Thursday, May 16, 2013
Terrance Malik Anderson is facing charges for allegedly attempting to sell heroin during a foiled drug deal in Hatboro.
An alleged Philadelphia heroin dealer whose criminal rap sheet dates back to 1999 had his day in Hatboro District Court postponed. After sheriff's officers transported Terrance Malik Anderson, 29, formerly of the 2700 block of W. Master Street in Philadelphia, from the Montgomery County Correctional Facility more than an hour after his scheduled preliminary hearing on Thursday, Hatboro District Judge Paul Leo agreed to Hatboro Police's request for a continuance. Authorities allege that Anderson had 120 bags of heroin, seven bags of cocaine and a small amount of marijuana in his possession during a foiled hand-to-hand drug exchange in the Aaron's parking lot at South York Road and Lehman Avenue in Hatboro last month. According to court …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Aqua will begin installing a new water line on Warminster Road in Hatboro and Upper Moreland Township on Monday.
Travel times and frustration levels could increase beginning Monday when Aqua begins installing a new water line. Crews will be digging along Warminster and York roads in Hatboro, as well as in Upper Moreland Township, according to Hatboro Borough Manager Fred Zollers. During construction the road will be closed to general traffic, but will be open to local traffic, he said. "People should avoid that stretch of road anyway during construction," Zollers said. Traffic will be rerouted to Byberry and York roads, he said. Once the new line is installed, Aqua will repave Warminster Road, Zollers said.
Friday, February 22, 2013
An explosion at a Hatboro home in Upper Moreland sends locals for emergency care.
Three people were left burned after a gas explosion at a Hatboro home in Upper Moreland Township. Two have been taken to local hospitals for care. According to the Department of Public Safety of Montgomery County, emergency crews were called out at 10:38 p.m. to a call in Upper Moreland Township to the 2700 block of Broadway Avenue. A medivac helicopter was called in, and landed at Willow Grove Mall in order to transport one victim who had "life threatening injuries" according to scanner reports. A second victim was being taken to a local hospital. The person's status was unknown to Montgomery County Dispatch, but discussions of taking the burn victim via helicopter or ambulance was still being decided at this hour. A third ambulance was…
Multiple real estate companies will be holding open houses in the neighborhood this weekend.
Are you looking for a new home in the area? While there aren't a ton of open houses in and around Willow Grove this weekend, there are plenty of homes being shown just outside the neighborhood. The following homes will be hold open houses on Sunday: 82 Home Rd., Horsham, PA 19040 127 Tamarack Cir., Hatboro, PA 19040 408 Madison Ave., Hatboro, PA 19040 105 Williams Ln., Hatboro, PA 19040 6 James Rd., Hatboro, PA 19040
Thursday, February 14, 2013
NBC cancels 'Do No Harm' prior to the airing of an episode filmed largely in Hatboro and Upper Moreland.
Curious about the block's length of camera equipment set up in Hatboro locales recently, passerby craned their necks and slowed their pace as cast and crew of a new NBC drama set up shop in Hatboro for filming. As it turns out, Hatboro residents likely won't get to see the outcome of taping that occurred two weeks ago at the Hatboro Cemetery, or the week prior at a Newington Drive home. The hour-long show, "Do No Harm," which stars Steven Pasquale and "The Cosby Show" mom, Phylicia Rashad, was pulled from NBC after only two episodes, according to USA Today. And since the Hatboro-centric episode was set to air in late April or early May, according to the ill-fated show's location manager, Demian Resnick, the world may never get to see the…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
A Newington Drive home in Hatboro served as the setting for the filming of an episode of "Do No Harm," a new TV show premiering on NBC Jan. 31.
As the temperature Wednesday morning stalled at a real feel of 8 degrees, cast and crew of a new NBC TV show took refuge in a Newington Drive home in Hatboro. Outside, crews, covered practically from head to toe in heavy coats, gloves, face wraps, and clutching presumably warm drinks in their hands, gave direction as actors inside filmed scenes from a new NBC program, "Do No Harm," which debuts on Jan. 31 at 10 p.m. Starring Steven Pasquale and "The Cosby Show" mom, Phylicia Rashad, the show is set in Philadelphia, according to the show's location manager, Demian Resnick. For more news and updates about Hatboro and Horsham, subscribe to our free newsletter,"like" us on Facebook or follow @Hatboropatch on Twitter. Since the …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Along with the snow came accidents on local roads in Montgomery County.
A fast-moving winter weather system may be to blame fore several accidents on numerous local roads Monday evening. Snow started to fall around the region shortly after dark in Montgomery County and ended up dropping close to half an inch, according to the National Weather Service’s Mount Holly, N.J. office. With the snow came several vehicle crashes. Crews from Bucks and Montgomery counties responded to County Line and Bux Mont roads on the Lower Moreland and Lower Southampton border at around 9:30 p.m. for an accident with reported injuries. According to the Montgomery County dispatch website, vehicles involved in the crash ended up on both sides on the roadway. Police in Horsham responded to a car that went into a fence at Maple Avenue …
Friday, December 21, 2012
Local residents have asked the Hatboro Borough Council to make improvements to Warminster Road following last month's pedestrian death.
A month after a 75-year-old Upper Moreland pedestrian was killed while walkingin Hatboro, her family and a neighbor have forged a campaign to have Warminster Road made safer. Hatboro resident Scott Wenger, an interventional radiation specialist for Cooper Hospital in Camden, shared with the Hatboro Borough Council how in November he tried to save the life of Upper Moreland resident Dorothy Lodge, who had been struck by a car practically outside of his Lycoming Avenue home in November. "I never want to see out in front of my home what I saw that night," Wenger, a father of four and medical professional of 20 years, said Monday night. "I was scared." Wenger, along with Lodge's daughters, Joan Schemmer and Dot Stanley, said they would like to…
Saturday, November 17, 2012
A 75-year-old Upper Moreland woman was walking in Hatboro when she was hit by a car.
A 75-year old Upper Moreland woman was killed when she was struck by a vehicle on Friday evening, Hatboro Police said. The crash occurred at approximately 6:16 p.m. as she was walking along North Warminster Road near Lycoming Avenue in Hatboro, according to police. Hatboro Police were dispatched to the scene and upon arrival found the woman on the side of the road after she was hit by the southbound vehicle. The driver of the vehicle, a 60-year-old Upper Moreland resident, gave consent to a blood test. The woman was transported by the Second Alarmers Rescue Squad to Abington Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead. No charges have been filed at this time and the incident is being jointly investigated by the Hatboro Police …
Monday, September 24, 2012
State Rep. Tom Murt is partnering with the Needlework Guild of America to collect new socks and underwear for people in need.
Monday, September 24, 2012
By Tom Murt To the Editor: The need for clothing remains a very basic human necessity. Many families in our community continue to struggle to support, provide for, and clothe their families in this challenging economic climate. In partnership with the local branch of the Needlework Guild of America (NGA), during the month of October, I will be collecting new socks and underwear to be donated to local families and individuals. During this drive, we are only asking for socks and underwear. To make a donation of new socks or underwear, please drop them off at my district office at 19 S. York Road in Hatboro. If anyone wants to make another type of new clothing donation, NGA has an active local branch that meets weekly at the Hatboro …