Monday, April 1, 2013
All centenarians are welcome to register by April 5.
Centenarians: those persons over 100 years old. If you or someone you know qualifies and lives in Montgomery County, please let them know. They will be honored in a county-wide celebration on May 1. Montgomery County will hold its fourth annual Centenarian Celebration at Dock Woods, 275 Dock Drive in Lansdale on May 1, according to a release from the county. Registration that day begins at 10:30 a.m., and the celebration runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations are necessary to join in the festivities, and must be made by April 5. There are only a few days left! For more information, please call the county offices at 610-278-3422. Registration forms are online here. The celebration includes a luncheon for each centenarian and one guest. …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Looking for a full or part time job? Here's who's hiring.
BLUE BELL Realtor - Keller Williams is hiring new and licensed real estate agents at their Blue Bell office, as well as their Bryn Mawr, Exton, Horsham, Media, West Chester, Newtown, Yardley, and Wayne offices. Assistant Manager - Waterworks Express in Blue Bell is looking for an assistant manager to provide top notch customer service. One to two years experience required. Weekend availability a must. Rita's Water Ice - Rita's of Blue Bell is hiring for the 2013 season. Friendly, hardworking people are needed for all shifts, must be able to work nights and weekends. To apply, go to www.ritasfranchises.com/bluebell. At the bottom of the webpage, click "Join the Team". Deli/Counterperson - Deli and counter help is needed for both a Gladwyne…
Monday, October 8, 2012
A horror-inspired art show gets Montco residents in the Halloween mood.
This weekend, those in the mood for something "spook-tacular" had a treat at the Tell-Tale Art Show at Lansdale's Third and Walnut Bar. The art by Amy Rim lived up to its namesake. The non-smoking ballroom featured a cash bar and many guests in costume, inspired by Edgar Allan Poe and the looming holiday. See our full gallery by Patch Photographer Kristen McMaster.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Authorities say "bath salts" and other synthetic drugs were sold in three states from an Allentown-based distributor.
The owner of an Allentown distribution business and the operators of five gas stations and convenience stores in Montgomery and Lehigh counties are among 15 people who have been arrested in connection with an organization that allegedly distributed "bath salts" and other synthetic drugs throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, authorities said Thursday. Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman said the arrests were the culmination of a year-long investigation involving the Lehigh County District Attorney's office and a number of municipal police forces in both counties. Ferman described Kenneth Zak Grossman, 52, of Allentown, the owner of J & L Wholesale Distributors, as the "head" of the organization, which authorities …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Lansdale Police have issued an arrest warrant for Joseph Sarni, of Lansdale, who has been missing since early July.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, July 20, 2012
Lansdale Police are investigating the disappearance of Joseph Sarni, 38 of Walnut St. in Lansdale, and Upper Dublin High School graduate. Sarni was entered as a missing person into a nationwide Law Enforcement database on July 16. On July 20, an arrest warrant for Sarni has been issued with the following charges: According to the Lansdale Police Department in a news release from Friday, “In June 2012, Lansdale Police received information that Sarni was selling cocaine, marijuana and narcotics in Lansdale Borough. In late June, controlled buys of cocaine and Suboxone were made from Sarni. As a result of those buys; a search warrant was issued for Sarni’s apartment located on the 500 Blk Walnut Street. Suboxone, a controlled substance …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Joe Sarni, 38, was last seen July 8 leaving his apartment at 355 Walnut Street in Lansdale. A search by family and friends will occur Thursday night
An effort is underway to find a missing Lansdale man named Joe Sarni, who was last seen July 8 leaving his apartment at 355 Walnut Street. Foul play is suspected by the family, according to his sister Jamie Sarni Parsons. Sarni is 38 years old. He is 5 feet 8 inches tall with black hair. He has a scar under each eye. He has tattoos on his arms, with distinguishable ones being a lizard and tribal symbols. He also has a Celtic heart tattoo on his right chest. Sarni, who has been a DJ across the United States and recently settled in Lansdale, attended Upper Dublin High School. Parsons said witnesses told her they saw her brother with another man outside his apartment. However, Parsons said she contacted that man and he told her he wasn't with…
Thursday, July 5, 2012
One-year-old hound and mini-pinscher mix with pink collar and microchip last seen Tuesday in the area of Ide Drive in Towamencin near Freddy Hill Farms
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Thursday, July 5, 2012
A $100 reward for the person who brings Lisa home safely to her Towamencin doghouse. Lisa, a hound and mini-pinscher mix, was last seen at 7 a.m. Tuesday near Ide Drive in Towamencin, according to her owner Mary Jayes. Ide Drive is located near Freddy Hill Farms; the neighborhood is located off Green Lane Road and Sumneytown Pike. The owners noted Lisa is afraid of people and hard to catch. She has a hook at the end of her tail and is wearing a bright pink collar. She is microchipped. If you've seen her, call 215-237-6854. Lisa had not returned as of 6 p.m. Wednesday. Lisa was rescued from a flood in Mississippi, stricken with parvo and severely abused, according to Jayes. She was adopted from Wags Rescue and Referral.
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Lansdale Borough Council will lobby Harrisburg to prevent a proposed name change by Towamencin Township of the Lansdale Pennsylvania Turnpike exit from Lansdale to Kulpsville
Towamencin Township Supervisors plan to ask the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to change the name of the Lansdale interchange of Interstate 476 to Kulpsville. Lansdale Borough says not so fast. According to The Reporter Online, Towamencin Township Supervisors Chairman Dan Littley said supervisors expect the PTC to agree with the request and revert the name back to Kulpsville as it was up until the late 1970s. Littley was quoted in The Reporter as such: “Too many officials come to this community and welcome everyone to Lansdale. We are not Lansdale.” At the June 20 Lansdale Borough Council meeting, councilman Jack Hansen proposed a vote for the borough to lobby Harrisburg to prevent the name change. Council then voted unanimously to do …
Monday, June 4, 2012
More than 75 people came out in support of Joyce Dutton, who was recently diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease.
A group of more than 75 residents gathered at the upstairs bar of Molly Maguire's on Saturday night, in support of Joyce Dutton, who was recently diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease. The event featured food, drinks, music by DJ Sgrigs, various raffles, and a silent auction. Family and friends partied it up from 8 p.m. to midnight, and even a few unknowns got in on the act, sending up donations from the downstairs bar. Thanks to Molly Maguire's generously donating half of the entry costs, and Dynasty Sports supplying an array of unique sports memorabilia for auction. The group was able to raise well over $1,000 on the evening, which will help cover the costs of Dutton's in-home care. Check out our gallery from Saturday night's benefit, and …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Gerald Boyce Jr. had the number of counts reduced, but all charges remain against the Lansdale man
Gerald Boyce Jr., of the 600 block of Wissahickon Avenue, Lansdale, on Thursday afternoon waived all charges against him during a preliminary hearing before District Judge Harold Borek to arraignment at the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas in July. Boyce will be arraigned in county court on July 18 at 9:30 a.m. Boyce is a suspect in five public masturbation incidents wherein eight of the 10 victims were underage. Boyce, 40, the father of an 8-year-old daughter, is suspected of being the serial masturbator that has been targeting teenage girls and women in and around Lansdale train station since June 2011, according to police. The number of counts for certain charges against him were reduced at the hearing by Assistant District …