Posted on: December 30, 2013

12/30/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00PM on Monday, December 30, 2013 until 9:00AM on Monday, January 6, 2014.

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Posted on: December 23, 2013

12/23/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 8:00PM on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 until 12:00PM on Saturday, December 28, 2013.

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Posted on: December 19, 2013

12/19/13 Montco Adopts Budget

Montco Adopts Budget That Puts County on Firm Footing, Addresses Infrastructure Needs, and Holds Line on Taxes

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Posted on: December 18, 2013

12/18/13 Montco Sheriff and DRO Honor Chief Deputy, Deadbeat Roundup Team, and Others

The Montco Sheriff's Department (MCSD) and the Domestic Relations Office (DRO) honored their own during a commendation ceremony held at the Montgomery County Courthouse.

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Posted on: December 17, 2013

12/17/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

A Code Blue Declaration extension has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 12:00PM on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 until 8:00AM on Thursday, December 19, 2013.

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Posted on: December 16, 2013

12/16/13 Pennypacker Mills Wallpaper Workshop

Explore the colorful history of wallpaper from the early 1900s at a free winter workshop at historic Pennypacker Mills!

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Posted on: December 13, 2013

12/13/13 Pottsgrove Manor to Host Spinning Demonstrations

On Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 11:00am to 3:00pm, historic Pottsgrove Manor will host “Distaff Day,” showing the art of spinning fibers into thread.

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Posted on: December 13, 2013

12/13/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

A Code Blue Declaration extension has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 12:00PM on Friday, December 13, 2013 until 12:00PM on Wednesday, December 18, 2013.

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Posted on: December 9, 2013

12/09/13 Pennypacker Mills Victorian Christmas Open House

The Pennypacker Mills’ Victorian Christmas Open House is Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm.

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Posted on: December 9, 2013

12/09/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 8:00PM on Monday, December 9, 2013 until 12:00PM on Friday, December 13, 2013.

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Posted on: December 6, 2013

12/06/13 National Influenza Vaccination Week

The Montgomery County Health Department is joining with the Pennsylvania Department of Health in observing National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), December 8-14, 2013.

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Posted on: December 6, 2013

12/06/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 8:00PM on Sunday, December 8, 2013 until 12:00PM on Monday, December 9, 2013.

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Posted on: December 5, 2013

12/05/13 Montco Sheriff and D.A. Promote Leadership for Women in Law Enforcement

A distinguished council of top area law enforcement leaders addressed over 100 female officers at a leadership development seminar titled “What is Your Leadership Potential?” hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Association of Women in Law Enforcement (MAAWLE).

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Posted on: December 2, 2013

12/02/13 Visit Pottsgrove Manor by Candlelight

Revel in the spirit of the season at historic Pottsgrove Manor with the annual “Pottsgrove Manor by Candlelight” open-house on Sunday, December 8, 2013 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm.

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Posted on: December 2, 2013

12/02/13 Candlelight Tour at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

Visit the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead in Worcester on Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 2:00pm-9:00pm to experience a traditional Pennsylvania German seasonal celebration typical of the 1700s.

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Posted on: December 2, 2013

12/02/13 Green Lane Park Hosts “Waterfowl Watch”

Green Lane Park will host a “Waterfowl Watch “on Saturday December 7, 2013 beginning at 1:00pm. Join the staff at Green Lane Park for a look at migrant ducks, geese, swans, and more.

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Posted on: November 29, 2013

11/29/13 World AIDS Day 2013 – Getting to Zero

December 1, 2013 is World AIDS Day, an awareness day that sparked a global initiative to encourage countries and communities to take a stand against HIV/AIDS.

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Posted on: November 27, 2013

11/27/13 Shapiro Urges Prime Minister Netanyahu to Keep Israeli Consulate in Philadelphia Open

Josh Shapiro, chairman of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners, is urging Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to keep the Israeli Consulate in Philadelphia open.

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Posted on: November 26, 2013

11/26/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00PM on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 until 9:00AM on Sunday, December 1, 2013.

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Posted on: November 26, 2013

11/26/13 Green Lane Park Hosts Waterfowl Watch

Green Lane Park will host a Waterfowl Watch on Saturday November 30, 2013 beginning at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 26, 2013

11/26/13 Holiday Tours at Pottsgrove Manor

Visit historic Pottsgrove Manor between Friday, November 29, 2013 and Sunday, January 12, 2014, for a glimpse of colonial life during the holiday season.

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Posted on: November 26, 2013

11/26/13 Pennypacker Mills Holiday Tours

From a vintage-inspired Christmas tree to exquisite room displays, Christmas at the Pennypackers’ is a feast for the eyes! Guided tours of the beautifully decorated Pennypacker home begin on Tuesday, November 26 and go through Sunday, January 5.

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Posted on: November 22, 2013

11/22/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00PM on Saturday, November 23, 2013 until 9:00AM on Tuesday, November 26, 2013.

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Posted on: November 20, 2013

11/20/13 Green Lane Park to Host “Winsome Woodland Critters” Workshop

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host a holiday workshop entitled “Winsome Woodland Critters” on Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 1:00pm-3:00pm.

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Posted on: November 19, 2013

11/19/2013 Montco, Bucks Planning Commissions to Hold Joint Meeting

The Montgomery County and Bucks County Planning Commissions will conduct a joint public meeting on Friday, November 22 at the Horsham Township Building, 1025 Horsham Road.

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Posted on: November 19, 2013

11/19/13 Terrific Turkeys

Come visit Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 10:00am and meet the wild turkeys that call the park home.

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Posted on: November 19, 2013

11/19/13 Final Montgomery County Health Department Flu Clinic

The final Montgomery County Health Department Influenza Immunization Clinic is this Friday, November 22, 2013 at Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027 from 10:00AM – 1:00PM.

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Posted on: November 15, 2013

11/15/13 MCSD and DRO Sweep Nets 37 Deadbeat Parents in 72 Hours

An overnight raid and week-long search has yielded a total of 37 targeted deadbeat parents who collectively owed $374,078 to 52 children.

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Posted on: November 15, 2013

11/15/13 Holiday Food Safety Tips from the Montgomery County Health Department

The holiday season is fast approaching. Check out some holiday food safety tips from the Montgomery County Health Department.

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Posted on: November 14, 2013

11/14/13 Montco to Hold Public Hearings on Human Services Plan

Montgomery County’s Human Services Cabinet will hold four public hearings throughout the county in November on the county’s proposed Human Services Block Grant plan.

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Posted on: November 13, 2013

11/13/13 Five Outstanding Projects in Montgomery County Receive 2013 Montgomery Awards

Five outstanding projects and their creators were honored today at the annual Montgomery Awards ceremony sponsored by the Montgomery County Planning Commission.

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Posted on: November 12, 2013

11/12/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 8:00PM on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 until 12:00PM on Wednesday, November 13, 2013.

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Posted on: November 12, 2013

11/12/13 MCSD and DRO Conduct Unannounced Raid on Deadbeat Parents

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department (MCSD) and Domestic Relations Office (DRO) collaborated in an unannounced early morning raid on deadbeat parents with bench warrants. The defendants represent $180,000 in unpaid support for 25 children.

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Posted on: November 12, 2013

11/12/13 Green Lane Park to Host Holiday Craft Workshop Double Feature

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host two holiday craft workshops on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 10:00am and 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 12, 2013

11/12/13 Veterans to Be Honored at Peter Wentz Farmstead

A new flagpole at the Peter Wentz Farmstead will be dedicated on November 13, 2013 in honor of all the volunteers of the Farmstead who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

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Posted on: November 8, 2013

11/08/13 Montco Honors Veterans

The Montco Commissioners in conjunction with the county’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs is honoring veterans this year with a series of videos, a courthouse display, and the commissioners' participation in several events honoring the nation’s veterans.

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Posted on: November 7, 2013

11/07/13 Shapiro to Take Part in Thinkfest

Josh Shapiro, chairman of the Montgomery Commissioners will take part in Philadelphia Magazine’s second annual THINKFEST, a weeklong event featuring well known speakers, unique entertainment, and smart conversation about the future of Philadelphia region.

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Posted on: November 5, 2013

11/05/13 Vintage Cars at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

Enjoy classic cars? Then visit the historic Wentz Farmstead to view some restored vehicles dating from the early 20th century. Two local car clubs will be on-site from 1:00pm to 4:00pm on Saturday, November 9, 2013 to answer questions.

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Posted on: October 31, 2013

10/31/13 Controlled Deer Hunt Scheduled for the Norristown Farm Park

The Montgomery County Division of Parks, Trails and Historic Sites will conduct a one day, controlled, antlerless deer hunt at the Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 between the hours of 7:00am and 3:00pm.

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Posted on: October 30, 2013

10/30/13 Montgomery County Announces 3rd Annual Campaign Sign Recycling Program

As Election Day approaches, campaign signs are springing up all over Montgomery County. The signs encourage voting on November 5th, but what happens to them on November 6th? Instead of disposing of campaign signs in the trash, they can be recycled.

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Posted on: October 30, 2013

10/30/13 Pottsgrove Manor to Host Lecture by Dan Graham

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 1:00pm, historic Pottsgrove Manor will host a lecture by historian Dan Graham on the colonial iron industry.

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Posted on: October 25, 2013

10/25/13 Fetters Mill Bridge Closed

PennDOT inspectors today inspected the Fetters Mill Bridge and ordered it closed immediately due to concerns for the safety of users.

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Posted on: October 22, 2013

10/22/13 Montco Commissioners Sponsor Paper Shredding Event in Ardmore

The Montgomery County Commissioners in conjunction with the Waste System Authority of Eastern Montgomery County and Shred One Security Corp. are sponsoring a community paper shredding event on Saturday, October 26 from 9am-12pm at Lower Merion High School

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Posted on: October 22, 2013

10/22/13 Location Change to Stormwater Management Seminar

Due to unavoidable circumstances, the location for Stormwater Management Tools: Real-Life Solutions for a Resilient Community, sponsored by the Montgomery County Planning Commission, has been changed to the auditorium of the Montgomery County Fire Academy

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Posted on: October 18, 2013

10/18/13 Montco Sheriff and County Commissioners Introduce New Prisoner Bus

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department parted ways with its old prisoner transport school bus and introduced a new custom bus designed for increased safety and lower maintenance at a press conference on the plaza of the Montgomery County Courthouse.

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Posted on: October 16, 2013

10/16/13 Montco Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event Slated for Sunday, October 20, 2013

The final 2013 recycling date for the collection of household hazardous waste sponsored by Montgomery County will take place Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Lower Merion Transfer Station between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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Posted on: October 16, 2013

10/16/13 Montco Health Department Flu Clinics Proving To Be Extremely Popular

With more than half of the flu clinics operated by the Montgomery County Health Department completed, health department officials are reporting that every one of the four clinics held so far has outpaced last year’s numbers.

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Posted on: October 15, 2013

10/15/13 Basic Outdoor Photography and Video Production Workshop at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

Come to Lower Perkiomen Valley Park on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 2:00pm to learn the basics of outdoor photography and video production.

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Posted on: October 15, 2013

10/15/13 All Hallow’s Eve Fall Festival at Pennypacker Mills

Bring the whole family to Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm for a free afternoon of fun for all ages.

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Posted on: October 15, 2013

10/15/13 Fall Foliage Hike at Green Lane Park

Lace up those hiking boots and enjoy a three mile hike with a park ranger at Green Lane Park on October 19, 2013 at 11:00am. Witness the fall foliage with brilliant hues and the spectacular fall scenery!

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Posted on: October 9, 2013

10/09/13 Pottsgrove Manor to Host Open-Hearth Cooking Workshop

On Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 10:00am to 3:00pm, historic Pottsgrove Manor will host an open-hearth cooking workshop entitled “Cast-Iron Chef” in the manor’s reconstructed colonial kitchen.

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Posted on: October 10, 2013

10/10/13 MCHD Montgomery County Community College Drive-Thru Flu Clinic Moved Indoors

In light of the weather forecast for this coming Saturday, October 12, 2013, the MCHD drive-thru influenza clinic at Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) will be moved inside to the Physical Education Center located on the MCCC Blue Bell Campus.

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Posted on: October 10, 2013

10/10/13 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This October, take some time to review your family history, your risk profile, and focus on the prevention of breast cancer.

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Posted on: October 9, 2013

10/09/13 Wonderful Wolves

Come visit Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Sunday, October 13, 2013 from 1:00pm-3:00pm to celebrate Wolf Awareness Week.

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Posted on: October 9, 2013

10/09/13 Montgomery County Offers Workshops and Seeks Public Input on New County Comprehensive Plan

Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is kicking off a yearlong effort to engage the community in forming the county’s new comprehensive plan, Montco 2040: A Shared Vision.

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Posted on: October 7, 2013

10/07/13 Seasonal Life on the Farm at the Historic Wentz Farmstead

How did people in the past preserve food without modern refrigeration? Visit the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead in Worcester on Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 10:00am-3:00pm to learn about seasonal life on an 18th century farm.

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Posted on: October 7, 2013

10/07/13 Green Lane Park to Host “Early Bird Walk”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold an “Early Bird Walk” on Saturday, October 12, 2013 beginning at 8:00am.

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Posted on: October 7, 2013

10/07/13 Montco Electronics Recycling Event Slated for Saturday, October 12, 2013

The final 2013 recycling date for the collection of electronic equipment sponsored by Montgomery County will take place Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Upper Merion Middle School between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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Posted on: October 1, 2013

10/01/13 An Evening of Bone Chilling Ghost Stories at Green Lane Park

Mark the calendar for Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 7:30pm to join the staff at Green Lane Park for an evening of bone-chilling ghost stories around a roaring campfire.

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Posted on: October 1, 2013

10/01/13 Taste a Bit of Chocolate History!

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 11:00am to 3:00pm join Pennypacker Mills and Mars Chocolate North America to learn about the history of the nation through the engaging story of one of the most beloved foods, chocolate, in a free demonstration program.

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Posted on: October 1, 2013

10/01/13 Pottsgrove Manor to Host Homeschool Day

On Friday, October 4, 2013 from 10:00am to 2:00pm, bring homeschoolers out to historic Pottsgrove Manor for the site’s fourth annual Homeschool Day.

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Posted on: September 24, 2013

09/24/13 Montgomery County Health Department 2013 Influenza Immunization Clinic Information

The 2013-2014 flu season is just around the corner and the Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) is gearing up to offer this year’s flu vaccine at clinics throughout the county. The shots are free for Montgomery County residents.

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Posted on: September 24, 2013

09/24/13 Montco Prison Employee Wins Pennsylvania’s Strongest Man Competition

Officer Ed “Bam Bam” Bamberger of the Montgomery County Correctional Facility recently won the title of Pennsylvania’s Strongest Man in a competition at the York County Fair.

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Posted on: September 23, 2013

09/23/13 Montgomery County Commission on Women and Families Annual Awareness Event

The Montgomery County Commission on Women and Families, along with the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners, will host its 17th Annual Awareness Event on Thursday, October, 10, 2013. This year's theme is “Changing Lives Through Education.”

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Posted on: September 23, 2013

09/23/13 Green Lane Park to Host “Flying Hunters” Program Featuring Jack Hubley

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will welcome syndicated television host Jack Hubley on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 1:30pm.

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Posted on: September 23, 2013

09/23/13 Meet Mother Goose!

Pennypacker Mills will host a special program, Meet Mother Goose, on Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm. This program offers younger children, ages 3-5 years old, a chance to share rhymes and stories with the fabled Mother Goose.

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Posted on: September 23, 2013

09/23/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Providence and Collegeville

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, September 26, 2013 from approximately 7:00pm to 9:30pm. The alternate date will be Monday, September 30, 2013.

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Posted on: September 18, 2013

09/18/13 Montco to Hold First Preparedness Fair on Courthouse Grounds

Montgomery County will mark the 10th Anniversary of National Preparedness Month with its first ever Preparedness Fair from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20th in front of the courthouse on Main Street, next to Hancock Square.

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Posted on: September 18, 2013

09/18/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Montgomery Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from approximately 7:30pm to 10:00pm. The alternate date will be Wednesday, September 25, 2013.

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Posted on: September 18, 2013

09/18/13 Green Lane Park Hosts “Winged Wonders – Monarch Butterflies”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host “Winged Wonders” a program on the Monarch Butterfly on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

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Posted on: September 18, 2013

09/18/13 Evening Concert at Green Lane Park

Muscle Shoals Revival Band will once again return to perform rock and roll music at the Green Lane Park Amphitheater on Saturday, September 21.

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Posted on: September 16, 2013

09/16/13 Pottsgrove Manor to Host American Heritage Chocolate Demonstration

On Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 11:00am to 3:00pm, historic Pottsgrove Manor will host a demonstration of traditional chocolate-making by American Heritage Chocolate.

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Posted on: September 16, 2013

09/16/13 Meet the White-Tailed Deer at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Friday, September 20, 2013 at 10:00am to meet the park’s resident white-tailed deer, Max, Willow, and Milo.

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Posted on: September 16, 2013

09/16/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Gwynedd Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from approximately 7:30pm to 9:00pm. The alternate date will be Tuesday, September 24, 2013.

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Posted on: September 13, 2013

09/13/13 Commissioner Castor to be Featured on TV Crime Show

Montgomery County Commissioner and former county District Attorney Bruce L. Castor, Jr. will be featured this weekend on “Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall” on the Investigation Discovery Channel.

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Posted on: September 12, 2013

09/12/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Monday, September 16, 2013 from approximately 7:30pm to 10:00pm. The alternate date will be Monday, September 23, 2013.

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Posted on: September 12, 2013

09/12/13 MCHD Celebrates Child Passenger Safety Week with Booster Seat Giveaway

Child Passenger Safety Week is September 15 to 21, 2013. On Saturday, September 21, 2013, the Montgomery County Health Department will be distributing free booster seats to families at the Elmwood Park Zoo.

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Posted on: September 11, 2013

09/11/13 Schuylkill River Bike Trail Closure

Please note: The bike trail will be closed in the area of the Brad Fox Memorial for the Friday, September 13 Hero Plaque dedication ceremony. It will be closed between 8 AM and 12:00 noon.

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Posted on: September 11, 2013

09/11/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Montgomery Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 from approximately 7:30pm to 10:00pm. The alternate date will be Wednesday, September 18, 2013.

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Posted on: September 11, 2013

09/11/13 Montco Electronics Recycling Event Slated for Saturday, September 14

The fifth of six recycling dates for the collection of electronic equipment sponsored by Montgomery County will take place Saturday, September 14 at Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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Posted on: September 9, 2013

09/09/13 Groundbreaking Marks Beginning Of Lafayette Street Corridor Construction

The long-awaited and much-anticipated Lafayette Street corridor extension linking Norristown and Plymouth Township officially got underway Monday when elected officials and civic and business leaders got together for a groundbreaking.

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Posted on: September 9, 2013

09/09/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Abington Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, September 12, 2013 from approximately 7:30pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Thursday, September 19, 2013.

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Posted on: September 9, 2013

09/09/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 from approximately 7:30pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Wednesday, September 18, 2013.

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Posted on: September 9, 2013

09/09/13 “The Other Guys: The Shays, Whiskey, and Fries Rebels as Founding Fathers” Talk

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 2:00pm at the Peter Wentz Farmstead, Dr. Paul Douglas Newman will present “The Other Guys: The Shays, Whiskey, and Fries Rebels as Founding Fathers.”

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Posted on: September 9, 2013

09/09/13 Green Lane Park Hosts “Star Watch Program”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host a “Star Watch” conducted by members of the Bucks-Mont Astronomical Association (BMAA) on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 beginning at 8:00pm.

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Posted on: September 6, 2013

09/06/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Conshohocken Borough and Plymouth Township

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, September 10, 2013
from approximately 7:45pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Tuesday,
September, 17, 2013.

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Posted on: September 5, 2013

09/03/13 ELDER ABUSE (Seminar): Building a Community Response

Professionals, county employees, caregivers and seniors are invited to attend a free Elder Abuse seminar on Friday, October 18th at 8:30 a.m. at the Public Safety Training Campus, 1175 Conshohocken Road, Conshohocken, Pa. 19428.

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Posted on: August 30, 2013

08/30/13 Baywing Falconry Program at Green Lane Park

Head to the Green Lane Park Amphitheater on Saturday, September 7, 2013 for a live birds of prey demonstration.

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Posted on: August 30, 2013

08/30/13 Green Lane Park Features Celtic Music from “Tree”

Once again returning to Green Lane Park Amphitheater on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 5:00pm, is the popular musical group “Tree!”

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Posted on: August 29, 2013

08/29/13 Montco Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event Slated for Saturday, September 7

The fifth in a series of six recycling events for household hazardous waste sponsored by Montgomery County is scheduled for Saturday, September 7 at Pottsgrove Senior High School.

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Posted on: August 29, 2013

08/29/13 PCN Spotlight on Montco Courthouse

The grandeur and the history of the Montgomery County Courthouse will be front and center next week when the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) airs a 30-minute documentary on the courthouse.

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Posted on: August 28, 2013

08/28/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 from approximately 7:45pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

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Posted on: August 28, 2013

08/28/13 Montco to Hold Public Meeting on Fetters Mill Bridge

Montgomery County will conduct a public meeting on Thursday, September 12 for residents to give their input on the Fetters Mill Road Bridge study that is being conducted as part of the data collection and analysis phase of the study.

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Posted on: August 28, 2013

08/28/13 Media Advisory

The September public meeting schedule for the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners has been altered. Instead of meeting on September 5, the board will meet on September 12. The date for the second meeting of the month remains the same – September 19.

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Posted on: August 26, 2013

08/26/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, August 29, 2013 from approximately 8:00pm to 10:00pm. The alternate date will be Thursday, September 5, 2013.

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Posted on: August 26, 2013

08/26/13 MCSD Teaches Anti-Violence and Drug Resistance at GNPAL Youth Camp

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department participated in a summer youth basketball camp at the Greater Norristown Police Athletic League (GNPAL) Center in Norristown, Pa., to help teach kids anti-violence and drug resistance programs.

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Posted on: August 23, 2013

08/23/13 MCHD Reminds Holiday Travelers to Drive Safe This Labor Day

As the Labor Day Holiday brings family and friends together to celebrate the unofficial end of summer, law enforcement officials in Montgomery County are gearing up to participate in a nation-wide crackdown on impaired driving.

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Posted on: August 22, 2013

08/22/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Monday, August 26, 2013 from approximately 8:00pm to 10:00pm. The alternate date will be Tuesday, September 3, 2013.

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Posted on: August 21, 2013

08/21/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 from approximately 8:00pm to 10:00pm. The alternate date will be Wednesday, September 4, 2013.

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Posted on: August 20, 2013

08/20/13 Green Lane Park Hosts “Milkweed, Monarchs, and More” Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program entitled “Milkweed, Monarchs, and More” on Saturday August 24, 2013 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: August 20, 2013

08/20/13 Butterfly Release Celebration

Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 11:00am – 1:00pm to help celebrate an amazing little insect – the butterfly.

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Posted on: August 19, 2013

08/19/13 History Adventures in the Summer

With the end of summer fast approaching and families looking for engaging activities to experience before heading back to school, why not come to Pennypacker Mills for four days of hands-on fun?

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Posted on: August 19, 2013

08/19/13 MCHD Offers Rabies Vaccination Clinic at Third Annual Pottstown Pet Fair

The Montgomery County Health Department is excited to announce that it is working in partnership with the Borough of Pottstown as part of the Borough’s Third Annual Pottstown Pet Fair. The Pet Fair is scheduled for Saturday, September 21, 2013.

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Posted on: August 19, 2013

08/19/13 Moody’s Reaffirms Montco Bond Rating, Revises Outlook

Moody’s Investors Service late Friday reaffirmed Montgomery County's bond rating and revised its outlook.

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Posted on: August 19, 2013

08/19/13 Immunization Information from the Montgomery County Health Department

With the beginning of the school year just around the corner, the Montgomery County Health Department (MCDH) reminds residents that children may need up-to-date vaccinations.

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Posted on: August 16, 2013

08/16/13 PennDOT Inspectors Close Arcola Road Bridge

PennDOT inspectors today inspected the Arcola Road bridge and ordered it closed immediately due to concerns for the safety of users.

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Posted on: August 15, 2013

08/15/13 Montgomery County Launches New Mobile App: GoMontco

Montgomery County today officially launched its new mobile app, GoMontco.

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Posted on: August 13, 2013

08/13/13 Green Lane Park Features Raven Hill Blue Grass Concert

Don’t miss a foot-stomping performance of blue grass music by Raven Hill at the Green Lane Park Amphitheater on Friday, August 16, 2013 at 6:00pm. Admission is free!

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Posted on: August 13, 2013

08/13/13 Montco Recorder of Deeds Office Receives NACRC 2013 Land Records Best Practices Award

The Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Office was one of only four county offices to receive an NACRC Best Practices Award at the Annual Conference of the National Association of County Recorders, Election Officials and Clerks (NACRC).

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Posted on: August 12, 2013

08/12/13 Montco Electronics Recycling Event Slated for Sunday, August 18

The fourth of six recycling dates for the collection of electronic equipment sponsored by Montgomery County will take place Sunday, August 18 at Springfield Township High School between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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Posted on: August 12, 2013

08/12/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of West Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from approximately 8:00pm to 10:00pm. The alternate date will be Monday, August 26, 2013.

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Posted on: August 8, 2013

08/08/13 - The Montgomery County Sheriff's Department Announces New Hires and a Departure

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Department (MCSD) has added several new employees to fill positions as sheriff's deputies, office support staff, and a new role of public relations assistant.

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Posted on: August 8, 2013

08/08/13 Montgomery County Wins Award for Its New Website

Montgomery County’s new website (www.montcopa.org) has won statewide recognition for excellence.

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Posted on: August 7, 2013

08/07/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, August 15, 2013 from approximately 8:00pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Thursday, August 22, 2013.

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Posted on: August 7, 2013

08/07/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Plymouth Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 from approximately 8:00pm to 10:00pm. The alternate date will be Monday, August 19, 2013.

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Posted on: August 6, 2013

08/06/13 Montco Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event Slated for Sunday, August 11

The fourth in a series of six recycling events for household hazardous waste sponsored by Montgomery County is scheduled for Sunday, August 11 at Abington Junior High School.

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Posted on: August 6, 2013

08/06/13 County Commissioners to Hold Public Meeting on the Status of the Arcola Road Bridge

The Montgomery County Commissioners and the staff of the Department of Assets and Infrastructure will conduct a public meeting at 7:00pm on Monday, August 12 to discuss the current situation with Montgomery County Bridge #135 (Arcola Road).

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Posted on: August 6, 2013

08/06/13 Green Lane Park to Host Butterflies and Dragonflies Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a walk entitled “Butterflies and Dragonflies through Binoculars” on Saturday, August 10, 2013 beginning at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: August 6, 2013

08/06/13 Ravishing Reptiles

Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Friday, August 9, 2013 at 10:00am to join in the fun at the park’s final program of the summer series, “Animals of the Schuylkill River.”

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Posted on: August 6, 2013

08/06/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Moreland Township and Hatboro Borough

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, August 8, 2013 from approximately 8:00pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Monday, August 12, 2013.

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Posted on: August 2, 2013

08/02/13 Montgomery County Health Department Distribution of Free Potassium Iodide Tablets

The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) will be participating in the Pennsylvania Department of Health Annual Free Potassium Iodide distribution on August 8, 2013.

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Posted on: August 1, 2013

08/01/13 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Monday, August 5, 2013 from approximately 8:00pm to 10:00pm. The alternate date will be Wednesday, August 7, 2013.

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Posted on: July 31, 2013

07/31/13 Commissioner Richards Testimony at PA House Democratic Policy Committee on Transportation

Testimony of Leslie S. Richards, Vice Chair, Montgomery County Board of Commissioners before the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee on Transportation and Livable Communities.

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Posted on: July 30, 2013

07/30/13 Commr. Castor Testimony before PA House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Comm.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee. Testimony of Montgomery County Commissioner Bruce L. Castor, Jr. Title 35, PA 911 Emergency Telephone Act Tuesday, July 30, 2013.

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Posted on: July 30, 2013

07/30/13 Statement from Montgomery County Solicitor Ray McGarry

Montco Solicitor Ray McGarry today issued the following statement in response to the Pennsylvania Department of Health request for a writ of mandamus commanding Register of Wills D. Bruce Hanes to cease issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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Posted on: July 25, 2013

07/25/13 Montco Office of Children and Youth and Juvenile Probation Office to Hold Public Hearing

Montgomery County’s Office of Children and Youth and Juvenile Probation Office will hold a public hearing on August 1, 2013 at 2:00PM in the Community Room of the Montgomery County Human Services Center.

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Posted on: July 23, 2013

07/23/13 Shapiro and Richards Support Marriage Equality

Commissioners Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards today hailed the decision of Montgomery County Register of Wills D. Bruce Hanes to issue a marriage license to same sex couples.

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Posted on: July 22, 2013

07/22/13 Pennypacker Mills Presents In The Good Old Summertime

Bring the family for a day of free fun Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 11:00am to 3:00pm as Pennypacker Mills celebrates all the old-fashioned outdoor activities that were enjoyed during days of summer one hundred years ago!

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Posted on: July 22, 2013

07/22/13 78th Army Band Concert at Green Lane Park Amphitheater

Come to Green Lane Park on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 6:00pm to hear the always inspiring patriotic music of the 78th Army Band!

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Posted on: July 22, 2013

07/22/13 Green Lane Park Hosts “Incredible Insects” Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold an “Incredible Insects” walk on Saturday July 27, 2013 beginning at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: July 18, 2013

07/18/13 Tips To Avoid West Nile Virus

There are simple steps everyone can take to minimize mosquitoes and protect public health.

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Posted on: July 17, 2013

07/17/13 Pottsgrove Manor to Host Symposium on Colonial Iron Industry

On Saturday, July 20, 2013 from 10:00am to 3:00pm, historic Pottsgrove Manor will host a symposium on the production of iron in early Pennsylvania.

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Posted on: July 17, 2013

07/17/13 Courting Art Program to Dedicate Art Exhibit at Courthouse

On Monday, July 22 at 3:30 p.m. on the plaza level of the county courthouse the inaugural collection of award-winning art from the recent “Courting Art” contest will be dedicated and officially displayed in the courthouse.

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Posted on: July 15, 2013

07/15/13 Zydeco-A-Go-Go Concert at Green Lane Park Amphitheater

Join the staff at Green Lane Park on Friday, July 19, 2013 at 7:00pm and enjoy Creole Zydeco and Cajun 2-steps combined with New Orleans rhythm and blues music performed by Zydeco-A-Go-Go Band! Admission is free!

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Posted on: July 15, 2013

07/15/13 Amazing Amphibians

Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Friday, July 19, 2013 at 10:00am to join in the fun at the park’s second program of the summer series, “Animals of the Schuylkill River.”

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Posted on: July 15, 2013

07/15/13 “Code Red” Hot Weather Heat Warning

A Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning will be in effect from Monday, July 15, 2013 through Saturday, July 20, 2013 for Montgomery County. The hours shall be from 12:00pm through 8:00pm each of those days.

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Posted on: July 10, 2013

07/10/13 Gallery Talk at Pennypacker Mills: Who’s Who Among Governors from Montgomery County

Come to Pennypacker Mills on Sunday, July 14, 2013 to learn about the seven men from Montgomery County who served as Governor of Pennsylvania.

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Posted on: July 10, 2013

07/10/13 All About Boomerangs

Come to Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 10:00am to discover the wonders of boomerangs.

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Posted on: July 10, 2013

07/10/13 Seasonal Farm Work to be Featured at the Wentz Farmstead

Visit the historic Wentz Farmstead on Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 10:00am-2:00pm to learn about hay harvesting practices of earlier centuries.

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Posted on: July 9, 2013

07/09/13 MCHD, Montgomery County Commissioners, PennDOT, & Police to Host Aggressive Driving Presser

Pennsylvania state and local police will be kicking off a Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic (HEAT) initiative on Pennsylvania’s U.S. Route 30 corridor from the Ohio border to the New Jersey border.

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Posted on: July 8, 2013

07/08/13 Montgomery County Office of Children and Youth Presents Music for Kids’ Sake

The Montgomery County Office of Children and Youth and Sam Ash Music Stores of King of Prussia are sponsoring “Music for Kids’ Sake,” a foster care and adoption awareness and recruitment event on Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 1:00-6:00pm.

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Posted on: July 8, 2013

07/08/13 Planning Commission Board to Hear from Norristown Small Business Assistance Center

Representatives from the Norristown Small Business Assistance Center will attend the regular monthly meeting of the Board of the Montgomery County Planning Commission on Wednesday, July 10 at 11:00am.

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Posted on: July 8, 2013

07/08/13 New Data Show 2012 Nonresidential Construction Nearly Doubled Over Previous Year

Nonresidential construction in 2012 nearly doubled over the previous year, with the greatest increase in square footage the result of new office and commercial space.

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Posted on: July 1, 2013

07/01/13 Exeter Community Band Concert at Green Lane Park Amphitheater

Come to Green Lane Park on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 2:00pm and enjoy jazz, swing, and classical music from the 40’s to today’s hits performed by the Exeter Community Band.

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Posted on: June 28, 2013

06/28/13 20th Anniversary of 9-1-1 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County officially launched its 9-1-1 emergency phone service on June 28, 1993, 20 years ago today, and in so doing made it simpler, faster, and easier for our residents to get help when they need it most.

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Posted on: June 26, 2013

06/26/13 MCSD AND DRO Announce Final Results of Child Support Amnesty Week and Roundup

Norristown, Pa., (June 26, 2013) – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department and Domestic Relations Office reported the final results of the week-long delinquent child support amnesty program
and the intense roundup of defendants with bench warrants.

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Posted on: June 26, 2013

06/26/13 Evening Concert at Green Lane Park

Muscle Shoals Revival Band will once again return to perform rock and roll music at the Green Lane Park Amphitheater on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 6:00pm.

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Posted on: June 26, 2013

06/26/13 Hands-On Fun in the Pennypacker Mills 1900s History Center

Spend a weekend afternoon at historic Pennypacker Mills exploring the 1900s History Center. Visit the General Store, climb aboard the horse and buggy, and tour transportation exhibits offering insights into how people traveled.

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Posted on: June 26, 2013

06/26/13 Green Lane Park to Host “Creek Critters” Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a “Creek Critters” program on Saturday June 29, 2013 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: June 24, 2013

06/24/13 MCSD and DRO to Announce Final Results of Delinquent Child Support Amnesty Program

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department and the Domestic Relations Office will report the final results of the week-­long amnesty program round-up and additional follow up activities by the departments on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 9:30 a.m.

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Posted on: June 21, 2013

06/21/13 National Mosquito Control Awareness Week is June 23-29, 2013

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week is June 23-29, 2013 and the Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) wants to remind residents to take precautions to clear away mosquito breeding areas around their homes.

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Posted on: June 20, 2013

06/20/13 MCSD and Patriotic Order Sons of America Honored Flag Day with Flag Retirement Box

Norristown,Pa.,(June 20,2013) – Montgomery County residents wondering how to properly dispose of
old and worn American Flags are able to deposit them in a designated box outside the sheriff’s department at the county courthouse.

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Posted on: June 20, 2013

06/20/13 MCHD and Communities in Motion Announce Montgomery County Seat Belt Challenge Winners

The Montgomery County Health Department Community Traffic Safety Project, along with Communities in Motion, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012/2013 Montgomery County Seat Belt Challenge.

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Posted on: June 20, 2013

06/20/13 National HIV Testing Day

National HIV testing day is June 27, 2013. This day marks an important step in the effort to increase awareness about the need to get tested for HIV. Montgomery County Health Department offers multiple tests to detect HIV at no cost to the individual.

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Posted on: June 19, 2013

06/19/13 Obtaining Copies of Deeds

The Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds office has received a number of calls from residents with regard to letters received from Local Recorders Office (no relationship to the Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds).

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Posted on: June 19, 2013

06/19/13 Orienteering for Beginners

Come to Lower Perkiomen Valley Park on Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 10:00am for a first look at the basics of orienteering.

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Posted on: June 19, 2013

06/19/13 Family Fishing Program at Green Lane Park

Head to Green Lane Park on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 9:00am for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s Fishing Skills Class.

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Posted on: June 19, 2013

06/19/13 Meet the Mustelids

Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 10:00am to help welcome summer by attending the park’s first program of the summer series, “Animals of the Schuylkill River.”

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Posted on: June 18, 2013

06/18/13 Montco About to Launch Community Connections

Montgomery County’s much anticipated Community Connections program that will revolutionize the way human services are delivered in the county will be launched this week with the first of a series of open houses.

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Posted on: June 18, 2013

06/18/13 Reminder: Next Set of Montco Recycling Dates Approach

The next set of recycling dates for the collection of electronic equipment and household hazardous waste (HHW) sponsored by Montgomery County will be held before the end of June.

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Posted on: June 18, 2013

06/18/13 Colonial Camp Fun at the Wentz Farmstead

Looking for an activity that is both fun and educational for the kids this summer? Then look no further than the Colonial Camp program offered at the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead starting the week of June 24, 2013.

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Posted on: June 18, 2013

06/18/13 Montco One of America’s 50 Healthiest Counties for Kids

Montgomery County is one of the 50 healthiest counties in the United States for kids, according to a new set of rankings by U.S. News and World Report.

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Posted on: June 13, 2013

06/13/13 Montco Prepares for Elder Abuse Conference

Elder Abuse Awareness Day is Saturday, June 15, and the Montgomery County Elder Justice Roundtable is working hard planning for an important conference slated for this fall.

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Posted on: June 13, 2013

06/13/2013 Montco to Open Additional Parking Garage This Weekend

The Montgomery County Commissioners announced today that the county’s Main Street parking garage in Norristown will also be open this weekend to accommodate fans heading to the U.S. Open and using SEPTA’s Route 100 High Speed Line.

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Posted on: June 12, 2013

06/12/13 MCSD to Receive Flag Retirement Box from Patriotic Order Sons of America to Honor Flag Day

In honor of Flag Day, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department will receive a hand-­crafted flag retirement box, donated from the Patriotic Order Sons of America (P.O.S. of A.), on Friday, June
14, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Sheriff's Department.

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Posted on: June 12, 2013

06/12/13 Montgomery County to Expand Hours at Parking Garage to Accommodate U.S. Open Fans

The Cherry Street garage will be open today through Sunday from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. for the convenience of golf fans.

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Posted on: June 11, 2013

06/11/13 Montgomery County to Open Parking Garage for U.S. Open Fans Taking High Speed Line

The Montco Commissioners announced today that the Cherry Street parking garage in Norristown will be open on Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16, to accommodate golf fans planning to take the Norristown High Speed Line to the U.S. Open in Ardmore.

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Posted on: June 10, 2013

06/10/13 Montco Commissioners Vote to Participate in PA’s Human Services Block Grant Program

The Montgomery County Commissioners last week voted to have the county participate in Pennsylvania’s Human Services Block Grant Program should the program be expanded to allow more counties to participate.

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Posted on: June 7, 2013

06/07/13 Caring Parents Explain the Rewards of Foster Parenting in New Videos

Watch heartfelt video interviews with persons serving as foster parents under the program operated by the Montgomery County Office of Children and Youth (OCY). The interviews are available on the Montgomery County YouTube channel.

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Posted on: June 7, 2013

06/07/13 Green Lane Park Hosts “In Search of Bluebirds”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program on bluebirds and other cavity-nesting birds on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 1:00pm. Take a closer look at the beautiful Eastern Bluebird, its population decline, and incredible comeback in the region.

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Posted on: June 7, 2013

06/07/13 Spring Cleaning Featured at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

Learn about some of the basic spring chores performed during the late 18th century at the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead.

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Posted on: June 7, 2013

06/07/13 Benjamin Franklin to Visit Pottsgrove Manor

Come to Pottsgrove Manor on Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm for a visit with one of John Potts’ friends at the program “An Evening with Dr. Franklin.”

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Posted on: June 5, 2013

06/05/13 Montco Sheriff’s Department Provides Free 9-1­-1 Cell Phones to Seniors in Need

Norristown, Pa.,(June 5, 2013) – Every day, seniors are vulnerable to crime, elder abuse, prolonged illness and residential hazards when they are unable to call 9-­-1-­-1 for emergency assistance because they do not have access to a phone.

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Posted on: June 5, 2013

06/05/13 Montgomery County Commissioners Sponsor Paper Shredding Event at MCCC

Montgomery County residents who have paper and documents that need to be shredded are encouraged to take advantage of a free community paper shredding event this Saturday, June 8 from 9am to noon.

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Posted on: June 5, 2013

06/05/13 What is Rabies?

The World Health Organization reports that over 55,000 people die of rabies every year worldwide. That is about one person dying of Rabies every ten minutes.

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Posted on: June 4, 2013

06/04/2013 Ceremony to Commemorate State’s First Sheriff’s Department Re-Accreditation by Pa. Chiefs

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department will hold a ceremony celebrating re-­accreditation by the PA Chiefs of Police Accreditation Commission on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 9 a.m. at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Main St. entrance, Norristown, Pa.

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Posted on: June 4, 2013

06/04/13 Spaces Still Available for Camp Salamander Day Camp at Norristown Farm Park & Lorimer Park

Montgomery County’s Norristown Farm Park and Lorimer Park have a limited number of spaces left for “Camp Salamander” in July 2013.

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Posted on: May 30, 2013

05/30/13 Sheriff’s Dept. and DRO announce one-week amnesty program for delinquent child support

Norristown,Pa.,(May 29, 2013) – Parents who are delinquent on child support payments and have outstanding bench warrants will be able to avoid arrest, prosecution and penalties, by turning themselves into the County Domestic Relations Office, during a...

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Posted on: May 29, 2013

05/29/13 Spaces Still Available for “Camp Salamander” Day Camp at Green Lane Park

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park has a limited number of spaces for “Camp Salamander” at the park in July 2013.

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Posted on: May 28, 2013

05/28/13 The Civil War Comes to Montgomery County at Historic Pennypacker Mills’ Civil War Reunion

Discover American history and celebrate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War at Pennypacker Mills’ Civil War Reunion on Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2, 2013.

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Posted on: May 28, 2013

05/28/13 Media Alert: Amnesty Week

Media Alert: Montgomery County Sheriff will hold a press conference at county courthouse on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. to announce delinquent child support amnesty program

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Posted on: May 24, 2013

05/24/13 Fishing Derby

Visit Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, May 25, 2013 from 8:00am-12:00pm to join the fun at the park’s sixth annual Schuylkill River fishing derby.

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Posted on: May 20, 2013

05/20/13 MCHD to Partner with the Norristown Borough Police Department To Promote Youth Helmet Usage

The Montgomery County Health Department has partnered with the Norristown Borough Police Department to promote youth helmet usage in the greater Norristown Area.

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Posted on: May 16, 2013

05/16/13 Sheriff’s Department Offers Free Senior Crime Awareness Presentations

Norristown, Pa., (May 16, 2013) – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department Thursday will offer
free one-­-hour senior crime awareness presentations at local senior housing facilities and centers.

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Posted on: May 16, 2013

05/16/13 Becker Appointed to State Electronic Recording Commission

Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Nancy J. Becker has been appointed to serve on Pennsylvania’s new Electronic Recording Commission.

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Posted on: May 16, 2013

05/16/13 2nd Annual Bark! Bark! Bark! For Our Park!

Come celebrate people, parks, and puppies at this fun-raising event to support the 690-acre Norristown Farm Park.

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Posted on: May 13, 2013

05/13/13 From Out the Fiery Furnace Performance at Pennypacker Mills

From Out the Fiery Furnace tells the stories of life in the 19th century at Hopewell Village around the time of the Civil War. The play demonstrates how a woman’s life and love could be singularly tracked through her relationship with a Hopewell stove.

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Posted on: May 13, 2013

05/13/13 Central Perkiomen Valley Park to Host “Creek Critters” Program

Montgomery County’s Central Perkiomen Valley Park will hold a spring “Creek Critters” Program on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: May 15, 2013

05/15/2013 Montgomery County Bomb Squad to be featured Wednesday on CBS 3 News

Norristown, Pa., (May 15, 2013) – The Boston Marathon bombings put all local bomb squads on notice and the Montgomery County Bomb Squad is paying attention. The bomb squad led by Unit Commander Sgt. Al Stewart, will be featured in a televised segment...

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Posted on: May 13, 2013

05/13/13 New Exhibit at Historic Pennypacker Mills: Who’s Who Among Governors from Montgomery County

Spanning three centuries, there have been seven men who served as Governors of Pennsylvania and who, at one time, lived in Montgomery County.

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Posted on: May 9, 2013

05/09/13 Drinking Water Week

National Drinking Water Week is May 5 to May 11, 2013. The purpose is to raise public awareness and understanding of drinking water in both public and private supplies, thus bringing attention to this precious resource.

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Posted on: May 8, 2013

05/08/13 Beautiful Local Birds at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

Come to Lower Perkiomen Valley Park on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 7:00am to enjoy an early morning bird walk. Participants will join a Montgomery County park ranger for a short morning hike to learn about the local bird population.

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Posted on: May 8, 2013

05/08/13 The Chickens at the Wentz Farmstead

Visit the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead in Worcester on Saturday, May 11, 2013 between 10:00am and 1:00pm to learn more about the valued chicken and its many uses on a farm from the 18th century through today.

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Posted on: May 7, 2013

05/07/13 Second Montco Electronics Recycling Date Set for Saturday in Green Lane

The second of six recycling dates for the collection of electronic equipment sponsored by Montgomery County will take place this Saturday, May 11, in Green Lane between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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Posted on: May 7, 2013

05/07/13 National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

Montgomery County is joining more than 1,100 communities across the country in celebrating the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on May 9, 2013.

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Posted on: May 7, 2013

05/07/13 Montgomery County Health Department Announces Rabies Clinic Dates

The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) will be conducting its annual Low-Cost Rabies Immunization Clinics on Saturdays in June for the twenty-second consecutive year.

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Posted on: May 2, 2013

05/02/13 Montco Names New Planning Director

The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced the appointment of Jody L. Holton, AICP, as the new executive director of the county Planning Commission.

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Posted on: April 30, 2013

04/30/13 Shapiro Touts Montco Energy Savings Program to Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

Montgomery County Commission Chairman Josh Shapiro today outlined the aggressive steps the county is taking to reduce energy consumption by 50 percent.

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Posted on: April 29, 2013

04/29/13 Sheriff’s Department Seeks to Expand Anti-Violence Program

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department seeks to expand the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program on Monday through the county’s public schools, court system and community events.

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Posted on: April 29, 2013

04/29/13 A Special Mother’s Day Gift Idea…Design a One-of-a-Kind Scarf!

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, what could be better for a mother, grandmother, or wife than a handmade gift?

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Posted on: April 29, 2013

04/29/13 MCHD Child Passenger Safety Program Offers Free Child Safety Seat Inspections

Child safety seats save lives, but only when they are installed and used properly. The Montgomery County Health Department Child Passenger Safety Program offers free child safety seat inspection sites throughout the county.

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Posted on: April 23, 2013

04/23/13 “Come to the Fair!” – Annual Colonial May Fair at Pottsgrove Manor

Celebrate spring at the Annual Colonial May Fair held at historic Pottsgrove Manor on Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 11:00am to 5:00pm.

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Posted on: April 23, 2013

4/23/13 Green Lane Park to Host “Earlybird Walk”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a spring earlybird walk on Saturday April 27, 2013 at 7:30am.

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Posted on: April 23, 2013

04/23/13 Meet The Beavers!

Mark the calendar to visit Green Lane Park on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 6:30pm, and discover Pennsylvania’s natural lumberjack – the beaver!

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Posted on: April 18, 2013

04/18/13 First Quarter Report Shows Montco to Be On Firmer Fiscal Ground

After fighting rough fiscal seas for the past year, Montgomery County’s fiscal ship apparently has come through the worst of the storm and has entered calmer waters.

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Posted on: April 17, 2013

04/17/13 A Day of Celebration

Visit Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Monday, April 22, 2013 at 10:00am to help celebrate two wonderful events.

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Posted on: April 16, 2013

04/16/13 Summer 2013 Internship Opportunity at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

The Peter Wentz Farmstead, a restored 18th century Pennsylvania-German home and farm, is looking for a summer intern interested in a career in history or museums.

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Posted on: April 16, 2013

04/16/13 Celebrate Arbor Day at Pennypacker Mills

Arbor Day is just around the corner and Pennypacker Mills is the perfect place to enjoy the wonders of nature with a weekend of programs for the whole family to enjoy!

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Posted on: April 16, 2013

04/16/13 Fun with Fishing for Kids

Come to Lower Perkiomen Valley Park on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 9:30am to learn the basics of fishing from Montgomery County Park Rangers.

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Posted on: April 16, 2013

04/16/13 Baby Care 101 – Safe Sleep

Since newborns sleep about 16 hours a day, it’s important to know how to help protect them from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep related dangers.

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Posted on: April 15, 2013

04/15/13 Green Lane Park Hosts Spring Beauties - The Wildflowers

Green Lane Park will hold a wildflower walk on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: April 15, 2013

04/15/13 Revolutionary War Program at Pottsgrove Manor

Visit Pottsgrove Manor on Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 11:00am to 3:00pm to learn about the importance of iron in the Revolutionary War.

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Posted on: April 15, 2013

04/15/13 Montgomery County Health Department Urges Residents to Prepare for West Nile Virus Season

The West Nile Virus (WNV) season has begun and the Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) is recommending that residents take precautions to clear away mosquito breeding areas around their homes.

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Posted on: April 12, 2013

04/12/13 Montgomery County Sets Dates for 2013 Electronics and Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The Montgomery County Commissioners have announced six recycling dates for the collection of electronic equipment, and six more for household hazardous waste collection.

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Posted on: April 11, 2013

04/11/13 Montgomery County Prothonotary Administering the Oath of Allegiance

Montgomery County residents representing 31 different countries and cultures will become United States citizens on April 18, 2013 at 1:00 PM during a naturalization ceremony being held at Abington Senior High School.

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Posted on: April 10, 2013

03/13/13 Sheriff's Department Staff to Speak at 2013 Housing Fair

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department staff will discuss Understanding Sheriff Sales at the Montgomery County Partners for Home Ownership 2013 Housing Fair on Saturday, April 13, 2013.

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Posted on: April 8, 2013

04/08/13 Montgomery County Planning Commission Seeks Entries for 2013 Montgomery Awards

The Montgomery County Planning Commission is seeking project nominations for its 2013 Montgomery Awards.

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Posted on: April 8, 2013

04/08/13 Annual Sheep Shearing Program at the Wentz Farmstead

Visit the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead on Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 10:00am to 3:00pm to experience the annual shearing of the sheep and activities typical of spring on a colonial Pennsylvania German farm.

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Posted on: April 4, 2013

04/04/13 Montgomery County Issues $55 Million in Bonds to Fund Major Infrastructure Projects

With a long list of infrastructure needs throughout the county, Montgomery County today issued $55 million in bonds that will address many of those projects with no appreciable increase over the county’s current debt service in the next decade.

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Posted on: April 6, 2013

04/05/13 Montgomery County reopens Fetter’s Mill Bridge

The Montgomery County Commissioners this week announced that the Fetter’s Mill bridge over the Pennypack Creek between Lower Moreland and Bryn Athyn has been re-opened.

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Posted on: March 26, 2013

03/26/13 Montgomery County to Honor Centenarians

Calling all centenarians – those persons over 100 years old. On May 1, Montgomery County will hold its 4th annual Centenarian Celebration at Dock Woods in Lansdale. Reservations are necessary, and must be made by April 5.

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Posted on: March 25, 2013

03/25/13 Orienteering for Beginners

Come to Lower Perkiomen Valley Park on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 10:00am for a first look at the basics of orienteering.

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Posted on: March 25, 2013

03/25/13 Pennypacker Mills Presents “Samuel Pennypacker, Book Collector”

In celebration of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel Pennypacker’s 170th birthday, Pennypacker Mills is offering a special presentation by Dr. Iren Snavely, Rare Books Librarian for the State Library of Pennsylvania, discussing the Governor as a book collector.

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Posted on: March 22, 2013

03/22/13 County to Investigate Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Josh Shapiro, chairman of the Montgomery County Commissioners, has instructed the county solicitor to assemble a work group to explore the possibility of the county passing a county-wide non-discrimination ordinance.

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Posted on: March 18, 2013

03/18/13 Victorian Easter Crafts for Kids at Pennypacker Mills

Spend an afternoon creating Easter crafts that will be especially fun and oh so Victorian on Saturday, March 23 at Pennypacker Mills!

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Posted on: March 18, 2013

03/18/13 Green Lane Park to Host “Creatures of Night” Program

Join special guest and amphibian enthusiast, Andrew Curtis, for a close up look at local frogs, toads, and salamanders in their natural habitat.

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Posted on: March 15, 2013

03/15/13 Montgomery County Commissioner’s Office Seeking Internship Applications

The Montgomery County Commissioner’s office is currently accepting applications for their summer internship program. Upper level high school students, undergraduate students, and graduate students are invited to apply.

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Posted on: March 15, 2013

03/15/13 Eco-Egg Hunt

Come to an educational egg hunt at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, March 17, 2013. Please note the two different start times: 2:00PM for children ages 3-5 and 3:00pm for children ages 6-10.

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Posted on: March 15, 2013

03/15/13 The Year of the Snake

Bring the whole family to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 2:00pm to celebrate the Year of the Snake.

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Posted on: March 14, 2013

03/14/13 Go For The Greens During National Nutrition Month!

If there’s one color that Americans can strive to have more of on their plates, it’s green! March is National Nutrition Month, an opportunity to take notice of the benefits of healthy eating.

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Posted on: March 13, 2013

03/13/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00pm on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 through 12:00pm on Friday, March 15, 2013.

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Posted on: March 11, 2013

03/11/13 Spring Fling

St. Patty’s Day and the first day of Spring are coming soon, so “‘green” will be the theme of a Norristown Farm Park program on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: March 7, 2013

03/07/13 Montgomery County Adopts 2013 Capital Budget

The Montgomery County Commissioners today adopted a $56.69 million capital budget for 2013 that dedicates nearly half that total to road and bridge projects. At the same meeting, the commissioners also adopted an $11.2 million open space budget for 2013.

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Posted on: March 6, 2013

03/06/13 Montgomery County Launches New Website

Montgomery County today officially launched its new website, which features exciting new graphics and significantly improved accessibility and interaction for county residents and businesses and anyone else wanting to learn about the county.

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Posted on: March 5, 2013

03/05/13 Natural Egg Dyeing at Norristown Farm Park

Carrying on a Pennsylvania German tradition of dyeing eggs with wild berries, bark, grasses, and roots, participants will use natural materials to dye eggs rather than commercial tablets. Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: March 4, 2013

03/04/13 New Iron Exhibit Opens at Pottsgrove Manor with a Lecture by Dan Graham

On Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 1:00pm, Pottsgrove Manor will open a new exhibit on Pennsylvania’s colonial iron industry with a lecture from historian Dan Graham.

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Posted on: March 4, 2013

03/04/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

The Code Blue Declaration has been extended for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 12:00pm on Monday, March 4, 2013 through 12:00pm on Friday, March 8, 2013.

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Posted on: March 1, 2013

03/01/13 Owl Prowl

Meander along the trails in Norristown Farm Park listening for the sounds of local owls. Young owls that were born in the winter are getting vocal now. Lucky participants may hear their calls. Bring binoculars!

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Posted on: March 1, 2013

03/01/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 6:00pm on Saturday, March 2, 2013 through 12:00pm on Monday, March 4, 2013.

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Posted on: February 27, 2013

02/27/13 Maple Sugar Magic Program at Green Lane Park

The annual “Maple Sugar Magic” program is back at Green Lane Park on Saturday, March 2 at 11:00am and 2:00pm!

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Posted on: February 26, 2013

02/26/13 Pennypacker Mills Presents Cooking in a Victorian Kitchen: Pies and Tarts

Join the staff at Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 10:00am for a day of hands-on baking and eating in the Victorian kitchen.

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Posted on: February 25, 2013

02/25/13 Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 11:00am to join in the celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

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Posted on: February 25, 2013

02/25/13 First Look at Maple

How did the Native Americans and early settlers get their maple sugar? Come to Norristown Farm Park and learn how to make maple syrup from the sap of Sugar Maples. Taste maple sugar and pure maple syrup. Make a maple craft to take home.

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Posted on: February 22, 2013

02/22/13 Montgomery County Commissioners Take “Conversation” Caravan to Pennsburg

The Montgomery County Commissioners will hold the last of five “Conversations with your Commissioners” on Monday, February 25 in Pennsburg. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Upper Perkiomen Valley School District Education Center.

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Posted on: February 22, 2013

02/22/13 Wildflowers of Winter

Herbaceous plants look really different in winter. Their many shades of brown and gray give beauty to the winter landscape as well as to dried flower arrangements. Learn to identify flowers at this time of the year on a winter walk.

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Posted on: February 22, 2013

02/22/13 “Waterfowl Watch” Program at Green Lane Park

As the ice begins to melt off the lakes, migrating ducks, geese, and swans begin to drop in on their north-bound journey. Participants at “Waterfowl Watch” Program at Green Lane Park may see Greater White-fronted Geese, Tundra Swans, and many more.

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Posted on: February 22, 2013

02/22/13 Winter Craft Workshops at Pennypacker Mills: Reverse Painting on Glass

Winter is the perfect time to take craft classes! Join the staff at Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, February 23 from 10:00AM to 1:00PM for a Reverse Painting on Glass Workshop.

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Posted on: February 21, 2013

02/21/13 Montco Releases 4th Quarter Budget Update

How much has the budget situation improved in Montgomery County in the past year?

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Posted on: February 21, 2013

02/21/13 Montgomery County Seeking Information on Best Operating Model for Nursing Facilities

The Montgomery County Commissioners today voted unanimously to issue a “Request for Interest” to gauge the interest from qualified entities on the best operating model for county nursing facilities.

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Posted on: February 20, 2013

02/20/13 Two Montgomery County Projects Win 2012 Pennsylvania Horticultural Community Greening Award

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society paid tribute to community greening champions across the state. Two of the winners were Montgomery County projects: the Human Services Center Rooftop Garden and the Pennypacker Mills Children’s Heritage Garden.

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Posted on: February 19, 2013

02/19/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

The Code Blue Declaration has been extended for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00pm on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 until 9:00am on Friday, February 22, 2013.

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Posted on: February 15, 2013

02/15/13 Heart Health Month

February is all about the heart. The color red can be seen throughout the month in Valentine’s Day cards and other symbols of love.

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Posted on: February 15, 2013

02/14/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 6:00pm on Saturday, February 16, 2013 through 9:00am on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.

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Posted on: February 11, 2013

02/11/13 Celebrate President’s Day at Pennypacker Mills with a Reading of “The General and the Dog”

Looking for a fun way to celebrate President’s Day with the family? Pennypacker Mills’ story reading program will be both entertaining and educational, teaching visitors about President George Washington.

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Posted on: February 11, 2013

02/11/13 Open-Hearth Cooking at Pottsgrove Manor

On Saturday, February 16, 2013 from 11:00am to 3:00pm, visit Pottsgrove Manor and enjoy “Backcountry Cooking,” a demonstration of traditional open-hearth cooking.

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Posted on: February 8, 2013

02/08/13 Montco Seeking Grant to Fund Inmate Re-entry Program

The number of former inmates returning to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility is below the national average. Nevertheless, 62 percent of the inmates in Montgomery County return.

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Posted on: February 8, 2013

02/08/13 Congressman Fattah Invites Commissioner Shapiro to State of the Union Address

Josh Shapiro, chairman of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners, will be in the gallery for President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday at the invitation of U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (PA-2).

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Posted on: February 6, 2013

02/06/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00pm on Friday, February 8, 2013 through 12:00pm on Saturday, February 9, 2013.

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Posted on: February 6, 2013

02/06/13 Montgomery County Sponsors Farming Conference

Farming is not the first thing that comes to
mind when someone thinks about Montgomery County, but it remains a vital part of
the county’s economy and efforts are underway to keep it that way, including an
upcoming conference on farming.

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Posted on: February 1, 2013

02/01/13 Montgomery County Commissioners take “Conversation” caravan to Arcadia University

The Montgomery County Commissioners will hold the third of their “Conversations with your Commissioners” on Monday, February 4 at Arcadia University in Glenside.

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Posted on: February 1, 2013

02/01/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have decided to issue a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: January 29, 2013

01/29/13 Montgomery County Teams Up with American Red Cross to Celebrate National Blood Donor Month

Since 1970, National Blood Donor Month has been celebrated in January in an effort to educate Americans

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Posted on: January 24, 2013

01/24/13 Montgomery County Public Safety Recruiting Additional Telecommunicators

The Montgomery County Department of Public Safety is looking for the best to answer the call, literally, thousands of times per day.

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Posted on: January 23, 2013

01/23/13 Green Lane Park Offers “Winter Tree ID Made Easy”

Montgomery County Parks and Heritage Services Division’s Green Lane Park will host a “Winter Tree ID Made Easy” program

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Posted on: January 23, 2013

01/22/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, are extending the Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency

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Posted on: January 21, 2013

01/21/13 Montgomery County Commissioners take “Conversation” caravan to Lower Merion

The Montgomery County Commissioners will hold the second of their “Conversations with your Commissioners”

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Posted on: January 17, 2013

01/17/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have decided to issue a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: January 14, 2013

01/14/13 Pennypacker Mills Presents: Celebrating the 150th Civil War Anniversary“Call to Arms!

Pennypacker Mills Presents: Celebrating the 150th Civil War Anniversary
“Call to Arms! Emergency Militia in Pennsylvania During the Gettysburg Campaign”

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Posted on: January 14, 2013

01/14/13 Pennypacker Mills Presents: Design Your Own Scarf…a Wearable Work of Art!

Nothing is as personal as a handmade gift for someone special. With Valentine’s Day approaching, why not give that close friend or loved one a unique gift that they will always remember because it was specially made for them!

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Posted on: January 14, 2013

01/14/13 Montgomery County Commissioners Slate “Conversations With Your Commissioners” Around County

Over the next few weeks, the Montgomery County Commissioners will be having conversations about county government with residents throughout the county.

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Posted on: January 10, 2013

01/10/13 Montco Extends Hours For Free Flu Vaccines; Urges Residents to Get Shots

The Montgomery County Health Department has increased the hours free flu vaccines are available at its three health centers throughout the county.

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Posted on: January 8, 2013

01/08/13 Sewing Workshop at Pottsgrove Manor

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 and Sunday, January 13, 2013 from 10:00am to 4:00pm, Pottsgrove Manor will host a workshop on historic sewing techniques with “Shifts and Shirts: The Most Basic of Foundations.”

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Posted on: January 30, 2013

01/08/13 Press Pennypacker Mills Presents Photograph and Paper Ephemera Preservation Seminar

Every family has a collection of old photographs and important papers that gets passed down to the next generation. Daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, and other old photographs all require special preservation techniques.

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Posted on: January 8, 2013

01/08/13 Food Preservation Highlighted at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

If you have ever wondered how the colonists preserved their meats, then visit the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead on Saturday, January 12, 2013 between 10:00am and 3:00pm.

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Posted on: January 30, 2013

01/03/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have decided to issue a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: January 2, 2013

01/02/13 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have decided to extend the Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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