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(The Hampton Inn in Willow Grove, Pa. was near sellout as nearby residents without power booked rooms for a warm night's sleep.   Photo by Brad Segall)

Area Hotels Sell Out As Del. Valley Residential Power Outages Persist

Many Delaware Valley residents say it made more sense to shell out a few bucks for a room rather than hunker down with layers of clothing in a cold house.

02/06/2014

(A tree came to rest on the roof of a home on Silver Avenue in Willow Grove, Pa.   Photo by Brad Segall)

After Ice Storm, Delaware Valley Tree Surgeons Get The Call… Stat!

This latest round of winter weather won’t be profitable for the snowplow drivers, but it will be for the companies that take down damaged trees.

02/05/2014

(Father Robert Brennan with his late accuser, Sean McIlmail, in family photo. Photo provided.)

Family of Priest Accuser Sues Philadelphia Archdiocese Over Young Man’s Death

Attorneys for the family of 26-year-old Sean McIlmail insist it’s not about the money, but the search for truth and justice for all victims of clergy sex abuse in the archdiocese.

11/13/2013

(Elizabeth Riordan, left.  Elizabeth Feeney, right.  Photos by Mark Abrams)

Philadelphia Area Youngsters Return From Seeing Pope Francis in Rio

They were tired after the flight from Rio to New York followed by a minibus ride back to St. David’s Church on Easton Road in Willow Grove, Pa.

08/01/2013

(A member of the Kremp Florist design team puts the finishing touches on some of the 750 flower arrangements slated for delivery to the US Open.  Photo provided)

Local Florist Gets Business Boost From U.S. Open Golf Tournament at Merion

Willow Grove-based Kremp Florist snagged the contract to create more than 700 arrangements that will adorn the hospitality tents and other locations at the storied golf club.

06/07/2013

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Montco Man in Wheelchair Sentenced For Shooting 2, Including His Mother

Lorenzo Sims pleaded guilty to a felony aggravated assault charge and was sentenced to 5-11 years behind bars.

05/22/2013

(The US Courthouse in Philadelphia.  File photo)

Feds Say Montco Doc’s Illegal Prescription Killed Its Recipient

Federal prosecutors say Dr. Norman Werther knowingly sold oxycodone to a person identified only as “N. B.,” a person that Werther knew was a drug addict.

11/29/2012

(The Pa. National Guard emergency operations center in Willow Grove.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Pa. National Guard Ready To Deal With Sandy’s Aftermath

The Pennsylvania National Guard has put 750 soldiers and airmen on alert in our region to help local officials deal with the emergencies that Hurricane Sandy is expected to bring.

10/29/2012

(File photo by Tony Hanson)

Montco Police Departments Offering Grocery Gift Cards For Surrendered Guns

They’ll pay $75 for handguns and rifles, and $125 for assault weapons.

09/28/2012

(Photo from Abington PD)

Philadelphia Man Banned From Willow Grove Mall After Peeping At Undressed Women

A Montgomery County judge sentenced Tyrek Henly of Nolan Street to one year probation and 24 hours of community service on misdemeanor charges of defiant trespass and invasion of privacy.

07/25/2012

(Credit:  Brad Segall)

Area Supermarket Chain Holds Competition For Best Grocery Bagger

Fourteen employees — all winners in their district competitions — are now competing regionally.

09/23/2011

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Probe Of Boy’s Leap Off Willow Grove Mall Garage Points To ‘Synthetic’ Drug Use

Montgomery County authorities continue to investigate what led a 16-year-old Upper Moreland boy to jump from the third floor of the parking garage at the Willow Grove Mall.

06/16/2011

(credit: KYW's Jim Melwert)

Tornado Causes Damage In Northeast Philadelphia

The National Weather Service confirms a tornado is responsible for causing damage to buildings in Northeast Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon.

05/18/2011

(The Danoff String Quartet provided some of the entertainment at Settlement's dedication of its Willow Grove building.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Settlement Music School Holds Grand Opening For New Willow Grove Campus

The oldest and largest community-based music school in the United States has officially dedicated its new $8-million, state-of-the-art branch in Montgomery County, Pa.

03/17/2011

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Settlement Music School To Dedicate New Willow Grove Branch On Thursday

Nearly three years after breaking ground, a prominent Philadelphia-area music school will be dedicating its new building in Montgomery County later this week.

03/15/2011

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