejecting Petrille from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Montgomery County Coroner's office. Aerial images published by NBC 10 showed what were said to be the two halves of the car on opposite sides of the road, about 50 yards apart. Sperl is being …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Distelfink Bakery, Carlo's Pizza, Chick-fil-A, Osaka, Pudge's and more inspected in February and March.
The Montgomery County Health Department in February and March conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Towamencin. 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. You can view Lansdale Borough March health inspection reports at this link. February March
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Details of an undercover investigation into a Towamencin woman's alleged pill-selling operation were revealed during a preliminary hearing on Thursday.
A Towamencin woman accused of illegally selling oxycodone pills to an undercover Lansdale detective is headed for a formal arraignment after a preliminary hearing Thursday in which an undercover police officer provided detailed descriptions of the arranged purchases that led to her January arrest. Aside from asking Magisterial District Judge Harold Borek for a tissue, 32-year-old Ebony Slocum sat mostly silent as the detective, whose name Patch is withholding to protect his identity, described working with a confidential informant to set up purchases of oxycodone-based pills from Slocum late last year. The detective said he later contacted Slocum directly to arrange pill purchases via phone calls and text messages, culminating in a January…
Monday, March 11, 2013
The reggae and roots band from Philadelphia played a set Saturday night at Blue Dog Pub in Towamencin.
The Philadelphia-based reggae band Fulljoy, a band committed to roots and culture per its Facebook page, had the Blue Dog Pub grooving Saturday night. Check out its Facebook page here. Blue Dog Pub is located in the Allen-Forge Shopping Center in Towamencin. Check out the videos from Fulljoy's set on Saturday night.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Two accidents Saturday afternoon in Towamencin Township and Montgomery Township resulted in Medevac for injured individuals.
Two major accidents with entrapment occurred Saturday at opposite ends of the North Penn School District. At around 2:15 p.m., Fire Department of Montgomery Township responded to a vehicle accident at Route 309 and Hartman Road. The accident closed northbound 309 for more than two hours. The vehicle was found on its side, with one person trapped, according to MontcoAlerts. JeffStat was called in to transport the injured individual. Around the same time, a major accident closed Old Forty Foot Road on the 2000 block in Towamencin Township. A vehicle hit a tree and overturned, trapping two individuals and leaving one of them unconscious, according to Towamencin Township Fire reports. Stay tuned for more details.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
A compilation of links to the recent Montgomery County Health Department food service establishment inspections from December through February in Lansdale, Towamencin, Montgomery Township, Hatfield, North Wales, Souderton, Upper Gwynedd and Franconia
Here's a collection of links to the recent Montgomery County health inspection reports for the North Penn region. The Montgomery County Health Department in December conducted inspections of food-service establishments in the Lansdale Borough. Click each facility's name within each link to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report. Subscribe to our free daily newsletter | Follow us on Facebook | Follow us @LansdalePatch| Follow us on Instagram | Check out our YouTube page|
Friday, February 22, 2013
The North Penn School Distirct confirmed a bomb threat written in graffiti in a bathroom at the high school in Towamencin
A graffiti bomb threat was found on the wall in a boy's bathroom Friday at North Penn High School. Readers reported North Penn High School was put on an "all hazard alert" Friday afternoon for the bomb threat. According to a community Facebook post, parents were informed via a phone call from the school district of a bomb threat in a boy's restroom at the school, written in graffiti. A post on the district's website confirmed the incident. Towamencin Police responded to the scene, and the school was evacuated. Police found no suspicious devices in the school. Students were kept out of harm's way for about a half hour. Towamencin Township Police and North Penn School District have been contacted for comment. Students with any information on…