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Archive: April, 2012

POSTED: Monday, April 30, 2012, 6:00 PM

Hollywood, a little-known enclave of California-style homes in Abington Township, is holding a town-wide yard sale on Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Why? Because Robin Beall, the new president of the Hollywood Civic Association, realized that that many people, even from other Abington communities, “have never even heard of us,” and she wanted to fix that.

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POSTED: Monday, April 30, 2012, 5:44 PM

Norristown's Arts Hill along DeKalb Street will close to traffic from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 5, and become an arts festival. This is the 3-year anniversary of the event, based at the corner of Main and DeKalb Streets.

 

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POSTED: Monday, April 30, 2012, 5:27 PM

Valley Forge National Historical Park and the Washington Memorial Chapel - with support from the Friends of Valley Forge - will celebrate French Alliance Day May 6, which is Sunday.

 

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POSTED: Monday, April 30, 2012, 5:03 PM

For the first time in 30 years, Saint Aloysius Church in Pottstown, is holding a community carnival.

 

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POSTED: Friday, April 27, 2012, 11:43 AM

 

The Lansdale Borough Police and the Lansdale Parks and Recreations Department are conducting their 2012 Annual Bike Rodeo.

The rodeo will be held in the upper lot at Whites Road Park on Saturday, May 5. The event starts at 9 a.m.

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POSTED: Friday, April 27, 2012, 3:34 PM

Time and time again, police departments in the Philadelphia suburbs tell citizens: during a storm, don’t drive through high water. Those barricades are there for a reason.

Time and time again, police say, drivers head into deep water anyway, and end up having to be rescued. Well, a court ruling Thursday could start to change that.

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POSTED: Thursday, April 26, 2012, 1:56 PM

You see an injured wild animal. Its predicament breaks your heart. What to do?

Despite your best intentions, the most prudent course of action is not to have contact with the animal, a health official said.

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POSTED: Thursday, April 26, 2012, 3:43 PM

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency recently announced the fourth nationwide prescription drug "Take-Back" initiative.

It’s designed to prevent increased pill abuse and theft.

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