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Written by Bradley Schlegel, Staff Writer
July 17, 2024

            East Greenville Council reviewed options for repairing a bridge near its water plant in Upper Hanover earlier this month. Borough Manager Jim Fry presented the details of an alternatives analysis report from Montgomery County officials to make the Fruitville Road bridge viable.

            According to Fry, the township's elected officials and administrators have received multiple options for the remediation over Perkiomen Creek. He said they favor a plan to replace the old structure with a new bridge, though they have no say in the outcome.

            Upper Hanover officials described that option as the most cost-effective, according to Fry. A township supervisor confirmed that assertion, describing it as the "only realistic option" for the bridge that has been closed for 18 years. The borough manager described it as his recommended solution in an email message received late Tuesday afternoon.

            During the July 8 council meeting, Fry also ...



July 15, 2024

            The Montgomery County Commissioners have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service. The "Code Red" declaration has been issued for the County on Tuesday, July 16, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Wednesday, July 17, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

            A Code Red Hot Weather Emergency is declared when the temperature or heat index is expected to be at or above 100°F for two hours or more. Such conditions can be deadly, and residents should take precautions to prevent heat-related stress and illness.

            Those especially at risk are lower income households, individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness, rural communities, residents in urbanized areas, infants and children, older adults, laborers, people with chronic medical conditions, those who take certain medications, and athletes. Friends, relatives, or neighbors should check on people who may be at risk. Seek medical attention if ...



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