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Limerick detective helps apprehend suspect in Detroit triple homicide

By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

Phoenixville anti-discrimination ordinance faces criticism

PHOENIXVILLE >> Borough council faced criticism for its decision to schedule a public hearing on a proposed anti-discrimination ordinance, which looks to protect residents from discrimination based on, among other things, their sexual orientatio...

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|


  • Lifestyle

    Glenside business creates prop for Melissa McCarthy’s SNL sketch

    GLENSIDE >> Melissa McCarthy’s portrayal of White House press secretary Sean Spicer, ranting at and physically going after reporters with a podium, is putting a Glenside company that built the attack podium on the map.

    By Linda Finarelli @lkfinarelli on Twitter|

  • News

    Wild and Scenic Film Fest slated for Feb. 23-24

    The 10th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival, hosted by Trail Creek Outfitters, is set for Thursday and Friday, Feb. 23 & 24 at the Chester County Historical Society in West Chester.

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  • Business

    Tourism officials tout sport complex proposal for Montgomery County

    UPPER PROVIDENCE>> “Build it and they will come” was the burning imperative that Valley Forge Sports conveyed to a diverse crowd of developers, sports executives and hospitality industry folks at Oaks Center Ice Thursday.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • News

    Code Blue issued for Montgomery County through Friday

    Norristown >> The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

    Digital First Media|

  • News

    Grab a tissue, this sweet engagement video will make your Valentine’s Day

    POTTSTOWN >> When Nahder Zomorrodian met Ashley Ruggiero, he knew that she was the woman with whom he would spend the rest of his life.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • Books and literature

    Humor writing workshop set for Lower Providence Library

    LOWER PROVIDENCE>>You won’t need a library card to check out the laughs when Lower Providence Community Library hosts a three-day humor writing workshop, but you will need to check in with your inner Mark Twain.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • News

    Montgomery County jurors get a snow day as courthouse closes

    NORRISTOWN >> Thursday’s snowstorm marked the first time Montgomery County Commissioners’ Chairwoman Val Arkoosh had to make the decision about closing county offices for inclement weather. Arkoosh made the call, announced shortly before 5:30 a.m., to close.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter|

  • News

    Phoenixville grandfather sentenced in molestation case

    WEST CHESTER >> A 72-year-old grandfather from Phoenixville has been sentenced to state prison for sexually molesting his 6-year-old granddaughter and exposing himself to a teenage grandson while baby-sitting them during a snowstorm last winter, actions that were partially captured on a home video security system.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Bridgeport council supports medical marijuana facility permit application

    BRIDGEPORT >> Borough council voted Jan. 24 to support a Conshohocken-based company’s application to build a medical marijuana growing and processing facility in Bridgeport.

    By Stephanie Bean For Digital First Media|

  • Columnists

    Reflections: Waiting for a cancer cure is like waiting for Godot

    We have been waiting for a cure for cancer for what seems an eternity.

    By Mike Zielinski Columnist|

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