Monday, April 29, 2013
The student has not been identified.
A student from New Hanover Elementary School has died from Bacterial Meningitis, according to ABCLocal. Staff of the school, located in the Boyertown School District, said the child developed the meningitis while battling Pneumonia. The Boyertown acting Superintendent Robert L. Scoboria issued a statement to school district parents on Friday, sending his condolences to the child’s family and friends, according to the Reading Eagle. The letter stated that the health department believes the situation did not post a danger to students in the school, as the type of bacteria is not spread by casual contact. Subscribe to our free daily newsletter | Follow us on Facebook | Follow us @PottstownPatch
Thursday, January 31, 2013
The men arrested were from Limerick, Douglasville.
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Thursday, January 31
Three men have been arrested for allegedly robbing homes in the Limerick, New Hanover and surrounding areas. The Limerick residents were identified as 28-year-old Michael R. Benner Jr. and 25-year-old Joseph A. Samsel Jr. The third man is named as Philip M. Becker, 27, of Douglassville. Robberies occured over a seven-month period and allegedly led to over $100,000 in stolen goods. For the full story, visit Limerick Patch here.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Painter's office also announced his committee assignments.
Thursday, January 17
State Rep. Mark Painter has a new constituent service office that is open and ready to help Montgomery County residents navigate state government. The office -- located at 600 Heritage Drive, Suite 102, just off High Street in Sunnybrook Village, Sanatoga, PA 19464 -- is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, with extended hours from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. The phone number is 610-326-9563 and the fax number is 610-718-5787. Painter noted those numbers are the same as former state Rep. Tom Quigley. "Helping people with their day-to-day concerns involving state government is an integral part of my job as a state representative in addition to crafting and debating legislation at the state Capitol," said …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The cause of death of Natalie Marella, 26, of Ambler, is still undetermined pending toxicology testing.
The body that was discovered Wednesday along a cornfield in New Hanover has been identified as 26-year-old Natalie Marella, of Ambler, according to a press release from the Montgomery County District Attorney's office. New Hanover Police initially responded to a report on Monday morning that a local farmer had discovered the body of a white woman at 2471 Little Road, near the intersection of Renninger Road. An autopsy was conducted on Wednesday evening, but the cause and manner of death remain undertermined pending the results of toxicology testing. According to Marella's Facebook page, she was most recently employed as a model at F.A.B. Modeling, and she graduated from Pennsylvania Institute of Technology in 2006 as a certified clinical …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
A woman's body was found Wednesday morning by a local farmer
Montgomery County detectives and the New Hanover Police Department are launching a joint investigation into the death of an unidentified woman, whose body was discovered next to a cornfield in the Frederick section of New Hanover Township on Monday morning. At 10:22 a.m., New Hanover Police responded to a report that a local farmer had discovered the body of a deceased white female at 2461 Little Road, near the intersection of Renninger Road. A press release from the district attorney's office describes the location as "a remote section of hedgerow adjacent to a cornfield." According to a report by 6ABC, the property owner – identified as Mark Slater – stated that he and his daughter-in-law observed a tattoo on the body, and added that …