World Breastfeeding Week Brings Help for Local Moms

2018-08-06T11:39:20+00:00

The Breastfeeding Resource Center has an exciting announcement that will change the way moms access breastfeeding support in the Philadelphia area. The center, with offices in Abington and Wayne, is officially forming the BRC Community Counselors with help from the local Nursing Mothers Advisory Council. The council, which will now solely exist under the BRC [...]

World Breastfeeding Week Brings Help for Local Moms 2018-08-06T11:39:20+00:00

Making Reading a Reality for Montco Residents

2018-02-02T13:03:50+00:00

By Betsy Natter Montgomery County Public Library System really brings their A-game when it comes to service. Reading is something that should be enjoyed by everyone, and MCPL goes above and beyond to make sure that happens. Check out all that is offered… Convenience No need to spend your day driving all over Montco in [...]

Making Reading a Reality for Montco Residents 2018-02-02T13:03:50+00:00

Wilderness First Aid Course Offered to Outdoor Leaders

2017-12-27T15:01:13+00:00

By Betsy Natter Picture yourself out on the open trail, deep in the woods or on a canoe trip miles from the nearest roadway. What happens if a medical emergency arises? Are you prepared to manage the situation and take care of someone in your group, getting them stabilized and evacuated to receive medical care? [...]

Wilderness First Aid Course Offered to Outdoor Leaders 2017-12-27T15:01:13+00:00

Professional Shakespearean Actor’s Workshop

2017-11-01T16:03:36+00:00

Play to be presented November 16, 17, 18 at Abington Senior High School. The Abington Senior High School Theater Department hosted Mr. James Keegan, Shakespearean actor and longtime professor at the University of Delaware, for a workshop he presented for the cast and crew of the upcoming production of Much Ado About Nothing. Mr. Keegan [...]

Professional Shakespearean Actor’s Workshop 2017-11-01T16:03:36+00:00

Pennsylvania University Rankings Released by WalletHub

2017-10-31T08:38:37+00:00

With years of state budget cuts to higher education adversely affecting the cost and quality of schools and research showing that public institutions can outperform private colleges in terms of graduates’ career outcomes, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its 2018’s Best College & University Rankings, along with separate rankings for colleges and universities. To help college-bound seniors choose the [...]

Pennsylvania University Rankings Released by WalletHub 2017-10-31T08:38:37+00:00

Oktoberfest Fun: German History, Heritage, Gardening and Great Food

2017-10-03T07:47:09+00:00

Celebrate the Trappe area's German heritage at a family-friendly Oktoberfest held on the grounds of The Speaker's House on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m..   Enjoy live music, delicious food, 18th century trade demonstrations, colonial kids' games, and locally-made artisanal wares. Learn about the historic house's ongoing restoration on a behind-the-scenes tour and [...]

Oktoberfest Fun: German History, Heritage, Gardening and Great Food 2017-10-03T07:47:09+00:00

Uncover Symbols in the Cemetery

2017-07-31T09:28:05+00:00

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 [...]

Uncover Symbols in the Cemetery 2017-07-31T09:28:05+00:00

#HappeningKids: Abington Senior High School Chess Teams Ranked #2 and #7 in the U.S.

2017-06-15T15:37:24+00:00

  Last night the Abington School District School Board honored Abington Senior High School’s Chess Team that competed at the United States Chess Federation’s Super Nationals competition last month – the largest recorded chess tournament in the history of chess with 5,500 players competing from around the country. In the u1200 section, Abington’s team of [...]

#HappeningKids: Abington Senior High School Chess Teams Ranked #2 and #7 in the U.S. 2017-06-15T15:37:24+00:00

Montgomery County Schools Ranked Among Nation’s Best

2017-04-28T08:44:30+00:00

U.S. News & World Reports just released America’s Top High Schools of 2017, and it’s no surprise that Montgomery County has several on the list. Here are theMontgomery County schools that made the Top 100 in Pennsylvania: Lower Moreland High School 555 Red Lion Rd, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania 19006 #532 in National Rankings #9 in Pennsylvania High Schools Perkiomen Valley [...]

Montgomery County Schools Ranked Among Nation’s Best 2017-04-28T08:44:30+00:00

Abington World Language Department Wins Pennsylvania State Golden Globe Language Award

2017-04-14T12:34:47+00:00

  Abington Senior High School has won the Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association (PSMLA) Golden Globe Award for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years as part of the PSMLA Excellent Program (PEP) Award Program.  This award recognizes schools across the state that excel in 11 criteria established by PSMLA to evaluate language programs.  Abington is [...]

Abington World Language Department Wins Pennsylvania State Golden Globe Language Award 2017-04-14T12:34:47+00:00