Making doll quilts kept girls entertained centuries ago. They also helped to hone sewing skills needed later in life. Several doll quilts are featured in a new exhibit at the Schwenkfelder Heritage Center in Pennsburg.
Upper Perkiomen Edition
Students from Pottstown, Pennsburg, Collegeville, and Phoenixville were among 21 members of Class 22-01 who are now graduates from the Municipal Police Academy at Montgomery County Community College. One also is an award-winner.
A $171,000 gift to support the pavilion expansion at Grand View Hospital, which in part serves the Perkiomen and Upper Perkiomen Valley areas, was presented Wednesday by the Grand View Hospital Auxiliary.
Pennsylvania's Land Preservation Board voted Thursday to spend $8.2 million in state, county, and local funds to preserve 32 farms in 18 counties. Two are located in Upper Hanover and Oley townships.
Drivers in North and East Coventry townships (Chester County), and Upper Hanover Township and Pennsburg Borough (Montgomery County), may want to plan for PennDOT-related highway work this week.
A 2018 contractual partnership, representing a "strategic alliance" between Grand View Health and Penn Medicine, has apparently satisfied both parties. They recently signed a five-year extension agreement.
The Windy City's Fulton Market will serve as the setting June 13-15 to debut a new "Welcoming Spaces for Work Anywhere" collection of office furniture by designers for Knoll Inc. in East Greenville.
Workers for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation may intermittently close lanes on portions of Route 663 next week across Pennsburg and Upper Hanover for highway construction activities.