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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Local Historic Homes Offer Holiday Tours & Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites invites the public to attend upcoming holiday events and tours hosted at its historic sites throughout the remainder of November and December. These events are family friendly ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Montgomery County “Code Blue” Extended to November 22, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Montgomery County Releases Proposed 2023 Budget and Capital Improvement Plan

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners have released the proposed 2023 Budget and Five-year Capital Improvement Plan. This budget continues the County’s commitment to the highest quality delivery of services to constituen...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for November 17 - 21, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a r...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Five Outstanding Projects and an Exceptional Advocate Receive 2022 Montgomery Awards

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Five outstanding projects and their creators and a dedicated advocate of promoting good planning and design through historic preservation, land conservation, and livable and walkable communities were honored yesterday at a Montgomery Awar...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Montgomery County to Host National Adoption Day Celebration

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NORRISTOWN, PA – National Adoption Day is a collective effort to raise awareness of children waiting to be adopted from foster care in the United States. More than 123,000 children in the United States foster care system are waiting to be adopte...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Green Lane Park Announces November Educational Programs

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GREEN LANE, PA – Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host three educational programs in November.

Holiday Craft WorkshopSaturday November 19, 2022, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.Participants can choose from several craft projects including a holiday centerpiec...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Virtual Public Meeting Scheduled for Input on County’s Hazard Mitigation Plan

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission is hosting a virtual webinar on the County’s hazard mitigation plan on Thursday, November 17, 2022, from 4 to 5 p.m. Meeting participants will hear a progress report on the 202...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: November 11, 2022

County Encourages Participation in Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

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NORRISTOWN, PA – November 12-20, 2022, is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, a national initiative to shine a spotlight on the problems of hunger and homelessness and organize local communities to take action. 

Organizations in Mont...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Public Webinars Planned for National Apprenticeship Week

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Workforce Development Board, MontcoWorks, in partnership with the Bucks County Workforce Development Board, announces a special National Apprenticeship Week webinar for career seekers of all ages as well as...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2022

Montgomery County Reminds Media of Photography Rules for Polling Places

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Ahead of tomorrow’s General Election, Montgomery County Voter Services is reminding members of the media that photography is prohibited in Montgomery County polling places.

The Pennsylvania Election Code limits access t...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Montgomery County Announces Campaign Yard Sign Recycling Sites

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Recycling Office reminds residents that the drop-off recycling program for campaign yard signs will begin after the 2022 General Election starting on November 9, 2022. 

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Cross County Trail West Feasibility Study Open House Planned for November 17

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC), in partnership with its consultant team led by NV5, has initiated work on studying the feasibility of completing the Cross County Trail in Plymouth and Whitemarsh Townships. The ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2022

Pottsgrove Manor Welcomes Dan Graham to Share Iron History

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POTTSTOWN, PA – Iron researcher and author, Dan Graham, presents on the historic origins of the Pennsylvania iron industry, through the story of Thomas Rutter this Saturday, November 5, 2022, at 1 p.m., at Pottsgrove Manor.

Before the Potts family became t...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2022

SRPRA Formalizes Agreement with Transportation for America

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READING, PA The Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority (SRPRA) voted unanimously at its meeting on October 24, 2022, to approve an agreement with Smart Growth America through their Transportation for America (T4A)...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2022

Swamp Pike Bridge in New Hanover Township Reopens Ahead of Schedule

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Roads and Bridges Department announced today that the Swamp Pike Bridge in New Hanover Township has reopened approximately one month ahead of schedule.

The original bridge located at the New Hanover Squ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2022

Public Invited to Trail Junction Center Open House in Norristown

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The public is invited to stop by during an open house for the Trail Junction Center, located at Lafayette and DeKalb Streets in Norristown, this Saturday, October 22, 2022, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Join us to learn about this ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Five Municipal Projects Receive Montgomery County Transportation Program Grants

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners announced today that five projects across the county will receive Montgomery County Transportation Program (CTP) grants for the 2022 funding cycle. These grants are part of the fifth round for...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Green Lane Park to Host Fall Foliage Ramble on October 29

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GREEN LANE, PA – Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host a “Fall Foliage Ramble” on Saturday, October 29, 2022, beginning at 1 p.m. Join us for a stroll on the beautiful Blue Trail as we investigate the wonder...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: October 18, 2022

County Announces Secure Ballot Drop Box Locations & Satellite Offices for November 8 Election

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NORRISTOWN, PA — Montgomery County Board of Elections announced today it will install 12 secure ballot drop-off boxes and satellite offices throughout the County to help voters meet the November 8 General Election dead...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2022

Public Invited to Share Priorities for New Montgomery County Comprehensive Plan

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NORRISTOWN, PA — The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) invites the public to join county staff for a brief presentation to kick off the planning process for Montco 2050: A Comprehensive Plan for a Changing World. This will be the coun...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2022

Montgomery County Announces No-Cost Community Vaccination Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health has announced seven upcoming community events starting tomorrow Thursday, October 6 for residents to get their annual flu shot and their bivalent COVID booster at no cost. 

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Montco StoryWalk® Announces Story Contest Winners

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NORRISTOWN, PA - Just in time to celebrate its one-year anniversary, the Montco StoryWalk® has announced the winners of the first annual Montco StoryWalk® Story Contest. 

The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (MCOPH), Divis...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2022

“Washington in Worcester” Exhibit Now Open at Peter Wentz Farmstead

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LANSDALE, PA – The Peter Wentz Farmstead is pleased to announce the opening of its brand-new exhibit, “From Home to Headquarters: Washington in Worcester” running September 30 through November 29. Visitors are invited to go b...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2022

Chair Arkoosh Highlights Federal Investments Coming to Montgomery County During White House Visit

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Today Dr. Val Arkoosh, chair of the Montgomery County Commissioners attended the Communities in Action: Building a Better Pennsylvania event at the White House. During her visit, Chair Arkoosh highlighted how the Bipartisan Infr...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Montgomery County Hosting Hiring Event for Correctional Officers in Eagleville

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EAGLEVILLE, PA – The Montgomery County Correctional Facility and the Montgomery County Department of Human Resources are inviting interested candidates for the role of correctional officer to a walk-up hiring event on Saturday, October 15, 2022....

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Pennypacker Mills Announces All Hallows’ Eve Fall Festival

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Join the fun on Saturday, October 15, from 1 to 4 p.m. as Pennypacker Mills celebrates Halloween with hayrides around the meadow, kid-crafts, pumpkin painting, hay pile jumping, a bean bag toss game, and seasonal refreshments...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority Appoints Thomas Frawley as Interim Executive Director

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READING, PA – Members of the Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority (SRPRA) voted unanimously yesterday to appoint Thomas E. Frawley, P.E. Esq, as Interim Executive Director for the SRPRA, effectively immediately.  

As Interim Executi...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Free In-Person Car Seat Checks Offered During National Child Passenger Safety Week

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (OPH) is participating in Child Passenger Safety Week this week from September 18-24, 2022. The week is dedicated to helping parents and careg...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Montgomery County Announces Voting Telephone Town Hall

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Voter Services Office announced today that it will hold a Telephone Town Hall on September 28 at 6 p.m. to provide voters with the information they need to make their voice heard in this November’s General Election. &...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2022

County Commissioners Allocate Additional $1.2 Million to Support Unhoused Population

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their board meeting yesterday, the Montgomery County Commissioners took action to allocate an additional $1.2 million dollars in funding to support the county’s unhoused population through increased street outre...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Update on Sheriff’s Deputies Injured at SCI Phoenix Training Exercise

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County is providing the following updates regarding this morning’s training exercise at SCI Phoenix.

Today, three members of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MSCO) Bomb Squad participated in ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Upper Perkiomen Bird and Wildlife Festival Returns to Green Lane Park

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GREEN LANE, PA – Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host the 11th Annual Upper Perkiomen Bird and Wildlife Festival on Saturday, September 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Visitors are invited to come to the park for a memorable day of ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Mosquito Spraying in Lansdale Borough on September 14, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Lansdale Borough and Upper Gwynedd Township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to contr...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Montgomery County Commerce Department Announces Virtual Economic Development Financing Forum

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commerce Department invites bankers, accountants, lawyers, and other interested partners to attend a virtual forum on the economic development finance tools available to support business growth and...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Pennypacker Mills to Host Edgar Allen Poe Porch Performance

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Visitors are invited to Pennypacker Mills on October 1, 2022 for this year’s final Porch Performance, Edgar Allen Poe: Readings from Virginia Poe. 

Actress Alisa Dupuy will portray Virginia Clemm Poe and tal...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2022

County Announces Free Distribution of Potassium Iodide Tablets for Limerick Area Residents

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NORRISTOWN, PA – On Thursday, September 15, 2022, the Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) will provide free potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Montgomery County residents who live, work, or attend schools within a 10-mile radius of the...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2022

Lane Closures Coming to Barren Hill Road on September 6

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NORRISTOWN, PA – As part of the Ridge Pike Improvement Project, Barren Hill Road will have intermittent single lane closures on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in effect from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Barren Hill Road betw...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Mosquito Spraying in Upper Providence Township on September 2, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Upper Providence Township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosqu...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Mosquito Spraying in Ambler Borough on September 1, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Ambler Borough officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito populat...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2022

Mosquito Spraying in West Pottsgrove Borough on August 31, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and West Pottsgrove Borough officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquit...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Peter Wentz Farmstead Announces Upcoming Civil War Themed Weekend

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LANSDALE, PA – The Civil War is coming to the Peter Wentz Farmstead on September 17 and 18, 2022! Visitors are invited to experience how the War affected society from both a military and civilian perspective.

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2022

MontcoWorks Announces Fall Job Fair at Plymouth Meeting Mall

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NORRISTOWN, PA – MontcoWorks and PA CareerLink® Montgomery County are partnering with the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Montgomery County to hold a job fair and business expo at the Plymouth Meeting Mall on Tuesday October 11, 2022 fro...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Mosquito Spraying in Lower Moreland on August 24 and 25, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Lower Moreland Township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adu...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Lutheran Road Bridge over Minister Creek in New Hanover Township Now Open

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Roads and Bridges Department announced today that Lutheran Road Bridge (#163) in New Hanover Township is now open to vehicular traffic for the start of the school year. 

Work was completed four months a...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2022

Lane Closures Continue on Ridge Pike Week of August 22

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has announced pre-construction activities will continue on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue during the week of Monday, August 22, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in ef...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Mosquito Spraying in Norristown Municipality on August 17, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Norristown Municipality officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in se...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Lane Closures Continue on Ridge Pike Week of August 15

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has announced pre-construction activities will continue on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue during the week of Monday, August 15, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in ef...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2022

Qi Gong Circle Installed Along Schuylkill River Trail in Norristown

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health, in partnership with Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites and the Montgomery County Planning Commission, are proud to announce the creation of a Qi Gong Circle along the Schuylk...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Update: Lane Closures Continue on Ridge Pike Week of August 8 with signal installation at Manor Road

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has announced pre-construction activities will continue on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue during the week of Monday, August 8, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in eff...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Montgomery County Announces A Code Red Hot Weather Emergency for August 9, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of for...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2022

MontcoWorks Announces Free Training Courses for Careers in Technical Support and Digital Marketing

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NORRISTOWN, PA – MontcoWorks and the Montgomery County Commerce Department are excited to announce a free training program for Montco residents seeking careers with two in-demand technology occupations. Facili...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Montgomery County Announces A Code Red Hot Weather Emergency for August 8, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of for...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Lane Closures Continue on Ridge Pike Week of August 8

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has announced pre-construction activities will continue on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue during the week of Monday, August 8, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in eff...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Montgomery County Announces A Code Red Hot Weather Emergency for August 4, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of for...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2022

New Outdoor StoryWalk® Now Installed at Pennypacker Mills

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Visitors are invited to visit Pennypacker Mills to experience a new StoryWalk® installed along its scenic grounds. The first book on display is “George Washington and the General’s Dog” a...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Upper Schuylkill Valley Park Announces Butterfly Celebration

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ROYERSFORD, PA – The public is invited to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, August 27 from 10 a.m. to Noon celebrate a beautiful little insect, the butterfly!

This annual program includes information on tagging, feeding, and raising butte...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Lane Closures Continue on Ridge Pike Week of August 1

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has announced pre-construction activities will continue on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue during the week of Monday, August 1, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in eff...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2022

Montgomery County Announces Careers of Tomorrow Expo for Students, Seeks Supporters and Exhibitors

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commerce Department and MontcoWorks have announced an upcoming multi-industry career fair for Montgomery County students in grades 8 through 12 on Tuesday October 25, 2022 (note updated date) at the Greater...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2022

Lane Closures Continue on Ridge Pike Week of July 25

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has announced pre-construction activities will continue on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue during the week of Monday, July 25, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in effe...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Nineteen Projects Receive Community Development Block Grant Funding from Montgomery County

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that nineteen projects in the county will receive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The CDBG Program p...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Montgomery County Announces A Code Red Hot Weather Emergency for July 21, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of for...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority Takes First Official Step to Restore Passenger Rail

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READING, PA – Following its first meeting, the Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority (SRPRA) has submitted a letter of intent to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to restore passenger rail from Reading to Philadelphia. This initial procedural ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Montgomery County Announces Sign-on Bonus for New Hires

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners in partnership with the Human Resources Department have announced a sign-on bonus for eligible roles at the County. This bonus is being offered to help recruit for critical roles with high vaca...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2022

Montgomery County Releases Draft Recovery Plan

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The Montgomery County Recovery Office has released the draft funding recommendations for use of $161.4 million in Pandemic Recovery Funds for public comment. The Draft Recovery Plan recommends investment into priorities identified by the communit...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2022

Lane Closures to Begin on Ridge Pike Starting Week of July 18

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has announced pre-construction activities will begin on Ridge Pike between Crescent Avenue and Northwestern Avenue starting on Monday, July 18, 2022. Single lane closures with flagging will be in effect from 9 ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Visitors Invited to Learn About the Past this Summer at Pottsgrove Manor

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POTTSTOWN, PA – Visitors of all ages are invited to take part in the games and amusements of colonial Pennsylvania and learn more about the museum with events at Pottsgrove Manor throughout the summer. 

18th Century Sports DaySaturday, J...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2022

County Announces Road Closure for Upcoming Infrastructure Improvements in New Hanover Township

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Roads and Bridges announced today that a detour will begin on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 on Swamp Pike between New Hanover Square Road and Ridge Pike. The detour is necessary to reconstruct the Swamp Pike Bridge (Bridge 166) ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Montgomery County Launches National Search for Health and Human Services Director

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, the third largest county in the Commonwealth, is seeking qualified applicants for its next Health and Human Services (HHS) Director.

The HHS Director is responsible for the coordination, developme...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Pennypacker Mills Announces Summer Happenings

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – The public is invited to Pennypacker Mills, the historic mansion home of former Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker to attend upcoming summer programs at the historic site. 

Porch Performance: “Fire ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Montgomery County Maintains Triple A Bond Rating for Fifth Year

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners announced today that Montgomery County has received the highest bond rating—Aaa with a stable outlook—from Moody’s Investors Service for the fifth year in a row.&...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Peter Wentz Farmstead Now Accepting Registrations for Kids Colonial Camp July 11-15, 2022

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LANSDALE, PA –  Have you ever dreamed of traveling into the past? Well, we may not have a time machine, but we’ve got the next best thing. Join us this summer for the Peter Wentz Farmstead’s Colonial Camp, where you ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Montgomery County Invites Public Feedback on Cross County Trail East Proposed Final Alignment

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC), in partnership with its technical and engineering consultant, NV5, is nearing completion of its feasibility study of the easternmost segment of Montgomery County’s Cross County Trail. This...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Montgomery County Planning Commission Releases Return on Environment Study

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners has formally accepted a new county study, Return on Environment: The Economic Impact of Protected Open Space in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The study demonstrates how protected open space—...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2022

Montgomery County Announces Juneteenth Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County and community organizations are hosting more than 20 upcoming events over the next week to celebrate Juneteenth, which marks the end of slavery in the U.S. Although the Emancipation Proclamation took effect in 1863, it w...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2022

Your Way Home Releases Preliminary Montgomery County 2022 Point-In-Time Count

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Housing and Community Development in collaboration with Your Way Home conducted the Annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Count on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. Over 100 volunteers assisted in the effort to accurately co...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Montgomery County Announces Nominating Committee to Create Public Defender Advisory Board

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NORRISTOWN, PA – In 2020, Montgomery County contracted with Temple University to identify issues and provide recommendations with regard to the best governance structure for its Office of the Public Defender. One of the primary recommendations o...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 25, 2022

Pottsgrove Manor Invites Community to Two Juneteenth Programs

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POTTSTOWN, PA – The public is invited to join Pottsgrove Manor for a Juneteenth Book Club and lecture on Saturday, June 18, 2022 to honor the history of the black experience in America.

Juneteenth Book Club Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m. to Noon&n...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Eighteen Projects Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that eighteen projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants. The new grants continue an exciting program aimed at implementing the county comprehensive ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Montgomery County Moves to CDC High COVID-19 Community Level, Urges the Public to Take Precautions

NORRISTOWN, PA – Today the Montgomery County Office of Public Health announced the County is now in the CDC-defined “high” level of community transmission for COVID-19. The public is urged to wear a mask indoors in public, stay up to date with COVID-19 va...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Green Lane Park Summer Concert Series Sponsored by PECO Starts This Weekend

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced it will kick off its 2022 Summer Concert Series this weekend. Visitors are invited to attend these live open-air performances on Sunday evenings from 6-8 p.m. Four concerts will be hosted throughout the...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Pennypacker Mills Announces June Events

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Looking for new and exciting events for the whole family to enjoy? Pennypacker Mills is the place! The following events will be held in June.

Meet Harriet TubmanSaturday, June 4 at 4 p.m. In celebration of Juneteenth,...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Montgomery County Office of Public Health Provides Recommendations for 2022 Mosquito Season

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NORRISTOWN, PA – With the onset of warmer weather, mosquito season is starting and the Montgomery County Office of Public Health (MCOPH) has steps residents can take to protect themselves from spreading mosquito-borne disease.

Mosquito-borne disease can sp...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Montgomery County Announces Juneteenth Art and Prose of Freedom Contest

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NORRISTOWN, PA – In anticipation of upcoming Juneteenth events across the county, Montgomery County announced plans to hold the inaugural Art and Prose of Freedom Contest

The theme for this year's contest is “What does freedom mean to you?” Stud...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2022

7th Annual Montco Trail Challenge Returns

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*This post has been updated to reflect the new kickoff date of June 4, 2022.

NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County announced today the return of the Montco Trail Challenge for its seventh year. This annual family-friendly program encourages particip...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Montgomery County Breaks Ground on Ridge Pike Improvement Project

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LAFAYETTE HILL, PA – Today Montgomery County officials broke ground on Section D of the Ridge Pike Improvement Project from Crescent Avenue to Philadelphia. 

Section D of the Ridge Pike Improvement Project, located in Whitemarsh and Springfield To...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Montgomery, Berks, and Chester Counties Authorize Creation of Passenger Rail Authority

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The County Commissioners in Montgomery, Berks, and Chester counties have authorized the creation of the Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority to oversee and implement the restoration of passenger rail service between Reading and Phila...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Trail Opening Joins Montgomery and Bucks County Trail Systems

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Government officials representing Montgomery and Bucks counties joined regional community groups and trail enthusiasts Wednesday to celebrate the opening of a multi-use trail connecting the two counties.

County officials and planners cut t...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Events Start April 30

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County sponsored household hazardous waste collection events will begin on April 30, 2022. The events are by appointment only and pre-registration is required. No televisions, electronics or appliances are acc...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2022

Montco Invites Public to Webinar on County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update April 25 and 26

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County is offering a second round of public webinars as part of the update process for its hazard mitigation plan (HMP). The public is invited to participate via Zoom on either Monday, April 25, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. ...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2022

Montco to Hold Ridge Pike Improvement Project Section D Construction Open House on April 25

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County invites the public to the Whitemarsh Township Administration Building on April 25, 2022, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a pre-construction open house for Section D of the Ridge Pike Improvement Project. Participants...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Pottsgrove Manor to Welcome Spring at Annual Colonial Mayfair

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POTTSTOWN, PA – The public is invited to visit Pottsgrove Manor for their special event, the Annual Colonial Mayfair, to celebrate the arrival of warm, spring days!
Annual Colonial Mayfair
Saturday, May 7 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Lower Perkiomen Valley Park Announces Upcoming Spring Events

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OAKS, PA – The public is invited to join in the fun of springtime events at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park. Back by popular demand is Orienteering for Beginners and our Digital Scavenger Hunt. Each event will guarantee a great family outing to enjoy...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Peter Wentz Farmstead Announces Return of their Annual Sheep Shearing Day

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LANSDALE, PA – Join the Peter Wentz Farmstead for the return of their annual Sheep Shearing Day on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Watch our ewes lose their winter coats as our farmers demonstrate 18th-century methods of sh...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2022

Norristown Sprouts Community Garden Now Accepting Applications for Garden Plots

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Through April 8, Norristown Sprouts Community Garden is accepting applications from residents, schools, and organizations that wish to sign up for a free garden plot. The garden’s purpose is to provide access ...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Montgomery County Seeks Centenarians for 13th Annual Celebration

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Senior Services is celebrating Montco Centenarians virtually again this year. A Centenarian is someone born in 1922 who turns 100 this year.&a...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Montgomery County to Hold Career Fair on April 6

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Human Resources Department announced today they will hold a career fair on Wednesday, April 6 at the Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) in Blue Bell. People searching for a full time, part time, or i...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to March 29, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2022

Green Lane Park Announces April Events

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced today its upcoming events for April. The public is encouraged to register to attend these upcoming family-friendly events.
Color Your Eggs - Naturally
Saturday, April 9 at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Use na...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2022

Montgomery County Announces New Location for Willow Grove COVID-19 Vaccination Site

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) announced today a new location for its Willow Grove COVID-19 vaccination clinic. Starting Monday, March 28 the Willow Grove vaccination clinic will be located within the County’...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2022

Pennypacker Mills Announces April Events

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Pennypacker Mills, the historic home of former Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker has announced the following upcoming events in April. 
Spring Workshop for Kids
Saturday, April 2, 2022, 10 a.m. to Noon
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for March 3 -4, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Montgomery County Commissioners Vote to Consider Formation of Regional Rail Authority

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NORRISTOWN, PA — Today the Montgomery County Commissioners took another important step to restore passenger rail service between Reading and Philadelphia in partnership with Berks and Chester counties. During their regularly scheduled meeting th...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2022

Norristown Farm Park Announces March Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County's Norristown Farm Park has released their upcoming educational and family-friendly events scheduled for March.

Evening Bird WalkFriday, March 11, 6 p.m.Join us to explore species that are active in the evening hours. Sear...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2022

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Now Hiring Deputies

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Are you interested in helping to keep your local community safe? Do you have a passion for helping others? Have you considered a career in law enforcement? If yes, then consider joining our team.
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Montgomery County to Update Masking Guidance to Align with New CDC Guidance

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health announced today it will update its school and public masking recommendations to align with new CDC guidance for COVID-19 given the County’s high vaccination rates. Updated guidance do...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Montgomery County Commissioners Denounce Acts of Hate at Local Cemeteries

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Following yesterday’s acts of hate committed in three local cemeteries, Montgomery County Board of Commissioners Chair Valerie A. Arkoosh. MD, MPH and Vice Chair Kenneth E. Lawrence, Jr. issued the following joint stat...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to February 26, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 25 - 26, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Pennypacker Mills Announces New Exhibit, Stereographing America: A 3-D History of Stereographs

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Starting Tuesday, March 1, visitors are invited to Pennypacker Mills to discover how Victorians entertained their guests with 3-D images using a stereoscope.
Before the easy entertainment of television or videogames, people fou...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Green Lane Park Announces February and March Events

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced today its upcoming events in late February and March. The public is encouraged to register to attend these upcoming family-friendly events.
Waterfowl Watch
Saturday, February 26 and Saturday, March 12 at 1...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 19 - 21, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Montgomery County Announces Upcoming Recovery Funding Town Halls

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County’s Recovery Office announced today it will hold a series of virtual and in-person town halls to discuss how individuals and organizations can submit ideas or projects for consideration of funds received through t...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to February 16, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 13 - 15, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2022

Montgomery County Announces New COVID-19 Testing Site in Lansdale

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health announced today it will open a new PCR COVID-19 testing site in Lansdale on Monday, February 14, 2022. The site will be located at 318 Pennbrook Parkway in the Station Square Shops and will op...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2022

MontcoWorks Receives Grant to Connect High School Students with Local Industry

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commerce Department announced today that MontcoWorks, the County’s local workforce development board, has received funding to develop and strengthen the collaboration between high school educators, ...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2022

Pennypacker Mills to Host Talk on Philadelphia Immigrants

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – On Saturday, March 5, Pennypacker Mills will host "Ghosts of Immigrants Past," a program to discuss the stories of immigrants who arrived in Philadelphia at Pier 53 between 1873 and 1915. Historian Susan McAninley wi...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 4 - 6, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to February 1, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 28 - 31, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2022

Montgomery County Accepting Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Applications for 2022 Cycle

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is now seeking applications for the 2022 cycle of the Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Program.
This program provides funds to municipalities to make targeted phys...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2022

Montgomery County Announces First Flu-related Deaths

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Office of Public Health today announced two residents have died from a co-infection of COVID-19 and Influenza (flu). Ages 77 and 89 respectively, both residents were symptomatic and hospitalized before their passing.
Co-i...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 25 - 28, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2022

Norristown Farm Park Announces February Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County's Norristown Farm Park has announced upcoming educational and family-friendly events scheduled for February.
Morning Bird Walk
Tuesday, February 8, 9 a.m.
Get outdoors and join park staff for our regular Tuesday bi...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 24, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Pottsgrove Manor Announces Upcoming Winter Events

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POTTSTOWN, PA – The public is invited to join Pottsgrove Manor for their special events throughout the late winter season. These events include a historic thread button making workshop and a living history day focused on the time of the Seven Yea...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Montgomery County Office of Public Health Provides Update on Hepatitis A Outbreak

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The?Montgomery County Office of Public Health?(MCOPH) today provided an update on the Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) outbreak in the county.  
Of thirteen total cases of Hepatitis A under investigation, ten are confirmed and th...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 20 - 23, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Montgomery County Joins with Area Hospitals to Provide COVID-19 Update

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials today joined with area hospital leadership to provide an update on the current COVID-19 surge. The County is experiencing a strain on its hospital systems due to the rapid spread of the omicron variant.
During a...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to January 18, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 14 - 17, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Montgomery County Now Hiring 9-1-1 Telecommunicators

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EAGLEVILLE, PA –  The Montgomery County Department of Public Safety is now accepting applications for its next class of 9-1-1 Telecommunicator Trainees. 9-1-1 Telecommunicators receive calls for assistance from the public and d...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to January 12, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the ...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Montgomery County Department of Public Health Issues Update on Hepatitis A Outbreak

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) announced today the temporary closure of Gino’s Ristorante & Pizzeria in West Norriton in relation to a Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) outbreak in the county. The restaurant will b...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Montgomery County Courts and Offices Will Open on Two Hour Delay

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials announced all Courts, facilities, and government offices will open on a two hour delay on Friday, January 7, 2022 due to inclement weather.
Because the Courthouse is operating on a delay, all scheduled...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 6 - 10, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Commissioner Val Arkoosh Tests Positive for COVID-19

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Today, Valerie A. Arkoosh, MD, MPH, Chair of the Montgomery County Commissioners, announced she has tested positive for COVID-19. Commissioner Arkoosh has released the following statement:
“This morning, I tested positive for COVID-19 usin...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 2, 2022

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 2 - 4, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a r...
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2022 Press Releases

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Pennypacker Mills to Host Woodstove Cooking Workshop

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – On Saturday, January 22, visitors are invited to Pennypacker Mills to meet resident cooks who will share their knowledge of cooking on a cast iron stove fueled by wood. During the early 20th century, cooks had to periodically add fuel ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: December 27, 2021

Norristown Farm Park Announces January Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County's Norristown Farm Park has announced upcoming educational and family-friendly events scheduled for January.
Create a Snow Globe
Saturday, January 8, 11 a.m.
One of the best parts of the winter season is the snow! C...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for December 22 - 23, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a r...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2021

First Case of Omicron Variant Detected in a Montgomery County Resident

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County office of Public Health (OPH) announced today that the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in a Montgomery County resident. This person is in their 20s and resides in Whitpain Township. OP...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2021

Montgomery County to Hold Point-in-Time Count to Measure Street Homelessness

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Housing and Community Development in collaboration with Your Way Home will conduct the Annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Count on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. Volunteers are needed to assist in this effort...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2021

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for December 8 - 9, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Career Seekers Invited to Upcoming Manufacturing Job Fair in Pottstown

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POTTSTOWN, PA – The Pennsylvania CareerLink® Montgomery County, a proud partner of the American Job Center Network, the Montgomery County Community College and the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering to host a job fair for ...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 26, 2021

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for November 26 - 27, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Ser...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Norristown Farm Park Announces December Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County's Norristown Farm Park has announced upcoming educational and family-friendly events scheduled for December.

Owl Prowl- Adult OnlySaturday, December 4, 4:30 p.m. Limited SpaceLooking for an awesome date...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Historic Pennypacker Mills Announces Annual Victorian Christmas Open House

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Visitors are invited to Pennypacker Mills to on December 11 to experience the beauty of an early 20th century Christmas. The Bells of Praise bell choir will serenade visitors as they approach the Pennypacker mansion porch. Ins...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for November 23 - 24, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a r...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Montgomery County Releases Proposed 2022 Budget and Capital Improvement Plan

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners yesterday released the proposed 2022 Budget and Five-year Capital Improvement Plan. This budget continues the County’s commitment to efficient delivery of ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Franklin and Marshall Study Shows Positive Impact of MontcoStrong Grant Program

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commerce Department and the County Commissioners have released results of a Franklin and Marshall College survey assessing the effects of the MontcoStrong Grant Program. The survey shows t...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Step Back in Time this Holiday Season at Pottsgrove Manor

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POTTSTOWN, PA – Explore the history of the holidays at Pottsgrove Manor on Sunday, December 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The 18th Century Holiday Frost Fair is a new program that invites the public to immerse themselves in an 18th century ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Pennypacker Mills Announces Holiday Tours

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – The public is invited to schedule a visit to Pennypacker Mills to celebrate the best in vintage Christmas décor and history. Holiday tours will run Tuesday, November 23 through Sunday, January 9, 2022. 
Recalling a tim...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2021

Green Lane Park Announces November and December Events

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced today its upcoming events in November and December. The public is encouraged to register to attend these upcoming family-friendly events.
Waterfowl Watch
Saturday, November 27, 1 p.m.
Saturday, De...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2021

Peter Wentz Farmstead Announces Upcoming Fall Events

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LANSDALE, PA – The Peter Wentz Farmstead has released details on two exciting upcoming fall events at its historic site in Worcester Township.
Preserving the Harvest
Saturday, November 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $2 suggested donation
Join the Peter Wentz Farmste...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Montgomery County Commissioners Approve MontcoForward Loan for Hatfield Manufacturer

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners today approved the release of $475,000 in County economic development funds for a MontcoForward Loan to Tech Tag & Label of Hatfield.  
The MontcoForward Loan prog...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Montgomery County Provides Update on 2021 General Election Results

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Board of Elections today released the following update on tabulation of the 2021 General Election results. Mail-In and Provisional ballots are still being processed. All ballots cast in pe...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Montgomery County Now Scheduling Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Ages 5-11

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health is now scheduling appointments for children ages 5-11 to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine following FDA and CDC recommendation.
Children ages 5-11 have been authorized to r...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Montgomery County Extends Hours of Two Polling Locations Due to Morning Equipment Issue

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Board of Elections announced today it obtained a court order to extend operating hours at two polling locations, affecting four precincts, due to equipment being delivered to the wrong polling place...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Montgomery County Announces Campaign Yard Sign Recycling Sites

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Following this week’s General Election, the Montgomery County Recycling Office is reminding residents to recycle campaign signs instead of sending them to the landfill. Montgomery County today announced 15 sites across t...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Montgomery County Invites Public to Provide Feedback on Cross County Trail East Proposed Routes

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC), in partnership with its technical and engineering consultant, NV5, continues to study the feasibility of the easternmost segment of Montgomery County’s Cross C...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2021

Norristown Farm Park Announces November Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County's Norristown Farm Park has announced upcoming educational and family-friendly events slated for November.
Morning Bird Walk
Tuesday, November 9, 8:30 a.m.
Get outdoors and join park staff for our regular Tuesday bi...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2021

Montgomery County Announces Donna Richemond as Chief of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced the appointment of Donna L. Richemond as chief of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ms. Richemond is the first person to assume this new role with Montgomery County to ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Montgomery County Now Scheduling Booster Shots for All COVID-19 Vaccines

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health is now scheduling booster shots for the Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccines following FDA and CDC approval for people who meet the eligibility c...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Eight Municipal Projects Receive Montgomery County Transportation Program Grants

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners announced that eight projects across the county will receive Montgomery County Transportation Program grants for the 2021 selection cycle. These grants are part of the fourth ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Montgomery, Bucks Commissioner Chairs Issue Support for AG’s Subpoena Challenge

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The county commissioner chairs of Montgomery and Bucks counties have lent their voices in support of the Attorney General’s legal challenge to a state senate committee subpoena seeking reams of private voter information.
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Montgomery County Reminds Voters of Upcoming General Election Deadlines

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The?Montgomery County Board of Elections?wants to make residents aware of the upcoming deadlines to register to vote and apply to vote by mail.  

“We encourage everyone to check their voter registration. Every election is...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Montco and FEMA Announce Locations of Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced the opening of Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs), temporary facilities where Hurricane Ida survivors can access resources from FEMA, the...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Montgomery County Offers No-Cost Flu Vaccination Clinics

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) encourage residents to get an annual flu vaccine available at any of the County's four vaccine clinics. Widespread community vaccinatio...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2021

Montgomery County Discloses Print Error on Mail-in Ballots, New Ballots to be Issued

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NORRISTOWN, PA – On Friday evening, Montgomery County Election Officials were notified that approximately 16,000 General Election Mail-In Ballots were printed incorrectly by its ballot vendor, NPC, and mailed to residents. These ballots are easi...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Norristown Farm Park Announces October Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County's Norristown Farm Park has announced upcoming educational and family-friendly events slated for October.
Morning Bird Walk
Tuesday, October 5, 8:30 a.m. 
Get outdoors and join park staff for our regular Tu...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Montgomery County Now Scheduling Booster Shots for Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health announced today it is now scheduling booster shots for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine following FDA and CDC approval. People who are at highest risk for COVID-19 can no...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Montgomery County and FEMA Announce Location of Disaster Recovery Center

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) that will provide information, assistance, and help for Montgomery County residents and busines...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Montgomery County Office of Public Health to Participate in National Child Passenger Safety Week

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (OPH) is participating in Child Passenger Safety Week during the week of September 19-25, 2021. Child Passenger Safety Week is a campa...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Montco Emergency Disaster Relief Fund Launches with $10,000 Anonymous Donation

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners are pleased to announce the creation of the Montco Emergency Disaster Relief Fund hosted by the Montgomery County Foundation, Inc. All donations to this fund will support non-profit agencies s...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Montco Public Defender's Office to Hold Job and Resource Fairs, Distribute Food

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of the Public Defender will host two job and resource fairs and distribute food in Norristown and Pottstown.
The events, in partnership with the Greater Norristown Branch of the NAACP, the YWCA, the Mo...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Montgomery County Hosting Walk-up Hiring Open House for 9-1-1 Telecommunicators

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Department of Public Safety and the Montgomery County Department of Human Resources are inviting interested candidates for the role of 9-1-1 Telecommunicator to a walk-up hiring open house this Satu...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Montgomery County Commissioners Release Statements on Major Disaster Declaration

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Following FEMA’s announcement of a Major Disaster Declaration for the remnants of Hurricane Ida in Montgomery County, Commissioners Arkoosh and Lawrence released the following statements: 
“A...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Montgomery County Breaks Ground on Chester Valley Trail Extension

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners joined with other local officials today to break ground on the Chester Valley Trail Extension, a planned 3.8-mile extension of the Chester Valley Trail. When complete, the ex...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Montco Announces Court Order to Prevent Evictions, Distributes $25M to Stabilize Rental Households

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NORRISTOWN, PA – As the Delta variant of the coronavirus continues to spread, and with the most recent federal eviction moratorium rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court, Montgomery County is taking important steps to protect renters that have been ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2021

County Office of Public Health to Distribute Free Potassium Iodide Tablets on September 9 & 16

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) will be participating in the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Annual Free Potassium Iodide Distribution on September 9 and 16, 2021. The OPH will provide free Potassium ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Montgomery County Provides Updated Details for Multi-Agency Resource Center

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NORRISTOWN, PA – This week, Montgomery County will operate a Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) for residents affected by Hurricane Ida. The MARC will be open on Wednesday, September 8 from 12 noon to 7 p.m. and on Thu...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Halloween-Themed Events Coming to Pennypacker Mills This Fall

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Montgomery County residents and visitors are invited to experience two Halloween-themed events at Pennypacker Mills this fall.
Montgomery County recommends that masks be worn outdoors by all individuals at County parks and his...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2021

Montgomery County Announces Location of Multi-Agency Resource Center for Hurricane Ida Recovery

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials have released updated information on the County’s response to the remnants of Hurricane Ida, including the location of its Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) launching next week. Residents ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Montgomery County Provides Update on Hurricane Ida for September 3

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials have released updated information on the County’s response to the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Residents can opt-in to receive updates by texting MontcoIda to 888-777.
The death toll from the storm remain...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Montgomery County Recommends Masking Outdoors Due to High Community Transmission of COVID-19

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners in consultation with the Office of Public Health (OPH) today announced that starting Monday, September 6, 2021, masking is now recommended outdoors in certain situations for the genera...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Montgomery County Releases Information on Deaths Related to Hurricane Ida

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office is investigating three separate deaths related to the severe storm that struck the region the evening of September 1, 2021.
A multi-agency investigation is ongoing, and the Coroner’s Office i...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Montgomery County Provides Update on Hurricane Ida

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials have released updated information on the County’s response to the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Even though the storm has moved out of the area, many sections of the County are still underwater or severely damaged...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Montgomery County Courts and Offices Closed September 2

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials announced all Courts, facilities, and government offices will be closed Thursday, September 2, 2021 due to ongoing cleanup efforts related to damage and flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Rescheduled: Mosquito Spraying for West Nile Virus in Lower Moreland Township

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) has announced the mosquito adulticiding (spraying) planned for tonight has been rescheduled to Thursday, September 2, 2021 due to weather.
The spraying will be done where sampling has sho...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Montgomery County Announces Christina N. Miller as Administrator for the Office of Public Health

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced the appointment of Christina N. Miller as Administrator for the Montgomery County Office of Public Health after an extensive hiring search. Ms. Miller will lead a staff of 139 e...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Montgomery County Prepares for Significant Flooding

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Eagleville, PA – The Montgomery County Department of Public Safety is preparing for a potentially significant flooding event today and tonight, brought on by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Ida is now a tropical depression, moving slowly towards the mid-At...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Green Lane Park Announces Fall Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Green Lane Park announced upcoming outdoor events slated for fall. The public is encouraged to register to attend these upcoming family-friendly events.
Tree ID Made Easy
Saturday, September 18, 10 a.m.
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2021

Mosquito Spraying for West Nile Virus Planned for September 1 in Lower Moreland Township

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Abington Township officials, will be adulticiding (spr...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2021

Montgomery County Issues “Code Red” Hot Weather Health Warning for August 26 - 27, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of for...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Mosquito Spraying for Abington Township on 8/25 Rescheduled to 8/31

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Abington Township officials, will be adultic...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2021

Mosquito Spraying for West Nile Virus Planned for Abington Township on August 25

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Abington Township officials, will be adultic...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Mosquito Spraying for West Nile Virus Planned for Norristown Municipality on August 24

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Norristown Municipality officials, will be adulticidin...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Montgomery County COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics to Offer Third Dose for Immunocompromised Individuals

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) today announced that it will accept appointments for a third dose of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for immunocompromised individuals starting Monday, August 23, 2021. Online r...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2021

Montgomery County Hosting Walk-up Hiring Event for Correctional Officers on Saturday, August 21

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Correctional Facility and the Montgomery County Department of Human Resources are inviting interested candidates for the role of correctional officer to a walk-up hiring event this Saturday, August ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Montco to Hold NARCAN Drive-Through Distribution Event on August 31 in Norristown

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Overdose Task Force Working Group will host a free NARCAN® drive-through distribution event in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, on August 31. The event will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2021

The Craft Marketplace Celebrates its 10th Anniversary at Pennypacker Mills

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Craft Marketplace, where over 90 carefully selected artisans will sell unique handcrafted items, returns to historic Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, September 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is hosted by...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2021

Pottsgrove Manor Highlights Autumn Events

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POTTSGROVE, PA — Montco residents and visitors are invited to join Pottsgrove Manor this September and October for programs that celebrate Potts family and local history. Visit Pottsgrove Manor’s Facebook page Fridays...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Montgomery County Recommends Masking Indoors

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners in consultation with the Office of Public Health (OPH) today announced that starting Monday, August 16, 2021, masking is now recommended indoors for the general public.

Today marks two weeks that Montgom...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2021

Pennsylvania CareerLink® Montgomery County Celebrates Grand Reopening of its Norristown Location

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Pennsylvania CareerLink® Montgomery County, a proud partner of the American Job Center Network, celebrated its grand reopening today during a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Department of Labor and Industry...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Montgomery County Issues “Code Red” Hot Weather Health Warning for August 11 - 13, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of for...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2021

New Campaign Takes a Shot at Raising Vaccination Rates Among Younger Montco Residents

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NORRISTOWN, PA – According to recent vaccination data from the Pennsylvania Department of Health, approximately 63% of Montgomery County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccination – but that number decreases significant...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2021

Montgomery County Offers COVID-19 Vaccine at Upcoming National Night Out Events

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WHAT: Montgomery County Department of Public Safety will offer the COVID-19 vaccine at upcoming National Night Out events held throughout the County. In partnership with area townships and municipalities, the County will offer the Johnson and Johnson one-s...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2021

County Offers Back to School Immunizations at Reopened Health Centers and COVID-19 clinics

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NORRISTOWN, PA – As the back to school season begins, the Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) wants to let parents and guardians know they now have more location options when scheduling their children for school-required immunizations. The Cou...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2021

Montgomery County Discloses Public Health Information Release

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) today disclosed that as part of a Right to Know request, unredacted Personal Health Information (PHI) related to COVID cases and exposure in Montgomery County schools was released. This ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2021

Montgomery County Now Hiring Correctional Officers

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The Montgomery County Correctional Facility and the Montgomery County Department of Human Resources announced they are seeking qualified applicants for the role of correctional officer. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply by Friday, August 6 for...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2021

County Revises COVID-19 School Recommendations, Releases New Public Masking Guidance

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Following updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations, the Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) has revised its 2021-22 school guidance for COVID-19 mitigation. The County now recommends un...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2021

Montgomery County Commissioners Cut Ribbon on One Montgomery Plaza, Norristown’s Tallest Building

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners today cut the ribbon on the One Montgomery Plaza in Norristown to mark the completion of the exterior reskin project. Norristown’s tallest building now boasts a modern façade, updated safety an...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2021

Green Lane Park Announces August Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Green Lane Park announced today three upcoming outdoor events in August. The public is encouraged to register to attend these upcoming family-friendly events.
Save the Bees, Please!
Saturday, August 7 at 10 a.m.
Join us for a specia...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Montgomery County Department of Public Safety Releases 2020 Annual Report

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EAGLEVILLE, PA – Today, the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety published and released its 2020 Annual Report. The document is intended to provide partner agencies and community members with the opportunity to learn about the Department’s work a...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Montgomery County Releases COVID-19 School Recommendations for 2021-2022 School Year

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (MCOPH) today released recommendations for COVID-19 prevention in K to 12 schools for the 2021-2022 school year. MCOPH, in collaboration with Montgomery County Superintendents, have developed ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Montgomery County Commissioners Condemn Vandalism of Veteran Graves

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners condemn the theft of 56 flag holders from the historic Lansdale Cemetery last week. Since the 1920s, the Commissioners have provided free flag holders for veteran’s graves a...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Forty-Five Volunteer Firefighters Graduate

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CONSHOHOCKEN, PA – Forty-five (45) volunteer firefighters from Montgomery County Fire Academy Class 2101 celebrated the completion of the Pennsylvania Entry Level Firefighter Training program with a virtual graduation ceremony on the evening of ...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Montgomery County Seeks New Farmers to Preserve Their Farms for Future Generations

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission is accepting applications for the 2022 round of the Montgomery County Agricultural Land Preservation Program. This program encourages farmers to learn about how they can apply fo...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Montgomery County Issues “Code Red” Hot Weather Health Warning for July 12 - 13, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the Na...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2021

MontcoStrong 2021 Nonprofit Resiliency Grant Program Applications Open July 19, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners announced today that a total of $5 million will be made available to nonprofit agencies, who suffered disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, through the ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Montgomery County Issues “Code Red” Hot Weather Health Warning for July 6 - 7, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Wea...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Montgomery County Commissioners Appoint New Director of Public Safety

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Eagleville, PA (June 30, 2021) – Effective Monday, June 14, 2021, the Montgomery County Commissioners appointed Michael O. Vest as the Director of the Department of Public Safety. Director Vest has been serving as Interim Director since January 6, 2021, f...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2021

Montgomery County Issues “Code Red” Hot Weather Health Warning for June 28-30, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of for...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2021

County Announces Updated Masking Guidance Effective June 21 for Summer Camps and Summer Schools

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) announced today that, effective Monday, June 21, 2021, masking for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals at summer camps and summer schools will be optional, unless required b...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Montgomery County Breaks Ground in Norristown on Justice Center, Expanded Public Park

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, joined by the Honorable President Judge Thomas Del Ricci and Norristown Municipal Council President Derrick Perry, broke ground today on the Montgomery County Justice Center, a landmark projec...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Peter Wentz Farmstead to Offer Special Tours on Juneteenth

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites announced today that Peter Wentz Farmstead will offer special Juneteenth tours on Saturday, June 19 to share the story of Jack, an enslaved person who sought and escape...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Montgomery County Wins 2020 GIS in Excellence Award for COVID Hub and Dashboards

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County was awarded the 2020 Geographic Information System (GIS) in Excellence Award for the County's COVID-19 Hub and dashboards. The hub provided the region with an up-to-the-moment integration of GIS map and health data about...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Green Lane Park Announces Environmental Educational Programs for June

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced today two upcoming outdoor events in June. The public is encouraged to register to attend these upcoming family-friendly events.
Lightning in a Jar - Fireflies
Friday June 25th at 8:30 p.m. 
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Pottsgrove Manor Announces Summer Events

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POTTSTOWN, PA – Join Pottsgrove Manor for summer programs that highlight the history of the 18th century and the community in Pottstown, marking 260 years since John Potts first advertised about his new town. Community of Pottstown Virt...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Montgomery County Reminds Residents of Upcoming Changes to PA Unemployment Compensation System

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NORRISTOWN, PA – MontcoWorks and PA CareerLink® Montgomery County are reminding unemployed residents in Montgomery County of upcoming changes to the Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation System. The system is being upgraded starting May...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Montgomery County Awards Montco 2040 Implementation Grants to 23 Projects

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that 23 projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants in the 2021 cycle of the program. The new grants continue an exciting program aim...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Peter Wentz Farmstead Selected as National Underground Railroad Historic Site

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites announced today that Peter Wentz Farmstead has been officially recognized by the National Parks Service (NPS) as a National Underground Railroad Network to Fr...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2021

County Provides Weekly COVID-19 Update, Evening Hours Announced for After School Vaccinations

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners provided an update on COVID-19 vaccine operations, announcing that its County-run vaccine clinics will open for extended evening hours until 6:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2021

Montgomery County Provides Weekly COVID-19 Update, Revises Masking Guidance for Outdoor Sports

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their virtual COVID-19 briefing today, the Montgomery County Commissioners provided an update on COVID-19 vaccine operations. The County is now vaccinating anyone aged 12 or older.
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Montgomery County COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Now Serving Ages 12-15

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health announced today that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is now available for people aged 12-15 at its County-run vaccine clinics. Anyone under the age of 18 attending a Montgomery County Off...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Montgomery County Invites Public to Virtual Meeting on Comprehensive Plan Proposed Updates

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission invites the public to take part in a virtual public meeting to review proposed updates to the county’s comprehensive plan, Montco2040: A Shared Vision. This virtual meeting will ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Montgomery County Announces Official Opening of Final Section of Pennypack Trail to Public

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners are pleased to announce the opening of the final segment of the Pennypack Trail in Lower Moreland Township for public use and enjoyment. With the completion of this 0.7-mile section, t...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Pennypacker Mills Announces Summer Porch Performances

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Start your summer with a visit to Pennypacker Mills for one of several performances sponsored by the Friends of Pennypacker Mills. The Summer Porch Performances series is back with free, family-friendly event...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2021

‘Homes for All’ Outlines Vision for Housing Affordability in Montgomery County

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During its regularly scheduled meeting, the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners received the final version of the Homes for All report and vision today. 
The report examines the current state of housing affordability in Montg...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Montgomery County Announces Walk-up Availability at All County-run Vaccine Clinics

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) announced today that starting Wednesday, May 5, all Montgomery County vaccination clinics will offer walk-up availability to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The County is offering walk-up ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Buckle Up, Montgomery County partners with PennDOT on Seatbelt Safety Enforcement

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County, Pennsylvania municipal police departments and the Pennsylvania State Police will partner with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's (PennDOT) "Click it or Ticket" and national seat...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Montgomery County Invites Public to Free Webinar on Planning and Designing Trails for All Users

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NORRISTOWN, PA - The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is hosting “Happy Trails! Planning and Designing Trails for All Users” on Thursday, April 29, from 4:00–5:30 p.m. This free online webinar will highlight the new Montgomer...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Montgomery County Office of the Public Defender Releases Statement on Chauvin Trial Verdict

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"The Office of the Public Defender continues to stand with the Black and BIPOC community, in Montgomery County, throughout the Commonwealth, and across this nation. 

"The groundbreaking U.S. Supreme Court decision in Gideon vs. Wainright...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Green Lane Park Announces May Events

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced today two upcoming outdoor events in May. The public is encouraged to register to attend these upcoming family-friendly events.
Earlybird Walk
Saturday May 15, 2021 at 8 a.m.  
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2021

GREEN LANE PARK ANNOUNCES SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced today the lineup for its 2021 Summer Concert Series sponsored by PECO, and invites visitors of all ages to save the date for these live, open air performances. Four concerts will be held on Sunday eveni...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2021

Montgomery County Roads and Bridges Releases 2021 Paving Schedule

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Roads and Bridges Department has released details on its 2021 Road Program. The following roads are scheduled to be improved through base repairs, storm water inlet repairs, milling, paving and pav...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Montgomery County Provides Weekly COVID-19 Update

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their virtual COVID-19 briefing today, the Montgomery County Commissioners provided an update on COVID-19 vaccine operations.

Per federal and state directives the Montgomery County Office of Public Health ...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Montgomery County Public Defender Announces Two Community Resource Fairs in Norristown and Pottstown

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of the Public Defender announced two outdoor Community Resource Fairs being held on April 24 and May 8 featuring a wide range of important resources and organizations to share with the community.
These...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2021

County Announces 11 Secure Ballot Drop-Off Box Locations & Satellite Offices for May 18 Primary

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Board of Elections announced it will install 11 secure ballot drop-off boxes throughout the County to help voters meet the May 18 Primary Election deadline. Completed mail-in ballots and absentee ballots may be...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Montgomery County Releases Bridge Inspection Schedule

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County’s Roads and Bridges Department today released the upcoming inspection schedule for county-owned and maintained bridges. County crews will be conducting pre-inspection bridge work throughout the next y...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2021

6th Annual Montco Trail Challenge Kicks Off May 1 With New Water Trail and Interactive StoryWalk®

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their regularly scheduled meeting, the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners today announced the Montco Trail Challenge would return for its sixth year from May 1, 2021 to December 1, 2021. This annual family-f...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Montgomery County Provides Weekly COVID-19 Update, Announces Two Saturday Clinics

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their virtual COVID-19 briefing today, the Montgomery County Commissioners provided an update on COVID-19 vaccine operations and announced the launch of two new Saturday clinics at Bethlehem Baptist Churc...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Montgomery County Invites Public to Participate in Cross County Trail East Feasibility Study Process

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NORRISTOWN, PA - The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC), in partnership with its consultant, NV5, has initiated work on studying the feasibility of the easternmost segment of Montgomery County’s Cross County Trail. This 6-mile-long segm...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites Provide COVID-19 Permitted Event Update

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NORRISTOWN, PA – In accordance with updated state and federal COVID-19 mitigation guidelines, Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites (PTHS) have announced the following updates on permitted events within their facilities.
Issuance of trail-bas...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Montgomery County Pauses Use of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Per federal and state directives the Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) announced today it will pause the use of the Johnson and Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine at its vaccination clinics for the next two days.

This tempora...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Montgomery County Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Open for Everyone Age 16 and Over

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) announced today that registration for the COVID-19 vaccine is now available for everyone age 16 and over. 
Registration is available online at http://vaccine.mo...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Montgomery County Releases New Quarterly Construction Report

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) and the Montgomery County Commerce Department announced today the creation of The Quarterly Construction Report, which inventories active construction projects th...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Pennypacker Mills Announces New “Greetings from Schwenksville” Exhibit

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Pennypacker Mills invites visitors to its new exhibit, “Greetings from Schwenksville,” running now through January 2022. The exhibit features images from the collection of Pennypacker Mills, showing Schwenksville and the surro...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2021

County Receives Largest Vaccine Delivery to Date, Announces Clinics in Pottstown and Lansdale

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their virtual COVID-19 briefing today, the Montgomery County Commissioners provided an update on COVID-19 vaccine operations and announced two new clinics in Pottstown and Lansdale.
For this week only, the...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Montgomery County Announces Pre-Registration for Phase 1B

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health announced today that pre-registration for the COVID-19 vaccine is now available for people who qualify for Phase 1B.
Pre-registration can be accessed by visiting www.montcopa.org/COVID...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Events Start April 24

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County sponsored household hazardous waste collection events will begin on April 24, 2021. The events are by appointment only and pre-registration is requiredCOVID-19 CDC guidelines must be followe...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Update: Additional J&J Vaccine to Accelerate Phase 1A Vaccinations

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their virtual COVID-19 briefing today, the Montgomery County Commissioners provided an update on COVID-19 vaccine operations.
With increased supply of Johnson & Johnson vaccine expected, Montgomery Cou...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Montgomery County Drug Treatment Court Announces Accreditation

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas announced today its Drug Treatment Court has been accredited for adhering to a nationally recognized framework of best practices. After a rigorous process, the Pennsylvania Supreme Cour...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Green Lane Park Announces April Events

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced today two upcoming outdoor events for the spring season. The public is encouraged to register to attend these upcoming family-friendly walks. 
“Spring Beauties – the Wildflowers” Walk 
Saturday, A...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2021

Montgomery County Asks Residents to Self-Identify When They Receive Vaccine

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their virtual COVID-19 briefing today, the Montgomery County Commissioners provided an update on COVID-19 vaccine operations.
Montgomery County's three existing mass vaccination clinics remain on track wit...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Southeast Pennsylvania Counties Issue Joint Statement on Regional PEMA Vaccine Site

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NORRISTOWN, PA – After meeting with the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DoH) regarding plans to open a regional PEMA site to distribute the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, elected officials from the four-county region issued the following stat...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Montgomery County Announces COVID-19 Rent and Utility Relief Program

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their regularly scheduled meeting, the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners announced the return of a funding program to help renters and landlords impacted by COVID-19. The program comes as the CDC’s eviction moratori...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Pottstown Borough

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Pottstown Borough Authority today issued a Boil Water Advisory for the borough’s low pressure zone indicated in on the affected map.
A 20” main break in the vicinity of Manataway Street and E. High St...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2021

County Provides Weekly COVID-19 Update, Announces New Mass Vaccination Site in Willow Grove

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their virtual COVID-19 briefing today, the Montgomery County Commissioners announced a new mass vaccination site in Willow Grove, which will open on Friday, and provided an update on COVID-19 vaccine oper...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Pottsgrove Manor Announces Spring Events

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POTTSTOWN, PA – Join us at Pottsgrove Manor for virtual and in-person colonial-themed events throughout the spring season. Iron Communities with Blaenavon Ironworks will be held virtually. Music in the Manor with Robert Mouland, and Pot...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Montgomery County Provides Weekly COVID-19 Update, Marks One Year of Coronavirus Pandemic

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During their virtual COVID-19 briefing today, the Montgomery County Commissioners marked one year of battling the COVID-19 pandemic and provided an update on COVID-19 vaccine operations.
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Southeast Pennsylvania Counties Issue Statement on COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

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NORRISTOWN, PA – County commissioners, county council members, and state legislators representing Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties met for an hour on Sunday, March 7 with Pennsylvania Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam and other Wolf A...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Montgomery County Declares "Code Blue" for March 4 - 6, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Montgomery County Provides Weekly COVID-19 Update, Launches Mobile Vaccination Effort

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their virtual COVID-19 briefing today, the Montgomery County Commissioners provided an update on COVID-19 vaccine operations.

"I am happy to report that our two mass vaccination clinics remai...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Montgomery County Declares "Code Blue" for March 1 - 2, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a r...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Montgomery County Announces Vaccine Pre-Registration Now Available by Phone

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their virtual COVID-19 briefing today, the Montgomery County Commissioners in coordination with the Montgomery County Office of Senior Services announced that a volunteer service...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Applications for MontcoStrong 2021 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program Open March 12

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners announced today that hospitality industry businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19 can now apply for up to $50,000 in grant funding through the MontcoStro...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Montgomery County “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extended to February 21, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Montgomery County Courts and Offices Closed February 18

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials announced all Courts, facilities, and government offices will be closed Thursday, February 18, 2021 due to inclement weather.
Because the Courthouse is closed, all in-person scheduled events will be re...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2021

County Announces Temporary Closure of First Dose Vaccine Clinics Due to Low Supply & Weather

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their virtual COVID-19 briefing today, the Montgomery County Commissioners announced that its first dose clinics will be closed on Thursday, February 18, and Friday, February 19 due to a combination of de...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2021

MontcoStrong 2021 Restaurant Grant Program Recipients Announced

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners announced today that a total of $6M has been awarded from the MontcoStrong 2021 Restaurant Grant Program to 600 restaurants and food service businesses negat...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Montgomery County Declares "Code Blue" for February 16 - 18, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Montgomery County Declares "Code Blue" for February 10 - 15, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a r...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Montgomery County Announces COVID-19 Hotline

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their virtual COVID-19 briefing today, the Montgomery County Commissioners announced the launch of a COVID-19 hotline for general questions about COVID-19 and the vaccine, and provided updates on vaccine ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Montgomery County Releases CARES Act Impact Report

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners in coordination with the Finance Office today released an update on the County’s allocation of $145 million in funds received through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Montgomery County Declares "Code Blue" for February 5 - 8, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Montgomery County Officials Urge Patience as COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Continues

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their virtual COVID-19 briefing today, the Montgomery County Commissioners reiterated that COVID-19 vaccines are in extremely limited quantity and urged residents to have patience as the vaccine rollout continues....
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Montgomery County Board of Elections Releases Mail-In Ballot Application Process for 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Board of Elections released today upcoming deadlines and information for the 2021 election cycle, including the Unofficial List of Offices
“Any resident who wants to vote by mail will need...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society to Build Green Resource Center in Norristown Farm Park

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) will establish a new Green Resource Center in Montgomery County’s Norristown Farm Park. The PHS Green Resource Center at Farm Park will include amenities and services to benef...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Montgomery County Courts and Offices to Operate on Two-Hour Delay on February 2

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials announced all Courts, facilities, and government offices will be operate on a two-hour delay on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 due to inclement weather.
All in-person matters at the Courts will be pushed back two hou...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Montgomery County Extends "Cold Blue" Cold Weather Emergency to Thursday, February 4, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2021

Montgomery County Courts and Offices Closed February 1

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials announced all Courts, facilities, and government offices will be closed Monday, February 1, 2021 due to inclement weather.
Because the Courthouse is closed, all in-person scheduled events will be rescheduled for...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Montgomery County Extends "Cold Blue" Cold Weather Emergency to Tuesday, February 2, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Montgomery County to Host Virtual Panel Discussions on the Black Family for Black History Month

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County’s Black History Month Committee invites the community to attend a four-week long virtual series of panel discussions for Black History Month. This year’s program will focus on the n...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Montgomery County Urges Patience as COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Continues

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their virtual COVID-19 briefing today, the Montgomery County Commissioners reiterated that COVID-19 vaccines are in extremely limited quantity and residents are urged to have patience as the vaccine rollout continues.&...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Statement of Montgomery County Commissioners on House Bill 55

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Chair and Vice Chair of the Montgomery County Commissioners, Valerie A. Arkoosh, MD, MPH and Kenneth E. Lawrence, Jr. today issued the following joint statement against House Bill 55 in the Pennsylvania General Assem...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Montco Issues "Code Blue" Cold Weather Alert for January 28-31, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the Na...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2021

Montco Issues "Code Blue" Cold Weather Alert for January 24 - 25 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Ser...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Montco Issues "Code Blue" Cold Weather Alert for January 22 - 24 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Ser...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Montgomery County Preserves 10,000 Acres of Farmland

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NORRISTOWN, PA – During their regularly scheduled meeting, the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners today announced the County has reached a historic milestone by preserving 10,000 acres of farmland. Over 30 years, the Montgomery Cou...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Montco Issues "Code Blue" Cold Weather Alert for January 20-21, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Ser...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Montgomery County Reports 2,233 New COVID-19 Cases and 19 Deaths in Past Week

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths from January 13 to 19, 2021. Over the past week, 2,233 additional people tested positive for coronavirus, and 19 people died...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Montgomery County Maintains Aaa Bond Rating

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners announced today they received confirmation to the county’s coveted Aaa bond rating from Moody’s Investors Service for the third consecutive time. 
In its reasoning for why Montgomery Co...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Montgomery County Reports 2,725 New COVID-19 Cases and 52 Deaths in Past Week

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths from January 6 to 12, 2021. Over the past week, 2,725 additional people tested positive for coronavirus, and 52 peo...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 8-10, 2021

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the Na...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Montgomery County Launches First COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today announced plans to vaccinate qualifying healthcare staff at a public vaccination clinic hosted by Montgomery County Community College.
Due to the limited suppl...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Montgomery County Reports 2,489 New COVID-19 Cases and 26 Deaths in Past Week

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths from December 30 to January 5, 2021. Over the past week, 2,489 additional people tested positive for coronavirus, a...
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2021 Press Releases

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Applications Now Open for MontcoStrong 2021 Restaurant Grant Program

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners announced today that restaurants negatively impacted by COVID-19 can now apply for up to $10,000 in grant funding through the MontcoStrong 2021 Restaurant G...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Director of Public Safety Thomas M. Sullivan to Retire in January 2021

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Eagleville, PA – After completing nearly 19 years of service to Montgomery County, Thomas M. Sullivan, Director of the Department of Public Safety, will retire on January 5, 2021. During their December public meeting, the Montgomery County Commi...

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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 2,357 New COVID-19 Cases and 34 Deaths in Past Week

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths from December 23 to December 29, 2020. Over the past week, 2,357 additional people tested positive for coronavirus...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Montco Issues "Code Blue" Cold Weather Alert for December 29, 2020

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of ...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 24, 2020

County Finishes Reconstruction of Ludwig Road Bridge in New Hanover Township

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Montgomery County’s Roads and Bridges team announced today that reconstruction is complete on Bridge 207 located on Ludwig Road over Schlegel Creek in New Hanover Township. During the past several months, work has been on-going in accordance with approved...

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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Montgomery County Completes Lafayette Street Extension Project

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has completed the third and final phase of the Lafayette Street Extension Project, a major transportation project aimed at improving highway access and mobility into downtown Norristown and Plymouth Township. Th...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 2,609 New COVID-19 Cases and 27 Deaths in Past Week

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths from December 16 to December 22, 2020. Over the past week, 2,609 additional people tested positive for coronavirus...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2020

Montgomery County Correctional Facility Receives Fourth Accreditation for Healthcare Compliance

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Eagleville, Pa., has received its fourth accreditation certificate from the National Commission on Correctional Healthcare (NCCHC) for compliance with the NCCHS’s Standards fo...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Montgomery County Adopts 2021 Budget and Five-year Capital Improvement Plan

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners today approved the 2021 Budget and Five-year Capital Improvement Plan during their regularly scheduled Commissioners meeting held virtually. This budget continues the County&...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Montgomery County Announces Reopening of Butler Pike in Plymouth Meeting

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners announced today that construction to repair sinkholes on Butler Pike (between Flourtown/Plymouth Roads and Germantown Pike) is complete, and the road will reopen to vehicular traffic on Friday,...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 3,077 New COVID-19 Cases and 47 Deaths in Past Week

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths from December 9 to December 15, 2020. Over the past week, 3,077 additional people tested positive for coronavirus, ...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Montgomery County Prepares for Winter Storm

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Officials announced today they are ready for the forecasted December 16 winter storm. 
“I strongly encourage all Montgomery County residents to stay home during the winter storm and avoid travel unless absolutely...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for December 14 through December 19

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the Na...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Montgomery County Closing all Historic Site Buildings to the Public Effective Saturday, December 12

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Pursuant to Governor Wolf’s December 10 Protective Mitigation Efforts Order, Montgomery County is closing all historic site buildings to the public effective 12:01 am on Saturday, December 12th until the order’s expiration on January 4th, 2021. 

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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Montgomery County Completes Transition to New Public Safety Radio System

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EAGLEVILLE, PA – On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, in coordination with hundreds of partner agencies and with funding and support from the County Commissioners, successfully completed a transition t...

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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 3,427 New COVID-19 Cases and 18 Deaths in Past Week

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths from December 2 to December 8, 2020. Over the past week, 3,427 additional people tested positive for coro...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Thirty-Nine Firefighters Graduate Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

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Thirty-Nine (39) volunteer firefighters from Montgomery County Fire Academy Class 2002 celebrated the completion of the Pennsylvania Entry Level Firefighter Training program with a virtual graduation ceremony on Tuesday, December 8, 2020.

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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 1,927 New COVID-19 Cases and 12 Deaths in Past Week

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths from November 25 to December 1, 2020. Over the past week, 1,927 additional individuals tested positive for coronavirus, and ...

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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Montgomery County Permanently Preserves Three Farms

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has added three more farms to its growing list of farms permanently preserved under the Montgomery County Agricultural Land Preservation Program. These farms include a 23-acre farm in Perkiomen Township...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Montgomery County Releases Proposed 2021 Budget and Capital Improvement Plan

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners have released the proposed 2021 Budget and Five-year Capital Improvement Plan. This budget continues the County’s commitment to invest in its workforce, infrastructure, and ...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Seven Outstanding Projects Receive 2020 Montgomery Awards

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NORRISTOWN, PA - Seven outstanding projects and their creators were honored today at a virtual Montgomery Awards celebration sponsored by the Montgomery County Planning Commission. This annual program recognizes the best in planning and design, a...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 1,828 New COVID-19 Cases and Seven Deaths in Past Week

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths from November 11 to 17, 2020. An additional 1,828 individuals tested positive for coronavirus, and seven individual...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Montgomery County, PA Schools Ordered to Implement Virtual Instruction for Two Weeks

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NORRISTOWN, PA - The Montgomery County Board of Health voted today to require all Montgomery County public and private K-12 schools to move to virtual or remote learning between November 23 and December 6.
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Registration Open for 2020 Montgomery Awards Celebration

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NORRISTOWN, PA - The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners and the Montgomery County Planning Commission announced today a public invitation to attend the 2020 Montgomery Awards. This celebration of excellence in planning and design w...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: November 11, 2020

Board of Elections Provides Notice of Hearing for Challenges to Provisional Ballots

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NORRISTOWN, PA - The Montgomery County Board of Elections announced today a hearing to consider all challenges to Provisional Ballots cast in the November 3, 2020, General Election. Poll Watchers challenged 4,223 Provisional Ballots cast...
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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 1,093 New COVID-19 Cases and Seven Deaths Over Seven Days

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Montgomery County Reports 1,093 New COVID-19 Cases and Seven Deaths Over Seven Days. A Total Number of 15,307 Cases and 847 Deaths Were Reported. Limited COVID-19 Testing Available on Veterans Day, Updated Testing Schedule Starting Nov. 12

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 782 New COVID-19 Cases and Two Deaths Over Seven Days

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Montgomery County Reports 782 New COVID-19 Cases and Two Deaths Over Seven Days. A Total Number of 14,221 Cases and 840 Deaths Were Reported.
Expanded Testing Site Hours Available at Some Locations Effective November 4

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Montgomery County Board of Elections Announces Election Day 2020 Reporting Process

The Montgomery County Board of Elections released today its reporting process for Election Day 2020. This includes procedures for vote counting, reporting, and anticipated timelines in advance of Election Day.

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 518 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death Over Seven Days

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Montgomery County Reports 518 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death Over Seven Days. A Total Number of 13,442 Cases and 838 Deaths Were Reported.

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 339 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death Over Seven Days

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A Total Number of 12,934 Cases and 837 Deaths Were Reported.

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for 11 Municipalities in Norristown Water System

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Includes all PA American Water customers in its Norristown system: the boroughs of Norristown and Bridgeport and portions of West Norriton, East Norriton, Upper Merion, Plymouth, Lower Providence, Whitpain, Worcester, Whitemarsh, and Perkiomen townships.

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Boil Water Advisory Issued for PA American Water Customers in 11 Montgomery County Municipalities

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This notice applies to all PAW customers in the boroughs of Norristown and Bridgeport and portions of West Norriton, East Norriton, Upper Merion, and Plymouth, Lower Providence, Whitpain, Worcester, Whitemarsh, and Perkiomen townships.

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Montco Cares Program to Provide $12M in Financial Assistance to Childcare Centers and Families

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Montgomery County childcare facilities suffering disruption due to low enrollment and parents struggling to pay for childcare due to loss of income resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic will soon get financial help.

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Montco Reports 276 New COVID-19 Cases and Four Deaths Over Seven Day Period

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Montgomery County Reports 276 New COVID-19 Cases and Four Deaths Over Seven Days. A Total Number of 12,271 Cases and 836 Deaths Were Reported

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Montco Announces 11 Secure Ballot Drop-Off Box Locations for November 3 General Election

Completed mail-in ballots and absentee ballots may be dropped off starting Saturday, October 3. Ballots placed in the secure ballot boxes will be delivered daily to Voter Services, and date stamped when they are received.

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Montco Commerce and HHS Partners with Chamber Alliance for Small Business PPE Kit Distribution

As part of Montgomery County’s response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Board of Commissioners has approved the purchase of 12,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits to be distributed to small businesses throughout the County.

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Montco Announces 2020 - 2021 Flu Clinics Schedule

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Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) will be holding drive-thru flu clinics and weekly walk-up flu clinics in October. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Telenavicate Services Are Now Available!

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TELENAVICATE SERVICES ARE NOW AVAILABLE!

 

Our Office of Community Connections is making sure that residents continue to get access to all needed local, county, and state resources and services during the COVID-19 pandemic through our Navicates who...

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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Montco Reports 266 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death for Seven Day Period

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Montgomery County Reports 266 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death Over Seven Days. A Total Number of 11,750 Cases and 831 Deaths Were Reported.

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 287 New COVID-19 Cases and Two Deaths Over Seven Days

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Montgomery County Reports 287 New COVID-19 Cases and Two Deaths Over Seven Days. A Total Number of 11,501 Cases and 830 Deaths Were Reported

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Mosquito Spraying for West Nile Virus Planned for September 15 and 17 in Lower Moreland Township

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The spray events will occur, weather permitting, on Tuesday, September 15, and Thursday, September 17, 2020, from approximately 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. All areas within the highlighted sections of the attached map will be subjected to the spray.

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 347 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death Over Seven Days

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Montgomery County Reports 347 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death Over Seven Days. A Total Number of 11,233 Cases and 828 Deaths Were Reported.

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Montco Commissioners Arkoosh & Lawrence Join Effort to Restore Oct 31 Census 2020 Response Deadline

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The constitutionally required count of everyone living in the U.S. had been extended to Oct. 31, 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic. But, the Census Bureau announced in August that it would move up the deadline and end the count on September 30.

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Your Way Home Emergency Rent & Utility Coalition Will Assist Montco Households Affected by COVID-19

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Your Way Home Emergency Rent & Utility Coalition Will Assist Montgomery County Households Affected by COVID-19. Applications open on September 8, 2020

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Montco Reports 294 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death Over Seven Day Period

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Montgomery County Reports 294 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death Over Seven Days - A Total Number of 10,893 Cases and 827 Deaths Were Reported

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 295 New COVID-19 Cases and Two Deaths Over Seven Days

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Montgomery County Reports 295 New COVID-19 Cases and Two Deaths Over Seven Days - A Total Number of 10,605 Cases and 826 Deaths Were Reported

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Area of Norristown to Be Sprayed After Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

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The spray event will occur, weather permitting on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, from approximately 8:30 p.m., to 10:30 p.m. All areas within the highlighted sections of the attached map will be subjected to the spray.

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 298 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death Over Seven Days

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths for the seven day period from August 12 to August 18, 2020.

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 275 New COVID-19 Cases and Three Deaths Over Seven Days

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths for the seven day period from August 5 to August 11, 2020. Two hundred seventy-five

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Montgomery County Initiates Montco Pikes: A Vision Plan for Six County Corridors

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Montgomery County owns 75 miles of roadways throughout the County. Many of them date back to colonial times and had begun as private turnpikes. As part of the new Montco Pikes project, the County will be taking a closer look at six main corridors

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 276 New COVID-19 Cases and Two Deaths Over Seven Days

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths for the seven days July 29 to August 4, 2020.

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Montgomery County Establishes Pretrial Services Unit to Implement Bail Reform

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The Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas announced the establishment of a Pretrial Services Unit, a significant component of the criminal justice bail reform movement.

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 383 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death Over Seven Days

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths for the seven days July 22 to July 28, 2020. Three hundred eighty-three

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Pennsylvania CareerLink® Montgomery County Will Move to a Newly Renovated Location In Norristown

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The Pennsylvania CareerLink® Montgomery County, a proud partner of the American Job Center Network, is relocating from 1855 New Hope Street, Norristown, PA to a newly renovated location within the Human Services Center (HSC) at 1430 DeKalb Street

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 297 New COVID-19 Cases and Six Deaths Over Seven Days

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths for the seven days July 15 to July 21, 2020. Two hundred ninety-seven

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

RESTART Montco—New County Initiative Focuses on Planning to Help with Recovery from COVID-19

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RESTART Montco, developed by the Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC), looks at how planning can help our communities recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns due to restrictions and adjust to current reopening guidance.

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

“Code Red” Hot Weather Health Warning Starting July 19

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have issued a Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Montgomery County Releases Guidance for Reopening Pre-K to 12 Schools for Fall 2020

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Montgomery County officials and the Montgomery County Office of Public Health in collaboration with Montgomery County school superintendents have developed general recommendations to support the prevention of the spread of coronavirus in the school

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Montco Reports 227 New COVID-19 Cases and 11 Deaths Over Seven Days

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Montco officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 227 additional individuals tested positive for coronavirus, and 11 individuals died of COVID-19 for the seven-day period July 8 to July 14, 2020.

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

UPDATED COVID-19 Testing Site Information

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- The Montgomery County #COVID-19 testing sites are by appointment only, do not require a vehicle, and are self-administered tests. Testing is available for all ages except infants. *Due to high demand, testing is available to only those who live or work ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Montco HHS Office of Children & Youth and Juvenile Probation to Hold Budget Hearing on Aug. 5

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The Montgomery County HHS Office of Children &Youth and the Juvenile Probation Office will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. to obtain input for the 2021-2022 Child Welfare Needs Based Plan and Budget.

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

IMPORTANT COVID-19 TESTING SITE UPDATES

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UPDATED **IMPORTANT  COVID-19 TESTING SITE UPDATES!**

The Montgomery County COVID-19 testing sites are by appointment only and do not require a vehicle. Individuals who want or need to be tested can register on the intended day of the appointment ...

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2020 Press Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Montgomery County Health and Human Services Partners with Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency

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The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services has partnered with the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) to provide Rent Relief Program (RRP) payments of up to $750 per month in rental assistance to low and moderate-income renters

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Montgomery County Announces Six COVID-19 Testing Site Locations

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Montgomery County officials announced the opening of six COVID-19 walk-up testing sites located throughout the County starting on Monday, July 6. Testing is open for anyone who needs or wants to be tested.

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 29 New COVID-19 Cases and Two Deaths A Total Number of 8,348 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 29 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and two who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 8,348 cases and 799 deaths.

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 117 New COVID-19 Cases and Six Deaths Over Three-Day Period

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths for the three-day period June 27 to June 29. One hundred seventeen (June 27: 66, June 28: 22, June 29: 29)

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 54 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death A Total Number of 8,207 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 54 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and one who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 8,207 cases and 791 deaths.

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 38 New COVID-19 Cases and Five Deaths A Total Number of 8,105 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 38 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and five who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 8,105 cases and 790 deaths.

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 27 New COVID-19 Cases and Four Deaths A Total Number of 8,067 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 27 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and four who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 8,067 cases and 785 deaths.

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 28 New COVID-19 Cases and No Deaths

Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 28 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and none who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 7,892 cases and 778 deaths.

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Montgomery County Declares Juneteenth An Official Holiday All County Offices and Facilities

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Montgomery County offices and facilities will be closed to the public on Friday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration honoring the end of slavery in the United States.

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 74 New COVID-19 Cases and Three Deaths A Total Number of 7,756 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 74 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and three individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 7,756 cases and 768 deaths.

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

“Talk. They Hear You®.” Campaign Encourages Parents to Have Conversations with Children

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The Montgomery County Department of Human Services’ Office of Drug and Alcohol, Family Services of Montgomery County, prevention-focused coalitions, and school districts throughout Montgomery County are collaborating to educate parents and caregivers

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 51 New COVID-19 Cases and 22 Deaths A Total Number of 7,637 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 51 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and 221 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 7,637 cases and 762 deaths.

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Announces Survey Regarding Telehealth

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The Montgomery County Office of Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol is asking individuals who received behavioral health services and their families to share their feedback and experiences with using telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 74 New COVID-19 Cases and 15 Deaths, Expands Testing Criteria

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 74 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and 15 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 7,589 cases and 740 deaths.

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Fifteen Projects Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

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The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that fifteen projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants. The new grants continue an exciting program aimed at implementing the county comprehensive plan, Montco 2040

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 64 New COVID-19 Cases and Four Deaths A Total Number of 7,285 Cases and 7

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 64 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and four individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 7,285 cases and 706 deaths.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Montco Reports 172 New COVID-19 Cases and 16 Deaths Over Three-Day Period

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths for the three-day period of May 30 to June 1.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Montco Expands Election Day Ballot Drop-Off Box Locations for Primary Election on June 2

Montgomery County is expanding the number of secure ballot drop-off boxes to help voters meet the 8 p.m. deadline for the June 2 Primary Election, adding five sites across the County, taking the total in the area to 10.

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Posted on: May 23, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 121 New COVID-19 Cases and 15 Deaths A Total Number of 6,432 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 121 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and 15 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 6,432 cases and 581 deaths.

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Montgomery County Announces Five Secure Ballot Drop-Off Box Locations for June 2 Primary Election

Montgomery County officials announced that five secure ballot drop-off boxes have been installed throughout the County to help voters meet the deadline for the June 2 Primary Election. Completed mail-in ballots and absentee ballots may be dropped off

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Montgomery County Announces Consolidated Polling Places for June 2 Primary Election

Montgomery County officials announced the consolidation of its 352 polling locations for the June 2 primary election in response to poll worker and voter safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: May 16, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 149 New COVID-19 Cases and Eight Deaths A Total Number of 5,790 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 149 additional individuals who tested positive and eight individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 5,790 cases and 4741 deaths. Forty-nine of the

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Posted on: May 16, 2020

Montgomery County Re-opens West Valley Green Bridge in Whitemarsh Township

Montgomery County officials announced today that interim safety repairs on the West Valley Green Bridge over the Wissahickon Creek in Whitemarsh Township were completed on May 14, 2020.

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Posted on: May 9, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 73 New COVID-19 Cases and Nine Deaths A Total Number of 5,010 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 73 additional individuals who tested positive and nine individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 5,010 cases and 414 deaths.

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program Issues Additional $5 Million in Grant Funds

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Montgomery County officials announced today that an additional $5 million in economic development funds would be made available to provide grants to eligible small businesses for the second round of the MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program.

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Posted on: May 2, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 76 New COVID-19 Cases and 13 Deaths A Total Number of 4,385 Cases and 306

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 76 additional individuals who tested positive and 13 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 4,385 cases and 306 deaths.

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Partners With Pennsylvania Harm Reduction

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The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Offices of Drug & Alcohol and Public Health has partnered with the Pennsylvania Harm Reduction Coalition to provide Montgomery County residents access to naloxone during the...

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Posted on: April 26, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 129 New COVID-19 Cases and 13 Deaths A Total Number of 3600 Cases and 207

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 129 additional individuals who tested positive and 13 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 3600 cases and 207 deaths.

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Posted on: April 25, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 93 New COVID-19 Cases and Five Deaths A Total Number of 3474 Cases and 194

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 93 additional individuals who tested positive and five individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 3474 cases and 194 deaths.

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

MontcoPA COVID-19 Response Fund Awards $212K to Nonprofits for Relief Efforts

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Montgomery County officials in partnership with local donors today are announcing that $212,000 has been awarded to 63 nonprofit organizations through the MontCoPA COVID-19 Response Fund.

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Posted on: April 19, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 116 New COVID-19 Cases and Eight Deaths

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 116 additional individuals who tested positive and eight individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 2739 cases and 155 deaths.

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Posted on: April 18, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 201 New COVID-19 Cases and 12 Deaths A Total Number of 2623 Cases and 147

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 201 additional individuals who tested positive and 12 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 2623 cases and 147 deaths.

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

New Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Site to Open in Montgomery County

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On Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 10am, a new drive-through Testing location will open on the Central Campus of the Montgomery County Community College in Whitpain Township. The site will provide self swab COVID-19 testing, by appointment only.

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Montgomery County Partners with Real Time Medical Systems to Detect Nursing Facility COVID-19 Cases

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Montgomery County, PA, has teamed up with Real Time Medical Systems to provide 24/7 electronic Infectious Disease Surveillance of nursing facilities in the county, who have volunteered to share their data. The cloud-based software pulls data

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Posted on: April 11, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 120 New COVID-19 Cases Including Six Deaths A Total Number of 1815 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 120 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 1815 cases and 68 deaths.

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Posted on: April 5, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 101 New COVID-19 Cases Including Four Deaths A Total Number of 989 Cases H

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 101 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 989 cases.

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 110 New COVID-19 Cases Including Three Deaths A Total Number of 888 Cases

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 110 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 888 cases.

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 27 New COVID-19 Cases Total Number of Cases are 431

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 27 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 431 cases.

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Fifth Coronavirus Death Reported in Montgomery County 33 New Cases Reported, Total Cases is 404

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Montgomery County officials today reported the fifth death from COVID-19. The 61-year-old female, who resided in the Municipality of Norristown, died on March 27, 2020.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Montgomery County and Local Partners Announce COVID-19 Response Fund to Support Local Relief Efforts

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Montgomery County officials in partnership with local donors announced today the launch of the MontcoPA COVID-19 Response Fund to support local relief efforts in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Financial contributions will exclusively assist community

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

First Coronavirus Death Reported in Montgomery County 33 New Cases Reported, Total Cases is 110

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Montgomery County officials today reported the first death from COVID-19. The 72-year-old male, who resided in Abington Township and had been hospitalized for several days, died on March 21, 2020.

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Nine More COVID-19 Cases Reported in Montgomery County

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported nine additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 77 cases.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

PA CareerLink® Montgomery County Closed In Response to COVID-19 Concerns

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Due to the COVID-19 recommended response protocol of social distancing, PA CareerLink® Montgomery County, a proud partner of the American Job Center Network, will be closed to the public with plans to reopen Monday, March 30.

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Four More Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported in Montgomery County Total Number of Montgome

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Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported four additional individuals diagnosed presumptive positive with COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 24 cases.

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Posted on: March 8, 2020

Montco Announces Two Additional Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases

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Norristown, PA (March 8, 2020) – Montgomery County officials announced two additional presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Montgomery County today. There are now a total number of four COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County.

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Posted on: March 8, 2020

Montco Issues Emergency Declaration and Update on Two Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases

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Norristown, PA (March 8, 2020) – Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) provided an update on the two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and signed a Declaration of Disaster Emergency.

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Posted on: March 7, 2020

Montco Commerce Cancels Manu-Fest Due to Coronavirus Concerns

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Norristown, PA (February 7, 2020) – The Montgomery County Commerce Department has determined that in light of events that are rapidly evolving related to COVID-19, Manu-Fest and More 2020 will not go ahead as planned on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Montco Health and Human Services To Host Town Hall Meetings on Draft Strategic Plan

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The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will host six Town Hall Meetings facilitated by Public Consulting Group (PCG) to present the draft Health and Human Services Strategic Plan and gather feedback.

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Cash Bail Reform Statement from Montgomery County

We have received questions from individuals and organizations regarding Montgomery County's commitment to cash bail reform and to the Public Defender's office.

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Commerce Department Launches New Montco Site Select Initiative

The Montgomery County Commerce Department is proud to announce the launch of Montco Site Select, a new initiative to help businesses looking for locations connect with those that have available buildings and land for sale or lease in Montgomery County.

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 27 through March 1

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The “Code Blue” Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Thursday, February 27, 2020, at 9 p.m. and ending on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at 9 a.m. During this time, either the temperature or the wind chill is expected to be

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Montgomery County Announces New Leadership at Public Defender's Office

Effective immediately, the Montgomery County Public Defender’s Office will be led by Carol Sweeney and Greg Nester, who will serve as co-chief deputy public defenders going forward.

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Montgomery County Celebrates Accomplishments of African-Americans During Black History Program

Montgomery County residents are invited to attend the annual Black History Program hosted by the Montgomery County Black History Month Committee on Wed., Feb. 26, 2020 from 10 am - 2 pm at the Human Services Center, 1430 DeKalb Street, Norristown.

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 20 through February 22

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

ManuFest & More 2020 - Explore Careers with Area Manufacturers and Trades

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Students, parents and educators from across Bucks and Montgomery counties will gather at ManuFest and More 2020 on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 to learn about in-demand employment sectors for the next workforce generation in manufacturing and trades.

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Montgomery County Coronavirus Preparations and Activities

The Montgomery County Office of Public Health is working closely with the Philadelphia and state Departments of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to monitor developments surrounding the respiratory outbreak first detected in

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Montco Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to January 23, 2020

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, are extending the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency issued last week for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Census Hiring Event in Norristown on Jan. 23 - Positions pay up to $27 per hour

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Looking for part-time work with flexible hours and a way to help your community? The Norristown Area Census Office will conduct a recruitment event on January 23, 2020, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Montgomery County OIC, 1101 Arch Street, Norristown, PA

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 16, 2020

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Montco HHS Announces Grand Opening of Montco Recovery Community Center

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The open house will take place on Thursday, January 16, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 601 DeKalb St., Suite 1, Norristown, PA 19401, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony taking place at 1:30 p.m.

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 8, 2020

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The “Code Blue” Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at 4 p.m. and ending on Friday, January 10, 2020, at 8 a.m.

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Montco Commissioners, Row Officers Sworn In

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The three Montgomery County Commissioners and Row Officers were sworn in on January 6, 2019, at 10:30 a.m., with President Judge Thomas M. DelRiccci presiding. The ceremony took place at the Kaleidoscope Theatre at Ursinus College in Collegeville.

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Montco Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to December 21, 2019

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, is extending a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Montgomery County Launches Census 2020 Complete Count Campaign, Training, and Events

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Montco officials and community leaders announced today a partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau to maximize participation in the 2020 Census and the formation of the Montgomery County Complete Count Committee (CCC) in support of census efforts.

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for December 18, 2019

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

MontCo Adopts $428.4 Million Budget with No Tax Increase

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The Montgomery County Commissioners adopted a $428.4 Million budget for 2020 at today's Commissioners meeting. There is no tax increase for Montgomery County residents for the third year in a row...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for December 11, 2019

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The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Montgomery County Health and Human Services Receives $1.8 Million HUD Grant to Combat Lead Poisoning

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services has received a first-time award of $1.8 million from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Lead Hazard Control & Healthy Homes to address lead and other hazards...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Dog Law Enforcement Office Warns Pennsylvania Dog Owners of Fraudulent Dog License Website

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The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement warned Pennsylvania dog owners looking to purchase new or renewal licenses of a fraudulent website selling dog licenses online.

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Proposed 2020 Budget Presentation

The Montco 2020 Proposed Budget was presented today at the Commissioners meeting. Annual budget expenditures are $428 million, with half of the revenue coming from real estate taxes, 36% coming from grants and 14% coming from departmental earnings.

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

2019 Montgomery Awards Go to Five Outstanding Planning and Preservation Projects

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Five outstanding projects and their creators and a dedicated advocate were honored today at the Montgomery Awards celebration sponsored by the Montgomery County Planning Commission and the Montgomery County Conservation District.

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Montco Issues "Code Blue" Cold Weather Alert for November 12, 2019

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The “Code Blue” Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Tuesday, November, 12 at 2 p.m. and ending on Thursday, November 14, at 10 a.m.

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

RELEASE: Controlled Deer Hunt Scheduled for the Norristown Farm Park

The Montgomery County Division of Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites is now accepting applications to participate in a one day controlled antlerless deer hunt at the Norristown Farm Park on January 15, 2020, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Ribbon-Cutting Launches Completion of Lafayette Street Extension Project in Norristown

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Federal, state, and local officials celebrated today the opening of the Lafayette Street Extension, considered to be the largest local infrastructure project in the Commonwealth.

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Six Municipal Projects Receive Montco Transportation Program Grants

The Montgomery County Commissioners announced at their meeting Thursday that six projects across the county will receive just over $1 million in Montgomery County Transportation Program grants for 2019.

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Power Restored to One Montgomery Plaza

NORRISTOWN, PA (October 17, 2019) -- Offices in One Montgomery County Plaza, Montgomery County’s office building at 425 Swede are open for business Friday, October 18th. Power to the building has been fully restored.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

One Montgomery Plaza Closed Due to a Power Outage - UPDATED

Offices in One Montgomery Plaza, Montgomery County's office building at 425 Swede Street in Norristown will be closed through Thursday, October 17 due to a power outage that is affecting the entire building.

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Montco Senior Services Presents "A Senior's Story of Opioid Addiction, Recover, and Hope"

The Montgomery County Office of Senior Services is sponsoring three free programs that will focus on one senior’s story of opioid addiction, recovery, and hope. The keynote speaker is Don Tollefson, a former Philadelphia sportscaster.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Maple Acres Farm Preservation Celebrated in Plymouth Township

Maple Acres Farm, the last farm in Plymouth Township, was permanently preserved today thanks to a coordinated effort among the Commonwealth, Montgomery County and Plymouth Township.

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Montco Releases Voting System Feedback Report

Montco has issued a report detailing the feedback received from poll workers, voters, the public, and employees on their experience with the new voting system first used in the May Primary Election and the actions being taken to address their concerns.

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Montco Department of HHS Hosts Second Naloxone Give Away Day

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with STOP OVERDOSES IN PA: GET HELP NOW WEEK will host a second naloxone giveaway day on September 25, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 3. p.m.

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Montgomery County Celebrates PARK(ing) Day in Norristown

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Montgomery County will celebrate PARK(ing) Day 2019 on Fri., Sept. 20 from 9 AM to 2 PM in front of the county courthouse on Swede Street. Come see how an ordinary metered parking spot can be transformed into a great public space.

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

9th Annual MY Fest Pennsylvania Event in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Managed Care Solutions announced today the 9th annual MY Fest Pennsylvania will be at White’s Road Park (400 Whites Road, Lansdale, PA) on Sat., Sept. 21 from noon-4 p.m.

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Montco HHS Hosts Naloxone Distribution and Education Event in Ambler

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Offices of Drug & Alcohol and Public Health are sponsoring a free Naloxone distribution and education event on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in Ambler.

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Code Red Hot Weather Warning Extended

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The Montgomery County Commissioners have extended the Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning based on the forecasts from the National Weather Service to Thursday, Aug. 22nd.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning

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The Montgomery County Commissioners have declared a Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning for Montgomery County beginning Sunday, August 18, 2019 until Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Reports on Housing In Montco Indicate a Vibrant Real Estate Market

The number of housing units built and nonresidential square footage completed in Montgomery County in 2018 shows a hot suburban real estate market, according to two new reports issued by the Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC).

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Montco Office of Aging & Adult Services Announces Name Change

Norristown, PA (July 15, 2019) - The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services announced today that the Office of Aging and Adult Services will begin operating under the name Office of Senior Services, effective immediately.

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Montgomery County Announces 100% Wind Power Purchase & Commitment to Sustainable Operations

The Montgomery County Commissioners announced a wind energy purchase that will power all of the county’s electrical accounts with emission-free renewable power.

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Fifteen Projects Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

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The Montgomery County Commissioners announced Thursday that fifteen projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants. The new grants continue a program aimed at implementing the county comprehensive plan, Montco 2040: A Shared Vision.

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Montco & Chesco to Hold Public Meeting on Keim Street Bridge

Montgomery and Chester counties will conduct a public meeting and plans display on Wednesday, May 22nd for the public to give input on the Keim Street Road Bridge Replacement.

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Montco Commerce Department Launches Enhanced Economic Development Initiative

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The Montgomery County Commerce Department announced enhancements to MontcoForward, its economic development initiative and campaign, during a kick-off event at Montgomery County Community College on May 3 at 10 a.m.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Montgomery County Commissioners open Pottstown section of Schuylkill River Trail

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Montgomery County recently completed the construction of 1.1 miles of multi-use trail and the installation of 1.0 mile of shared bicycle lanes along Industrial Highway and Hanover Streets in Pottstown and Lower Pottsgrove Townships.

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Montco Housing Market Surges on 3.4 Percent Median Price Increase in 2018

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The latest report on housing prices in Montgomery County indicates that the housing market in the county has moved beyond recovery and is in a state of growth following the housing bubble that began to burst in 2007.

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Saving Our Bees and What You Can do to Help

Come to Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, May 11, from 10 am to 12 pm in the Classroom Building to hear a special presentation on how you can help bees survive.

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Department of Public Safety Telecommunicator Hiring Marathon

An Open Testing/Hiring Marathon, including tours of the 9-1-1 Center, for interested applicants will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the Montgomery County Emergency Operations Center. No appointment is necessary.

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Montco Sells $116.9 Million in Bonds, Yields $5 Million in Future Savings

Montgomery County announced the results of competitive bidding on a series of three bond offerings totaling $116.9 million at Thursday’s Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

New Voting System Demos and 'Conversations with the Commissioners'

Montgomery County has scheduled a series of demos of the new voter-marked paper ballot system with a verifiable paper trail. The main demo is scheduled for this Sat. April 6 from 9 am to noon at Ambler Borough Hall, 131 Rosemary Avenue, Ambler, PA 19002.

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Montgomery County Maintains Aaa Bond Rating

The Montgomery County Commissioners have received confirmation to the county's coveted Aaa bond rating from Moody's Investors Service.

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Four Farms Permanently Preserved in Montco

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Montgomery County has added four more farms to its growing list of farms permanently preserved under the Montgomery County Agricultural Land Preservation Program, which is administered by the Montgomery County Planning Commission.

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Montgomery County Planning Commission Seeks Nomination for 2019 Montgomery Awards

The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is looking for projects and people that represent the best in site design, environmental stewardship, and planning advocacy in Montgomery County and invites the public to submit nominations for ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

"Code Blue" Cold Weather Declaration

A "Code Blue" Cold Weather Declaration has been declared for Montgomery County starting Monday, March 4th at 6 p.m. and ending Saturday, March 9th at 8 p.m.

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Montco HHS Will Host Naloxone Distribution and Education Event in Pottstown

Montco HHS will host a free Naloxone distribution and education event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 5th at the Montgomery County Community College West Campus, 101 College Dr., Pottstown, South Building, Community Room.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Youth - Law Enforcement Forum

Montgomery County's Disproportionate Minority Contact Working Group will host a Youth-Law Enforcement Forum from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday March 5th at Eagleville Hospital, 100 Eagleville Road, Eagleville, PA 19403.

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of disability and death in children and adolescents in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Montgomery County's Annual Black History Program

Montgomery County residents are invited to attend the annual Black History Program on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Montgomery County Human Services Center, 1430 DeKalb Street, Norristown.

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

State of the County Address

The Montgomery County Commissioners delivered their State of the County Address at today's Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

All Montgomery County Courts and Offices Closed

All Montgomery County Courts and offices will be closed today, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 due to inclement weather. The National Weather Service is predicting snow throughout the day, changing to freezing rain in the afternoon.

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Power Restored To One Montgomery Plaza Normal Operation Thursday, Feb. 14th

– Offices in One Montgomery County Plaza, Montgomery County’s office building at 425 Swede Street, will return to normal operations on Thursday, Feb. 14th. Power to the building has been fully restored.

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

One Montgomery County Closed Due to a Power Outage

Offices in One Montgomery County Plaza, Montgomery County’s office building at 425 Swede Street, will be closed today, Wednesday, Feb. 13th, due to a power outage that is affecting the entire building.

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Shining A Light On The Opioid Crisis

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Drug and Alcohol, through its contracted provider, Be a Part of the Conversation, is hosting free community forums about the opioid crisis.

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Overdose Awareness Billboard Competition

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Drug and Alcohol, in partnership with the Montgomery County Overdose Task Force, hosted its annual Overdose Awareness Billboard Competition for high school students ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2019

Montgomery County Commissioners Announce New Paid Parental Leave Policy

The Montgomery County Commissioners announced a new parental leave policy for eligible county employees that will provide up to six weeks of paid parental leave during the 12 months immediately following the birth, adoption, guardianship or ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Montgomery County Now Accepting Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Applications for 2019

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The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is seeking applications for the 2019 cycle of the Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Program. Applications are due March 1, 2019.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

ManuFest 2019 Invites Students and Parents to Explore Careers with Area Manufacturers

For the past five years MontcoWorks, the workforce development board for Montgomery County, has gathered regional employers to showcase for our future workforce the in-demand, high paying opportunities that a career in manufacturing can offer.

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

For Montgomery County Residents Looking for Work, Help is Just a Call (or Click) Away

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Montgomery County residents who are looking for work can access a range of services through programs administered by the Montgomery County Workforce Development Board.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

12/20/2018 Fentanyl Supplier Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking and is Sentenced to 18-40 Years

Fentanyl Supplier Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking and is Sentenced to 18-40 Years

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

12/19/2018 Alexey Uversky of Elkins Park Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

Alexey Uversky of Elkins Park Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

12/07/2018 Camren Williams, 17, Arrested on Murder Charges Related to Nov. 18 Pottstown Homicide

Camren Williams, 17, Arrested on Murder Charges Related to Nov. 18 Pottstown Homicide

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

12/06/2018 DA Announces Identities in Whitemarsh Township Death Investigation

DA Announces Identities in Whitemarsh Township Death Investigation

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

12/04/2018 DA Announces Investigation into Two Deaths in Whitemarsh Township

DA Announces Investigation into Two Deaths in Whitemarsh Township

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

12/04/2018 District Attorney's 12th Annual SPCA Holiday Support Drive Launched This Week

District Attorney's 12th Annual SPCA Holiday Support Drive Launched This Week

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

11/29/2018 Statement from DA RE: Kathleen Kane

Statement from DA RE: Kathleen Kane

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

11/29/2018 Rehrig, Wieder Charged with Animal Cruelty, Deaths of Exotic Animals in Upper Hanover

Rehrig, Wieder Charged with Animal Cruelty, Deaths of Exotic Animals in Upper Hanover

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

11/27/2018 Aaron Taylor Arrested for Nov 18 Home Invasion Murder in Pottstown

Aaron Taylor Arrested for Nov 18 Home Invasion Murder in Pottstown

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

11/21/2018 DA Seeks Public's Help Identifying Persons Responsible for Homicide of Sylvia Williams

DA Seeks Public's Help Identifying Persons Responsible for Homicide of Sylvia Williams

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

11/19/2018 DA Announces Investigation into Homicide of Sylvia Williams in Pottstown

DA Announces Investigation into Homicide of Sylvia Williams in Pottstown

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

11/08/2018 $10,000 Reward: DA Appeals for Help in Murder of Julie Barnyock in Lansdale

$10,000 Reward: DA Appeals for Help in Murder of Julie Barnyock in Lansdale

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

11/06/2018 Matthew Laver of Souderton Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

Matthew Laver of Souderton Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

11/02/2018 Drug Trafficking Organization Dismantled

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

10/26/2018 Steven Quadrel Arrested for First-Degree Murder of His Father in Norristown

Steven Quadrel Arrested for First-Degree Murder of His Father in Norristown

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

10/25/2018 $10,000 Reward for Info Regarding the Traffic Dispute Homicide in Cheltenham

$10,000 Reward for Info Regarding the Traffic Dispute Homicide in Cheltenham

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

10/19/2018 Video and Photo Released in Cheltenham Traffic Dispute Homicide

Video and Photo Released in Cheltenham Traffic Dispute Homicide

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

10/18/2018 Record 47 Locations in Montgomery County Accepting Unwanted Medicines on Oct. 27, 2018

Record 47 Locations in Montgomery County Accepting Unwanted Medicines on Oct. 27, 2018

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

10/16/2018 Traffic Dispute Leads to Homicide in Cheltenham; Detectives Seeking Info

Traffic Dispute Leads to Homicide in Cheltenham; Detectives Seeking Info

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

10/11/2018 Man Arrested for Sexual Assault After Luring Girls on Facebook, Meeting Underage Girl

Man Arrested for Sexual Assault After Luring Girls on Facebook, Meeting Underage Girl

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

10/05/2018 Dylann Bragg of Glenside Charged with Possessing Child Pornography

Dylann Bragg of Glenside Charged with Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

10/03/2018 Nafees Frazier and Zariyus Johnson Arrested for Murder of Derrick Lynch on Sept. 23

Nafees Frazier and Zariyus Johnson Arrested for Murder of Derrick Lynch on Sept. 23

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

10/02/2018 Montgomery County Drug Take Back Day Set for Oct 27

Montgomery County Drug Take Back Day Set for Oct 27

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

8/23/2018 DA Announces Investigation Into Homicide in Lower Merion

DA Announces Investigation Into Homicide in Lower Merion

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News Flash

Posted on: December 30, 2015

12/30/2015 Cosby Arraigned and Posts Bail; Preliminary Hearing Set for January 14, 2016 at 9 AM

Cosby Arraigned and Posts Bail; Preliminary Hearing Set for January 14, 2016 at 9 AM

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Posted on: December 30, 2015

12/30/2015 Cosby Charged With Aggravated Indecent Assault

Cosby Charged With Aggravated Indecent Assault

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Posted on: December 28, 2015

12/28/2015 Joint Investigation Into Fatal Crash In Horsham

Joint Investigation Into Fatal Crash In Horsham

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Posted on: December 22, 2015

12/22/2015 Homicide Investigation Ongoing in Norristown

Homicide Investigation Ongoing in Norristown

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Posted on: December 21, 2015

12/21/2015 Joint Investigation Leads to Arrest of Heroin Dealers

Joint Investigation Leads to Arrest of Heroin Dealers

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Posted on: December 18, 2015

12/18/2015 Investigation Into Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Collegeville

Investigation Into Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Collegeville

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Posted on: December 1, 2015

12/01/2015 Ninth Annual District Attorney's SPCA Support Drive Announced

Ninth Annual District Attorney's SPCA Support Drive Announced

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Posted on: November 30, 2015

11/30/2015 Three Dead in Hatfield Township

Three Dead in Hatfield Township

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Posted on: September 28, 2015

09/28/2015 Update on Lower Moreland Home Invasion and Homicide Investigation

Update on Lower Moreland Home Invasion and Homicide Investigation

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Posted on: September 28, 2015

09/28/2015 Man Charged with Aggravated Assault,Simple Assault,Endangering the Welfare of a Child

Man Charged with Aggravated Assault,Simple Assault,Endangering the Welfare of a Child

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

08/31/2015 Hatboro Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Hatboro Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

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News Flash

Posted on: January 12, 2017

1/12/2017 Bryan Monica of Limerick Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

Bryan Monica of Limerick Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

12/20/2016 Tow Truck Driver Charged In Dec. 2 Fatal Crash

Tow Truck Driver Charged In Dec. 2 Fatal Crash

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Posted on: December 17, 2016

12/17/2016 Matthew Wertz Arrested for Murder in Conshohocken

Matthew Wertz Arrested for Murder in Conshohocken

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

12/16/2016 Victim Identified in Conshohocken Homicide

Victim Identified in Conshohocken Homicide

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

12/16/2016 Flannery Charged with More Than 100 Felony Counts of Child Pornography

Flannery Charged with More Than 100 Felony Counts of Child Pornography

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

12/15/2016 Pottstown Heroin Dealer Sentenced to 8.5-20 Years

Pottstown Heroin Dealer Sentenced to 8.5-20 Years

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

12/9/2016 Hatboro Woman Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Overdose Death

Hatboro Woman Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Overdose Death

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

12/7/2016 Montco Fugitive Gerard Zalewski Found in England

Montco Fugitive Gerard Zalewski Found in England

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

12/6/2016 William Davis of Skippack Arrested for Child Pornography

William Davis of Skippack Arrested for Child Pornography

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

12/02/2016 Detectives Asking for Help in 1993 Murder of Julie Barnyock; $10,000 Reward Available

Detectives Asking for Help in 1993 Murder of Julie Barnyock; $10,000 Reward Still Available

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

11/30/2016 Pediatrician David Kennedy Arrested for Possessing Sexually Explicit Images of Children

Pediatrician David Kennedy Arrested for Possessing Sexually Explicit Images of Children

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

11/28/2016 Bobby Brown of Norristown Arrested for Attempted Murder

11/28/2016 Bobby Brown of Norristown Arrested for Attempted Murder

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

8/24/2016 Clinton Art Holmes Cited for 28 Instances of Animal Cruelty in Barto

Clinton Art Holmes Cited for 28 Instances of Animal Cruelty in Barto

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

8/23/2016 Upper Gwynedd Township Man Arrested for Distributing and Possessing Child Pornography

Upper Gwynedd Township Man Arrested for Distributing and Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

8/18/2016 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Human Trafficking and Involuntary Servitude

Philadelphia Man Arrested for Human Trafficking and Involuntary Servitude

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

8/10/2016 19-Year-Old Joshua Trunk Arrested for Murder of Mother and Boyfriend in Ambler

19-Year-Old Joshua Trunk Arrested for Murder of Mother and Boyfriend in Ambler

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

7/29/2016 Aykee Scott Arrested for Pottstown Shooting, Firearms Charges

Aykee Scott Arrested for Pottstown Shooting, Firearms Charges

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Posted on: July 28, 2016

7/28/2016 Thomas Kaczmarek of Norristown Charged With Multiple Felonies Related to Seeking A Child O

Thomas Kaczmarek of Norristown Charged With Multiple Felonies Related To Seeking A Child Online to Sexually Exploit

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Posted on: July 27, 2016

7/27/16 Jason Gattuso of Chalfont Arrested on Felony Illegal Sexual Contact With Two Teenage Student

Jason Gattuso of Chalfont Arrested on Felony Illegal Sexual Contact With Two Teenage Students

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

06/27/2016 Marcus Forte of Warrington Arrested on Multiple Charges Related to Illegal Sexual Contact

Marcus Forte of Warrington Arrested on Multiple Charges Related to Illegal Sexual Contact with a 13-Year-Old Girl

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Posted on: May 27, 2016

05/27/2016 Statement Re: May 24th Fire at North Penn High School

Statement Re: May 24th Fire at North Penn High School

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News Flash

Posted on: December 20, 2017

12/20/2017 A Night For the Lukens Family Fundraiser Jan. 20

A Night For the Lukens Family Fundraiser Jan. 20

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

12/4/2017 Second Program for Drug Offenders Launched by Upper Perk Police, DA

Second Program for Drug Offenders Launched by Upper Perk Police DA

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

11/30/2017 11th Annual SPCA Drive Kicks Off Dec. 1

11th Annual SPCA Drive Kicks Off Dec. 1

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

11/29/2017 Drug Trafficker David Pacheco Recieves 40 to 80-Year Sentence Today

Drug Trafficker David Pacheco Recieves 40 to 80-Year Sentence Today

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

11/27/2017 James Wheelock of Glenside Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

James Wheelock of Glenside Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

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Posted on: November 24, 2017

11/24/2017 Luciana Stock Charged with Homicide by Vehicle for Death of Franconia Township Worker

Luciana Stock Charged with Homicide by Vehicle for Death of Franconia Township Worker in Car Crash

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

11/20/2017 Investigation of Officer-Involved Shooting Concludes; Officers Cleared in Use of Force

Investigation of Officer-Involved Shooting Concludes; Officers Cleared in Use of Force

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

10/2/2017 Pottstown Man Charged With Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in March 30 Fatal Overdose

Pottstown Man Charged With Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in March 30 Fatal Overdose

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

8/31/2017 Former Police Officer Facing Felony Theft Other Charges

Former Police Officer Facing Felony Theft Other Charges

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

8/14/2017 Law School Interns Macaulay and Todorow Win DA Mock Trial Competition

Law School Interns Macaulay and Todorow Win Da Mock Trial Competition

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

8/3/2017 Derrick Cosby Arrested for Shooting Death of Jeremy Chasteen in Hatfield Township

Derrick Cosby Arrested for Shooting Death of Jeremy Chasteen in Hatfield Township

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

8/3/2017 Fatal Crash on West Main Street in Norristown Under Investigation

Fatal Crash on West Main Street in Norristown Under Investigation

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

8/2/2017 Homicide Warrant Issued for Steven Holmes for the Pottstown Stabbing; Victim Identified

Homicide Arrest Warrant Issued for Steven Holmes for the Pottstown Stabbing; Victim Identified

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

8/1/2017 Jogger Sexually Assaulted at Gunpoint in Norristown Farm Park; Police Seeking Information

Jogger Sexually Assaulted at Gunpoint in Norristown Farm Park; Police Seeking Information

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

8/1/2017 Pottstown Stabbing Murder Under Investigation

Pottstown Stabbing Murder Under Investigation

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

4/14/2017 AG, District Attorney Announce the Arrest of Philadelphia Man for

Attorney General, District Attorney Announce the Arrest of Philadelphia Man for "Drug Delivery Resulting in Death" in Upper Merion Fatal Overdose

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

1/12/2017 Bryan Monica of Limerick Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

1/12/2017 Bryan Monica of Limerick Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

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News Flash

Posted on: December 26, 2019

12/26/2019: Ambler Man Arrested for Murder

Maximillian Han of Ambler was arrested for the Murder of his Father.

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

12/18/2019 Michael Dolan of Lafayette Hill Charged with Disseminating, Possessing Child Pornography

Michael Dolan of Lafayette Hill Charged with Disseminating, Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

12/10/2019: Conviction and Sentence of William H. Cosby Jr Upheld

PA Superior Court upheld the sexual assault conviction and sentence of William H. Cosby Jr. today.

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

12/9/2019: Kevin Courts Arrested for Drug Trafficking

KEVIN COURTS OF HATBORO ARRESTED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING FOLLOWING INVESTIGATION INTO GAME LAW VIOLATIONS

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

12/06/2019 Montgomery County Shining Light on Dangers of Prostitution Through Stings

Montgomery County Shining Light on Dangers of Prostitution Through Stings

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

12/04/2019 Stephen Moore Arrested for First-Degree Murder in the Easter Sunday Homicide in Pottstown

Stephen Moore Arrested for First-Degree Murder in the Easter Sunday Homicide in Pottstown

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

12/03/2019 Brian Groo of Horsham Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

Brian Groo of Horsham Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

11/26/2019 William Torres Arrested for Murder of Jeanne Edwards in Lower Moreland Yesterday

William Torres Arrested for Murder of Jeanne Edwards in Lower Moreland Yesterday

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

11/25/2019 DA Announces Homicide Investigation in Lower Moreland Township

DA Announces Homicide Investigation in Lower Moreland Township

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

11/25/2019 Erick Hall Charged with Robbing Three Banks in Montgomery and Delaware Counties

Erick Hall Charged with Robbing Three Banks in Montgomery and Delaware Counties

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

11/21/2019 Coroner's Office Finds the Springfield Township Deaths Double Homicide-Suicide

Coroner's Office Finds the Springfield Township Deaths Double Homicide-Suicide

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

11/20/2019 DA Announces Investigation into Three Springfield Township Deaths

DA Announces Investigation into Three Springfield Township Deaths

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

11/18/2019 Heroin Trafficking Operation in Montgomery County and Mercer County (NJ) Dismantled

Heroin Trafficking Operation in Montgomery County and Mercer County (NJ) Dismantled

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

11/13/2019 Nemias Perez Severiano Arrested for the Hit and Run Death of Veteran Samuel W. Jackson

Nemias Perez Severiano Arrested for the Hit and Run Death of Veteran Samuel W. Jackson

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

11/12/2019 Frank Maley Charged with Four Bank Robberies Throughout Montgomery County

Frank Maley Charged with Four Bank Robberies Throughout Montgomery County

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

11/06/2019 Montco DA Sues to Stop Vaping-Industry Giant JUUL from Harming Minors

Montco DA Sues to Stop Vaping-Industry Giant JUUL from Harming Minors

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

11/04/2019 Montco Prosecutors Available to Respond to Possible Election Day Complaints

Montco Prosecutors Available to Respond to Possible Election Day Complaints

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

10/31/2019 Shamsuzzaman Mollah Charged with Abuse of Corpse Related to Death of Daniel Torres

Shamsuzzaman Mollah Charged with Abuse of Corpse Related to Death of Daniel Torres

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

10/29/2019 Carol Snyder of Green Lane Charged with Stealing more than $600,000 from her Employer

Carol Snyder of Green Lane Charged with Stealing more than $600,000 from her Employer

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

10/22/2019 Philadelphia Woman Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in April Fatal Overdose

Philadelphia Woman Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in April Fatal Overdose

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

10/21/2019 Mason Hall, 19, Arrested for 2017 Norristown Farm Park Sexual Assault

Mason Hall, 19, Arrested for 2017 Norristown Farm Park Sexual Assault

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

10/16/2019 43 Montco Locations Will Collect Unwanted Meds on Drug Take Back Day on Oct 26

43 Montco Locations Will Collect Unwanted Meds on Drug Take Back Day on Oct 26

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

10/15/2019: Tracy Crabbe Jr. & John Manetta; Arrested for Drug Delivery Resulting in Death

Tracey Crabbe Jr & John Manetta arrested for a drug delivery that resulted in a fatal overdose.

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

10/09/2019 DA Kevin Steele Inducted into Prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers

DA Kevin Steele Inducted into Prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

09/30/2019 Brandon Thompson Arrested for April 2nd Murder of Alonzo Anthony in Norristown

Brandon Thompson Arrested for April 2nd Murder of Alonzo Anthony in Norristown

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

09/25/2019 20-Year-Old Armani Rhedrick Arrested for the Homicide of Otis Harris in Pottstown

20-Year-Old Armani Rhedrick Arrested for the Homicide of Otis Harris in Pottstown

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

09/24/2019 Free Gun Disposal Event Helps Residents Get Rid of 65 Firearms Including an Uzzi

Free Gun Disposal Event Helps Residents Get Rid of 65 Firearms Including an Uzzi

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

09/23/2019 Juan Tox Caal Arrested for Homicide of Rolando Popsacul in Norristown

Juan Tox Caal Arrested for Homicide of Rolando Popsacul in Norristown

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

09/20/2019 Derrick Goins Arrested for First-Degree Murder of Keith Robinson

Derrick Goins Arrested for First-Degree Murder of Keith Robinson

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

09/06/2019 Elijah Davis Arrested for First-Degree Murder; Reward Still Available for Derrick Goins

Elijah Davis Arrested for First-Degree Murder; Reward Still Available for Derrick Goins

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

8/22/2019: Operation Safe Homes - Free Gun Turn in Event

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2ND ANNUAL “OPERATION SAFE HOMES” FREE GUN TURN-IN EVENT
SET FOR SEPT. 18 & 21 AT EIGHT POLICE DEPARTMENTS IN MONTCO

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

8/20/2019: $1,000 Reward Offered

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$1,000 REWARD OFFERED FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARRESTS OF DERRICK GOINS AND ELIJAH DAVIS; WANTED FOR FIRST-DEGREE MURDER

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

8/16/2019: Courtney Clinton Arrested in Fatal Crash

Courtney Clinton Arrested for Homicide By Vehicle in August 4th Fatal Crash

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

8/15/2019: Two Men Charged with Armed Robberies

Two Men Charged with Armed Robberies and Illegal Firearms Possession

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

8/12/2019: Kaelin and Pisarcik Win DA's Mock Trial

Law School Interns Kaelin and Pisarcik Win DA's Mock Trial Competition

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

8/1/2019: Four Pottstown Men Charged with Murder

Four Pottstown Men Charged with the March 30th Murder of Keith Robinson

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

7/15/2019: Free Touch a Truck Event in Norristown

Free Touch a Truck Event in Norristown on July 20 to Feature 25 Working Vehicles

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

07/09/2019 Kelsey McCabe Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in Lansdale Fatal Overdose

Kelsey McCabe Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in Lansdale Fatal Overdose

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

06/28/2019 Marquis Thomas Charged with First-Degree Murder in Death of 4-Year-Old Girl in 2016

Marquis Thomas Charged with First-Degree Murder in Death of 4-Year-Old Girl in 2016

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

06/25/2019 Drug Traffickers Shipped Stuffed Animals Filled with Opioids from California to Montco

Drug Traffickers Shipped Stuffed Animals Filled with Opioids from California to Montco

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

06/11/2019 Russell Montalvo-Fernandez Being Sought for Jan 23rd Murder, Robbery in Norristown

Russell Montalvo-Fernandez Being Sought for Jan 23rd Murder, Robbery in Norristown

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

06/04/2019 Three Individuals Charged with Gun Trafficking, Dealing Cocaine and Methamphetamine

Three Individuals Charged with Gun Trafficking, Dealing Cocaine and Methamphetamine

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

05/20/2019 Jacqueline Jackson Arrested for Overnight Homicide of Charles Dewalt in Norristown

Jacqueline Jackson Arrested for Overnight Homicide of Charles Dewalt in Norristown

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

05/10/2019 Inmate Joseph Hodum Now Charged with Murder After Former Cellmate Died From the Attack

Inmate Joseph Hodum Now Charged with Murder After Former Cellmate Died From the Attack

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

05/08/2019 DA Steele Honors Four Civilians and 35 Members of Law Enforcement with Commendations

DA Steele Honors Four Civilians and 35 Members of Law Enforcement with Commendations

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

05/07/2019 Keith Lucas of Glenside Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

Keith Lucas of Glenside Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

04/24/2019 Stephen Moore Sought for Murder of Joshua Smith; Public's Help Needed

Stephen Moore Sought for Murder of Joshua Smith; Public's Help Needed

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

04/22/2019 Victim's Identity in April 21 Homicide: Joshua Smith of Pottstown

Victim's Identity in April 21 Homicide: Joshua Smith of Pottstown

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

04/21/2019 DA Announces Investigation into Homicide in Pottstown

DA Announces Investigation into Homicide in Pottstown

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

04/16/2019 Darryl McMillian Arrested for Overnight Homicide of James Madison in Pottstown

Darryl McMillian Arrested for Overnight Homicide of James Madison in Pottstown

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

04/04/2019 Inmate Joseph Hodum Charged with Attempted Murder for Attack on Cellmate

Inmate Joseph Hodum Charged with Attempted Murder for Attack on Cellmate

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

04/03/2019 DA Announces Investigation into Homicide of Alonzo Anthony in Norristown

DA Announces Investigation into Homicide of Alonzo Anthony in Norristown

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

03/31/2019 DA Announces Investigation into Homicide of Keith Robinson in Pottstown

DA Announces Investigation into Homicide of Keith Robinson in Pottstown

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

03/28/2019 Five Defendants Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death

Five Defendants Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

03/11/2019 Two Women Murdered in West Norriton Home; Suspect in Custody

Two Women Murdered in West Norriton Home; Suspect in Custody

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

03/06/2019 Scott Neff of North Wales Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

Scott Neff of North Wales Charged with Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

02/11/2019 Henry Diaz-Ayala of Philadelphia Sought in Jan. 23 Norristown Murder

Henry Diaz-Ayala of Philadelphia Sought in Jan. 23 Norristown Murder

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

02/03/2019 Jules Ross Jr. Arrested for Murder of Johnny Johnson in Upper Dublin

Jules Ross Jr. Arrested for Murder of Johnny Johnson in Upper Dublin

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

01/24/2019 DA Announces Investigation in Homicide of Ralph Williams in Norristown

DA Announces Investigation in Homicide of Ralph Williams in Norristown

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

01/18/2019 Investigation into Death of Elderly Couple in Whitemarsh Found No Evidence of a Crime

Investigation into Death of Elderly Couple in Whitemarsh Found No Evidence of a Crime

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

01/14/2019 Three Men from Operation Poison Control Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

Three Men from Operation Poison Control Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

01/09/2019 Sean Emmell Charged with First-Degree Murder After Man Dies from Jan. 3rd Stabbing

Sean Emmell Charged with First-Degree Murder After Man Dies from Jan. 3rd Stabbing

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News Flash

Posted on: September 15, 2020

9/14/2020 DA Announces Homicide Investigation in New Hanover Township

DA Announces Homicide Investigation in New Hanover Township

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

09/14/2020 DA Announces Investigation in Lower Merion Homicide

DA Announces Investigation in Lower Merion Homicide

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

9/10/2020 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Trafficking Fentanyl Disguised as Oxycodone Pills

Philadelphia Man Arrested for Trafficking Fentanyl Disguised as Oxycodone Pills

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

9/3/2020 Son-in-Law Charged with Felonies in Theft of more than $484,000 from a Family Business

Son-in-Law Charged with Felonies in Theft of more than $484,000 from a Family Business

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

8/27/2020 Three Men Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges

Three Men Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

8/26/2020 Treasurer Charged with Felonies for Theft of More Than $43,000 from West End Fire Co.

Treasurer Charged with Felonies for Theft of More Than $43,000 from West End Fire Co.

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Interns from Villanova and Drexel Law Schools Win DA's Mock Trial Competition

The winners of the DA’s Office 20th Annual Summer Intern Mock Trial Competition. The winners were Leah George from Villanova University and Jillian Kennedy from Drexel University.

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

8/20/20 Disbarred Attorney Charged with Theft of $563000 in Client Funds

Disbarred attorney Michael F. Bradley, 50, of Warrington, Pa., on multiple felonies for the theft and misappropriation of more than $563,000 of insurance settlement funds.

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

08/11/2020 Abington Death Investigation Finds Victim Murdered by Husband, Who Killed Himself

Abington Death Investigation Finds Victim Murdered by Husband, Who Killed Himself

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

08/10/2020 DA Announces Death Investigation in Abington

DA Announces Death Investigation in Abington

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

7/27/2020 Gilbert Newton III Arrested for Murder of Ex-Girlfriend at Meadowbrook Train Station

Gilbert Newton III Arrested for Murder of Morgan McCaffery at Meadowbrook Train Station

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Posted on: July 26, 2020

7/26/2020 Cheltenham Man Arrested for Double Homicide

Frederick Clea arrested for murders of his wife, mother-in-law at their Cheltenham township residence.

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

7/23/2020 Richard Gilbert of Upper Providence Township Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges

Richard Gilbert of Upper Providence Township Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges

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Posted on: July 11, 2020

07/09/2020 2019 Annual Report Highlights Units, Programs, Initiatives and Notable Cases

2019 Annual Report Highlights Units, Programs, Initiatives and Notable Cases

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

6/26/2020 Two Men Arrested for Burglarizing 10 Churches, Auto Thefts and Selling Stolen Property

Two Men Arrested for Burglarizing 10 Churches, Auto Thefts and Selling Stolen Property

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

6/22/2020 Man Arrested for Institutional Sexual Assault of 16 Year Old at Bryn Mawr Hospital

Man Arrested for Institutional Sexual Assault of 16 Year Old at Bryn Mawr Hospital

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

6/08/2020 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Luring a 15 Year Old to Meet Him for Sex Using Instagram

Philadelphia Man Arrested for Luring a 15 Year Old to Meet Him for Sex Using Instagram

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

5/26/2020 Russell Schultz of Norristown Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges

Russell Schultz of Norristown Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

5/12/2020 Child Abuse Reports Down 61%; Public's Help Needed

Child Abuse Reports Down 61%; Public's Help Needed

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

5/08/2020 Investigation Finds Shooting was Legal Use of Force

Investigation Finds Shooting was Legal Use of Force

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

4/17/2020 Caitlin Mauras Arrested for First-Degree Murder of Boyfriend in their Pottstown Apartment

Caitlin Mauras Arrested for First-Degree Murder of Boyfriend in their Pottstown Apartment

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

4/16/2020 Domestic Violence Calls, Incidents Rise in Montgomery County During COVID-19 Crisis

Domestic Violence Calls, Incidents Rise in Montgomery County During COVID-19 Crisis

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

4/13/2020 Michael Hatfield Arrested for First-Degree Murder of his Wife in their Pottstown Home

Michael Hatfield Arrested for First-Degree Murder of his Wife in their Pottstown Home

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Posted on: April 11, 2020

4/11/2020 DA Announces Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in Pottstown Borough

DA Announces Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in Pottstown Borough

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

4/07/2020 Maryland Woman Arrested for Trafficking Marijuana

Maryland Woman Arrested for Trafficking Marijuana

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

3/26/2020 Three Defendants Arrested for Multiple Burglaries of Commercial Businesses in Limerick

Three Defendants Arrested for Multiple Burglaries of Commercial Businesses in Limerick

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

3/24/2020 William McGullam Now Arrested, Charged with Possessing Child Pornography

William McGullam Now Arrested, Charged with Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

3/19/20 DA Finds that Charges Are Not Warranted in Shooting Death in Collegeville Residence

DA Finds that Charges Are Not Warranted in Shooting Death in Collegeville Residence

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

3/16/2020: Malvern Man Arrested for Cheltenham Murder

Kether Optimus Massiaz of Malvern arrested for First-Degree Murder and related charges in the homicide of Wendell Alison-Haulcey of King of Prussia.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

3/16/2020: DA Announces Homicide Investigation in Cheltenham

District Attorney Kevin Steele Announces Homicide Investigation in Cheltenham

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

3/04/2020 William McGullam of Schwenksville Being Sought for Possessing Child Pornography

William McGullam of Schwenksville Being Sought for Possessing Child Pornography

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

02/21/2020 New Charges Related to Fatal Hit-And-Run Added Against DDRD Defendant Marquese Gaines

New Charges Related to Fatal Hit-And-Run Added Against DDRD Defendant Marquese Gaines

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

02/18/2020 Collegeville Homicide Victim Identified as Robert F. Pollock of Schwenksville

Collegeville Homicide Victim Identified as Robert F. Pollock of Schwenksville

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

02/16/2020 DA Steele Announces Homicide Charge in Collegeville

DA Steele Announces Homicide Charge in Collegeville

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

02/07/2020 Nicholas Forman Charged with First-Degree Murder of his Girlfriend in Perkiomen Township

Nicholas Forman Charged with First-Degree Murder of his Girlfriend in Perkiomen Township

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

01/30/2020 Javier Esteban Velez Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death

Javier Esteban Velez Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in October Fatal Overdose in Pottstown

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