Monday, May 20, 2013
Janet and Randy Royer participated in a press conference at the Skippack Pennsylvania State Police Barracks, where police said the disappearance may have been voluntary.
The Pennsylvania State Police held a press conference Monday afternoon regarding the disappearance of 21-year-old Matthew Royer, who left the University of Rhode Island Thursday evening, reportedly en route to his Skippack home, but never arrived. Royer was last seen purchasing gas and water around 2 a.m. on Friday morning in Breinigsville, Pa, and his vehicle was spotted on Friday afternoon in Lebanon County. “We are currently investigating (Royer) as a missing person,” said Trooper Morgan Crummy, according to the Times Herald. Crummy said that “at this point, while it may be a voluntary move on Matthew’s part, we are still expending all resources in this investigation to locate Matthew.” Janet and Randy Royer, Matthew's parents, also …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Appalachian Brewing Company, Collegeville Diner, Ursinus College and more inspected in April.
The Montgomery County Health Department in April conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Collegeville. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Various locations will host the summer project.
The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) will be conducting its annual Low-Cost Rabies Immunization Clinics on Saturdays in June for the the program's 22nd consecutive year. "As in previous years, these clinics are located throughout the county in order to ensure that resident pet owners have access to this disease prevention service," said Jessica Willingham, communications assistant for the Montgomery County Office of Communications. The 2013 Annual Rabies Clinic locations, dates and times are: LOCATION DATE TIME Abington Recycling Center, Florey Lane (off of Easton Road), Abington June 1 9 – 11 a.m. Collegeville Community Park, Fourth and Park avenues, Collegeville June 8 9 – 11 a.m. Encore Experiences at …
Monday, May 6, 2013
These three businesses are coming soon to Providence Town Center in Collegeville.
Red Robin, opening on this summer on July 15, will open next to Eastern Mountain Sports. The Lite Choice, a low fat, low calorie and kosher ice cream and frozen treat shop, will open on Market Street, across from the Movie Tavern. Sublime Cupcakes will open at 141 Market Street, next to The Lite Choice, this summer.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Come learn synchronized swimming from members of the only team in the tri-county area!
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
This mixed-breed female was last seen at Perkiomen Creek in the Collegeville area.
UPDATE: [4/10/13; 4:25 p.m.] Animal Medical Center reports the lost dog Izzy has been found and returned to her family. --- Original story: Our friends from the Animal Medical Center in Trappe have asked for help in finding Izzy, a miced-breed, spayed female who's lost. Izzy is approximately 3 feet tall and weighs 30 lbs. She is black with brown and tan markings on her face and paws. Izzy was last seen on Sunday, April 8 at approximately 5 p.m. at Perkiomen Creek behind the Perkiomen Woods in the area of Yerkes and Landis Mill roads in Collegeville. (Off Level Road, between Arcola Road and Ridge Pike.) Anyone with information should call 610-755-7111 or 610-755-7855 or contact Lower Providence Police at 610-539-5901 or the Montco or Chesco…
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Firefighters responded to the popular grocery store for a report of a fire just before 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday.
A Patch reader reported an evacuation in progress at the Wegmans gorcery store in Providence Town Center in Collegeville Wednesday morning. Several units responded to the scene just before 11:30 a.m. on April 3 for what tunred out to be a small kitchen fire that was brought under control quickly. Customers and employees had evacuated the store while firefighters dealt with the incident. No one was reported injured in the incident.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Coach Janelle Benner will put down her stick and pick up a bow to perform as a violin soloist on Saturday, April 6.
According to a release from Ursinus College, the school's string ensemble will perform on Saturday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Bomberger Auditorium with a special guest violinist. Ursinus Field Hockey team coach Janelle Benner will solo in J.S. Bach’s Concerto for Violin in A minor. The student chamber group, the Ursa Major Quartet, will also perform Mozart’s String Quartet No. 21 in D Major. Faculty member Garrett Hope will conduct. The performance is free and open to the public. Benner earned her Bachelor of Arts in Music Education with a focus in violin performance from Old Dominion University and a Master of Education from Cabrini College. While at Old Dominion, she was the concertmaster of the Old Dominion Symphony Orchestra and first …
Friday, March 29, 2013
This short-haired gray cat was lost in the area of Collegeville Road.
The Animal Medical Center in Trappe has issued an alert for a lost cat named Fiona. Fiona is a small, short-haired gray cat with white markings who was last seen in the vicinity of Collegeville Road in Collegeville. She is very friendly but also timid and may run away if approached. Call 484-241-0566 day or night if you see Fiona or if you have heard cats fighting, meowing or caterwauling in your area recently. Find more information about lost pets on the Animal Medical Center's Facebook page.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Alexander, born in Pottstown, leaves family in Collegeville, Royersford, Audubon and Mont Clare.
Wednesday, March 27
Joan M. Alexander, age 59, of Royersford, PA died Sunday, March 24, 2013 in her home. Born in Pottstown, she was a daughter of the late Charles A. and Josephine (Mazur) Alexander. Joan was a graduate of the Spring-Ford High School. She worked as a dental assistant for several years. She also worked as a clerk for several District Justices in the area. She enjoyed live music and attending jewelry making classes. Joan had a great sense of humor she loved to use with all of her nieces and nephews. She was also a animal lover. Joan is survived by four siblings: Bobbie Alexander, of Collegeville, PA; Charlene A. Feroe, of Royersford, PA; Joseph C., husband of Ann (Reifsnyder) Alexander, of Audubon, PA; Patricia Alexander, of Mont Clare, …