Norristown

Montco’s 2014′ Guide to the 4th of July!!!

Montco’s 2014′ Guide to the 4th of July!!!

MONTCO HAPPENING IS PROUD TO SERVE UP THE TIMES AND LOCATIONS FOR SOME OF OUR AREAS BRIGHTEST FIREWORKS, WE HOPE EVERYONE HAS A BLAST THIS 4TH OF JULY!       ABINGTON TOWNSHIP   America the Beautiful Aerial Fireworks Spectacular! This $15,000 display will include nearly 1,000 high-level rockets and fun for all ages!   [...]

Montco’s Gift Guide to Father’s Day  2014′

Montco’s Gift Guide to Father’s Day 2014′

Stumped on what to get Dad for Father’s Day this year? Well let us take the frustration and second guessing out of shopping with our 2014′ Gift Guide to Father’s Day. Below is a list of local businesses, shops and stores that all have great ideas and offers for Dad this year. From fishing and [...]

Kids Corner: BCM Art & Photography

Kids Corner: BCM Art & Photography

Moments that last a lifetime….that’s exactly what Beth Malonoski at BCM Art & Photography specializes in preserving. This local photographer has been capturing some of life’s most important and precious milestones for years now, and Montco Happening is proud to help show off some of her work. Although Beth shoots a wide variety of mediums, [...]

Montgomery County Community College President Dr. Karen A. Stout (far left) and Board of Trustees Chairman Michael D’Aniello (far right) stand with MCCC’s All-PA Academic Team members (from left) Serena Dunlap, Elizabeth Holleger, Angelique Moon and Shari Nelson. Photo by Alana J. Mauger

MCCC Students Named to All-PA Academic Team

Four Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) students were among 45 students from across the Commonwealth recognized this week for their academic and community achievements. MCCC students include Serena Dunlap, Gilbertsville; Elizabeth Holleger, Norristown; Angelique Moon, Pottstown; and Shari Nelson, Pottstown. Collectively, the students comprise the All-PA Academic Team, which is administered nationally by Phi Theta [...]

Small Town Dreams

Happening Kids: Katie Dale, Shannon Staiber, Fatima Browne & Abby Lofton

Not long ago, 4 young teenage girls from Montgomery County met in a vocalist class at Rotation Records in Norristown. Their connection was instant and their music was magic. They formed an all girl group called LLD, short for “Laugh, Live, Dream”. The first single from this local group is called, “Small Town Dreams”. The [...]

Saint Miriam Parish Announces Open House for New Private Academy

Saint Miriam Parish Announces Open House for New Private Academy

An open house event is set for Wednesday, October 16th 2013 from 5pm until 7pm at Montgomery County’s newest private academy! Now the difference between a public and quality private education can be as little as $500 a month! This spring Saint Miriam Parish in Blue Bell, PA did something that most Catholic parishes wouldn’t [...]

Picture Perfect: BCM Art & Photography

Picture Perfect: BCM Art & Photography

“An eye for art in every day life”. That’s how we would best describe the talent and skill of Beth Malonski from BC, Art & Photography. This long time professional photographer and Norristown native has been capturing stunning pictures of our residents for years. However, her artistic creativity doesn’t stop with photographing people. BCM offer [...]

Happening Events: New Catholic Academy Opening in Blue Bell

Happening Events: New Catholic Academy Opening in Blue Bell

This spring Saint Miriam Parish in Blue Bell is doing something that most Catholic parishes are not…they are opening a school! Saint Miriam believes it is furthering its mission to fulfill an original vision for an inclusive, liberal, Catholic education with the founding of Saint Miriam Academy. They are very excited about what this will [...]

Happening Events: The 1st Annual Notes for Hope Concert

Happening Events: The 1st Annual Notes for Hope Concert

Music from the movies will come alive this April in Norristown. We all know that good tunes, food and a great cause are perfect reasons to get together…and this event is no different! The Norristown Hospitality Center will be hosting the 1st Annual Notes for Hope Concert & Silent Auction on Wednesday, April 17, at the [...]

Fireman’s Parade in Norristown

Fireman’s Parade in Norristown

This Saturday at 1:00 pm is the PA State Fireman’s convention parade in Norristown. Rescue 33 Center Square Fire Companies Pink Cancer awareness truck will be escorting 14 year old Bobby Taggart, a young boy whose fight against cancer has inspired the lives of so many in and around our county. The fire companies group Community [...]