Archive for June, 2011

Upper Moreland Township proposes tax increase

June 30, 2011

A proposal to change the Local Services Tax in Upper Moreland in 2012 from $10 to $52 annually for people working in the township making more than $12,000 was discussed by the finance and administrative committee at the meeting Monday.

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Castor sides with Horsham on Willow Grove Airbase runway

June 28, 2011

Many of the communities closest to the Willow Grove Airbase have spoken out on their desires for the continued existence and use of the runway, some very strongly.  Are your Montgomery County  comissioners representing you?  Commissioner Bruce Castor Jr. has taken a position against keeping the runway open.   Commissioner James R. Matthews and Commissioner Joseph M. Hoeffel III want to keep it open.  This is one of the most significant issues to face our area in my memory.

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Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release June 27, 2011

June 27, 2011

The following is the text of an Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release dated June 27, 2011. This press release details recent activity of the police department.

Arrests

  • Ann Therese Dougherty from West Chester was charged with Driving under the Influence of alcohol on 6/02/2011.
  • Clay Elton Oglesby from Willow Grove was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol on 5/27/2011. (more…)

Montgomery County Planning Commission to study Willow Grove airport plan

June 27, 2011

The Montgomery County Planning Commission will be crafting responses to pointed questions from the Horsham Land Reuse Authority (HLRA) about the county’s interest in developing an executive airport at Willow Grove air base..

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Residents have their say on Willow Grove train station move

June 24, 2011

Upper Moreland residents both were both for and against moving the Willow Grove train station.  Many asked why are we looking at this move, or how does this move support revitalization.  Others were happy to hear about change in the winds.

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Corbett signs bill banning ‘bath salts,’ other new synthetic drugs

June 24, 2011

Gov. Tom Corbett today signed into law Senate Bill 1006, legislation that bans the possession, use and sale of synthetic designer drugs including the dangerous substance known as “bath salts.”

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Public to weigh in on moving Willow Grove Train Station

June 23, 2011

The open house will be at Giant Food’s community room on York Road. It is being held on June 23rd from 4 to 8 p.m.  It’s a short move, but one that some believe  could bring big improvements.

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Hatboro Council votes against runway use at Willow Grove Naval Air Station

June 22, 2011

Hatboro council opposes future use of the runway at the Willow Grove Naval Air Station in Horsham.

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Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release June 20, 2011

June 21, 2011

The following is the text of an Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release dated June 20, 2011. This press release details recent activity of the police department.

New Arrests

  • On 05/27/2011, Clay Elton Oglesby from Willow Grove was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.
  • Joshua Manuel Young of Lansdale, PA was charged with Driving Under the Influence on June 17, 2011.
  • Willie Moses, no fixed address, was charged with False ID to police and resisting arrest on 6/18/11.
  • Terry Shiffert of Hatboro,PA was charged with DUI on 6/17/11.

Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release June 17, 2011

June 17, 2011

The following is the text of an Upper Moreland Police Department Press Release dated June 17, 2011. This press release details recent activity of the police department.

Arrests

  • Deborah Ann Michael of Feasterville, PA was charged with Driving Under the Influence on June 16, 2011.
  • Terrance Thompson, Philadelphia, was charged with Simple Assault, on 6/14/11 .
  • Leon Taliaferro, Willow Grove, was charged with DUI on 6/15/2011.