18 hrs ago
Stewart Middle School Spreads Holiday Spirit to Central Montgomery MH/MR
A group of students from Stewart Middle School in Norristown, dressed as elves and shepherded by officer Steve Sowell, their School Resource Officer , arrived at the Central Montgomery Mental Health/Mental Retardation Center on Wednesday to serve an annual holiday dinner to the community.
23 hrs ago
Dragon Boat Club Invites Community to 'Winter Wonderland at Riverfront Park'
The Norristown Dragon Boat Club invites the community to 'Winter Wonderland at Riverfront Park' on Saturday, Dec. 7, with a reading of "'Twas The Night Before Christmas" under Christmas lights, goodies to snack on, and more.
Norristown Police to Have Three New Vehicles
Norristown's municipal council approved a motion for the lease purchase of three new Norristown police vehicles at their Tuesday night meeting, voting for three Ford Explorers that will be marked as police vehicles.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Local College Students Launch New Cavern Productions
New Artists, New Audiences, A New Approach to Art. This is the motto of Philadelphia's newest entertainment group, New Cavern Productions .
Stabbing Victim Had Probation Warrant Out For His Arrest, Say Police
Norristown police officers arrived at West Marshall and Cherry Streets on Sunday evening in response to a stabbing report, and found that the victim had an active probation warrant for his arrest, say police.
Area Agencies Highlight Traffic Accident Hotspots For Older Drivers
To mark what is called Older Driver Safety Awareness Week , area agencies are putting out their lists of some of the more dangerous roads for those age 65 and older.
Don't Wait Too Long to Mail Holiday Packages and Cards
Written by Jennifer van der Kleut The holiday season is the busiest time of year for the good 'old post office.
Cardiac Rehab Coordinator Wanted: Who's Hiring Around the Norristown Area
Take a look at these local jobs in the Norristown area posted recently on Careerbuilder.com .
Montco Commissioners Usher in Holidays With Lighting Ceremony
Montgomery county Commissioners Leslie Richards, Joe Shapiro and Bruce Castor Jr. gathered with a cheerful crowd Monday night to light the county Christmas tree, a Hanukkah menorah and Kwanzaa kinara at the plaza level of the county courthouse in Norristown, facing Main Street.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Norristown Man Drives into Poles, Trashcans in Conshy While Drunk, Police Say
Whitemarsh Police arrested a Norristown man after he allegedly crashed into a row of trashcans, a township sign pole and a PECO utility pole on Sunday night.
Writer Michael Tolle Will Meet With Norristown Residents to Talk Norristown
Writer and blogger Michael Tolle, who authored the book "What Killed Downtown Norristown," will be in Norristown on Dec. 7 to talk about the municipality with residents at the Montgomery Hose Fire Company in Norristown, according to someone familiar with the event.
Hanes files same-sex marriage argument with state Supreme Court
NORRISTOWN Montgomery County Register of Wills D. Bruce Hanes filed arguments Monday asking the state Supreme Court to find Pennsylvania's same-sex marriage ban "patently unconstitutional."
Sun Dec 01, 2013
All About Jazz
INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Jaco Pastorius
"Jaco" was born John Francis Pastorius III, the first of three sons born to John Francis Pastorius II and Stephanie Katherine Haapala Pastorius.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Zachary's BBQ Brings Blues, Craft Brews and BBQ to Saturday Night
Zachary's BBQ Southern Comfort & Catering in Norristown is celebrating their monthly Chefsoul Saturdays this week, "Keepin' it Live & Local" with blues, brews from Prism Brewery, small batch bourbon and tasty small plates this Saturday from 9 p.m. to
Support Norristown Businesses on Small Business Saturday
Black Friday has marked the start of the holiday shopping season, with big deals from the big box stores and hours spent going from store to store at the mall; Small Business Saturday, in contrast, is a day to shop locally and discover nearby hidden gems while supporting the local business owner who may be your neighbor, or a new acquaintance.
Marshall Elementary Choir Chosen as B101 Christmas Contest Semifinalist
B101 radio chose Marshall Street Elementary School's fourth grade concert choir in West Norriton as one of the semi-finalists in their Christmas Choir Competition this year, out of schools in nine surrounding counties, according to a flyer made by Marshall music teacher Emily Buhlman.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
James Lee Shoemaker
He was born in Altoona, son of Charles C. and Mary C. Shoemaker. He married Ruby Marie Lindsey on Jan. 31, 1949, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg, and she passed away Sept.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Suspicious Package Report Led to Empty Tackle Box
A plastic tackle box left outside of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection office on Main Street on Wednesday was the subject of an investigation by Norristown police, who, along with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department, responded to a suspicious package report and determined that the box was empty, according to The Times ... (more)
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Montco Jail Escapee is Back Inside After Alleged Threats and Burglary, Say Police
A Philadelphia man who escaped from a Montgomery county prison has returned to that prison after Norristown police officers investigated a complaint that he broke into a Norristown home and threatened people inside, according to a police report.
Former Montco GOP boss charged with rape
The former chairman of Montgomery County's Republican Party has been arrested on charges that he drugged a female employee from his law firm last month then raped her while she was unconscious, prosecutors said.