Archive for September, 2010

Driver in accident with Willow Grove firefighter charged with assault

September 30, 2010

According to court records, a two vehicle accident involving a Willow Grove firefighter escalated when the other driver punched out the window of the Willow Grove Fire Company SUV and threatened to kill the volunteer firefighter.

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Rep. Tom Murt presents child labor law bill at hearing

September 29, 2010

No state in the country that has child labor laws on the books requires background checks on employees in the entertainment industry who are working with minors.  If the commonwealth adopts House Bill 2515 or House Bill 19, Pennsylvania would be the first to require them. 

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Upper Moreland discusses advertising in parks

September 29, 2010

The Upper Moreland Parks and Recreation Committee discussed the possibility of allowing advertising in designated township parks to provide revenue for community organizations.

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Upper Moreland burger shop boss threatened

September 29, 2010

A fired employee at Jake’s Wayback Burgers threatened his former boss and got more than $250.

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Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release September 27, 2010

September 27, 2010

The following is the text of an Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release dated September 27, 2010.   This press release details recent activity of the police department.

Disorderly Conduct

9/22/10 at 3:07 pm

Peter B. Lutek 49, from the unit block of Jones St, Flourtown

The security guard for the Montgomery County Courthouse Annex reported to police that when Lutek discovered his brother was being detained by probation he became irate. (more…)

Upper Moreland Chief wants fine for unlocked vehicles

September 27, 2010

Upper Moreland’s police chief wants township commissioners to consider adopting a local law that would allow police to cite people who repeatedly leave their vehicle doors unlocked.

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Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release September 22, 2010

September 22, 2010

The following is the text of an Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release dated September 22, 2010.   This press release details recent activity of the police department.

DUI’S

The following persons were charged with DUI and other related traffic offenses:

9/18/10 at 3:12 am

Selvin Pena 33, from the 4100 block of Bennington St, Philadelphia

Police stopped Pena on Center Avenue after making an illegal turn on red. (more…)

Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release September 18, 2010

September 19, 2010

The following is the text of an Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release dated September 18, 2010.   This press release details recent activity of the police department.

Thefts

9/14/10 at 7:20 pm

Erica L. Fields 23, from the 500 block of Crest Ave, Elkins Park

Robert Dennis Keels III 21, from the 500 block of Crest Ave, Elkins Park

Police were dispatched to the Wal-Mart, 2101 Blair Mill Rd, for two subjects detained by security. (more…)

Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release September 17, 2010

September 17, 2010

The following is the text of an Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release dated September 17, 2010.   This press release details recent activity of the police department.

DUI’S

The following persons were arrested for DUI and other related traffic offenses;

9/10/10 at 2:33 am

Israel Ramos-Ramirez 29, from the 800 block of S. Schiller St, Philadelphia

Dominic Jishn Rollins 20, from the 5100 block of Akron St, Philadelphia

Khalef Rafik Lewis 19, from the 800 block of E. Schiller St, Philadelphia

Police stopped Ramos-Ramirez on Easton Rd after officer observed the right front passenger throw a bottle out the window. (more…)

Upper Moreland Township extends permit to Sonic

September 17, 2010

Sonic has been operating at the corner of Easton and Mill roads for more than a month but  representatives from the busy fast-food restaurant needed to ask Upper Moreland Township Board of Commissioners Monday for another extension to continue serving.

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