A peaceful but emotion- and passion-filled rally of more than 250 people converged Sunday in Schwenksville to show and voice their support for the Black Lives Matter movement and an end to racism.
In the race for 26th District state representative, the contest appears to be Tim Hennessey vs. Frank Gillen. In the 146th, Joe Ciresi against Thomas Neafcy. And in the 147th, it's Tracy Pennycuick and Jill Dennin.
With video. Water levels in local tributaries like the Perkiomen Creek and Schuylkill River rose steadily, and moved swiftly, as Monday's full day of rain left western Montgomery County soggy.
Schwenksville Borough Council opened its first virtual meeting Thursday on a somber note, with a moment of silence to honor former Fire Chief Jim Keyser. He died earlier Thursday due to complications caused by coronavirus.
Schwenksville council empathized Thursday with its property owners. It extended by a month their deadline to pay real estate taxes due, but also agreed to look at borrowing to pay borough bills.
A three-dimensional drafting company on Main Street in Schwenksville is using its high-tech printers to produce, for free, face shields desperately needed by medical professionals fighting coronavirus.
Olivia Young might readily identify as a Philadelphia Flyers fan, but she's recently earned a new title: ambassador for Nothing Down, an international non-profit advocate for those with Down syndrome.
Schwenksville Borough Hall is closed, and borough staffers are working primarily by e-mail. Which means residents must rely on e-mail to reach them as well. Council is eyeing an online meeting, too.