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Montgomery County (Pennsylvania)

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  • Meet the stars of Corbett & Wolf attack ads

    The television ad wars between Republican incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett and his Democratic opponent Tom Wolf have started early and often this summer in the run up to the Nov. 4 election. As evidenced by two commercials, it’s clear both candidates...
  • Here are the latest doctors, nurses, barbers, real estate agents and other professionals sanctioned by state boards

    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (July 7) by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website,...
  • Laws including high-proof grain alcohol ban take effect Tuesday

    Laws including high-proof grain alcohol ban take effect Tuesday
    Maryland joins at least a dozen other states Tuesday in banning the sale of 190-proof grain alcohol, a measure that lawmakers hope will help to reduce sexual assaults and binge drinking among college students. The bill is one of more than 200 that go...
  • James R. Miller Jr., federal judge in Baltimore

    James R. Miller Jr., federal judge in Baltimore
    James Rogers Miller Jr., a former state delegate from Montgomery County who spent 15 years as a federal district judge in Baltimore, died of congestive heart failure June 25 at HeartFields Assisted Living at Easton. He was 83. "Judge Miller was an...
  • Source of mystery odor in suburban Philadelphia under investigation

    Source of mystery odor in suburban Philadelphia under investigation
    There have been no signs of illness from a mystery odor that prompted the evacuation of about 150 homes in suburban Philadelphia, officials said on Monday, while waiting for tests to determine the exact cause of what led to the noxious smell....
  • Upper Macungie hires first township manager

    Upper Macungie hires first township manager
    While serving as manager of Montgomery Township in Montgomery County for 20 years, Daniel P. Olpere saw the community's population quadruple. His experience in overseeing that growth was part of the reason Upper Macungie supervisors hired him as the...
  • Feds considering 2 sites in Md. for FBI headquarters

    Feds considering 2 sites in Md. for FBI headquarters
    — Maryland lawmakers have been jockeying for years to lure the new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation — and its 11,000 jobs — to Prince George's County. On Tuesday they officially found out who the competition is....
  • Turnpike widening: What's the ultimate destination?

    Q: The progress on adding extra lanes on the Turnpike's Northeast Extension, I-476, from the mainline Turnpike to Lansdale is just stunning and monumental, but it all ceases just past mile marker 26, and it looks as though the effort will have to begin...
  • Judges can keep relatives on their payrolls

    Judges can keep relatives on their payrolls
    Come July, Pennsylvania judges can no longer hire relatives under heralded new rules that bring the state in line with the rest of the nation. Though nepotism is being barred from the courts, don't expect to see judges' family members taken off the...
  • Baltimore police hire new training director after months of flux

    Baltimore police hire new training director after months of flux
    Baltimore police named a new training director Friday, a move that follows two years of resignations, temporary appointments and a nearly fatal 2013 training accident that led the department to improve its safety guidelines. Paul Banach, a 29-year law...
  • Fish-for-Free on Memorial Day in Pennsylvania

    You can do more than just grill burgers and hot dogs this holiday. Memorial Day is Monday, and while we honor those who served and gave their lives for our country and way of life, we also use the holiday as the unofficial start to the summer season....