More than 400 people - including area veterans, their guests, exhibitors, and other speakers - attended state Sen. Bob Mensch's 8th annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast on Nov. 2.
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Steve Keyte of Schwenksville, and seven residents of Collegeville, were among 13 area runners who joined more than 53,000 athletes participating Sunday in the world-famous TCS New York City Marathon.
The school district was among three regional winners Friday of special state Department of Education grants to pay for security-related equipment and safety programs for students, faculty, and staff.
PECO Energy is scheduled for construction work on Route 29, between 4th and 5th streets, through Oct. 23. That will require a weekday road closure until next Wednesday, allowed by PennDOT.
Utility construction on Route 663 in Pennsburg, between Seminary and Washington streets, should start Monday night and continue through late October on weeknights only. A lane closure will be required.
If you're traveling on Route 663 between Washington and Seminary streets in Pennsburg during the next two weeks, expect lane closure delays as crews pave the highway there, PennDOT reports.
The bridge between Pennsburg and Red Hill on Route 29 is scheduled for replacement, with bidding as soon as Fall 2020. How are its plans shaping up, and what does the public think? PennDOT wants to know.
Help with federal and state programs and services available to veterans will be available Sept. 6, and every first Friday of the month, at the Coopersburg office of state Rep. Justin Simmons.