Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Refreshments, entertainment and prizes will be provided on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.
State representatives Marcy Toepel and Mike Vereb invite local families to attend their joint Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon on the Skippack Creek. The event will be held on Skippack Creek Road near the horse trailer parking lot, according to Toepel. Fishermen under the age of 15 do not require a license. Those 16 and older do require a license. Entertainment and refreshments will be provided at the free event, and several prizes will be distributed, including a grand prize of four tickets and a parking pass for the Philadelphia Phillies v. the Cincinnati Reds on May 17.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The meeting will be held at the Lower Providence Township Building in Eagleville on Tuesday night.
Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Vereb will hold a local mental health forum tonight at the Lower Providence Township building beginning at 6 p.m. “With mental health issues at the forefront of concern across the nation, I wanted to bring the community together to hold a discussion with regional and state mental health experts regarding current events, news and topics related to mental health, human behavior and psychology,” said Vereb. Mental Health Forum participants include former Sen. Joe Rocks, chief executive officer of Northwestern Human Services; Nancy Wieman, deputy director of Montgomery County Board of Health; Carol Caruso, executive director of National Alliance on Mental Illness in Montgomery County; as well as local …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Officials were on hand to cut the ribbon - and an over-sized loaf of bread - on Friday afternoon.
Local officials joined Collegeville Italian Bakery staff and customers to celebrate the new dining room addition, which will now let fans of the bustling deli enjoy their sandwiches on site. Co-owners Patrizia and Steve Carcarey, a husband-and-wife team, started working to expand the deli in September, after Enterprise Rent-A-Car, formerly in the dining room space, moved across the Perkiomen Bridge into Collegeville. “From the painters, to the tile, to the contractors – Patrizia and I appreciate everybody’s help to make our dream happen,” said Steve Carcarey, addressing the crowd. State Senator John Rafferty and State Representative Mike Vereb were on hand to help cut the ribbon – and a loaf of bread – to celebrate the occasion. Trappe …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
LPVRSA sends letter to officials asking them to back off sewer interceptor project
The Lower Perkiomen Valley Regional Sewer Authority (LPVRSA) is sending a letter to elected officials in the area – and statewide – asking them to stop interfering with the proposed interceptor project, according to Perkiomen Township Supervisor Richard Kratz. Kratz is the Perkiomen Township representative to the LPVRSA, which provides wastewater treatment to Lower Providence, Upper Providence, Perkiomen and Skippack Townships, and Collegeville and Trappe Boroughs. “Outsiders are trying to get involved in this and be helpful,” Kratz said during the meeting August 7 Perkiomen Township Board of Supervisors meeting. “All it does is cause more confusion than we already have.” The letter, which was obtained on Tuesday exclusively by the …