The task force — made up of representatives from law enforcement, social services, education, and the community — is charged with coming up with solutions, short-term and long-term, to address the problems.
Authorities say a home in Abington Township, Montgomery County was struck by lightning, which then started a fire Saturday evening.
A 2011 earthquake along the East Coast caused extensive damage to the Washington Monument. Now, an Abington company is helping to preserve the tourist attraction.
Construction on the trail, most of which will be along the scenic Pennypack Creek, is already underway, and should be wrapped up by the fall of next year.
Officer Jennifer Doyle had already been an Abington police officer for eight years and says she has loved every minute of it but always aspired to be a canine officer.
Hundreds of dollars’ worth of gifts and other items that were supposed to be donated to Goodwill for the holidays were taken from a car in the Noble section of Abington Township last Tuesday.
The program, called “Aging at Home — a Community Network,” is a partnership between the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and the Visiting Nurse Association Community Services, in Abington.
“It can be as simple as requiring two signatures on every check,” says Montgomery County controller Stewart Greenleaf Jr.
An Abington man is under arrest after being accused of stealing over $40,000 from two youth sports organizations in Montgomery County.
Attorneys are hoping to use that information to reconstruct the collapse by comparing it to how the building looked before and during demolition.
Midway through his trial late last year, Paul Vangore pleaded guilty to three felony counts of criminal solicitation to commit kidnapping with the intent to cause bodily injury.
The local chapter of the Red Cross says they are assisting 16 people who were forced from their homes by fire on Christmas Day.
They’ll pay $75 for handguns and rifles, and $125 for assault weapons.
Police say it was just after 6am Monday when two men, at least one armed with a handgun, burst into the store and announced a holdup.
An Abington Township family’s effort to find a kidney donor for their ailing mother is moving to another level.