Weeds Go Up In Smoke At Valley Forge Park

Firefighters conducted a controlled burn of 18 acres there Thursday in an attempt to eliminate invasive plant species.

At 20, Conference Still Abreast Of Teaching Technology

The Montgomery County Community College Technology and Learning Conference for teachers hits a 20-year milestone this October, with special speakers and programs. Registration is under way.

Breakfast Awaiting Vets, From Senator In October

The annual breakfast hosted by state Sen. John Rafferty for area veterans is scheduled for Oct. 25 at Sunnybrook Ballroom. Seating is limited, though, so register in advance.

The Bulls Were Out As Church Filled A Freezer

Volunteers who assisted the Royersford Bible Fellowship in its charity work Saturday could also have put their hands on a pair of prize bulls. Well, sort of.

Royersford Civil Service Commission Meets Wednesday

Its gathering is scheduled for 7 p.m. at borough hall.

Veterans’ Education Issues Subject Of State Hearing

Several speakers have already agreed to offer testimony during the public hearing on House Bill 841, to be held Wednesday at the Limerick Township municipal building.

Rebuilt S-F Arboretum Dedication Set For Oct. 18

The ceremony that officially reopens the Spring-Ford Area School District memorial arboretum will be part of its 2014 Homecoming Weekend festivities.

Limerick’s State Rep Holds October Health Expo

Rep. Mark Painter will conduct his free and second annual Senior Health Expo on Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Sunnybrook Ballroom in nearby Sanatoga.

Spring City Minister, Author Launches 2nd Book

A book launch party for the second novel written by "Pastor Bill" Beck of the Spring City Fellowship is scheduled for Oct. 6 in Collegeville.

County Offering Free Flu Vaccinations Nearby

Five area locations, including Sunnybrook Ballroom in nearby Sanatoga, will be sites for free flu vaccinations offered by the Montgomery County Health Department. Just walk in.

Cash Waiting To Be Claimed! Is It Yours?, DA Asks

More than $2,200 being held by the Montgomery County District Attorney's office is waiting to be returned to rightful owners. That may be you, but you've got to file a claim by Oct. 10.

Limerick Cancels Planning Commission Meeting

It had been scheduled for tonight.

What’s Available This Week In Local Real Estate

Here are properties available on the area's real estate market that could be seen Sept. 18-24 (2014) via YouTube.

Homey Mac And Cheese Comfort, In A Single Skillet

On the Food Page: One-Pot Skillet Macaroni And Cheese (video), One-Pot Warm Quinoa Chicken Salad (video), Super Good Chili, Coco-Mango Smoothie.

Collegeville Holds Its Tastings Dinner Tonight

For a second year, chefs at popular area restaurants team up tonight (Tuesday) to provide what promoters describe as "amazing cuisine," sponsored by the Collegeville Economic Development Corp.