Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Alexander, born in Pottstown, leaves family in Collegeville, Royersford, Audubon and Mont Clare.
Wednesday, March 27
Joan M. Alexander, age 59, of Royersford, PA died Sunday, March 24, 2013 in her home. Born in Pottstown, she was a daughter of the late Charles A. and Josephine (Mazur) Alexander. Joan was a graduate of the Spring-Ford High School. She worked as a dental assistant for several years. She also worked as a clerk for several District Justices in the area. She enjoyed live music and attending jewelry making classes. Joan had a great sense of humor she loved to use with all of her nieces and nephews. She was also a animal lover. Joan is survived by four siblings: Bobbie Alexander, of Collegeville, PA; Charlene A. Feroe, of Royersford, PA; Joseph C., husband of Ann (Reifsnyder) Alexander, of Audubon, PA; Patricia Alexander, of Mont Clare, …
Monday, March 18, 2013
How did your favorites fair during their February health inspections?
The Montgomery County Health Department in February conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Lower Providence Township. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report. LOWER PROVIDENCE AUDUBON COLLEGEVILLE EAGLEVILLE TROOPER
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Fire investigators remained at the scene Saturday night. Employees evacuating the building believed the fire began in the building's furnace.
A fire destroyed the Valley Forge Beef & Ale restaurant on Trooper Road in Audubon on Saturday. The 18 customers and five employees in the restaurant at the time the fire started early Saturday afternoon reported hearing an explosion in the basement that "made the first floor rock," according to a statement sent to the media by Lower Providence Township on Saturday night. For the full story, including updated bulletins, visit Lower Providence Patch.
Monday, November 12, 2012
A town hall meeting on the merger is scheduled for Monday evening.
A merger is in the works between the Philadelphia Area YMCA and the Freedom Valley YMCA; however, not everyone is pleased about the prospect or the process. Both YMCA boards have voted to approve the merger and members recently received letters explaining the deal and how members can vote. The Y is holding a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, at the Spring Valley YMCA on Linfield-Trappe Road in Limerick. This town hall comes in advance of the vote, which is scheduled to happen at Chadwick's Restaurant in Audubon on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. Philadelphia Area YMCA CEO John Flynn told Patch in a phone interview that the merger came about as the two organizations began working more closely together. "We realized that we could …
Friday, August 10, 2012
The bat was found near the 2800 Block of Egypt Road in Audubon, on Aug. 8.
A bat at the 2800 Block of Egypt Road in Audubon has tested positive for rabbies, according to an announcement on the Lower Providence Township website. The announcement was issued through the Montgomery County Health Department. The bat tested positive on Aug. 8. Per the announcement: Anyone that has been bitten or scratched or has had saliva exposure by a bat must recieve treatment to prevent this fatal disease. If you, someone in your household, or any of your pets have possibly had contact with a bat or any other stray or wild animal, immediately call the Montgomery County Health Department, Division of Communicable Disease Control at 610-278-5117. Rabies is a viral disease that infects the central nervous system, causes inflammation …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners will hold their biweekly meeting tonight in Audubon instead of Thursday at One Montgomery Plaza.
The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners meets again today, Wednesday, June 6, at 6 p.m. at the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove in Audubon. Normaly the board meets at 10 a.m. on Thursday's in the Commissioners’ Board Room on the 8th floor of One Montgomery Plaza, but the commissioners are hoping to reach a new audience and bring government a little closer to the people. “We promised to make our government more accessible, more transparent, and more people-friendly,” said Board Chair Josh Shapiro in a release. “One of the ways we plan to do this is to hold periodic meetings of the board throughout the county so that residents, who normally cannot make a weekday meeting, will be able to attend a meeting.” Mill Grove is at 1201…