Another Farm Permanently Preserved in Montgomery County

Montgomery County has added another farm to its growing list of permanently preserved farm properties. The Mashintonio #2 Farm was preserved on June 1, 2017. This 90-acre grain farm is located on Hoffmansville Road in New Hanover Township. This newest farm brings the total to 159 farms and 9,351 acres preserved under the Montgomery County [...]

Happening People: Ruth Deming of New Directions Brings Hope and Positivity to Local Community

by Anna Idler Ruth Z. Deming, "The Belle of Cowbell Road" Deming, MGPGP, Director/ Gardener/ Artist. "Channel your feelings into Art!" 5-30-07 In 1984, Ruth Deming is 38 years old. She is happily divorced, living in an apartment with her two children Sarah and Dan. And she is slowly starting to lose her [...]

McKinley Elementary School Partners with “Chuckles the Clown”

McKinley Elementary School has a long tradition of community service and giving back to the local and broader area communities. Over the past ten years, McKinley students and staff have collaborated with Mr. Richard Stoudt, a retired Abington School District bus driver who plays the role of “Chuckles the Clown” for his “Bears that Care” [...]

Meet your Montco Movers & Shakers: Marci Schankweiler, presented by BKZ Consulting

We asked locals to nominate Montgomery County’s most influential people – men and women who are shaping the community, influencing their industries, and making a difference. Dozens of amazing stories were submitted about passionate and committed locals. At Montco Happening, we salute all those who wake up every morning with the intention of leaving the world just a little [...]

Raise a Glass at Pink Pint Night

Breast Cancer affects 1 in 8 women, 75% of which have no family history. Annual health screenings, including routine mammograms, save lives. Join Jefferson Outpatient Imaging to raise a glass for women's health at Pink Pint Night on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at P.J. Whelihan's Pub & Restaurant in Blue Bell. All proceeds from the event [...]

28-acre Lower Salford Property to be Preserved

Montgomery County has added another farm to its growing list of permanently preserved farm properties, now totaling 158 farms. The farm was preserved under the Montgomery County Agricultural Land Preservation Program. Montgomery County is one of 58 counties participating in this voluntary state program. This newest preserved farm belongs to Sheldon Derstine, whose family has [...]

Football Players to Tackle Breast Cancer at Abington vs. Truman Game October 14.

Abington Jefferson Hospital nurses, Philadelphia Affiliate Susan G. Komen for the Cure volunteers, and volunteers from the Breathing Room will staff tables with breast cancer awareness materials and information. Fundraising at the game will benefit Abington Jefferson Hospital’s Rosenfeld Cancer Center, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Philadelphia Affiliate, the Terry Hanifin Memorial Scholarship [...]

Montgomery County’s Top Movers & Shakers of 2016, presented by BKZ Consulting

Do you know a Montgomery County resident who thinks outside the box? Someone who’s truly making a difference? Pushing through boundaries? Or working towards a profound vision? Then we want to hear about them! Montco Happening is searching for Montgomery County’s biggest Movers and Shakers of 2016; those individuals that dare to make a difference- whether it be [...]