In Other News

Montgomery County officials outline oil train disaster preparedness

By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |


  • Art galleries

    New exhibit open at Phoenixville’s Franklin Commons

    Philadelphia/TriState Artists Equity presents its 66th Anniversary Members Juried Exhibition running now through May 21 at The Art Gallery at Franklin Commons.

    Courtesy of Franklin Commons |

  • News

    Schwenksville prepares for 7th annual Community Day

    SCHWENKSVILLE >> The Borough of Schwenksville will once again be hosting its annual Schwenksville Community Day Saturday, May 2.

    Courtesy of the Borough of Schwenksville |

  • Visual arts

    Black Sheep Pottery to hold Ikebana spring exhibit

    Black Sheep Pottery and Art Center’s spring exhibition featuring Ikebana invites a fresh experience of friendship through flowers.

    Courtesy of Black Sheep Pottery and Art Center |

  • Visual arts

    Skippack’s Off The Wall to host 3rd annual ‘Small Works Show and Sale’

    Off The Wall Gallery and Framing located in Historic Skippack Village will be hosting its third annual “Small Works Show and Sale” throughout May.

    Courtesy of Off The Wall Gallery and Framing |

  • Columns

    Think About It: Learning Something New

    For quite some time now I have known about the famous song “Let It Go” from the movie “Frozen,” which was released in 2013. Whether it was Idina Menzel singing the Oscar-winning song or it was a host of imitations of little girls on YouTube, most of us have heard it over and over.

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • Events

    Calendar of Events

    Ongoing Skippack Spring Fest: Skippack Spring Fest, sponsored by Henning’s Market, is back again Saturday, May 9 – Sunday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (rain or shine). This year’s Spring Fest will bring delicious food, an array of vendors and fun for the whole family. Woodcarvings, purses, home décor, arts, crafts, food and unique shops are just a handful of the fun and exciting reasons to come to Skippack Spring Fest. For more information, please call...


  • Food

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Herbs and spices or hot and spicy?

    Herbs >> one of the drawbacks about them is that they are costly to buy at the store or market.

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

  • Pets

    Pets of the Week

    Percy (cat) Percy is a neutered male domestic short hair who is white with orange spots and approximately 8 to 9 months old. Percy loves other kitties and would love a safe indoor/outdoor home with playmates. He is a good boy and never bites or scratches. He is up-to-date with FVRCP and rabies shots. He had his ears cleaned, nails clipped, Frontline for flea and tic protection and Drontal for parasite protection April 18.


  • News

    RSVP of Montgomery County volunteers recognized with awards

    RSVP of Montgomery County celebrated their extraordinary volunteers and the contributions they make to our communities daily with a recognition event on April 15 held at Meadowood in Worcester.

    Courtesy of RSVP of Montgomery County |

  • News

    Montgomery County judge moves AG hearing to larger courtroom, bans electronic devices

    NORRISTOWN >> A Montgomery County judge has ordered that the hearing to determine if Attorney General Kathleen Kane violated a court order by firing an attorney in her office who testified before a grand jury will proceed in a larger courtroom and without electronics.

    By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |

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