Monday, December 17, 2012
A student miming a gun with an umbrella briefly causes a panic.
Upper Dublin High School was placed under lockdown during first period classes Monday morning following a report of a possibly armed subject at the school. Upper Dublin Police said four male students were being held for questioning by detectives after they were seen in a hallway on school security cameras with what appeared to be a "long gun" slung over one of their shoulders. Upper Dublin School District Superintendent Michael Pladus told parents in an email message that a "suspicious incident" had turned out to be "a student with an umbrella." A police officer at the scene told Patch that one of the students at the school had been holding an umbrella in a gun-like manner and had been pretending to "shoot" it. An Upper Dublin Police …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
The values and the vision for this country are reasons why President Obama is running for second term.
More than 1,500 people were fired up on Thursday to see First Lady Michelle Obama at the Upper Dublin High School gymnasium. Dan Siegel, the Montgomery County regional field director for Obama's re-election campaign, told the audience that in 2009, his mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. He said they were lucky to have full health insurance to cover to costs of her medical expenses. However, he added that the Affordable Care Act, passed by President Obama, means his mother's illness will never be considered a pre-existing condition and cannot be grounds for denial of health coverage. Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro said he and his wife spent time at the White House and were surprised by how much the President and First …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Tickets will be available beginning Tuesday at noon.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
First Lady Michelle Obama will be at Upper Dublin High School on Thursday, August 9, as part of the Obama 2012 campaign. As part of the campaign’s new It Takes One effort, the First Lady will speak on what’s at stake in this election for Pennsylvania’s as well as encourage the growth of the grassroots network. The event begins at 4 p.m. at the Upper Dublin High School. The event is free to the public, but tickets are required. Tickets are available beginning Tuesday, August 7 at noon at these locations in Montgomery County: Organizing for America – Bristol 414 Mill St. Bristol, PA 19007 Organizing for America – Elkins Park 8120 Old York Rd. Unit 4 Elkins Park, PA 19027 Organizing for America – Media 340 W. Baltimore Ave. Media, PA 19063 …