Saturday, November 24, 2012
Patch photographer Kristen McMaster-Heffintrayer snaps photos of shoppers throughout Montco on Black Friday.
As shoppers throughout Montgomery County hit stores in the hopes of landing a few good deals, Patch photographer Kristen McMaster-Heffintrayer followed behind to capture all the sights Black Friday had to offer. Do you take any photos while you were out shopping? Add them to our gallery!
Monday, October 1, 2012
An Allentown man was added to the list of defendants in 'Operation Hard Target' – a sophisticated theft ring that allegedly defrauded Target stores throughout Pennsylvania of more than $20,000.
Chance Cameron, of Allentown, was the third man arrested for his alleged involvement in a sophisticated theft ring, in which suspects are accused of affixing lower-priced UPC labels to higher-priced products to defraud Target stores and selling the products online for profit, according to the Montgomery County District Attorney's office. Cameron's arrest was announced when one of the other defendants in "Operation Hard Target," Eugene Joseph Romano of Center Valley, Pa., appeared in a Montgomery County court room last week. According to a complaint filed in District Court 38-1-03, Romano 34, and Cameron, 35, have been charged along with Damian Gasdaska of Phillipsburg, NJ, with committing 46 individual retail thefts at Target Stores in …
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
We've scoured the web and compared the major circulars to find you some great savings.
It’s no secret that school districts around the country are dealing with dwindling budgets. As a result, the onus has fallen to parents in recent years to stock their child’s desks and classrooms with the tools and supplies they’ll need for the coming school year. These requirements can include things from essentials like pencils and erasers to calculators and ink cartridges. Your child’s school probably sent home a required school-supply list at the end of last school year, or mailed one to you over the summer. If not, contact your school, or use this basic checklist as a guide. At Patch, we’ve scoured websites and compared store ads to map out the deals, in an effort to save you time and money. What supplies are on your child’s required…
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
The annual event features the cuisine and culture of countries around the globe.
The more than 2,000 students at Montgomery County Community College will represent about 35 nations at the second annual International Festival Wednesday, April 20, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Central Campus in Blue Bell. If last year is any indication, you will find International Club President Gillian Nel wherever Turkish zucchini pancakes are being served. They were “absolutely delicious,” Nel said in an email interview. “I will admit I was hanging around that table for a while.” The cuisine, arts and other cultural aspects of South Africa, Vietnam, Korea, Nigeria, Congo, Colombia, Brazil and Iran—to name a few, Nel said—will be available for the tasting, literally and metaphorically. Literally: Several ethnic restaurants will provide …