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Montgomery County (Pennsylvania)

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Top Montgomery County (Pennsylvania) Articles

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  • Protecting seniors from scams is everyone's job

    I need your help protecting senior citizens from scammers. We need to spread the word so what happened to a Montgomery County woman doesn't happen to anyone else. She lost $92,000 to a foreign fraudster who tricked her into thinking she'd won millions...
  • Gansler says breaking up teen party was not his job

    Gansler says breaking up teen party was not his job
    When Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler arrived at a house party of teenagers in June, he pushed through the crowd, past youngsters dancing on a table and a smattering of red plastic cups. One of the revelers snapped a photo. As the night wore...
  • Northampton accountant, Nazareth appraiser, Allentown doctor among those sanctioned by state boards

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (in August and September) 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...
  • Best fuel-efficient compacts under $20,000

    Best fuel-efficient compacts under $20,000
    Pop quiz: What size car do residents of planet Earth buy more of than any other? It's not the midsize sedan that's unique to the U.S. It's not pickup trucks either. It's compacts, of which more are sold around the world than any other segment. In Europe...
  • Court ruling should stop robocalls to your cellphone

    If your wireless phone keeps ringing with annoying automated calls from businesses you'd rather not talk to, you now may have the power to stop some of them. All you have to do is ask. A federal appeals court in Pennsylvania recently ruled that...
  • GPS units overtaking road maps

    GPS units overtaking road maps
    Q: I have been looking for a New Jersey highway map to replace my Christie Whitman model, which is showing its age. New Jersey has no welcome stations that I know of in our region, but at a rest stop on the Jersey Turnpike recently, the only map of the...
  • My two cents' worth on a fee for plastic shopping bags

     
    We published a Philadelphia Inquirer story on Friday describing a proposal by Montgomery County state Sen. Daylin Leach to impose a two-cent fee on each plastic shopping bag given to customers at grocery and other retail stores in Pennsylvania. This...
  • Another veteran squares off with VA for benefits

    Many veterans say getting the Department of Veterans Affairs to grant them the benefits they've earned is like pulling teeth. The VA actually pulled Anthony Basti's teeth. He wants it to finish the dental work he believes should have followed. He said...
  • First Day hikes kick off 2014

    First Day hikes kick off 2014
    Many people start off the New Year with resolutions. Instead of making resolutions you may not keep, try starting 2014 off on the right (and left) foot by taking part in the 10 a.m. First Day Hike at Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center on New...
  • Veterinarians, nurses, others sanctioned by state licensing boards

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (in October and November) 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...
  • Pennsylvania courts ban nepotism, judges serving on corporate boards

    Pennsylvania courts ban nepotism, judges serving on corporate boards
    Pennsylvania judges will be barred from serving on corporate boards under new rules announced by the state Supreme Court on Wednesday, part of an overhaul of the state's dated judicial canons. The changes also bar judges from nepotism in hiring and...