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Quakertown Community High School graduations will continue to be at large indoor arenas

QUAKERTOWN SCHOOLS - Quakertown Community High School will continue to hold graduation ceremonies at large off-campus arenas after the school board recently voted to reverse an earlier decision to start holding them at the high school's Alumni Field. School district Superintendent William Harner sai

THEINTELL.COM - 2017-09-21 16:00:00

Turnpike closure between Lansdale and Quakertown exits planned for Sunday

Closures will impact both the Northeast Extension and the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Bucks and Montgomery counties Sunday morning. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission reported that the Northeast Extension (I-476) will be closed in both directions from 12:01 to 6 a.m. Sunday Sept. 24, between the Lans

THEINTELL.COM - 2017-09-22 18:30:00

This week's Business Calendar (Sept. 26-Oct. 14)

UPPER BUCKS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will hold Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week Breakfast, 7:45 a.m. Spinnerstown Hotel, 2195 Spinnerstown Road, Quakertown. $15 per person. Register: http://web.ubcc.org/events/PFEW-Breakfast-92617-673/details WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27 SCHUYLKILL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will hold

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

Fabulous foyers: Get that wow look that says 'welcome'

When you think about decorating the rooms in your home, the foyer may very well be an afterthought. It shouldn't be, area home interior designers agree. "The entryway is important," says Maria Bouloux of Bouloux Interiors in Coopersburg. "It's not only visitors' first impression of the interior or t

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-22 19:33:00

Holland Tunnel gun cache defendant has HIV, seeks probation instead of jail

JERSEY CITY -- The Pennsylvania anti-drug crusader who had a cache of weapons in his truck when he was stopped outside the Holland Tunnel last year has HIV and will ask a judge Friday not to impose jail time so that he can continue treatment, his lawyer said. John Cramsey, 51, of East Greenville, Pa

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-22 13:51:19

The Drawings of Wifredo Lam: 1940-1955

From the private collection of Juan Castillo Vzquez, Havana, Cuba. Lehigh University Art Galleries is pleased to present The Drawings of Wifredo Lam: 1940 - 1955, the first monographic exhibition of works by Lam from a prestigious private Cuban collection to travel to the United States. Comprised of

PATCH - 2017-09-22 15:58:32

Estrano - Stranger Things exhibition

The strangeness of everyday objects provides endless fascination for artists. This experience of unsettling familiarity-or what Sigmund Freud called "the uncanny"-has taken many forms throughout history. The Greeks and Romans painted murals of windows and hallways to expand their rooms, a technique

PATCH - 2017-09-22 15:55:23

Person of interest sought after woman shot in Limerick, Pa.

Police have identified a person of interest after a woman was shot at a home on Friday in Limerick, Pa. The Montgomery County district attorney's office identified that man as 30-year-old Greg Feldman of Montgomery Drive in Harleysville. He was last known to be driving a black 2016 Mazda sedan with

6ABC.COM - 2017-09-22 20:31:41

Grand View Hospital locked down after Montgomery County shooting

Grand View Hospital in West Rockhill was under lock down Friday evening in connection with a shooting in Montgomery County, hospital personnel and Pennridge police said. Pennridge Regional Police Officer Don Bartholomew said the lock down at the hospital and the evacuation earlier Friday of a nearb

THEINTELL.COM - 2017-09-22 23:38:00

What could the state's environmental fund budget battle mean for Bucks?

They call them "hard numbers" for a reason. They're verifiable, immutable, and theoretically, not subject to debate. But there's little agreement about what the hard numbers are between Bucks and Montgomery County's Republican state representatives, as lawmakers in Harrisburg wrangle with potential

BUCKSCOUNTYCOURIERTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 19:00:00

Take a virtual look inside Parkland's new elementary school

Technology is giving Parkland parents, students and staff the chance to peek inside its newest elementary school well before a shovel hits the dirt at the Upper Macungie site. KCBA Architects, a Hatfield, Pa.-based firm, is leading the project and the company's principal architect Mike Kelly provide

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

Montco man dies of injuries 2 days after I-78 crash into disabled truck

A Montgomery County man whose car crashed Wednesday into a tractor-trailer on Interstate 78 in east Berks County died Friday, the Lehigh County coroner's office said. Christopher T. Williams, 25, of Colmar was pronounced dead 3:35 p.m. at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. The coroner's office said

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-22 22:55:00

Driver in I-78 crash in Greenwich Twp. dies

One of the men critically injured in a crash Wednesday night on Interstate 78 in northeastern Berks County has died.Christopher T. Williams, 25, of Colmar, Montgomery County, was pronounced dead at 3:35 p.m. today at Lehigh Valley Hospital near Allentown, according to a news release from the Lehigh

READING EAGLE - 2017-09-22 07:01:00

2 men critically injured in Interstate 78 crash

Two men were critically injured Wednesday night when their vehicle slammed into the back of a disabled tractor-trailer along Interstate 78 in northeastern Berks County, state police said Thursday.The crash occurred shortly before 6 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of the interstate just past the Route 73

READING EAGLE - 2017-09-22 07:01:00

Parkland senior spends entire Friday night under the lights

During the halftime show at a Parkland High School football game, there's one musician on the field who is especially hard to miss. He's the saxophonist wearing football pads, appearing at first glance to have mistakenly wandered onto the field instead of the locker room for a half-time talk. But Co

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-23 02:15:00

Road Warrior: Lessons from truck school

It's no secret that logistics and freight are becoming an increasingly large part of the Lehigh Valley. As people around Macungie can readily tell you, big rigs are becoming more and more common on our roads. Allen Township will soon be learning a similar lesson as plans for 6.5 million square feet

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-22 21:00:00

Representatives hope development plan will boost collaboration in East Penn

Roseann Schleicher has seen the effects of development ripple easily across municipal boundaries. A factory approved by Lower Macungie Township officials may lead to increased traffic on the road outside her home in the nearby Macungie Borough, as could a new housing development in Upper Milford Tow

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

Gardening: How to preserve elephant ear plants during the winter

Q: Can you tell me how to preserve my elephant ear plant over the winter months? - Carol Torok A: Elephant ears are great summer plants, and add tropical flair to any garden. They are also reasonably carefree. That is until fall, when these great plants - colocasia or alocasia - are not hardy and m

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-22 21:00:00

Traditions of Hanover to hold Open House

The golden years are a time for you to enjoy the fruits of your labor, and live your best life. Join Traditions of Hanover, an award-winning retirement community, for an open house on Wednesday, October 4 from 2:00-3:30 p. During the open house, take the opportunity to mingle with staff members. Com

PATCH - 2017-09-22 20:40:59

NAEMI: Visionaries of the Light exhibition

The term "outsider art" was coined by the English critic Roger Cardinal in 1972, taking as a starting point the original concept of "Art Brut" by French artist Jean Dubuffet. Today many terminologies exist-"visionary", "self-taught", "art of the mentally ill"-but ultimately it is the term "outsiders

PATCH - 2017-09-22 15:50:02