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    Lettiere to become 10th president at Immaculata University

    Malvern >> On Friday, Oct. 27, the first lay president of Immaculata University, Barbara Lettiere will become the 10th president to lead Immaculata University. She is a 1972 Immaculata graduate.

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    Montco officials dedicate new Schwenksville mural

    SCHWENKSVILLE >> Montgomery County Commissioners’ Chairwoman Val Arkoosh and Commissioner Joe Gale attended a dedication ceremony with state and borough officials for Schwenksville borough’s new “Welcome Mural.”

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    Independence Blue Cross members to be ‘out of network’ at 5 area hospitals

    Philadelphia >> Just days after the completion of the sale of five area hospitals to Reading Health System, comes word that the five hospitals are no longer considered “in network” for Independence Blue Cross.

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  • Entertainment

    ON STAGE: Norristown’s Centre Theater hosts 1880 Theatricals’ production of ‘‘night Mother’

    It won the Pulitzer Prize for Best Drama in 1983, but in the more than 30 years since it debuted, “‘night Mother” has not seen a ton of performances across the United States. That is because the subject of Marsha Norman’s powerful script is a very difficult one to process. It is about a grown daughter who informs her mother that she plans to take her own life that evening. It’s depressing and downright scary. It’s also a brilliant piece of...

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  • Marijuana

    Medical marijuana dispensary Keystone Shops CMO optimistic about future of cannabis treatments

    ARDMORE >> Prescribing medical marijuana for pain relief rather than opioids may be a way to help fight the opioid addiction crisis.

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    DaVinci’s Pub holding golf outing to benefit area firefighters

    COLLEGEVILLE >> The fire that threatened to destroy the 167-year-old home of DaVinci’s Pub in Collegeville was extinguished, but what impressed operations director David Finch most was the professionalism demonstrated by volunteer firefighters who responded to the near-catastrophe.

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  • Sexual assault

    Police: Woman forced into car in Audubon, sexually assaulted

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> A woman out for a walk in Audubon Sunday night was forced into a car, driven to a remote location and sexually assaulted, police reported.

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  • Music

    Doubleclicks’ ‘Love Problems’ is a leap forward

    Happiness has not spoiled the Doubleclicks. Singing sisters Angela Webber and Aubrey Turner, who return to Steel City Coffee House in Phoenixville Aug. 26, have both married since their previous appearance there last year. Angela, the nerd-folk duo’s guitar player and principal lyricist, has also moved with her husband from Portland, Oregon, to Los Angeles to pursue opportunities in music and comedy.

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  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Aug. 20

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  • Entertainment

    LOCAL MUSIC: Royersford rock band Rofo Audio involves local businesses in their music videos

    Power trio Rofo Audio are like unofficial ambassadors for the Spring-Ford Chamber of Commerce.

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