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Norristown Diary · 5d ago

ECLIPSE! and other events this week

Theater, a movie and a once-in-a-decade eclipse viewing for the kids this week (and any adults like me who think eclipses are cool). Plus members of Council will be out and about listening a...
Norristown Diary · 6d ago

Riverfront Park: Good News, Bad News, and REALLY Bad News

Testing river waterIt’s been a month since Public Works removed most of the vegetation from the riverbank at Riverfront Park. Yesterday I went there to help volunteers test our river water f...
Norristown Diary · 1W ago

Talk to Council, Enjoy Music, and More

Council's at the Carver Center for their 2nd "Listening" Tour on Saturday. Rain is in the forecast anyway that day. A variety of music around town this week, all free: Irish, Italian, Caribb...
Norristown Diary · 2W ago

Hero School, Festa Italiana, Community Day and Lots of MUSIC

Superheros downtown this weekend, plus the Italian Fest and Community Day. Enjoy.Friday, August 4, Hero School opens at Theatre Horizon, an interactive play for children and their parents. P...
Norristown Diary · 3W ago

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

In the past week, more days than not, my neighborhood has been filled with smoke, sometimes as early as 7 am in the morning.  I don’t mean the pleasant barbecue aromas from propane, or even ...
Norristown Diary · 3W ago

National Night Out, Theater, Music, Etc.

The worst of the nor'easter is supposed to end Saturday evening, so enjoy the indoor events until then. And bring your bug repellent to the Sunday concert.Friday, July 28, 6-10 pm at Casa Vi...
Norristown Diary · 4W ago

Council (and Residents) "Listening"

I attended the first session of Council’s “Listening Tour” last night in the West End. The tours have been widely but poorly communicated online. No attendee, including myself, knew what to ...
Norristown Diary · 4W ago

Riverfront Park Erosion Update

Last week I told you about the destruction of the vegetation on Riverfront Park's riverbank and explained why that vegetation is so important in preventing erosion, slowing flood waters, fil...
Norristown Diary · 1M ago

Hot Happenings

If you can stand the heat, you'll find a few events around town this weekend.Saturday, July 22, 9-11 am at Dunkin Donuts, Logan Square (Markley and Johnson Hwy). Coffee With A Cop. Free coff...
Norristown Diary · 1M ago

How N-Town is Wasting Our Tax $ Now

At the end of last week, Norristown Municipality posted photos of Riverfront Park on their Facebook page with the caption, “Despite the gloomy weather, Norristown Public Works and Pennsylvan...