Saturday, June 23, 2012
Not clear yet if it was an accidental fall or attempted suicide
Some Perkiomen Valley residents may have heard the sounds of sirens or a helicopter this early this evening. Emergency crews were responding to a call in Royersford. An unidentified adult male was reported to have fallen or jumped from a building at Fourth and Main streets in Royersford, according to emergency dispatch calls. Emergency crews thus far have delcined to comment. The man was reportedly on a second-story porch in the apartment building at that intersection in Royersford. It is unclear how the man fell. The victim was found bleeding from the face on the pavement. His breathing was short and shallow, but he was still alive, according to eyewitness reports. The call for medical assistance came in at 4:26 p.m. Royersford EMS crews …
Saturday, September 3, 2011
Some refute an AP report that states the NRC identified 27 nuclear reactors -- including Exelon Nuclear's Limerick Generating Station -- in the U.S. that might need upgrades to better withstand earthquakes.
Exelon Nuclear's Limerick Generating Station is among many plants across the country that could require an overhaul to make it safe in an earthquake, the Associated Press recently reported. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission believes 25 percent of the country's nuclear reactors may need modifications to make them safer, the AP stated. According to the AP report, the NRC identified 27 nuclear reactors across the country that might need upgrades to better withstand earthquakes. Included on the list are two reactors at Exelon Nuclear's Limerick Generating Station, and two reactors at the company’s Peach Bottom, York County, plant. According to another AP report, “The risk that an earthquake would cause a severe accident at a U.S. …
Saturday, March 5, 2011
Stroll the sidewalks and hit the outlet stores.
Timing is everything. Our new “Great Escape” feature missed the weeks when we were getting snowed in, so we can offer a few more ideas than “How to Go to the Bathroom Without the Kids Trying to Keep you Company.” Although PV Patch admits that escape could be the greatest—and most elusive—of all. So, with the temperature predicted to hover around 60 degrees today (please, please), Perkiomen Valley Patch encourages taking a walk—at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets in Limerick. Since the outdoor mall came to the area a few years ago, it’s been a must-go spot for the region. Nearby roads have been known to turn into parking lots in the early hours of Black Friday. Open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, the growing number of stores provides options…
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Check out the residences getting snapped up in the region.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Whether your house is on the market or you're thinking about it, check out the sale prices of other residences in the area. Royersford •217 N. 7th Ave. Three-story twin Four bedrooms, two bathrooms Basement, two-car garage Price: $195,000 Realtor: Kelly Real Estate Limerick •45 W. Cherry Lane One-and-a-half-story single Three bedrooms, two bathrooms Basement, three-car garage Price: $175,000 Realtor: RE/MAX 440-Skippack •143 Bayberry Drive Two-story single Four bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms Basement, two-car garage Price: $252,000 Realtor: Noble Real Estate LLC •108 Steinmetz Road Two-story single Three bedrooms, one bathroom Basement, one-car garage Price: $280,000 Realtor: Keller Williams