R.J. Leonard Foundation Celebrates 10 Years Mentoring Adults Aged Out of Foster Care


The R.J. Leonard Foundation (RJLF) is celebrating 10 years of mentoring adults aged out of foster care. To commemorate the event, RJLF is hosting the Heart for Change celebration on Friday, October 19. This event is open to the public with proceeds directly supporting RJLF's "Fellows" through scholarships and mentorship. The Event When: Friday, October [...]

R.J. Leonard Foundation Celebrates 10 Years Mentoring Adults Aged Out of Foster Care2018-10-16T11:38:06+00:00

Fall Guide 2018


by Betsy Natter Fall Festivals Country Fair When: Sept. 15, 10 am to 3 pm Where: Central Schwenkfelder Church, 2111 Valley Forge Rd., Lansdale, PA 19446 Spread throughout the church’s large grounds, enjoy a variety of activities including a live auction, railway display, games for the kids and live music. A variety of food stands, [...]

Fall Guide 20182018-09-04T22:23:16+00:00

Montgomery County Back to School 2018


by Erin McNelis The stores have spoken. It is back-to-school time again. Whether you are ready for the bell to ring or you wish the summer could stretch just a little longer, it is time to start preparing. This guide will help you whether this is your first time leading a little one to the [...]

Montgomery County Back to School 20182018-08-17T23:13:23+00:00

World Breastfeeding Week Brings Help for Local Moms


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 Moms2018-08-06T11:39:20+00:00

Making Reading a Reality for Montco Residents


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 Residents2018-02-02T13:03:50+00:00

Wilderness First Aid Course Offered to Outdoor Leaders


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 Leaders2017-12-27T15:01:13+00:00

Professional Shakespearean Actor’s Workshop


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 Workshop2017-11-01T16:03:36+00:00

Pennsylvania University Rankings Released by WalletHub


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 WalletHub2017-10-31T08:38:37+00:00

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


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 Food2017-10-03T07:47:09+00:00

Uncover Symbols in the Cemetery


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 Cemetery2017-07-31T09:28:05+00:00