Elected Officials include: Scott Martin, Stu Strauss, Cong Ryan Costello, Mayor Connie Peck, Nevin Scholl, Cathy Johnson, Rep Tom Quigley, Pat Webster, and Sen Senator Bob Mensch Celebrate Trappe's 300th anniversary with a free performance by the Montgomery County Concert Band on Friday, August 4, from 7 to 9 p.m at Perkiomen Valley Middle School [...]
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A new book celebrating the beautiful barns of Southeastern Pennsylvania is hitting the shelves. The Historic Barns of Southeastern Pennsylvania: Architecture & Preservation, Built 1750–1900 by Gregory D. Huber features barn design, construction, dating, and use of barns with a diversity of architectural forms. For anyone who has ever admired a barn on an old country lane, [...]
By Betsy Natter Summer fun is still going strong and August is the perfect time for several annual festivals. Whether stepping into the past and learning about our region’s cultural heritage, gathering tips and information for your home and gardens or relaxing to the sounds of today’s folk music stars there is something for everyone [...]
On August 19, 2017 at Hatboro Baptist Church, meet the Captain and the men of the 28th PA Volunteer Infantry, Company C in camp where they will conduct marching drills and firing demonstrations, talk about aspects of camp life, and show something about camp cooking. They are also looking for troops so be prepared to be [...]
Photo Credit: https://www.facebook.com/hsmcpa.org/ Author and Historian Tammy Schane will present Symbols in the Cemetery on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 7pm to 8:30pm. Discover the meaning of symbols carved on tombstones; the history behind them; and why tombstone styles changed in the 19th century. Ms. Schane lectures on her research of 18th and [...]
Vets Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital 2900 West Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19403 610-635-1100 www.ccvh.com At Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital we understand that your pet is part of your family. For over 15 years we have provided exceptional veterinary care for pets and their human families. Pets are treated with love and compassion, and clients [...]
DIY Network is searching for current or soon-to-be owners of historic, stone homes in Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware and Chester County, Pennsylvania. A home renovation show is now casting outgoing and fun homeownerswho have a historic, stone house that is in need of some restoration work in a few rooms. For example, do you have a [...]
By Betsy Natter Photo credit: http://www.peterwentzfarmsteadsociety.org/ Are you looking for fun activities for the family that will keep everyone’s brains going and ready for the start of school? Then plan to visit several of Montgomery County’s historical sites throughout August for fun and educational programming for the entire family. Most events are free, [...]
On August 6, 2017, at 7:00pm, Green Lane Park will host Kategory 5 Band. Kategory 5 is the reigning 2016-2017 House band for WMGK. Hailing from Newark, Delaware, they are six top notch performers who bring an amazing variety of classic and progressive rock and pop from the ‘70s and ‘80s. Their musicianship is so [...]
The United Nations released the 2017 World Happiness Report, with the U.S. ranking 14th on the list that considered 155 nations. Montgomery County, PA came in at #25. SmartAssets calculated the results among 980 counties using eight metrics of equal weight. Metrics includes average life expectancy, the percentage of the population receiving the recommended weekly exercise, personal [...]