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  • Opinion

    The Historian: More about cabbage

    It’s safe to say that in bygone years everyone who had a little ground cultivated a vegetable garden. Not only country folk, but many town dwellers had a fenced back yard garden, often a chicken pen, and maybe even a pig or two.

    By Robert Wood|

  • Opinion

    welcome to my world: Pennsylvania’s ‘Greene Country’

    “Trees” by Joyce Kilmer “I think that I shall never see

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist|

  • News

    WTIM: Music Around Town Oct. 26 edition

    What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.


  • Opinion

    Think about it: The cut flower culture

    “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”— Peter Drucker


  • News

    THE YANKEE CHEF: ‘Tis the season for some apple cider donuts

    These truly are fantastic, cake-like donuts (yes, DONUTS, not DOUGHNUTS) that almost have you welcoming the fall weather to come. A word of note, if you are using an electric mixer of any kind, add another ¾ cup flour. I also use Alpine brand cider mix, but any brand will do.

    By Jim Bailey The Yankee Chef |

  • News

    WATCH: Legoland Discovery Center breaks ground at Plymouth Meeting Mall; 50,000 Lego bricks dumped

    PLYMOUTH >> Children wearing Lego helmets could barely contain themselves Tuesday as a construction vehicle dumped more than 50,000 Lego bricks outside the Plymouth Meeting Mall, marking the ground breaking of the first ever Legoland in Pennsylvania.

    By Andy Stettler @andystettler on Twitter|

  • News

    Ex-AG Kane faces up to 23 months in jail for perjury

    NORRISTOWN >> Finding former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s actions were “deliberate, calculated and vengeful,” a judge imposed a jail sentence against the onetime top law enforcer on perjury and abuse of power charges.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Crime

    Man jumps into Schuylkill river to evade police

    NORRISTOWN >> A wanted man was taken into custody after trying to elude police by jumping into the Schuylkill River Monday afternoon. Shortly before 3 p.m. Norristown Police say they received information that 25-year-old Randall Falana — a fugitive with warrants for his arrest out of Upper Merion and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office — was in the area of Main and Noble streets.

    Times Herald Staff|

  • News

    Royersford officials looking to determine cause of blaze

    ROYERSFORD >> What sparked a weekend blaze that sent one person to the hospital is still under investigation, authorities said Monday.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Business

    Spice it up with local beef jerky store at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets

    LIMERICK >> When it comes to the more than 200 varieties available at The Beef Jerky Outlet; the jerky may be dry but not the flavors. From lemon pepper beef to Cajun brisket, there’s a jerky spice for just about every meat lover.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter|

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