Beautique Room by Lisa celebrates Grand Opening of New salon location in Norristown

With over 24,000 working adults identifying as hairdressers, hairstylists or cosmetologists in 2019*; Pennsylvania finds itself in the top five states with the highest employment in this profession. Despite the abundance of hair care professionals in Pennsylvania only one promises to deliver success, beauty and blessings. On Sunday, September 6, Founder and Licensed Beautician Lisa … Read more

Annual Art in the Park Arts & Music Festival goes Virtual

NORRISTOWN, PA – Expressive Path will present its “Virtual Art in the Park” on Saturday, September 19, from 2PM to 6PM. The virtual event will be streamed live from the Centre Theater in Norristown and can be viewed on Expressive Path’s Facebook and Instagram Live. The festival will feature live music from Former Strangers (Rock), … Read more

NASD Delays In-Person Classes to 2021: Norristown Area School District decides to offer only virtual instruction for all students through January 2021

JUST ANNOUNCED: July 28, 2020, Norristown "...we do not feel we should rush students back into the classroom until it is safe."- says NASD School Board President, Shae Ashe TODAY JULY 28TH Via a message to shared with NASD families and the community on ConnectEd and Youtube, Norristown Area School District Superintendent Chris Dormer announced … Read more

Norristown Councilwoman organizes Care Package collection drive for class of 2020 Graduates

This is a perfect time to get in where you fit it! Councilwoman Heather Lewis is organizing an effort to collect and donate 'Graduation Care Packages' Lewis had this to say, "Despite what is going on in the world, in our nation, my community never ceases to amaze me. Covid-19 threw us all for a … Read more

Norristown’s own Theater Horizon to host Hamilton’s Daveed Diggs LIVE During Its Weekly Online Live Show PoppaPink

Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor, rapper and producer Daveed Diggs will guest star on #POPPAPANK! a weekly Facebook Live show hosted on Theatre Horizon’s Facebook page, Wednesday April 29th. Daveed Diggs gained critical acclaim for originating the dual roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the original Broadway sensation cast of “HAMILTON” Daveed … Read more

FREE Mask Kits For Nurses -Husband and Wife team up to support local healthcare workers with homemade protective kits

MEET THE FLOWERS Rebecca May Flowers, Associate Artistic Director at Theatre Horizon in Norristown, and her husband Sean Flowers, a registered nurse working in Philadelphia, have started a project to deliver high quality homemade protections kits directly to healthcare workers who need them. According to their posts, the Flowers duo had this to say about … Read more

Local Business Owners Say “Thank You” to Health Heroes

Locally Owned Businesseswork together to help push our community forward with a collective donation to essential workers at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. #ThankYouHealthHeroes Want to see what else these featured donors are up to? Connect with them... @caught_clipped@beautiquehaircollection@beautiqueroombylisa@mazingtreats @flavaz___@ryan_skye.hairandbeauty This story was submitted as a Community Contribution. Thank you for your impact!

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 Horizon at Home is a free service provided by Theatre Horizon. … Read more