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Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane has August trial date for alleged perjury charge

By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

2 new prosecutors installed in Montgomery County DA’s Office

NORRISTOWN >> During a brief ceremony attended by colleagues, friends and family, two new law enforcement officials took their oaths of office on Friday to join the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. ...

By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |


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    PCHF currently accepting Greater Phoenixville Healthcare Scholarship applications

    Applications for the Greater Phoenixville Healthcare Scholarship are currently being accepted by The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation. Since 1995, this program has awarded more than 100 scholarships to high school graduates who are pursuing careers within the healthcare professions within the greater Phoenixville region.

    Phoenixville Community Health Foundation |

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    Bill Cosby hearing at Montgomery County Courthouse is the biggest show in town

    NORRISTOWN >> The three rings of the circus at the Montgomery County Courthouse Tuesday were Bill Cosby, Bruce L. Castor Jr. and the news media.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Entertainment

    Taste for craft spirits rising across Philadelphia region

    A sweet fragrance permeates the room as you walk into the Manatawny Still Works, as the art of distilling craft spirits is underway right before your eyes. Four rows of large, aging wooden barrels rest stacked on top of each other toward the back of the room, behind a wooden bar and small seating area. On the left are three tall, steel and copper, cylindrical distilling kettles, connected by a web of piping, on a concrete floor. Quick to welcome you at the door is Piper, the Pottstown...

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    Fifth graders create STEM fun with catapults

    Fifth graders at Schwenksville Elementary recently worked on a fun STEM activity. Using wooden craft sticks, rubber bands and the creative ingenuity of trial and error, the students created catapults to see which could hoist a marshmallow the farthest. Each class narrowed the competition to two teams of students representing the classroom, competing against one another until a winner was determined. Brynn Crouthamel, Zackary George, and Brianna Shatto from Dr. Collins’s class were the...


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    Montgomery County judge denies Bill Cosby’s request to dismiss sex assault charges

    NORRISTOWN >> A Montgomery County judge has denied a request made by Bill Cosby’s lawyers to dismiss sexual assault charges.

    Digital First Media |

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    Spring-Ford committee to review transportation policy

    ROYERSFORD >> After nearly a year’s worth of public complaints claiming the district transportation policy needs an overhaul, school officials say they are willing to take a hard look at ways to make changes.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    Chester County judge’s order in ‘teen-lifer’ cases disputed

    west chester >> A Common Please Court judge has issued orders in three of the “teen lifer” cases in Chester County that appear on their face to give the men an avenue towards winning their freedom from state prison.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

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    Fire destroys garage in East Pikeland

    EAST PIKELAND >> A garage attached to a home in the unit block of Miller Road was destroyed Tuesday morning by fire.

    By Pete Bannan @petebannan on Twitter |

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    LIVE: Bill Cosby in the Montgomery County Courthouse

    NORRISTOWN >> Digital First Media’s Kaitlyn Foti (@kaitlynfoti) and Carl Hessler (@MontcoCourtNews) are in the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown as pretrial motions begin in the Bill Cosby sex abuse trial. You can follow the trial live by checking in above and on Twitter.

    Digital First Media Staff |

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    PHOTOS: Bill Cosby arrives at Montgomery County Courthouse for hearing

    NORRISTOWN >> Bill Cosby has arrived at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown for his pre-trial hearing on sexual abuse charges.

    Digital First Media Staff |

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