Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A pastor with New Millennium Life Restoration Fellowship was convicted today of fraudulently obtaining more than $6 million in home loans for properties in Schwenksville and Glenmoore.
A former Montgomery County pastor is facing up to 180 years in prison, after he was convicted of mortgage fraud earlier today in federal court. Michael Wilkerson, 47, of Pottstown, along with Denise Haines, 43, of Birdboro, were convicted of devising a scheme to defraud the former Chase Manhattan Bank by fraudulently obtaining $6 million in home loans for properties in Schwenksville and Glenmoore. Wilkerson, whose church – New Millennium Life Restoration Fellowship – has locations in Phoenixville and Spring City, recruited several of his congregants and their families to act as "straw purchasers" for a number of real estate transactions. So long as the congregants signed the loan documents and attended the property settlement, Wilkerson …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
There are ten open houses this weekend in the Limerick Patch coverage area.
There are ten open houses in the area for the weekend of Feb. 23-24 in the Limerick Patch coverage area, according to the listings on AOL Real Estate. Topping the list is this home at 9 Eagleview Lane in the Schwenksville zip code. The asking price is currently set at $539,900. It has four bedrooms and three bathrooms, and 4,200 square-feet of living space. There will be an open house from 1 to 4 a.m., Sunday, Feb 24. The home has an in-ground pool, with spill-way hot tub. This home at 350 Broad St., Spring City is up for $224,900. The Realtor will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and was built in 1874. It is located in the Spring-Ford School District. To find more open houses around…
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Looking for a full or part time position? These business are hiring!
LIMERICK Dollar Tree - The new Dollar Tree in Limerick, opening on Feb. 3, is hiring for all positions. To apply, download an application here and drop the application off at the Trappe Dollar Tree at Trappe Shopping Center, 130 West Main Street, Trappe. Host/Hostess - Craft Ale House is hiring morning servers, hostess, and various front of house positions. Restaurant experience and a knowledge of craft beers a must. Interested applicants must apply in person, Mondays through Saturdays between 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 708 West Ridge Pike, Limerick. Grill Cook - Experienced Grill Cook/Prep Experience and all around knowledge of how to run a small Fast Casual Kitchen. No late nights. Collections Clerk - A full time collections clerk is …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
While pharmacies run short, the North Penn VNA serves communities in the Spring-Ford area.
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Thursday, January 17
As the nation's pharmacies start to run short on the proper flu vaccine, those in the Spring-Ford area have hope. According to an article in the Lansdale Reporter, the North Penn Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) has a bountiful supply of the vaccine and is offering them to the public. The zip codes of Schwenksville, which includes residents of Limerick Township, and Oaks are serviced by the North Penn VNA. "According to VNA spokesperson Theresa Humphreys, as of Wednesday morning the VNA still had 'several hundred flu shots available for the community,'" said the article. "Shots are free for adults who have Medicare as their primary health insurance. For everybody else, the shot costs $25, although an individual could potentially be …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Born in Schwenksville; retired from Spring-Ford School District; Sept. 15
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Edith M. (Radcliff) Seibert, 77, wife of Morris E. Seibert passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2012, in the Seasons Hospice Phoenixville, with her husband of 60 years by her side. Born in Schwenksville, she was a daughter of the late Kinley W. and Florence (Hillegass) Radcliff. Mrs. Seibert retired from the Spring-Ford School District and was a member of the Royersford Baptist Church. She loved puzzles of all kinds, especially jigsaw, crosswords and word search. She enjoyed crocheting, quilling, gardening and flowers. In addition to her loving husband, Mrs. Seibert is survived by her children, Linda L. Seibert, companion of Steve Armbruster of South Coventry, Shirley M., wife of Karl Miller of Stowe, Thomas E., husband of Maureen …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Authorities say "bath salts" and other synthetic drugs were sold in three states from an Allentown-based distributor.
The owner of an Allentown distribution business and the operators of five gas stations and convenience stores in Montgomery and Lehigh counties are among 15 people who have been arrested in connection with an organization that allegedly distributed "bath salts" and other synthetic drugs throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, authorities said Thursday. Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman said the arrests were the culmination of a year-long investigation involving the Lehigh County District Attorney's office and a number of municipal police forces in both counties. Ferman described Kenneth Zak Grossman, 52, of Allentown, the owner of J & L Wholesale Distributors, as the "head" of the organization, which authorities …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Jessica Hudson was last seen on Thursday, July 26, leaving the New Life School in Schwenksville.
Editor's note: The Pensylvania State Police were unable to provide a photograph of Jessica Hudson, and due to her being a minor, we've been unable to locate a photo online. If you know Jessica, or happen to have a photo of her, please email it to email@example.com and we'll update this post so those who are searching for her have an idea of who to look for. Pennsylvania State Police are currently searching for a missing 17-year-old female, who was last seen outside the New Life School in nearby Schwenksville at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 26. According to the press release, Jessica Hudson was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, grey shorts, Spiderman socks, no shoes and a white flower in her hair. She's described as a 5'4 white …
Monday, July 30, 2012
John Scioli holds fundraiser at Schwenksville shop
John's Old School New Skool Barber Shop was the site today of a fundraiser to benefit a local family. Normally, Scioli's shop is closed on Sundays, but he opened today specifically to raise money for the family of local teenager Brian Clarke, who passed last week after suffering injuries in an accident. Scioli charged $20 for haircuts and was holding a raffle. Raffle prizes included a Kona Ice party courtesy of owner Pat Hoffman, gift certificates from several local businesses, and one of Scioli's prized Elvis busts. Hoffman was parked in Scioli's parking lot giving out samples. He also donated his proceeds to the Brian Clarke Memorial Fund. Scioli told Patch at the end of the day that he raised $553.
Saturday, July 28, 2012
John Scioli, owner of John's Old School New Skool Barber Shop, will host a benefit on Sunday with proceeds going to the family of Brian Clarke, who died from injuries sustained after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike on July 11.
As the community continues to mourn the untimely passing of 16-year-old Brian Clarke, a local business owner has generously decided to help the victim's family in their time of need. John Scioli, owner of John's Old School New Skool Barber Shop, will host a benefit at his shop on Sunday, July 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with all proceeds going to the family of Brian Clarke, who succumbed to his injuries on Monday after being struck by a vehicle while riding his bike on July 11. "I decided to host this benefit because it is a tragic thing when such a young man loses his life," said Scioli. "Parents are not supposed to bury their children. It is a tragedy that struck home, being a parent myself. I am doing this to add a little financial …