Police said a Pennsburg man is in Montgomery County jail on half a million dollars' bail after he was found in possession of multiple bags of crystal methamphetamine and heroin packaged for sale.
James Tarantino, of the 1000 block of Valley Court in Pennsburg, was charged last week with two felony counts of manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver along with two counts of possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended license.
According to court records, Tarantino spent more than a week in Bucks County Correctional Facility earlier this month for similar charges filed by Quakertown Borough Police. Court papers state Tarantino was charged Nov. 2 with three felony counts of manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver and related charges stemming from a Sept. 11 incident in the borough.
He reportedly made bail Nov. 11 in that case and is awaiting a preliminary hearing Dec. 18 in Quakertown District Court.
Tarantino was arrested by Upper Perk Police Nov. 17.
According to court documents filed by Upper Perk Police Cpl. James Lavin, Tarantino, formerly of the 700 block of Valley Road in East Greenville, was wanted on a warrant filed by PA State Police, Dublin, for felony drug possession and driving under the influence of a controlled substance, among other offenses. Those charges are from a June 26 incident in Milford Township, court papers state. ...
It isn't every day that you get an invite to the White House. But for Upper Perkiomen, that invitation came Oct. 29.
As part of a symposium run by the US Department of Education, #GoOpen, Upper Perkiomen appeared as one of only six school districts in the nation asked to be an ambassador school district. As an ambassador, Upper Perk has signed up to mentor a school district in California on moving toward using open educational resources, said Superintendent Dr. Alexis McGloin.
A leading movement in education, open educational resources (OERs), are openly licensed, free online materials used for teaching, learning and research....