Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery County) confirms that supporters of a $2-per-pack city cigarette tax to raise funds for Philadelphia schools are having trouble rounding up enough votes to pass it in the House.
Authorities arrested Thanh Nguyen, a Penndot contractor since 2009, and Robert Slamon, a state inspector whom prosecutors say was bribed by Nguyen to look the other way.
It’s called “National Night Out” and it was started 31 years ago by Matt Peskin of Wynnewood, Montgomery County.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, two juveniles were arrested for allegedly breaking into a home and baking some pot brownies.
The four, labeled “sub-dealers” by prosecutors, pleaded guilty to numerous drug charges in Montgomery County Court.
It’s a once in a lifetime experience for 18 teens from throughout Bucks and Montgomery counties and New Jersey.
Skies will clear overnight allowing temperatures to fall fast. The low in Philadelphia, around 60, just a few degrees shy of the record low: 58 set in 1981.
On the heels of more than 650 job cuts at its West Point manufacturing and research plant in late 2013 and earlier this year, Merck plans to let go another 600 employees by the end of August.
A meeting was held today in Montgomery County to discuss ways to lower the unemployment rate of recent military veterans. Among the speakers, Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey.
Heavy storms in the overnight hours wreaked havoc all throughout the region, causing plenty of damage along the way.
Philly is known for cheese steaks and football, but an up-and-coming company in Conshohocken wants to add popcorn and quirky independent films to the list.
“We’ve been made familiar with the bomb shelter and we’ve been made familiar what to do when the Code Red siren goes off,” says Max Newman, of Blue Bell, Pa.
Police say he shouldn’t be hard to miss: he’s described as six feet tall and could weigh between 300 and 350 pounds.
Raghu Yandamuri, representing himself for the first time in a Montgomery County courtroom, asked Judge Steven O’Neill for a forensic pathologist and a computer animation expert who can reconstruct the crime scene.
Tuesday will stay dry with partly sunny skies but you will feel the increase in the humidity levels with high sin the upper 80s. The core of the hottest and humid air will arrive on Wednesday.