In Other News

Taste of Phoenixville sells out for biggest year yet

By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

Phoenixville man starts sentence early in child porn case

WEST CHESTER >> A Phoenixville man who had originally faced more than 100 charges of possession of child pornography was on Tuesday formally sentenced to jail on a lesser number of counts, a sentence he had voluntarily begun serving earlier this...

By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |


  • Politics

    Two Republicans announce bids for Montgomery County commissioner

    NORRISTOWN >> Two Republicans have announced their intent to seek the county Republican Committee’s endorsement for county commissioner.

    By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |

  • Business

    Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board invites visitors to ‘Make it Montco’

    UPPER MERION >> There’s a lot more to do in Montgomery County in late winter than ride out the frigid days waiting for the first daffodils to sprout up and for Heart to hit the newly revived Valley Forge Casino Resort Music Fair in May.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

  • News

    TeamChildren volunteers get to work on MLK Day

    Audubon-based non-profit TeamChildren, whose mission is to close the digital divide, hosted volunteers on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday to help prepare computers for families that need them. The organization refurbishes old computers to give to families who need one but cannot afford it.


  • News

    Skippack man jailed for arson at unoccupied residence

    NORRISTOWN >> A Skippack man is headed to jail after he admitted to setting fire to an unoccupied property in the township, causing more than $125,000 in damage.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Business

    Two RE/MAX Achievers win Hall of Fame awards

    RE/MAX Achievers real estate of Collegeville & Pottstown and Broker/Owner John E. Ohler congratulates John Chernesky and Peg Chism in earning the RE/MAX Career Hall of Fame award.

    Courtesy of RE/MAX Achievers |

  • Pets

    Pets of the Week

    Boo (dog) Boo is an 8-year-old Cocker Spaniel/Poodle mix born on Halloween. Boo is very sweet and loves attention and to play with his toys. Boo plays a little with other dogs but prefers to be with his family. His elderly owners cannot care for him any longer. Please call 610-279-9714 press 2.


  • Prep Sports

    Norristown school board to vote on switch to PAC10

    NORRISTOWN >> In an effort to keep the public abreast of the Norristown Area School District’s potential move to the Pioneer Athletic Conference (PAC) from the Suburban One League (SOL), representatives from the PAC attended Tuesday night’s work session for a question and answer with the school board.

    By Brendan Wills @BWillsTH on Twitter |

  • Weather

    Afternoon storm on Wednesday looks to make a messy commute

    WEST CHESTER >> For those of you who don’t know – or don’t care – Alberta is a western province of Canada. And a “clipper” is a quick moving winter storm. Put the two together and you have a messy Wednesday commute around here.

    By Andy Hachadorian @DLNEditor on Twitter |

  • News

    UPDATED: Molly Maguire’s closes Lansdale location

    LANSDALE >> Six months after its owners filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Molly Maguire’s Irish Pub and Restaurant has closed its Lansdale location.

    By Digital First Staff |

  • Columns

    Think About It: Where I’m From, Part II

    “Life can be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

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