Trash collectors, who like many of us will enjoy the holidays with their families, have postponed the Wednesday (Dec. 26 and Jan. 1) pick-ups in Douglass (Mont.) Township by a few days.
Residents of Collegeville, Schwenksville, Gilbertsville and Douglassville, all of whom work for Tower Health hospitals, were honored during the "Nightingale of Pennsylvania" awards gala in Harrisburg.
State Rep. Marcy Toepel, who has served constituents in Gilbertsville, Douglass and New Hanover since 2010, said Tuesday she will retire next year and not seek re-election to her 147th District seat.
PennDOT is making progress on the design and plans for replacing the New Hanover Square Road bridge over Swamp Creek. It's scheduled a Nov. 7 open house to show off its design and discuss the project.
Reports of a "suspicious black vehicle" that was seen waiting without purpose in the parking lot of a neighborhood day care facility prompted an alert from the New Hanover Police Department.
Emergency services representatives in Douglass (Montgomery) Township will perform free child passenger safety seat checks during an Oct. 19 session at Gilbertsville Fire and Rescue. Call for an appointment.
This month's "Giant Bags 4 My Cause" program at the supermarket's Gilbertsville store will benefit the Building a Better Boyertown organization.
Two separate runs (or walks), a 5-K and a mile-long fun run, will be held Aug. 10 by New Hanover United Methodist Church. It's raising funds for Happy 2 Be Home, a charity that helps disabled children.