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Group of Good Samaritans save man from heart attack in East Pikeland

By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

Kimberton pot grower gets county prison sentence

WEST CHESTER >> In hindsight, Marc Ferrara would probably agree that he should have just tipped the fellow who helped him out. ...

By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |


  • Events

    Calendar of Events

    Ongoing Facetime Theatre’s Summer Experience: Register now for Facetime Theatre’s Summer Experience for students entering first through fourth grades, running June 15-19 & June 22-26. Summer Experience consists of two weeks of half-day camp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Franklin Commons in Phoenixville. Session I runs from June 15-19 and Session II from June 22-26. Each session will focus on different skills and utilize different curriculum so that students can...


  • News

    Spring City man admits to drug-fueled Limerick crash that injured other driver

    NORRISTOWN >> A Spring City man has admitted he was driving under the influence of drugs at the time he was involved in a two-vehicle crash in Limerick that seriously injured the other driver.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Education Foundation adds ‘Wine Pull,’ exciting new auction items to annual gala

    PHOENIXVILLE >> It’s that time of year again when you can have a nice dinner, bid on some fancy prizes and support Phoenixville schools, all at the same time.

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

  • Baseball events

    Phillies fans scoop up tickets on first day of individual game sales

    Despite dire prospects for the upcoming Phillies season and sub-zero wind chills, Tom O’Neill never considered passing on his winter pilgrimage to Citizens Bank Park for the first day of individual game ticket sales.

    By Tim Logue @timothylogue on Twitter |

  • Education

    New state law requires more criminal, child abuse clearances for school volunteers

    New state regulations requiring volunteers in both public and private schools to get criminal and child abuse background clearances could lead to a drop off in volunteers, mostly due to the cost.

    By Linda Finarelli @lkfinarelli on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville man charged with assault after argument in local bar

    PHOENIXVILLE >> A Phoenixville man is facing charges after allegedly assaulting a man outside of a local bar on Tuesday night.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • Crime

    Phoenixville man arrested after allegedly burglarizing shoe repair shop

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Police have arrested a Phoenixville man after they responded to a report of a burglary of a business at the Village at Eland Downe.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • News

    Ex-Perkiomen man accused in fatal crash also faces trial for witness intimidation

    NORRISTOWN >> A former Perkiomen man already awaiting trial on charges of vehicular homicide in connection with the death of a 16-year-old Lower Pottsgrove boy and for illegal gun possession now faces trial on additional charges for allegedly intimidating a witness while free on bail.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    DUI crash defendant in court, community members set meeting

    WEST CHESTER >> A Common Pleas Court judge on Wednesday increased bail for the man charged with the deaths of two Downingtown-area teenagers in an alleged drunk driving crash over the weekend, and accepted his withdrawal from the county’s Drug Court program.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Montgomery County judge says appointing special prosecutor in attorney general case was legal

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas Judge William Carpenter filed an opinion with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Wednesday saying that he was within his rights to appoint a special prosecutor in the investigation of state Attorney General Kathleen Kane and evidence collected against her should not be suppressed.

    By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |

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