Dan Sokil, The Reporter

Dan Sokil

The Reporter

Pennsylvania, United States

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Recent:
  • The Reporter
  • PottstownMercury
  • The Reading Eagle
Past:
  • The Times Herald
  • Delco Times

Recent articles by Dan:

Neighbors sound off about ‘Martin Tract’ plans

Upper Gwynedd Township residents join land owner Tom Martin in questioning the township's plans to acquire the property through eminent domain. → Read More

Bob Mensch retiring from state senate at end of term

“Be dedicated. Be loyal. Work with the citizens. Try to understand the issues. You have an opinion, but you need to legislate from public majority, public consensus,” – State Sena… → Read More

Upper Gwynedd board: Talks held with ‘Martin tract’ owner

“At our last meeting, we had a lengthy discussion regarding the Martin Tract, and we agreed to meet with the property owner again, as staff had previously met with the property owner’s … → Read More

Lansdale: More Merck sewer flow could go to plant

Next round of wastewater treatment plant upgrades could follow those in 2010s. → Read More

Lansdale looking at sites for dog park

“We started a discussion on a dog park, and the committee is going to further explore that idea,” said councilwoman Mary Fuller. → Read More

Gov. Tom Wolf visits Clemens Food Group to highlight Hatfield expansion

“Agriculture is our biggest industry in Pennsylvania, and firms like Clemens serve as huge sources of business for our farmers throughout Pennsylvania. And that’s really important. I ap… → Read More

Lansdale: Sewer, water bills to be split starting in 2022

"Beginning January 1, 2022, sewer billing for Lansdale residents will be handled by the Borough again. After five years of combined water and sewer billing, NPWA and the Borough will separate the two bills for Lansdale residents," the borough said Monday. → Read More

Upper Gwynedd recap: Developments up for talks in October

“That’s been through zoning, planning, and has been reviewed and recommended for approval by the planning commission,” – planning and zoning officer Van Rieker. → Read More

Bus driver advocacy group aims to solve driver shortage in Pa.

The Montgomery County-based group set up a website has been set up to recruit drivers. → Read More

North Wales could ban loud brake retarders

“We’ve had a couple of requests from borough residents, especially along Main Street, to enact an ordinance prohibiting the use of truck brake retarders in the borough.” — p… → Read More

North Wales enters Fire Safety Month

North Wales borough's welcome sign on Walnut Street now reads: "October is fire safety month. Check your smoke alarms!" as drivers head southbound into the borough. → Read More

Feels like fall in North Wales

“I love the fall decorations: they look really super.” — councilwoman Wendy McClure → Read More

Lansdale Code Blue shelter making changes for fall

"The shelter will be hosted in Luther Hall, on the campus of Trinity Lutheran Church," said organizer Mark Lanan. → Read More

North Penn could adopt school safety dashboard

“This is not data anyone wants to hide behind. These are data points that are important to us, and areas in which we need to improve,” — Assistant Superintendent Todd Bauer. → Read More

Upper Gwynedd: Fundraisers continue for police K-9 unit

UPPER GWYNEDD — If an event last week is any indication, Upper Gwynedd’s planned police canine unit already has plenty of support. Police Chief David Duffy reported last week on a successful … → Read More

Habitat marks start of construction of Hatfield homes

HATFIELD TWP — Local officials marked the start of a new era on Sunday, officially breaking ground on four new homes to be built by Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery → Read More

Lansdale police: Manhunt brings back memories of town's two unsolved cases

LANSDALE — The ongoing nationwide manhunt for Brian Laundrie in the death of his girlfriend Gabby Petito has brought back memories of two painful cases locally. → Read More

Amazon team: Intersection widening could start in October

TOWAMENIN - The next key step toward a long-discussed road widening project in Towamencin could be finished in just days. → Read More

Towamencin police thank trio for saving friend

TOWAMENCIN — Three local elementary school students have been honored for saving their friend. → Read More

Habitat, Hatfield to break ground on homes Sunday

HATFIELD TWP — A free public picnic on Sunday will mark the start of a new community in Hatfield Township. → Read More