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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Take Pride in Pennsylvania

While everyone works together to flatten the curve of COVID19 cases, practicing social distancing and foregoing group events, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful joins with others in encouraging residents to walk outside and enjoy the beauty their communities hav...

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Posted on: April 1, 2017

Earth Day 2020 - Climate Change

The enormous challenges — but also the vast opportunities — of acting on climate change have distinguished the issue as the most pressing topic for the 50th anniversary. Climate change represents the biggest challenge to the future of ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

April 7 Municipal Council Meeting

Official 2020 council photo

As a COVID-19 precaution to practice social distancing, Norristown Municipal Council will conduct it’s April 7 meeting at 7:30 p.m. via an online platform: GoToMeeting. To access the video fed of the meeting click here, or you can dial in using ...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): What to know, business closures and community updates

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As of April 7, per the Pennsylvania Department of Health, there are 1,359 Coronavirus cases originating from municipalities in Montgomery County (including 18 deaths from the virus), with 30 cases and one death in Norristown. Please refer to the CDC&r...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Police officer written examination testing June 20

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(UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak the testing has been pushed back from April to June)

The Montgomery County Consortium of Communities, on behalf of their respective Civil Service Commissions or Municipalities, will be conducting a written examination ...

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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: February 26, 2020

Get rid of unwanted electronics, hazardous waste

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Montgomery County, and neighboring communities, are providing a number of waste removal and pickup options for you, many of them for free. See the attached flyers for more information.

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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: May 3, 2019

Latshaw McCarthy Field Improvements

Home of Chestnut Hill College Griffins

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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

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: 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

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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: March 17, 2020

Norristown Municipal Hall closed to visitors starting March 18

NORRISTOWN, PA – As a proactive step to further reduce the possibility of contagion between municipal staff and the public during the COVID-19 outbreak, Norristown Municipal Hall will be closed to all visitors effective March 18.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Disaster Declaration issued in Norristown

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Municipality of Norristown joins a number of neighboring communities in Montgomery County to issue a disaster declaration as the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases climbed over the weekend.

Norristown officials m...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 update: Council meeting, municipal services are cut back in Norristown

Following Gov. Tom Wolf’s Thursday afternoon announcement of closures of schools, community centers and other venues throughout Montgomery County to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Norristown officials have announced that the ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

New full-time firefighter joins Norristown Fire Department, sworn-in at council’s March 3 meeting

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Norristown Municipal Council Tuesday night swore in Bret Baker to be a full-time firefighter with the Norristown Fire Department after offering him a conditional offer of employment at its Feb. 18 work session. Baker is a veteran of the emergency services...

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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: 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

Brand New blue 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 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: 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: 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: 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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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

Ready for 100 photo

   

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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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