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Since our launch in February 2019, HappeningInTown.com has taken pride in being a hyperlocal media source in Norristown, PA. We believe there is greatness happening in the 19401 everyday, and we want to continue to share and bear witness to these stories. Your donation will help us continue this mission well into 2020.  To date, … Continue reading Help us keep this community voice going

10 ways to help a small business or artist right now

#10TOKNOW - SMALL BIZ vs COVID-19 Edition In this special edition of #10TOKNOW we've split it into 5 WAYS TO SUPPORT A LOCAL BUSINESS/ARTIST EFFECTED BY COVID-19 and 5 WAYS TO SUPPORT YOURSELF AS A LOCAL BUSINESS/ARTIST EFFECTED BY COVID-19. Now is pretty a good time to go back to the drawing board... Photo by … Continue reading 10 ways to help a small business or artist right now

Stay At Home order Extended and PA Schools Closed Indefinitely says Governor Wolf

Just Announced - Monday March 30th, Gov. Tom Wolf has extended the Stay-at-Home order in Pennsylvania for 26 counties, including Montgomery County through April 30 to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Non-essential businesses and PA Schools are closed indefinitely, and will only reopen when it is deemed safe, said Governor Wolf.  Photo by Anna … Continue reading Stay At Home order Extended and PA Schools Closed Indefinitely says Governor Wolf

Horizon At Home – Theatre Horizon, Norristown, Launches a New Virtual Classroom experience to combat quarantine boredom

Today marks the official launch of HORIZON AT HOME! Powered by Theatre Horizon, Norristown In the first virtual class posted you can learn a fun dance to the song ZIP-A-DEE-DOO-DAH from ALICE IN WONDERLAND JR with Theatre Horizon Teaching Artist Dakota Demato https://youtu.be/IEsPS7Y27no https://youtu.be/IEsPS7Y27no Horizon at Home is a free service provided by Theatre Horizon. … Continue reading Horizon At Home – Theatre Horizon, Norristown, Launches a New Virtual Classroom experience to combat quarantine boredom

Norristown Area School District obtains waiver to feed students during school closures through grab-and-go meals distribution

Norristown Area School District Meal Distribution during School Closure Mar 14, 2020 The Pennsylvania Department of Education has obtained a waiver from the federal government for school districts to provide meal service to students during school closure related to the Coronavirus.  "I am very pleased to inform you that late Friday evening we received approval … Continue reading Norristown Area School District obtains waiver to feed students during school closures through grab-and-go meals distribution

Senior Adults in Norristown NEED OUR HELP!

"With everything happening [with COVID-19], Montco SAAC is desperately in need of Meals on Wheels drivers." says Melissa Buckminster, Montco Senior Adult Activities Center Coordinator  The senior centers will be closed for the next two weeks due to the declaration made by Governor Tom Wolf’s today,  Meals on Wheels is an essential service and will … Continue reading Senior Adults in Norristown NEED OUR HELP!

There is HOPE, fundraisers and more supporting the upcoming HOPE COMMUNITY BALL

RAD Karaoke & Entertainment. RAD Karaoke owner, Luke Ellers, along with Hopeworx Inc and Christ Church are hosting a prom style dinner/dance for the homeless on April 18th.  Tonight they present The CHARITY SILENT ART AUCTION, 1 of 3 planned fundraisers to support the upcoming Ball. The Silent Art Auction will take place at two … Continue reading There is HOPE, fundraisers and more supporting the upcoming HOPE COMMUNITY BALL

Over $100K in state grant funding announced for local first responders

Norristown based Fire Companies slated to receive over $77,600 of that funding NORRISTOWN, Jan. 22 – State Rep. Matt Bradford, D-Montgomery, announced a total of $101,078 in state grants awarded to eight fire and EMS companies across the 70th Legislative District. “Fire and rescue services are the backbone of any successful community, and I am grateful … Continue reading Over $100K in state grant funding announced for local first responders

Wolf Administration Announces Start of Construction to Reconstruct Markley Street (U.S. 202 South)

Press Releases Posted on: January 9, 2020 PennDOT - District 6 News The Wolf Administration announced today that work will begin on Monday, January 13, on a project to reconstruct and improve Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) and its intersections between Main Street and Elm Street in Norristown, Montgomery County. “This project will complete improvements … Continue reading Wolf Administration Announces Start of Construction to Reconstruct Markley Street (U.S. 202 South)