Local police departments strongly suggest designating a driver before enjoying alcoholic beverages during the extended Labor Day weekend. Those who don't could find officers awaiting them at a sobriety checkpoint.
A commercial truck snagged a wire while traveling Tuesday on South Sanatoga Road, which in turned pulled down one power pole and damaged a second, and also downed a light fixture, all in the parking lot at Cutillo's Restaurant.
Years after its load-bearing weight was reduced and passage was limited to a single lane, the deteriorated Pruss Hill Road bridge was closed to traffic Monday. Its replacement should be completed by November.
Looking to fill a police patrol officer vacancy created in February, Lower Pottsgrove commissioners on Thursday extended a conditional offer of employment to an area candidate. If hired, he could start in September.
Although Montgomery County dispatchers sent a Goodwill Ambulance as a precaution, no one was injured Thursday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident that occurred on North Charlotte Street near Planet Fitness.
First responders arrived Friday at about 7:12 a.m. to what was described by Montgomery County dispatchers as a two-vehicle accident on U.S. Route 422 east of Armand Hammer Boulevard. Details were unavailable at publication time.
After Monday (Aug. 22) at 9 a.m., it may be up to three months before public traffic can again travel on Pruss Hill Road in Lower Pottsgrove. The road is being closed so its bridge can be replaced.
A car-truck collision Tuesday morning at 7:50 a.m. at the intersection of Evergreen and Rupert roads in Limerick resulted in only minor damage to vehicles, police said, and no reported injuries.