Monday, March 18, 2013
Thomas Troy Young, 49, of Wheatfield Circle, allegedly slashed the throat of his wife in their home on March 10 and fled the scene. Bail was set at $1 million. He is charged with attempted murder.
HATFIELD, PA — The Hatfield man wanted on attempted murder charges in the throat slashing of his wife has turned himself has turned himself in to police—and remains incarcerated at Montgomery County prison on $1 million bail. Thomas Troy Young, 49, of the 300 block of Wheatfield Circle, contacted and turned himself in to Hatfield Township Police on March 15, police said. Young was arraigned before District Judge Harry Nesbitt and bail was set at $1 million cash, police said. A preliminary hearing is set for March 25 at 10:30 a.m. before District Judge Kenneth Deatelhauser in Souderton. Police said Young allegedly fled the scene of a crime on March 10 at 12:38 a.m. Young allegedly assaulted his wife, 33, with a knife in their home, police …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Lansdale Amusement Co. in Hatfield provided 40 VSPhoenix state-of-the-art dartboards at the inaugural three-day Phoenix Cup $22,000 tournament Friday at Holiday Inn in Towamencin
The inaugural Phoenix Cup at the Holiday Inn in Towamencin was a bullseye. The event saw Lansdale Amusement Co. in Hatfield providing 40 state-of-the-art Korean-made VSPhoenix dartboards for the $22,000 dart tournament Friday at the Sumneytown Pike hotel, according to The Reporter Online. The newspaper reports the digital dart machines have remote-play capabilities — you can challenge someone in another country from your neighborhood bar via a special online card — and are complete with surround sound speakers and 26-inch HD monitors. The tournament is sponsored by Phoenix Darts Co. and world champion dart master John Kuczynski, of Zion Grove, PA. You can find VSPhoenix dartboards locally at bars like Third and Walnut Lounge; Hattricks and…
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Troy Dudas, 36, formerly of Limerick, entered an open guilty plea in Montgomery County court Thursday, facing 12 years in prison. David Penna, 36, of Hatfield, also pleaded guilty to lesser offenses and avoids jail time
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Two more drug kingpins in the Montgomery County methamphetamine ringhave pleaded guilty to their crimes. Troy Dudas, 36, formerly of Limerick, and David Penna, 36, of the 1300 block of Cabin Road, Hatfield Township, both pleaded guilty Thursday to their involvement in the ring, according to Peg Gibbons of The Intelligencer. David Penna, however, will not face jail time — he received a four-year probation after pleading guilty to lesser offense. According to Gibbons, Dudas entered an open guilty plea, throwing himself on the mercy of the court. He faces up to 12 years in prison. Two other kingpins have already pleaded guilty in Montgomery County court: Francesco “Frank” Messina, of Upper Gwynedd, and David Penna’s brother, Jeffrey Penna, 42…
Monday, November 26, 2012
A beef and beer fundraiser takes place Friday evening in Lansdale for a local man diagnosed with cancer for the second time
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Monday, November 26, 2012
Area businesses have contributed greatly for a cancer benefit this Friday evening for a Hatfield native diagnosed with cancer for the second time in 11 years. However, more raffle items and donations are still being accepted for the event. The benefit seeks to help cover the medical costs for Hatfield native and 1998 North Penn High School graduate Jason Heffner. Heffner, an amateur filmmaker who currently resides in the Juniata section of Philadelphia, is battling cancer without medical insurance. More than $1,200 has been raised so far via an online donation page. Donations can also be made online at https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/fNU95 More information on the event can be found at its public Facebook page, including who to contact for …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
A three-car collision occurred Thursday morning at Bethlehem Pike and Advance Lane in Hatfield Township. One man was pronounced dead at the scene and a second driver was airlifted for medical treatment.
UPDATE 10:45 P.M. Dr. Walter Hofman, coroner of Montgomery County, has identified the victim in the Thursday morning crash as Nathaniel Rocque, 25, of Quakertown. UPDATE THURSDAY 2 P.M. The male driver of a red Toyota Corolla died at the scene of an accident Thursday morning at Bethlehem Pike and Advance Lane in Hatfield. According to Dan Sokil of The Reporter, the driver was northbound on Bethlehem Pike/Route 309 and drifted into the inside southbound lane. The car was hit head-on by a silver Subaru Forester that was southbound on 309, according to the article. The female driver of the Forester was removed by firefighters from Hatfield, Hilltown and Colmar fire companies, along with Volunteer Medical Service Corps of Lansdale, according …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Hatfield Township resident Sherry Post's Simple Brandz Inc. is a simple way to boost your all-natural lifestyle and satisfy your aspirations at a healthier lifestyle
Whether you prefer it in a ball form, as a powder or as a moist granola bar, Simple Brandz is starting to become the source for all-natural body food and the solution for those seeking a healthier lifestyle. Simple Brandz is the creation of Hatfield native Sherry Post, who was inspired to live a healthier lifestyle after losing her job in 2010. Instead of staying depressed, Post decided to make a change and figure out her next path in life. That path was getting healthy and getting fit. After scouring grocery store shelves for supplements and becoming frustrated at the lack of items with fruits, grains and metabolizers, Post went home and began making her own. What happened, she said, was a social media craze. After posting her weight loss…
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
A total of 32 suspects were arrested in connection with a methamphetamine distribution network which spanned from northern Montgomery County to Philadelphia.
Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman has announced the arrest of 32 suspects in connection with a large-scale methamphetamine trafficking operation, which spanned from northern Montgomery County to Philadelphia and included 12 residents of Lansdale Borough and Hatfield, Towamencin, Montgomery and Upper Gwynedd townships. Methamphetamine was recovered from a motorcycle repair shop in Lansdale, according to the report, just one of many locations where police executed a search warrant. One of those arrested in charged with drug violations include Ronald Krauss, owner of Bad Ronald's Custom Tattooing in Lansdale. The investigation began in 2011, when detectives from the district attorney's Narcotics Enforcement Team were tipped off …