Linda Finarelli, The Reporter

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Recent articles by Linda:

Police: TikTok challenge spiking auto thefts in Cheltenham

CHELTENHAM >> Thirty vehicles were either stolen or damaged in an attempted theft during the last two weeks, continuing an uptick in auto thefts that started last year, according to Cheltenha… → Read More

Upper Dublin Public Library named 2022 Library of the Year in state

UPPER DUBLIN >> They may not be basketball players, but the librarians at the Upper Dublin Public Library can pivot with the best of them. “Our library has been through quite a bit the last c… → Read More

Ambler demolition delay ordinance nixed; council votes to end discussion

A draft Historic Building Demolition ordinance proposed by the Ambler Planning Commission, with input from the county planning commission, would require a 90-day waiting period before demolishing a structure built before 1935. → Read More

Beds for Kids program helping children thrive

A new bed, pillow, sheets, a blanket, stuffed animal, books — all things children in many families take for granted. For children living in households below the poverty line, however, they may be the stuff of dreams. Beds for Kids, a nonprofit headquartered in Huntingdon Valley, is working to make those dreams a reality. → Read More

Catalytic converter thefts up in Warminster-Horsham-Upper Dublin area

The theft of catalytic converters from vehicles is not new, but some areas of the country, including several local municipalities, are seeing a surge in the crime. → Read More

‘Building Homes for Heroes’ donates home to war veteran and her children

GLENSIDE — While good news may be hard to find these days, it was certainly on display last week in Glenside, when a local veteran was given the keys to a mortgage-free home. The recipient, Army St… → Read More

Wissahickon Fire Company 'houses' new trucks

AMBLER — The wait was over Sept. 16 for the ceremonial housing of three firetrucks at the Wissahickon Fire Company’s Ambler Station. → Read More

Key Bank in Spring House robbed

LOWER GWYNEDD — The Key Bank in Spring House was held up last week by a male who fled in a pickup truck, according to Lower Gwynedd police. → Read More

Paramedic, police officer receive valor awards

A Cheltenham EMS paramedic and Hatboro police officer were among 15 first responders to receive National Liberty Museum Awards of Valor at a Sept. 19 ceremony. → Read More

Ambler man 'saved' at Ricciardi Park

AMBLER — June 24, 2019, may stand out as the day the greatest save was ever made on the pickleball courts at Ricciardi Park. → Read More

UD Library project on target

UPPER DUBLIN — The interior walls have been knocked down, the permits granted and construction to turn 520 Virginia Drive into the new home of the Upper Dublin Public Library → Read More

Man charged with arson waives hearing

ABINGTON — An Abington man who allegedly threatened to kill his roommate and set fire to the apartment they shared waived his preliminary hearing July 19 in exchange for having → Read More

New Ward 6 commissioner appointed

UPPER DUBLIN — Maple Glen resident Alyson Fritzges was appointed July 16 to serve as Ward 6 township commissioner, filling the seat of the late Ronald Feldman, who passed away → Read More

Roommate charged with attempted murder

ABINGTON — Stephen Swift, 35, of Abington, was charged with attempted murder, arson and related offenses after he allegedly set fire to the apartment he shared with another male, threatening → Read More

Wissahickon High School’s Silent Night game tradition continues

LOWER GWYNEDD >> The eighth point scored by the Wissahickon High School boys basketball team at its 7 p.m. game Friday night, Jan. 19, against Quakertown was the scheduled cue for pandemonium. → Read More

Fort Washington Swim & Tennis Club saved from development

UPPER DUBLIN >> A true testament to the power of community recently played out when a group of 20 families banded together to save the Fort Washington Swim & Tennis Club. → Read More

Fort Washington Swim & Tennis Club saved from development

UPPER DUBLIN >> A true testament to the power of community recently played out when a group of 20 families banded together to save the Fort Washington Swim & Tennis Club. → Read More

Wissahickon Middle School cafeteria worker retires after 30 years

AMBLER >> The start of a new year may seem a bit of an unusual time to retire, but then Carmela Ferro is a bit unusual herself. → Read More

Wissahickon Middle School cafeteria worker retires after 30 years

AMBLER >> The start of a new year may seem a bit of an unusual time to retire, but then Carmela Ferro is a bit unusual herself. → Read More

Woman charged with passing bad checks at Ambler business held for trial

AMBLER >> A fugitive wanted for passing bad checks at an Ambler business was held over for trial following a preliminary hearing before District Judge Patricia Zaffarano Dec. 7, after being extradited to Montgomery County. → Read More