Thursday, May 16, 2013
Former Royersford resident found guilty of two misdemeanor charges after swinging a broom at a 4-year-old.
A fight with a teen resulted in the arrest and conviction of one Pottstown man. When the fight escallated, police said he even swung a broom stick near a child. Travis Darnell Shaw, 31, of the 400 block of W. King St., formerly of Royersford, was sentenced in Montgomery County Court on Wednesday to four to 23 months along with 50 hours of community service, accoridng to a report in the Pottstown Mercury. Shaw was involved, according to police, in an incident in June 2012 when he sat on the stoop of a 15-year-old girl's home along Myrtle Street in the Bright Hope development. According to the records, Shaw also lives in the public housing development known as Bright Hope along King Street. When asked to leave, the Mercury reports, Shaw …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
A June 1 sale will benefit a Royersford Youth Missions trip.
How can you pass up the opportunity? Visitors will find great deals AND, at the same time, be able to support a local youth mission trip. The Youth Missions Yard Sale at Royersford Bible Fellowship Church is slated for Saturday, June 1. "Residents can get a great deal while supporting a great cause during the Youth Missions Yard Sale," said Michelle Jenney, of RBFC. The sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1 at the Bible Fellowship Church of Royersford. The church is located at 431 North Lewis Road. "The event is rain or shine and will feature everything from household goods, furniture and clothes to Christmas supplies, toys and more," said Jenney. "The proceeds benefit the youth missions and conference fund." These …
Stephen Krieble will be attending Eastern University in the fall and majoring in biology.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Residents are invited to join in a borough-wide yard sale on May 18.
The Royersford Business Association is planning a huge borough-wide yard sale on Saturday, May 18, and everyone is invited to come check out the sales. The whole event will benefit the Royersford Free Public Library. Meredith Styer, one of the organizers, told Patch that the yard sale will be on May 18 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (The rain date will be Saturday, June 1.) Royersford residents who want to participate in the yard sale can have their name and address added to a map for $5. Maps will be handed out at Annamarie's, Main Street Cafe, Richard Zuber Realty, Christman Jewelers and Produce World, among others. The deadline to be added to the map is Wednesday, May 15. Residents can bring their $5 to Richard Zuber Realty on Chestnut Street …
The Royersford native earned a Bachelor's degree in biology.
Royersford resident Allison Harrod was among the more than 800 students who graduated from Bob Jones University earlier this month. Harrod graduated with a BS in Biology. During the 86th commencement exercises, 595 students received undergraduate degrees and 73 students received associate degrees. In addition,142 students received master's degrees and 13 candidates received earned doctorates. Four honorary Doctor of Divinity (DDiv) degrees were conferred. Since its founding in 1927, Bob Jones University has conferred over 45,000 degrees. Located in Greenville, S.C., Bob Jones University is a biblically faithful, liberal arts university focused on educating the whole person to reflect and serve Christ. BJU offers a unique blend of rigorous …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
The Royersford native studied Community Service and Economic Leadership.
Saturday, May 11
Gregory F. Creswell of Royersford, Pa., Montgomery County, will receive a Master of Business Administration Degree with a focus in Community Service and Economic Leadership from Alvernia University. Creswell studied at the university's Main Campus. Alvernia's graduation ceremonies on May 11, 2013 include Baccalaureate Mass (10:30 a.m.) on main campus, and commencement (2 p.m.) at the Sovereign Center, Reading, Pa. Commencement speaker Dr. Beverly Malone will receive an honorary degree of humane letters before addressing students. ALVERNIA is a fast growing Franciscan university, grounded in the Catholic and liberal arts traditions, that combines diverse academic opportunities with personal attention and an unmatched commitment to community…
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Want to make a real difference in the world? Consider one of these seven 'green' careers that help protect—and improve—our planet. Provided by Jobs at AOL.
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Wednesday, May 8
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By Debra Auerbach for CareerBuilder Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life – from the buildings they work and live in, to the energy that fuels their homes, to the air they breathe. 1. Conservation scientist: Conservation scientists are hired to help preserve and protect natural habitats. They usually work with landowners and federal, state and local governments to find the best ways to use and improve the land while conserving the environment.* 2. Energy auditor: When a building is cooled or heated, it uses energy. …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
How did your favorites fare during the April health inspections?
The Montgomery County Health Department in April conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Royersford. 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.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Mr. Goodrich was a member of the Royersford Lions Club and the Spring-Ford Historical Society.
Howard R. Goodrich, 85, Royersford, PA, died May 3, 2013 in Parkhouse Provident Point after battling a number of medical problems since September 2012. He was born April 12, 1928, in Bryn Mawr, PA to the late Howard R. Goodrich, Sr. and Elizabeth Ray Goodrich, 4935 Hazel Ave., Philadelphia. He was educated at West Philadelphia High School, Temple University and the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania. He served in the U.S. Navy 1946 through 1948 as a radar man aboard the USS Taconic (flagship), having earned a Victory Medal. He was a Pennsylvania licensed Associate Real Estate Broker having earned his C. P. C. U. from The American Institute for Property and Liability Underwriters, Inc. He was the former owner …
The business is for sale or lease, what would you like to see move in?
A big sign on the former Dutch Oven Bakery, at 123 W Ridge Pike in Royersford reads "After eight great years we are retiring." The business is now for sale or for lease. What would you like to like to see move into this location?