Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Kiddie Academy of Collegeville, Perkiomen Valley Middle School, Evergreen Elementary, Flanagan's Preschool and more inspected in April.
The Montgomery County Health Department in April conducted inspections of food-service establishments in the Perkiomen Valley area. 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. Perkiomen Lower Frederick Schwenksville Trappe
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Wawa, Dunkin Donuts, Ortino's Restaurant, Mal's American Diner, Capt'n Chucky's and more inspected in March.
The Montgomery County Health Department in March conducted inspections of food-service establishments in the Perkiomen Valley area. 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 Frederick Perkiomen Schwenksville Skippack Trappe
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Allegedly attempted to sell duffel bag full of marijuana to undercover detective
A Perkiomen Township man is facing felony drug charges following his arrest during a sting operation last week. Authorities allege that Hassan Elghawy, of the 100 block of Bridge Street in the Graterford section of Perkiomen, and another man tried to sell seven pounds of marijuana to an undercover detective. According to court documents, Elghawy and Omar Nasser Ahmed, of Toms River, NJ, met with undercover Montgomery County Detective Vincent Fuentes near the Rocco's Brick Oven Pizzeria on Route 29 in Collegeville at about 9:30 p.m. on July 24. In his affadavit, Fuentes stated that he had arranged to meet the pair in order to purchase five pounds of marijuana for $20,000 in cash. Elghawy and Ahmed arrived at the meeting site in separate …
Monday, June 18, 2012
Identity theft in Salford; DUIs in Perkiomenville and Collegeville
The following items include information provided by the Skippack Barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police. Arrests, where they are mentioned, do not indicate conviction. Identity Theft State Police are investigating the identity theft of a 36-year-old Telford woman. According to the report, the victim's identifying information was fraudulently obtained, then used to make purchases at a location on Ridge Road in Salford Township at midnight on June 10. Royersford Man Charged With DUI A Royersford man has been charged with DUI, following a traffic stop at the intersection of Walnut Street and Main Street in Limerick Township. According to the police report, 35-year-old Jarred Haines was stopped by police for erratic driving around 12:30 a.m…
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Thefts in Lower Frederick and Trappe; DUI in Graterford
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, June 14, 2012
The following items include information provided by the Skippack Barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police. Arrests, where they are mentioned, do not indicate conviction. Woman arrested after allegedly pawning stolen goods Pennsylvania State Police arrested a 28-year-old woman in connection with residential burglary in Lower Frederick Township on Saturday, June 9. Brittany Leizerowicz allegedly broke the glass pane of the entry door to the home on Main Street and removed two flat-screen televisions, an XBOX 360 with accessories, and other miscellaneous items. Police said the items were recovered from an area pawn shop and that Leizerowicz confessed to the crime. She was being held at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility on $7,000 …
Friday, June 8, 2012
Driven off edge of Gravel Pike in Rahns
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, June 8, 2012
Police are seeking an unidentified person who drove a 2006 Saturn Vue off the edge of a road in Perkiomen Township and then abandoned the vehicle. The incident occurred at about 7:42 p.m. on Thursday evening on Gravel Pike in Rahns, near the intersection with Iron Bridge Drive. Police said the driver fled the scene on foot, traveling northbound on Gravel Pike. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Skippack Barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police at 610-584-1250 and to reference incident K03-1856127.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Perkiomen Township Community Day
Saturday June 2nd, Perkiomen Township held its community day. With free food and games, it was a big success. Tons of families from the community came out to enjoy a fun day in the sun and to listen to the big band.
Friday, June 3, 2011
Home's occupants are safe.
A blaze that gutted a carriage home at 630 Bridge St.--and damaged the neighboring 631 Bridge St.--in Perkiomen Township on Friday will be ruled accidental, according to Fire Marshal John Moran Sr. No one from either residence was home at the time. The fire originated outside house at the corner of the deck, Moran said. Although officials cannot--with 100 percent certainty--trace the fire's start to this incident, one of the home's three residents said she was smoking outside before she left for work around 4 p.m. Friday, Moran reported. Fire crews responded to the scene shortly before 5:30 p.m. after receiving calls from neighbors who spotted smoke pouring from the residence. None of the occupants were home at the time; a neighbor rescued…
Friday, February 11, 2011
PECO spokesperson advises public on course of action in case of a natural gas problem.
PECO workers clamped a gas leak in the 600 block of Stewart Avenue in Collegeville at 9:05 a.m. Friday. There were no reported injuries, and the leak was not in any homes in the area. According to PECO spokesperson Ben Armstrong, “an underground electric cable faulted and caused damage to natural gas main, because of this we proactively stopped electric service to 19 customers along Stewart Avenue.” Those homes were without electricity throughout the morning; crews worked on the scene to have power restored by this afternoon, Armstrong said. “Gas service was not impacted,” Armstrong said. PECO workers dug in front resident Pam Mahoney’s house in order to reach the leak. Mahoney said she was getting ready to leave for work this morning when…
Thursday, February 10, 2011
There's still time to hit a shop for a great gift
Welcome to Patch Picks, a weekly feature highlighting editor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off and more. Stuck on where to go for your significant other's Valentine's Day gift? Check out our list of local suggestions. Pssst, you out-and-proud single readers, feel free to check out these places to get a little something for yourself or a dear friend. Want to suggest a list? Submit your idea in the comment box. • Sharp Unique Gifts for Men, Skippack • Trappe Book Center, Trappe • Ott's, Perkiomen • Wine and Spirits Shop, Schwenksville • Spa Le Jardin, Collegeville