Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Both victims were struck after dark
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012
A second Montgomery County student in two days has died after being struck by a vehicle after dark. Upper Moreland Police said a 17-year-old student at Upper Moreland High School was pronounced dead Tuesday evening at Abington Hospital after being struck at about 5:35 p.m. in the painted median of Blair Mill Road at Moreland Avenue. The driver of the striking vehicle, described as a sport utility vehicle, is a 39-year-old Bucks County woman who remained at the scene and is said to be cooperating with authorities. The student's name has not been released by authorities. On Monday night, a 16-year-old Pottsgrove High School Student died after being struck by a vehicle on East High Street (Ridge Pike) in the Sanatoga section of Lower …
Friday, April 13, 2012
Coutts family offering $10,000 reward for information regarding the Honda Odyssey involved in a hit-and-run accident that injured their 15-year-old son.
After 15-year-old Matt Coutts was injured by a hit-and-run driver in early April, the Fort Washington family is offering a $10,000 reward for finding a silver or dark colored Honda Odyssey that was involved in the incident. “15-year-old boy was riding his bike eastbound on the 200 block of Tomlinson Road in Northeast Philadelphia along the north curb of the westbound lane. Investigators say a minivan traveling westbound hit the bike then swerved into the eastbound lane, striking 15-year-old Matt Coutts of West Pottsgrove while he was riding his skateboard,” according to the original NBC report. As previously reported by Patch, Matt suffered a broken left shoulder, broken left leg below the knee and abrasions all over his body, caused by …
Addressing an audience of over 500 people, Bill Clinton discusses his endorsement of state attorney general candidate Kathleen Kane.
By approximately 5:15 p.m., yesterday afternoon, Dr. Warren Rosen and his wife Carol had been patiently waiting in line for a little over a half-an-hour. Standing in the Upper Moreland High School parking lot, the Rosens marked the halfway point in a line easily hundreds of people thick – and quickly growing by the minute. The couple, who travelled from Rydal, were waiting to attend a “Get Out the Vote” rally in support of Democratic state attorney general candidate Kathleen Kane. Neither were shy in expressing their excitement over seeing the rally’s special guest speaker: former President Bill Clinton. “He’s a great man, why wouldn’t we want to come see a great man?” Warren Rosen asked. “He’s always entertaining, and it’s enjoyable …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Former President Clinton will attend a ‘Get Out the Vote’ Rally at the high school in support of State Attorney General Candidate Kathleen Kane.
In support of veteran prosecutor and Democratic State Attorney General candidate Kathleen Kane, President Bill Clinton will attend a major “Get Out the Vote” Rally, this Thursday, April 12, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Upper Moreland High School. According to a recent press release on the visit, the rally follows President Clinton’s recent endorsement of Kathleen Kane as Pennsylvania’s first elected female Attorney General. “Kathleen Kane is the most experienced and qualified candidate to serve as Pennsylvania Attorney General,” President Clinton said in the release. “I am confident that Kathleen will use the legal system to protect and advance the lives of all Pennsylvanians. She is smart, tough and experienced, and she will make a great Attorney …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Doctors say Upper Moreland High School freshman Matt Coutts' recuperation will be long and difficult, but several Montco communities have responded with much support.
After undergoing surgery on Monday at Childern’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for severe injuries sustained in a hit-and-run incident, 15-year-old Upper Moreland resident Matt Coutts is expected to make a full recovery, family sources say. However, family members also say his recuperation will be a long and difficult one. “Head injuries could take months,” Ed Coutts, Matt’s father said earlier this week. “He’s in and out, and still in a lot of pain.” According to news reports, Matt was riding his skateboard with friends along the eastbound side of the 200 block of Tomlinson Road in Northeast Philadelphia at approximately 9:30 p.m., March 30. At that time, reports say, a silver Honda Odyssey was travelling westbound, when it swerved into…
Thursday, January 20, 2011
The Flying Cardinals hosted the The Golden Bears during a swimming and diving meet on Wednesday, Jan. 19.