LANSDALE >> A 31-year-old New York woman accused of fraudulently gaining access to a Lansdale woman’s bank account shortly after the victim’s death in December and stealing more than $14,000 to pay federal taxes, credit card bills and a parking ticket is headed for trial after waiving her preliminary hearing.
Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region today.
The up part of the week continues today, although we will see some rain. Expect the high to reach the Mid-50s. Colder tomorrow.
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LANSDALE >> Plans for a series of apartment buildings to be built atop the Madison Parking Lot are nearing final approval, but borough officials still have a few questions for the developer to answer.
“We’re all trying to work with you guys. We want to see this happen, but you’re going in with a set of plans from the last submission, with ‘will complies’ and a response letter,” said Planning Commission Chairman Sam Carlo.
A project to repair the roofs at five North Penn School District buildings is moving ahead, and so is the process of shaping the district’s 2017-18 budget.
The North Penn School Board voted unanimously Thursday to award two contracts totaling just over $2 million to repair roofs at four schools and another district facility, while looking ahead at potential problems like a possible cut in state aid to local school districts and growing costs for retired employees.
Weather conditions permitting, the 2017 NASCAR stock car racing season kicks off at Grandview Speedway on Saturday, March 25 and Joe “Geezer” Fanelli will be moving from the BRC Late Models to the primary class of competition, the NASCAR T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds.
Fanelli and crew are hoping to have the new car ready to be at Grandview for the Saturday, noon, practice session that will feature racers from many different classes of competition taking part in the free-to-the-public practice.