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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Chair Arkoosh Highlights Federal Investments Coming to Montgomery County During White House Visit

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Today Dr. Val Arkoosh, chair of the Montgomery County Commissioners attended the Communities in Action: Building a Better Pennsylvania event at the White House. During her visit, Chair Arkoosh highlighted how the Bipartisan Infr...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Montgomery County Hosting Hiring Event for Correctional Officers in Eagleville

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EAGLEVILLE, PA – The Montgomery County Correctional Facility and the Montgomery County Department of Human Resources are inviting interested candidates for the role of correctional officer to a walk-up hiring event on Saturday, October 15, 2022....

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Pennypacker Mills Announces All Hallows’ Eve Fall Festival

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Join the fun on Saturday, October 15, from 1 to 4 p.m. as Pennypacker Mills celebrates Halloween with hayrides around the meadow, kid-crafts, pumpkin painting, hay pile jumping, a bean bag toss game, and seasonal refreshments...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority Appoints Thomas Frawley as Interim Executive Director

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READING, PA – Members of the Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority (SRPRA) voted unanimously yesterday to appoint Thomas E. Frawley, P.E. Esq, as Interim Executive Director for the SRPRA, effectively immediately.  

As Interim Executi...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Free In-Person Car Seat Checks Offered During National Child Passenger Safety Week

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (OPH) is participating in Child Passenger Safety Week this week from September 18-24, 2022. The week is dedicated to helping parents and careg...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Montgomery County Announces Voting Telephone Town Hall

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Voter Services Office announced today that it will hold a Telephone Town Hall on September 28 at 6 p.m. to provide voters with the information they need to make their voice heard in this November’s General Election. &...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2022

County Commissioners Allocate Additional $1.2 Million to Support Unhoused Population

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their board meeting yesterday, the Montgomery County Commissioners took action to allocate an additional $1.2 million dollars in funding to support the county’s unhoused population through increased street outre...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Update on Sheriff’s Deputies Injured at SCI Phoenix Training Exercise

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County is providing the following updates regarding this morning’s training exercise at SCI Phoenix.

Today, three members of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MSCO) Bomb Squad participated in ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Upper Perkiomen Bird and Wildlife Festival Returns to Green Lane Park

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GREEN LANE, PA – Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host the 11th Annual Upper Perkiomen Bird and Wildlife Festival on Saturday, September 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Visitors are invited to come to the park for a memorable day of ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Mosquito Spraying in Lansdale Borough on September 14, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Lansdale Borough and Upper Gwynedd Township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to contr...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Montgomery County Commerce Department Announces Virtual Economic Development Financing Forum

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commerce Department invites bankers, accountants, lawyers, and other interested partners to attend a virtual forum on the economic development finance tools available to support business growth and...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Pennypacker Mills to Host Edgar Allen Poe Porch Performance

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Visitors are invited to Pennypacker Mills on October 1, 2022 for this year’s final Porch Performance, Edgar Allen Poe: Readings from Virginia Poe. 

Actress Alisa Dupuy will portray Virginia Clemm Poe and tal...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2022

County Announces Free Distribution of Potassium Iodide Tablets for Limerick Area Residents

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NORRISTOWN, PA – On Thursday, September 15, 2022, the Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) will provide free potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Montgomery County residents who live, work, or attend schools within a 10-mile radius of the...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2022

Lane Closures Coming to Barren Hill Road on September 6

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NORRISTOWN, PA – As part of the Ridge Pike Improvement Project, Barren Hill Road will have intermittent single lane closures on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in effect from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Barren Hill Road betw...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Mosquito Spraying in Upper Providence Township on September 2, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Upper Providence Township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosqu...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Mosquito Spraying in Ambler Borough on September 1, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Ambler Borough officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito populat...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2022

Mosquito Spraying in West Pottsgrove Borough on August 31, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and West Pottsgrove Borough officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquit...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Peter Wentz Farmstead Announces Upcoming Civil War Themed Weekend

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LANSDALE, PA – The Civil War is coming to the Peter Wentz Farmstead on September 17 and 18, 2022! Visitors are invited to experience how the War affected society from both a military and civilian perspective.

Battery F First Pennsylvania Light Artillery wi...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2022

MontcoWorks Announces Fall Job Fair at Plymouth Meeting Mall

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NORRISTOWN, PA – MontcoWorks and PA CareerLink® Montgomery County are partnering with the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Montgomery County to hold a job fair and business expo at the Plymouth Meeting Mall on Tuesday October 11, 2022 fro...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Mosquito Spraying in Lower Moreland on August 24 and 25, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Lower Moreland Township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adu...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Lutheran Road Bridge over Minister Creek in New Hanover Township Now Open

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Roads and Bridges Department announced today that Lutheran Road Bridge (#163) in New Hanover Township is now open to vehicular traffic for the start of the school year. 

Work was completed four months a...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2022

Lane Closures Continue on Ridge Pike Week of August 22

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has announced pre-construction activities will continue on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue during the week of Monday, August 22, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in ef...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Mosquito Spraying in Norristown Municipality on August 17, 2022

Norristown Mosquito Spraying Area for August 17, 2022

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Norristown Municipality officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in se...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Lane Closures Continue on Ridge Pike Week of August 15

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has announced pre-construction activities will continue on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue during the week of Monday, August 15, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in ef...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2022

Qi Gong Circle Installed Along Schuylkill River Trail in Norristown

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health, in partnership with Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites and the Montgomery County Planning Commission, are proud to announce the creation of a Qi Gong Circle along t...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Update: Lane Closures Continue on Ridge Pike Week of August 8 with signal installation at Manor Road

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has announced pre-construction activities will continue on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue during the week of Monday, August 8, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in eff...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Montgomery County Announces A Code Red Hot Weather Emergency for August 9, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of for...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2022

MontcoWorks Announces Free Training Courses for Careers in Technical Support and Digital Marketing

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NORRISTOWN, PA – MontcoWorks and the Montgomery County Commerce Department are excited to announce a free training program for Montco residents seeking careers with two in-demand technology occupations. Facili...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Montgomery County Announces A Code Red Hot Weather Emergency for August 8, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of for...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Lane Closures Continue on Ridge Pike Week of August 8

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has announced pre-construction activities will continue on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue during the week of Monday, August 8, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in eff...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Montgomery County Announces A Code Red Hot Weather Emergency for August 4, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of for...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2022

New Outdoor StoryWalk® Now Installed at Pennypacker Mills

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Visitors are invited to visit Pennypacker Mills to experience a new StoryWalk® installed along its scenic grounds. The first book on display is “George Washington and the General’s Dog” a...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Upper Schuylkill Valley Park Announces Butterfly Celebration

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ROYERSFORD, PA – The public is invited to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, August 27 from 10 a.m. to Noon celebrate a beautiful little insect, the butterfly!

This annual program includes information on tagging, feeding, and raising butte...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Lane Closures Continue on Ridge Pike Week of August 1

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has announced pre-construction activities will continue on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue during the week of Monday, August 1, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in eff...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2022

Montgomery County Announces Careers of Tomorrow Expo for Students, Seeks Supporters and Exhibitors

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commerce Department and MontcoWorks have announced an upcoming multi-industry career fair for Montgomery County students in grades 8 through 12 on Tuesday October 25, 2022 (note updated date) at the Greater...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2022

Lane Closures Continue on Ridge Pike Week of July 25

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has announced pre-construction activities will continue on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue during the week of Monday, July 25, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in effe...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Nineteen Projects Receive Community Development Block Grant Funding from Montgomery County

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that nineteen projects in the county will receive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The CDBG Program p...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Montgomery County Announces A Code Red Hot Weather Emergency for July 21, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of for...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority Takes First Official Step to Restore Passenger Rail

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READING, PA – Following its first meeting, the Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority (SRPRA) has submitted a letter of intent to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to restore passenger rail from Reading to Philadelphia. This initial procedural ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Montgomery County Announces Sign-on Bonus for New Hires

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners in partnership with the Human Resources Department have announced a sign-on bonus for eligible roles at the County. This bonus is being offered to help recruit for critical roles with high vaca...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2022

Montgomery County Releases Draft Recovery Plan

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The Montgomery County Recovery Office has released the draft funding recommendations for use of $161.4 million in Pandemic Recovery Funds for public comment. The Draft Recovery Plan recommends investment into priorities identified by the communit...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2022

Lane Closures to Begin on Ridge Pike Starting Week of July 18

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has announced pre-construction activities will begin on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue starting on Monday, July 18, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in effect from 9 ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Visitors Invited to Learn About the Past this Summer at Pottsgrove Manor

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POTTSTOWN, PA – Visitors of all ages are invited to take part in the games and amusements of colonial Pennsylvania and learn more about the museum with events at Pottsgrove Manor throughout the summer. 

18th Century Sports DaySaturday, J...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2022

County Announces Road Closure for Upcoming Infrastructure Improvements in New Hanover Township

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Roads and Bridges announced today that a detour will begin on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 on Swamp Pike between New Hanover Square Road and Ridge Pike. The detour is necessary to reconstruct the Swamp Pike Bridge (Bridge 166) ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Montgomery County Launches National Search for Health and Human Services Director

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, the third largest county in the Commonwealth, is seeking qualified applicants for its next Health and Human Services (HHS) Director.

The HHS Director is responsible for the coordination, developme...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Pennypacker Mills Announces Summer Happenings

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – The public is invited to Pennypacker Mills, the historic mansion home of former Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker to attend upcoming summer programs at the historic site. 

Porch Performance: “Fire ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Montgomery County Maintains Triple A Bond Rating for Fifth Year

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners announced today that Montgomery County has received the highest bond rating—Aaa with a stable outlook—from Moody’s Investors Service for the fifth year in a row.&...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Peter Wentz Farmstead Now Accepting Registrations for Kids Colonial Camp July 11-15, 2022

Peter Wentz Farmstead's Colonial Camp 2022

LANSDALE, PA –  Have you ever dreamed of traveling into the past? Well, we may not have a time machine, but we’ve got the next best thing. Join us this summer for the Peter Wentz Farmstead’s Colonial Camp, where you ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Montgomery County Invites Public Feedback on Cross County Trail East Proposed Final Alignment

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC), in partnership with its technical and engineering consultant, NV5, is nearing completion of its feasibility study of the easternmost segment of Montgomery County’s Cross County Trail. This...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Montgomery County Planning Commission Releases Return on Environment Study

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners has formally accepted a new county study, Return on Environment: The Economic Impact of Protected Open Space in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The study demonstrates how protected open space—...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2022

Montgomery County Announces Juneteenth Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County and community organizations are hosting more than 20 upcoming events over the next week to celebrate Juneteenth, which marks the end of slavery in the U.S. Although the Emancipation Proclamation took effect in 1863, it w...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2022

Your Way Home Releases Preliminary Montgomery County 2022 Point-In-Time Count

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Housing and Community Development in collaboration with Your Way Home conducted the Annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Count on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. Over 100 volunteers assisted in the effort to accurately co...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Montgomery County Announces Nominating Committee to Create Public Defender Advisory Board

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NORRISTOWN, PA – In 2020, Montgomery County contracted with Temple University to identify issues and provide recommendations with regard to the best governance structure for its Office of the Public Defender. One of the primary recommendations o...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 25, 2022

Pottsgrove Manor Invites Community to Two Juneteenth Programs

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POTTSTOWN, PA – The public is invited to join Pottsgrove Manor for a Juneteenth Book Club and lecture on Saturday, June 18, 2022 to honor the history of the black experience in America.

Juneteenth Book Club Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m. to ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Eighteen Projects Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

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

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Montgomery County Moves to CDC High COVID-19 Community Level, Urges the Public to Take Precautions

NORRISTOWN, PA – Today the Montgomery County Office of Public Health announced the County is now in the CDC-defined “high” level of community transmission for COVID-19. The public is urged to wear a mask indoors in public, stay up to date with COVID-19 va...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Green Lane Park Summer Concert Series Sponsored by PECO Starts This Weekend

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced it will kick off its 2022 Summer Concert Series this weekend. Visitors are invited to attend these live open-air performances on Sunday evenings from 6-8 p.m. Four concerts will be hosted throughout the...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Pennypacker Mills Announces June Events

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Looking for new and exciting events for the whole family to enjoy? Pennypacker Mills is the place! The following events will be held in June.

Meet Harriet TubmanSaturday, June 4 at 4 p.m. In celebration of Juneteenth,...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Montgomery County Office of Public Health Provides Recommendations for 2022 Mosquito Season

West Nile Virus Under Microscope

NORRISTOWN, PA – With the onset of warmer weather, mosquito season is starting and the Montgomery County Office of Public Health (MCOPH) has steps residents can take to protect themselves from spreading mosquito-borne disease.

Mosquito-borne disease can sp...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Montgomery County Announces Juneteenth Art and Prose of Freedom Contest

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NORRISTOWN, PA – In anticipation of upcoming Juneteenth events across the county, Montgomery County announced plans to hold the inaugural Art and Prose of Freedom Contest

The theme for this year's contest is “What does freedom mean to you?” Stud...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2022

7th Annual Montco Trail Challenge Returns

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*This post has been updated to reflect the new kickoff date of June 4, 2022.

NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County announced today the return of the Montco Trail Challenge for its seventh year. This annual family-friendly program encourages particip...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Montgomery County Breaks Ground on Ridge Pike Improvement Project

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LAFAYETTE HILL, PA – Today Montgomery County officials broke ground on Section D of the Ridge Pike Improvement Project from Crescent Avenue to Philadelphia. 

Section D of the Ridge Pike Improvement Project, located in Whitemarsh and Springfield To...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Montgomery, Berks, and Chester Counties Authorize Creation of Passenger Rail Authority

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The County Commissioners in Montgomery, Berks, and Chester counties have authorized the creation of the Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority to oversee and implement the restoration of passenger rail service between Reading and Phila...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Trail Opening Joins Montgomery and Bucks County Trail Systems

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Government officials representing Montgomery and Bucks counties joined regional community groups and trail enthusiasts Wednesday to celebrate the opening of a multi-use trail connecting the two counties.

County officials and planners cut t...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Events Start April 30

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County sponsored household hazardous waste collection events will begin on April 30, 2022. The events are by appointment only and pre-registration is required. No televisions, electronics or appliances are acc...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2022

Montco Invites Public to Webinar on County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update April 25 and 26

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County is offering a second round of public webinars as part of the update process for its hazard mitigation plan (HMP). The public is invited to participate via Zoom on either Monday, April 25, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. ...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2022

Montco to Hold Ridge Pike Improvement Project Section D Construction Open House on April 25

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County invites the public to the Whitemarsh Township Administration Building on April 25, 2022, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a pre-construction open house for Section D of the Ridge Pike Improvement Project. Participants...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Pottsgrove Manor to Welcome Spring at Annual Colonial Mayfair

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POTTSTOWN, PA – The public is invited to visit Pottsgrove Manor for their special event, the Annual Colonial Mayfair, to celebrate the arrival of warm, spring days!
Annual Colonial Mayfair
Saturday, May 7 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Lower Perkiomen Valley Park Announces Upcoming Spring Events

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OAKS, PA – The public is invited to join in the fun of springtime events at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park. Back by popular demand is Orienteering for Beginners and our Digital Scavenger Hunt. Each event will guarantee a great family outing to enjoy...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Peter Wentz Farmstead Announces Return of their Annual Sheep Shearing Day

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LANSDALE, PA – Join the Peter Wentz Farmstead for the return of their annual Sheep Shearing Day on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Watch our ewes lose their winter coats as our farmers demonstrate 18th-century methods of sh...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2022

Norristown Sprouts Community Garden Now Accepting Applications for Garden Plots

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Through April 8, Norristown Sprouts Community Garden is accepting applications from residents, schools, and organizations that wish to sign up for a free garden plot. The garden’s purpose is to provide access ...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Montgomery County Seeks Centenarians for 13th Annual Celebration

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Senior Services is celebrating Montco Centenarians virtually again this year. A Centenarian is someone born in 1922 who turns 100 this year.&a...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Montgomery County to Hold Career Fair on April 6

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Human Resources Department announced today they will hold a career fair on Wednesday, April 6 at the Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) in Blue Bell. People searching for a full time, part time, or i...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to March 29, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2022

Green Lane Park Announces April Events

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced today its upcoming events for April. The public is encouraged to register to attend these upcoming family-friendly events.
Color Your Eggs - Naturally
Saturday, April 9 at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Use na...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2022

Montgomery County Announces New Location for Willow Grove COVID-19 Vaccination Site

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) announced today a new location for its Willow Grove COVID-19 vaccination clinic. Starting Monday, March 28 the Willow Grove vaccination clinic will be located within the County’...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2022

Pennypacker Mills Announces April Events

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Pennypacker Mills, the historic home of former Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker has announced the following upcoming events in April. 
Spring Workshop for Kids
Saturday, April 2, 2022, 10 a.m. to Noon
Bring yo...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for March 3 -4, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – 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...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Montgomery County Commissioners Vote to Consider Formation of Regional Rail Authority

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NORRISTOWN, PA — Today the Montgomery County Commissioners took another important step to restore passenger rail service between Reading and Philadelphia in partnership with Berks and Chester counties. During their regularly scheduled meeting th...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2022

Norristown Farm Park Announces March Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County's Norristown Farm Park has released their upcoming educational and family-friendly events scheduled for March.

Evening Bird WalkFriday, March 11, 6 p.m.Join us to explore species that are active in the evening hours. Sear...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2022

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Now Hiring Deputies

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Are you interested in helping to keep your local community safe? Do you have a passion for helping others? Have you considered a career in law enforcement? If yes, then consider joining our team.
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Montgomery County to Update Masking Guidance to Align with New CDC Guidance

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health announced today it will update its school and public masking recommendations to align with new CDC guidance for COVID-19 given the County’s high vaccination rates. Updated guidance do...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Montgomery County Commissioners Denounce Acts of Hate at Local Cemeteries

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Following yesterday’s acts of hate committed in three local cemeteries, Montgomery County Board of Commissioners Chair Valerie A. Arkoosh. MD, MPH and Vice Chair Kenneth E. Lawrence, Jr. issued the following joint stat...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to February 26, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 25 - 26, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – 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...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Pennypacker Mills Announces New Exhibit, Stereographing America: A 3-D History of Stereographs

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Starting Tuesday, March 1, visitors are invited to Pennypacker Mills to discover how Victorians entertained their guests with 3-D images using a stereoscope.
Before the easy entertainment of television or videogames, people fou...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Green Lane Park Announces February and March Events

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced today its upcoming events in late February and March. The public is encouraged to register to attend these upcoming family-friendly events.
Waterfowl Watch
Saturday, February 26 and Saturday, March 12 at 1...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 19 - 21, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – 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...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Montgomery County Announces Upcoming Recovery Funding Town Halls

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County’s Recovery Office announced today it will hold a series of virtual and in-person town halls to discuss how individuals and organizations can submit ideas or projects for consideration of funds received through t...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to February 16, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 13 - 15, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – 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...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2022

Montgomery County Announces New COVID-19 Testing Site in Lansdale

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health announced today it will open a new PCR COVID-19 testing site in Lansdale on Monday, February 14, 2022. The site will be located at 318 Pennbrook Parkway in the Station Square Shops and will op...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2022

MontcoWorks Receives Grant to Connect High School Students with Local Industry

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commerce Department announced today that MontcoWorks, the County’s local workforce development board, has received funding to develop and strengthen the collaboration between high school educators, ...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2022

Pennypacker Mills to Host Talk on Philadelphia Immigrants

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – On Saturday, March 5, Pennypacker Mills will host "Ghosts of Immigrants Past," a program to discuss the stories of immigrants who arrived in Philadelphia at Pier 53 between 1873 and 1915. Historian Susan McAninley wi...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 4 - 6, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – 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...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to February 1, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 28 - 31, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – 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...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2022

Montgomery County Accepting Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Applications for 2022 Cycle

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is now seeking applications for the 2022 cycle of the Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Program.
This program provides funds to municipalities to make targeted phys...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2022

Montgomery County Announces First Flu-related Deaths

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Office of Public Health today announced two residents have died from a co-infection of COVID-19 and Influenza (flu). Ages 77 and 89 respectively, both residents were symptomatic and hospitalized before their passing.
Co-i...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 25 - 28, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – 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...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2022

Norristown Farm Park Announces February Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County's Norristown Farm Park has announced upcoming educational and family-friendly events scheduled for February.
Morning Bird Walk
Tuesday, February 8, 9 a.m.
Get outdoors and join park staff for our regular Tuesday bi...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 24, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – 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...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Pottsgrove Manor Announces Upcoming Winter Events

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POTTSTOWN, PA – The public is invited to join Pottsgrove Manor for their special events throughout the late winter season. These events include a historic thread button making workshop and a living history day focused on the time of the Seven Yea...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Montgomery County Office of Public Health Provides Update on Hepatitis A Outbreak

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The?Montgomery County Office of Public Health?(MCOPH) today provided an update on the Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) outbreak in the county.  
Of thirteen total cases of Hepatitis A under investigation, ten are confirmed and th...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 20 - 23, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – 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...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Montgomery County Joins with Area Hospitals to Provide COVID-19 Update

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials today joined with area hospital leadership to provide an update on the current COVID-19 surge. The County is experiencing a strain on its hospital systems due to the rapid spread of the omicron variant.
During a...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to January 18, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 14 - 17, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – 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...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Montgomery County Now Hiring 9-1-1 Telecommunicators

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EAGLEVILLE, PA –  The Montgomery County Department of Public Safety is now accepting applications for its next class of 9-1-1 Telecommunicator Trainees. 9-1-1 Telecommunicators receive calls for assistance from the public and d...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to January 12, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the ...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Montgomery County Department of Public Health Issues Update on Hepatitis A Outbreak

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) announced today the temporary closure of Gino’s Ristorante & Pizzeria in West Norriton in relation to a Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) outbreak in the county. The restaurant will b...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Montgomery County Courts and Offices Will Open on Two Hour Delay

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials announced all Courts, facilities, and government offices will open on a two hour delay on Friday, January 7, 2022 due to inclement weather.
Because the Courthouse is operating on a delay, all scheduled...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 6 - 10, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – 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...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Commissioner Val Arkoosh Tests Positive for COVID-19

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Today, Valerie A. Arkoosh, MD, MPH, Chair of the Montgomery County Commissioners, announced she has tested positive for COVID-19. Commissioner Arkoosh has released the following statement:
“This morning, I tested positive for COVID-19 usin...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 2, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 2 - 4, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – 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 r...
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2022 Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: January 9, 2019

Required Support Hearing Forms with adopted Local Rule Change

Effective Wedensday, January 2, 2019 the below forms are required to be used when requesting a continuance of a support hearing and/or to designate a case as complex. 

Motion for Continuance

Motion to Designate Case as Complex

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Domestic Relations
Posted on: February 29, 2016

Make Your Child Support Payment Online

Non-custodial parents now have (4) convenient and secure ways to pay their support payments online. It’s so easy to make a child support payment now by clicking any of the three options below:

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Domestic Relations
Posted on: February 29, 2016

You can now begin the support application process online.

Online requests use a series of questions to complete documents to be forwarded to Montgomery County Domestic Relations Section (DRS). Requests for support services can be used by parents or caretakers/custodians who want to:

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