Peco CEO Expresses Pride Over Ice Storm Power Recovery EffortPeco CEO Mike Innocenzo told the Pa. House Consumer Affairs Committee that 715,000 customers lost power -- 40 percent of the Peco system and 70 percent of Peco customers in the suburbs -- due to the February 5th ice storm.
Local Lawmaker Urging Quick Reuse of Dow Chemical's Spring House CampusThe move will leave vacant the company's 130-acre campus on Norristown Road.
Local Legislator Renews Call For Expanded Responsibility Bill To Fight AbuseThe recent arrest in Montgomery County of a camp director for failing to report an alleged sexual assault involving a camper has a local state representative again calling for quick passage of his bill to better protect children.
Pa. Lawmakers Urge Norristown To Overturn Its Rule Limiting 911 Calls By RentersThe ordinance calls for financial penalties for a landlord who has a tenant who calls police at least three times during a four-month period.
Former Willow Grove NAS To Become Remote Piloting Station For Drone Planes“I just think it’s important that people realize this does not involve the runway," Pennsylvania state representative Todd Stephens said. "It does not involve even the land that the runway is located on."
Pennsylvania House Passes Harsher Gun Penalties For Convicted FelonsThe state House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill that would create tougher penalties for convicted felons who are caught carrying guns.
Hatboro-Horsham School District Upset Over Loss Of Federal FundsHatboro-Horsham school officials are “fearful” after learning the Obama administration wants to “zero out” federal impact aid for districts that receive government funding for military land within their coverage area.
Hatboro-Horsham School District Scrambling To Reverse Expected Cut in Federal FundsThe Obama administration wants to “zero out” federal funding for school districts across the country that receive money for military lands that fall within a district’s coverage area. That could have a big impact on one Montgomery County school system.
Pa. Lawmaker Wants to Toughen Child Sex Abuse Reporting LawBefore he was elected a state representative, Todd Stephens was captain of the sex crimes unit in the Montgomery County DA’s office.
Horsham Residents Get First Peek At What Willow Grove Naval Air Station Will Look Like In The FutureThe residents of Horsham are getting a first peek at what the Willow Grove Naval Air Station may look like several years down the road.
Residents To Debate Future of Willow Grove Naval Air Station Residents of Horsham Township will begin debating the future of the Willow Grove Naval Air Station Monday night at the first of several meetings planned for this year to consider what the base will ultimately look like.