American Legion Perkiomen Post 184 and Joint Veterans Council of the Upper Perkiomen Valley announced that Memorial Day Services and Parade will take place on Monday, May 28.
To begin, there will be a 9 a.m. service at the Red Hill Veterans Memorial, Main Street, Red Hill.
At 9:30 a.m., the Parade will form at ...
A pair of ninth graders led Upper Perkiomen to a 7-1 victory over Nazareth Academy on Wednesday in the opening round of District One Class 4A playoffs.
Jenna Sullivan, the team's leadoff hitter and right fielder, stole two bases, scored two runs and threw out an opposing runner at second base attempting to advance on an errant throw in the second inning.
Sierra Fretz delivered a solo home run for the Indians (16-4), who advanced to next Wednesday's title game.
Morgan Lindsay, Taylor Lindsay and Alyssa Sullivan each posted for the defending districts champions. The team scored in five of its six innings at bat. Alyssa Sullivan moved within two hits of 100 for her career.
In an agreement reached just over a year ago between the Upper Perkiomen School District and Upper Hanover Township, safety concerns for students traveling to and from the proposed middle school on Montgomery Avenue were cited as a major concern in the 11-page document.
Among the stipulations in the agreement was that the school district install sidewalks on both sides of Montgomery Avenue.
At that time, Alexis McGloin, the district superintendent, called the agreement the proper solution for the district, township and students. She said it will allow a safe pedestrian path for students walking to and from the new school.
The settlement requires the district to complete the sidewalk project before the school opens. According to Upper Hanover Township Solicitor Joseph Bresnan, the township won't issue a use and occupancy permit for the new facility until district officials have completed the installation of the sidewalks and bike path.
To help fund the $500,000 project, Pennsburg Borough and Upper Hanover Township officials teamed-up to apply for a MontCo 2040 Implementation Grant to assist the Upper Perkiomen School District in paying for the sidewalks and bike path.
Last week, the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners approved a substantial $150,000 grant request towards the project. The grant will ...