2018 Montgomery County Halloween Guide


October is here, and that means it’s time to get in the Halloween spirit! With so many things to do in Montgomery County, you can celebrate every weekend of the month. Here's a list of the area's best events, some ongoing, and some that you'll want to put on your calendar so you don't miss [...]

2018 Montgomery County Halloween Guide2018-10-15T15:03:56+00:00

Four Unexpected Places to Tie The Knot


by Nicole Loughan The Delaware Valley is the place to go if you want something old, something borrowed, something blue and something completely new. Those who choose to get married nearby get their choice of majestic castles or picturesque gardens, but there are a few places tucked away for the bride and groom looking [...]

Four Unexpected Places to Tie The Knot2018-07-24T12:31:50+00:00

Insect Lessons: The Spotted Lantern Fly and 7 other Popular Insects


by Betsy Natter There’s lots of buzz about the Spotted Lantern Fly in Montgomery County and the danger it poses to area plants and trees. But do you know how to identify one? Do you know what to do to help rid the area of this non-native and harmful pest? Learn how to help by [...]

Insect Lessons: The Spotted Lantern Fly and 7 other Popular Insects2018-07-05T22:13:04+00:00

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day


Did you know that although Earth Day is on April 22, 2018, the entire month is celebrated as Earth Month? That allows plenty of time to get involved in your community and take part in supporting conservation and earth-friendly events in your area. From cleaning up existing habitats to creating new ones, check out the [...]

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day2018-04-10T12:33:40+00:00

Winter Hikes for Learning & Fun


// BY BETSY NATTER It’s cold outside but there is still plenty of activity in the woodlands and parks throughout Montgomery County. Many animals are especially active as owls and foxes are in the midst of mating seasons. Resist the urge to hibernate indoors and join naturalists at these area parks for winter excursions to [...]

Winter Hikes for Learning & Fun2018-01-23T23:14:23+00:00

Montgomery County Commissioners to Light Tree, Menorah, and Kinara


The Montgomery County Commissioners - Dr. Val Arkoosh, Ken Lawrence Jr., and Joe Gale - will light the county tree, menorah, and kinara celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa at 4:30 p.m. onTuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. The brief ceremony will take place on the plaza level of the courthouse overlooking Main Street in Norristown. (The lighting will take place [...]

Montgomery County Commissioners to Light Tree, Menorah, and Kinara2017-12-11T12:04:54+00:00

Talk of the Town: Lafayette Street Extension Project


On Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 at 10 a.m., Montgomery County commissioners and state and local officials will gather to break ground on the third phase of the Lafayette Street Extension Project. The Lafayette Street Extension Project is considered the largest local infrastructure project in the Commonwealth. It will provide improved access to downtown Norristown and [...]

Talk of the Town: Lafayette Street Extension Project2017-12-05T23:43:56+00:00

Holiday Craft Workshops in MontCo


By Betsy Natter The leaves are in full color and the days are still fairly warm, but don’t let the holidays sneak up on you unprepared. Get a jump on your holiday preparations and tap your creativity with these crafting workshops designed for both adults and kids. Most workshops and classes fill up, so register [...]

Holiday Craft Workshops in MontCo2017-11-01T11:13:21+00:00

5 Enchanting Autumn Outings


by Betsy Natter  Enjoy fall fun around Montgomery County: Scarecrow Making – 10/15 Norristown Farm Park 2500 Upper Farm Rd., Norristown, PA 19403 (610) 270-0215 Do you need some help decorating for the Halloween season? Come on out to Norristown Farm Park join in the fun as you learn how to make your own scarecrow [...]

5 Enchanting Autumn Outings2017-10-03T21:33:30+00:00

NAACP Youth Chapter Day Party


On Saturday, September 30, the NAACP Youth Chapter of Norristown will host a Day Party to kick-off the 2017/2018 program year at the Norristown’s PAL Center located at 340 Harding Boulevard from 12:00 until 2:00. The NAACP Youth Chapter has partnered with Lincoln University, Montgomery County Community College, Brotha (DJ) Onaci Entertainment, Mothers With Sons [...]

NAACP Youth Chapter Day Party2017-10-03T09:35:36+00:00