Archive for January, 2011

Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release January 31, 2011

January 31, 2011

The following is the text of an Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release dated January 31, 2011.   This press release details recent activity of the police department.

DUI

01/01/2011 at 12:27 am

Romel Waton 25, of the 2500 Block of W. Harold Street Philadelphia

Walton’s vehicle was stopped after police observed the vehicle failed to proceed after the traffic light at Easton Road and Wyandotte Road had turned green. (more…)

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PA State court to consider minors seeking abortion

January 31, 2011

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has decided to consider the role judges play in deciding whether a minor can have an abortion.

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PA considers limiting transfer of prescriptions

January 31, 2011

Pennsylvania officials are watching efforts by Ohio officials to limit the number of times consumers can transfer prescriptions between pharmacies – often as they seek discounts or deals – to see whether the commonwealth might try a similar plan.

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Wintersport Arena not in violation of Upper Moreland noise ordinance

January 28, 2011

Although Simon says the rink is in violation of the township’s noise ordinance, police Chief Thomas Nestel, in agenda minutes from November, said the noise did not rise to a level of a nuisance that is enforceable by the ordinance.

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Aircraft association at Willow Grove Naval Air Station seeks MontCo’s help

January 28, 2011

The Delaware Valley Historical Aircraft Association wants Montgomery County’s help to keep its headquarters, public aircraft museum and a restoration hangar in Horsham.

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Upper Moreland Snow Emergency Declared

January 26, 2011

Upper Moreland Township has declared a Snow Emergency effective at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 26, 2011. This emergency is in effect until further notice.

Residents are prohibited from parking on any street that has been posted as a “Snow Emergency” route.

On streets where parking is allowed, park on the odd numbered side of the street. Wherever possible please park cars in the driveway.

Source: UM Township Website

Upper Moreland School District delays budget vote

January 26, 2011

The Upper Moreland School Board on Tuesday tabled a vote on a preliminary budget that calls for 7.17 percent tax increase.

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Upper Moreland School District in violation of public education law

January 25, 2011

The violation is due to the district’s failure to implement a 504 plan, a tool used for special education students, in a timely fashion.

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Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release January 24, 2011

January 24, 2011

The following is the text of an Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release dated January 24, 2011.   This press release details recent activity of the police department.

Drug Charges

1/22/11 at 12:45 am

Ronald Sumter Butler Jr. 19, from the 300 block of Forest Ave, Willow Grove

Officer observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of Burbridge and St Dunstans Roads. (more…)

Benjamin Foods is moving to Upper Moreland site

January 21, 2011

Benjamin Foods is moving from Philadelphia and two Bucks County sites to the vacant 125,000-sq-ft former Sam’s Club warehouse on 19 acres at 1001 South York Road, Upper Moreland, east of the Willow Grove exit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

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