Monday, April 29, 2013
Residents will have a chance to meet the candidates for Norristown Municipal Council and Norristown Area School Board Monday night at Theatre Horizon.
Join voters and Norristown residents Monday night at Theatre Horizon for a "Meet the Candidates" forum. Voters will have an opportunity to meet and hear from those running in the primary election for Norristown Municipal Council and Norristown Area School Board. The forum is being held at 6:30 p.m. at Theatre Horizon, 401 DeKalb St. in Norristown. The primaries for the Nov. 5 election are being held on May 21 and there are quite a few seats up for grabs. Candidates invited to the forum include: Running for At-Large Council Seat Running for Ward 1 Council Seat Running for Ward 3 Council Seat Running for Norristown Area School Board May 14 – Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot. May 17 – Last day for County Board of Elections to …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Come out to Theatre Horizon this Monday and meet the candidates for several local Norristown seats in this election.
The primaries for the Nov. 5 election are being held on May 21 and there are quite a few seats up for grabs, both on council and on the school board. Norristown resident Mary Ellen DiGregorio has organized a "Meet the Candidates" forum to give voters a chance to meet and hear from those running in the primary. The forum is being held at 6:30 p.m. this Monday at Theatre Horizon, 401 DeKalb St. in Norristown. Candidates invited to the forum include: Running for At-Large Council Seat Running for Ward 1 Council Seat Running for Ward 3 Council Seat Running for Norristown Area School Board May 14 – Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot. May 17 – Last day for County Board of …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Citizens for a Better Norristown aims to encourage and support average citizens with little political experience who want to run for office in Norristown, East Norriton and West Norriton.
More the three dozen residents turned out for a reception at the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library on Monday evening hosted by grassroots political group Citizens for a Better Norristown (CBN). According to members of the group, the aim of the evening was to introduce average citizens to the political process and encourage residents to run for local office. "We want to see good, quality people in office," said John Milligan, an executive committee member of CBN. This election season, the organization hopes to identify and support candidates, increase voter participation and educate voters. Speakers for the Monday evening program included West Norriton Commissioner Brian Kennedy, East Norriton Supervisor John Zurzola, Former …
Monday, February 4, 2013
The local group is holding a reception at the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library tonight for residents who may be interested in running for office. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Citizens for a Better Norristown is holding a reception at the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library on Feb. 4.
Sunday, January 27
Norristown Patch received the following release from Citizens for a Better Norristown: Citizens for a Better Norristown (CBN) is holding a reception to encourage local citizens to get involved in the local political process or consider running for local government office. The reception is being held on Monday, Feb. 4, at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library, 1001 Powell Street. There are several local offices up for election this year. Norristown has two at-large council seats and certain district council seats up for election. The Norristown Area School Board has four seats up for election and other offices will be contested. East and West Norriton Townships have Supervisor/Commissioner and …
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
The $48 million county radio upgrade proposal may be voted on as early as September.
Due to a communication re-banding mandate by the Federal Trade Commission, Montgomery County commissioners are currently deciding what needs to be done in order to comply with the new federal regulations. One proposal being considered is a $48 million upgrade of the county's public safety radio system, though Commissioner Bruce Castor believes that expense is not necessary to bring the system into compliance. "We can put our radio system into compliance with the new federal guidelines at no cost to the county, then revisit the issue of upgrading the entire system when county finances improve," said Castor, a Republican, in a press release issued last week by his campaign. According to the Castor-Brown campaign, a full upgrade is not …
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Dancing and Democratic barbecues are just a couple of the fun things on our list of upcoming events.
Looking for something fun and entertaining to do this week? Our calendar is full of local and regional activities and events to stave off summer boredom for you and your family. Enjoy! Games Around the World Where/When: Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library, 1001 Powell St., Norristown; July 14, 1 to 4 p.m. Why go: For children ages 5 and up, drop in and enjoy games from other countries, including a life-sized game board. Price: Free Bicentennial History Committee Meeting Where/When: Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 Dekalb St., Norristown; July 14, 7 p.m. Why go: If you want to get involved in Norristown’s Bicentennial History Committee, join the group at its next meeting tonight. Price: Free Dance Party Through …