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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Montgomery County Health and Human Services Partners with Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency

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The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services has partnered with the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) to provide Rent Relief Program (RRP) payments of up to $750 per month in rental assistance to low and moderate-income renters

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Montgomery County Announces Six COVID-19 Testing Site Locations

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Montgomery County officials announced the opening of six COVID-19 walk-up testing sites located throughout the County starting on Monday, July 6. Testing is open for anyone who needs or wants to be tested.

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 29 New COVID-19 Cases and Two Deaths A Total Number of 8,348 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 29 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and two who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 8,348 cases and 799 deaths.

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 117 New COVID-19 Cases and Six Deaths Over Three-Day Period

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths for the three-day period June 27 to June 29. One hundred seventeen (June 27: 66, June 28: 22, June 29: 29)

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 54 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death A Total Number of 8,207 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 54 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and one who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 8,207 cases and 791 deaths.

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 38 New COVID-19 Cases and Five Deaths A Total Number of 8,105 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 38 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and five who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 8,105 cases and 790 deaths.

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 27 New COVID-19 Cases and Four Deaths A Total Number of 8,067 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 27 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and four who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 8,067 cases and 785 deaths.

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 28 New COVID-19 Cases and No Deaths

Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 28 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and none who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 7,892 cases and 778 deaths.

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Montgomery County Declares Juneteenth An Official Holiday All County Offices and Facilities

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Montgomery County offices and facilities will be closed to the public on Friday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration honoring the end of slavery in the United States.

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 74 New COVID-19 Cases and Three Deaths A Total Number of 7,756 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 74 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and three individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 7,756 cases and 768 deaths.

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

“Talk. They Hear You®.” Campaign Encourages Parents to Have Conversations with Children

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The Montgomery County Department of Human Services’ Office of Drug and Alcohol, Family Services of Montgomery County, prevention-focused coalitions, and school districts throughout Montgomery County are collaborating to educate parents and caregivers

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 51 New COVID-19 Cases and 22 Deaths A Total Number of 7,637 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 51 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and 221 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 7,637 cases and 762 deaths.

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Announces Survey Regarding Telehealth

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The Montgomery County Office of Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol is asking individuals who received behavioral health services and their families to share their feedback and experiences with using telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 74 New COVID-19 Cases and 15 Deaths, Expands Testing Criteria

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 74 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and 15 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 7,589 cases and 740 deaths.

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Fifteen Projects Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

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The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that fifteen projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants. The new grants continue an exciting program aimed at implementing the county comprehensive plan, Montco 2040

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 64 New COVID-19 Cases and Four Deaths A Total Number of 7,285 Cases and 7

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 64 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and four individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 7,285 cases and 706 deaths.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Montco Reports 172 New COVID-19 Cases and 16 Deaths Over Three-Day Period

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths for the three-day period of May 30 to June 1.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Montco Expands Election Day Ballot Drop-Off Box Locations for Primary Election on June 2

Montgomery County is expanding the number of secure ballot drop-off boxes to help voters meet the 8 p.m. deadline for the June 2 Primary Election, adding five sites across the County, taking the total in the area to 10.

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Posted on: May 23, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 121 New COVID-19 Cases and 15 Deaths A Total Number of 6,432 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 121 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and 15 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 6,432 cases and 581 deaths.

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Montgomery County Announces Five Secure Ballot Drop-Off Box Locations for June 2 Primary Election

Montgomery County officials announced that five secure ballot drop-off boxes have been installed throughout the County to help voters meet the deadline for the June 2 Primary Election. Completed mail-in ballots and absentee ballots may be dropped off

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Montgomery County Announces Consolidated Polling Places for June 2 Primary Election

Montgomery County officials announced the consolidation of its 352 polling locations for the June 2 primary election in response to poll worker and voter safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: May 16, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 149 New COVID-19 Cases and Eight Deaths A Total Number of 5,790 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 149 additional individuals who tested positive and eight individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 5,790 cases and 4741 deaths. Forty-nine of the

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Posted on: May 16, 2020

Montgomery County Re-opens West Valley Green Bridge in Whitemarsh Township

Montgomery County officials announced today that interim safety repairs on the West Valley Green Bridge over the Wissahickon Creek in Whitemarsh Township were completed on May 14, 2020.

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Posted on: May 9, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 73 New COVID-19 Cases and Nine Deaths A Total Number of 5,010 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 73 additional individuals who tested positive and nine individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 5,010 cases and 414 deaths.

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program Issues Additional $5 Million in Grant Funds

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Montgomery County officials announced today that an additional $5 million in economic development funds would be made available to provide grants to eligible small businesses for the second round of the MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program.

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Posted on: May 2, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 76 New COVID-19 Cases and 13 Deaths A Total Number of 4,385 Cases and 306

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 76 additional individuals who tested positive and 13 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 4,385 cases and 306 deaths.

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Partners With Pennsylvania Harm Reduction

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The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Offices of Drug & Alcohol and Public Health has partnered with the Pennsylvania Harm Reduction Coalition to provide Montgomery County residents access to naloxone during the...

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Posted on: April 26, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 129 New COVID-19 Cases and 13 Deaths A Total Number of 3600 Cases and 207

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 129 additional individuals who tested positive and 13 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 3600 cases and 207 deaths.

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Posted on: April 25, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 93 New COVID-19 Cases and Five Deaths A Total Number of 3474 Cases and 194

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 93 additional individuals who tested positive and five individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 3474 cases and 194 deaths.

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

MontcoPA COVID-19 Response Fund Awards $212K to Nonprofits for Relief Efforts

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Montgomery County officials in partnership with local donors today are announcing that $212,000 has been awarded to 63 nonprofit organizations through the MontCoPA COVID-19 Response Fund.

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Posted on: April 19, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 116 New COVID-19 Cases and Eight Deaths

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 116 additional individuals who tested positive and eight individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 2739 cases and 155 deaths.

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Posted on: April 18, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 201 New COVID-19 Cases and 12 Deaths A Total Number of 2623 Cases and 147

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 201 additional individuals who tested positive and 12 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 2623 cases and 147 deaths.

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

New Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Site to Open in Montgomery County

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On Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 10am, a new drive-through Testing location will open on the Central Campus of the Montgomery County Community College in Whitpain Township. The site will provide self swab COVID-19 testing, by appointment only.

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Montgomery County Partners with Real Time Medical Systems to Detect Nursing Facility COVID-19 Cases

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Montgomery County, PA, has teamed up with Real Time Medical Systems to provide 24/7 electronic Infectious Disease Surveillance of nursing facilities in the county, who have volunteered to share their data. The cloud-based software pulls data

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Posted on: April 11, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 120 New COVID-19 Cases Including Six Deaths A Total Number of 1815 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 120 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 1815 cases and 68 deaths.

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Posted on: April 5, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 101 New COVID-19 Cases Including Four Deaths A Total Number of 989 Cases H

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 101 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 989 cases.

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 110 New COVID-19 Cases Including Three Deaths A Total Number of 888 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 110 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 888 cases.

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 27 New COVID-19 Cases Total Number of Cases are 431

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 27 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 431 cases.

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Fifth Coronavirus Death Reported in Montgomery County 33 New Cases Reported, Total Cases is 404

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Montgomery County officials today reported the fifth death from COVID-19. The 61-year-old female, who resided in the Municipality of Norristown, died on March 27, 2020.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Montgomery County and Local Partners Announce COVID-19 Response Fund to Support Local Relief Efforts

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Montgomery County officials in partnership with local donors announced today the launch of the MontcoPA COVID-19 Response Fund to support local relief efforts in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Financial contributions will exclusively assist community

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

First Coronavirus Death Reported in Montgomery County 33 New Cases Reported, Total Cases is 110

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Montgomery County officials today reported the first death from COVID-19. The 72-year-old male, who resided in Abington Township and had been hospitalized for several days, died on March 21, 2020.

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Nine More COVID-19 Cases Reported in Montgomery County

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported nine additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 77 cases.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

PA CareerLink® Montgomery County Closed In Response to COVID-19 Concerns

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Due to the COVID-19 recommended response protocol of social distancing, PA CareerLink® Montgomery County, a proud partner of the American Job Center Network, will be closed to the public with plans to reopen Monday, March 30.

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Four More Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported in Montgomery County Total Number of Montgome

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported four additional individuals diagnosed presumptive positive with COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 24 cases.

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Posted on: March 8, 2020

Montco Announces Two Additional Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases

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Norristown, PA (March 8, 2020) – Montgomery County officials announced two additional presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Montgomery County today. There are now a total number of four COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County.

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Posted on: March 8, 2020

Montco Issues Emergency Declaration and Update on Two Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases

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Norristown, PA (March 8, 2020) – Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) provided an update on the two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and signed a Declaration of Disaster Emergency.

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Posted on: March 7, 2020

Montco Commerce Cancels Manu-Fest Due to Coronavirus Concerns

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Norristown, PA (February 7, 2020) – The Montgomery County Commerce Department has determined that in light of events that are rapidly evolving related to COVID-19, Manu-Fest and More 2020 will not go ahead as planned on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Montco Health and Human Services To Host Town Hall Meetings on Draft Strategic Plan

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The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will host six Town Hall Meetings facilitated by Public Consulting Group (PCG) to present the draft Health and Human Services Strategic Plan and gather feedback.

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Cash Bail Reform Statement from Montgomery County

We have received questions from individuals and organizations regarding Montgomery County's commitment to cash bail reform and to the Public Defender's office.

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Commerce Department Launches New Montco Site Select Initiative

The Montgomery County Commerce Department is proud to announce the launch of Montco Site Select, a new initiative to help businesses looking for locations connect with those that have available buildings and land for sale or lease in Montgomery County.

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 27 through March 1

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The “Code Blue” Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Thursday, February 27, 2020, at 9 p.m. and ending on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at 9 a.m. During this time, either the temperature or the wind chill is expected to be

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Montgomery County Announces New Leadership at Public Defender's Office

Effective immediately, the Montgomery County Public Defender’s Office will be led by Carol Sweeney and Greg Nester, who will serve as co-chief deputy public defenders going forward.

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Montgomery County Celebrates Accomplishments of African-Americans During Black History Program

Montgomery County residents are invited to attend the annual Black History Program hosted by the Montgomery County Black History Month Committee on Wed., Feb. 26, 2020 from 10 am - 2 pm at the Human Services Center, 1430 DeKalb Street, Norristown.

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 20 through February 22

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared 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: February 18, 2020

ManuFest & More 2020 - Explore Careers with Area Manufacturers and Trades

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Students, parents and educators from across Bucks and Montgomery counties will gather at ManuFest and More 2020 on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 to learn about in-demand employment sectors for the next workforce generation in manufacturing and trades.

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Montgomery County Coronavirus Preparations and Activities

The Montgomery County Office of Public Health is working closely with the Philadelphia and state Departments of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to monitor developments surrounding the respiratory outbreak first detected in

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Montco Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to January 23, 2020

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, are extending the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency issued last week for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Census Hiring Event in Norristown on Jan. 23 - Positions pay up to $27 per hour

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Looking for part-time work with flexible hours and a way to help your community? The Norristown Area Census Office will conduct a recruitment event on January 23, 2020, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Montgomery County OIC, 1101 Arch Street, Norristown, PA

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 16, 2020

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared 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 13, 2020

Montco HHS Announces Grand Opening of Montco Recovery Community Center

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The open house will take place on Thursday, January 16, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 601 DeKalb St., Suite 1, Norristown, PA 19401, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony taking place at 1:30 p.m.

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 8, 2020

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The “Code Blue” Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at 4 p.m. and ending on Friday, January 10, 2020, at 8 a.m.

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Montco Commissioners, Row Officers Sworn In

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The three Montgomery County Commissioners and Row Officers were sworn in on January 6, 2019, at 10:30 a.m., with President Judge Thomas M. DelRiccci presiding. The ceremony took place at the Kaleidoscope Theatre at Ursinus College in Collegeville.

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Montco Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to December 21, 2019

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, is extending 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: December 19, 2019

Montgomery County Launches Census 2020 Complete Count Campaign, Training, and Events

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Montco officials and community leaders announced today a partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau to maximize participation in the 2020 Census and the formation of the Montgomery County Complete Count Committee (CCC) in support of census efforts.

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for December 18, 2019

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared 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: December 12, 2019

MontCo Adopts $428.4 Million Budget with No Tax Increase

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The Montgomery County Commissioners adopted a $428.4 Million budget for 2020 at today's Commissioners meeting. There is no tax increase for Montgomery County residents for the third year in a row...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for December 11, 2019

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared 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: December 5, 2019

Montgomery County Health and Human Services Receives $1.8 Million HUD Grant to Combat Lead Poisoning

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services has received a first-time award of $1.8 million from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Lead Hazard Control & Healthy Homes to address lead and other hazards...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Dog Law Enforcement Office Warns Pennsylvania Dog Owners of Fraudulent Dog License Website

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The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement warned Pennsylvania dog owners looking to purchase new or renewal licenses of a fraudulent website selling dog licenses online.

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Proposed 2020 Budget Presentation

The Montco 2020 Proposed Budget was presented today at the Commissioners meeting. Annual budget expenditures are $428 million, with half of the revenue coming from real estate taxes, 36% coming from grants and 14% coming from departmental earnings.

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

MontCo Issues "CODE BLUE" Cold Weather Alert for November 15, 2019

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The “Code Blue” Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Friday, November, 15 at 10 p.m. and ending on Sunday, November 17, at 10 a.m. During this time, either the temperature or the wind chill is expected to be below 20

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

2019 Montgomery Awards Go to Five Outstanding Planning and Preservation Projects

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Five outstanding projects and their creators and a dedicated advocate were honored today at the Montgomery Awards celebration sponsored by the Montgomery County Planning Commission and the Montgomery County Conservation District.

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Montco Issues "Code Blue" Cold Weather Alert for November 12, 2019

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The “Code Blue” Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Tuesday, November, 12 at 2 p.m. and ending on Thursday, November 14, at 10 a.m.

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

RELEASE: Controlled Deer Hunt Scheduled for the Norristown Farm Park

The Montgomery County Division of Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites is now accepting applications to participate in a one day controlled antlerless deer hunt at the Norristown Farm Park on January 15, 2020, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Ribbon-Cutting Launches Completion of Lafayette Street Extension Project in Norristown

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Federal, state, and local officials celebrated today the opening of the Lafayette Street Extension, considered to be the largest local infrastructure project in the Commonwealth.

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Six Municipal Projects Receive Montco Transportation Program Grants

The Montgomery County Commissioners announced at their meeting Thursday that six projects across the county will receive just over $1 million in Montgomery County Transportation Program grants for 2019.

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Power Restored to One Montgomery Plaza

NORRISTOWN, PA (October 17, 2019) -- Offices in One Montgomery County Plaza, Montgomery County’s office building at 425 Swede are open for business Friday, October 18th. Power to the building has been fully restored.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

One Montgomery Plaza Closed Due to a Power Outage - UPDATED

Offices in One Montgomery Plaza, Montgomery County's office building at 425 Swede Street in Norristown will be closed through Thursday, October 17 due to a power outage that is affecting the entire building.

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Montco Senior Services Presents "A Senior's Story of Opioid Addiction, Recover, and Hope"

The Montgomery County Office of Senior Services is sponsoring three free programs that will focus on one senior’s story of opioid addiction, recovery, and hope. The keynote speaker is Don Tollefson, a former Philadelphia sportscaster.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Maple Acres Farm Preservation Celebrated in Plymouth Township

Maple Acres Farm, the last farm in Plymouth Township, was permanently preserved today thanks to a coordinated effort among the Commonwealth, Montgomery County and Plymouth Township.

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Montco Releases Voting System Feedback Report

Montco has issued a report detailing the feedback received from poll workers, voters, the public, and employees on their experience with the new voting system first used in the May Primary Election and the actions being taken to address their concerns.

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Montco Department of HHS Hosts Second Naloxone Give Away Day

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with STOP OVERDOSES IN PA: GET HELP NOW WEEK will host a second naloxone giveaway day on September 25, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 3. p.m.

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Montgomery County Celebrates PARK(ing) Day in Norristown

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Montgomery County will celebrate PARK(ing) Day 2019 on Fri., Sept. 20 from 9 AM to 2 PM in front of the county courthouse on Swede Street. Come see how an ordinary metered parking spot can be transformed into a great public space.

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

9th Annual MY Fest Pennsylvania Event in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Managed Care Solutions announced today the 9th annual MY Fest Pennsylvania will be at White’s Road Park (400 Whites Road, Lansdale, PA) on Sat., Sept. 21 from noon-4 p.m.

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Montco HHS Hosts Naloxone Distribution and Education Event in Ambler

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Offices of Drug & Alcohol and Public Health are sponsoring a free Naloxone distribution and education event on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in Ambler.

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Code Red Hot Weather Warning Extended

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The Montgomery County Commissioners have extended the Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning based on the forecasts from the National Weather Service to Thursday, Aug. 22nd.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning

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The Montgomery County Commissioners have declared a Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning for Montgomery County beginning Sunday, August 18, 2019 until Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Reports on Housing In Montco Indicate a Vibrant Real Estate Market

The number of housing units built and nonresidential square footage completed in Montgomery County in 2018 shows a hot suburban real estate market, according to two new reports issued by the Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC).

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Montco Office of Aging & Adult Services Announces Name Change

Norristown, PA (July 15, 2019) - The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services announced today that the Office of Aging and Adult Services will begin operating under the name Office of Senior Services, effective immediately.

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Montgomery County Announces 100% Wind Power Purchase & Commitment to Sustainable Operations

The Montgomery County Commissioners announced a wind energy purchase that will power all of the county’s electrical accounts with emission-free renewable power.

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Fifteen Projects Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

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The Montgomery County Commissioners announced Thursday that fifteen projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants. The new grants continue a program aimed at implementing the county comprehensive plan, Montco 2040: A Shared Vision.

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Montco & Chesco to Hold Public Meeting on Keim Street Bridge

Montgomery and Chester counties will conduct a public meeting and plans display on Wednesday, May 22nd for the public to give input on the Keim Street Road Bridge Replacement.

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Montco Commerce Department Launches Enhanced Economic Development Initiative

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The Montgomery County Commerce Department announced enhancements to MontcoForward, its economic development initiative and campaign, during a kick-off event at Montgomery County Community College on May 3 at 10 a.m.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Montgomery County Commissioners open Pottstown section of Schuylkill River Trail

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Montgomery County recently completed the construction of 1.1 miles of multi-use trail and the installation of 1.0 mile of shared bicycle lanes along Industrial Highway and Hanover Streets in Pottstown and Lower Pottsgrove Townships.

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Montco Housing Market Surges on 3.4 Percent Median Price Increase in 2018

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The latest report on housing prices in Montgomery County indicates that the housing market in the county has moved beyond recovery and is in a state of growth following the housing bubble that began to burst in 2007.

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Saving Our Bees and What You Can do to Help

Come to Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, May 11, from 10 am to 12 pm in the Classroom Building to hear a special presentation on how you can help bees survive.

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Department of Public Safety Telecommunicator Hiring Marathon

An Open Testing/Hiring Marathon, including tours of the 9-1-1 Center, for interested applicants will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the Montgomery County Emergency Operations Center. No appointment is necessary.

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Montco Sells $116.9 Million in Bonds, Yields $5 Million in Future Savings

Montgomery County announced the results of competitive bidding on a series of three bond offerings totaling $116.9 million at Thursday’s Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

New Voting System Demos and 'Conversations with the Commissioners'

Montgomery County has scheduled a series of demos of the new voter-marked paper ballot system with a verifiable paper trail. The main demo is scheduled for this Sat. April 6 from 9 am to noon at Ambler Borough Hall, 131 Rosemary Avenue, Ambler, PA 19002.

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Montgomery County Maintains Aaa Bond Rating

The Montgomery County Commissioners have received confirmation to the county's coveted Aaa bond rating from Moody's Investors Service.

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Four Farms Permanently Preserved in Montco

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Montgomery County has added four more farms to its growing list of farms permanently preserved under the Montgomery County Agricultural Land Preservation Program, which is administered by the Montgomery County Planning Commission.

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Montgomery County Planning Commission Seeks Nomination for 2019 Montgomery Awards

The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is looking for projects and people that represent the best in site design, environmental stewardship, and planning advocacy in Montgomery County and invites the public to submit nominations for ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

"Code Blue" Cold Weather Declaration

A "Code Blue" Cold Weather Declaration has been declared for Montgomery County starting Monday, March 4th at 6 p.m. and ending Saturday, March 9th at 8 p.m.

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Montco HHS Will Host Naloxone Distribution and Education Event in Pottstown

Montco HHS will host a free Naloxone distribution and education event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 5th at the Montgomery County Community College West Campus, 101 College Dr., Pottstown, South Building, Community Room.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Youth - Law Enforcement Forum

Montgomery County's Disproportionate Minority Contact Working Group will host a Youth-Law Enforcement Forum from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday March 5th at Eagleville Hospital, 100 Eagleville Road, Eagleville, PA 19403.

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of disability and death in children and adolescents in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Monday, February 25th at 6:00 pm and ending on Wednesday, February 27th at 11:00 am. During this time period, the temperature and / or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Montgomery County's Annual Black History Program

Montgomery County residents are invited to attend the annual Black History Program on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Montgomery County Human Services Center, 1430 DeKalb Street, Norristown.

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

State of the County Address

The Montgomery County Commissioners delivered their State of the County Address at today's Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

All Montgomery County Courts and Offices Closed

All Montgomery County Courts and offices will be closed today, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 due to inclement weather. The National Weather Service is predicting snow throughout the day, changing to freezing rain in the afternoon.

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Power Restored To One Montgomery Plaza Normal Operation Thursday, Feb. 14th

– Offices in One Montgomery County Plaza, Montgomery County’s office building at 425 Swede Street, will return to normal operations on Thursday, Feb. 14th. Power to the building has been fully restored.

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

One Montgomery County Closed Due to a Power Outage

Offices in One Montgomery County Plaza, Montgomery County’s office building at 425 Swede Street, will be closed today, Wednesday, Feb. 13th, due to a power outage that is affecting the entire building.

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

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The Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for Montgomery County through Wednesday, February 13th at 8:00 am. During this time, nighttime temperatures and/or wind chills are expected to be at or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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The Code Blue Declaration has been issued beginning Friday, February 8th at 9:00 pm and ending on Monday, February 11th at 9:00 am. During this time period, the temperature and / or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Shining A Light On The Opioid Crisis

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Drug and Alcohol, through its contracted provider, Be a Part of the Conversation, is hosting free community forums about the opioid crisis.

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Overdose Awareness Billboard Competition

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Drug and Alcohol, in partnership with the Montgomery County Overdose Task Force, hosted its annual Overdose Awareness Billboard Competition for high school students ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2019

Montgomery County Commissioners Announce New Paid Parental Leave Policy

The Montgomery County Commissioners announced a new parental leave policy for eligible county employees that will provide up to six weeks of paid parental leave during the 12 months immediately following the birth, adoption, guardianship or ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Montgomery County Now Accepting Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Applications for 2019

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The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is seeking applications for the 2019 cycle of the Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Program. Applications are due March 1, 2019.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

ManuFest 2019 Invites Students and Parents to Explore Careers with Area Manufacturers

For the past five years MontcoWorks, the workforce development board for Montgomery County, has gathered regional employers to showcase for our future workforce the in-demand, high paying opportunities that a career in manufacturing can offer.

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Montgomery County Commissioners Select New Voting System

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The Montgomery County Commissioners approved a $5.8 million contract with Dominion Voting Systems of Denver, Colorado at their meeting Thursday to provide a voter-marked paper balloting system with a verifiable paper trail ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Montgomery County Commissioners Adopt No Tax Increase Budget For 2019

The Montgomery County Commissioners adopted a $420 million budget for 2019 with no tax increase for the second year in a row that maintains a healthy fund balance and provides critical human services to our most vulnerable residents.

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County from Tuesday, December 11th at 9:00 pm and ending on Wednesday, December 12th at 9:00 am.

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Montgomery County Courthouse Holiday Concert

The Montgomery County Courthouse Choir will hold its annual Holiday Concert at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec.11, 2018 inside the Swede Street entrance to the Courthouse at the foot of the Grand Staircase. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Montco Department of Health and Human Services Hosts Naloxone Give Away Day

The Department of Health and Human Services, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, will sponsor a free “Naloxone Day” distribution to the public on Thurs., Dec. 13th.

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

MontcoPA HHS Office of Drug and Alcohol and Mental Health Receive Federal Grant

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The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) believes in a comprehensive and public health driven approach to school violence and was awarded the BJA STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program.

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Safety & Security Symposium for Faith Leaders in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Department of Public Safety is hosting a Safety and Security Symposium on Tuesday, Nov. 27th at 9 a.m. for faith leaders in Montgomery County at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Campus.

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Montgomery County Commissioners Introduce No Tax Increase Budget For 2019

Norristown, PA (November 15, 2018) – The Montgomery County Commissioners introduced a $420 million budget for 2019 Thursday that calls for no tax increase for the second year in a row while maintaining a healthy fund balance ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

National Adoption Day Celebratioin

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Norristown, PA -- Montgomery County will celebrate National Adoption Day with a brief ceremony to honor families who have opened their homes to children in our community.

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Montco Awards 17 Municipal Transportation Grants

The Montgomery County Commissioners announce 17 projects in 13 municipalities will receive Montgomery County Transportation Program grants for 2018. These grants are the first awarded using funds from the County’s $5 Vehicle Registration Revenue Fee.

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Captain Schultz Hometown Hero Dedication

The Montgomery County Commissioners and the Gold Star Families will join the family of Marine Capt. Samuel Schultz to dedicate a Hometown Hero banner in his honor on the Courthouse Plaza at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 12th, the Veterans Day holiday.

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

An Appeal for Healing and Solidarity

Montgomery County invites residents and visitors to An Appeal for Healing and Solidarity, on the court house steps at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30th, in response to the mass shooting in Pittsburgh and other recent hate-inspired incidents.

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Montgomery County Receives $1 Million Grant to Combat Drug Overdoses

The Montgomery County Department of Public Safety has received a $1 million grant to develop an Emergency Medical Overdose Surveillance System (EMODSS) to develop improved strategies for combatting drug overdoses.

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Bike Montco Workshops

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Norristown, PA (October 15, 2018) – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is offering a free public workshop on Bike Montco: The Bicycle Plan for Montgomery County. The workshop will take place on three dates at various locations.

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Montgomery County Announces 2018-2019 Office of Public Health Flu Clinic Schedule

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The 2018-2019 flu season is just around the corner and the Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) is prepared to offer this year’s flu vaccine at clinics throughout the county.

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Montgomery County Sponsors Farmer-Brewer Events

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Montgomery County is hosting two AgBrewCulture events on Sept 28 and Oct 18 from 11am-2pm to connect one of its most long-standing communities—its farmers—with the rapidly growing community of Pennsylvania brewers, distillers and malters in MontcoPA

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Office of Drug & Alcohol Releases Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS) Data Highlights

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Norristown, PA (Sept. 5, 2018) – The Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services Office of Drug and Alcohol works with community stakeholders to identify issues in order to create effective initiatives that attempt to decrease un...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

First 2018 Cases of West Nile Virus Disease in a Montgomery County Resident

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Norristown, PA (Aug. 29, 2018) – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) is currently investigating two probable cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) in humans. The first is a 59-year old resident of Montgomery Township and the second is a...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Montco and Lower Salford Township Work Together to Permanently Preserve Hemsley Farm

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Norristown, PA (July 27, 2018) – Montgomery County has added another farm to its growing list of farms permanently preserved under the Montgomery County Farmland Preservation Program. The first farm to be preserved from the 2017 round of applica...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Housing Units, Nonresidential Construction Post Second Highest Construction in Five Years

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Norristown, PA (July 24, 2018) – The number of housing units built and nonresidential square footage completed in Montgomery County in 2017 show a hot suburban real estate market, according to two new reports issued by the Montgomery County Plan...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Montco Event Shares Powerful Message of Suicide Prevention Awareness

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Norristown, PA (May 25, 2018) – Almost 400 people attended a Suicide Prevention Awareness event at Montgomery County Community College to hear Kevin Hines, a suicide attempt survivor, share his story of survival, resilience, and hope. He is one ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Montgomery County Sells Series A and B Notes of 2018 - Transaction to Yield $400,000 Savings

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Norristown, PA (May 18, 2018) – Montgomery County announced the results of a competitive bond refinancing of  $43.97  million in Series A and B  notes at Thursday’s Board of Commissioners meeting. Financial i...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Fourteen Projects Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

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Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that 14 projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants. The new grants continue an exciting program aimed at implementing the county comprehensive plan, Montco 2040: A Shared Vision.

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Montgomery County Achieves Aaa Bond Rating

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Norristown, PA (May 4, 2018) – Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Montgomery County’s bond rating to Aaa, noting that “the county’s financial position is the strongest it’s been in a...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Recommendations from the Office of Public Health: Start of the 2018 Mosquito Season

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Mosquito season is starting! The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) is recommending some simple steps that residents can take to protect themselves from insect bites and prevent the spread of insect-borne disease.

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Montco Housing Market Surges on 2.3 Percent Median Price Increase in 2017

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Norristown, PA (April 18, 2018) – The latest report on housing prices in Montgomery County provides a strong argument that the housing market in the county has recovered fully and is in a state of growth following the housing bubble that began t...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Your Way Home Montgomery County 2018 Point-In-Time Count

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Norristown, PA (April 16, 2018) – Homelessness in Montgomery County has decreased by 37 percent since 2013, as measured by the annual Point-in-Time Count. The count, conducted on the night of Jan. 31, 2018, identified 291 individuals sleeping in...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Office of Drug and Alcohol Showcases Unintentional Injury Prevention Program

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The Office of Drug and Alcohol in partnership with Aldergate Youth Service Bureau and Abington School District showcased an unintentional injury prevention program called Second Step.

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Your Way Home Launches 2-1-1 Hotline

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The new partnership creates 2-1-1 as a free, 24-hour helpline that connects individuals to the help, support, and information they need. The new 2-1-1 SEPA hotline is part of the national 2-1-1.

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Montgomery County Commissioners Deliver State of the County Report

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Montgomery County Commissioners Dr. Val Arkoosh, Chair; Ken Lawrence, Jr., Vice Chair; and Joe Gale delivered the 2017 reporter on the State of the County at today’s Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Invitation - Montgomery County Voting Machine Open House

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This year, Montgomery County will be purchasing new voting machines and we are inviting all county residents to our Voting Machine Open House on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

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News Flash

Posted on: December 29, 2017

Code Blue Weather Declaration Extension

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The Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for MontcoPA through 4 pm on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. During this time, nighttime temperatures and/or wind chills are expected to be at or below 20 degrees.

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Code Blue Weather Declaration

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The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for the period beginning Monday, Dec. 25 at 4pm and ending on Friday, Dec. 29 at 10am.

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Montco Adopts $403.4 Million Budget with No Real Estate Tax Rate Increase

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The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously today to adopt a $403.4 million budget for 2018 that includes no increase in millage for either the County General Fund Operating or Montgomery County Community College rates.

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

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The Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for Montgomery County through 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. During this time, nighttime temperatures and/or wind chills are expected to be at or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for MontcoPA for the period beginning Tues. 12/12 at 9 p.m. and ending on Thurs. 12/14 at 9 a.m.

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Saturday, December 9th at 9:00pm and ending Monday, December 11th at 9:00am.

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Phase 3 of Lafayette Street Extension Project Breaks Ground

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Federal, state, and local officials broke ground Thursday on the third phase of the Lafayette Street Extension Project, which is considered the largest local infrastructure project in the Commonwealth.

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

PA Awards More Than $12.6M in Grants to Montco and Municipalities

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MontcoPA & municipalities were awarded more than $12.6M through 31 different awards across six different grant programs, supporting such investments as trail development, stormwater and sewer system maintenance, and multimodal transportation projects.

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Montgomery County Health and Human Services Warns of Restaurant Inspection Scam

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The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services would like to alert the owners of restaurants and other establishments throughout the county that reports have been received of individuals impersonating the department’s health inspectors.

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

2017 Montgomery Awards

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Six outstanding projects and their creators and an exceptional organization that advocates for environmental sustainability in Montgomery County were honored Wednesday evening at the Montgomery Awards celebration sponsored by the Planning Commission.

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Dept. Public Safety Partners with Simon's Fund to launch "The Easiest Scholarship Ever"

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The goal of the contest is to get as many automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) in the county registered as possible using the PulsePoint AED smart phone app.

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for MontcoPA for the period beginning Friday, Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. & ending on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 8 a.m. During this time period, the temperature and / or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Montgomery County Announces 2017 Campaign Sign Recycling Program

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Norristown, PA (Nov. 1, 2017) – Campaign signs are popping up around Montgomery County reminding residents to cast their votes on Nov. 7. After the excitement of Election Day, what happens to all of those signs? In Montgomery County, they can be...

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Controlled Deer Hunt Scheduled for the Norristown Farm Park

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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, Jan. 17, 2018 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Montco Offers Event and New Guidebook Focused on Townhouse Design

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The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) invites the public to attend Building Better Townhouse Communities on Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Upper Dublin Township building, 801 Loch Alsh Ave., Fort Washington.

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Officials Announce 4 Percent Decrease in Accidental Drug-Related Deaths in Montgomery County

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Montgomery County officials released the statistics on overdose deaths in the county from the first and second quarter of 2017, which showed a 4 percent decrease from the first half of 2016.

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Office of Drug and Alcohol Announces the Drug and Alcohol Prevention Project: A Mini Grant Project

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The MontcoPA Office of Drug & Alcohol seeks to support the efforts of local community action groups by sponsoring and providing guidance regarding effective Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug (ATOD)-free programs, strategies, and activities.

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Two County Bridges Closing

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Two county bridges will be closed due to safety concerns. King Road Bridge in Salford Township will be closed Friday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m., and Black Road Bridge in Lower Merion Township will be closed Monday, Oct. 9 at 11 a.m.

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Commissioners Celebrate New Mural in Schwenksville

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Commissioners Val Arkoosh, M.D., Chair, and Joe Gale attended a dedication ceremony with state and borough officials for Schwenksville Borough’s new “Welcome Mural.”

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Montgomery County Municipalities Awarded $5.2 Million for Traffic Signal Improvements

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13 Montgomery County municipalities were awarded nearly $5.2 million for 14 traffic signal projects from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) to provide critical improvements to traffic signaling in the county.

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Montco Receives Outlook Upgrade and Maintains Solid Bond Rating

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Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Montgomery County’s outlook to “positive” and has reaffirmed its Aa1 bond rating.

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

2017-2018 Montgomery County Health Department Flu Clinic Schedule

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The 2017-2018 flu season is just around the corner and the Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) is offering this year’s flu vaccine at clinics throughout the county.

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

Montgomery County Launches Smart911 Program

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Montgomery County Commissioners introduced a new emergency preparedness program at their meeting Thursday that residents can use to submit a safety profile to the Department of Public Safety for use in an emergency.

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Montgomery County Wins Diamond Award for Providing Commuting Alternatives

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Montgomery County was honored with the highest level sustainability award for Transportation Demand Management (TDM) for its work providing commuting alternatives to those who live and work in the county.

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Montgomery County Officials and Veterans Groups Observe POW/MIA Day

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Commissioners Ken Lawrence, Jr. & Joe Gale were joined today by members of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 25, the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 349, & American Legion 901 at a ceremony to recognize POW/MIA Day at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Montco and Norristown Celebrate PARK(ing) Day

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The Montgomery County Planning Commission and Montgomery County Health Department, along with the Municipality of Norristown, will celebrate PARK(ing) Day 2017 on Friday, Sept.15.

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Montgomery County Moves Forward on 19 Bridge Projects, Introduces Interactive Bridge Map

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MontcoPA will be moving forward on 19 bridge projects, after commissioners approved the contracts and advertisements Thursday. The county also introduced a new interactive map allowing the public to see progress being made on county-owned bridges.

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Rescheduled: Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Providence Township

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The Montgomery County Health Department, after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and Upper Providence township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the mosquito population in selected areas.

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Fall Migration Bird Walk at Norristown Farm Park

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Come to Norristown Farm Park on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 8:00 am to join park
staff in exploring different areas for resident and fall migrating birds, especially hawks. Bring binoculars if you have them.

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Lower Moreland Township

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The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Pottstown Borough will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas.

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Incredible Insects at Norristown Farm Park

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Learn about the marvelous diversity of form and function within this group at Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 1:00 pm. Join staff to search for insects in the meadow. Play a game and make an insect craft.

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Pottstown Borough

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The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Pottstown Borough will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas.

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Royersford Borough, Limerick and Upper Providence

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The Montgomery County Health Department will be spraying to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas.

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Providence Township

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The Montgomery County Health Department, after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection & Upper Providence township officials, will be spraying to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas on August 29, 2017.

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

The Eastern Coyote at Norristown Farm Park

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Learn about the natural history of the elusive coyote from Ranger Tim Wilson on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 6:30pm. The talk will be followed by a walk in the park.

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

“Code Red” Hot Weather Health Warning

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Horsham and Montgomery Townships

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The Montgomery County Health Department, after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Horsham and Montgomery township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Montgomery County Health Department Distribution of Free Potassium Iodide Tablets on August 24, 2017

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Montgomery County Health Department will provide free potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Montgomery residents who live, work or attend schools within a 10-mile radius of the Limerick Generating Station, on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 from 8am to 3pm.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Child Welfare Needs Based Plan and Budget Hearing Rescheduled

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Office of Children and Youth and Juvenile Probation Office will hold a public hearing on Aug. 17, 2017 at 9 a.m. in Conference Room A/B of the Montgomery County Human Services Center, Norristown, PA. The hearing is rescheduled from August 10, 2017.

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Norristown Municipality, Montgomery County

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Montgomery County Health Department, after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Norristown municipal officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas.

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Hatboro Borough and Upper Moreland Township

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The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas.

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Green Lane Park Hosts “Bugs and Blooms – a Photography Outing”

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Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a “Bugs and Blooms Photography
Outing” on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 1:00 pm.

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

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

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The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP), and Abington township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population.

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Valley Green Road Bridge Closed

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PennDOT officials today inspected the Valley Green Road Bridge and ordered it closed immediately due to concerns for the safety of its users.

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

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

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Norristown, PA (July 20, 2017) – The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP), and Upper Merion Township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to contr...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

"Code Red" Hot Weather Health Warning

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Norristown, PA (July 20, 2017) – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety,  have declared a Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning for Montgomery County based on a review of fo...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Cosby Trial Expenses Total $219,100

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Montgomery County has calculated that the expenses of the Commonwealth vs. William Cosby Trial are approximately $219,100.

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Planning Commission Releases Countywide Survey on Bicycling in Montco

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The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) has released a survey to find out what the community thinks about bicycling for the county's new bicycle mobility plan.

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

PulsePoint App Assists in Life-Saving Measures in Limerick Township

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A 56-year-old man received CPR during a cardiac arrest in LImerick Township ono July 1, along with the application of an automated external defibrillation, during a call that triggered the county's new PulsePoint Respond mobile application.

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Montco Sheriff Honors Outgoing Chief, Swears in New Chief

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Montgomery County Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny held a ceremony at the courthouse to honor outgoing Chief Deputy T. Michael Beaty, who is leaving to become Tredyffrin Township Police Department's superintendent.

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Honey Bees at Norristown Farm Park

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Meet the Farm Park’s bee keeper, Don George on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 2:00pm at
Norristown Farm Park. Learn about bee biology and how you can help the honey bee at home.

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Junior Naturalist Camp 2017 - Norristown Farm Park & Lorimer Park

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Sign your children up for the Junior Naturalist Camp, an environmental Summer learning program for children ages 9-12 who have completed third grade through sixth grade.

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Four Trail Projects in Montco Awarded DVRPC Funding

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The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) has awarded funding for four trail projects in Montgomery County through its Regional Trails Program.

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Animal Habitat Walk at Norristown Farm Park

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Join a park ranger at Norristown Farm Park on July 9, 2017 at 6:00 pm for a nature walk in the early evening. Learn about the animals that live in the park.

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Another Farm Permanently Preserved in Montgomery County

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Montgomery County has added another farm to its growing list of permanently preserved farm properties. The Mashintonio #2 Farm was preserved on June 1, 2017. This 90-acre grain farm is located on Hoffmansville Road in New Hanover Township.

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Montgomery County Names New Solicitor

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Norristown, PA (June 15, 2017) – The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that Shelley R. Smith is joining the county’s senior team on June 19, 2017 as county solicitor.

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Housing Units Built in Montco Reach Highest Number in 10 Years

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Norristown, PA (June 15, 2017) – The number of housing units built in Montgomery County in 2016 reached its highest amount in 10 years while new nonresidential (commercial, office, and institutional) construction nearly doubled since 2015, accor...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Point-in-Time Count of Homeless Down 33% in Montgomery County

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Norristown, PA (June 15, 2017) – There has been a 33 percent reduction in the number of homeless in Montgomery County since 2013, according to the most recent Point-in-Time count conducted by the county. These findings were announced today at th...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Montgomery County Planning Commission Offers Event Focused on the Village at Valley Forge

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Norristown, PA (June 12, 2017) – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) invites the public to attend a discussion and tour of the Village at Valley Forge on June 22, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The Village at Valley Forge, located at 1 Villa...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

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Norristown, PA (June 9, 2017) – A team of assessors from the Commission of Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) will arrive July 24, 2017 to examine all aspects of Montgomery County Department of Public Safety&rs...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Knee Deep in the Creek at Norristown Farm Park

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Celebrate the beginning of summer by bringing the family to a creek investigation. Examine the creatures that are adapted to life in the water.

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Audubon Bird Town Walk at Lorimer Park

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Explore Lorimer Park and the Bethayres Swamp, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area) during an Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 8:00 am to look resident species.

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Fourth Annual "Daring Dad" Scavenger Hunt at Norristown Farm Park

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Bring dad to Norristown Farm Park this Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm for a challenging nature scavenger hunt. He’ll have to follow a series of clues to find the items or answer questions.

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Statement on Climate Action Efforts

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Valerie A. Arkoosh, MD, MPH, Chair, and Kenneth E, Lawrencem Jr., Bice Chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners are providing a statement on joining local governments and organizations working to combat climate change.

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Montgomery County Bond Sale to Yield More Than $1.6 Million in Budgetary Savings

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Norristown, PA (June 1, 2017) – Montgomery County announced the results of a competitive bond sale offering of $62.3 million in Series A and B bonds at today’s Board of Commissioners meeting. Financial institutions were invited to subm...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Montgomery County Commissioners Announce New Program to Save Lives

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Wynnewood, PA (May 24, 2017) – Montgomery County is launching a new mobile app to strengthen the chain of survival for cardiac arrest victims in the county. Montgomery County is the first county in Southeastern Pennsylvania and the second in the ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Montco Maintains Solid Bond Rating

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Norristown, PA (May 19, 2017) – Moody’s Investors Service has reaffirmed Montgomery County’s Aa1 bond rating with a stable outlook, and noted that “Montgomery County benefits from strong management that adheres to fiscal policies, multi-year budg...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Conversations with Commissioners Event in Conshohocken

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Conshohocken, PA (May 30, 2017) – For the fifth year in a row, the Montgomery County Commissioners are taking their message on the road. Constituents are encouraged to attend the Conversations with Commissioners town hall events to discuss the i...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Montgomery County Planning Commission Offers Two Workshops for Public Input on Bicycling in Montco

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Norristown, PA (May 17, 2017) – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is hosting two workshops to find out what the community thinks about bicycling for the county’s new bicycle mobility plan, Bike Montco. Workshop participa...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Montgomery County Commissioners Celebrate 32nd Annual Senior Games

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Blue Bell, PA (May 12, 2017) – Montgomery County Commissioners attended the closing luncheon today of the 32nd annual Montgomery County Senior Games. This year, more than 500 adults participated in the games.

“We encourage our seniors t...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Montgomery County Municipalities Receive More Than $5 Million in Grants from PennDOT

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Norristown, PA (May 12, 2017) – On Thursday PennDot awarded 15 grants totaling more than $5 million dollars in support of Montgomery County traffic signal upgrades and replacements in 13 municipalities. The grants, part of the Pennsylvania Depar...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Mother’s Day Spring Crafts at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

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Bring your children to Lower Perkiomen Valley Park for a Mother’s Day themed crafting event on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Main Pavilion.

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Native Plant Sale at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

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Ready for spring? Join the staff of the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy for a native plant sale at the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 10am-4pm.

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Construction to Begin on New Portion of Schuylkill River Trail in Pottstown

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Pottstown, PA (May 5, 2017) – Montgomery County, in coordination with the Borough of Pottstown, will be constructing a new portion of the Schuylkill River Trail in Pottstown. This new multi-use trail will be built along Industrial Highway betwee...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Thirteen Municipalities Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

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Norristown, PA (May 4, 2017) – The Montgomery County Commissioners announced today that 13 projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants. The new grants continue an exciting program aimed at implementing the county compre...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Montco Launches 2nd Annual Trail Challenge

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Norristown, PA (May 4, 2017) – The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD), with assistance from the Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC), and the Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites Division (PTHS) of the Department of Assets and Infra...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Montgomery County Commissioners Celebrate Centenarians at Luncheon

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Lansdale, PA (May 3, 2017) – Montgomery County Commissioners joined more than 50 centenarians Wednesday for the county’s eighth annual Centenarian Luncheon at Dock Woods. The luncheon celebrated the lives and stories of the 453 residen...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Montco Commissioners Sponsor Free Community Paper Shredding Event in Harleysville

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Harleysville, PA (May 1, 2017) – The Montgomery County Commissioners, in conjunction with Shred One Security Corp., will be sponsoring a free community paper shredding event on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine, at Indian ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Montgomery County Celebrates Arbor Day with Free Trees from PECO

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Norristown, PA (April 28, 2017) – In partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, PECO recognized Arbor Day by giving away 100 trees to residents in Montgomery County as part of the Energy-Saving Trees program. All 100 trees have been reserved and...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Fetters Mill Bridge Closed

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Norristown, PA (April 27, 2017) – PennDOT officials today inspected the Fetters Mill Road Bridge and ordered it closed immediately due to concerns for the safety of its users. The bridge, which was originally built in 1883 and spans the Pennypac...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Audubon Bird Town Walk at Lorimer Park

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Explore Lorimer Park, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area) during an Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 8:00am to look for migrating birds, especially warblers, as well as resident species.

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Come to the Fair! Pottsgrove Manor to host Annual Colonial Mayfair Event

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Pottsgrove Manor is looking forward to hosting our annual Colonial Mayfair on Saturday, May 6th, from 11am to 5pm. Mayfair is a day of fun-filled activities for all ages. There will be games, music, crafts, and living history demonstrations.

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Night Life Program at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

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What happened at the Wentz house during the warmer months after the sun went down? Join the staff at the Peter Wentz Farmstead on Friday, May 5, 2017 for an exploration of night life in an eighteenth-century home.

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

'May Day' at Norristown Farm Park

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Celebrate the first day of May in the traditional way with a dance around the
maypole. Explore flowers, birds, baby animals and other spring things with the park naturalist. Participants will also make a seasonal craft.

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Montgomery County Releases 2016 Naloxone Data

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Norristown, PA (April 20, 2017) – Montgomery County EMS administered 847 does of naloxone in 2016 according to a presentation at today’s Montgomery County Board of Commissioners meeting, including 621 reversals or saves. Nalox...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Montco Housing Market Surges on 2.9 Percent Median Price Increase in 2016

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The latest report on housing prices in Montgomery County provides a strong argument that the housing market in the county has recovered from the housing bubble that began to burst in 2007.

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Montgomery County Health Department Announces Rabies Clinic Dates

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Norristown, PA (April 17, 2017) – The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) will be conducting its annual Low-Cost Rabies Immunization Clinics for the 26th consecutive year. This year, the Health Department aimed to improve access ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Montco Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event Slated for Saturday, April 22, 2017

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Harleysville, PA (April 12, 2017) – The first recycling date for the collection of household hazardous waste sponsored by Montgomery County this year will take place Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Indian Valley Middle School located at 130...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Volunteers Wanted for Animal Habitat Restoration at Norristown Farm Park

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Join a park ranger in an effort to remove invasive plants from the park by volunteering for an animal habitat restoration project at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Annual Sheep Shearing Program at the Wentz Farmstead

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Enjoy a fun-filled day for the entire family by visiting the historic Peter Wentz
Farmstead on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10:00am to 3:00pm for the annual shearing of the sheep and other activities on the colonial Pennsylvania German farm.

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Green Lane Park Hosts “Earth Day Workday in the Park”

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Green Lane Park will host an “Earth Day Workday” program in the park on Saturday, April 22nd from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Join staff as we celebrate Earth Day with a day of service in the park along the Perkiomen Trail.

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

A Howling Good Birthday Bash at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

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Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, 4/22/2017 from 10:00am – 12:00pm and join in the fun as we wish Hunter and Scout a very happy 5th birthday. Visitors will learn about wolves in the wild as they celebrate the park’s resident birthday boys.

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Earth Day Everyday at Norristown Farm Park

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Take a first look at the earth at Norristown Farm Park on Thursday, April 20, 2017
at 1:00pm to find out what we can do to help our planet. Learn about recycling and other ways to help our earth. Play games
and make an Earth Day craft.

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Advice from the Montgomery County Health Department at the Start of the 2017 Mosquito Season

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Norristown, PA (April 11, 2017) – The mosquito season is starting and the Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) is recommending that residents take precautions to clear away mosquito breeding areas around their homes. Mosquito-borne diseases are spre...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Montgomery County Commissioners recognize Public Health Week

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Montgomery County Commissioners commended county Health Department workers Thursday, and presented representatives with a proclamation recognizing Public Health Week as April 3-9, 2017.

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Eco-Egg Hunt at Norristown Farm Park

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At 2:00pm children ages 3-5, will hunt for eggs. At 3:00pm children ages 6-8 will be challenged to find eggs by following a series of ecological clues hidden in eggs that are in the woods and fields.

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Orienteering for All Ages at Norristown Farm Park

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Use a detailed map to navigate in the international sport of orienteering at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 10:00am to 1:00pm.

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Easter Workshop at Pennypacker Mills

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Celebrate Spring at Pennypacker Mills where kids will color eggs, create a fantastic moving daffodil pinwheel, make three barnyard animals, and celebrate the arrival of the blue birds at the Mills.

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Orienteering for Beginners at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

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Visit Lower Perkiomen Valley Park on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 10:00am for a first look at the basics of orienteering. Meet members of the Delaware Valley Orienteering Association to learn about and try their hand at this fun family activity.

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Montgomery County Ranked #1 in a Number of Health Measures in New Report

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Norristown, PA (March 29, 2017) – The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation issued its annual nationwide health rankings and among the 67 counties in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Montgomery County ranks first in a number of important heal...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Baby Bunnies at Norristown Farm Park

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Come out to Norristown Farm Park on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 to learn about our
local rabbit, the Eastern Cottontail. Hear a story about a rabbit and make a craft. Elmwood Park Zoo will be visiting with a friendly rabbit for you to pet.

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Audubon Bird Town Walks at Lorimer Park

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Explore Lorimer Park, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area) during an Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8:00am to look for spring migrants and resident birds.

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Spring Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants at Lorimer Park

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Come to Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 2:00 pm in a search for wild edible and medicinal plants. Learn about the history of their use, the nutritional value, how to prepare wild greens for eating and what plants to avoid.

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Spring Scavenger Hunt at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

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Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10:00am – 2:00pm and help us welcome spring with a family fun scavenger hunt.

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Montgomery County Planning Commission Releases 2016 Annual Report

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Norristown, PA (March 20, 2017) – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) has released its 2016 Annual Report. The report highlights achievements from the year and outlines projects and plans for the future. It also focuses on ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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Norristown, PA (March 22, 2017) – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forec...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Montgomery County Public Defender Recognizes First Herbert Morris Making the Difference Award Winne

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Norristown, PA (March 17, 2017) – As part of Public Defense Week, the Montgomery County Public Defender’s Office presented the first annual Herbert Morris Making the Difference Award to the late J.B. Brooks at a ceremony today...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Prescription Overdose Awareness Billboard Winner Honored by Commissioners

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Norristown, PA (March 16, 2017) – The Montgomery County Commissioners honored Maddy Fair, a junior at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School, during their board meeting Thursday for winning the Prescription Overdose Awareness Billboard Contest.“Maddy’s ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Deadlines for Filing Petition Challenges and Drawing for Ballot Position Have Changed

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Norristown, PA (March 14, 2014) –  Due to winter storm Stella, deadlines for filing petition challenges and drawing for ballot position have changed in Montgomery County:

Petition Objections – New Deadline Wednesday, March 15

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Montco Courts and Government Offices Will Be Closed Tuesday, March 14

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All Montgomery County Courts and government offices will be closed Tuesday, March 14 due to the impending storm.

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

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A Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 12:00pm on Monday, March 13, 2017 through 9:00am on Friday, March 17, 2017.

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Posted on: March 11, 2017

Punch Needle Craft Workshop at Pennypacker Mills

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Come to Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm in the Classroom Building where you’ll work with Betsy Smyth, an experienced instructor who will guide you through the steps to create a beautiful miniature work of art.

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Audubon Bird Town Bird Walks at Lorimer Park

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Come out to Lorimer Park on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 8:00am for a bird
walk. Explore Lorimer Park and the Bethayres Swamp, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area). All are welcome, including new birders and those who are experienced.

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County beginning Friday, March 10th at 7:00pm and ending on Monday, March 13th at noon. During this time period, the temperature and / or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Posted on: March 11, 2017

Spring Things at Norristown Farm Park

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It’s early in the year, but Spring is finally here! Take a ‘first look’ at the new season. Hear a story about Spring and make a craft to celebrate. Afterwards, venture outdoors to look for the signs of Spring that we’ve all been waiting for.

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

How to Preserve Your Old Photographs & Paper Ephemera at Pennypacker Mills

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Have old photographs or documents that you would like to preserve? These treasures need to be taken care of in the right way in order to last. Discover how to preserve them on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 1:00pm in the Classroom Building at Pennypacker Mills

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Signs of Spring at Norristown Farm Park

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Come out March 19, 2017 at 2:00pm for an indoor and outdoor event that showcases the signs of Spring. The event will start off with an indoor slideshow that features the signs of Spring in both the plant and animal kingdoms.

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Waterfowl Watch at Norristown Farm Park

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The spring migration of waterfowl is well on its way. Join staff on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 8:30am to search the pond and other areas for local and migrating ducks, grebes, egrets, and herons. Bringing binoculars is recommended.

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Full Moon Walk at Norristown Farm Park

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Celebrate daylight saving time on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Norristown farm park with an evening walk that will feature the full moon rising. The naturalist-led walk begins at sunset and will be about two miles.

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Bluebird Box Building at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

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– Lower Perkiomen Valley Park is hosting Bluebird Box Building on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 1:00pm in the Main Pavilion.

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Waterfowl Watch at Green Lane Park

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The spring migration of waterfowl is well on its way. Join staff on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 1:00pm to search the pond and other areas for local and migrating ducks, geese, and swans. Bringing binoculars is recommended.

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Green Lane Park To Open 2017 Boat Quarantine Registration

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Green Lane Park’s Boat Quarantine Registration will begin on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 8:30am until 12:00pm and continue during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 4:00pm.

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Teeny Tiny Hike for Tots at Norristown Farm Park

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Take a ‘first look’ at some of nature’s smallest creations. Hike with a magnifying lens to look for very small things out in nature. After the walk, make a craft that reflects what you found.

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County beginning Friday, March 3rd at 7:00pm and ending on Sunday, March 5th at 11:00am. During this time period, the temperature and/or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Sprinter, the Fifth Season hosted at Norristown Farm Park

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Nature’s timetable is moving along and there are subtle hints that spring
is on the way. Sap is rising and birds are becoming more vocal. Come on a walk with staff to enjoy the fifth season.

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Maple Sugar Magic at Green Lane Park

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Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host Maple Sugar Magic on Saturday, March 4, 2017. There will be two demonstrations, beginning at 11:00am and 2:00pm.

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Exhibit Opening at Pottsgrove Manor—Meet Ben Franklin!

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Visit historic Pottsgrove Manor on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 1:00pm for an opportunity to hear Ben Franklin as we kick off the site’s new exhibit, “Rise and Shine at the Manor.” This new exhibition, is set to run through November 5th.

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Stitch to Learn, Learn to Stitch at Pennypacker Mills

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Pennypacker Mills announces “Stitch to Learn, Learn to Stitch”, an exhibition of embroidery opening Wednesday, March 1, 2017 and continuing through Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Registration Now Open for Fourth Annual Event ManuFest 2017

On Saturday, March 11, 2017, middle and high school students, their parents, and educators from across the region will gather at ManuFest 2017 to learn about one of the in-demand employment sectors for the next generation workforce: manufacturing.

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Sugar Maple Trees at Norristown Farm Park

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How did Native Americans and early settlers get their maple sugar?On Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 2:00pm come out to Norristown Farm Park and take a close look at maple trees, especially sugar maple.

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00pm on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 and ending on Friday, February 17, 2017 at noon.

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Winter Chores at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

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Visit the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead on Saturday, February 25, 2017 between 10:00am and 4:00pm to experience how people in the late 18th through early 19th centuries coped during the colder months.

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Green Lane Park Hosts “Cabin Fever Hike”

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Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a “Cabin Fever Hike” on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 10:00am. Bundle up and join us for a 2.5 mile hike on the Orange Trail in Green Lane Park.

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Rocks Big and Small at Norristown Farm Park

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Take a ‘first look’ at geology at the “Rocks Big and Small” event hosted at Norristown Farm Park on February 22, 2017 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Montgomery County Health Department to replace Potassium Iodide Tablets for 2015 expiration dates

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Potassium Iodide (KI) Tablets given out previously by the Montgomery County Health Department are due to expire in February 2017 and June 2017.

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park

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Explore Lorimer Park, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area) during an Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 8:00am to look for winter resident birds.

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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The Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 8 and ending at 12 noon on Saturday, February 11.

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

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The Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at starting at 7 PM on Thursday, February 2, 2017 and ending on 12 PM on Sunday, February 5, 2017.

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Pottsgrove Manor to Host Paper Marbling Workshop

On Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 10:00am to 3:00pm, historic Pottsgrove Manor will host a Paper Marbling Workshop, giving visitors a hands-on experience learning the art of paper marbling.

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Valentines Workshop for Kids at Pennypacker Mills

Spend a winter morning at Pennypacker Mills during a Valentines Workshop for Kids on Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 10:00am to 12:00pm.

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Montgomery County Officials Recognize National Day of Rememberance

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The Montgomery County Office of Drug and Alcohol Programs today honored those lost to addiction with an event on the Montgomery County Courthouse steps.

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Montgomery County Sponsors Keep Farming in Montgomery County

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Keep Farming in Montgomery County: A Conference Focusing on Sustaining Farming for the Future will take place on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 8:00am to 3:30pm at the Banquet Hall of the Franconia Heritage Restaurant.

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Groundhog Day at Norristown Farm Park

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Celebrate Groundhog Day at Norristown Farm Park on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Montgomery County Courts Appoint Ken Lawrence To Montgomery County Board of Commissioners

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The Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas today unanimously chose Ken Lawrence, Jr. of Plymouth Meeting to fill the vacancy on the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners.

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Shadows of the Past at Norristown Farm Park

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The history of Norristown Farm Park is closely intertwined with the history of Norristown State Hospital with a chronological record of events in this area that goes much further back in time. Learn more at a program on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Central Perkiomen Valley Park Hosts “Winter Tree ID Made Easy”

Montgomery County’s Central Perkiomen Valley Park will hold a guided walk entitled “Winter Tree ID Made Easy” on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Nature Detectives at Norristown Farm Park

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Be a nature detective and come take a “first look” at the signs that animals leave behind at Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Gallery Talk: “Samuel W. Pennypacker (1842-1916) His Living Legacy” at Pennypacker Mills

Come out to Pennypacker Mills on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 1:00pm to learn about the many accomplishments of Samuel Pennypacker.

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Cross-Country Ski Clinic at Norristown Farm Park

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Head to Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 10:00am for a free Cross-Country Ski Clinic. This program is a “go” even without snow.

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Green Lane Park Hosts “Out and About on the Perkiomen Trail”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a guided walk on the Perkiomen Trail on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:00am.

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Six Deadbeat Parents Arrested In Overnight Child Support Raid

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Five men and one woman were arrested by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deputies on January 11, 2017 during an overnight sweep. They collectively owe $35,677.54 in child support arrearages for 13 children.

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park

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Explore the Pennypack Trail and Bethayres Swamp, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area), during an Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 8:00am to look for resident winter birds.

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Researching Your Old House Workshop at Pennypacker Mills

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Attend this workshop, open to all ages, on Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm in the Classroom Building.

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Montgomery County Invites Public to Meeting On Swamp Creek Greenway and Sunrise Trail Study

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The Montgomery County Planning Commission will host a public meeting to gather input for a proposed greenway and trail along the Swamp Creek corridor on Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Lower Frederick Township building.

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Little Hoots Children’s Nature Program at Norristown Farm Park

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Touch an owl feather, examine a skull, and look at what is inside a pellet during the Little Hoots Children’s Nature Program at Norristown Farm Park on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Montgomery County Commissioner Vacancy

On behalf of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas.

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Montgomery County Drug Treatment Court Holds Accreditation Ceremony and 90th Graduation

The Montgomery County Drug Treatment Court was awarded accreditation by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania at a ceremony held today at the Montgomery County Courthouse.

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00pm on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 through 12:00pm on Monday, January 9, 2017.

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News Flash

Posted on: December 16, 2016

“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 Saturday, December 17, 2016 through 9:00am on Tuesday, December 20, 2016.

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Program Offers $1 Million in 2017 Cycle

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The Montgomery County Commissioners approved $1 million for the second cycle of the Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Program.

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Twelve Deadbeat Parents Arrested In Overnight Child Support Raid

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Twelve dads, who collectively owed $152,297.12 in child support arrearages for 18 children, were arrested by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deputies on December 14, 2016 during an overnight sweep.

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Montco Passes $409.5 Million Budget

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The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners today passed a $409.5 million 2017 budget in support of core County functions and dedicated funding for Montgomery County Community College.

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00pm on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 through 12:00pm on Saturday, December 17, 2016.

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Weeklong Multi-County Sheriff’s Office DUI Sweep Yields 15 arrests

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The holiday party season is in full swing, and Montgomery County Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny has been working closely with other agencies to get drunk and drugged drivers off of the road.

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park

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Explore Lorimer Park, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area) during an Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 8:30am to look for winter resident birds.

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Knight Road Bridge to Re-Open Saturday, December 10, 2016

The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that the Knight Road Bridge over the Green Lane Reservoir in Upper Hanover Township will re-open on Saturday, December 10, 2016.

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00pm on Thursday, December 8, 2016 through 9:00am on Monday, December 12, 2016.

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

“Colonial Wreaths and Kissing Balls” Holiday Workshop at Pottsgrove Manor

Learn about holiday decorations from the colonial era and make a mini-wreath and mistletoe “kissing ball” in a workshop led by Museum Educator, Lynn Symborski, at Pottsgrove Manor on Sunday, December 18, 2016 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

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 11, 2016 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm and enjoy the beauty of the manor lit by candlelight and bedecked with greenery.

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Natural Ornaments at Norristown Farm Park

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Tired of plastic holiday decorations? Join the staff at Norristown Farm Park for their traditional natural ornament program on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Winds and Weather at Norristown Farm Park

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Take a “first look” at weather during a Winds and Weather program at Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Montgomery County Board of Elections Postpones Certification of Results

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A statement from Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, Chair of the Montgomery County Board of Elections, regarding today’s decision to postpone certification of the Montgomery County general election results.

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Reindeer Guide for Kids at Norristown Farm Park

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Learn about reindeer adaptations and the differences between reindeer, caribou, elk, and local white-tailed deer during the Reindeer Guide for Kids program at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Candlelight Tour at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

Experience an historic Pennsylvania German winter season celebration at the Peter Wentz Farmstead in Worcester on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 3:00pm to 9:00pm.

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Green Lane Park to Host “More Holiday Craft Workshops”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host two “Holiday Craft Workshops” on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 10:00am and 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Hibernation Hunt at Norristown Farm Park

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Go on a “Hibernation Hunt” at Norristown Farm Park on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Holiday Wreaths at Norristown Farm Park

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Make a holiday wreath that will last for seasons to come using natural materials such as grapevine, pinecones, nuts, and flower pods at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Green Lane Park Hosts “Waterfowl Watch”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host a Waterfowl Watch program on Saturday, November 26, 2016 beginning at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Holiday Tours at Pottsgrove Manor

Visit historic Pottsgrove Manor between Friday, November 25, 2016 and Sunday, January 8, 2017 for a glimpse of colonial life during the holiday season.

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

Valerie Arkoosh Elected Chair of Montgomery County Board of Commissioners

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By unanimous vote, Dr. Valerie Arkoosh was elected Chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners at the Thursday Board of Commissioners meeting. Arkoosh will be the first female Chair in the County Board’s history.

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Sheriff’s Office Commendations Recognize Employees For Heroic Efforts And Customer Service

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Montgomery County Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny and Chief Deputy T. Michael Beaty commended employees for their life-saving and customer service efforts during a commendation ceremony at noon in the courthouse.

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Nine Deadbeat Parents Arrested In Overnight Raid

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Two females and seven male parents were arrested by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deputies on November 16, 2016 during an overnight sweep of parents who had failed to pay child support or show up for domestic relations hearings.

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Holiday Magic Comes to Pennypacker Mills

The season’s inspiration awaits those who enter the Pennypacker mansion this holiday season. Holiday tours begin Tuesday, November 22, 2016 and go through Sunday, January 8, 2017.

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Thanksgiving Centerpieces at Norristown Farm Park

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Create a Thanksgiving centerpiece from autumn’s bounty at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Holiday Crafts at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

Lower Perkiomen Valley Park is hosting Holiday Crafts on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 12:00pm.

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Green Lane Park Hosts “Holiday Craft Workshops”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host two holiday craft programs on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 10:00am and 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Sheriff And Recorder Of Deeds Partner To Bring Awareness To Veterans Discount ID Program

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To commemorate Veterans Day, Sheriff and U.S. Army Lt. Col. Sean P. Kilkenny recorded his military discharge in the Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds office, and received a free veterans ID merchant discount card.

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Five Outstanding Projects and an Exceptional Leader in Open Space Planning Receive Montgomery Awards

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Five outstanding projects and their creators and an exceptional leader and advocate of open space planning and preservation in Montgomery County were honored at the Montgomery Awards ceremony sponsored by the Montgomery County Planning Commission.

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Terrific Turkeys at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 10:00am and meet the wild turkeys that call the park home.

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Turkey Tales at Norristown Farm Park

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Gobble wobble season is here. Head to Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 1:00pm to learn about the bird around which the Thanksgiving holiday revolves.

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Posted on: November 7, 2016

Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park

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Explore Lorimer Park, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area) during the Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 8:30am.

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Posted on: November 7, 2016

Owl Prowl at Norristown Farm Park

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Walk with the park naturalist during an “Owl Prowl” at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 4:00pm to look and listen for the owls of the Farm Park.

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Posted on: November 7, 2016

Green Lane Park Hosts “Natural History Road Trip – Muhlenberg College”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host a field trip to tour the Muhlenberg College Vertebrate Museum on Saturday, November 12, 2016. Participants will carpool from the Green Lane Park Office departing at 9am. The museum tour will begin at 10am.

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Information about American Diabetes Month from the Montgomery County Health Department

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How can American Diabetes Month make a difference? People can use this month to raise awareness about diabetes risk factors and encourage others to make healthy changes. Here are just a few ideas from the Montgomery County Health Department.

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Montgomery County Announces 2016 Campaign Sign Recycling Program

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Campaign signs are popping up around Montgomery County reminding residents to cast their votes on November 8th. After the excitement of Election Day, what happens to all of those signs? In Montgomery County, they can be recycled!

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Sheriff’s Office, Laurel House, And Women’s Center Partner For Greater Domestic Violence Awareness

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Montgomery County Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny and local domestic violence agencies are deepening their relationship, in an effort to better serve the increasing need for domestic violence victim services.

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Court Extends Deadline to Receive Absentee Ballots in Montgomery County

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The Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas granted an extension to the Montgomery County Board of Elections for receipt of absentee ballots in the 2016 General Election. The Court granted the extension of the deadline to Tuesday, November 8 at 8:00pm.

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

Free Narcan Training/Kit Distribution Coming to Pottstown and Surrounding Areas

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In an effort to save lives, Drug Addiction oVerdose Education, Inc. is teaming up with MCHD and the County Drug and Alcohol Program to provide a free Narcan Training and Kit Distribution Session from 7-9PM on Monday, November 7 at Pottstown Borough Hall.

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Posted on: October 31, 2016

White-Tailed Deer at Norristown Farm Park

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Learn about the fascinating world of white-tails from Park Ranger Tim Wilson at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 4:00pm.

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Posted on: October 31, 2016

Green Lane Park Hosts “Owl Prowl”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold an “Owl Prowl” on Saturday, November 5, 2016 beginning at 7:00pm.

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Posted on: October 31, 2016

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 18, 2017. Hunter registrations begin November 1, 2016.

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Posted on: October 31, 2016

22ADAY Veteran Suicides We Have To Ask WHY?

Veterans Community Network, Veterans Coalition, Harleysville and Touchstone Veterans Outreach, Perkasie are hanging 22 sets of dog tags on “witting trees” in a public remembrance of the estimated 22 veterans who take their lives by suicide every day.

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

Montco Sheriff Swears In New Deputies

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Montgomery County Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny and Chief Deputy T. Michael Beaty welcomed two new deputies during a swearing-in ceremony at the courthouse in Norristown.

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

9-1-1 Service Fully Restored

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The Department of Public Safety was informed by Verizon that 9-1-1 service in Montgomery County was fully restored at 5:18am this morning.

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Posted on: October 27, 2016

9-1-1 Service Issues Update

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The Department of Public Safety has been informed that a contractor struck a conduit containing communications lines and that is causing the degraded service for landline 9-1-1 calls coming into Montgomery County’s Emergency Communications Center.

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Posted on: October 27, 2016

9-1-1 Service Issues

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The Department of Public Safety has been alerted that a cable providing phone service in this area has been cut and that is causing degraded service for 9-1-1 calls coming into Montgomery County’s Emergency Communications Center.

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Montgomery County Expands Office Hours to Receive Absentee Ballot Applications

Montgomery County Board of Elections is expecting more than 30,000 absentee ballot applications for the 2016 general election. To meet this unprecedented demand, the office of Voter Services will be expanding hours for walk-in absentee ballot applications

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

Cooking Workshop and Demonstration at Pottsgrove Manor

Learn about colonial hospitality at historic Pottsgrove Manor on Saturday, November 5, 2016 and Sunday, November 6, 2016 during “At The Table With Mrs. Potts: A Georgian Dining Experience.”

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

Fall Migration Bird Walk at Norristown Farm Park

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Come on a “Fall Migration Bird Walk” at Norristown Farm Park on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 8:30am.

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

Green Lane Park’s Boat Storage Closing for the Season

Green Lane Park is requiring all private boats be removed from the park’s Walt Road Day Use Area by no later than Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

Twilight Spooky Hike at Norristown Farm Park

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Join Environmental Education Specialist, Ruth King, on a twilight spooky hike at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 6:30pm.

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Montco Sheriff Arrests Nine Domestic Violence Offenders And Deadbeat Parents In Overnight Sweep

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Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny’s deputies arrested nine offenders wanted for various assault charges, child endangerment and nonpayment of child support, during an overnight raid, as part of the 14th Annual National Family Violence Apprehension Detail.

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

Halloween Crafts at Norristown Farm Park

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Halloween is just around the corner. Scared of black cats, spiders, bats, and owls? Come out and learn about these creatures of the night at Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

Potpourri of Pods at Norristown Farm Park

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Capture some of the vibrant gold of autumn at a Potpourri of Pods program at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: October 17, 2016

Montco Commissioners Sponsor Free Community Paper Shredding Event in Penn Valley

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, in conjunction with Shred One Security Corp., will be sponsoring a free community paper shredding event on Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 9:00am to noon, rain or shine, at Lower Merion Transfer Station.

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Posted on: October 17, 2016

“An Apple a Day, the Colonial Way” at Pottsgrove Manor

Enjoy autumn at historic Pottsgrove Manor with “An Apple a Day, the Colonial Way” on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 11:00am to 3:00pm.

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Posted on: October 17, 2016

Fall Foliage Ramble at Green Lane Park

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a “Fall Foliage Ramble” hike on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 10:00am.

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

Audubon Bird Town Bird Walks at Lorimer Park

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Explore Lorimer Park and the Bethayres Swamp, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area) during Audubon Bird Town Bird Walks at Lorimer Park on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 and Sunday, October 23, 2016, both at 8:30am.

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

Colors of Nature at Norristown Farm Park

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Come out to Norristown Farm Park on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 1:00pm for the opportunity to learn about the changing seasons.

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

Scarecrow Making at Norristown Farm Park

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Come out to Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 2:00pm to create a scarecrow!

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

Montco Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event Slated for Sunday, October 16, 2016

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The sixth and final 2016 recycling date for the collection of household hazardous waste sponsored by Montgomery County will take place Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Lower Merion Transfer Station between 9:00am and 3:00pm.

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

By The Light of the Moon at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 6:30pm for a moonlit tour of the animals at the park.

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

Green Lane Park Hosts “Leave it to Beavers” Program

Head to Green Lane Park on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 5:00pm and enter the world of the amazing aquatic rodent, the beaver.

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

All Hallow’s Eve Fall Festival at Pennypacker Mills

Pennypacker Mills hosts the annual All Hallow’s Eve Fall Festival on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

Seasonal Life on the Farm at the Historic Wentz Farmstead

Visit the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead in Worcester on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 10:00am to 3:00pm to learn about seasonal changes on this 18th century farm and how plans were interrupted when it served as Gen. Washington’s temporary headquarters.

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

Fall Migration Bird Walk at Norristown Farm Park

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Come on a “Fall Migration Bird Walk” at Norristown Farm Park on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 8:30am and join park staff to explore different areas of the park in search of resident and migrating birds.

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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Sheriff Kilkenny Calls On Local Attorneys To Provide Pro Bono Legal Child Advocate Services

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Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny will be expanding his legal role to help fill an increased need for pro bono child advocates.

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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Volunteers Wanted for Animal Habitat Restoration at Norristown Farm Park

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Join a park ranger in an effort to remove invasive plants from the park by volunteering for an animal habitat restoration project at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, October 9, 2016 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm.

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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Green Lane Park Hosts “Flight of the Falcon” Program with Live Birds

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host Cheri Heimbach of Baywing Falconry for a special program featuring live birds of prey on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 1:00pm and 3:00pm.

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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Grist Mill Lecture at Pottsgrove Manor

Visit historic Pottsgrove Manor on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 1:00pm for a talk entitled “Grist for the Mill.”

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

Another Farm Permanently Preserved in Montgomery County

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Montgomery County has added another farm to its growing list of permanently preserved farm properties, now totaling 158 farms. The farm was preserved under the Montgomery County Agricultural Land Preservation Program.

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Montco Commissioners Join American Gold Star Mothers in Replacement of “Hometown Heroes” Banners

The County Commissioners joined American Gold Star Mothers and the families of 17 Montgomery County veterans who gave their lives in service to the country at a ceremony to honor these veterans and replace their banners on the Courthouse Plaza.

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Wild Mushrooms at Lorimer Park

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Head to Lorimer Park for the annual mushroom walk on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Spread the Word, Not the Flu: 2016-2017 Montgomery County Health Department Flu Clinics Schedule

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The 2016-2017 flu season is just around the corner and the Montgomery County Health Department is gearing up to offer this year’s flu vaccine at clinics throughout the county.

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

Seven Deadbeat Parents Arrested In Overnight Raid

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One female and six male parents were arrested by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deputies on September 21, 2016 during an overnight sweep of parents who had failed to pay child support or show up for domestic relations hearings.

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Victorian Tea: Life at an Edwardian Manor at Pennypacker Mills

Attend a Victorian Tea, with five tea sandwiches, scones, three small desserts, and tea, of course, all served by period-dressed servants on the Pennypacker mansion porch on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Native American Day at Norristown Farm Park

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Come to Norristown Farm Park for the annual Native American Day on Sunday, September 25, 2016 from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

The 6th Annual Upper Perkiomen Bird and Wildlife Festival at Green Lane Park

Fly over to Green Lane Park on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 11:00am to 3:00pm where the Montgomery County Division of Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites and Audubon, Pennsylvania will host the 6th Annual Upper Perkiomen Bird and Wildlife Festival.

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Norristown Municipality, Montgomery County

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The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, September 22, 2016 from approximately 7:15pm to 10:30pm.

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

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

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The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from approximately 7:30pm to 11:00pm.

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

Montco Commissioners Join Members of DAV25, VVA349 to Dedicate POW/MIA Chair on POW/MIA Day

The Montgomery County Commissioners were joined by members of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 25, the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter 349, and American Legion 901 at a ceremony to recognize POW/MIA Day on Friday, September 16th.

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Using Our Senses at Norristown Farm Park

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Take a “first look” at the five senses during a “Using Our Senses” program at Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Audubon Bird Town Bird Walks at Lorimer Park

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Explore Lorimer Park and the Bethayres Swamp, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area) during Audubon Bird Town Bird Walks at Lorimer Park on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 and Sunday, September 25, 2016, both at 8:00am.

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Posted on: September 13, 2016

Montco Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event Slated for Saturday, September 17, 2016

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The fifth recycling date for the collection of household hazardous waste sponsored by Montgomery County will take place Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Spring-Ford 9th Grade Center between 9:00am and 3:00pm.

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Posted on: September 13, 2016

Montco and Norristown Celebrate PARK(ing) Day

The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) and Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD), along with the Municipality of Norristown, will celebrate PARK(ing) Day on Friday, September 16, 2016.

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Posted on: September 13, 2016

Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Lansdale Borough and Hatfield Township

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The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, September 15, 2016 from approximately 7:45pm to 11:15pm.

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Whitpain Township, Montgomery County

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The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 from approximately 7:45pm to 11:15pm.

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Moody’s Reaffirms Montco’s Healthy Financial Position

Moody’s Investors Service has reaffirmed Montgomery County’s Aa1 bond rating with a stable outlook, and noted that the rating “reflects the county’s healthy financial position.”

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Nature Scavenger Hunt at Lorimer Park

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Come on a challenging nature scavenger hunt at Lorimer Park on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Green Lane Park Hosts “Birds and Botany – Perfect Together” Walk

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host a guided walk entitled “Birds and Botany – Perfect Together” on Saturday, September 10, 2016 beginning at 10:00am.

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Creepy Crawlies at Norristown Farm Park

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Take an excursion underground to look for creepy crawlies at Norristown Farm Park on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Senior Social at Pennypacker Mills: Learn About Life during the Civil War

Seniors are invited to attend a Senior Social offered by Pennypacker Mills on Wednesday, September 7th, Thursday, September 8th, or Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 1:00pm each afternoon, to enjoy a lively program about the Civil War.

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

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

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The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 from approximately 7:45pm to 11:15pm.

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

Sheriff Kilkenny Announces Updated Emergency Evacuation Drill Plans For Montco Government Complex

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Montgomery County Sheriff Kilkenny announced the implementation of updated emergency evacuation drills held this week at the Montgomery County Government Complex, which includes the Courthouse, One Montgomery Plaza and 321 Swede Street, in Norristown.

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Pottstown Borough, Montgomery County

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The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, September 1, 2016 from approximately 8:00pm to 11:30pm.

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Fall Migration Bird Walk at Norristown Farm Park

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The fall migration of birds is in full swing. Explore different areas of the Norristown Farm Park for resident and migrant birds on Friday, September 2, 2016 at 8:30am.

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Green Lane Park to Host “Star Watch” Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a Star Watch program on Thursday, September 1, 2016 beginning at 7:30pm.

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Conshohocken Borough and Plymouth Township

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The alternate date will be Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

08/24/16 1st New Digital Radios Distributed, Part of Montco Emergency Dispatch Radio System Upgrade

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Montco Commissioners, Norristown Police Chief Mark Talbot, and Plymouth Township Chief of Police Joe Lawrence demoed the new digital police radios that the County has begun to distribute as part of an upgrade to its Emergency Dispatch Radio System.

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

08/24/16 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of North Wales Borough and Upper Gwynedd Township

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The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Monday, August 29, 2016 from approximately 8:15pm to 11:30pm.

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

08/23/16 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Abington Township, Montgomery County

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The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from approximately 8:15pm to 11:30pm.

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

08/22/16 Dragons and Damsels at Norristown Farm Park

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Learn about the life history, territorial behavior, and how to recognize individual species of damselflies and dragonflies at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

08/22/16 Green Lane Park to Host “Bugs and Blooms” for Photographers

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host a program entitled “Bugs and Blooms – A Photography Outing” on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

08/22/16 Butterfly Celebration at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 11:00am to 1:00pm to help celebrate an amazing little insect – the butterfly.

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Posted on: August 16, 2016

08/16/16 Ladybugs for Little Ones at Norristown Farm Park

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Take a closer look at ladybug beetles and other insects, especially those that associate with milkweed, during a “Ladybugs for Little Ones” program at Norristown Farm Park on Monday, August 22, 2016 at 10:00am.

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Posted on: August 15, 2016

08/15/16 Get Ready to Rock! “Philly Rock & Soul” at Green Lane Park

Philly Rock & Soul will play Motown, oldies, R&B, and soul at Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park on Sunday, August 21, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

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Posted on: August 15, 2016

08/15/16 Summer Stream Search at Lorimer Park

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Explore the creek for aquatic wildlife with the park naturalist during a “Summer Stream Search” at Lorimer Park on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: August 15, 2016

08/15/16 Fall Migrant Bird Walks at Norristown Farm Park

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Believe it or not, the fall migration of birds has already begun! Join the staff at Norristown Farm Park on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 9:00am and Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 8:00am for a bird walk to see migrant species as well as some local birds.

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Posted on: August 11, 2016

08/11/16 “Code Red” Hot Weather Health Warning

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The Code Red has been issued for Montgomery County from 12:00pm on Friday, August 12, 2016 through 6:00pm on Sunday, August 14, 2016.

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

08/09/16 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County

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The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, August 11, 2016 from approximately 8:30pm to 11:30pm.

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

08/09/16 River Rock Art at Norristown Farm Park

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Paint rounded water stones and turn them into insects, flowers, fish, and other neat things during a “River Rock Art” program at Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 10:00am.

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

08/08/16 Audubon Bird Town Bird Walks at Lorimer Park

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Explore Lorimer Park and the Bethayres Swamp, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area), during Audubon Bird Town Bird Walks at Lorimer Park on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 and Sunday, August 21, 2016, both at 8:00am.

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

08/08/16 History Adventures Week at Pennypacker Mills

Explore the Revolutionary War and life in the 18th century Tuesday, August 16th through Friday, August 19th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm daily during History Adventures Week at Pennypacker Mills.

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

08/08/16 Green Lane Park Hosts “Shorebird or Songbird Walk”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a birding program entitled “Shorebirds or Songbirds” on Saturday, August 13, 2016 beginning at 6:00pm.

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

08/05/16 Public Hearing for Input on the 2016/2017 Child Welfare Needs Based Plan and Budget

Montgomery County’s Office of Children and Youth and Juvenile Probation Office will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 9:00am to obtain input for the 2016/2017 Child Welfare Needs Based Plan and Budget request.

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

08/03/16 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County

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The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from approximately 8:30pm to 11:30pm.

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

08/03/16 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Conshohocken, West Conshohocken, Whitemarsh

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The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Monday, August 8, 2016 from approximately 8:30pm to 11:30pm.

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Posted on: August 2, 2016

08/02/16 Knee Deep in the Creek at Norristown Farm Park

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Get “Knee Deep in the Creek” at Norristown Farm Park on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 10:00am.

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

08/01/16 Living History Sundays at Pottsgrove Manor

On August 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th, 2016 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, Pottsgrove Manor’s living history volunteers, dressed in colonial period clothing, will be living life the 18th century way.

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

08/01/16 In the Good Old Summertime – A Grand Celebration of summer at Pennypacker Mills

Bring the entire family to Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 11:00am to 3:00pm to experience the heritage and charm of a Victorian summer celebration.

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

08/01/16 Reptiles and Amphibians in the Backyard at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

Come to Lower Perkiomen Valley Park on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 10:00am to discover the creatures in the park’s backyard!

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Posted on: July 28, 2016

07/28/16 Montgomery County Health Department Distribution of Free Potassium Iodide Tablets August 4

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The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) will be participating in the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) Annual Free Potassium Iodide Distribution on August 4, 2016.

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Posted on: July 28, 2016

07/28/16 DVRPC Board and Chairwoman Val Arkoosh Approve New Fiscal Year 2017-2028 TIP for Del Val

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) Board today approved the new Fiscal Year 2017 Transportation Improvement Program (FY2017 TIP) for the five counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

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Posted on: July 26, 2016

07/26/16 County Flags Flown At Half-Staff Today to Honor Passing Of Former Commissioner

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County flags will be flown at half-staff today to honor the passing of former Montgomery County Commissioner Floriana (Flo) Manno Bloss.

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Posted on: July 25, 2016

07/25/16 Birds for Kids at Norristown Farm Park

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Head to Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 9:00am for a bird walk geared especially towards children.

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

07/22/16 Sheriff Kilkenny Graduates From Prestigious U.S. Army War College

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Montgomery County Sheriff, U.S. Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel and paratrooper Sean P. Kilkenny graduated from the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pa., with a master’s degree in Strategic Studies on July 22, 2016.

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

07/22/16 “Code Red” Hot Weather Health Warning

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A Code Red has been issued for Montgomery County from 12:00pm on Saturday, July 23, 2016 through 6:00pm on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

07/21/16 Montco Names New Communications Director

The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that Lorie Slass is joining the County’s senior team on August 1, 2016 as the Director of Communications.

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

07/21/16 Five Projects Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

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The Montco Commissioners today announced that five projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants. The new grants continue an exciting program aimed at implementing the county comprehensive plan, Montco 2040: A Shared Vision.

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Posted on: July 19, 2016

07/19/16 Montgomery County Courthouse to Turn Blue Tonight in Honor of Fallen Police Officers

The Montgomery County Courthouse will turn blue this evening to honor fallen police officers, brothers and sisters in blue, in Baton Rouge, Dallas, and across the nation.

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Posted on: July 19, 2016

07/19/16 Bugs for You at Norristown Farm Park

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Take a closer look at insects during a fun and informative program at Norristown Farm Park on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 10:00am.

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Posted on: July 19, 2016

07/19/16 Milkweed and Monarchs at Norristown Farm Park

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Get a close-up look at the lifecycle of the monarch butterfly at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: July 18, 2016

07/18/16 Free Theater in the Park at Green Lane Park Featuring Tartuffe by Moliere

The Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company (CCTC) returns to Green Lane Park on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 7:00pm for a fun-filled evening of live theater featuring Moliere’s comic masterpiece, Tartuffe.

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Posted on: July 18, 2016

07/18/16 Green Lane Park to Host “Incredible Insects” Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program entitled “Incredible Insects” on Saturday, July 23, 2016 beginning at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: July 18, 2016

07/18/16 Montco Commissioners Sponsor Free Community Paper Shredding Event in Abington

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, in conjunction with Shred One Security Corp., will be sponsoring a free community paper shredding event on Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 9:00am to noon, rain or shine, at Abington Junior High School.

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

07/15/16 PennDOT Secretary Announces Funding for Lafayette Street Interchange

PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards announced today that the public-public partnership involving PennDOT, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, and Montgomery County has reached a significant milestone to boost regional mobility in the growing corridor.

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Posted on: July 13, 2016

07/13/16 Montco Receives Grant for New County Bicycle Mobility Plan

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Montgomery County has received a $30,000 Transportation and Community Development Initiative (TCDI) grant from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) for development of a new county bicycle mobility plan.

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Posted on: July 13, 2016

07/13/16 Nonresidential Construction in Montgomery County Makes Gains As Economy Recovers

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Nonresidential construction in Montgomery County increased by over 380,000 square feet in 2015 – a 51 percent increase from the previous year – according to the 2015 Nonresidential Construction report.

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Posted on: July 13, 2016

07/13/16 “Code Red” Hot Weather Health Warning

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A Code Red has been issued for Montgomery County from 12:00pm on Thursday, July 14, 2016 through 6:00pm on Friday, July 15, 2016.

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Posted on: July 12, 2016

07/12/16 Honey Bees at Norristown Farm Park

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Meet the park’s resident beekeeper, Don George, at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

07/11/16 Insect Safari at Lorimer Park

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Four out of every five species is an insect! Learn about the marvelous diversity of form and function within this group during an “Insect Safari” at Lorimer Park on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

07/11/16 Green Lane Park Hosts “Moth Madness”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will offer a program entitled “Moth Madness” on Saturday, July 16, 2016 beginning at 8:30pm.

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

07/11/16 Montco Commissioners Sponsor Free Community Paper Shredding Event in Limerick

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, in conjunction with Shred One Security Corp., will be sponsoring a free community paper shredding event on Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 9:00am to noon, rain or shine, at Western Montgomery Career & Technology Center.

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Posted on: February 15, 2016

02/15/16 Cause of Ursinus Illnesses Identified

The Montgomery County Health Department today announced that the cause of the illness that sickened over 200 students, faculty, and staff at Ursinus College over the past week is a Norovirus.

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Posted on: February 11, 2016

02/11/16 UPDATE: MCHD Investigation of Stomach Illness at Ursinus College

Ursinus College continues to take proactive measures in conjunction with Montgomery County Health Department officials to investigate and address an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness on campus.

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Posted on: February 10, 2016

02/10/16 UPDATE: Ursinus College Voluntarily Closes Cafeteria

Ursinus College has voluntarily closed the cafeteria and snack bar allowing Montgomery County Health Department officials to continue gathering information regarding the cluster of gastrointestinal illness on campus.

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Posted on: February 10, 2016

02/10/16 MCHD Investigating Outbreak of Stomach Illness at Ursinus College

Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) is currently investigating an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness associated with students from Ursinus College.

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Posted on: February 9, 2016

02/09/16 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00pm on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 through 9:00am on Monday, February 15, 2016.

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

02/08/16 Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites Hosting Free Trail Stewardship Workshop

The Montgomery County Division of Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites will be hosting a free, one-day, Trail Stewardship Workshop on Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 8:30am to 4:30pm in the classroom building at Pennypacker Mills.

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

02/08/16 Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park

Explore Lorimer Park and the Bethayres Swamp on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 8:30am during an Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park.

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

02/08/16 Green Lane Park Hosts “Animal Tracks and Signs” Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host a program entitled “Animal Tracks and Signs” on Saturday, February 13, 2016 beginning at 1:00pm. Join the staff at GLP for this indoor/outdoor program and learn to read and interpret wildlife signs.

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

02/08/16 Valentine’s Day Cooking Demonstrations at Pottsgrove Manor

Visit historic Pottsgrove Manor on Saturday, February 13, 2016 between 11:00am and 3:00pm for demonstrations of open-hearth cooking during the program “Valentine’s Day The Colonial Way.”

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Posted on: February 7, 2016

02/07/16 Montco Public Health Officials Find Good Samaritans; They Are Safe From Rabies

MCHD officials have identified and interviewed the two men who came to the aid of a young girl who was being attacked by a rabid raccoon Thursday in Lower Merion. Both men are safe from contracting rabies.

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Posted on: February 6, 2016

02/06/16 Montco Public Health Officials Seeking Good Samaritan Who May Have Been Exposed To Rabies

MCHD officials are requesting that an unidentified male Good Samaritan, who came to the aid of a young girl being attacked by a rabid raccoon on Thursday in Lower Merion, come forward and identify himself, because he may have been exposed to rabies.

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Posted on: February 4, 2016

02/04/16 State of the County Report

The Montgomery County Commissioners today at their bi-weekly meeting delivered their 2016 report on the State of the County.

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Posted on: February 3, 2016

02/03/16 Ten Males, One Female Arrested In Overnight Deadbeat Sweep By Montco Sheriff’s Office

Montgomery County Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny announced that sheriff’s deputies arrested 11 deadbeat parents, who owed $126,218.63 in child support arrearages for 16 children, during an overnight sweep on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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Posted on: February 1, 2016

02/01/16 Scats and Tracks at Norristown Farm Park

Join the park naturalist at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 2:00pm in a search of the wild signs of animals that remain active in winter.

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Posted on: February 1, 2016

02/01/16 Pennypacker Mills Offers a Valentines Craft Workshop for Kids

Make a gift from the heart this year at Pennypacker Mills’ Valentines Workshop for Kids on Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 10:00am to 12:00pm.

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Posted on: January 29, 2016

01/29/16 Beware Of IRS Impersonators This Tax Season

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration has issued the following warning to Americans about scam artists posing as IRS agents.

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Posted on: December 22, 2015

12/22/15 Montco Adopts Balanced, “Fiscally Responsible Budget” That Addresses County Infrastructure

The Montgomery County Commissioners adopted a $389.7 million balanced budget that includes a fund balance at the recommended levels, a full payment to the county pension fund, and a capital budget that invests primarily in existing county infrastructure.

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Posted on: December 21, 2015

12/21/15 Keith Valley Road Bridge Closure

Keith Valley Road Bridge, located at Keith Valley Road over Park Creek in Horsham Township, is closed effective immediately due to a single vehicle accident that occurred on the bridge this morning.

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Posted on: December 18, 2015

12/18/15 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 10:00pm on Friday, December 18, 2015 through 10:00am on Sunday, December 20, 2015.

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Posted on: December 8, 2015

12/08/15 Montco Commissioners Highlight Needs for Marine Corps League “Toys for Tots” Program

Commissioners Josh Shapiro and Valerie Arkoosh joined members of the Marine Corps League at their warehouse in Horsham to process family requests for the “Toys for Tots” program. There’s still time to help out in Montgomery County during the holidays.

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Posted on: December 7, 2015

12/07/15 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 13, 2015 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm.

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Posted on: December 7, 2015

12/07/15 Natural Ornaments at Norristown Farm Park

Tired of plastic holiday decorations? Join the staff at Norristown Farm Park for their traditional natural ornament program on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: December 3, 2015

12/03/15 “Give Vets A Smile” Pilot Program A Success

Three Montgomery County dentists brought smiles to the faces of Montgomery County veterans without dental insurance and with limited financial resources, on November 18 when they provided free dental services to veterans.

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Posted on: December 3, 2015

12/03/15 Montgomery County Planning Commission Will Receive 2015 Star Award for New Guidebook

The Montgomery County Planning Commission will receive a 2015 Star Award in the Green Infrastructure category from Communities in Motion for the recently developed Green Sustainable Parking Lots guidebook.

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Posted on: December 1, 2015

12/01/15 Reindeer Guide for Kids Program at Norristown Farm Park

Know the difference between reindeer, caribou, elk, and local white-tailed deer? Find out about reindeer and other animals of the far north during the Reindeer Guide for Kids program at Norristown Farm Park on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: December 1, 2015

12/01/15 Affordable Care Act Sign Up Information

Are you uninsured? Truly affordable health coverage is available through the Affordable Care Act. You can sign up right here at the Montgomery County Human Services Center. Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 11:30am to 4:00pm.

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Posted on: November 30, 2015

11/30/15 Owl Prowl at Norristown Farm Park

Look and listen for the owls of the Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 4:00pm.

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Posted on: November 30, 2015

11/30/15 Candlelight Tour at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

Take part in an historic Pennsylvania German winter season celebration at the Peter Wentz Farmstead in Worcester on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 3:00pm to 9:00pm.

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Posted on: November 30, 2015

11/30/15 Green Lane Park to Host “Waterfowl Watch”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a “Waterfowl Watch” program on Saturday, December 5, 2015 beginning at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 23, 2015

11/23/15 Holiday Wreaths at Norristown Farm Park

Make a holiday wreath to use indoors or outdoors for seasons to come using natural materials such as grapevines, pine cones, nuts, and flower pods at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 23, 2015

11/23/15 Green Lane Park to Host “Waterfowl Watch”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a “Waterfowl Watch" program on Saturday, November 28, 2015 beginning at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 23, 2015

11/23/15 Holiday Crafts at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

Lower Perkiomen Valley Park will be hosting a Holiday Crafts workshop on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 1:00pm in the Main Pavilion.

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Posted on: November 19, 2015

11/19/15 Montco Proposes $389.7 Million Budget

The Montgomery County Commissioners Thursday received a proposed $389.7 million 2016 budget.

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Posted on: November 19, 2015

11/19/15 Montgomery County Public Safety Department Is Recruiting Additional Telecommunicators

The Montgomery County Department of Public Safety is looking for people to answer the call thousands of times per day. The department is recruiting a new class of telecommunicators to begin training in 2016.

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Posted on: November 18, 2015

11/18/15 Three Outstanding Projects and Two Exceptional Organizations Receive 2015 Montgomery Awards

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

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Posted on: November 18, 2015

11/18/15 Montco Sheriff’s Office Bomb Unit Awards Local Business For Help With Papal Visit Training

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Willie G. Richet presented Rossi Auto Salvage co-owner Charlie Rossi with a commendation of achievement for his business’ donation of four vehicles, which were used in special training for the Papal Visit.

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Posted on: November 18, 2015

11/18/15 Holiday Tours at Pottsgrove Manor

Visit historic Pottsgrove Manor between Friday, November 27, 2015 and Sunday, January 10, 2016, for a glimpse of colonial life during the holiday season.

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

11/17/15 Pennypacker Mills Celebrates Christmas with Holiday Tours, Victorian Christmas Open House

Starting Tuesday, November 24, 2015 through Sunday, January 10, 2016, free Holiday Tours will be offered at Pennypacker Mills during regular site hours.

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

11/17/15 Wild about Turkeys at Norristown Farm Park

Gobble wobble season is here. Head to Norristown Farm Park on Monday, November 23, 2015 at 1:00pm to learn about the bird around which the Thanksgiving holiday revolves.

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

11/17/15 Thanksgiving Centerpieces at Norristown Farm Park

Create a Thanksgiving centerpiece from autumn’s bounty at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 16, 2015

11/16/15 Free Mountain Bike Demo Day at Green Lane Park

Green Lane Park is teaming up with Bike & Blade of Skippack, PA to offer a one-day program, as part of the 2015 Rocky Mountain Demo Tour. This free, hands-on event will be held on Sunday, November 22, 2015 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

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Posted on: November 16, 2015

11/16/15 A Sweet Holiday Tradition: Clear Toy Candy Demonstration at Pennypacker Mills

On Saturday, November 21, 2015 get into the Christmas spirit with a free, early holiday demonstration of clear toy candy making at Pennypacker Mills.

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Posted on: November 16, 2015

11/16/15 Green Lane Park to Host “More Holiday Crafts”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host two “Holiday Craft Workshops” on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 10:00am and 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 13, 2015

11/13/15 Montco Dentists to Offer Free Dental Work to Vets

Three Montgomery County dentists are going to bring a smile to the faces of Montgomery County veterans, who are without dental insurance and have limited financial resources, on November 18 when they provide free dental services to veterans.

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Posted on: November 12, 2015

11/12/15 Terrific Turkeys at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

Come visit Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Friday, November 20, 2015 at 10:00am and meet the wild turkeys that call the park home.

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Posted on: November 12, 2015

11/12/15 Art on Our Trails Comes to Norristown and the Schuylkill River Trail

The Schuylkill River Trail will receive its first display of artistic banners as part of Creative Montco’s Art on Our Trails initiative on Monday, November 16, 2015 at 4:00pm.

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Posted on: November 9, 2015

11/09/15 Gyotaku: Japanese Fish Printing at Norristown Farm Park

Nature printing is an ancient tool of science as well as an art form. Gyotaku is Japanese for “fish printing.” Use both real fish and replicas to make prints at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 9, 2015

11/09/15 Pottsgrove Manor to Host Open-Hearth Cooking Workshop

On Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 10:00am to 4:00pm, historic Pottsgrove Manor will host an open-hearth cooking workshop, “Cooking Up Quince,” taught by Deborah Peterson.

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Posted on: November 9, 2015

11/09/15 Green Lane Park Hosts “Holiday Crafts Double-Feature”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will offer two holiday craft programs on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 10:00am and 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 5, 2015

11/05/15 Health and Wellness Fair in Montgomery County Offers Free Screenings and Education

Magellan Behavioral Health of PA and Montgomery County Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities will host their first Integrated Health and Wellness Fair at Montgomery County Intermediate Unit on November 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Posted on: November 3, 2015

11/03/15 General Election Results

View 2015 General Election Results with the New Election Night Reporting System or the Traditional Election Night Recording System.

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Posted on: November 3, 2015

11/03/15 Winter’s Sleep at Norristown Farm Park

Take a first look at the winter habits of local animals at Norristown Farm Park during the “Winter’s Sleep” program on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 2, 2015

11/02/15 Whitetails and White Oaks at Norristown Farm Park

Explore Norristown Farm Park with a ranger in search of deer and the signs they leave behind on Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 4:00pm.

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Posted on: November 2, 2015

11/02/15 After Hours at the Pennypackers’

Visit Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm for a free tour of the Pennypacker mansion by lamplight.

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Posted on: November 2, 2015

11/02/15 Pottsgrove Manor to Host Lecture on “The Potts Legacy”

On Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 1:00pm Pottsgrove Manor will host a lecture by historian Dan Graham entitled, “The Potts Legacy.”

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

10/30/15 Witting Trees Call Attention to Veterans’ Suicide Rate

Beginning November 1 a growing number of faith communities and organizations from Montco and Bucks will be hanging 22 sets of dog tags on “witting trees” in a public remembrance of the estimated 22 veterans who take their lives by suicide every day.

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

10/30/15 Montco Receives Two Awards that Exemplify the Best and Brightest in Pennsylvania Planning

The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) received two prestigious awards from the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA PA) at an October 20, 2015 awards ceremony.

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Posted on: October 28, 2015

10/28/15 Work Begins On Upper Schuylkill Valley Park Project

Construction has begun on a project that will bring significant improvements to Montgomery County’s Upper Schuylkill Valley Park in Upper Providence Township.

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Posted on: October 27, 2015

10/27/15 Montco Sheriff’s Office Introduces New Weapon System To Minimize Officer And Citizen Risk

Montgomery County Sheriff Russell Bono’s County Emergency Response Team introduced a new weapon system that will help minimize risk to officers and citizens when engaging in active shooter and other dangerous scenarios.

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Posted on: October 26, 2015

10/26/15 Montco Sheriff Russell J. Bono Holds Commendation Ceremony To Recognize Accomplishments

Sheriff Bono recognized his staff’s efforts for preparation and accomplishments related to the Papal Visit, K9 assistance, police department assistance, humanitarian actions and honor guard duty, during a ceremony in the courthouse on Monday, October 26.

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Posted on: October 26, 2015

10/26/15 Montgomery County Announces 2015 Campaign Sign Recycling Program

Between November 4 and 12, 2015, candidates and residents will be able to drop off campaign signs at one of the partner sites listed in this release.

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Posted on: October 26, 2015

10/26/15 Jars of Autumn Colors at Norristown Farm Park

Head to Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 1:00pm and join a naturalist to search for pods to use in dried flower arrangements to create jars of autumn colors.

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Posted on: October 26, 2015

10/26/15 Controlled Deer Hunt Scheduled for the Norristown Farm Park

Hunter registrations begin November 1, 2015.

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Posted on: October 22, 2015

10/22/15 Montco Commerce Director Appointed To PA Commission for Women

Montgomery County Director of Commerce Carolina C. DiGiorgio has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Commission for Women by Gov. Tom Wolf.

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Posted on: October 21, 2015

10/21/15 Montco Sheriff Russell J. Bono Participates In National Domestic Violence Sweep

Sheriff J. Russell Bono’s deputies arrested 17 offenders wanted for a variety of violent felonies, domestic violence charges and nonpayment of child support during an overnight raid, as part of the 13th Annual National Family Violence Apprehension Detail.

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Posted on: October 21, 2015

10/21/15 Shapiro Receives Tri-County Chamber’s 2015 Legislative Award

Montgomery County Commissioners Chair Josh Shapiro received the 2015 Legislative Award from the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber’s Economic Development Luncheon.

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Posted on: October 20, 2015

10/20/15 Spooky Crafts at Norristown Farm Park

Halloween is just around the corner. Scared of black cats, spiders, bats, and owls? Come out and learn about these creatures of the night at Norristown Farm Park on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: October 20, 2015

10/20/15 Montco Invites Public to Hear National Experts Speak on Walkability

Montgomery County invites the public to a free seminar to hear all about the county’s initiative to make communities safer and more attractive for walking. Walk Montco will take place on Monday, October 26 from 10:00am to 12:30pm at The Ambler Theater.

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Posted on: October 20, 2015

10/20/15 Twilight Hike at Norristown Farm Park

Join a park ranger on a twilight hike at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 6:30pm. Learn about some of the special adaptations of local creatures of the night. Meet at the park office.

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Posted on: October 20, 2015

10/20/15 Montco Continues To Rebuild Neglected Infrastructure

Nearly four years ago over 50 of the 131 bridges owned by Montgomery County were listed as structurally deficient bridges, and not much was being done to whittle down that number. Today there are 31 bridges in the process of being replaced or upgraded.

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Posted on: October 19, 2015

10/19/15 Montco Outlines Trails and Parks Initiatives

The Montgomery County Commissioners last week enthusiastically endorsed a draft plan from two county boards that would result in the largest expansion of county parks and trails in three decades.

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Posted on: October 19, 2015

10/19/15 Information about Safe Sleep and SIDS from the Montgomery County Health Department

Learn about safe sleep and SIDS from the Montgomery County Health Department.

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Posted on: October 19, 2015

10/19/15 By The Light of the Moon at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 6:30pm and take a moonlight tour of the park.

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Posted on: October 19, 2015

10/19/15 Pottsgrove Manor to Offer A Hands-On Program For Children

On Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 11:00am to 3:00pm, historic Pottsgrove Manor will host a day of interactive history with “The Plantation Whereon I Live: A Hands-On Experience of Everyday Life at Pottsgrove Manor.”

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Posted on: October 19, 2015

10/19/15 Fall Foliage Hike at Green Lane Park

Lace up those hiking boots and enjoy a three mile hike on moderate terrain with a park ranger at Green Lane Park on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 9:00am. Witness the fall foliage with brilliant hues and the spectacular fall scenery.

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Posted on: October 15, 2015

10/15/15 Montco Takes Pro-Active Steps in Battle against Heroin and Other Opioid Use

At the Montgomery County Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Val Arkoosh, who is also the interim medical director of the county health department, announced that she has issued a countywide standing order for naloxone, also known as narcan.

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Posted on: October 14, 2015

10/14/15 A Howling Good Time at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Friday, October 23, 2015 at 10:00am to meet the park’s resident wolves, Hunter and Scout. The registration deadline is October 21, 2015.

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Posted on: October 14, 2015

10/14/15 Wednesday Walk Series at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park – Nature Photography

Lower Perkiomen Valley Park is hosting a series of topical Wednesday walks, the last of which for 2015 is “Nature Photography” on October 21, 2015 at 9:00am starting from the Main Pavilion.

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Posted on: October 14, 2015

10/14/15 Holiday Youth Employment Program

Do you need a job this holiday season? The Montgomery County Workforce Investment Board Youth Employment Program can prepare you for great employment opportunities with partnering employers!

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Posted on: October 13, 2015

10/13/15 Montco Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event Slated for Sunday, October 18

The final recycling date for the collection of household hazardous waste sponsored by Montgomery County will take place SUNDAY, October 18, 2015 at Lower Merion Transfer Station between 9:00am and 3:00pm.

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Posted on: October 13, 2015

10/13/15 Green Lane Park To Host “Leave It to Beavers” Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program entitled “Leave It to Beavers” on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 5:00pm. The local beavers will be busy preparing for the winter months at this time.

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Posted on: October 13, 2015

10/13/15 Pennypacker Mills’ All Hallows’ Eve Fall Festival

With leaves changing colors and crisp fall air, historic Pennypacker Mills will host their annual All Hallows’ Eve Fall Festival on Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. This free event has something for every age.

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Posted on: October 9, 2015

10/09/15 MY FEST of Pennsylvania Annual Youth Event

The Montgomery County Department of Behavioral Health supports Magellan Youth Leaders Inspiring Future Empowerment (MY LIFE) MY FEST ’15. This annual event will take place on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at White’s Road Park in Lansdale, PA from 12-4pm.

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Posted on: October 9, 2015

10/09/15 Seasonal Life on the Farm at the Historic Wentz Farmstead

Visit the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead in Worcester on Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 10:00am to 3:00pm to learn about seasonal changes on this 18th century farm, which served as General George Washington’s temporary headquarters in October 1777.

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Posted on: October 7, 2015

10/07/15 Montco Sheriff’s Office Arrests Eleven Deadbeat Parents In Overnight DRO Raid

Montgomery County Sheriff Russell Bono’s deputies arrested eight males and three females, during an overnight sweep of deadbeat parents, who failed to pay a total of $121,955.81 in child support for 18 kids.

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Posted on: October 5, 2015

10/05/15 Volunteers Wanted: Norristown Farm Park Habitat Restoration Invasive Plant Removal Project

Join a park ranger in an effort to remove invasive plants from Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm during a special Habitat Restoration program. Individuals, families, and groups are welcome.

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Posted on: October 5, 2015

10/05/15 Green Lane Park Hosts “Flight of the Falcon” Program with Live Birds

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host Cheryl Heimbach of Baywing Falconry for a special program featuring live birds of prey on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 1:00pm and 3:00pm.

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Posted on: October 5, 2015

10/05/15 Montco Event Focuses On Transit-Oriented Housing Trend

The Montgomery County Planning Commission is hosting an event and tour to highlight transit-oriented development (TOD) trends in the county. "Attracting Great New Transit-Oriented Housing" will take place on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

10/02/15 Montco Sheriff Bono Supports Four Foot Safe Passing Law With Roadside Safety Signs

Sheriff Bono announced that the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Bike Patrol Unit will start placing approximately 250 bright yellow roadside signs along county roads to increase public safety and awareness of the PA Four Foot Safe Passing Law.

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

10/01/15 Arkoosh Needles Colleagues with Flu Vaccine to Promote Montco’s Immunization Program

The commissioners took the time from the meeting Thursday to demonstrate how important a yearly flu vaccine is and to promote the county’s 2015 Influenza Immunization Clinics that will be held throughout the county in the coming weeks.

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

10/01/15 Montgomery County Correctional Facility Aces Federal Audit

A federal audit has found the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) to be 100 percent compliant with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). MCCF met 43 of the standards and exceeded two other standards.

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

10/01/15 Green Lane Park’s Boat Storage Closing for the Season

Green Lane Park is requiring all private boats be removed from the park’s Walt Road Day Use Area by no later than Sunday, November 1, 2015.

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Posted on: September 28, 2015

09/28/15 Wild Mushrooms at Lorimer Park

Head to Lorimer Park for the annual mushroom walk on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: September 28, 2015

09/28/15 Montco Commissioners Sponsor Paper Shredding Event in Penn Valley

The Montgomery County Commissioners, in conjunction with Shred One Security Corp., are sponsoring a free community paper shredding event on SUNDAY, October 4, 2015 from 9:00am to noon at Lower Merion Transfer Station.

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Posted on: September 28, 2015

09/28/15 Green Lane Park Hosts “Earlybird Walk”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold an Earlybird Walk on Saturday October 3, 2015 beginning at 8:00am.

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Posted on: September 28, 2015

09/28/15 Montco Event Focuses on Establishing Green and Sustainable Parking Lots

The Montgomery County Planning Commission is hosting an exciting event that focuses on transforming parking lots in communities. Establishing Green and Sustainable Parking Lots will take place on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

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Posted on: September 23, 2015

09/23/15 Montco Commissioner Shapiro to Greet Pope

Montgomery County Commissioner Chair Josh Shapiro will be one of three persons who will welcome Pope Francis to Montgomery County when the Pope arrives at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Lower Merion early Saturday afternoon.

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Posted on: September 22, 2015

09/22/15 Montco Commissioners Sign Challenge To Eliminate Veteran Homelessness In 2015

The Montgomery County Commissioners today came together with federal, state, and local housing and veterans officials in Norristown and signed the “Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness.”

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Posted on: September 21, 2015

09/21/15 A Victorian Tea and P.T. Barnum – The Master Showman – at Pennypacker Mills

Experience the Victorian tradition of an afternoon tea on the mansion porch at historic Pennypacker Mills on Sunday, September 27, 2015 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.

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Posted on: September 21, 2015

09/21/15 Native American Day at Norristown Farm Park

Come and see Native American stone artifacts, flint knapping demonstrations, jewelry, displays of Lenape culture including clothing, tools, foods, animal pelts, and bones at Native American Day at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, September 27, 2015.

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Posted on: September 21, 2015

09/21/15 Fifth Annual Upper Perkiomen Bird and Wildlife Festival at Green Lane Park

Feathers, fur, and family fun arrive at Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park on Saturday, September 26, 2015 as the park hosts the Fifth Annual Upper Perkiomen Bird and Wildlife Festival from 11:00am to 3:00pm with some exciting special guests.

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Posted on: September 18, 2015

09/18/15 Montco Sheriff Bono Launches New Drone To Assist Bomb Unit

Sheriff Russell J. Bono unveiled a new drone on Friday, September 18, 2015, which will be used to assist the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Unit in reconnaissance missions, while responding to bomb calls.

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Posted on: September 18, 2015

09/18/15 Montco Opens New, Scenic Section of the Pennypack Trail

With the help of local municipal officials, representatives from SEPTA, open space advocates, and regional bicycle groups, the Montgomery County Commissioners today cut a ribbon officially opening a 2.7-mile section of the Pennypack Trail.

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Posted on: September 18, 2015

09/18/15 Montgomery County Health Department and Elmwood Park Zoo Launch Program to Reduce Childhood

Saturday, September 19, 2015 marks the grand opening of Montgomery County Health Department’s Junior Inspector Program at the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown. The Junior Inspector Program is a passport program which promotes the 5-2-1-0 initiative.

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

09/17/15 Facts about Food Poisoning from the Montgomery County Health Department

September is National Food Safety Education Month. Check out these facts about food poisoning from the Montgomery County Health Department.

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

09/17/15 Valley Forge Family Day

Valley Forge Family Day will be held at Valley Forge National Historical Park from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, September 25, 2015.

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Posted on: September 16, 2015

09/16/15 “My How You’ve Changed, My Deer” at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Friday, September 25, 2015 at 10:00am to meet the park’s resident white-tailed deer, Max.

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Posted on: September 16, 2015

09/16/15 Chipmunks and Squirrels at Norristown Farm Park

Squirrels and chipmunks are very busy at this time of the year. Take advantage of all that activity to sharpen those observation skills during the Chipmunks and Squirrels Program at Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: September 14, 2015

09/14/15 Montgomery County Health Department Announces 2015 Influenza Vaccination Clinics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone six months of age and older get their yearly flu vaccine as soon as vaccines become available in their community.

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Posted on: September 14, 2015

09/14/15 Green Lane Park to Host “Tree ID Made Easy” Walk

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host a program entitled “Tree ID Made Easy” on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: September 14, 2015

09/14/15 “Time for Tea” at Pottsgrove Manor

Visit historic Pottsgrove Manor on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 11:00am to 3:00pm for an open-hearth cooking demonstration entitled “Time for Tea.”

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Posted on: September 14, 2015

09/14/15 PARK(ing) Day Comes to Norristown

PARK(ing) Day is coming to Norristown for the first time, and everyone is invited to come see how an ordinary parking spot can be transformed into a great public space on Friday, September 18 on Main St. between Swede St. and DeKalb Pk. from 9am-2pm.

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Posted on: September 11, 2015

09/11/15 Wednesday Walk Series at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park – Trees!

Lower Perkiomen Valley Park is hosting a series of Wednesday Walks, the sixth of which, “Trees,” will take place on September 16, 2015 at 9:00am.

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Posted on: September 10, 2015

09/10/15 Montco Seeks Feedback on Revised Municipal Waste Management Plan

Montgomery County has completed a draft of a revised Montgomery County Municipal Waste Plan and is seeking public comment.

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Posted on: September 10, 2015

09/10/15 Two Pottstown Non-Profit Enterprises Get County Grants

The Montgomery County Commissioners today authorized the county’s Redevelopment Authority (RDA) to proceed with economic development grants of $250,000 to two Pottstown non-profit organizations.

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Posted on: September 10, 2015

09/10/15 Montco Looking To Expand Bike Share Program after Success of Pilot Program

On Thursday, the commissioners voted to authorize the issuance of a request for proposals (RFP) for bike share companies to bid on expanding the bike share program countywide.

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Posted on: September 8, 2015

09/08/15 Nature Printing at Norristown Farm Park

Learn the centuries old technique of printing with leaves, flowers, feathers, and other natural materials during the Nature Printing program at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: September 8, 2015

09/08/15 Rescheduled Montco Rabies Vaccination Clinic in West Norriton Township

The Montgomery County Health Department has rescheduled the West Norriton low-cost rabies vaccination clinic that was postponed in June. It is now scheduled for Saturday, September 12 from 9-11am and will be held at Jefferson Firehouse Recreation Center.

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Posted on: September 8, 2015

09/08/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Pottstown Borough, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, September 10, 2015 from approximately 8:00pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Thursday, September 17, 2015.

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Posted on: September 3, 2015

09/03/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Hatboro Borough and Upper Moreland Township

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 from approximately 8:00pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

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Posted on: September 2, 2015

09/02/15 Trees, Trees, Trees Program at Norristown Farm Park

Take a closer look at trees during a program sponsored by Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites at Norristown Farm Park on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: September 2, 2015

09/02/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 from approximately 8:00pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

08/31/15 Jazz Alfresco At Green Lane Park: The Barbone Street Jazz Band

Mark the calendar to enjoy a free concert at Green Lane Park on Saturday, September 5, 2015 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. The spotlight will be on The Barbone Street Jazz Band as they take the stage to play a fusion of Dixieland and swing.

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

08/28/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Providence Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, September 3, 2015 from approximately 10:30pm to 11:30pm. The alternate date will be Thursday, September 10, 2015.

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

08/28/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Montgomery Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, September 3, 2015 from approximately 8:30pm to 10:30pm. The alternate date will be Thursday, September 10, 2015.

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Posted on: August 27, 2015

08/27/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Plymouth Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Monday, August 31, 2015 from approximately 8:15pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

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Posted on: August 26, 2015

08/26/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of North Wales Borough and Upper Gwynedd Township

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from approximately 8:15pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Wednesday, September 2, 2015.

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Posted on: August 26, 2015

08/26/15 Montgomery County Readies for Papal Visit

Montgomery County will experience significant effects from Pope Francis’ visit, and county and local officials have been hard at work for months preparing plans to ensure that everything goes as smoothly as possible.

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Posted on: August 25, 2015

08/25/15 Executive Director of Montco CCIS Appointed to Pennsylvania Child Care Association Board

Elizabeth Adeyi, Executive Director of the Montgomery County Office of Child Day Care Services/Child Care Information Services, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Child Care Association Board of Directors.

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Posted on: August 24, 2015

08/24/15 Fins, Wings, and Other Creek Things at Norristown Farm Park

Explore the creek for aquatic wildlife including insects, fish, salamanders, and frogs at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: August 24, 2015

08/24/15 Green Lane Park Hosts “Creek Critters” Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program entitled “Creek Critters” on Saturday, August 29, 2015 beginning at 1:00pm. Join the staff at Green Lane Park and take a closer look at life in Perkiomen Creek.

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Posted on: August 24, 2015

08/24/15 Butterfly Celebration at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 11:00am to 1:00pm to help celebrate an amazing little insect – the butterfly. The park’s sixth annual celebration will include information on tagging, feeding, and raising butterflies.

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Posted on: August 21, 2015

08/21/15 Montco Commissioners Have ‘Working Lunch’ with Ambler Mayor and Local Business Owners

The Montgomery County Commissioners, along with Commerce Director Carolina DiGiorgio, dined with Ambler Mayor Jeanne Sorg and local business owners at a networking lunch yesterday.

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Posted on: August 20, 2015

08/20/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Lower Providence Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 from approximately 9:30pm to 11:30pm. The alternate date will be Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

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Posted on: August 19, 2015

08/19/15 Montco Sheriff and DA Gun Safety Partnership Kicks Off First Remote Gun Safety Class

Montgomery County Sheriff Russell J. Bono and District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman are taking their message of gun safety on the road.

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Posted on: August 19, 2015

08/19/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Collegeville Borough and Upper Providence Twp.

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 from approximately 8:15pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

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Posted on: August 19, 2015

08/19/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Plymouth and Whitemarsh Townships

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Monday, August 24, 2015 from approximately 8:15pm to 11:30pm. The alternate date will be Monday, August 31, 2015.

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Posted on: August 17, 2015

08/17/15 Rescheduled Montco Rabies Vaccination Clinic in West Norriton Township

The Montgomery County Health Department has rescheduled the West Norriton low-cost rabies vaccination clinic that was postponed in June. It is now scheduled for Saturday, September 12 from 9-11am and will be held at Jefferson Firehouse Recreation Center.

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Posted on: August 17, 2015

08/17/15 Butterflies and Bugs at Lorimer Park

The Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites Division presents Butterflies and Bugs at Lorimer Park on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

08/14/15 Montco Board of Health Approves Interim Leadership Team

County Commissioner Val Arkoosh was named interim Medical Director, and Denise Wallin was named interim Director of Health.

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

08/14/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, August 20, 2015 from approximately 8:30pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Thursday, August 27, 2015.

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

08/14/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Pottstown Borough, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 from approximately 8:30pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Tuesday, August 25, 2015.

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

08/14/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Monday, August 17, 2015 from approximately 8:30pm to 11:30pm. The alternate date will be Monday, August 24, 2015.

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

08/14/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Dublin Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Monday, August 17, 2015 from approximately 8:30pm to 11:30pm. The alternate date will be Monday, August 24, 2015.

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

08/14/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Abington Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Monday, August 17, 2015 from approximately 8:30pm to 11:30pm. The alternate date will be Monday, August 24, 2015.

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Posted on: August 12, 2015

08/12/15 Montco Sheriff’s Bomb Unit Trains To Prepare For Papal Visit

Montgomery County Sheriff Russell Bono is making sure that his bomb unit is well prepared for the Philadelphia Papal Visit in September, with the help of the District Attorney’s Office Detective Bureau and Arcadia University.

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Posted on: August 11, 2015

08/11/15 Wednesday Walk Series at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park – Waterways

Lower Perkiomen Valley Park is hosting a series of Wednesday Walks, the fifth of which, “Waterways,” is on August 19, 2015 at 9:00am.

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Posted on: August 11, 2015

08/11/15 History Adventures in the Summer at Pennypacker Mills

Kids can enjoy the last days of summer at historic Pennypacker Mills during the History Adventures in the Summer free, weeklong program. Beginning on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 through Friday, August 21, 2015 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm each day.

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Posted on: August 10, 2015

08/10/15 Dragons and Damsels at Norristown Farm Park

Learn about the life history, territorial behavior, and how to recognize individual species of damselflies and dragonflies at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: August 10, 2015

08/10/15 Montco Commissioners Sponsor Paper Shredding Event in Abington

The Montgomery County Commissioners, in conjunction with Shred One Security Corp., are sponsoring a free community paper shredding event on Saturday, August 15 from 9:00am to noon at Abington Junior High School, 2056 Susquehanna Road, Abington, PA 19001.

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Posted on: August 10, 2015

08/10/15 Upper Dublin, Lower Providence Renew Contracts w/ Montco for Professional Planning Services

Upper Dublin Township and Lower Providence Township have renewed their contracts for professional planning assistance from the Montgomery County Planning Commission.

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Posted on: August 7, 2015

08/07/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, August 13, 2015 from approximately 8:30pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Monday, August 17, 2015.

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Posted on: August 7, 2015

08/07/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Plymouth Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 from approximately 8:30pm to 11:00pm. The alternate date will be Wednesday, August 12, 2015.

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Posted on: August 6, 2015

08/06/15 Montco Commissioners Celebrate 25 Years of Farmland Preservation, Help Open Annual 4-H Fair

The Montgomery County Commissioners went to Creamery today to celebrate farming in Montgomery County and helped to officially open the 31st 4-H Fair and to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Farmland Preservation Program in Montgomery County.

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Posted on: August 5, 2015

08/05/15 Zydeco-a-Go-Go Spices Up the Night at Green Lane Park

Summertime and live music in the great outdoors are the perfect combination. Don’t miss the unique sound of Zydeco-a-Go-Go on Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park Amphitheater.

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Posted on: August 5, 2015

08/05/15 Montco Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event Slated for Saturday, August 8, 2015

The fourth recycling date for the collection of household hazardous waste sponsored by Montgomery County will take place Saturday, August 8, 2015 at Abington Junior High School located at 2056 Susquehanna Road, Abington, PA 19001 from 9:00am to 3:00pm.

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Posted on: July 31, 2015

07/31/15 Montco Shows Off Redesigned Juvenile Court Facilities and Juvenile Probation Dept. Digs

The working conditions in one building “bordered on inhumane,” according to a former Montco President Judge. On Friday, the county commissioners, along with county judges and row officers, took the wraps off $3.2 million in renovations to the buildings.

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Posted on: July 30, 2015

07/30/15 Rescheduled Adult Mosquito Spraying In Selected Areas of Cheltenham Township

The Montgomery County Health Department will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas of Cheltenham Township on Monday, August 3, 2015. This spraying will be conducted between 9:00pm and 11:00pm.

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Posted on: July 29, 2015

07/29/15 Montco Opens Schuylkill Canal Towpath

The Montgomery County Commissioners today officially opened the newly-restored Schuylkill River Towpath in Upper Providence Township, and in doing so filled in the last unfinished link on the Schuylkill River Trail in Montgomery County.

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Posted on: July 27, 2015

07/27/15 Montco, Ambler Officials Open New Downtown Parking Lot

The Montgomery County Commissioners and Ambler Borough officials today cut a ribbon opening a new, 25-space parking lot to serve downtown Ambler.

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Posted on: July 24, 2015

07/24/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County

Due to mechanical difficulties, the spray scheduled for Thursday, July 23, 2015 in Cheltenham Township was postponed and will be conducted on Monday, July 27, 2015 from approximately 8:30pm to 11:30pm.

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Posted on: July 22, 2015

07/22/15 Milkweed and Monarchs at Norristown Farm Park

Get a close-up look at the lifecycle of the Monarch butterfly at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: July 22, 2015

07/22/15 Living History Sundays at Pottsgrove Manor

Come spend a casual summer Sunday afternoon at historic Pottsgrove Manor and enjoy the 18th century surroundings as volunteers demonstrate colonial trades and pastimes on August 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

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Posted on: July 22, 2015

07/22/15 In the Good Old Summertime at Pennypacker Mills

Pennypacker Mills invites families to “In the Good Old Summertime,” an old-fashioned, Victorian, summer event on the grounds of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel Pennypacker’s early 20th century home on Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 11:00am to 3:00pm.

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Posted on: July 21, 2015

07/21/15 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Abington and Cheltenham Townships

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, July 23, 2015 from approximately 8:30pm to 11:30pm. The alternate date will be Monday, July 27, 2015.

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Posted on: July 20, 2015

07/20/15 Natural History Walk at Norristown Farm Park

Join a park ranger on a nature walk in the early evening, Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 6:00pm at Norristown Farm Park. Learn about the animals that live in the park, especially the ones that are rarely seen.

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Posted on: July 20, 2015

07/20/15 A Victorian Tea at Pennypacker Mills

Come to Pennypacker Mills and bring back the elegant pastime of afternoon tea on Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm on the mansion porch.

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Posted on: July 20, 2015

07/20/15 Green Lane Park to Host “Incredible Insects” Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program entitled “Incredible Insects” on Saturday, July 25, 2015 beginning at 1:00pm. Join the staff at Green Lane Park for a closer look at these amazing six-legged creatures.

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Posted on: July 20, 2015

07/20/15 Montco Launches “Text to 911” Service

The Montgomery County Commissioners and the county’s Department of Public Safety today launched a new “text to 9-1-1” service.

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Posted on: July 17, 2015

07/17/15 Public Hearing on 2016-2017 Child Welfare Needs Based Plan and Budget

Montco’s Offices of Children and Youth, Juvenile Probation, and Youth Center will hold a public hearing on the 2016-17 Child Welfare Needs Based Plan and Budget Friday, July 24, at 2pm in the Community Room of the Montgomery County Human Services Center.

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Posted on: July 17, 2015

07/17/15 Montco Unveils New Electric Cars for Sheriff’s Office

Montgomery County Commissioners Josh Shapiro and Bruce L. Castor, Jr., along with Sheriff Russell Bono, today unveiled three new electric cars that will significantly reduce fuel consumption by the sheriff’s fleet of vehicles.

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Posted on: July 15, 2015

07/15/15 Green Lane Park Hosts “Star Watch” Program RESCHEDULED

The “Star Watch” program at Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park scheduled for this evening has been postponed due to the forecast. The program has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 18, 2015 beginning at 8:30pm.

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Posted on: July 13, 2015

07/13/15 Montco Launches Financial Transparency Platform

Montgomery County today announced the launch of a financial analysis platform that provides residents, elected officials, and staff unprecedented access to the county’s finances. The platform may be accessed at www.montcopa.opengov.com.

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Posted on: July 9, 2015

07/09/15 Housing Activity Increases 7% in Montco; Commercial Development Strong As Well

The number of housing units built in Montco increased 7% in 2014, and while non-residential construction had an overall decline, there was an increase in commercial development, according to two reports issued by the Montgomery County Planning Commission.

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Posted on: July 9, 2015

07/09/15 Montco to Begin Shuttle Service to VA Healthcare Facilities

The Montgomery County Veterans Affairs Office on July 20 will begin a shuttle service for veterans seeking to go to Veterans Administration (VA) healthcare facilities.

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Posted on: July 9, 2015

07/09/15 Honey Bees at Norristown Farm Park

The Norristown Farm Park’s bee keeper, Don George, will give an informative presentation on honey bees at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 2:00pm.

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Posted on: July 9, 2015

07/09/15 Colonial Cosmetics Lecture at Pottsgrove Manor

Learn how colonial women beautified themselves with “In the Eye of the Beholder,” a lecture and demonstration taking place at historic Pottsgrove Manor on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 1:00pm.

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News Flash

Posted on: December 30, 2014

12/30/14 Montgomery County Hosts Public Hearing and Rollout Celebration for Montco 2040

The Montgomery County Commissioners invite the public to a public hearing and rollout celebration for Montco 2040: A Shared Vision, Montgomery County’s draft comprehensive plan. The event will take place on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at 6:00 p.m at MCCC.

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Posted on: December 29, 2014

12/29/14 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00PM on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 until 9:00AM on Friday, January 2, 2015.

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Posted on: December 22, 2014

12/22/14 Montco Sheriff's Office Ends Year With Commendation Ceremony

Highlights of some of the awards that were given are Commendatory Letters and Commendations of Exceptional Service for undercover work, securing accident scenes, special investigative work, bomb threat event management and community service.

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Posted on: December 18, 2014

12/18/14 Montco Passes Budget with Increased Services, Lower Debt, More Investment, No Tax Increase

The Montgomery County Commissioners unanimously passed a $371.1 million 2015 budget Thursday.

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Posted on: December 18, 2014

12/18/14 Veterans Treatment Court Press Release

The members of the Veterans Treatment Court community are devastated by the acts of Bradley Stone. They wish to express their condolences to the victims of this horrible tragedy and their hearts go out to the families who lost loved ones.

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Posted on: December 16, 2014

12/16/14 Photo Update – Bradley Stone

Photo Update – Bradley Stone

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Posted on: December 15, 2014

12/15/14 Cat Tests Positive for Rabies in Montgomery County, PA

Anyone who may have come in contact with two-legged cat at pet hospital should call MCHD.

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Posted on: December 15, 2014

12/15/14 Green Lane Park Offers “Maple Sugar Magic” Program for School Groups

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will be holding “Maple Sugar Magic” classes for schools and homeschool groups from February 24, 2015 through March 6, 2015.

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Posted on: December 15, 2014

12/15/14 Preparing for Winter at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

Visit the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead on Saturday, January 17, 2015 between 10:00am and 3:00pm to experience what people in the late 18th through early 19th centuries did to make it through the colder months.

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Posted on: December 15, 2014

12/15/14 Police Seek Armed and Dangerous Subject

Montgomery County law enforcement authorities are seeking the whereabouts of Bradley
William Stone, a 35-yr-old Pennsburg resident, suspected in the deaths of six people and
the serious wounding of another at three locations in Montco this morning.

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Posted on: December 9, 2014

12/09/14 Ambler and Lower Salford Renew Contracts for MCPC Professional Planning Services

Ambler Borough and Lower Salford Township have renewed their contracts for professional planning assistance from the Montgomery County Planning Commission.

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Posted on: December 8, 2014

12/08/14 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 14, 2014 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm.

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Posted on: December 5, 2014

12/05/14 Montgomery County Health Department Recognizes National Influenza Vaccination Week

The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) is offering free influenza vaccinations to any Montgomery County resident aged 6 months or older.

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Posted on: December 1, 2014

12/01/14 Victorian Christmas Open House at Pennypacker Mills

Warm, inviting rooms, elaborate Victorian decorations, gifts large and small, and a warm welcome beckon visitors to Pennypacker Mills’ Victorian Christmas Open House on Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm.

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Posted on: December 1, 2014

12/01/14 Candlelight Tour at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

Enjoy the holidays as celebrated in past centuries on a visit to the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead in Worcester on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 2:00pm-9:00pm.

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Posted on: December 1, 2014

12/01/14 Green Lane Park Hosts “Waterfowl Watch” Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park (GLP) will hold a “Waterfowl Watch” on Saturday, December 6, 2014 beginning at 1:00pm. Fall migration of ducks, geese, swans, and other birds will be in full swing.

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Posted on: November 24, 2014

11/24/14 Green Lane Park Hosts “Waterfowl Watch”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park (GLP) will host a “Waterfowl Watch” program on Saturday, November 29, 2014 beginning at 1:00pm. The fall migration of ducks, geese, swans, and other birds will be well underway.

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Posted on: November 21, 2014

11/21/14 Holiday Crafts Workshop at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

Come to Lower Perkiomen Valley Park on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 1:00pm for a Holiday Crafts Workshop in the main pavilion.

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Posted on: November 21, 2014

11/21/14 Holiday Tours at Pottsgrove Manor

Visit historic Pottsgrove Manor between Friday, November 28, 2014 and Sunday, January 11, 2015, for a glimpse of colonial life during the holiday season.

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Posted on: November 21, 2014

11/21/14 Holiday Tours at Historic Pennypacker Mills

Come see shiny ribbons and greenery on windowsills and mantles, along with hand-made and imported glass ornaments during free holiday tours of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel Pennypacker’s mansion. Tuesday, November 25, 2014 to Sunday, January 4, 2015.

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Posted on: November 20, 2014

11/20/14 Proposed Montco Budget: Increased Services, Lower Debt, More Investment, No Tax Increase

A $371 million proposed budget was presented to the Montgomery County Commissioners Thursday.

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Posted on: November 20, 2014

11/20/14 Shapiro Points to Montco Moves As Ways State Can Begin Addressing Pension Woes

Montgomery County Commissioner Chair Josh Shapiro today pointed to actions the county has taken as ways Pennsylvania’s two pension systems could begin to address their pension problems.

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Posted on: November 19, 2014

11/19/14 Montco Planning Commission Assists Horsham Township with Master Plan for Office Centers

Horsham Township has entered into a special one-year contract for professional planning assistance from the Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC).

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Posted on: November 19, 2014

11/19/14 Montco Sheriff Deadbeat Parent Sweeps Represent Over $3.4 Million in Support Payments

Montgomery County Sheriff Russell Bono is not letting up on deadbeat parents.

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Posted on: November 17, 2014

11/17/14 Green Lane Park Hosts “Holiday Craft Workshops” on Saturday, November 22, 2014

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host two holiday craft workshops on Saturday, November 22, 2014.

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Posted on: November 17, 2014

11/17/14 Potassium Iodide (KI) Distribution Day – Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) will be participating in the Pennsylvania Department of Health Annual Free Potassium Iodide (KI) Distribution Day on Thursday, November 20, 2014.

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Posted on: November 17, 2014

11/17/14 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00PM on Monday, November 17, 2014 until 9:00AM on Wednesday, November 19, 2014.

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Posted on: November 14, 2014

11/14/14 Montco Opens Pennypack Trail Extension; Overall, $9 Million in Trail Improvements Scheduled

The Montgomery County Commissioners, flanked by officials from local municipalities, SEPTA, and the Bicycle Coalition of Philadelphia, cut a ribbon today opening Phase One of a 3.2 mile extension of the Pennypack Trail in the eastern part of the county.

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Posted on: November 13, 2014

11/13/14 Three Outstanding Projects & an Exceptional Community Leader Receive 2014 Montgomery Awards

This annual program recognizes the best in planning, design, and advocacy in Montgomery County and acknowledges the high-quality work and commitment of communities, organizations, and professionals.

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Posted on: November 10, 2014

11/10/14 Terrific Turkeys at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

Come visit Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 10:00am and meet the wild turkeys that call the park home.

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Posted on: November 10, 2014

11/10/14 Green Lane Park Hosts “Holiday Craft Double-Feature” on Sunday, November 16, 2014

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host two holiday craft programs on Sunday November 16, 2014 at 10:00am and 1:00pm.

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Posted on: November 10, 2014

11/10/14 Deck the Halls with Garden Materials at Pennypacker Mills

Pennypacker Mills is hosting “Deck the Halls with Garden Materials,” a special holiday workshop designed to inspire everyone to use the inexpensive, natural materials that can be found in their own backyards. Come to the Mills on Saturday, November 15.

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Posted on: November 6, 2014

11/06/14 Montco Sheriff's Office Offers New Free Gun Safety Seminar and Free Gun Lock

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office will offer a free Firearms Safety & Awareness Seminar for the public on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Public Safety Training Campus in Conshohocken, Pa.

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Posted on: November 4, 2014

11/04/14 General Election Results

View 2014 General Election Results with the New Election Night Reporting System or the Traditional Election Night Recording System.

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Posted on: November 3, 2014

11/03/14 Back by Popular Demand, Montco Commissioners Sponsor Paper Shredding Event in Penn Valley

Due to the overwhelming popularity of the October shredding event in Ardmore, another free document shredding event has been scheduled for Sunday, November 9 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lower Merion Transfer Station.

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Posted on: November 3, 2014

11/03/14 Wagging Tails on the Historic Trail at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

Looking for a new place to walk the dog and enjoy nature? Join the staff at the Peter Wentz Farmstead on Saturday, November 8 to learn about the pet-friendly offerings at the site, visit with local canine rescue groups, and renew County dog licenses.

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Posted on: October 30, 2014

10/30/2014 Montco Monitoring First Travelers from West Africa

The individuals are asymptomatic, have been contacted by Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) staff, are well-versed on monitoring procedures, and are cooperating with health officials. Both are considered to be in the “low risk” category.

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Posted on: October 29, 2014

10/29/14 Montgomery County Chosen for Cultural and Linguistic Competency Pilot Project

Montgomery County is one of only a handful of counties in the Commonwealth chosen to participate in the Cultural and Linguistic Competency Pilot Project through the Pennsylvania System of Care Partnership (PA SOC).

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Posted on: October 27, 2014

10/27/14 Montco Program Cuts Down on Police Overtime, Saves Taxpayer Dollars, Improves Public Safety

Under a new pilot program instituted last March, negotiations are held between local police and the public defender’s office to have the suspect waive their right to an in-person appearance in court.

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Posted on: October 27, 2014

10/27/14 Montgomery County Planning Commission Continues to Assist Communities

Five municipalities and regional planning organizations have renewed their contracts for professional planning assistance from the Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC).

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Posted on: October 27, 2014

10/27/14 New Foam Pumper Housing Ceremony

The Montgomery County Department of Public Safety will host a Housing Ceremony for its brand new foam pumper at 11:00am on Friday, October 31, 2014 at the Public Safety Training Campus located at 1175 Conshohocken Road, Conshohocken, PA 19428.

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Posted on: October 27, 2014

10/27/14 Montgomery County Continues Annual Campaign Sign Recycling Program

Starting November 5, 2014 Montgomery County Recycling will again partner with ReCommunity Recycling, the Montgomery County Democratic and Republican Committees, and participating municipal entities to recycle campaign signs.

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Posted on: October 27, 2014

10/27/14 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 14, 2015. Hunter registrations open November 1, 2014.

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Posted on: October 23, 2014

10/23/14 Montgomery County Planning Commission Earns Award

The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) received the “2014 Planning Excellence – Best Practice Award” from the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association for its new model sign ordinance.

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Posted on: October 23, 2014

10/23/14 Fireside Fables at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

Come to Lower Perkiomen Valley Park on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 3:00pm for “Fireside Fables” in the Main Pavilion. Warm up by the fireplace and hear spooky, yet fun, family-friendly stories aimed to entertain.

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Posted on: October 23, 2014

10/23/14 An Evening of Bone Chilling Ghost Stories at Green Lane Park

Mark the calendar for Saturday, October 25, 2014 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 20, 2014

10/22/14 Schuylkill River Trail to Close for Two Days for Final Paving

The Schuylkill River Trail between Ross Street and Ford Street in Norristown will be closed on Tuesday, October 28 and Wednesday, October 29 for final paving.

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Posted on: October 20, 2014

10/20/14 Montco Launches $7.7 Million Bridge Project

Pennsylvania Secretary of Transportation Barry Schoch joined the Montgomery County Commissioners, State Rep. Mike Vereb, and other dignitaries today to kickoff one of the most important bridge replacement projects in Montgomery County in decades.

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Posted on: October 20, 2014

10/20/14 The Plantation Whereon I Live: A Hands-On Experience of Everyday Life at Pottsgrove Manor

On Saturday, October 25, 2014, from 11:00am to 3:00pm, historic Pottsgrove Manor will host a day of interactive history with “The Plantation Whereon I Live: A Hands-On Experience of Everyday Life at Pottsgrove Manor.”

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Posted on: October 20, 2014

10/20/14 Montco Electronics Recycling Event Slated for Saturday, October 25, 2014

The final recycling date for the collection of electronic equipment sponsored by Montgomery County will take place Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Upper Merion Middle School in King of Prussia (enter at 435 Crossfield Road) between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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Posted on: October 20, 2014

10/20/14 Green Lane Park to Host “Star Watch” Program Friday, October 24, 2014

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host a “Star Watch” program on Friday October 24, 2014 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Join members of the Bucks-Mont Astronomical Association for a special program on the night sky.

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Posted on: October 14, 2014

10/14/14 Montco Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event Slated for Sunday, October 19, 2014

The final recycling date for the collection of household hazardous waste sponsored by Montgomery County will take place SUNDAY, October 19, 2014 at Lower Merion Transfer Station between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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Posted on: October 14, 2014

10/14/14 All Hallow’s Eve Fall Festival at Pennypacker Mills

With the changing of the seasons, bring the entire family to Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm and experience a very Victorian All Hallow’s Eve Fall Festival.

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Posted on: October 14, 2014

10/14/14 Fall Foliage Hike at Green Lane Park

Lace up those hiking boots and enjoy a three mile hike across moderate terrain with a park ranger at Green Lane Park on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 10:00am. Don’t miss out on the fall foliage at Green Lane Park!

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Posted on: October 14, 2014

10/14/14 Montco Commissioners Sponsor Paper Shredding Event in Ardmore

The Montgomery County Commissioners and the Waste System Authority of Eastern Montgomery County in conjunction with Shred One Security Corp. are sponsoring a community paper shredding event Saturday, October 18 from 9am-12pm at Lower Merion High School.

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Posted on: October 10, 2014

10/10/14 “Park in the Dark” at Norristown Farm Park

Listen to scary stories at the 6th annual “Park in the Dark” at Norristown Farm Park on Friday, October 17, 2014 beginning at 7:00pm.

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Posted on: October 10, 2014

10/10/14 Night Life Program at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

What happened at the Wentz House in the fall and winter after the sun went down? Visit the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead on Thursday, October 16, 2014 to explore night life in the eighteenth century.

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Posted on: October 6, 2014

10/06/14 Moonlight Tour at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 6:30pm for a moonlight tour of the park. Visitors will learn personalized facts about the resident animals.

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Posted on: October 6, 2014

10/06/14 Green Lane Park Hosts “Flight of the Falcon” Live Falconry Demonstrations

Green Lane Park will welcome back special guest falconer Cheryl Heimbach of Baywing Falconry on Saturday October 11, 2014 with demonstrations at 1:00pm and 3:00pm.

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Posted on: October 6, 2014

10/06/14 Seasonal Life on the Farm at the Historic Wentz Farmstead

Visit the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead in Worcester on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10:00am-3:00pm to learn about seasonal changes on this 18th century farm, which served as General George Washington’s temporary headquarters in October 1777.

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Posted on: October 2, 2014

10/02/14 Castor and Colleagues Decry Lack of Legislative Action on 9-1-1 Funding Formula

Montgomery County Commissioner Bruce L. Castor, Jr., who oversees public safety matters for the Board, today renewed his plea to state legislators to take action to fix the outdated fee-based system that is causing county budgets to bleed red ink.

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Posted on: September 30, 2014

09/30/14 Public Invited to Meeting on Cross County Trail Feasibility Study

Residents from Plymouth Township, Whitemarsh Township, and surrounding communities are invited to a public meeting on October 7, 2014 to learn more about the Cross County Trail Feasibility Study.

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Posted on: September 29, 2014

09/29/14 DVRPC Approves Montco Grants

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) last week approved $266,000 in grants to five Montgomery County projects, according to County Commissioner Leslie Richards, who also serves as chair of DVRPC.

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Posted on: September 29, 2014

09/29/14 Pennypacker Mills Offers Program on Revolutionary War Encampment

On Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm come to Pennypacker Mills and hear the entire story of how patriots fought the British for independence.

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Posted on: September 29, 2014

09/29/14 Green Lane Park Hosts “Earlybird Walk”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host an “Early Bird Walk” on Saturday, October 4, 2014 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Join the staff at GLP for a close-up look at fall migration in the park.

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Posted on: September 24, 2014

09/24/14 “Airing the Quilts” Exhibit at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

Vintage quilts from the collections of the Peter Wentz Farmstead and the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center, which are normally kept in museum storage at both sites, are being “aired” in a special exhibit through the end of the month.

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Posted on: September 23, 2014

09/23/14 Elmwood Park “Zoo-on-Wheels” Lands at Green Lane Park!

Elmwood Park Zoo’s “Zoo-on-Wheels” visits Green Lane Park Saturday, September 27, 2014. This traveling educational program will take the stage at the amphitheater for a live animal show.

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Posted on: September 23, 2014

09/23/14 Pennsylvania Traveling Classroom “The Pennsylvania WoodMobile” Visits Green Lane Park

“The Pennsylvania WoodMobile” features a traveling classroom that allows the public to experience firsthand the impact its woods have on the nation’s lumber industry along with the effects that the deer population have on today’s forests.

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Posted on: September 22, 2014

09/22/14 The 4th Annual Upper Perkiomen Bird and Wildlife Festival Nests at Green Lane Park

From 11:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, September 27, 2014, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s “Woodmobile” exhibit and Elmwood Park Zoo’s “Zoo-on-Wheels” will be migrating to Green Lane Park.

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Posted on: September 22, 2014

09/22/14 Learn About Rain Gardens at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

Come to Lower Perkiomen Valley Park on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10:00am to 12:00pm to learn all about rain gardens.

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Posted on: September 22, 2014

09/22/14 Montco Electronics Recycling Event Slated for Saturday, September 27, 2014

The fifth of six recycling dates for the collection of electronic equipment sponsored by Montgomery County will take place Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Spring-Ford 9th Grade Center located at 400 South Lewis Road, Royersford, PA 19468.

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Posted on: September 19, 2014

09/19/14 Shapiro Convenes Meeting of County High Tech Execs

Josh Shapiro, chair of the Montgomery County Commissioners, today convened an informal roundtable discussion about business and the high tech sector in the county.

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Posted on: September 19, 2014

09/19/14 Reduce the Risk of Getting the Flu; Attend an MCHD Influenza Immunization Clinic

The 2014-2015 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.

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Posted on: September 16, 2014

09/16/14 Montco Commissioners, Health Department, Call on Residents to Pledge Never to Text & Drive

Friday, September 19th has been designated as Montgomery County Pledge Day as part of AT&T’s It Can Wait® Distracted Driving Campaign. Take the pledge not to text and drive. "Paint Montgomery County Blue" by wearing blue to show support for safe driving.

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Posted on: September 15, 2014

09/15/14 Pottsgrove Manor to Offer Program on “Clothing the Common Sort”

On Saturday, September 20, 2014, from 11:00am to 3:00pm, historic Pottsgrove Manor will show visitors what their colonial ancestors wore to work with a living history program entitled, “Clothing the Common Sort.”

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Posted on: September 15, 2014

09/15/14 Montco Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event Slated for Saturday, September 20, 2014

The fifth of six recycling dates for the collection of household hazardous waste sponsored by Montgomery County will take place Saturday, September 20 at Spring-Ford 9th Grade Center, 400 South Lewis Road, Royersford, PA 19468, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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Posted on: September 15, 2014

09/15/14 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Conshohocken Borough and Whitemarsh Township

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from approximately 7:30PM to 10:30PM. The alternate date will be Monday, September 22, 2014.

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Posted on: September 12, 2014

09/12/14 Formation of Task Force To Address Rise in Heroin and Prescription Drug Overdoses Announced

The Montgomery County Commissioners Friday introduced the members of the county’s Overdose Task Force, a multi-disciplinary group of individuals.

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Posted on: September 12, 2014

09/12/14 Report Shows 42% Increase in Housing Units Built in Montco

The latest report on housing units built in Montgomery County is an indicator of a strengthening economy in the county.

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Posted on: September 11, 2014

09/11/14 “Airing the Quilts” at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

Head to Peter Wentz Farmstead on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 10:00am until 3:00pm for a variety of demonstrations and how-to discussions related to quilting.

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Posted on: September 11, 2014

09/11/14 Butterfly Celebration at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 11:00am-1:00pm to help celebrate an amazing little insect – the butterfly.

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Posted on: September 10, 2014

09/10/14 Montgomery County Prothonotary to Celebrate "Passport Day in the USA 2014"

In order to better serve Montgomery County's travelers, Prothonotary Mark Levy will host special office hours on Saturday, September 13, 2014.

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Posted on: September 9, 2014

09/09/14 County Officials Present Results of Review Following Recent Prison Escape

Acting quickly in the wake of the first escape from the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Eagleville in over 20 years, county officials today detailed the results of a comprehensive review of prison and public safety procedures.

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Posted on: September 8, 2014

09/08/14 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 from approximately 8:00PM to 10:30PM. The alternate date will be Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

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Posted on: September 4, 2014

09/04/14 Montco Sheriff Warns Against Spoofing Scammers

Telephone scammers posing as Montgomery County Sheriff's Office deputies have been threatening citizens with arrest and demanding cash.Sheriff Russell Bono is warning citizens against these scammers, who are calling as far away as Texas.

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Posted on: September 3, 2014

09/03/14 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Monday, September 8, 2014 from approximately 8:00PM to 10:30PM. The alternate date will be Monday, September 15, 2014.

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Posted on: September 2, 2014

09/02/14 PennDOT Inspection Closes Moyer Road Bridge

Following a routine inspection, PennDOT inspectors today ordered the closure of Moyer Road Bridge in Salford Township due to safety concerns.

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Posted on: August 28, 2014

08/28/14 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Plymouth Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from approximately 8:00PM to 10:30PM. The alternate date will be Wednesday, September 10, 2014.

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Posted on: August 27, 2014

08/27/14 Public Invited to Comment on Draft Montgomery County Comprehensive Plan

The new draft county comprehensive plan—Montco 2040: A Shared Vision—is ready for public review and comment. Residents are invited to any one of four public meetings to discuss the plan.

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Posted on: August 25, 2014

08/25/14 Green Lane Park to Host “Creek Critters” Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program entitled “Creek Critters” on Saturday, September 6, 2014 beginning at 1:00 p.m.

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Posted on: August 21, 2014

08/21/14 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Collegeville Borough and Upper Providence Twp.

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Thursday, August 28, 2014 from approximately 8:00PM to 11:00PM. The alternate date will be Thursday, September 4, 2014.

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Posted on: August 21, 2014

08/21/14 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Pottstown Borough, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from approximately 8:00PM to 11:00PM. The alternate date will be Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

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Posted on: August 18, 2014

08/18/14 “Celtic Crossroad” Summer Concert at Green Lane Park

#MakeItMontco moments await at Green Lane Park’s final free summer concert featuring the music of “Celtic Crossroad” on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 7:00pm.

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Posted on: August 18, 2014

08/18/14 Green Lane Park to Host “Butterflies and Dragonflies through Binoculars”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program entitled “Butterflies and Dragonflies through Binoculars” on Saturday August 23, 2014 beginning at 1:00 p.m.

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Posted on: August 15, 2014

08/15/14 History Adventures in the Summer at Pennypacker Mills

Experience hands-on fun as Historic Pennypacker Mills offers History Adventures in the Summer! This free program meets Tuesday, August 19, 2014 through Friday, August 22, 2014 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

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Posted on: August 14, 2014

08/14/14 Montco Seeking Hunters for Annual Controlled Goose Hunt

Licensed hunters interested in participating in Montgomery County’s annual controlled goose hunt at Green Lane Park have until Wednesday, August 27 to submit their applications to be eligible for the lottery that selects the hunters.

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Posted on: August 13, 2014

08/13/14 - Montco Sheriff Hits Philly for Latest Deadbeat Parent Roundup

Montgomery County Sheriff Russell Bono is keeping the heat on deadbeat parents wherever they may hide.

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Posted on: August 11, 2014

08/11/14 Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) will arrive August 17, 2014 to examine all aspects of Montgomery County Department of Public Safety’s Communications Division.

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Posted on: August 7, 2014

08/07/14 Montco Youth Center Aces Audit

In June the Montgomery County Youth Center in West Norriton underwent its first audit under the new Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards and met or exceeded each standard becoming the first county in Pennsylvania to receive a perfect score.

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Posted on: August 6, 2014

08/06/14 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 from approximately 8:30PM to 11:30PM. The alternate date will be Wednesday August 20, 2014.

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Posted on: August 6, 2014

08/06/14 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Pottstown Borough and West Pottsgrove Township

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Monday, August 11, 2014 from approximately 8:30PM to 11:30PM. The alternate date will be Monday, August 18, 2014.

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Posted on: August 6, 2014

08/06/14 Montco Re-Opens West Valley Green Road Bridge

Montgomery County officials re-opened the West Valley Green Road bridge in Whitemarsh Township on Wednesday afternoon after extensive repairs were made to the span.

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Posted on: August 6, 2014

08/06/14 Wi-Fi Now Available in Montco Buildings

The Montgomery County Commissioners and the county’s Information & Technology Solutions (ITS) department announced today that Wi-Fi is now available in four Montgomery County facilities.

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Posted on: August 5, 2014

08/05/14 Montco Sheriff's K9s Get Official Police ID Badges

Anyone who brings harm to a law enforcement K9 will now face a harsh penalty. Badges make the dogs more identifiable as an officer of the law.

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Posted on: August 4, 2014

08/04/14 Montco Improves Its Ranking in U.S. News Rankings of the Healthiest Counties for Kids

Montgomery County has improved its ranking as one of the 50 healthiest counties in the United States for kids, according to the 2014 rankings by U.S. News and World Report.

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Posted on: August 4, 2014

08/04/14 “Back to School, Back to Good Health” Tips from the Montgomery County Health Department

The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) offers some helpful tips to get kids “Back to School, Back to Good Health”:

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Posted on: August 1, 2014

08/01/14 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from approximately 8:30PM to 11:30PM. The alternate date will be Tuesday August 12, 2014. For more information on the spraying, call the Health Department at 610-278-5117.

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Posted on: July 30, 2014

07/30/14 Pottsgrove Manor to Host Summer Textile Workshops for Kids

On Sundays in August, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, historic Pottsgrove Manor will offer a series of workshops, focusing on a different colonial textile art each week.

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Posted on: July 29, 2014

07/29/14 Green Lane Park to Host “Milkweed, Monarchs, and So Much More”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program entitled “Milkweed, Monarchs, and So Much More” on Saturday, August 2, 2014 beginning at 1:00 p.m.

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Posted on: July 29, 2014

07/29/14 Pennypacker Mills Presents In The Good Old Summertime

On Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 11:00am to 3:00pm, come to Pennypacker Mills for a free summertime event where guests will go back in time to those relaxing summer days for old-fashioned fun and toe-tapping musical entertainment.

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Posted on: July 29, 2014

07/29/14 Montco Electronics Recycling Event Slated for Saturday, August 2, 2014

The fourth of six recycling dates for the collection of electronic equipment sponsored by Montgomery County will take place Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Hatboro-Horsham High School between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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Posted on: July 24, 2014

07/24/14 DVRPC Approves $1.1 Billion in Transportation Funding For Montgomery County

Up to $1.1 billion in transportation-related projects in Montgomery County were part of the four-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the 12-year capital program approved by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) Thursday.

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Posted on: July 23, 2014

07/23/14 Green Lane Park to Host “Incredible Insects” Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold an “Incredible Insects” program on Saturday, July 26, 2014 beginning at 1:00 p.m.

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Posted on: July 23, 2014

07/23/14 Montgomery County Health Department to Host Distracted Driving Awareness Event

MCHD, in partnership with the Upper Merion Police Department, the Community Alliance for a Safer Tomorrow, and Best Buy, will hold a distracted driving awareness event in the King of Prussia store on Friday, July 25, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Posted on: July 22, 2014

07/22/14 Six Montco Deadbeat Parents Turn Themselves in Following Last Week’s Sweep

Six Domestic Relations Office “Wanted for Child Support” defendants, who owed a total of $96,577.04 to eight children turned themselves in to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office over the days following a deadbeat parent raid on Wednesday, July 16.

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Posted on: July 21, 2014

07/21/14 Montco Sheriff’s Office Adds Social Media Strategy to Capture Deadbeats

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office has added social media tools to its arsenal to help find deadbeat parents.

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Posted on: July 18, 2014

07/18/14 Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Abington and Upper Moreland Townships

The spraying will be conducted, weather permitting, on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from approximately 8:30PM to 11:30PM. The alternate date will be Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the same times.

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Posted on: July 16, 2014

07/16/14 Montco Deadbeat Parent Roundup Yields Six in Overnight Sweep

Nine children may start to see some of the $59,777.07 in child support they are owed following another overnight raid.

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Posted on: July 15, 2014

07/15/14 Montgomery County and Chester County Planning Commission Boards Collaborate

The Montgomery County Planning Commission Board and the Chester County Planning Commission Board had an exceptional joint meeting, the first of anticipated future collaborations, at Penn State Great Valley Campus in Malvern on July 9.

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Posted on: July 15, 2014

07/15/14 “Celebrating America” Summer Concert at Green Lane Park

Bring family, friends, neighbors, and folding chairs to listen to the music of the 78th Army Band “Celebrating America” on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 7:00PM. The concert will take place at Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park amphitheater.

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Posted on: July 15, 2014

07/15/14 Montco Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event Slated for Sunday, July 20, 2014

The fourth of six recycling dates for the collection of household hazardous waste sponsored by Montgomery County will take place Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Abington Junior High School, 970 Highland Avenue, Abington, PA 19001, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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Posted on: July 15, 2014

07/15/14 Pontoon Boat Tours Now Available at Green Lane Park

Park visitors can now enjoy a one-hour scenic cruise on the beautiful Green Lane Reservoir aboard a 12-passenger pontoon boat.

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Posted on: July 11, 2014

7/11/14 Fetter’s Mill Bridge to Close for Inspection

The Montgomery County Department of Assets and Infrastructure today announced that the Fetter’s Mill bridge over the Pennypack Creek between Lower Moreland and Bryn Athyn will be closed on Wednesday, July 16 for inspection.

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Posted on: July 11, 2014

7/11/14 Mental Health First Aid Introduced in Montgomery County

Montgomery County’s Department of Behavioral Health will add 30 new instructors from the state of Pennsylvania to the Mental Health First Aid team during a training session on Monday, July 14 in King of Prussia.

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Posted on: July 11, 2014

7/11/14 Shapiro to Attend White House Summit

Montgomery County Commissioners Chair Josh Shapiro has been invited by the Obama Administration to participate in a White House summit on American apprenticeships on Monday, July 14.

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Posted on: July 10, 2014

07/10/14 Pottsgrove Manor to Host Symposium on Historic Clothing and Textiles

On Saturday, July 19, 2014 and Sunday, July 20, 2014 from 9:00am to 4:00pm, historic Pottsgrove Manor will present “Fashioning a New World: A Symposium on Clothing and Textiles in Early America."

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News Flash

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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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).

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.”

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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!

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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!

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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!

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.”

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases
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.

Read on... 2013 Press Releases

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

12/20/2018 Fentanyl Supplier Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking and is Sentenced to 18-40 Years

Fentanyl Supplier Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking and is Sentenced to 18-40 Years

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

12/19/2018 Alexey Uversky of Elkins Park Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

Alexey Uversky of Elkins Park Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

12/07/2018 Camren Williams, 17, Arrested on Murder Charges Related to Nov. 18 Pottstown Homicide

Camren Williams, 17, Arrested on Murder Charges Related to Nov. 18 Pottstown Homicide

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

12/06/2018 DA Announces Identities in Whitemarsh Township Death Investigation

DA Announces Identities in Whitemarsh Township Death Investigation

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

12/04/2018 DA Announces Investigation into Two Deaths in Whitemarsh Township

DA Announces Investigation into Two Deaths in Whitemarsh Township

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

12/04/2018 District Attorney's 12th Annual SPCA Holiday Support Drive Launched This Week

District Attorney's 12th Annual SPCA Holiday Support Drive Launched This Week

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

11/29/2018 Statement from DA RE: Kathleen Kane

Statement from DA RE: Kathleen Kane

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

11/29/2018 Rehrig, Wieder Charged with Animal Cruelty, Deaths of Exotic Animals in Upper Hanover

Rehrig, Wieder Charged with Animal Cruelty, Deaths of Exotic Animals in Upper Hanover

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

11/27/2018 Aaron Taylor Arrested for Nov 18 Home Invasion Murder in Pottstown

Aaron Taylor Arrested for Nov 18 Home Invasion Murder in Pottstown

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

11/21/2018 DA Seeks Public's Help Identifying Persons Responsible for Homicide of Sylvia Williams

DA Seeks Public's Help Identifying Persons Responsible for Homicide of Sylvia Williams

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

11/19/2018 DA Announces Investigation into Homicide of Sylvia Williams in Pottstown

DA Announces Investigation into Homicide of Sylvia Williams in Pottstown

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

11/08/2018 $10,000 Reward: DA Appeals for Help in Murder of Julie Barnyock in Lansdale

$10,000 Reward: DA Appeals for Help in Murder of Julie Barnyock in Lansdale

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

11/06/2018 Matthew Laver of Souderton Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

Matthew Laver of Souderton Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

11/02/2018 Drug Trafficking Organization Dismantled

Drug Trafficking Organization Dismantled

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

10/29/2018 Record 9,000 Pounds of Meds Collected in Montco During Drug Take Back Day Oct. 27

Record 9,000 Pounds of Meds Collected in Montco During Drug Take Back Day Oct. 27

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

10/26/2018 Steven Quadrel Arrested for First-Degree Murder of His Father in Norristown

Steven Quadrel Arrested for First-Degree Murder of His Father in Norristown

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

10/25/2018 $10,000 Reward for Info Regarding the Traffic Dispute Homicide in Cheltenham

$10,000 Reward for Info Regarding the Traffic Dispute Homicide in Cheltenham

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

10/19/2018 Video and Photo Released in Cheltenham Traffic Dispute Homicide

Video and Photo Released in Cheltenham Traffic Dispute Homicide

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

10/18/2018 Record 47 Locations in Montgomery County Accepting Unwanted Medicines on Oct. 27, 2018

Record 47 Locations in Montgomery County Accepting Unwanted Medicines on Oct. 27, 2018

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

10/16/2018 Traffic Dispute Leads to Homicide in Cheltenham; Detectives Seeking Info

Traffic Dispute Leads to Homicide in Cheltenham; Detectives Seeking Info

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

10/11/2018 Man Arrested for Sexual Assault After Luring Girls on Facebook, Meeting Underage Girl

Man Arrested for Sexual Assault After Luring Girls on Facebook, Meeting Underage Girl

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

10/05/2018 Dylann Bragg of Glenside Charged with Possessing Child Pornography

Dylann Bragg of Glenside Charged with Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

10/03/2018 Nafees Frazier and Zariyus Johnson Arrested for Murder of Derrick Lynch on Sept. 23

Nafees Frazier and Zariyus Johnson Arrested for Murder of Derrick Lynch on Sept. 23

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

10/02/2018 Montgomery County Drug Take Back Day Set for Oct 27

Montgomery County Drug Take Back Day Set for Oct 27

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

9/13/2018 DA Announces Results of Homicide Investigation in Upper Gwynedd

DA Announces Results of Homicide Investigation in Upper Gwynedd

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

9/12/2018 Four Doctors Arrested Following Lengthy Investigations

Four Doctors Arrested Following Lengthy Investigations

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

9/10/2018 Five Defendants Arrested for Armed Robbery Attempted Kidnapping in Norristown

Five Defendants Arrested for Armed Robbery Attempted Kidnapping in Norristown

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

8/30/2018 Jonathan Wesley Harris Arraigned on Murder Charges

Jonathan Wesley Harris Arraigned on Murder Charges

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

8/29/2018 Suspect Arrested in Lower Merion Homicide

Suspect Arrested in Lower Merion Homicide

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

8/27/2018 DA Announces Surveillance release- Homicide Lower Merion

DA Announces Surveillance release- Homicide Lower Merion

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

8/23/2018 DA Announces Investigation Into Homicide in Lower Merion

DA Announces Investigation Into Homicide in Lower Merion

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Posted on: August 22, 2018

8/22/2018 Operation Safe Homes

Operation Safe Homes

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

8/15/2018 Keenan Jones Charged with Attempted Murder, Felonies in Walmart Shooting in Cheltenham

Keenan Jones Charged with Attempted Murder, other Felonies in Walmart Shooting in Cheltenham

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

8/9/2018 Montgomery County DA's 2017 Annual Report Highlights Initiatives, Success

Montgomery County DA's 2017 Annual Report Highlights Initiatives, Success

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

8/8/2018 Law School Interns Teresa Benavides from Drexel and Danton Moyer from Temple Win DA Mock Tr

Law School Interns Teresa Benavides from Drexel and Danton Moyer from Temple Win DA Mock Trial Competition

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

8/6/2018 Montgomery County Residents Can Now Anonymously Text Crime Tips to Law Enforcement

Montgomery County Residents Can Now Anonymously Text Crime Tips to Law Enforcement

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

8/3/2018 DA Announces Homicide Investigation in Whitemarsh Township

DA Announces Homicide Investigation in Whitemarsh Township

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

8/2/2018 Free Touch A Truck Event to be Held in Norristown on Aug. 6

Free Touch A Truck Event to be Held in Norristown on Aug. 6

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

7/5/2018 Rockledge Man Arrested for Attempting to Lure Child for Sexual Intercourse Through Instagra

Rockledge Man Arrested for Attempting to Lure Child for Sexual Intercourse Through Instagram

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

6/28/2018 Fentanyl Trafficking Organization Dismantled, Significant Fentanyl Seized

Fentanyl Trafficking Organization Dismantled, Significant Fentanyl Seized

Additional Info... DA - 2018 News Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2018

6/22/2018 Philadelphia Man Arrested for June 17 Norristown Murder

Philadelphia Man Arrested for June 17 Norristown Murder

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

6/18/2018 DA Announces Homicide Investigation into Murder of Desmond Johnson in Norristown

DA Announces Homicide Investigation into Murder of Desmond Johnson in Norristown

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

6/11/2018 Cheltenham Man Arrested for Distributing and Possessing Child Pornography

Cheltenham Man Arrested for Distributing and Possessing Child Pornography

Additional Info... DA - 2018 News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2018

6/8/2018 Two Men Arrested for 50 Area Burglaries

Two Men Arrested for 50 Area Burglaries

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

6/5/2018 Burglar Larry Samuels Sentenced to 25 to 50 Years Today

Burglar Larry Samuels Sentenced to 25 to 50 Years Today

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

6/5/2018 Nicole Cadwalader Arrested for Grandmother's Murder in Ambler

Nicole Cadwalader Arrested for Grandmother's Murder in Ambler

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

6/4/2018 DA Announces Homicide Investigation in Ambler

DA Announces Homicide Investigation in Ambler

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

5/29/2018 DA's Office Seeking Information on Fatal Hit and Run in Norristown May 27

DA's Office Seeking Information on Fatal Hit Run in Norristown May 27

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

5/23/2018 Stew Ryan Leaving DA's Office Continuing With Cosby Prosecution Team

Stew Ryan Leaving DA's Office Continuing With Cosby Prosecution Team

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

5/22/2018 Bridgeport Man Arrested for Multiple Felony Sex Crimes Against Five Children

Bridgeport Man Arrested for Multiple Felony Sex Crimes Against Five Children

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

5/10/2018 Montgomery County Honors Civilians and Law Enforcement With DA Commendations

Montgomery County Honors Civilians and Law Enforcement With District Attorney Commendations

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

4/27/2018 STATEMENT FROM THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY ON THE COSBY VERDICT

STATEMENT FROM THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY ON THE COSBY VERDICT

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

4/23/2018 Driver Arrested for Homicide by Vehicle in Franconia Township Crash

Driver Arrested for Homicide by Vehicle in Franconia Township Crash

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

4/19/2018 2018 Drug Take Back Day Locations for April 28

2018 Drug Take Back Day Locations for April 28

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

4/11/2018 Cecelia Johnson Arrested for Felony Animal Cruelty in Freezing Death of Her Dog

Cecelia Johnson Arrested for Felony Animal Cruelty in Freezing Death of Her Dog

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

4/9/2018 Protester Outside of Montgomery County Courthouse Charged with Disorderly Conduct

Protester Outside of Montgomery County Courthouse Charged with Disorderly Conduct

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

4/4/2018 Charges for Mom Boyfriend Upgraded to First-Degree Murder for Death of 4-Year-Old

Charges for Mom Boyfriend Upgraded to First-Degree Murder for Death of 4-Year-Old Tahjir Smith

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

4/5/2018 Preston Lonnberg-Lane Arrested for Murder of Father in Lansdale

Preston Lonnberg-Lane Arrested for Murder of Father in Lansdale

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

4/4/2018 Bobbie Mitchell Jr. Found and Arrested in Connecticut

Bobbie Mitchell Jr. Found and Arrested in Connecticut

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

4/3/2018 Detectives Seeking Bobbie Mitchell Jr. For Murder in Pottstown

Detectives Seeking Bobbie Mitchell Jr. For Murder in Pottstown

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

4/2/2018 Kevin Barron of Horsham Arrested for Sexually Explicit Conversations with Boy on Phone Apps

Kevin Barron of Horsham Arrested for Sexually Explicit Conversations with Boy on Phone Apps

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

4/02/2018 DA Announces Homicide Investigation in Pottstown

DA Announces Homicide Investigation in Pottstown

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

3/28/2018 Fentanyl Mailed from China Seized; Trafficker Arrested

Fentanyl Mailed from China Seized; Trafficker Arrested

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

3/26/2018 Montco Drug Take Back Day Set for April 28

Montco Drug Take Back Day Set for April 28

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

3/22/2018 Investigation of Officer Involved Shooting in Abington Clears Officer in Use of Force

Investigation of Officer Involved Shooting in Abington Clears Officer in Use of Force

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

3/22/2018 Abington Man Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death

Abington Man Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

3/20/2018 Tristian Jones Arrested for Murder of Eboney White and Unborn Baby

Tristian Jones Arrested for Murder of Eboney White and Unborn Baby

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

3/14/18 Investigation of Norristown Officer-Involved Shooting

Investigation of Norristown Officer-Involved Shooting

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

3/12/2018 DA Kevin Steele Named "Man of the Year" by Police Chiefs

DA Kevin Steele Named "Man of the Year" by Police Chiefs

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

3/9/2018 DA Announces Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in Pottstown

DA Announces Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in Pottstown

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Posted on: March 6, 2018

3/6/2018 Leah Cielo Arrested for Homicide By Vehicle in Jan. 31 Fatal Crash in Conshohocken

Leah Cielo Arrested for Homicide By Vehicle in Jan. 31 Fatal Crash in Conshohocken

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Posted on: March 5, 2018

3/5/2018 DA Announces Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in Abington

DA Announces Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in Abington

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

3/2/2018 Antonio Lindsay of Philadelphia Arrested for First-Degree Murder

Antonio Lindsay of Philadelphia Arrested for First-Degree Murder

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

3/1/2018 Lawrence Brean of Ardmore Arrested for Child Pornography

Lawrence Brean of Ardmore Arrested for Child Pornography

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

2/28/2018 Miguel Minos-Rojas Arrested for Norristown Double Homicide

Miguel Minos-Rojas Arrested for Norristown Double Homicide

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

2/27/2018 DA Announces Officer-Involved Shooting, Investigation in Norristown

DA Announces Officer-Involved Shooting, Investigation in Norristown

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Posted on: February 26, 2018

2/26/2018 Double Homicide in Norristown Under Investigation

Double Homicide in Norristown Under Investigation

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

2/23/2018 Two Men Arrested for Armed Robberies, Thefts of Walmart Stores in Seven Counties

Two Men Arrested for Armed Robberies, Thefts of Walmart Stores in Seven Counties

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

2/21/2018 Police Investigating Murder of Ebony White in Elkins Park

Police Investigating Murder of Ebony White in Elkins Park

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

2/20/2018 Kevin Stillman Arrested for Illegal Firearms Sales

Kevin Stillman Arrested for Illegal Firearms Sales

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

2/20/2018 Three Men Arrested for Seeking to Have Sexual Relations with Minor Children

Three Men Arrested for Seeking to Have Sexual Relations with Minor Children

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

2/13/18 Chemist Richard O'Rourke of Warrington Arrested for Theft and Disp. of Potassium Cyanide

Chemist Richard O'Rourke of Warrington Arrested for Theft and Disposal of Potassium Cyanide

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

1/23/2018 Mom, Boyfriend Charged After Death of 4-Year-Old Boy in Willow Grove

Mom, Boyfriend Charged After Death of 4-Year-Old Boy in Willow Grove

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

1/17/2018 Crystal Meth Drug Trafficking Organization Shutdown, 5 Leaders Arrested

Crystal Meth Drug Trafficking Organization Shutdown, 5 Leaders Arrested

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

1/16/2018 James Puia Arrested for Murder on DeKalb Street Bridge in Bridgeport

1/16/2018 James Puia Arrested for Murder on DeKalb Street Bridge in Bridgeport

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

1/16/2018 DA Releases DNA Illustration of Norristown Farm Park Rape Suspect

DA Releases DNA Illustration of Norristown Farm Park Rape Suspect

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Posted on: December 30, 2015

12/30/2015 Cosby Arraigned and Posts Bail; Preliminary Hearing Set for January 14, 2016 at 9 AM

Cosby Arraigned and Posts Bail; Preliminary Hearing Set for January 14, 2016 at 9 AM

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Posted on: December 30, 2015

12/30/2015 Cosby Charged With Aggravated Indecent Assault

Cosby Charged With Aggravated Indecent Assault

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Posted on: December 28, 2015

12/28/2015 Joint Investigation Into Fatal Crash In Horsham

Joint Investigation Into Fatal Crash In Horsham

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Posted on: December 22, 2015

12/22/2015 Homicide Investigation Ongoing in Norristown

Homicide Investigation Ongoing in Norristown

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Posted on: December 21, 2015

12/21/2015 Joint Investigation Leads to Arrest of Heroin Dealers

Joint Investigation Leads to Arrest of Heroin Dealers

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Posted on: December 18, 2015

12/18/2015 Investigation Into Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Collegeville

Investigation Into Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Collegeville

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Posted on: December 1, 2015

12/01/2015 Ninth Annual District Attorney's SPCA Support Drive Announced

Ninth Annual District Attorney's SPCA Support Drive Announced

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Posted on: November 30, 2015

11/30/2015 Three Dead in Hatfield - Update 11-30-2015

Three Dead in Hatfield - Update 11-30-2015

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Posted on: November 30, 2015

11/30/2015 Three Dead in Hatfield Township

Three Dead in Hatfield Township

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Posted on: November 10, 2015

11/10/2015 Arrest Made in Hatfield Home Invasion and Sexual Assault

Arrest Made in Hatfield Home Invasion and Sexual Assault

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Posted on: November 6, 2015

11/06/2015 First Degree Murder Charges Filed In Double Murder In Norristown

First Degree Murder Charges Filed In Double Murder In Norristown

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Posted on: November 5, 2015

11/05/2015 Joint Investigation Announced Into Double Homicide In Norristown

Joint Investigation Announced Into Double Homicide In Norristown

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Posted on: October 20, 2015

10/20/2015 Man Arrested for Possessing and Disseminating Child Pornography

Man Arrested for Possessing and Disseminating Child Pornography

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Posted on: October 13, 2015

10/13/2015 Nalaxone Drug Box and Take Back Day October 17 2015

Nalaxone Drug Box and Take Back Day October 17 2015

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Posted on: October 9, 2015

10/09/2015 Arrest Announced for Crimes Involving the Sexual Exploitation of Children

Arrest Announced for Crimes Involving the Sexual Exploitation of Children

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Posted on: October 9, 2015

10/09/2015 Man Arrested for Criminal Attempt of Involuntary Deviant Sexual Intercourse with a Child

Man Arrested for Criminal Attempt of Involuntary Deviant Sexual Intercourse with a Child Under 16

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

10/08/2015 Two Arrested In Lower Moreland Home Invasion

Two Arrested In Lower Moreland Home Invasion

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Posted on: October 6, 2015

10/06/2015 Joint Investigation Initiated into the Deaths of Two in the Schuylkill Canal

Joint Investigation Initiated into the Deaths of Two in the Schuylkill Canal

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Posted on: October 5, 2015

10/05/2015 Mass Texts Lead To Dismantling of Heroin Trafficking Operation

Mass Texts Lead To Dismantling of Heroin Trafficking Operation

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

10/02/2015 Schemes To Defraud Victims Uncovered

Schemes To Defraud Victims Uncovered

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

10/01/2015 Additional Perjury Charge Filed Against Defendant Kathleen Kane

Additional Perjury Charge Filed Against Defendant Kathleen Kane

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Posted on: September 28, 2015

09/28/2015 Update on Lower Moreland Home Invasion and Homicide Investigation

Update on Lower Moreland Home Invasion and Homicide Investigation

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Posted on: September 28, 2015

09/28/2015 Man Charged with Aggravated Assault,Simple Assault,Endangering the Welfare of a Child

Man Charged with Aggravated Assault,Simple Assault,Endangering the Welfare of a Child

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Posted on: September 28, 2015

09/28/2015 Lower Moreland Home Invasion and Homicide Investigation

Lower Moreland Home Invasion and homicide Investigation

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Posted on: September 21, 2015

09/21/2015 No Charges Filed Against Hatboro Resident Who Shot Fleeing Bank Robber

No Charges Filed Against Hatboro Resident Who Shot Fleeing Bank Robber

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Posted on: September 18, 2015

09/18/2015 Montco Sheriff Bono, joined by DA Ferman, launches new drone to assist bomb unit

Montco Sheriff Bono, joined by DA Ferman, launches new drone to assist bomb unit

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Posted on: September 8, 2015

09/08/2015 Norristown Man Arrested For Distribution of Child Pornography

Norristown Man Arrested For Distribution of Child Pornography

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Posted on: September 2, 2015

09/02/2015 Former North Penn High School Student Arrested in Drop Box Nude Photo Scandal

Former North Penn High School Student Arrested in Drop Box Nude Photo Scandal

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Posted on: September 1, 2015

09/01/2015 Woman Charged with Charity Fraud

Woman Charged with Charity Fraud

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

08/31/2015 Attorney Charged With Rape of Client

Attorney Charged With Rape of Client

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

08/31/2015 Hatboro Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Hatboro Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

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Posted on: August 27, 2015

08/27/2015 Preventing Fraud in Youth Sports Organizations

Preventing Fraud in Youth Sports Organizations

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Posted on: August 11, 2015

8/11/2015 Montgomery County District Attorney's Office Intern Trial Competition 2015

Montgomery County District Attorney's Office Intern Trial Competition 2015

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Posted on: August 6, 2015

08/06/2015 Montgomery County DA Charges Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane

Montgomery County District Attorney Charges Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane with Obstruction of Justice and Other Crimes Related to Scheme to Leak Confidential Investigative Information and Lying to Grand Jury to Conceal Crimes

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Posted on: July 29, 2015

07/29/2015 Pair Taken Into Custody In Identity Theft Case

Pair Taken Into Custody In Identity Theft Case

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Posted on: July 28, 2015

07/28/2015 Pair Charged With Using Stolen Identities To Open Credit Card Accounts

Pair Charged With Using Stolen Identities To Open Credit Card Accounts

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Posted on: July 23, 2015

07/23/2015 Former Rydal Elementary School PTO President Arrested For Theft and Related Charges

Former Rydal Elementary School PTO President Arrested For Theft and Related Charges

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Posted on: July 22, 2015

07/22/2015 Wheels of Justice 2015

Wheels of Justice 2015

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Posted on: July 14, 2015

07/14/2015 Montco DA Risa Vetri Ferman Elected President of the PDAA

Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman Elected President of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association

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Posted on: July 9, 2015

07/09/2015 Homicide By Vehicle Arrest in Lower Providence Truck Crash

Homicide By Vehicle Arrest in Lower Providence Truck Crash

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Posted on: July 9, 2015

07/08/2015 Hatboro Bank Robber Shot and Apprehended

Hatboro Bank Robber Shot and Apprehended

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Posted on: June 25, 2015

6/25/2015 Arrest in April Murder in Norristown

Arrest in April Murder in Norristown

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Posted on: May 11, 2015

5/11/2015 2014 DA Annual Report Executive Summary

2014 DA Annual Report Executive Summary

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Posted on: May 7, 2015

05/07/2015 DA Ferman Presents Law Enforcement and Civilian Commendations on Thursday May 7 2015

DA Ferman Presents Law Enforcement and Civilian Commendations on Thursday May 7 2015

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Posted on: May 1, 2015

5/1/15 DA Ferman Honors Fallen Police Chief John J. Culp of Lower Providence Township with Plaque

DA Ferman Honors Fallen Police Chief John J. Culp of Lower Providence Township With Fallen Hero Plaque.

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Posted on: May 1, 2015

05/01/2015 Reward Offered for Information Regarding the 2012 Homicide of Paul Brown in Norristown

Reward Offered for Information Regarding the 2012 Homicide of Paul Brown in Norristown

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Posted on: May 1, 2015

05/01/2015 Investigation Into Two Deaths In Montgomery Township

Investigation Into Two Deaths In Montgomery Township

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Posted on: April 28, 2015

4/28/15 Statement of Montgomery County DA Risa Vetri Ferman on the Investigation of Kathleen Kane

Statement of Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman on the Investigation of Kathleen Kane

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Posted on: April 24, 2015

4/24/2015 Arrest Made In Physical Abuse of a Child in Lower Providence

Arrest Made In Physical Abuse of a Child in Lower Providence

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Posted on: April 24, 2015

4/24/2015 Pottstown Warrant Sweep

Pottstown Warrant Sweep

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Posted on: April 22, 2015

4/22/2015 2015 County-wide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

2015 County-wide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
“OFF WITH YOUR MEDS”

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Posted on: April 15, 2015

4/15/15 Heroin Seizure in Norristown

Heroin Seizure in Norristown

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Posted on: April 14, 2015

4/14/2015 Two Arrested in Pottstown Murder

Two Arrested in Pottstown Murder

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Posted on: April 8, 2015

04/08/2015 Schuylkill Expressway Shooting

Schuylkill Expressway Shooting

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Posted on: April 8, 2015

4/8/2015 Arrest Made In Cheltenham LaMott Fire Company Hostage Situation

Arrest Made In Cheltenham LaMott Fire Company Hostage Situation

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Posted on: April 1, 2015

4/1/15 Statement of Montgomery County DA Risa Vetri Ferman on the Investigation of AG Kathleen Kane

4/1/2015 STATEMENT OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY RISA VETRI FERMAN ON THE INVESTIGATION OF ATTORNEY GENERAL KATHLEEN KANE

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Posted on: March 31, 2015

3/31/2015 Joint Investigation into Two Deaths

Joint Investigation into Two Deaths

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Posted on: March 24, 2015

03/24/2015 Lansdale Counselor Arrested For Inappropriate Touching Of Teenage Client

Lansdale Counselor Arrested For Inappropriate Touching Of Teenage Client

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Posted on: March 23, 2015

03/23/2015 Joint Investigation Being Conducted On Pottstown Homicide

Joint Investigation Being Conducted On Pottstown Homicide

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Posted on: March 23, 2015

03/23/2015 Three Philadelphia Men Arrested In Power Tool Theft Ring

Three Philadelphia Men Arrested In Power Tool Theft Ring

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Posted on: March 10, 2015

03/10/2015 DA RISA VETRI FERMAN HONORS FALLEN HERO, OFFICER RAYMOND MOSCARDELLI OF AMBLER BOROUGH TP

DISTRICT ATTORNEY RISA VETRI FERMAN HONORS FALLEN HERO, OFFICER RAYMOND MOSCARDELLI OF AMBLER BOROUGH TOWNSHIP IN HERO PLAQUE DEDICATION CEREMONY

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Posted on: March 8, 2015

3/8/2015 Body Located by Police

Body Located by Police

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Posted on: March 6, 2015

03/06/2015 Cheltenham Domestic Related Homicide

Cheltenham Domestic Related Homicide

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Posted on: March 6, 2015

03/06/2015 Upper Moreland Stabbing

Upper Moreland Stabbing

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Posted on: February 27, 2015

02/27/2015 Child Predator Arrested

Child Predator Arrested

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Posted on: February 25, 2015

02/25/2015 Wiretaps Reveal International Drug Network Impacting Montgomery County and Region

Wiretaps Reveal International Drug Network Impacting Montgomery County and Region

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Posted on: February 18, 2015

02/18/2015 Ongoing Homicide Investigation in Franconia

Ongoing Homicide Investigation in Franconia

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Posted on: February 13, 2015

02/13/2015 DA Risa Vetri Ferman Responds to Governor Wolf's Moratorium on Pa Death Penalty

Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman Responds to Governor Wolf's Moratorium on Pennsylvania's Death Penalty

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Posted on: February 10, 2015

02/10/2015 State Police Corporal Charged With Recklessly Endangering Other Persons

State Police Corporal Charged With Recklessly Endangering Other Persons

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Posted on: February 5, 2015

02/05/2015 Copper Caper

Copper Caper

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Posted on: February 3, 2015

02/03/2015 Request for the Public's Assistance in Courthouse Bomb Threat

Request for the Public's Assistance in Courthouse Bomb Threat

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Posted on: January 28, 2015

01/28/2015 Troop Leader Charged With Thefts From Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts

Troop Leader Charged With Thefts From Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts

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Posted on: January 23, 2015

01/23/2015 Kurt Krumpholz arrested for Criminal Attempt of Involuntary Deviant Sexual Intercourse

Kurt Krumpholz arrested for Criminal Attempt of Involuntary Deviant Sexual Intercourse with a child under the age of 16

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Posted on: January 6, 2015

01/06/2015 McGowan Graduation

McGowan Graduation

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News Flash

Posted on: January 12, 2017

1/12/2017 Bryan Monica of Limerick Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

Bryan Monica of Limerick Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

Additional Info... DA - 2016 News Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2016

12/20/2016 Tow Truck Driver Charged In Dec. 2 Fatal Crash

Tow Truck Driver Charged In Dec. 2 Fatal Crash

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Posted on: December 17, 2016

12/17/2016 Matthew Wertz Arrested for Murder in Conshohocken

Matthew Wertz Arrested for Murder in Conshohocken

Additional Info... DA - 2016 News Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2016

12/16/2016 Victim Identified in Conshohocken Homicide

Victim Identified in Conshohocken Homicide

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

12/16/2016 Flannery Charged with More Than 100 Felony Counts of Child Pornography

Flannery Charged with More Than 100 Felony Counts of Child Pornography

Additional Info... DA - 2016 News Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2016

12/15/2016 Pottstown Heroin Dealer Sentenced to 8.5-20 Years

Pottstown Heroin Dealer Sentenced to 8.5-20 Years

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

12/9/2016 Hatboro Woman Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Overdose Death

Hatboro Woman Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Overdose Death

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

12/7/2016 Montco Fugitive Gerard Zalewski Found in England

Montco Fugitive Gerard Zalewski Found in England

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

12/6/2016 William Davis of Skippack Arrested for Child Pornography

William Davis of Skippack Arrested for Child Pornography

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

12/02/2016 Detectives Asking for Help in 1993 Murder of Julie Barnyock; $10,000 Reward Available

Detectives Asking for Help in 1993 Murder of Julie Barnyock; $10,000 Reward Still Available

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

11/30/2016 Pediatrician David Kennedy Arrested for Possessing Sexually Explicit Images of Children

Pediatrician David Kennedy Arrested for Possessing Sexually Explicit Images of Children

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

11/28/2016 Bobby Brown of Norristown Arrested for Attempted Murder

11/28/2016 Bobby Brown of Norristown Arrested for Attempted Murder

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

11/16/2016 Murder Suicide in Cheltenham

Murder Suicide in Cheltenham

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

11/18/2016 Robert Greene of North Wales Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Child Pornography

Robert Greene of North Wales Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Child Pornography

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

11/3/2016 Prosecutors Available to Respond to Potential Election Day Complaints

Prosecutors Available to Respond to Potential Election Day Complaints

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Posted on: October 31, 2016

10/31/2016 Kucharik Charged With Homicide By Vehicle in Sept. 20 Crash

Kucharik Charged With Homicide By Vehicle in Sept. 20 Crash

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

10/14/2016 Pottstown Community Invited to Oct.22 Event with NAACP and Police

Pottstown Community Invited to Oct. 22 with NAACP and Police

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

10/11/2016 Prescription Drug Take Back Day Scheduled for October 22

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Scheduled for October 22

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

10/7/2016 Three Gang Members Arrested for Assault Robbery and Theft Incidents in Lower Merion Townsh

Three Gang Members Arrested for Assault Robbery and Theft Incidents in Lower Merion Township

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

10/6/2016 Statement from District Attorney Steele Concerning Cosby Defense Filing

Statement from District Attorney Steele Concerning Cosby Defense Filing

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

9/22/2016 Overdoses Up in Montco; Nearly 70 Percent of PDs Carrying Naloxone

Overdoses Up in Montco; Nearly 70 Percent of PDs Carrying Naloxone

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

9/9/2016 Johnson and Lofton Arrested for Shooting and Robbery in West Pottsgrove

Johnson and Lofton Arrested for Shooting and Robbery in West Pottsgrove

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

9/9/2016 Russell Gellman of Abington Arrested for Child Pornography

Russell Gellman of Abington Arrested for Child Pornography

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

9/1/2016 Joel Springer Arrested for Institutional Sexual Assault at Youth Center

Joel Springer Arrested for Institutional Sexual Assault at Youth Center

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

8/25/2016 Kyle Allen Arrested for Theft of $638,000 Worth of Parts from SEPTA

Kyle Allen Arrested for Theft of $638,000 Worth of Parts from SEPTA

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

8/24/2016 Clinton Art Holmes Cited for 28 Instances of Animal Cruelty in Barto

Clinton Art Holmes Cited for 28 Instances of Animal Cruelty in Barto

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

8/23/2016 Upper Gwynedd Township Man Arrested for Distributing and Possessing Child Pornography

Upper Gwynedd Township Man Arrested for Distributing and Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

8/18/2016 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Human Trafficking and Involuntary Servitude

Philadelphia Man Arrested for Human Trafficking and Involuntary Servitude

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Posted on: August 17, 2016

8/17/2016 Law School Interns Neveil and Soreth win DA Mock trial Competition

Law School Interns Neveil and Soreth win DA Mock trial Competition

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

8/10/2016 19-Year-Old Joshua Trunk Arrested for Murder of Mother and Boyfriend in Ambler

19-Year-Old Joshua Trunk Arrested for Murder of Mother and Boyfriend in Ambler

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

8/5/2016 Daniel Erb Arrested for Illegal Sexual Contact with a Child

Daniel Erb Arrested for Illegal Sexual Contact with a Child

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Posted on: August 4, 2016

8/4/2016 DA's Office Presents Plan for Crime Prevention Cameras in Pottstown

DA's Office Presents Plan for Crime Prevention Cameras in Pottstown

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Posted on: August 2, 2016

8/1/2016 Victims Identified in Ambler Double Homicide

Victims Identified in Ambler Double Homicide

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

7/29/2016 Aykee Scott Arrested for Pottstown Shooting, Firearms Charges

Aykee Scott Arrested for Pottstown Shooting, Firearms Charges

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Posted on: July 28, 2016

7/28/2016 Thomas Kaczmarek of Norristown Charged With Multiple Felonies Related to Seeking A Child O

Thomas Kaczmarek of Norristown Charged With Multiple Felonies Related To Seeking A Child Online to Sexually Exploit

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Posted on: July 27, 2016

7/27/16 Jason Gattuso of Chalfont Arrested on Felony Illegal Sexual Contact With Two Teenage Student

Jason Gattuso of Chalfont Arrested on Felony Illegal Sexual Contact With Two Teenage Students

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

7/22/16 Three Towamencin Men Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges

Three Towamencin Men Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

7/21/2016 Physician Charged With Felonies in Providing Drugs to Woman

Physician Charged With Felonies in Providing Drugs to Woman

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Posted on: July 19, 2016

7/19/2016 DA Announces Community Prosecution Unit in Pottstown

DA Announces Community Prosecution Unit in Pottstown

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

7/15/2016 Lee Arrested for 2011 Murder of Dawkins in Norristown

Lee Arrested for 2011 Murder of Dawkins in Norristown

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

7/15/2016 Philadelphia Man Charged for Series of Burglaries in Five Counties

Philadelphia Man Charged for Series of Burglaries in Five Counties

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Posted on: July 14, 2016

7/14/2016 Huntingdon Valley Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Child Pornography

Huntingdon Valley Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Child Pornography

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

06/27/2016 Marcus Forte of Warrington Arrested on Multiple Charges Related to Illegal Sexual Contact

Marcus Forte of Warrington Arrested on Multiple Charges Related to Illegal Sexual Contact with a 13-Year-Old Girl

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Posted on: June 23, 2016

06/23/2016 Home Inspector Charged With Felony Theft for Defrauding Home Owners

Home Inspector Charged With Felony Theft for Defrauding Home Owners

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

06/22/2016 Man Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Overdose Death

Man Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Overdose Death

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

06/17/2016 Floyd Arrested for Murder In Attack on Neighbor

Floyd Arrested for Murder In Attack on Neighbor

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Posted on: June 8, 2016

06/08/2016 24-Year-Old Man Murdered

24-Year-Old Man Murdered

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Posted on: May 27, 2016

05/27/2016 Statement Re: May 24th Fire at North Penn High School

Statement Re: May 24th Fire at North Penn High School

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Posted on: May 26, 2016

05/26/2016 Montco DA Releases 2015 Annual Report

Montco DA Releases 2015 Annual Report

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Posted on: May 23, 2016

05/23/2016 North Wales Woman Arrested for Murder of Ex-Husband

North Wales Woman Arrested for Murder of Ex-Husband

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Posted on: May 16, 2016

05/16/2016 Rafael Robb Parole Declined

Rafael Robb Parole Declined

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Posted on: May 13, 2016

05/13/2016 29 Receive DA Commendations

29 Receive DA Commendations

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Posted on: May 10, 2016

05/10/2016 Clark Arrested for Dec. 23 Murder in Abington

Clark Arrested for Dec. 23 Murder in Abington

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Posted on: May 9, 2016

05/09/2016 Statement on May 7 Fatal Fire in Norristown

Statement on May 7 Fatal Fire in Norristown

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Posted on: May 3, 2016

05/03/2016 Volunteers Sought for Youth Panels

Volunteers Sought for Youth Panels

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Posted on: May 2, 2016

05/02/2016 Results of Drug Take Back Day Announced

Results of Drug Take Back Day Announced

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

04/28/2016 LANSDALE MAN CHARGED WITH VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER, RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT FOR CHURCH SHOOTI

LANSDALE MAN CHARGED WITH VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER, RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT FOR CHURCH SHOOTING

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Posted on: April 27, 2016

04/27/2016 Lafayette HIll Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Sexual Internet Crime

Lafayette HIll Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Sexual Internet Crime

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Posted on: April 11, 2016

4/11/2016 Distracted Driving Growing Problem in Montgomery County; Enforcement Efforts for April

Distracted Driving Growing Problem in Montgomery County; Enforcement Efforts for April

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Posted on: April 1, 2016

4/1/2016 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Homicide by Vehicle

Philadelphia Man Arrested for Homicide by Vehicle

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Posted on: April 1, 2016

4/1/2016 Woman Arrested for Kidnapping Baby

Woman Arrested for Kidnapping Baby

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Posted on: March 29, 2016

03/29/2016 DA Prescription Drug Disposal Program Adds New Site in Royersford

DA Prescription Drug Disposal Program Adds New Site in Royersford

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Posted on: March 23, 2016

03/23/2016 Three Arrested for April 2015 Murder in Norristown

Three Arrested for April 2015 Murder in Norristown

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Posted on: March 18, 2016

03/18/2016 Massenburg Arrested for Murder

Massenburg Arrested for Murder

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Posted on: March 16, 2016

03/16/2016 DA Steele and K9 Turks Donates Seized Items to S.P.C.A.

DA Steele and K9 Turks Donates Seized Items to S.P.C.A.

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Posted on: March 10, 2016

03/10/2016 Norristown Resident Arrested for Murder of Stepfather

Norristown Resident Arrested for Murder of Stepfather

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Posted on: March 8, 2016

03/08/2016 Pottstown's Charriez Now Facing Federal Charges

Pottstown's Charriez Now Facing Federal Charges

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Posted on: February 24, 2016

02/24/2016 Lansdale Man Charged with Human Trafficking And Prostitution of Girl

Lansdale Man Charged with Human Trafficking And Prostitution of Girl

Additional Info... DA - 2016 News Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2016

02/24/2016 Hatboro Guitar Teacher Charged For Unlawful Sexual Contact

Hatboro Guitar Teacher Charged For Unlawful Sexual Contact

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Posted on: February 12, 2016

2/12/2016 STATEMENT RE: COSBY NOTICE OF APPEAL

STATEMENT RE: COSBY NOTICE OF APPEAL

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Posted on: February 5, 2016

2/05/2016 Pike County Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Contact with 14-Year-Old

Pike County Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Contact with 14-Year-Old

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Posted on: January 29, 2016

1/29/2016 PENNRIDGE BUS DRIVER CHARGED WITH INSTITUTIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT, OTHER CHARGES

PENNRIDGE BUS DRIVER CHARGED WITH INSTITUTIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT OTHER CHARGES OF TWO SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS

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Posted on: January 29, 2016

1/29/2016 GIUFFRIDA CHARGED WITH MORE THAN 100 FELONY COUNTS OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

GIUFFRIDA CHARGED WITH MORE THAN 100 FELONY COUNTS OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

Additional Info... DA - 2016 News Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2016

1/27/2016 SENTENCES IN FIVE MURDER CASES COULD BE AFFECTED BY SUPREME COURT RULING

SENTENCES IN FIVE MURDER CASES COULD BE AFFECTED BY SUPREME COURT RULING

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Posted on: January 26, 2016

1/26/2016 HOFFMAN CHARGED WITH HOMICIDE BY VEHICLE

HOFFMAN CHARGED WITH HOMICIDE BY VEHICLE

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Posted on: January 26, 2016

1/26/2016 CAREER PROSECUTOR MCCANN JOINS MONTGOMERY COUNTY DA’S OFFICE AS FIRST ASSISTANT DISTRICT

CAREER PROSECUTOR MCCANN JOINS MONTGOMERY COUNTY DA’S OFFICE AS FIRST ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY

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Posted on: January 22, 2016

1/22/2016 MAN CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE MURDER IN DRUG DEATH OF GIRLFRIEND

MAN CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE MURDER IN DRUG DEATH OF GIRLFRIEND

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Posted on: January 20, 2016

1/20/2016 District Attorney Asks Court to Dismiss Cosby Defense Petition

District Attorney Asks Court to Dismiss Cosby Defense Petition

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Posted on: January 20, 2016

1/20/2016 Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Filed in Death of 2-Year-Old

Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Filed in Death of 2-Year-Old

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Posted on: January 19, 2016

1/19/2016 DEFENDANT ARRAIGNED IN HORSHAM HBV DUI

DEFENDANT ARRAIGNED IN HORSHAM HBV DUI

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Posted on: January 15, 2016

1/15/2016 DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE DONATES MORE THAN 100 COATS, OTHER WINTER GEAR FOR NEEDY

DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE DONATES MORE THAN 100 COATS, OTHER WINTER GEAR FOR NEEDY

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Posted on: January 15, 2016

1/15/2016 LAFAYETTE HILL MAN CHARGED WITH 11 FELONY COUNTS RELATED TO INTERNET CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

LAFAYETTE HILL MAN CHARGED WITH 11 FELONY COUNTS RELATED TO INTERNET CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

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Posted on: January 14, 2016

1/14/2016 SOUDERTON MAN CHARGED WITH HOMICIDE BY VEHICLE WHILE DUI

SOUDERTON MAN CHARGED WITH HOMICIDE BY VEHICLE WHILE DUI

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News Flash

Posted on: December 20, 2017

12/20/2017 A Night For the Lukens Family Fundraiser Jan. 20

A Night For the Lukens Family Fundraiser Jan. 20

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

12/4/2017 Second Program for Drug Offenders Launched by Upper Perk Police, DA

Second Program for Drug Offenders Launched by Upper Perk Police DA

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

11/30/2017 11th Annual SPCA Drive Kicks Off Dec. 1

11th Annual SPCA Drive Kicks Off Dec. 1

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

11/29/2017 Drug Trafficker David Pacheco Recieves 40 to 80-Year Sentence Today

Drug Trafficker David Pacheco Recieves 40 to 80-Year Sentence Today

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

11/27/2017 James Wheelock of Glenside Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

James Wheelock of Glenside Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

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Posted on: November 24, 2017

11/24/2017 Luciana Stock Charged with Homicide by Vehicle for Death of Franconia Township Worker

Luciana Stock Charged with Homicide by Vehicle for Death of Franconia Township Worker in Car Crash

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

11/22/2017 Parkinson and Lare Arrested for Murder in Plymouth Township

Parkinson and Lare Arrested for Murder in Plymouth Township

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

11/20/2017 Investigation of Officer-Involved Shooting Concludes; Officers Cleared in Use of Force

Investigation of Officer-Involved Shooting Concludes; Officers Cleared in Use of Force

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

11/17/2017 Charges Filed in Aug. 3 Fatal Main Street Crash in Norristown

Charges Filed in Aug. 3 Fatal Main Street Crash in Norristown

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

11/17/2017 Christopher Cossel of Pottstown Arrested for Road Rage Shooting

Christopher Cossel of Pottstown Arrested for Road Rage Shooting

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

11/16/2017 Zackary Geib of Schwenksville Arrested for Child Pornography

Zackary Geib of Schwenksville Arrested for Child Pornography

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

11/15/2017 Adam Paravati Charged With Criminal Homicide in Plymouth Meeting Overdose Death

Adam Paravati Charged With Criminal Homicide in Plymouth Meeting Overdose Death

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

11/13/2017 Kyle McKoy Charged in Series of Burglaries

Kyle McKoy Charged in Series of Burglaries

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

11/6/2017 Man in Custody for Brother's Murder in Elkins Park

Man in Custody for Brother's Murder in Elkins Park

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

11/6/2017 Prosecutors Available to Respond to Potential Election Day Complaints

Prosecutors Available to Respond to Potential Election Day Complaints

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

11/1/2017 Patrick Reese Appeal Denied; Scheduled to Report to MCCF Nov. 13

Patrick Reese Appeal Denied; Scheduled to Report to MCCF Nov. 13

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

10/31/2017 Record Amount of Meds Collected During Drug Take Back Day

Record Amount of Meds Collected During Drug Take Back Day

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Posted on: October 30, 2017

10/30/2017 Update on Upper Merion Shooting

Update on Upper Merion Shooting

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

10/17/2017 Shone Santiago Pleads Guilty to Murder in Route 422 Crash

Shone Santiago Pleads Guilty to Murder in Route 422 Crash

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

10/16/2017 Patrick Yahner Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Perkiomen Township Overdose Death

Patrick Yahner Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Perkiomen Township Overdose Death

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

10/13/2017 Lower Providence Man Arrested on 100 counts of Child Pornography

Lower Providence Man Arrested on 100 counts of Child Pornography

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

10/12/2017 Evaughn-Sha Walters Pleads Guilty in Route 422 Crash

Evaughn-Sha Walters Pleads Guilty in Route 422 Crash

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

10/6/2017 New Jersey Man Arrested for Child Pornography

New Jersey Man Arrested for Child Pornography

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

10/3/2017 Kilo of Deadly Fentanyl Seized; Three Traffickers Arrested

Kilo of Deadly Fentanyl Seized; Three Traffickers Arrested

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

10/3/2017 Montgomery County HIDTA Officials Begin Partnership to Fight Drug Crimes

Montgomery County HIDTA Officials Begin Partnership to Fight Drug Crimes

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

10/2/2017 Pottstown Man Charged With Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in March 30 Fatal Overdose

Pottstown Man Charged With Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in March 30 Fatal Overdose

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

10/2/2017 Norristown Man Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Spring City Overdose Death

Norristown Man Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Spring City Overdose Death

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

9/18/2017 James Clark IV Charge with Aggravated Assault by Vehicle for Abington Pedestrian Crash

James Clark IV Charge with Aggravated Assault by Vehicle for Abington Pedestrian Crash

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

8/31/2017 Former Police Officer Facing Felony Theft Other Charges

Former Police Officer Facing Felony Theft Other Charges

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

8/31/2017 Isaiah Freeman Found and Arrested for Norristown Murder

Isaiah Freeman of Norristown Found and Arrested for Norristown Murder

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

8/29/2017 Isaiah Freeman Being Sought in July 6 Murder $1000 Reward

Isaiah Freeman Being Sought in July 6 Murder $1000 Reward

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

8/23/2017 Steven Holmes Arrested for the Stabbing Death of Diamonde Stone in Pottstown

Steven Holmes Arrested for the Stabbing Death of Diamonde Stone in Pottstown

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

8/22/2017 Two Area Men Arrested for Seeking to Have Sexual Relations with Minor Children

Two Area Men Arrested for Seeking to Have Sexual Relations with Minor Children

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

8/17/2017 Father and Son from Glenside Arrested for Possessing and Distributing Sexually Explicit Im

Father and Son from Glenside Arrested for Possessing and Distributing Sexually Explicit Images of Children

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

8/14/2017 Law School Interns Macaulay and Todorow Win DA Mock Trial Competition

Law School Interns Macaulay and Todorow Win Da Mock Trial Competition

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

8/10/2017 Feden Leaving DA's Office Continuing With Cosby Prosecution Team

Feden Leaving DA's Office Continuing With Cosby Prosecution Team

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

8/7/2017 Christine Cushman Charged with Stealing Nearly $1 Million from Employer

Christine Cushman Charged with Stealing Nearly $1 Million from Employer

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

8/3/2017 Derrick Cosby Arrested for Shooting Death of Jeremy Chasteen in Hatfield Township

Derrick Cosby Arrested for Shooting Death of Jeremy Chasteen in Hatfield Township

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

8/3/2017 Fatal Crash on West Main Street in Norristown Under Investigation

Fatal Crash on West Main Street in Norristown Under Investigation

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

8/2/2017 $10000 Reward Offered for Info About Sexual Assault at Norristown Farm Park

$10000 Reward Offered for Info About Sexual Assault at Norristown Farm Park

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

8/2/2017 Homicide Warrant Issued for Steven Holmes for the Pottstown Stabbing; Victim Identified

Homicide Arrest Warrant Issued for Steven Holmes for the Pottstown Stabbing; Victim Identified

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

8/1/2017 Jogger Sexually Assaulted at Gunpoint in Norristown Farm Park; Police Seeking Information

Jogger Sexually Assaulted at Gunpoint in Norristown Farm Park; Police Seeking Information

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

8/1/2017 Pottstown Stabbing Murder Under Investigation

Pottstown Stabbing Murder Under Investigation

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

7/28/2017 Sicklerville N.J. Man Arrested for Soliciting Sexual Intercourse with Minor on Internet

Sicklerville N.J. Man Arrested for Soliciting Sexual Intercourse with Minor on the Internet

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

7/28/2017 Aron Gremore of Ambler Arrested for Child Pornography

Aron Gremore of Ambler Arrested for Child Pornography

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

7/28/2017 Additional Charges Filed Against Disbarred Attorney Patrick Bradley

Additional Charges Filed Against Disbarred Attorney Patrick Bradley

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

7/26/2017 Travis Suita Charged With Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in Overdose at Hospital

Travis Suita Charged With Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in Overdose at Hospital

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

7/25/2017 Quakertown Man Arrested for HBV in Fatal Crash

Quakertown Man Arrested for HBV in Fatal Crash

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Posted on: July 23, 2017

7/23/2017 HOMICIDE UNDER INVESTIGATION IN HATFIELD TOWNSHIP

HOMICIDE UNDER INVESTIGATION IN HATFIELD TOWNSHIP

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Posted on: July 23, 2017

7/22/2017 ELENA C. HOUSE-HAY ARRESTED FOR THE STABBING DEATH OF HER MOTHER IN PERKIOMEN TOWNSHIP

ELENA C. HOUSE-HAY ARRESTED FOR THE STABBING DEATH OF HER MOTHER IN PERKIOMEN TOWNSHIP

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

7/20/2017 Montgomery County DA’s “Wheels of Justice” Bike Team to Ride in 30th Annual Irish Pub Tour

Montgomery County DA’s “Wheels of Justice” Bike Team to Ride in 30th Annual Irish Pub Tour de Shore

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

7/13/2017 Statement by DA Kevin R. Steele Regarding Costs Released By The County Commissioners

Statement by DA Kevin R. Steele Regarding Costs Released By The County Commissioners

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

7/10/2017 Santiago Villifan-Andrade Arrested for July 9 Homicide in Norristown

Santiago Villifan-Andrade Arrested for July 9 Homicide in Norristown

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

7/7/2017 Detectives Seeking Information About Fatal Shooting in Norristown

Detectives Seeking Information About Fatal Shooting in Norristown

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

6/30/2017 Delaware Man Charged With Criminal Homicide in Abington Overdose Death

Delaware Man Charged With Criminal Homicide in Abington Overdose Death

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

6/28/2017 $5000 Reward Offered for Info About 2015 Murder of Martinis Black

$5000 Reward Offered for Info About 2015 Murder of Martinis Black

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

5/18/2017 DA's Office Releases 2016 Annual Report

DA's Office Releases 2016 Annual Report

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

5/17/2017 DA Releases Grand Jury Report on Opioid Crisis

DA Releases Grand Jury Report on Opioid Crisis

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

5/12/2017 Six Former Correctional Officers Arrested for Assaults at County Prison

Six Former Correctional Officers Arrested for Assaults at County Prison

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

5/11/17 34 Receive District Attorney Commendations

34 Receive District Attorney Commendations

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

5/9/2017 Ian Jalbert Arrested for Soliciting Sexual Intercourse with Minor on the Internet

Ian Jalbert Arrested for Soliciting Sexual Intercourse with Minor on the Internet

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

5/8/2017 Evaughn-Sha Walters Found, Arrested in Fatal Route 422 Crash

Evaughn-Sha Walters Found, Arrested in Fatal Route 422 Crash

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

5/5/2017 Homicide Investigation Launched into Whitpain Fatal Fire

Homicide Investigation Launched into Whitpain Fatal Fire

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

5/4/2017 One Driver Charged Other Being Sought in Fatal Route 422 Crash

One Driver Charged Other Being Sought in Fatal Route 422 Crash

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

5/2/2017 Brian Hyson of Plymouth Meeting Arrested for Child Pornography

Brian Hyson of Plymouth Meeting Arrested for Child Pornography

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

4/28/2017 Alfred Dukes Jr. Arrested For Gun Trafficking

Alfred Dukes Jr. Arrested For Gun Trafficking

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

4/18/2017 Norristown Homicide

Norristown Homicide

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

4/14/2017 AG, District Attorney Announce the Arrest of Philadelphia Man for

Attorney General, District Attorney Announce the Arrest of Philadelphia Man for "Drug Delivery Resulting in Death" in Upper Merion Fatal Overdose

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

4/14/2017 Drug Take Back Day Scheduled for April 29 at a Record 41 Locations in Montgomery County

Drug Take Back Day Scheduled for April 29 at a Record 41 Locations in Montgomery County

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

4/13/2017 Jose Vanegas Charged in Rooftop Burglaries

Jose Vanegas Charged in Rooftop Burglaries

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

4/13/2017 Joseph Myhre Charged with Additional Felonies

Joseph Myhre Charged with Additional Felonies

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

4/11/2017 Disbarred Attorney Patrick Bradley Charged with Multiple Felonies for Theft

Disbarred Attorney Patrick Bradley Charged with Multiple Felonies for Theft of More Than $146000 from Clients

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

4/10/17 Three Men Charged for 7-Eleven Robberies in Three Counties

Three Men Charged for 7-Eleven Robberies in Three Counties

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

3/21/2017 Andrew Liebman of Willow Grove Arrested for Child Pornography

Andrew Liebman of Willow Grove Arrested for Child Pornography

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

3/17/2017 Adam Timbario of Pottstown Arrested in Connection with Route 100 Fatal Crash

Adam Timbario of Pottstown Arrested in Connection with Route 100 Fatal Crash

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

3/17/2017Joseph Miller Arrested for 2014 Death of Wife Baby

Joseph Miller Arrested for 2014 Death of Wife Baby

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

3/16/2017 Victims Asked to Search Website for Stolen Jewelry Property

Victims Asked to Search Website for Stolen Jewelry Property

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

3/7/2017 Pickup Truck Connected to Pottstown Fatal Crash Located

Pickup Truck Connected to Pottstown Fatal Crash Located

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Posted on: March 5, 2017

3/4/2017 Pottstown Fatal Crash, Police Seeking Information

Pottstown Fatal Crash, Police Seeking Information

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

3/2/2017 Missing Evidence Irregularities Found at Upper Dublin Police Department Following Detective

Missing Evidence Irregularities Found at Upper Dublin Police Department Following Detective's Death

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

3/2/2017 Lower Providence Police Launches Pilot Program for Drug Offenders

Lower Providence Police Launches Pilot Program for Drug Offenders

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

2/16/2017 Luis Bonanno Arrested for Aggravated Assault to Infant

Luis Bonanno Arrested for Aggravated Assault to Infant

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

2/10/2017 Steven Gismonde Jr. Charged with Homicide by Vehicle

Steven Gismonde Jr. Charged with Homicide by Vehicle

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

2/7/2017 Victims Identified in Route 422 Fatal Crash

Victims Identified in Route 422 Fatal Crash

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Posted on: February 5, 2017

2/5/2017 SECOND CAR INVOLVED IN FEB. 4 FATAL CRASH ON ROUTE 422 IN WEST POTTSGROVE BEING SOUGHT

SECOND CAR INVOLVED IN FEB. 4 FATAL CRASH ON ROUTE 422 IN WEST POTTSGROVE BEING SOUGHT

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

2/3/2017 Seven Charged With Operating Gun Trafficking Organization

Seven Charged With Operating Gun Trafficking Organization

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

1/27/2017 Lansdale Woman Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Overdose Death

Lansdale Woman Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Overdose Death

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

01/20/2017 Five Men Including Jeweler's Row Fence Charged With 15 Area Burglaries

Five Men Including Jeweler's Row Fence Charged With 15 Area Burglaries

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

1/12/2017 Bryan Monica of Limerick Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

1/12/2017 Bryan Monica of Limerick Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

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News Flash

Posted on: December 26, 2019

12/26/2019: Ambler Man Arrested for Murder

Maximillian Han of Ambler was arrested for the Murder of his Father.

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

12/18/2019 Michael Dolan of Lafayette Hill Charged with Disseminating, Possessing Child Pornography

Michael Dolan of Lafayette Hill Charged with Disseminating, Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

12/10/2019: Conviction and Sentence of William H. Cosby Jr Upheld

PA Superior Court upheld the sexual assault conviction and sentence of William H. Cosby Jr. today.

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

12/9/2019: Kevin Courts Arrested for Drug Trafficking

KEVIN COURTS OF HATBORO ARRESTED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING FOLLOWING INVESTIGATION INTO GAME LAW VIOLATIONS

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

12/06/2019 Montgomery County Shining Light on Dangers of Prostitution Through Stings

Montgomery County Shining Light on Dangers of Prostitution Through Stings

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

12/04/2019 Stephen Moore Arrested for First-Degree Murder in the Easter Sunday Homicide in Pottstown

Stephen Moore Arrested for First-Degree Murder in the Easter Sunday Homicide in Pottstown

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

12/03/2019 Brian Groo of Horsham Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

Brian Groo of Horsham Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

11/26/2019 William Torres Arrested for Murder of Jeanne Edwards in Lower Moreland Yesterday

William Torres Arrested for Murder of Jeanne Edwards in Lower Moreland Yesterday

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

11/25/2019 DA Announces Homicide Investigation in Lower Moreland Township

DA Announces Homicide Investigation in Lower Moreland Township

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

11/25/2019 Erick Hall Charged with Robbing Three Banks in Montgomery and Delaware Counties

Erick Hall Charged with Robbing Three Banks in Montgomery and Delaware Counties

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

11/21/2019 Coroner's Office Finds the Springfield Township Deaths Double Homicide-Suicide

Coroner's Office Finds the Springfield Township Deaths Double Homicide-Suicide

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

11/20/2019 DA Announces Investigation into Three Springfield Township Deaths

DA Announces Investigation into Three Springfield Township Deaths

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

11/18/2019 Heroin Trafficking Operation in Montgomery County and Mercer County (NJ) Dismantled

Heroin Trafficking Operation in Montgomery County and Mercer County (NJ) Dismantled

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

11/13/2019 Nemias Perez Severiano Arrested for the Hit and Run Death of Veteran Samuel W. Jackson

Nemias Perez Severiano Arrested for the Hit and Run Death of Veteran Samuel W. Jackson

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

11/12/2019 Frank Maley Charged with Four Bank Robberies Throughout Montgomery County

Frank Maley Charged with Four Bank Robberies Throughout Montgomery County

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

11/06/2019 Montco DA Sues to Stop Vaping-Industry Giant JUUL from Harming Minors

Montco DA Sues to Stop Vaping-Industry Giant JUUL from Harming Minors

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

11/04/2019 Montco Prosecutors Available to Respond to Possible Election Day Complaints

Montco Prosecutors Available to Respond to Possible Election Day Complaints

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

10/31/2019 Shamsuzzaman Mollah Charged with Abuse of Corpse Related to Death of Daniel Torres

Shamsuzzaman Mollah Charged with Abuse of Corpse Related to Death of Daniel Torres

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

10/29/2019 Carol Snyder of Green Lane Charged with Stealing more than $600,000 from her Employer

Carol Snyder of Green Lane Charged with Stealing more than $600,000 from her Employer

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

10/22/2019 Philadelphia Woman Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in April Fatal Overdose

Philadelphia Woman Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in April Fatal Overdose

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

10/21/2019 Mason Hall, 19, Arrested for 2017 Norristown Farm Park Sexual Assault

Mason Hall, 19, Arrested for 2017 Norristown Farm Park Sexual Assault

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

10/16/2019 43 Montco Locations Will Collect Unwanted Meds on Drug Take Back Day on Oct 26

43 Montco Locations Will Collect Unwanted Meds on Drug Take Back Day on Oct 26

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

10/15/2019: Tracy Crabbe Jr. & John Manetta; Arrested for Drug Delivery Resulting in Death

Tracey Crabbe Jr & John Manetta arrested for a drug delivery that resulted in a fatal overdose.

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

10/09/2019 DA Kevin Steele Inducted into Prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers

DA Kevin Steele Inducted into Prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

09/30/2019 Brandon Thompson Arrested for April 2nd Murder of Alonzo Anthony in Norristown

Brandon Thompson Arrested for April 2nd Murder of Alonzo Anthony in Norristown

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

09/25/2019 20-Year-Old Armani Rhedrick Arrested for the Homicide of Otis Harris in Pottstown

20-Year-Old Armani Rhedrick Arrested for the Homicide of Otis Harris in Pottstown

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

09/24/2019 Free Gun Disposal Event Helps Residents Get Rid of 65 Firearms Including an Uzzi

Free Gun Disposal Event Helps Residents Get Rid of 65 Firearms Including an Uzzi

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

09/23/2019 Juan Tox Caal Arrested for Homicide of Rolando Popsacul in Norristown

Juan Tox Caal Arrested for Homicide of Rolando Popsacul in Norristown

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

09/20/2019 Derrick Goins Arrested for First-Degree Murder of Keith Robinson

Derrick Goins Arrested for First-Degree Murder of Keith Robinson

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

09/06/2019 Elijah Davis Arrested for First-Degree Murder; Reward Still Available for Derrick Goins

Elijah Davis Arrested for First-Degree Murder; Reward Still Available for Derrick Goins

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

8/22/2019: Operation Safe Homes - Free Gun Turn in Event

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2ND ANNUAL “OPERATION SAFE HOMES” FREE GUN TURN-IN EVENT
SET FOR SEPT. 18 & 21 AT EIGHT POLICE DEPARTMENTS IN MONTCO

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

8/20/2019: $1,000 Reward Offered

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$1,000 REWARD OFFERED FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARRESTS OF DERRICK GOINS AND ELIJAH DAVIS; WANTED FOR FIRST-DEGREE MURDER

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

8/16/2019: Courtney Clinton Arrested in Fatal Crash

Courtney Clinton Arrested for Homicide By Vehicle in August 4th Fatal Crash

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

8/15/2019: Two Men Charged with Armed Robberies

Two Men Charged with Armed Robberies and Illegal Firearms Possession

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

8/12/2019: Kaelin and Pisarcik Win DA's Mock Trial

Law School Interns Kaelin and Pisarcik Win DA's Mock Trial Competition

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

8/1/2019: Four Pottstown Men Charged with Murder

Four Pottstown Men Charged with the March 30th Murder of Keith Robinson

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

7/15/2019: Free Touch a Truck Event in Norristown

Free Touch a Truck Event in Norristown on July 20 to Feature 25 Working Vehicles

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

07/09/2019 Kelsey McCabe Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in Lansdale Fatal Overdose

Kelsey McCabe Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in Lansdale Fatal Overdose

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

06/28/2019 Marquis Thomas Charged with First-Degree Murder in Death of 4-Year-Old Girl in 2016

Marquis Thomas Charged with First-Degree Murder in Death of 4-Year-Old Girl in 2016

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

06/25/2019 Drug Traffickers Shipped Stuffed Animals Filled with Opioids from California to Montco

Drug Traffickers Shipped Stuffed Animals Filled with Opioids from California to Montco

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

06/11/2019 Russell Montalvo-Fernandez Being Sought for Jan 23rd Murder, Robbery in Norristown

Russell Montalvo-Fernandez Being Sought for Jan 23rd Murder, Robbery in Norristown

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

06/04/2019 Three Individuals Charged with Gun Trafficking, Dealing Cocaine and Methamphetamine

Three Individuals Charged with Gun Trafficking, Dealing Cocaine and Methamphetamine

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

05/20/2019 Jacqueline Jackson Arrested for Overnight Homicide of Charles Dewalt in Norristown

Jacqueline Jackson Arrested for Overnight Homicide of Charles Dewalt in Norristown

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

05/10/2019 Inmate Joseph Hodum Now Charged with Murder After Former Cellmate Died From the Attack

Inmate Joseph Hodum Now Charged with Murder After Former Cellmate Died From the Attack

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

05/08/2019 DA Steele Honors Four Civilians and 35 Members of Law Enforcement with Commendations

DA Steele Honors Four Civilians and 35 Members of Law Enforcement with Commendations

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

05/07/2019 Keith Lucas of Glenside Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

Keith Lucas of Glenside Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

04/24/2019 Stephen Moore Sought for Murder of Joshua Smith; Public's Help Needed

Stephen Moore Sought for Murder of Joshua Smith; Public's Help Needed

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

04/22/2019 Victim's Identity in April 21 Homicide: Joshua Smith of Pottstown

Victim's Identity in April 21 Homicide: Joshua Smith of Pottstown

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

04/21/2019 DA Announces Investigation into Homicide in Pottstown

DA Announces Investigation into Homicide in Pottstown

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

04/16/2019 Darryl McMillian Arrested for Overnight Homicide of James Madison in Pottstown

Darryl McMillian Arrested for Overnight Homicide of James Madison in Pottstown

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

04/04/2019 Inmate Joseph Hodum Charged with Attempted Murder for Attack on Cellmate

Inmate Joseph Hodum Charged with Attempted Murder for Attack on Cellmate

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

04/03/2019 DA Announces Investigation into Homicide of Alonzo Anthony in Norristown

DA Announces Investigation into Homicide of Alonzo Anthony in Norristown

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

03/31/2019 DA Announces Investigation into Homicide of Keith Robinson in Pottstown

DA Announces Investigation into Homicide of Keith Robinson in Pottstown

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

03/28/2019 Five Defendants Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death

Five Defendants Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

03/11/2019 Two Women Murdered in West Norriton Home; Suspect in Custody

Two Women Murdered in West Norriton Home; Suspect in Custody

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

03/06/2019 Scott Neff of North Wales Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

Scott Neff of North Wales Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

02/11/2019 Henry Diaz-Ayala of Philadelphia Sought in Jan. 23 Norristown Murder

Henry Diaz-Ayala of Philadelphia Sought in Jan. 23 Norristown Murder

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

02/03/2019 Jules Ross Jr. Arrested for Murder of Johnny Johnson in Upper Dublin

Jules Ross Jr. Arrested for Murder of Johnny Johnson in Upper Dublin

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

01/24/2019 DA Announces Investigation in Homicide of Ralph Williams in Norristown

DA Announces Investigation in Homicide of Ralph Williams in Norristown

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

01/18/2019 Investigation into Death of Elderly Couple in Whitemarsh Found No Evidence of a Crime

Investigation into Death of Elderly Couple in Whitemarsh Found No Evidence of a Crime

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

01/14/2019 Three Men from Operation Poison Control Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

Three Men from Operation Poison Control Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

01/09/2019 Sean Emmell Charged with First-Degree Murder After Man Dies from Jan. 3rd Stabbing

Sean Emmell Charged with First-Degree Murder After Man Dies from Jan. 3rd Stabbing

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

6/26/2020 Two Men Arrested for Burglarizing 10 Churches, Auto Thefts and Selling Stolen Property

Two Men Arrested for Burglarizing 10 Churches, Auto Thefts and Selling Stolen Property

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

6/22/2020 Man Arrested for Institutional Sexual Assault of 16 Year Old at Bryn Mawr Hospital

Man Arrested for Institutional Sexual Assault of 16 Year Old at Bryn Mawr Hospital

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

6/08/2020 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Luring a 15 Year Old to Meet Him for Sex Using Instagram

Philadelphia Man Arrested for Luring a 15 Year Old to Meet Him for Sex Using Instagram

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

5/26/2020 Russell Schultz of Norristown Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges

Russell Schultz of Norristown Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

5/12/2020 Child Abuse Reports Down 61%; Public's Help Needed

Child Abuse Reports Down 61%; Public's Help Needed

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

5/08/2020 Investigation Finds Shooting was Legal Use of Force

Investigation Finds Shooting was Legal Use of Force

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

4/17/2020 Caitlin Mauras Arrested for First-Degree Murder of Boyfriend in their Pottstown Apartment

Caitlin Mauras Arrested for First-Degree Murder of Boyfriend in their Pottstown Apartment

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

4/16/2020 Domestic Violence Calls, Incidents Rise in Montgomery County During COVID-19 Crisis

Domestic Violence Calls, Incidents Rise in Montgomery County During COVID-19 Crisis

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

4/13/2020 Michael Hatfield Arrested for First-Degree Murder of his Wife in their Pottstown Home

Michael Hatfield Arrested for First-Degree Murder of his Wife in their Pottstown Home

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Posted on: April 11, 2020

4/11/2020 DA Announces Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in Pottstown Borough

DA Announces Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in Pottstown Borough

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

4/07/2020 Maryland Woman Arrested for Trafficking Marijuana

Maryland Woman Arrested for Trafficking Marijuana

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

3/26/2020 Three Defendants Arrested for Multiple Burglaries of Commercial Businesses in Limerick

Three Defendants Arrested for Multiple Burglaries of Commercial Businesses in Limerick

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

3/24/2020 William McGullam Now Arrested, Charged with Possessing Child Pornography

William McGullam Now Arrested, Charged with Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

3/19/20 DA Finds that Charges Are Not Warranted in Shooting Death in Collegeville Residence

DA Finds that Charges Are Not Warranted in Shooting Death in Collegeville Residence

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

3/16/2020: Malvern Man Arrested for Cheltenham Murder

Kether Optimus Massiaz of Malvern arrested for First-Degree Murder and related charges in the homicide of Wendell Alison-Haulcey of King of Prussia.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

3/16/2020: DA Announces Homicide Investigation in Cheltenham

District Attorney Kevin Steele Announces Homicide Investigation in Cheltenham

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

3/04/2020 William McGullam of Schwenksville Being Sought for Possessing Child Pornography

William McGullam of Schwenksville Being Sought for Possessing Child Pornography