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Real Estate news: Week of June 30 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

Lauren Sisson, sales leader of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® Jenkintown Home Marketing Center, welcomes Talia Levi as a ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Jenkintown High School graduates Class of 2018  Montgomery Newspapers

JENKINTOWN >> Jenkintown High School held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2018 June 14.

Jenkintown approves final plans for senior apartment complex  Montgomery Newspapers

JENKINTOWN — Representatives of Roizman Development Inc. came before borough council Oct. 24 to ask for final approval for a final land development ...

Jenkintown Borough police briefs: Week of May 12 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

DISORDERLY CONDUCT — Samantha McKnight, 38, of the 2600 block of Moreland Road, Willow Grove, was cited for disorderly conduct and public ...

Jenkintown Borough, officials face lawsuit | News  Montgomery Newspapers

PHILADELPHIA — A lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Jenkintown and four borough officials is ...

Jenkintown Borough police briefs: Week of Jan. 13 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

ASSAULT >> Christian A. Solis, 19, of the 500 block of West Avenue, Jenkintown, was arrested on charges of assault on police Jan. 1 after he was found ...

Jenkintown increases fees for parking meters, parking tickets | News  Montgomery Newspapers

JENKINTOWN — Jenkintown Borough Council unanimously enacted two financial ordinances at its Feb. 27 meeting in Borough Hall.

Jenkintown Borough police briefs: Week of Feb. 10 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

CHARGES PENDING >> Charges of driving under the influence are pending against Roman Shevchyk, 44, of the 500 block of San Diego Avenue, Jenkintown, ...

Jenkintown Borough police briefs: Week of Oct. 7 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

FRAUD >> A resident reported Sept. 26 that three fraudulent accounts had been opened in his name at TD Bank, all of which were overdrawn, police said.

Former Montco Commissioner, State Rep. Larry Curry Passes Away  Norristown, PA Patch

Former Montco Commissioner Passes Away - Norristown, PA - Larry Curry, a former county commissioner and state representative who helped create ...

Ambulatory infusion center to open in Jenkintown | News  Montgomery Newspapers

JENKINTOWN >> The Infusion Center of Pennsylvania LLC (ICPA), Southeastern Pennsylvania's only ambulatory infusion center with a medical doctor and ...

High School Team Making History On Its Run To The State Championship  CBS Philly

JENKINTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — A local high school team is making history on its run to the championship as they have achieved something not seen in decades.

Abington Township police briefs: Week of Sept. 30 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

PUBLIC DRUNKENNESS >> Michael A. Farruggio, 38, of Newtown, Pa., has been charged with public drunkenness, possession of a controlled substance and ...

Abington Township police briefs: Week of April 28 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

DUI >> Katherine Montgomery, 27, of East Vernon Road, Philadelphia, was charged with driving under the influence following a traffic stop Jan.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jenkintown High School students celebrate ties that bind them together during unique graduation  Montgomery Newspapers

JENKINTOWN >> “It's not often that you graduate with someone who was in your kindergarten class. It's even more rare when everyone you graduate with was ...

Jenkintown Borough police briefs: Week of Aug. 5 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

FRAUD >> A resident reported July 26 receiving an email demanding $1200 or the victim would be publicly embarrassed, police said. The victim did not ...

Abington Township police briefs: Week of April 21 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

DUI >> Jerome Scott, 30, of Thomson Road, Abington, has been charged with driving under the influence and a lane violation following a traffic stop Feb.

Our Towns: The American Sense of Place  The Atlantic

This dispatch is in the form of a newsletter update, on reactions from readers and significant developments around the country on the local-renewal fronts.

Lower Moreland High School students raise awareness about suicide prevention  Montgomery Newspapers

LOWER MORELAND — Students from Lower Moreland High School's Future Business Leaders of America and Interact Club joined forces to organize the Out of ...

Jenkintown schools welcome new superintendent | News  Montgomery Newspapers

JENKINTOWN >> Dr. Jill Takacs slipped behind the desk in her new office Aug. 1, looking relaxed and ready to go as the new superintendent of the Jenkintown ...

Ukrainian Catholic official visits St. Basil Academy, Manor College  Montgomery Newspapers

ABINGTON — Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchial Apostolic Administrator Bishop Andriy Rabiy made an official visit to St. Basil Academy, Manor College, the ...

Abington Township police briefs: Week of Jan. 20 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

RETAIL THEFT >> Stephanie Torres, 24, of 24th Street, Philadelphia, was cited for retail theft at 3:57 p.m. Dec. 15 in the 2500 block of Moreland Road, police ...

Abington School District breaks ground on $104M renovations at high school  Montgomery Newspapers

ABINGTON — The Abington School District held the groundbreaking for the more-than-$104 million Abington Senior High School additions and renovations ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Jenkintown High School graduates Class of 2016  Montgomery Newspapers

Jenkintown High School graduated the members of the Class of 2016 during its commencement ceremony June 16.

ELECTION 2019: Most all local municipal races uncontested | News  Montgomery Newspapers

While the nation's current political climate has stimulated record interest in the office of the president, the same fervor doesn't seem to apply to local municipal ...

PHOTOS: Cheltenham High School to stage 'Urinetown' | Communities  Montgomery Newspapers

CHELTENHAM — Cheltenham Musical Theater will stage “Urinetown: The Musical” April 11 to 13 in Stretton Hall at Cheltenham High School, 500 Rices Mill ...

Abington School District names new Copper Beach Elementary principal  Montgomery Newspapers

ABINGTON — The Abington School Board approved the hiring of Fatima Rogers as principal of Copper Beech Elementary School at the board's Feb. 5 meeting.

Abington Township police briefs: Week of Nov. 4 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

DUI >> David E. Callaway, 57, of Limekiln Pike, North Hills, was charged with driving under the influence, careless driving and a lane violation following a traffic ...

Plans for Taco Bell in Jenkintown advance | News  Montgomery Newspapers

JENKINTOWN >> After careful deliberation and weighty public input, borough council passed a motion supporting a plan for a new Taco Bell restaurant in ...

Abington Township police briefs: Week of Dec. 30 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

THREATS >> Edward Dunn, 19, of East Ann Street, Philadelphia, was charged with terroristic threats and harassment Nov. 14 following an incident that took ...

Video: Jenkintown celebrates 75 years of tradition with Color Day  Montgomery Newspapers

A time honored tradition since 1937, Jenkintown School District celebrated its 75th annual Color Day May 25.

Jenkintown Teacher Gets Probation After Pleading Guilty to Sex With Student  CBS Local

By Brad Segall. JENKINTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — The former athletic director for the Jenkintown (Montgomery County) School District will spend the next five years ...

Cheltenham Township police briefs: Week of Dec. 16 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

THEFT >> Chainsaws, drills, chop saws and a laser level were reported stolen at 7:30 a.m. Dec. 3 from a trailer in the 200 block of Harrison Avenue, police said.

PHOTOS: Harlem Wizards entertain crowds at Abington High School  Montgomery Newspapers

ABINGTON — Abington Senior High School welcomed the Harlem Wizards for two events March 30, as the famous basketball players faced off against the ...

Five-story apartment building proposed in Jenkintown | News  Montgomery Newspapers

JENKINTOWN >> A fourth public hearing regarding the potential development of a five-story, age-restricted apartment building at 606-610 Summit Ave. brought ...

PHOTO: Ancillae-Assumpta Academy students graduate | News  Montgomery Newspapers

WYNCOTE — Fifty-eight members of the Class of 2019 graduated from Ancillae-Assumpta Academy in Wyncote on Friday, May 31. These students will continue ...

NEW DATA: Top high schools in Pennsylvania by SAT scores  Philadelphia Business Journal

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has released the new data for SAT scores at all public high schools in the state.

PHOTOS: Cheltenham Little League kicks off new season  Montgomery Newspapers

CHELTENHAM — Play ball! Cheltenham Little League kicked off its 2019 season with its opening day festivities, including a parade and the season's first games ...

Jenkintown Borough passes mayoral torch | News  Montgomery Newspapers

JENKINTOWN >> As far as Jenkintown residents are concerned, one good term deserves another.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jenkintown High School says goodbye to 54 graduating seniors  Montgomery Newspapers

A light drizzle was falling at about 5:30 p.m. June 12 as the graduating Class of 2014 — young men dressed in black suits, wearing either red or blue ties,

Abington Township police briefs: Week of Feb. 3 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

RETAIL THEFT >> Michael J. Johnson Jr., 38, of Webster Street, Philadelphia, was charged with retail theft and receiving stolen property in connection with an ...

The 25 Pa. high schools with the best SAT scores

The Associated Press. Best average SAT score. What does a laboratory and demonstration school in Philadelphia, a STEM academy in Downingtown and a ...

Abington Township police briefs: Week of June 12 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

PUBLIC DRUNKENNESS >> Dawn Manila, 38, of Overlook Avenue, Willow Grove, was charged with public drunkenness at 12:41 a.m. May 21 at Huntingdon ...

Abington Latin teacher accused of having sexual relationship with student waives charges  Montgomery Newspapers

ABINGTON >> Thomas Kummer, a teacher at Abington Senior High School accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student, waived his ...

Jenkintown High School Choir performs for Jenkintown Rotary Club  Montgomery Newspapers

The Jenkintown High School Choir, under the direction of Alyssa Davidson, performed at Jenkintown Rotary Club's holiday luncheon Dec. 13. The choir ...

ICE HOCKEY: Casey sends La Salle to 3A Flyers Cup title  Montgomery Newspapers

PHILADELPHIA >> The La Salle College High School Explorers wanted to make sure that they started the Flyers Cup final in a big way.

EVERYTHING'S RELATIVE: Pennsbury High School student athletes reach impressive milestones  Bucks Local News

PENNSBURY >> Pennsbury High School student athletes, Justin Massielo (senior) and Emelie Curtis (junior) reached impressive milestones in their respective ...

Jenkintown High School gears up for 'Young Frankenstein'  Montgomery Newspapers

Jenkintown >> The past few seasons Jenkintown High School has asked their audiences to ponder life's meaning and explore the root of self-fulfillment in ...

Two charged for alleged roles in attempted Glenside armed robbery  Montgomery Newspapers

ABINGTON — Two men have been charged after allegedly attempting to rob a Glenside 7-Eleven — a plot foiled by the fact the store's front door was locked.

What Survivors of Gun Violence Want You to Know About Being An Ally

Being an ally means standing in solidarity with someone impacted by an issue, regardless of whether or not it affects you. The term originated as a way to ...

Abington Fire Company receives grant for equipment upgrade  Montgomery Newspapers

ABINGTON — State Sen. Art Haywood, D-4, announced that the Abington Fire Company has been awarded grant funding to assist with the cost of an equipment ...

Relay For Life is back at Wissahickon High School  Montgomery Newspapers

Now a sophomore at Upper Dublin High School, Ethan Frankel will never forget the day, seven years ago, when the guidance counselor called him out of music ...

PHOTOS: Grasse Elementary School hosts father-daughter dance  Montgomery Newspapers

HILLTOWN — J.M. Grasse Elementary School hosted its Me and My Guy father-daughter dance Friday, Feb. 8.

Jenkintown purchases properties with plan to convert into open space  Montgomery Newspapers

JENKINTOWN >> In the summer of 2016, Jenkintown Borough was approached by Robert, James and Mark Moretti of 433 and 435 Cedar St., properties that ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Jenkintown Music Theatre to present 'Titanic the Musical'  Montgomery Newspapers

JENKINTOWN >> Jenkintown Music Theatre's production of “Titanic the Musical” will run March 31 through April 8.

NATURAL SELECTIONS: Saul High School invites you into its Garden of Serenity  Montgomery Newspapers

It's the first week of March in Philadelphia, when thousands of us will pour into the Flower Show, one of the region's premier events. Celebrating the 50th ...

Lansdale School of Business holds graduation ceremonies | News  Montgomery Newspapers

LANSDALE — Marching into the sanctuary at St. John's United Church of Christ, this year's graduating class from Lansdale School of Business also marched ...

Second Alarmers Rescue Squad faces financial difficulties | News  Montgomery Newspapers

HATBORO >> The EMS provider for several communities in Montgomery County is in desperate need of more financial support.

Cheltenham Township police briefs: Week of April 21 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

RETAIL THEFT >> Ralph Brown, 55, of no known address, was cited for retail theft after attempting to take a $90 pair of Timberland boots from Marshalls, 2401 ...

Cheltenham Township police briefs: Week of March 10 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

AUTO ENTERED >> A vehicle reportedly locked in the 7300 block of Butcher Street was found at 5:22 a.m. Feb. 25 with the glovebox ransacked, police said.

102 Pa. National Merit Scholarship winners recognized: here's the list

Merit Scholars each receive $2500 and were chosen from more than 15000 finalists.

ELECTION 2018: Sanchez wins three-way race to be new rep in 153rd  Montgomery Newspapers

A new face will represent the 153rd District in Harrisburg, but the district will remain blue.

Jenkintown residents organize wiffle ball tournament in honor of friend  Montgomery Newspapers

Jesse Hill, of Jenkintown, was described as an “all-around great guy” by his friends. “He could get along with everyone. He was a great athlete, extremely ...

Upper Dublin Township police briefs: Week of March 3  Montgomery Newspapers

THEFT >> Medication delivered Jan. 25 through FedEx to a business in the 1000 block of Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, was reported stolen Feb. 19, police ...

St. Basil Academy to present 'Hairspray' | Communities  Montgomery Newspapers

ABINGTON >> St. Basil Academy will present a production of the musical “Hairspray.”

ELECTION 2017: Jenkintown Democrats sweep uncontested races for borough council, mayor  Montgomery Newspapers

Jenkintown Borough Council. The Democratic sweep of Jenkintown Borough Council could have been predicted before the night's races all started to go blue, ...

ELECTION 2018: Haywood, Holt vie for 4th District Senate seat  Montgomery Newspapers

This year's Pennsylvania Senate 4th District race is between incumbent Democrat Art Haywood and Republican Ron Holt.

Lower Moreland hikes taxes by 13 percent | News  Montgomery Newspapers

LOWER MORELAND — Municipal taxes will jump $130 next year for the average township homeowner as part of the approved budget for 2019.

Montgomery County real estate briefs: Week of March 31  Montgomery Newspapers

As part of its mission to give back to the community it serves, Re/Max Services — Blue Bell recently donated 1,065 items, including food, toiletries and personal ...

Souderton Area High School honors Students of the Month  Montgomery Newspapers

FRANCONIA — Souderton Area High School has recognized its Students of the Month for December through February.

Cheltenham Township police briefs: Week of July 22 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

THEFT >> An electric cultivator was stolen from the rear yard of a home in the 1700 block of Graham Lane overnight July 8, police said.

BASKETBALL: Yoder takes command as Pennridge ends Abington's run in PIAA-6A second round  Montgomery Newspapers

BENSALEM >> Sean Yoder wasn't going to let it happen again.

Jenkintown AD arrested for alleged sexual relationship with student  The Times Herald

COURTHOUSE - The Jenkintown School District athletic director was arrested Tuesday on charges related to an alleged sexual relationship he had with a ...

Springfield Township police briefs: Week of Nov. 22 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

THEFT >> Six copper downspouts, valued at $250 each, were stolen from a home in the 400 block of Station Avenue, Oreland, Nov. 8, police said.

Ancillae-Assumpta Academy in Cheltenham named National Blue Ribbon School  Montgomery Newspapers

CHELTENHAM >> The Department of Education announced Oct. 1 that Ancillae-Assumpta Academy, based in Wyncote, has been named a National Blue ...

Abington Township police briefs: Week of Aug. 12 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

THEFT >> Jenifer Rodriguez-Vazquez, 27, of Sellers Street, Philadelphia, was charged with theft and receiving stolen property July 7 in the 200 block of Old ...

East Rockhill attorney: Quarry case does not belong in federal court  Montgomery Newspapers

EAST ROCKHILL — Federal court isn't the place to settle the legal disputes between the township and Rockhill Quarry, one of East Rockhill's attorneys said as ...

Green Woods Charter Schoolin Roxborough welcomes new CEO  Montgomery Newspapers

ROXBOROUGH >> Green Woods Charter School's board of directors has announced the selection of Debi Durso to lead the K-8 public charter school effective ...

North Penn seeks construction management firm for high school, stadium, Knapp projects  Montgomery Newspapers

LANSDALE — The North Penn School Board has taken the next step toward three large building projects, but the work still has several steps left before any of ...

Two suffer minor injuries in Lansdale accident | News  Montgomery Newspapers

LANSDALE — Two passengers suffered minor injuries, two vehicles were damaged and Broad Street in Lansdale was closed for roughly 40 minutes after an ...

Public hearing set for proposed Cheltenham Wawa | News  Montgomery Newspapers

CHELTENHAM — The Cheltenham Board of Commissioners have set the date for a public hearing on the proposed construction of a Wawa convenience store ...

Cheltenham Township police briefs: Week of Oct. 14 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

PUBLIC DRUNKENNESS >> Alexes Morris, 24, of the 300 block of West Laurel Avenue, Cheltenham, was cited for public drunkenness at 2:55 a.m. Oct. 2 after ...

Franconia Sewer Authority approved for $4.6 million low-interest state loan  Montgomery Newspapers

FRANCONIA — The Franconia Sewer Authority has been approved for a $4.6 million low-interest loan from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority ...

Hillary Clinton cheered during stop in Jenkintown | News  Montgomery Newspapers

JENKINTOWN >> Several hundred supporters turned out to catch a glimpse of Hillary Clinton Friday morning, April 22, when she arrived at Curds & Whey for ...

National Merit Scholarship winners: 102 Pa. students make the list  York Daily Record

The list of 102 Pennsylvania students who won National Merit Scholarships includes kids from school districts across the state, including eight in the southcentral ...

BASKETBALL: Grebe leads Upper Dublin rally past Abington  Montgomery Newspapers

ABINGTON >> Kara Grebe readily admitted she did not pass her first test as a leader.

North Penn talks turf for baseball, softball fields  Montgomery Newspapers

LANSDALE — Could the baseball and softball fields at North Penn High School benefit from upgrades to convert all or part of the fields to artificial turf?

Plans for Abington High School additions, renovations presented  Montgomery Newspapers

ABINGTON >> Abington School District's Act 34 Public Hearing spelled out forthcoming plans for additions and renovations to the high school. No action was ...

Abington man charged with possession of child pornography  Montgomery Newspapers

ABINGTON >> Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele, Abington Township police Chief Patrick Molloy and the Pennsylvania Internet Crimes ...

Conshohocken woman spreads joy of music at senior housing complex  Montgomery Newspapers

CONSHOHOCKEN — Years ago, the late Rosarie Geiger would spend most Saturday mornings at Conshohocken's Marshall Lee Towers, playing the piano and ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Jenkintown Music Theatre presents musical 'Urinetown'  Montgomery Newspapers

Jenkintown Music Theatre presents the musical 'Urinetown' with performances April 1, 2, 3, 8 and 9 at Jenkintown High School.

Former Jenkintown tax collector gets jail time for stealing more than $200k  Montgomery Newspapers

COURTHOUSE – A former Jenkintown tax collector is headed to jail for stealing more than $200000 in taxpayers' money to fuel his gambling addiction.

Police investigate bomb threat at Cheltenham High School  Montgomery Newspapers

CHELTENHAM >> Cheltenham High School and Cedarbrook Middle School students were dismissed early Tuesday after a bomb threat was directed at the ...

BASKETBALL: Archbishop Wood works overtime to top Abington Heights, reach PIAA-5A final  Montgomery Newspapers

BETHLEHEM >> Jaylen Stinson dribbled past halfcourt, tossed the ball skyward and immediately made for the bench to start the celebration.

BASKETBALL: Norristown uses defense to soar past Methacton  Montgomery Newspapers

WEST NORRITON >> Norristown's defense forced seven Methacton turnovers in the first quarter Thursday night and the Eagles were just getting started.

Volunteers pitch in to help with North Penn 'Build-a-Bag' donation drive  Montgomery Newspapers

HATFIELD TWP. >> Dozens of volunteers pitched in on Monday morning to help make the upcoming school year just a little easier for students in need.

William Tennent High School to offer 'pathways' of elective courses  Montgomery Newspapers

WARMINSTER — Students at William Tennent High School will have an easier way to choose their elective courses next school year.

North Penn staff: Another snag in purchase of propane school buses  Montgomery Newspapers

LANSDALE — There's a new twist in the ongoing saga of the North Penn School District's efforts to use state grant money to buy propane-fueled school buses.

Local schools' selections for 2018 Best of the Class

For more than 30 years, 6abc has coordinated The Best of the Class Event - a free daylong celebration of academic achievement inviting high school ...

Abington Township police briefs: Week of May 20 | News  Montgomery Newspapers

DUI >> Jarrell Wilson, 26, of North 15th Street, Philadelphia was charged with driving under the influence and a lighting violation following a traffic stop Feb.

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