Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A pastor with New Millennium Life Restoration Fellowship was convicted today of fraudulently obtaining more than $6 million in home loans for properties in Schwenksville and Glenmoore.
A former Montgomery County pastor is facing up to 180 years in prison, after he was convicted of mortgage fraud earlier today in federal court. Michael Wilkerson, 47, of Pottstown, along with Denise Haines, 43, of Birdboro, were convicted of devising a scheme to defraud the former Chase Manhattan Bank by fraudulently obtaining $6 million in home loans for properties in Schwenksville and Glenmoore. Wilkerson, whose church – New Millennium Life Restoration Fellowship – has locations in Phoenixville and Spring City, recruited several of his congregants and their families to act as "straw purchasers" for a number of real estate transactions. So long as the congregants signed the loan documents and attended the property settlement, Wilkerson …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
"Cairo" and "Cash" were selected for the program from a no-kill shelter in Spring City.
Saturday, February 2
A pair of local pooches will hit the gridiron tomorrow to raise awareness for animal adoption. While the San Francisco 49'ers and the Baltimore Ravens do battle in Super Bowl XLVII, Animal Planet's ninth annual "Puppy Bowl" will air starting at 3:00 p.m. Sunday. Last year's installment of the increasingly popular football alternative, which plugs pet adoptions through the network's Petfinder.com rescue website, attracted a record 8.7 million viewers to the network. This year, WHYY Newsworks reports, the starting lineup will include "Cairo," a 5-month-old pit bull, and another pit-bull mix named "Cash." Both dogs came from the Greene Street Animal Rescue, which opened last year in Spring City. The shelter's administrators are hopeful that …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Runyan passed away on Jan. 7.
Tuesday, January 8
John A. Runyan, age 92, husband of Janet M. (Bertolet) Runyan, of Spring City, PA died Monday afternoon, January 7, 2013 in the Columbia Cottage Center, Collegeville, PA. The Cattermole-Klotzbach Funeral Home, 600 Washington Street, Royersford, PA is in charge of the arrangements. Additional information can be found by visiting www.RoyersfordFuneralHome.com.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Born in Conshohocken; worked at Philco Ford in Spring City; July 30
Monday, July 30, 2012
Dorothy E. (Rutter) Asbert, age 94, wife of the late Edward Asbert, of Collegeville, PA, died early Monday morning, July 30, 2012 in the Sanatoga Center, Pottstown, PA. Born in Conshohocken, PA, she was a daughter of the late George and Frances (McCann) Rutter. She worked at the Philco Ford in Spring City and the CPI plant in Valley Forge for many years. Mrs. Asbert enjoyed traveling with her husband for many years. Mrs. Asbert is survived by three children: Edward G., husband of Shirley Asbert, of Millsboro, DE; Dennis L., husband of Karen Asbert, of Royersford, PA; Linda J., wife of Richard Gentry, of Sicklerville, NJ; six grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Asbert was one of 7 …