Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Officer Nick was officially retired at a Plymouth Township Council meeting on Monday night.
"He's where he belongs," said Lynsay Fox. That was the significance of Monday night, when fallen Plymouth Police officer Bradley Fox's K-9 partner, Nick, was officially retired and transferred to Fox's wife and child at a Plymouth Township Council meeting. That in such a tragic event, where so much is as it shouldn't be, at least one thing can be made right. That Lynsay, daughter Kadence, and a second child due next year, will have a small part of their husband and father to be with them through the years. To greet them in the morning with tail wagging, and to investigate bumps in the night. Nick's retirement was several months in the making. Since Nick, a Belgian Malinois, was paid for with a grant from the Department of Homeland Security…
Friday, July 13, 2012
After 42 years as a police officer - 30 years as chief of Montgomery Township Police - Richard Brady arrived for his last shift Thursday morning.
Here's a story of a chief named Brady. Richard Bady was a Norristown boy, who went on to serve his country in Vietnam. He raised two children, and is now a grandfather to five. Brady worked his way up through the ranks of Montgomery Township Police beginning in 1970, when there were only seven officers on the force. He saw the force double, triple, quadruple and surge in size. He brought on new technologies and kept the department as a top-notch, high-class institution. Brady was there to see his training officer, David Hancock, killed in the line of duty. He was there to pick up the pieces and solve the crime. Now, 42 years later – spending his entire police career at Montgomery Township, 30 of them as chief – Brady hung up the holster …
Thursday, December 22, 2011
The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners recognized the recently retired Lansdale Catholic football coach for his 44 years of service.
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Coach Jim Algeo was honored by the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday with a resolution recognizing his "44 years of dedicated service to the students of Lansdale Catholic High School." Algeo retired in November after a 53-year coaching career, the last 44 of them at Lansdale Catholic. Asked by Commissioner James Matthews what he had learned from his student players over the years, Algeo spoke of his 1971 Lansdale Catholic team, which he said had started the season with three consecutive losses but returned to practice each succeeding Monday more determined to win than before. "You can always work harder to make yourself better," Algeo said. The full text of the Commissioners' resolution follows. WHEREAS…