Friday, May 17, 2013
Ryan Sandor, 37, of the 400 block of Grove Street, was arrested after a traffic stop May 8 and taken into custody for failure to appear on loitering and prowling charges in Montgomery County court.
A Bridgeport man wanted on a Montgomery County warrant for failure to appear at a formal arraignment on a loitering and prowling charge was nabbed by Whitpain Township Police during a traffic stop, police said. Ryan Sandor, 37, of the 400 block of Grove Street, Bridgeport, was arrested at 7:43 p.m. May 8 after his vehicle was stopped for expired inspection, police said. Sandor was taken into custody without incident and later released to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, police said. Court records show Sandor was awaiting arraignment on a misdemeanor prowling charge and a summary trespassing charge from a January 2013 arrest in Lansdale Borough. Coincidentally, on the same date Sandor was nabbed by police, he was to be arraigned …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Paul Hinderliter, 44, of East Norriton, was arrested April 30 for public drunkenness, police said. He allegedly tried to open the manager's office at Wawa.
A drunken 44-year-old East Norriton man was arrested last month after he tried to enter the manager's office at Wawa, Whitpain Township Police said. Paul Hinderliter, 44, of the 2600 block of DeKalb Pike, East Norriton, was arrested April 30 for allegedly being drunk inside the Wawa at 1015 DeKalb Pike in Whitpain. Police were called to Wawa shortly before midnight after Hinderliter tried to open the manager's office, police said. When police arrived, Hinderliter was standing near the deli, visibly drunk, police said. He was arrested, charged and later released, police said. Subscribe to our free daily newsletter | Follow us on Facebook | Follow us @NorristownPatch See also:
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The grand opening celebration of Simply Twisted Frozen Yogurt will be held on Saturday, May 18.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
100th anniversary parade will be held on May 18.
Centre Square Fire Co. is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a year-long celebration. On May 18, the local Whitpain fire company will hold a 100th anniversary parade, beginning at the corner of Skippack and Penllyn-Blue Bell Pike and ending at the fire house, at 1298 Skippack Pike. The parade will begin at 11 a.m., but Skippack Pike will be shut down to traffic beginning at 10:30 a.m., from Narcissa Rd. to the intersection of Rt. 202/DeKalb Pike. Chief Lee Miller said he expects the parade to last approximately tow hours, but the road will be closed until the parade is complete. The parade will consist of over 50 fire apparatus, numerous high school marching bands, a couple Mummers string bands, classic cars and motorcycles, police and…
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Police from multiple jurisdictions quickly joined the pursuit, which eventually ended when the vehicle was stopped in Lower Providence.
A Whitpain man is facing numerous criminal charges after he allegedly led police on a late night vehicle chase from Whitemarsh to Lower Providence. On April 19 at 12:38 a.m., an officer from Whitpain Township saw a heavily damaged tan Chevy driving westbound on Skippack Pike. The vehicle had no working headlights, and parts of the vehicle were dragging in the roadway, according to the report. When the officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop, the driver reportedly waved an unknown object inside of the car and refused to pull over. Police from multiple jurisdictions quickly joined the pursuit, which eventually ended when the vehicle was stopped in Lower Providence. At the scene, the driver – identified as Michael Williams, 46, of the …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Clarence escaped from the parking lot at his veterinary clinic on the 1000 block of Dekalb Pike in Blue Bell. He's believed to be in Whitpain or Worcester.
Have you seen Clarence? He escaped on March 18 from the parking lot of a veterinary clinic along the 1000 block of Dekalb Pike in Blue Bell. His owner is deperately seeking his safe return to his home in Whitemarsh. He's described by his owner as follows: The owner told Patch that Clarence may have been seen repeatedly since March 30 near Whitpain Hills, Saint John's Church, the Mara Drive Development and Sunnybrook. The most recent sighting was on April 14 on Ashford Lane, west of Whitpain Hills, according to a witness. If you see Clarence, the owners asks that you attempt to feed him and call her immediately at 267-408-5396. Attempts to grab or approach him without food will most likely result in the car running away. For more …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The White House recently released the College Scorecard, which looks at loan repayment, costs, graduation rates and more.
After President Obama's State of the Union Address in February, the White House has released the College Scorecard. According to the WhiteHouse.gov website, "College Scorecards in the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center make it easier for you to search for a college that is a good fit for you." Montgomery County Community College According to the scorecard, in-state students pay a net price of $7,112 a year to attend MCCC, with campuses in Blue Bell and Pottstown. This is down 4.6% from the 2007 to 2009 costs and considered "low" on the scorecard's scale. Families typically borrow an average of $8,563 for the undergraduate study at MCCC, with student loan payments of approximately $98.54 a month …
Friday, March 29, 2013
More than 50 local restaurants inspected during the month of February.
The Montgomery County Health Department in February conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Norristown, East and West Norriton, Blue Bell, King of Prussia Plymouth Township and Lower Providence Township. February Health Inspections for Norristown Banh Mi Bar and Bistro, Hancock Elementary School, Lou's Sandwich Shop, Zachary's BBQ and more were inspected in Norristown in February. Click here to see more. February Health Inspections for East and West Norriton Lee’s Hoagie House, Wal-Mart, McDonald’s, and Starbucks were inspected in East and West Norriton during the month of February. Click here to see more. February Health Inspections for Blue Bell Burger King, China Star, PJ Whelihan’s Pub, Tigers II Family Restaurant and…
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
PJ Whelihans, Centre Square Diner, Burger King, Blue Bell Inn and more inspected in February.
The Montgomery County Health Department in February conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Whitpain Township. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Health inspections in January for Blue Bell.
The Montgomery County Health Department in December conducted inspections of food-service establishments in the Ambler area. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report. Whitpain