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    Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown to host a second ‘Pokemon Go’ event

    NORRISTOWN >> The Elmwood Park Zoo hosted a “Pokémon Go” event on Tuesday, July 19, but due to the hours of the event — noon to 4:30 p.m. — many Pokémon trainers weren’t able to attend. But the zoo heard loud and clear that there was a need for a weekend event, so they will be hosting a second round on Sunday, July 24.

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    Phoenix Community Calendar July 24

    Event Submissions: Send to ldillon@berksmontnews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject.

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    $3K worth of Wawa coffee stolen by coffee caper

    WEST GOSHEN >> Police announced Wednesday they are searching for a Wawa coffee caper, a woman who has allegedly stolen over $3,000 worth of coffee bags to date.

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    Tolls on Pennsylvania Turnpike going up 6 percent for 2017

    HARRISBURG >> The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission on Tuesday approved a 6 percent toll increase for both E-ZPass and cash customers; the increase is set to take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2017.

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  • Entertainment

    RECAP: ‘Pokemon Go’ at the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown

    NORRISTOWN >> The Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown held a “Pokémon Go” event from noon to 4:30 p.m. The zoo put a lure on each PokéStop located at the zoo throughout the event to give guests the chance to catch a lot of Pokémon.

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  • News

    Phoenixville Borough Council requests halt on stalled parkway project

    PHOENIXVILLE >> A project over a decade in the making designed to alleviate traffic along the French Creek appears to have hit a dead end.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Royersford Police cite driver for playing Pokemon Go

    ROYERSFORD >> Don’t Pokemon and drive. That’s the message Royersford Police says it wants drivers to remember as the department has already busted someone for playing the popular smart phone game behind the wheel.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville school district to close Rt. 29 for construction

    SCHUYLKILL TWP. >> The Phoenixville Area School District will close Route 29 (State Road) between Pothouse Road and Campbell Lane in Schuylkill Township beginning Wednesday, July 20, for road widening and storm water installation, PennDOT announced.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Trappe man sent to jail for role in Skippack burglary

    NORRISTOWN >> A Trappe man is headed to jail for his role in two crimes that occurred in Skippack.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Royersford woman admits she obtained prescription painkillers by fraud

    NORRISTOWN >> A Royersford woman has admitted to using a prescription issued to a disabled woman she cared for to fraudulently obtain painkillers for herself.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

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