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Emergency crews were out on the Schuylkill River in Montgomery County to practice drills in the case of an oil spill from a train derailment. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Montco Emergency Crews Practice Drills In Case Train Derailment Causes Oil Spill

Training this week has emergency crews doing a “what-if” for potential disasters along suburban rail lines.

05/22/2015

Montgomery County commissioners Val Arkoosh (left), Josh Shapiro (second from left), and Bruce Castor (right) plant "moon tree" outside the courthouse. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Montgomery County Courthouse New Home Of “Moon Tree”

A new tree, recently planted outside the Montgomery County Courthouse, is “out of this world.”

04/26/2015

(Bike rental station at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park, in Oaks, Pa.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Montco Starts Its Bike-Rental Program at Two Park Locations

It’s on a much smaller scale, but bicycles can now be rented with a smartphone app along two biking trails in Montgomery County.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

Bruce Castor in file photo (Credit:  Brad Segall)

Castor Announces Run For Montgomery County District Attorney

On the heels of Risa Ferman’s announcement that she would seek a seat as a judge on the Court of Common Pleas, Montgomery County Commissioner Bruce Castor has announced his candidacy for DA.

01/07/2015

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Montgomery Co. DA On 2005 Allegations Against Cosby: Even If Everything The Victim Said Was True, There Still Wasn’t Enough To Go With

Then Montgomery County District Attorney and now Commissioner Bruce Castor talked with WPHT host Dom Giordano about why he did not file charges against Cosby even though he felt that the comedian was guilty.

11/21/2014

(Montgomery County commissioner Bruce Castor, center, gestures as he answers questions following the August 1st commissioners' meeting.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Montco Commissioner Criticizes Issuance of Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Bruce Castor, the lone Republican on the board of commissioners, won’t state his position on gay marriage publicly, saying he’s looking at the issue from a purely legal standpoint.

08/01/2013

(Montgomery County commissioner and former DA Bruce Castor announces a crackdown on aggressive driving along Route 30.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Main Line’s US 30 Targeted For Crackdown on Aggressive Driving

Between now and the end of the week, police will crack down on aggressive behaviors along Route 30 (Lancaster Ave.) in Delaware, Chester, and Montgomery counties.

07/15/2013

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Bruce Castor Will Not Challenge Gov. Corbett In 2014 Republican Primary

Montgomery County Commissioner Bruce Castor has decided not to challenge incumbent Tom Corbett in next year’s Republican primary for governor.

05/07/2013

(Hatfield police chief Mark Toomey, at lectern, says he applauds the decision of the Montgomery County commissioners to upgrade the county's radio systems.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Montco Officials Announce Plan To Upgrade County’s Emergency Radios

County officials say this upgrade will greatly improve safety to the residents but the cost won’t break the bank.

12/20/2012

(Former Philadelphia DA Lynne Abraham, in 2006 file photo.)

Potential Pa. Gubernatorial Contenders Aim to Impress Fundraisers This Weekend

It’s the second weekend in December, and a traditional event in New York brings with it political speculation.

12/07/2012

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Bruce Castor Eyes Possible 2014 Primary Challenge To Gov. Corbett

A Republican who opposed Tom Corbett when he was elected attorney general in 2004 says he may take on now-governor Tom Corbett in the 2014 GOP primary.

12/05/2012

(Montgomery County commissioners Bruce Castor, left, Josh Shapiro, center, and Leslie Richards, right, announce the schedule for a mobile van to issue voter IDs for qualified county residents.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Montco’s Voter Photo ID Van Will Traverse County Until Election Day

The picture identification cards will be issued through Parkhouse, the county’s senior care facility, but you don’t have to live or work there — or even go there.

10/01/2012

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Bruce Castor Tells Main Line Murder Story On ‘Cold Blood’ TV Show

Montgomery County Commissioner Bruce Castor will get some national TV face time tonight during a cable program that takes a look back at one of the high-profile cases he prosecuted while he was district attorney.

05/03/2012

(Each surrounded by family members, new Montgomery County commissioners Joshua Shapiro, right, and Leslie Richards take their oaths of office.  Photos by Brad Segall)

An Era of GOP Leadership in Montgomery County Draws to a Close

“I, Joshua D. Shapiro, do solemnly swear…”
“I, Leslie S. Richards, do solemnly swear…”

01/03/2012

(File photo: Montgomery County commissioners Leslie Richards and Josh Shapiro. Credit: Brad Segall)

Montgomery County Commissioners To Be Sworn In Tuesday

The Montgomery County Commissioners will be sworn-in during ceremonies this morning at the county’s community college in Blue Bell. Lisa Richards and Josh Shapiro will be the first democrats to be in charge of the county in over a century.

01/03/2012

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