Montgomery County

Black Bear
Tim Jimenez
June 11, 2019 - 7:06 am
UPDATED: 9:30 a.m. ___ ORELAND, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Some people in Bucks and Montgomery counties reported seeing a bear wandering around their neighborhood on Monday. One of the last bear sightings reported came from Integrity Avenue in Oreland, a few minutes away from the Oreland Train Station...
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Paper Ballot
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Jim Melwert
June 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Montgomery County officials will make some changes to their new paper ballot voting system before the fall election. Montgomery County elections board chief clerk Lee Soltysiak says they got a lot of feedback on the new paper-ballot system, but they heard some...
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Hadas Kuznits
May 29, 2019 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tornado watches and warning have barreled through the greater Philadelphia region this week, but the unusual weather is not unprecedented. Sarah Johnson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, New Jersey, said it's not uncommon for tornadoes...
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It’s been a week since Pennsylvania’s primary election day, giving Montgomery County officials some time to digest feedback on the new paper-ballot voting machines.
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Jim Melwert
May 28, 2019 - 5:01 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It’s been a week since Pennsylvania’s primary election day, giving Montgomery County officials some time to digest feedback on the new paper-ballot voting machines. “We expected a certain amount of grumbling," said Montgomery County elections board chief...
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Election Day
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Jim Melwert
May 22, 2019 - 12:29 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An incumbent on the Chester County Board of Commissioners has been voted out, while the brother of a Montgomery County commissioner failed to make the fall ballot. Chester County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone lost her primary race to Josh Maxwell and Marian Moskowitz...
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It’s been a week since Pennsylvania’s primary election day, giving Montgomery County officials some time to digest feedback on the new paper-ballot voting machines.
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Jim Melwert
May 21, 2019 - 10:47 am
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Montgomery County rolled out its paper ballot voting machines this Election Day, and voters are mixed on the new — yet old-school — method. With the new machines, after you check in, you receive a paper ballot, a Sharpie, and a manila folder. Voters are then...
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Power lines and power generating windmills
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Jim Melwert
May 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Montgomery County's government is doing its part to help the environment. Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh said a switch to 100 percent wind energy would cost $24,000 per year, which works out to about 1.5 percent of the county’s electrical costs. “This...
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In this Sept. 24, 2018, file photo, Bill Cosby departs after a sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
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May 15, 2019 - 9:26 am
By Maryclare Dale, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The judge who presided over Bill Cosby's criminal case said he let five other accusers testify at the sex-assault trial because their accounts had "chilling similarities" that pointed to a "signature" crime. A jury last year convicted Cosby of...
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It’s been a week since Pennsylvania’s primary election day, giving Montgomery County officials some time to digest feedback on the new paper-ballot voting machines.
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Jim Melwert
May 14, 2019 - 3:05 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — When voters in Montgomery County head to the polls for next Tuesday’s primary election, they’ll cast their ballots on a new voting system. As in previous elections, when voters walk into a polling place they will sign the log book. But this year, rather than...
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high school student with back pack
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Tim Jimenez
May 02, 2019 - 8:56 am
SOUDERTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Students weren’t allowed to bring their bags to a Montgomery County high school Thursday morning because a suspicious note was found in the building the day before. Souderton Area High School officials say the note was found late Wednesday. It's not clear what was...
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