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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that th...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Summer Camp 2020 is now open for registration!

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Welcome! We are extremely excited to have your camper with us for our 2020 Summer Camp Season! We have 6 weeks of adventurous trips, creative projects, and countless fun and memorable activities planned! This informational packet is your guide to everythi...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

2020 Citizen’s Police Academy

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2020 Citizen’s Police Academy

    The Norristown Police Department is pleased to announce the 2020 Citizen’s Police Academy! The Academy is an 11 week program which meets each Wednesday evening from 6 PM to ab...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

CENSUS 2020 IS COMING! WHAT IS THE CENSUS AND WHY DOES IT MATTER?

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CENSUS 2020 IS COMING! WHAT IS THE CENSUS AND WHY DOES IT MATTER?

The Census is an important tool used to count each and every U.S. resident. Why? It is used to determine and inform:

Where government funding will be spent

The allocation of political represen...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

The Norristown Riverfront Redevelopment Planning and Feasibility Study

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The Norristown Riverfront Redevelopment Planning and Feasibility Study (Nov. 2019) is now available to view

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

The Norristown Fire Department to receive the Award of Valor

Award of Valor logo

The National Liberty Museum will celebrate its 14th annual Awards of Valor, presented by Your Local Chevrolet Dealers, on Thursday, September 19, 2019.

 

The honorees have been chosen. Eight Awards will be presented for Meritorious Communi...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Johnson Highway Bridge work complete!

Johnson Highway Bridge

Johnson Highway Bridge work competed ahead of schedule. 

  

PennDOT’s contractor has rehabilitated the bridge by removing the existing superstructure and installing a new bridge deck, barrier and sidewalk; performing sco...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Latshaw McCarthy Field Improvements

Home of Chestnut Hill College Griffins

latshaw mccarthy field 

New Backstop Netting Installed 

New Scoreboard - Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Wind Screens installed in addition to the new fencing

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Arbor Knoll Ribbon Cutting

Arbor Knoll Ribbon Cutting

Members of Council and municipal staff gathered on February 12, 2019 to celebrate the opening of Arbor Knoll, the third development project by Progressive Housing. 

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Pothole Patching Taskforce

People working on fixing the road

The Public Works Department has been hard at work filling all visible potholes on most municipal streets and roads.

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Police Dog Gets Body Armor

Police dog sitting down

Norristown Police Department’s K9 Jerry has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

CENSUS 2020 IS COMING! WHAT IS THE CENSUS AND WHY DOES IT MATTER?

navy blue census 101 flyer

CENSUS 2020 IS COMING! WHAT IS THE CENSUS AND WHY DOES IT MATTER?

The Census is an important tool used to count each and every U.S. resident. Why? It is used to determine and inform:

Where government funding will be spent

The allocation of political represen...

Read on...

Additional Info... Planning - Highlights
Posted on: January 17, 2020

The Norristown Riverfront Redevelopment Planning and Feasibility Study

Riverfront Feasibility Study photo in green and orange

The Norristown Riverfront Redevelopment Planning and Feasibility Study (Nov. 2019) is now available to view

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Norristown Councilwoman Valerie Scott Cooper Re-Elected to the National League of Cities Board of Di

Valerie Scott Cooper

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 11, 2019

Press Contact:

Gabriela Prete

Norristown, PA 

pio@norristown.org

Norristown Councilwoman Valerie Scott Cooper Re-Elected to the National League of Cities Board of Directors

SAN ANTONIO – Norristown Councilwoman Va...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Prestige Childcare grows business in Norristown

Large check is presented to business owner for a loan

We are happy to announce that Marian and Jasmine Jones, owners of Prestige, Play and Learn received a $19,000 loan to support the expansion of their childcare business on Main St in #Norristown through the Small Business Assistance Center in partnership w...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Arbor Knoll Ribbon Cutting

Arbor Knoll Ribbon Cutting

Members of Council and municipal staff gathered on February 12, 2019 to celebrate the opening of Arbor Knoll, the third development project by Progressive Housing with the County Commissioners and organizations responsible for the projects. 

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Historic Facade Program

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This program helps to eliminate conditions detrimental to the public's health, safety, and welfare by upgrading and replacing antiquated community infrastructure.

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Services

Subway transit

These are the four principle ways in which the Planning and Municipal Development Department shapes development to ensure consistency with the Comprehensive Plan.

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Norristown honored by national government finance association for excellent financial reporting

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The Government Financial Officers Association of the United States and Canada recently announced it has awarded the Municipality of Norristown with its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the comprehensive annual financial...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Press Release: New non-emergency phone number activated for Norristown Fire Dept

NORRISTOWN, PA – A countywide initiative by Verizon to update phone cables will soon deactivate the non-emergency phone number for Norristown Fire Department, but a new number has already been created for the department.

Norristown Fire Chief Tom...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Northbound Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) Detour Begins Jan. 27 Through Fall 2022 in Norristown

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Northbound Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) Detour Begins Jan. 27 Through Fall 2022 in Norristown

JANUARY 26, 2020 PENNDOT

Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) in Norristown, Montgomery County, will be closed to northbound traffic between Main Street and Elm Stre...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) Lane Closures Next Week for Construction in Norristown

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Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) Lane Closures Next Week for Construction in Norristown

01/16/2020

King of Prussia, PA – Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) motorists will encounter periodic, flagger-controlled lane closures in either direction between...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Councilwoman Sonya Sanders Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities' Committee

Sonya (Fisher) Sanders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 20, 2019

Press Contact:

Gabriela Prete

The Municipality of Norristown

610-270-0429

pio@norristown.org

Councilwoman Sonya Sanders Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities’

Human Development Committee

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Norristown Council Sends Condolences upon the Passing of Hank Cisco

For Immediate Release: January 15, 2020

Norristown Council Sends Condolences upon the Passing of Hank Cisco

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Norristown Municipal Council wishes to extend their deepest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of li...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

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

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PennDOT - District 6 News

King of Prussia, PA – 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 ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Norristown Councilwoman Valerie Scott Cooper Re-Elected to the National League of Cities Board of Di

Valerie Scott Cooper

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 11, 2019

Press Contact:

Gabriela Prete

Norristown, PA 

pio@norristown.org

Norristown Councilwoman Valerie Scott Cooper Re-Elected to the National League of Cities Board of Directors

SAN ANTONIO – Norristown Counc...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Norristown Fire Department Donates Thanksgiving Dinners to 100 Families

group photo of sponsors volunteers and the Norristown Fire Department

For Immediate Release: November 26, 2019

Norristown Fire Department Donates Thanksgiving Dinners to 100 Families 

NORRISTOWN, PA – Full Thanksgiving dinners with all the trimmings were provided to one hundred (100) Norristown families in ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Norristown Council Unveils New Playground Equipment

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Norristown has received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Montgomery County Courthouse on Swede Street is the GFOA Cover

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 16, 2019    For more information, contact:

Technical Services Center Phone: (312) 977-9700

Fax: (312) 977-4806

E-mail: budgetawards@gfoa.org

(Chicago, Illinois)--Government Finance Officers Association...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Norristown Now Accepting Applications for the Seventh Citizens’ Leadership Academy

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For Immediate Release:  August 15, 2019

Norristown Now Accepting Applications for the Seventh Citizens’ Leadership Academy

 

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Municipality of Norristown is pleased to offer the seventh Citize...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Norristown Municipal Council Adopts Campers

Councilman Perry with Camp Kids

For Immediate Release: July 31, 2019

Norristown Municipal Council Adopts Campers

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Municipality of Norristown announced today the launch of the Council Adopts a Camp Child (CACC) program.  The program, spearheaded by th...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Norristown Codes Department Becomes 1st Nationally Accredited Program in Pennsylvania

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Norristown Codes Department Becomes 1st Nationally Accredited Program in Pennsylvania

 

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Municipality of Norristown is proud to announce that its Department of Buildings & Code Enforcement has attained accreditatio...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Norristown Fire Department and Police Department Win Battle of the Badges

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For Immediate Release: June 18, 2019                                        ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Norristown Municipal Council President Issues Statement Regarding the May 11, 2019 Events at the Sai

Sonya (Fisher) Sanders

For Immediate Release: May 14, 2019

Contact: Gabriela Prete, Public Information Officer

610-270-0429

Norristown Municipal Council President Issues Statement Regarding the May 11, 2019 Events at the Saint Francis of Assisi Carnival

NORRISTOWN, PA – N...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Norristown Municipality Announces Commitment to 100% Clean, Renewable Energy by 2050

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Norristown Fire Department’s 4th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Smoke Detector Blitz

Smoke Detector Install

For Immediate Release: January 15, 2020

Norristown Fire Department’s 4th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Smoke Detector Blitz 

 

NORRISTOWN, PA –The Norristown Fire Department will honor the legacy of Dr. Ma...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Norristown Officials Debut New Firetruck through Capital Improvement Plan

New Quint Firetruck

Norristown Officials Debut New Firetruck through Capital Improvement Plan

NORRISTOWN, PA – Norristown Officials announced today the debut of a new dual purpose engine and ladder that went into service on December 31, 2018.  The new 2018 ...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Norristown Embarks On Phase I of its Comprehensive Road Maintenance Plan

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NORRISTOWN EMBARKS ON PHASE I OF ITS COMPREHENSIVE ROAD MAINTENANCE PLAN TARGETING THE 50 WORST ROADS IN TOWN

 

Municipality of Norristown 

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 

 

Norristown Launches Phase I of its Comprehensive ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Municipality Launches New Economic Development Website for Norristown www.NorristownNow.org

Norristown Now

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release Contact: Gabriela Prete, 

August 3, 2017 Public Information Officer Phone: 610-270-0429 

Municipality Launches New Economic Development Website for Norristown www.NorristownNow.org

 

NORRISTOWN, P...

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Posted on: August 26, 2018

Norristown Council approves $10 million CIP Program

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Rep. Bradford announces over $100K in funding for local first responders

New Quint

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 ...

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Public Safety News
Posted on: January 22, 2020

2020 Citizen’s Police Academy

CPA AT MONTCOPA

2020 Citizen’s Police Academy

    The Norristown Police Department is pleased to announce the 2020 Citizen’s Police Academy! The Academy is an 11 week program which meets each Wednesday evening from 6 PM to ab...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) Lane Closures Next Week for Construction in Norristown

Markley Street Map

Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) Lane Closures Next Week for Construction in Norristown

01/16/2020

King of Prussia, PA – Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) motorists will encounter periodic, flagger-controlled lane closures in either direction between...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Norristown Fire Department’s 4th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Smoke Detector Blitz

Smoke Detector Install

For Immediate Release: January 15, 2020

Norristown Fire Department’s 4th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Smoke Detector Blitz 

 

NORRISTOWN, PA –The Norristown Fire Department will honor the legacy of Dr. Ma...

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Public Safety News
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Norristown Fire Department Donates Thanksgiving Dinners to 100 Families

group photo of sponsors volunteers and the Norristown Fire Department

For Immediate Release: November 26, 2019

Norristown Fire Department Donates Thanksgiving Dinners to 100 Families 

NORRISTOWN, PA – Full Thanksgiving dinners with all the trimmings were provided to one hundred (100) Norristown families in need by th...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

The Norristown Fire Department to receive the Award of Valor

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For Further Information:

Debbie Fleischman

Fleischman Public Relations

215-313-1575/fleischmandeb@gmail.com

THE NATIONAL LIBERTY MUSEUM CELEBRATES EXCEPTIONAL POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS AT 14TH ANNUAL AWARDS OF VALOR CEREMONY PRESENTED BY THE PHILADELPH...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Norristown Officials Debut New Firetruck through Capital Improvement Plan

New Quint Firetruck

Norristown Officials Debut New Firetruck through Capital Improvement Plan

NORRISTOWN, PA – Norristown Officials announced today the debut of a new dual purpose engine and ladder that went into service on December 31, 2018.  The new 2018 ...

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Public Safety News
Posted on: November 20, 2018

NFD receives new firetruck through CIP

New Quint 27

As part of the 2017-2021 Capital Improvement Plan, the Norristown Fire Department has a new firetruck added to their fleet.  The new Quint 27 was built at the E-One facility in Ocala, FL.           &am...

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Posted on: September 1, 2018

Med Return Box at NPD

Med Return

The Municipality of Norristown now has a permanent MedReturn Drug Collection Unit. 

The Norristown Police Department has partnered with The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office to establish a permanent MedReturn drug col...

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Public Safety News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Back to School Safety

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The new school year is starting! Be aware of children walking to and from school and of reduced speed limits in school zones.

Public Safety News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

MONTCO Sheriff Unveils Mobile App

Policeman showing young man his motorcycle

A new free mobile phone app will allow users to stay on top of the latest news from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. The MontcoPASheriff App provides one-touch access to MCSO services and news and is available to download on iOS and Andro...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Police Dog Gets Body Armor

Police dog sitting down

Norristown Police Department’s K9 Jerry has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) Lane Closures Next Week for Construction in Norristown

Markley Street Map

Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) Lane Closures Next Week for Construction in Norristown

01/16/2020

King of Prussia, PA – Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) motorists will encounter periodic, flagger-controlled lane closures in either direction between...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Public Works Department uses ingenuity to conduct bridge repair

Public Works Repairing bridge

The Public Works Department, led by Director Thomas N. Odenigbo, P.E., CFM, CSI took on bridge work repairs at several sites around the Municipality of Norristown.  Their ingenuity provided cost saving solutions to the Municipality by having an i...

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Public Works - Highlights
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Lane/Road Restrictions and Closures

Road Work Expected

PECO to do work on West Airy Street in Norristown

Milling and overlaying of asphalt pavement on W. Airy Street between Buttonwood Street and Stanbridge Street will be taking place on Friday, August 9th due to PECO work on one half of the street from the cu...

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Public Works - Highlights
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Street Repair

Overseeing Construction

Depending on funds available, each year Norristown receives bids for repairing and paving streets in the Municipality.

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Report a Pothole

Norristown Public Works Vehicle Working on Road

Report a pothole or a street light outage to the Public Works Department.

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

NASD 2019-20 Budget

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Norristown Area School District 

2019-2020 Budget Presentation

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Norristown Municipality Announces Commitment to 100% Clean, Renewable Energy by 2050

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News Flash

Posted on: January 28, 2020

Summer Camp 2020 is now open for registration!

camp kids

Welcome! We are extremely excited to have your camper with us for our 2020 Summer Camp Season! We have 6 weeks of adventurous trips, creative projects, and countless fun and memorable activities planned! This informational packet is your guide to everythi...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Latshaw McCarthy Field Improvements

Home of Chestnut Hill College Griffins

latshaw mccarthy field 

New Backstop Netting Installed 

New Scoreboard - Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Wind Screens installed in addition to the new fencing

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Norristown Parks

Table and Seating Outdoors

Check out Norristown parks, facilities, and a list of their amenities.

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Recreation

Outdoor Concert With a Large Crowd

Norristown Rec provides programming year round for all community members, youth, families, and seniors.

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Programs

Baseball Field With Woods Behind

The Recreation Department provides programs for children and adults throughout the year Summer Camps & Basketball Leagues.

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