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Man jumps into Schuylkill river to evade police

Times Herald Staff|

Royersford officials looking to determine cause of blaze

ROYERSFORD >> What sparked a weekend blaze that sent one person to the hospital is still under investigation, authorities said Monday. ...

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|


  • News

    Spay & save: Ernie needs a loving home

    My name is Ernie, and some bad people severely hurt my tail. The nice people at Spay and Save rescued me and arranged for surgery to have my tail removed since it was so badly damaged. According to the doctor I am ready for a new home. Even after all of that I am sweet, loving and still trust humans. Can you please take me home and love me so no one will ever hurt me again?


  • Entertainment

    Playcrafters present ‘The Hollow’ by Agatha Christie

    A classic English country home outside of London in the 40s is the setting of Playcrafters’ next stage play, “The Hollow,” first written as a novel in 1946 by the brilliant and famed queen of mystery, Agatha Christie.

    By Mary Cantell For Playcrafters|

  • Crime

    Royersford man charged with 17 burglaries in Chester, Montgomery counties

    Police filed charges against a Royersford man Wednesday after they found he was tied to multiple burglaries in Chester and Montgomery counties.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • News

    Weeks after rollout, Montgomery County public safety radios found to be defective

    NORRISTOWN >> Weeks after the first radios were distributed in Montgomery County’s $36.6 million public safety radio upgrade project, officials began to realize there was a problem.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter|

  • News

    Couple draws jail in straw purchase for Pottstown shooter

    NORRISTOWN >> Concerned about straw purchases that allow guns to get into the hands of “bad people,” a judge sent a couple to jail for their roles in the illegal transfer of a handgun to a North Coventry man who was involved in several Pottstown shootings.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    A true e-meow-gency: First-responders rescue a cat in West Vincent

    WEST VINCENT >> There’s no place like home.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter|

  • News

    APSCUF strike: Strike continues, WCU subcontracts athletic trainers

    WEST CHESTER >> As the strike continues, the majority of classes on West Chester University’s campus, along with the other 13 universities in the state system have largely stopped, but the university’s homecoming celebration will continue.

    By Adam Farence @afarence on Twitter|

  • Petra Fall festival offers family fun Oct. 28

    Families looking for a Halloween alternative — and lots of fun — are invited to the 2016 Petra Fall Fest at Petra Church, New Holland, on Friday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 9 p.m. All are welcome, and everything but the optional purchase of food from food trucks is free!


  • Entertainment

    Forge Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family’ — a musical

    From the imagination of Charles Addams, to the pages of The New Yorker, to television screens, to the big screen, to the Broadway stage, The Addams Family has captured our hearts and secured a place in Americana right alongside Lil’ Abner and Peanuts.

    From Forge Theatre|

  • Opinion

    A Look Back in History: The Warmth and Charm in Georgian Architecture

    In a very attractive Georgian mansion, the stone mason will not just simply lay up the stone helter-skelter, but select large stones for the corners known as quoins. The 1808 Spang, 1805 Hunter, and 1815 Reiff mansions of the Oley Valley have fine quoins in their corners that make the structures imposing, as many others. Although most keystones, another feature if Georgian architecture, are in wood, there are a few mansions in the area with stone lintels and stone keystones. When...

    By Richard L.T. Orth|

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