In Other News

Montco serial killer’s death sentence upheld by state Supreme Court

By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

U.S. Geological Survey says minor quake felt outside Downingtown area

DOWNINGTOWN >> The United States Geological Survey recorded a minor earthquake Sunday evening a short distance outside the Downingtown borough. ...

By Michael N. Price @MikePriceWrites on Twitter |


  • Politics

    Rafferty bill to extend ignition interlock devices clears Senate panel

    HARRISBURG >> The Senate Transportation Committee has approved legislation intended to reduce drunk driving offenses by making ignition interlock requirements mandatory for certain first-time offenders with high blood alcohol levels, while at the same time reducing suspension requirements in certain lesser cases.

    By Digital First Staff |

  • Events

    Calendar of Events

    Ongoing Annual Prom Dress Boutique: Spring-Ford Students Need an Alternate Party (SNAP) invites the Spring-Ford community to shop their annual Prom Dress Boutique at Spring-Ford Area High School. These lightly worn formal and semi-formal dresses are perfect for any winter or spring dance. Fitting rooms and seamstresses will be available to assist with accurate fit for each customer. Students from surrounding school districts are invited to attend! All proceeds benefit the Spring-Ford...


  • 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 |

  • 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 |

  • News

    Taste of Phoenixville sells out for biggest year yet

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Great food, live music and community cheer was in full swing Thursday night at Good Samaritan Shelter’s 13th annual “A Taste of Phoenixville.”

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

  • 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 |

  • 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 |

  • Politics

    Congressman Ryan Costello reacts to State of the Union address

    WASHINGTON >> Freshman Congressman Ryan Costello, R-6th of Chester County, sat through his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, agreeing in part with what President Barack Obama’s policies presented.

    By Kristina Scala @Scala_Kris 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 |

  • News

    Work resumes on Arcola Road Bridge in Lower Providence

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> Work on the Arcola Road Bridge will resume this week after a brief delay from finding lead-based paint on the bottom of the bridge in December.

    By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |

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