Although it took firefighters and other volunteers only about an hour Saturday morning to deal with a one-car traffic accident at Main Street and Perkiomen Avenue, the incident disrupted traffic for much of the day.
An overnight burglary sometime between Thursday night and Friday morning on Red Corner Road in Union Township resulted in the theft of several power tools and accompanying supplies, state police said.
With video. For an accident that occurred Thursday on U.S. Route 422 in Lower Pottsgrove, tow truck operators used a crane to retrieve a car from behind a guide rail. The heavy lift was completed in less than 2 minutes.
With 5 photos. At least one driver was injured in an accident Thursday morning on westbound U.S. Route 422 that occurred between Evergreen and South Park roads. Both cars needed to be towed from the scene. Fire police detoured traffic.
Baseball field dugouts at Kistler-Bitting YMCA Park in East Greenville incurred thousands of dollars in graffiti damage, Pennsylvania State Police said Wednesday. Video footage from the scene could reveal suspects.
With 11 photos. A driver lost control Tuesday morning of a dump truck while headed east on U.S. Route 422 in Lower Pottsgrove. It went flying off the side of a bridge and down a steep ravine. The driver survived. Part of the highway was closed.
The Boyertown Area Historical Society and about 40 visitors to Fairview Cemetery on Sunday marked the 115th anniversary of the Rhoads Opera House Fire, in which 171 people perished. The 1908 tragedy is annually observed by their descendants and others.
Nineteen parcels of land within Collegeville’s federally designated Special Flood Hazard Area will be bought by the state using FEMA grant money totaling $7.12 million. The properties were wiped out by Tropical Storm Ida flooding.