Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The girl was hit near Gotwals Elementary, but was not seriously injured according to authorities.
According to The Times Herald, a 9-year-old girl ran into traffic and was hit by a school van early Wednesday morning in the 800 block of Swede Street near Gotwals Elementary. The girl reportedly suffered a scratch and a bump on the head and complained of pain in her leg. She was taken to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for treatment of her injuries. Authorities alerted her parents and say the injuries weren't serious. Read more about the incident here.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Sean McCullough, accused of having an improper sexual relation with a student, is asking a judge to review the charges and possibly dismiss the case for insufficient evidence.
According to The Mercury, former Methacton High School teacher Sean Michael McCullough, has filed papers in Montgomery County Court for a judge to review charges of an inappropriate relationship with a former student. McCullough’s lawyer, Stephen Geday, reportedly claimed that the statements allegedly given to police by his client are not admissible due to coercion and undue influence. McCullough is requesting that should insufficient evidence be presented, the charges should be dismissed. McCullough is facing several charges related to his alleged relationship with the then 17-year-old girl including corruption of a minor, solicitation of child pornography and criminal use of communication facility. All charges were upheld against …
Friday, September 21, 2012
The former Methacton High School teacher is charged with engaging in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student.
According to The Times Herald, 43-year-old Sean Michael McCullough pleaded not guilty to charges of possession of child pornography, endangering the welfare of a child, corruption of a minor and criminal use of a communication in connection with his alleged sexual relationship with a former student that began when the girl was 17. The former Methacton High School teacher reportedly admitted to authorities back in August that he and the girl engaged in a myriad of intimate activities including "sex chats through emails, text messages and Facebook messages, mutual masturbation, exchanging of nude photographs, kissing and fondling each other." McCullough is currently free on bail and awaiting trial. Read more about the case here. --- Related …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Sean McCullough is facing criminal charges stemming from a sexual relationship he allegedly had with a 17-year-old student over text and Facebook.
All charges were upheld against former Methacton High School teacher Sean McCullough in a preliminary hearing before District Judge Cathleen Kelly Rebar on Thursday, Aug. 29. McCullough, of the 100 block of Hunsicker Drive in Collegeville, faces several criminal charges including one count of Solicitation of Child Pornography, as was included by Montgomery County assistant district attorney Samantha Cauffman, captain of the District Attorney's Sex Crimes Unit, at the onset of the preliminary hearing. The Corruption of Minors charge was reduced to a first-degree misdemeanor due to the time-period during which the charge would have applied. McCullough, 43, has been accused of an inappropriate relationship of a sexual nature with a former …
Friday, August 17, 2012
Forty three-year-old Sean Michael McCullough reportedly told authorities he engaged in sexual-related activity with a 17-year-old female student who graduated in 2010.
According to The Times Herald, Sean Michael McCullough, the 43-year-old Methacton High School teacher who was arrested earlier today, has admitted to having a sexual relationship with a student at the high school that began in 2009 when she was 17. McCullough was arraigned Thursday, Aug. 16 on charges of corruption of a minor, endangering the welfare of a child, possession of child pornography and criminal use of a communication facility. He was remanded to Montgomery County Correctional Facility and bail was set at $50,000. "The safety and well-being of our students is our primary concern at all times. The district moved quickly to place this individual on administrative leave and is cooperating fully with the Montgomery County District …
Friday, December 2, 2011
The child was not arrested.
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Friday, December 2, 2011
According to The Times Herald, a 7-year-old Conshohocken boy brought a 12-inch bread knife onto a Norristown school bus on Thursday. No one was injured and police don't believe the boy intended to harm anyone. According to the report, another student on the bus saw the knife and told the bus driver. Officers met the bus at Johnson Highway and Chain Street took custody of the knife. The boy was not arrested. “No one was assaulted or threatened,” Police Chief Russell Bono told The Herald. Read more about the incident on The Times Herald's website.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Witnesses say the victim and suspect appeared to be talking in a friendly manner before the shooting.
Norristown Police and Montgomery County Detectives are currently investigating a shooting that has left a teen girl dead. The Times Herald has identified the victim as 16-year-old Dominique Devlin, a resident of Norristown. Montgomery County Dispatch received a call one minute after midnight last night for the shooting that occurred in an alley on East Basin Street between DeKalb and Green streets. Witnesses on the scene spoke to Norristown Patch and described details of the scene before the shooting, but asked not to be identified. According to witnesses, the victim was speaking in a friendly manner with a stocky, black male who appeared to be in his early to late 20s. The two were seen leaning against a parked car and talking sometime …
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
The program will give high-achieving, low-income students a chance to study at Bryn Mawr College.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
According a release from Montgomery County Community College, the recent award of a three-year, $400,000 Community College Transfer Initiative (CCTI) grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation creates the pathway for high-achieving, low-income community college students from MCCC and the Community College of Philadelphia to transfer to Bryn Mawr College to complete their baccalaureate degrees. “Over the years, Montgomery County Community College has been sending a steady stream of its graduates to Bryn Mawr College, primarily to its Katharine McBride Scholars program for non-traditional age students, but also traditional-age transfer students and graduates from its honors program,” said MCCC’s Director of Equity and Diversity Rose Makofske…
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Students will now be able to transfer credits more easily between the two institutions.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
According to a release issued by the schools, Montgomery County Community College and Eastern University recently entered into a dual admissions transfer agreement. Under the agreement, MCCC students with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher who graduate with an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree, or an Associate of Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice or Human Services are eligible for the partnership program. With the signing of the agreement, MCCC now has 22 core-to-core transfer agreements with four-year institutions. “These transfer agreements are important to support our completion initiative,” said Dr. Karen A. Stout, president of MCCC. “A recent comprehensive transfer study revealed that our students who…