Monday, April 15, 2013
Paige Eberharter, 21, was the passenger in a Nissan Maxima driven by Nam Vu, 36, of East Norriton. Both were taken to Einstein Montgomery Medical Center for treatment of injuries.
Pennsylvania State Police said Paige Eberharter, 21, of North Wales, was injured in a crash April 13 at 3:16 a.m. on the 1000 block of Whitehall Road, Worcester. The driver of the 1996 Nissan Maxima was Nam Vu, 36, of East Norriton, police said. Vu was arrested on suspicion of DUI, police said. Police said Vu was traveling north on Whitehall Road, when he failed to negotiate the left curve in the road. The Nissan left the right side of the road and struck a guardrail with its front end, police said. The vehicle was towed from the scene. Police said Vu allegedly showed signs of impairment and was taken into custody for suspected DUI. Vu and Eberharter were taken via Plymouth EMS to Einstein Montgomery Medical Center for treatment of …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Peter Kim, 50, of Berwick Place, Towamencin, allegedly caused an accident on Route 73
Peter Kim, 50, of Berwick Place, Towamencin, was cited by state police for failing to make a safe stop at a red light on Route 73 at Whitehall Road, according to the Reporter. Kim was involved in an accident, police allege, for not fully stopping at the light. Police said Kim was driving a 2012 Toyota Venza east on Route 73 around 9:10 a.m. Nov. 17, and hit a trailer’s tires on its left side, according to the article. The trailer was on a 1999 Dodge Ram 2500, driven by Carmelo Matrocola, 36, of Norristown, according to the article. Matrocola was turning left from Whitehall Road onto Route 73. Read more at this link.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Worcester and Skippack fire companies responded to a kitchen fire that caused damage throughout a two-apartment dwelling.
A kitchen fire snarled traffic on Skippack Pike at Valley Forge Road on Wednesday evening, closing off traffic in both directions for over an hour. Worcester Volunteer Fire Dept. and Skippack Fire Co. responded just after 5 p.m. to a call at 3031 Skippack Pike, a two-apartment, three-story building, according to Worcester Fire Chief David Cornish. Cornish said that a fire broke out in the kitchen of the upstairs apartment, and caused fire damage to the kitchen and smoke damage to the top two floors of the dwelling. The first floor apartment suffered only water damage. Firefighters were on the scene until after 6 p.m., blocking traffic to access the fire hydrant on the opposite side of the road, Cornish said. Traffic was being diverted at …
Monday, May 21, 2012
The description of the suspect is similar to the one released in the robbery of a Lower Providence bank last week.
Authorities are looking for an unidentified man who robbed the Ambler Savings Bank at the intersection of Germantown Pike and Route 363 in Worcester Township on Monday morning. Pennsylvania State Police said the man entered the bank at about 10:05 a.m., walked to the teller counter, and demanded money from the teller. Police did not say whether the man was armed, but initial radio dispatch reports indicated that the man did not display a weapon while inside the bank. Police did not say how much money the robber stole. The suspect is described as a white male, 25 to 30 years old, between 5' 5" and 6' tall, with light-colored facial hair, but no mustache. He was wearing a red hat with a gold emblem on the brim, dark colored pants, black …
Thursday, January 19, 2012
At least six homes have reduced in price this month
NEW LISTING! — 1404 Oak Circle, Worcester — $189,000 — 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Immaculate townhouse in Bethel Grant (Methacton School District). Fresh paint, new carpeting, updated kitchen with new appliances, remodeled bathrooms, central air, replacement windows and doors. Listed with Gina Wherry and Scott Loper, RE/MAX Realty Group, 439 Main St., Harleysville. (215) 256-1200, ext. 322. NEW PRICE! — 148 N. Hamilton St., Telford — $264,900 — 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. NEW CONSTRUCTION! Quiet street. This 3-bedroom, 2-1/2 Bath is a must see. Large Kitchen with granite countertops and an abundance of cabinet space and extended countertop for that quick meal or additional seating. The breakfast nook features a large box extension with a slider to …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
The tour was a part of the Lansdale Library's summer activity program.
As a part of the Lansdale Library's summer activities program, a small group of borough residents made the short trek over to the Peter Wentz Farmstead, an oft-overlooked historical site featuring a 260-year-old home that was once occupied by George Washington. "We were planning our summer program, and with this year's theme of 'One World, Many Stories,' I thought this would be a great place to visit," said Tom Meyer, Lansdale Library director, and first-time visitor to the farmstead. "I'm surprised by how big it is. I had no idea it was such a large piece of land." Volunteer guide Erin Sweeney began the tour outside of the Wentz home, detailing the family's arrival to the United States from Germany, and explaining that the family received…
Friday, May 13, 2011
This weekend's sales offer a 1968 Mustang Fastback and lots of tools and cleaning equipment.
It's summertime, and here's your new weekly list of area yard and garage sales. Where: 700 block of Collins Avenue, Upper Gwynedd When: Saturday, May 14. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. What: Multi-Family Moving Sale: Children's items, outside play toys, candles, decorations, small furniture, tools, children's clothing (L.L. Bean, Gymboree, Land's End), berry wreaths, jelly cabinet, end tables, toys, artwork, kitchen items. How to Get There: Broad Street to Park Road to Collins Avenue or Morris Road to West Point Pike to Park Road to Collins Avenue ________________________________________________________ Where: 861 Monticello Place, Lansdale When: Today, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon What: Four-bedroom, two-story estate sale - Everything in …
Monday, May 9, 2011
The fire began on the first floor of the home shortly before 6:30 p.m
A fire broke out after 6 p.m. at the home of Matthew Budinko, located at 1876 Valley Forge Road near the intersection of Garfield Avenue in Towamencin. Jeremy Miller, who lives across the street from the home, saw smoke and ran over to see what was going on. "I came out to the lawn and saw smoke. My neighbor Walt and I thought they were burning leaves," said Miller. "Once we were in the backyard, we could hear the fire alarm going off, and we could see smoke coming out of the vents of the roof." The two neighbors banged on the doors of the home, making sure no one was inside. A few second later, Walt dialed 9-1-1. Units from Towamencin, North Penn, and Worcester fire companies arrived shortly after to put out the one-alarm fire. "As the…
Friday, April 22, 2011
More rain's in the forecast today, but don't let that stop you from heading to the Plymouth Meeting Mall or the North Penn Boys and Girls Club.
1. A free digital photography class is open from 10 to 11 a.m. at Encore Experiences, 312 Alumni Ave., Harleysville. The class will emphasize PC-based digital photography. 2. There will be an open gym at the North Penn Valley Boys and Girls Club, 16 Susquehanna Ave., Lansdale, from 6 to 8 p.m. 3. Elmwood Park Zoo presents the touchable, interactive exhibit “Sharks, Stingrays and Seashells” at Plymouth Meeting Mall, 500 W. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 4. Central Schwenkfelder Church of Worcester sponsors a live outdoor performance of The Easter Story at Freddy’s Fun Center, 1440 Sumneytown Pike, Towamencin, at 8 p.m. 5. Well, those two days of nice, warm weather were nice. Now it’s back to the old grind. We had …
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Each Saturday, writer Elizabeth Tornetta features a day of observance and offers some fun things to do in celebration of it
On March 26, it is officially “Make Up Your Own Holiday” day. And it didn’t take me long to think of a good one. I’m declaring today as international PARENT DATE NIGHT! Find yourself a babysitter and get out of the house! When was the last time you did dinner and a movie? I could have the perfect date night for you. If you have not tried Fuzion in Worcester, now is the time. It’s a fusion of Asian food styles that brings mouthwatering excitement to every meal I have ever had there. And, it’s a B.Y.O.B. How can you get any better than that? Well, you could go see a movie next. Check out what’s playing in Lansdale tonight. If you decide to join the celebration of this newly declared holiday, tell us what you decided to do. If you …