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Welkinweir Estate opens doors for Holiday Open House

Green Valleys Watershed Association |

Montgomery County officials prepare to protect homeless during Code Blue weather

NORRISTOWN >> As Montgomery County residents were bundling up, perhaps for the first time this season, to head into a brisk Monday, county officials were preparing to take steps protecting the vulnerable during extreme cold weather. ...

By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |


  • News

    Limerick man gets prison time for threatening police, elementary school

    NORRISTOWN >> A Limerick Township man who made a bomb threat to an elementary school and threatened police officers received a state sentence for his actions in Montgomery County Court Wednesday.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Dow Chemical employees and RSVP build Dow Science Libraries

    On Oct. 21, 12 employees from The Dow Chemical Company participated in a community volunteer activity with RSVP, a multi-service nonprofit. A book wrap was held at Dow’s Collegeville campus as part of the joint outreach efforts of RSVP (formerly known as RSVP of Montgomery County) and the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. This partnership matches corporate volunteers with a multitude of community service projects that need their support.

    From RSVP |

  • News

    Holy Cross first graders honor saints on stage

    On Nov. 3, after a weekend full of costumes and candy, first graders at Holy Cross, in Collegeville, put on a different type of costume and honored their favorite saints.


  • Entertainment

    Providence Chamber Orchestra to perform at St. John’s

    St. John’s Lutheran Church (355 St. John’s Circle, Phoenixville) presents The Providence Chamber Orchestra, its resident ensemble, in concert on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 4 p.m. Performed will be Egmont Overture, Op. 84a and Symphony No. 1 in C, Op. 21 by Ludwig van Beethoven and Concerto for Two Violins in D minor (BWV 1043) by Johann Sebastian Bach.

    St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church |

  • News

    SEI Investments presents Upper Providence Police with motorcycle

    SEI Investments announced its support for the Upper Providence Police Department (UPPD) and its first motor unit, and presented a motorcycle provided by SEI, as part of its ongoing community engagement efforts.


  • News

    Misericordia University SLP research team presents two research studies at Fall Voice Conference

    A Misericordia University faculty-student research team in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology recently presented two research studies at The 2015 Fall Voice Conference in Pittsburgh in October.

    Misericordia University |

  • News

    Schwenksville Elementary students pledge to live drug free during Red Ribbon Week

    During the week of Oct. 26 to Oct. 30, Schwenksville Elementary School students and staff showed their personal commitment to a drug free lifestyle by celebrating Red Ribbon Week! Schwenksville students and staff recognized Red Ribbon Week by participating in spirit days, kicking off the week by wearing red and signing a pledge to be drug free. The mission of the Red Ribbon Campaign is to present a unified and visible commitment towards the creation of a drug free America.


  • News

    Schwenksville Elementary collects food to feed community

    Thanks to the generosity of staff, students and families, Schwenksville Elementary was able to collect and deliver several boxes and bags of food to the Daily Bread Community Food Pantry! The volunteers at the pantry were very thankful to receive our donations.


  • Columns

    Think About It: The point of a pen

    “Write out 1,000 things for which you are thankful.” - Ann Voskamp

    Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Kahlua (dog) Kahlua is a small and sweet four year old Chihuahua/Miniature Pinscher weighing about eight pounds. She enjoys being by your side and following you through your daily routine. She loves a good back rub and will give out kisses on command. Kahlua loves playing fetch with her favorite toys but also must be the only pet in the home and would prefer an adult home. For more information on Kahlua and all the dogs and cats we have for adoption, please visit our website at...


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