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AT THE TABLE WITH: Cameron Peters

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AT THE TABLE WITH: Rabbi Jeff Sultar

Rabbi Jeff Sultar came to Phoenixville in the spring of 2016 to attend to the spiritual needs of Congregation B’nai Jacob. The congregation was formed over 100 years ago in a small building in the downtown. A new synagogue was built in 1957 at ...

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  • News

    Upper Providence man admits exposing himself to female shopper

    NORRISTOWN >> An Upper Providence man faces court supervision after he admitted to exposing his genitals to a woman on the parking lot of a township shopping center.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    After losing election, Perk Valley school board president resigns, applies for vacant board seat

    PERKIOMEN >> A new member was appointed to the Perkiomen Valley School Board Tuesday night — but not before the board president, who was rejected by the voters and said he would not apply for the post, nonetheless resigned at his last meeting and asked to be appointed to fill the vacancy.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Philadelphia region revs up for Thanksgiving travel

    Nothing says economic security like jammed roads around Thanksgiving.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

  • Food

    Barto native pens book on history of scrapple

    “For a long time, anytime I had the opportunity to write about Pennsylvania Dutch culture and the food of my culture – I would,” said Amy Strauss, food and drink writer. Her first book, “Pennsylvania Scrapple: A Delectable History” hit bookshelves on Monday, Oct. 9.

    By Rebecca Blanchard @boyertowntimes on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    Elysian Camerata makes a second home in Ambler

    True music lovers will brave any obstacle to hear a favorite piece — except, perhaps, the Schuylkill River.

    By Joe Barron|

  • News

    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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  • News

    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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  • News

    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.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • 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...

    By Frank Burd For Digital First Media|

  • 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.

    By Linda Stein @lsteinreporter on Twitter|

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