Sunday, April 14, 2013
Don't curbside that television. Take it to Cheltenham.
Since an official ban on electronic disposal in Montgomery County earlier this year, residents of the county cannot just dump items in the trash. Leaving a television, for example, curbside won't help you. The garbage man can't take it away. Instead, you are asked to visit occasional drop-off days in various locations. The county suggests you stop by one convenient to your home. However, many homeowners might be too anxious to wait. Then what? Where can you dispose of electronics in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania? One spot can help. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), there is only one place that can. Cheltenham Township Cheltenham Township Public Works Facility 8101 Old York Rd. Elkins Park, PA …
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Eagles will break in the new track with a home meet against Cheltenham on March 22.
It's an event more than two decades in the making. Norristown Area High School will be celebrating its first home track meet in over 20 years on March 22. Norristown Varsity Track will take on Cheltenham High School at 3:30 p.m. This historic event will kick off at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Ron "Ronnie" Livers. Livers, a Class of 1973 alum, is one of Norristown’s most recognized track superstars. The Montgomery County Sports Hall of Famer was the two-time PIAA triple jump champion in 1972 and 1973 and took the 1973 high jump crown. His 1973 triple jump performance was good for the National championship. At San Jose University, Livers was a three-time NCAA triple jump champion and set records for best triple jump and high jump in the same …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Steve Tolliver, of Cheltenham, and Gail Weilheimer, of Abington, are being recommended by a Democratic committee to be that party's candidates for the county Court of Common Pleas this election season.
The Montgomery County Democratic Committee (MCDC) announced its recommendations on Wednesday for candidates for Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas in the 2013 election. A judicial screening committee has selected Steve Tolliver, of Cheltenham, and Gail Weilheimer, of Abington, as potential party candidates. The candidates are expected to be officially endorsed at the county's endorsement convention on Feb. 28. Despite the recommendations, the MCDC welcomes all potential candidates to attend either the Feb 21. County Party Executive Committee meeting or the Feb. 28 convention to present their qualifications and request consideration for party endorsement. "Time and again the process of appointing a screening committee to interview …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Assistant coach sent for stitches after Norristown/Cheltenham post-game fight erupts in the hallway.
As the Norristown High School's boys basketball game ended in Cheltenham, the battle on the court was soon taken out into the hallway. The result was an assistant coach from Norristown heading to the hospital for stitches. Norristown, which had already captured the Suburban One title, won the game 59-38. As the players returned to the locker room, things got physical out in the hall, according to a report in The Times Herald. According to the report, the fans of Cheltenham came after players and coaches on the Norristown team. It was unclear who precisely conducted any assualt, but Norristown Assistant Coach Greg Bates was reportedly taken to Chestnut Hill Hospital for stitches as a result. Cheltenham Coach Brian Johnson and Norristown …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
An outage at a Hatboro Verizon center has temporarily blocked subscribers from calling Montgomery County 911
According to a Pottstown Mercury Facebook post, Verizon Mobile customers are without access to Montgomery County 911. The outage affects about seven municipalities, according to PhillyBurbs: Hatboro, Upper and Lower Moreland, Upper Dublin, Horsham, Abington and Cheltenham. Due to an outage at a Verizon central office in Hatboro at around 8 a.m., customers will be temporarily unable to contact the 911 call center and are instead advised to contact their local police department for emergency assistance. Over in Bucks County at around 8 a.m., the 911 system there was out of service due to maintenance. Those needing emergency assistance were advised to call area police agencies. The Bucks County 911 system, which was not associated with the …
Saturday, May 7, 2011
Cheltenham beat Norristown in boys' varsity lacrosse, 12-7.
According to Norritown Area High School Boys' Varsity Lacrosse Coach Jef Calhoun, the Eagles traveled to Cheltenham on Friday and lost to the Panthers, 12-7. Scoring for Norristown were Sean Calhoun with 3 goals and 1 assist, Jake Naseef with 3 goals and 1 assist and Kristain Angelucci with 1 goal. The Eagles take it on the road again on Monday, May 9, to battle Springfield High at 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 16, 2011
The Eagles traveled to Cheltenham and beat the Panthers 13-0 in 5 innings.
According to Norristown High Softball Coach Jon Kandrick, the Eagles traveled to Cheltenham on Friday and defeated the Panthers, 13-0 in 5 innings thanks to a beautiful pitching gem by sophomore Sara Rosetti. Rosetti pitched a complete game with a 2 hit shutout, striking out 7 and only facing 18 batters. Leading the offense for Norristown was Sammi Kidd with 3 hits (2 triples) and Gwyn Botley and Gabbie Berry (1 triple) with 2 hits apiece. Also collecting 1 hit each were Julia Santoro, Gina Pellechio, Sara Rosetti, and Taylor Copestick (1 triple). Kidd continues to shine in the outfield with multiple put outs on defense. Norristown Softball is back in action on Tuesday, April 19 at 3:30 at home against Upper Moreland. Norristown: Rosetti/…
Friday, April 15, 2011
The Eagles hosted the Panthers Thursday and lost to the visitors in overtime by a point.
According to Norristown Boys' Lacrosse Coach Jeff Calhoun, the Eagles hosted Cheltenham in a nail biter that went into overtime Thursday. The Panthers eventually scratched out a win, beating Norristown 15-14. Sean Calhoun had five goals and two assists, Jake Naseef had three goals and two assists, Justin Roccia had three goals, Jake Harris had one goal and one assist, and Kristian Angelucci and Eric Slyvester scored one goal each for Norristown. Cheltenham scorers included McCann with five goals and one assist, Henstenburg with three goals, Schaffer with two goals and one assist, Neiderriter with two goals, and Katz and Chossfield with one goal each. The boys face off against Plymouth-Whitemarsh at home on Monday, April 18, at 3:30 p.m.