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ELECTION 2016: Hendricks, Toepel vie for 147th District seat

This year’s election for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in the 147th District is between Democrat Rachel Hendricks and incumbent Republican Marcy Toepel, who has held the seat since 2010. ...

By Bob Keeler @bybobkeeler on Twitter|


  • News

    Proposed 11 percent Montgomery County tax hike sparks public debate

    NORRISTOWN >> The room was packed at a Montgomery County budget hearing Thursday as members of the public alternated between criticizing a proposed 11 percent tax increase and praising the community college that a portion of that money will fund.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    ‘A Wonderful Life, The Musical’ hits the main stage at Steel River Playhouse

    Pottstown >> “A Wonderful Life,” the music version of the classic story, opens Friday, Dec. 2, and runs through Sunday, Dec. 18, with a total of 12 performances to choose from, including four matinees.

    From Steel River Playhouse|

  • Opinion

    JEFF EDELSTEIN: The 15 people you’ll meet at Thanksgiving this year discussing Donald Trump

    There may be five people you meet in heaven, but there will be 15 people you meet at Thanksgiving Hell 2016.

    By Jeff Edelstein @jeffedelstein on Twitter|

  • News

    Hopewell Furnace – There’s an app for that

    After nearly a year and a half of development, smart phone and tablet users can now download a new application for Hopewell Furnace NHS.

    National Park Service|

  • News

    6 arrested for patronizing prostitues in King of Prussia sting

    NORRISTOWN >> Six men from Chester and Montgomery counties have been arrested for patronizing prostitutes in King of Prussia.



    After 270 years An Indian Valley Deacon returns to Goschenhoppen

    At the November meeting of the Goschenhoppen Historians, local historian and retired Mennonite Pastor Bob Gerhart will portray his ancestor’s return to the area after 270 years. The original Indian Valley Reformed Church was dedicated in 1746. The reverend Michael Schlatter, the first official Reformed Minister in America, presented the dedicatory sermon. Peter Gerhart, Bob’s earliest ancestor to immigrate to America, was a Deacon of the Church and present at the dedication...

    Goschenhoppen Historians|

  • Opinion

    A Look Back in History: Helping the community with PA Dutch cuisine

    With a number of the senior citizen cooks who have backed our local fire company kitchens retiring from civic organizations, we can only hope they have past their recipes down to their daughters and other kin. Traditional PA Dutch menus, which were once popular in the Dutch Country, have gone by the wayside. Coupled with how our early culinary ethnicity has been replaced by fast food chains, catering and convenient more to younger generations in rush rush times. But of all the community...

    By Richard L.T. Orth|

  • Berks

    “A PA Dutch Christmas Carol on The Trolley” returns to West Reading

    Back by popular demand the “Pennsylvania Dutch A Christmas Carol Trolley” rolls into West Reading again. The traveling Christmas classic aboard the old fashioned Rhoads Christmas Trolley, opens on Friday Nov. 25. Since its debut in 2014 the show has played to standing room only and has delighted audiences of all ages.


  • Berks

    Holiday Magic Comes to Pennypacker Mills in Schwenksville

    Schwenksville >> The season’s inspiration awaits those who enter the Pennypacker mansion this holiday season. Holiday Tours begin Tuesday, Nov. 22 and go through Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017.


  • Berks

    WTIM: Music Around Town Nov. 9 edition

    What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.


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