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Posted on: December 16, 2016

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

A Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 12:00pm on Saturday, December 17, 2016 through 9:00am on Tuesday, December 20, 2016.

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Program Offers $1 Million in 2017 Cycle

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The Montgomery County Commissioners approved $1 million for the second cycle of the Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Program.

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Twelve Deadbeat Parents Arrested In Overnight Child Support Raid

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Twelve dads, who collectively owed $152,297.12 in child support arrearages for 18 children, were arrested by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deputies on December 14, 2016 during an overnight sweep.

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Montco Passes $409.5 Million Budget

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The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners today passed a $409.5 million 2017 budget in support of core County functions and dedicated funding for Montgomery County Community College.

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00pm on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 through 12:00pm on Saturday, December 17, 2016.

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Weeklong Multi-County Sheriff’s Office DUI Sweep Yields 15 arrests

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The holiday party season is in full swing, and Montgomery County Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny has been working closely with other agencies to get drunk and drugged drivers off of the road.

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park

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Explore Lorimer Park, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area) during an Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 8:30am to look for winter resident birds.

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Knight Road Bridge to Re-Open Saturday, December 10, 2016

The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that the Knight Road Bridge over the Green Lane Reservoir in Upper Hanover Township will re-open on Saturday, December 10, 2016.

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

“Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00pm on Thursday, December 8, 2016 through 9:00am on Monday, December 12, 2016.

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

“Colonial Wreaths and Kissing Balls” Holiday Workshop at Pottsgrove Manor

Learn about holiday decorations from the colonial era and make a mini-wreath and mistletoe “kissing ball” in a workshop led by Museum Educator, Lynn Symborski, at Pottsgrove Manor on Sunday, December 18, 2016 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Visit Pottsgrove Manor by Candlelight

Revel in the spirit of the season at historic Pottsgrove Manor with the annual “Pottsgrove Manor by Candlelight” open house on Sunday, December 11, 2016 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm and enjoy the beauty of the manor lit by candlelight and bedecked with greenery.

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Natural Ornaments at Norristown Farm Park

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Tired of plastic holiday decorations? Join the staff at Norristown Farm Park for their traditional natural ornament program on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 1:00pm.

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Posted on: February 15, 2016

02/15/16 Cause of Ursinus Illnesses Identified

The Montgomery County Health Department today announced that the cause of the illness that sickened over 200 students, faculty, and staff at Ursinus College over the past week is a Norovirus.

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Posted on: February 11, 2016

02/11/16 UPDATE: MCHD Investigation of Stomach Illness at Ursinus College

Ursinus College continues to take proactive measures in conjunction with Montgomery County Health Department officials to investigate and address an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness on campus.

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Posted on: February 10, 2016

02/10/16 UPDATE: Ursinus College Voluntarily Closes Cafeteria

Ursinus College has voluntarily closed the cafeteria and snack bar allowing Montgomery County Health Department officials to continue gathering information regarding the cluster of gastrointestinal illness on campus.

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Posted on: February 10, 2016

02/10/16 MCHD Investigating Outbreak of Stomach Illness at Ursinus College

Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) is currently investigating an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness associated with students from Ursinus College.

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Posted on: February 9, 2016

02/09/16 “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00pm on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 through 9:00am on Monday, February 15, 2016.

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

02/08/16 Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites Hosting Free Trail Stewardship Workshop

The Montgomery County Division of Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites will be hosting a free, one-day, Trail Stewardship Workshop on Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 8:30am to 4:30pm in the classroom building at Pennypacker Mills.

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

02/08/16 Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park

Explore Lorimer Park and the Bethayres Swamp on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 8:30am during an Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park.

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

02/08/16 Green Lane Park Hosts “Animal Tracks and Signs” Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host a program entitled “Animal Tracks and Signs” on Saturday, February 13, 2016 beginning at 1:00pm. Join the staff at GLP for this indoor/outdoor program and learn to read and interpret wildlife signs.

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

02/08/16 Valentine’s Day Cooking Demonstrations at Pottsgrove Manor

Visit historic Pottsgrove Manor on Saturday, February 13, 2016 between 11:00am and 3:00pm for demonstrations of open-hearth cooking during the program “Valentine’s Day The Colonial Way.”

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Posted on: February 7, 2016

02/07/16 Montco Public Health Officials Find Good Samaritans; They Are Safe From Rabies

MCHD officials have identified and interviewed the two men who came to the aid of a young girl who was being attacked by a rabid raccoon Thursday in Lower Merion. Both men are safe from contracting rabies.

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Posted on: February 6, 2016

02/06/16 Montco Public Health Officials Seeking Good Samaritan Who May Have Been Exposed To Rabies

MCHD officials are requesting that an unidentified male Good Samaritan, who came to the aid of a young girl being attacked by a rabid raccoon on Thursday in Lower Merion, come forward and identify himself, because he may have been exposed to rabies.

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Posted on: February 4, 2016

02/04/16 State of the County Report

The Montgomery County Commissioners today at their bi-weekly meeting delivered their 2016 report on the State of the County.

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Posted on: February 3, 2016

02/03/16 Ten Males, One Female Arrested In Overnight Deadbeat Sweep By Montco Sheriff’s Office

Montgomery County Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny announced that sheriff’s deputies arrested 11 deadbeat parents, who owed $126,218.63 in child support arrearages for 16 children, during an overnight sweep on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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Posted on: February 1, 2016

02/01/16 Scats and Tracks at Norristown Farm Park

Join the park naturalist at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 2:00pm in a search of the wild signs of animals that remain active in winter.

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Posted on: February 1, 2016

02/01/16 Pennypacker Mills Offers a Valentines Craft Workshop for Kids

Make a gift from the heart this year at Pennypacker Mills’ Valentines Workshop for Kids on Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 10:00am to 12:00pm.

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Posted on: January 29, 2016

01/29/16 Beware Of IRS Impersonators This Tax Season

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration has issued the following warning to Americans about scam artists posing as IRS agents.

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