Archive: May, 2012
Consolidating county departments, improving technology and adopting corporate-style management structure were among the recommendations made Wednesday by a panel charged with developing tactics to reshape Montgomery County government.
The proposals largely focus on paring down the size of government and making county departments more transparent and accessible to constituents.
They come as Montgomery County continues to struggle with a tight financial forecast and five months after a county grand jury condemned the county’s previous administration for wasteful spending and ineffective management.
This just in from the Historical Society of Montgomery County:
On May 12, 1899, after spending the day in Harrisburg for the dedication of a statue to Montgomery County’s native son, General John F. Hartranft, the weary travelers from Montgomery County were eager to return home. They boarded two trains bound for Norristown.
Frank Rausch uses light, subject matter, composition and texture to create a diverse, appealing photograph.
But don’t ask us. Hear from him yourself May 18 and 19 during his Solo Photography Show at "The Old Dutch School House,” at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Argyle and Wynnewood Roads, Ardmore.
Motorists may want to avoid Conshohocken from 8 a.m. into the afternoon Sunday, May 6.
Here’s an interesting response to our story on tree-planting which ran in the Inquirer today:
Aqua Pennsylvania will close Township Line Road between DeKalb Pike and Penlyn Blue Bell Pike in Plymouth and Whitpain townships, Montgomery County.
When Montgomery County Commissioner Bruce L. Castor Jr. was Montgomery County district attorney, he prosecuted many cases, but few generated as much attention as that involving Guy Sileo, co-owner of the General Wayne Inn on Montgomery Avenue in Lower Merion.