A white male claiming to have a bomb on his person, took an unknown amount of money from the register and fled on foot.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Monday, November 5, 2012
President Bill Clinton held a rally in Blue Bell, less than 24 hours before the polls open to vote for President of the United States.
With less than 24 hours until the polls open in Pennsylvania, former President Bill Clinton stopped at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell to rally Democratic voters. Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro, Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, as well as Congressional candidates George Badey and Kathy Boockvar preceded Clinton at the rostrum. Read the full story here.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Tickets available to the public for free.
President Bill Clinton will tour through Pennsylvania on Monday, Nov. 5 to rally Obama-Biden supporters, with stops in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Scranton, and Blue Bell. Clinton has been campaigning through swing states in a final push the last week before the election, including Iowa, Florida, Colorado, Ohio, Virginia, Minnesota, New Hampshire, and Wisconsin. The Blue Bell event is open to the public and will be held at Montgomery County Community College's Physical Education Center Gymnasium. Tickets are free but required for entry and are available online. Doors open at 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
KenCrest's fundraiser, Taste of the Community, was a delicious night in Blue Bell.
The second annual Taste of the Community was held on Thursday at Prophecy Creek Park in Blue Bell. Approximately 25 regional restaurants and breweries tempted the taste buds of guests with delights ranging from the savory to the sweet and everything in-between. Mary Cullom, owner of Arpeggio in Spring House, told Patch that this was their first time at Taste of the Community, but they chose to volunteer their time and donate food to the cause because they love the venue, the organization, and like donating back to the community, especially for a great cause. Betsy Gibbons, the owner of ICED by Betsy of Limerick, said she attended the first Taste of the Community night in 2011 and enjoyed the event that when this year came around, she …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Authorities: Multimillion dollar operation had customers across the U.S.; more than $1.1 million in cash found buried in alleged 'ringleader's' garden; pleaded guilty to similar charges in 2007
Sixteen people, including seven Montgomery County residents and the daughter of the late Philadelphia mayor Frank Rizzo, were indicted Wednesday by federal authorities who allege that they operated a multimillion dollar illegal bookmaking ring that stretched across the United States and used a Blue Bell gas station as its mailing address. Joseph V. Mastronardo, Jr., of the Meadowbrook section of Abington, and his brother John Mastronardo, of Blue Bell, were identified as the "ringleaders" of what authorities called the "Mastronardo Bookmaking Organization" in a statement released by the U.S. District Attorney's Office in Philadelphia, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office. “This alleged …