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Montgomery County DA, law enforcement work together to fight addiction

By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

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  • Features/People

    West Chester’s Kathy Finegan honored by Operation Smile for volunteer work

    Every time Kathy Finegan travels to a third-world country, she leaves behind smiles.

    By Monica Thompson Fragale For Digital First Media |

  • News

    More rain, flooding forecast along soggy East Coast

    Even with Hurricane Joaquin no longer as big of a threat, the weekend promises little relief for the most waterlogged parts of the East Coast.The National Weather Service says the risk of flooding will continue through Monday morning, especially in parts of North and South Carolina that already have gotten up to 11 inches of rain this week. Forecasters say some areas could see storm totals as high as 15 inches.Once the rain ends, as early as Saturday in some places, the threat of...

    By SETH BORENSTEIN and DAVID DISHNEAU Associated Press |

  • News

    Montgomery County DA announces additional charges against Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane

    NORRISTOWN >> The recent search of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s Harrisburg office turned up what Montgomery County prosecutors likely consider the smoking gun of their investigation into Kane’s alleged lies to an investigative grand jury.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Columns

    Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Vintage Halloween Decorations

    There are many types of Halloween decorations that are collectible and crafty. For the purists among us, you can decorate a pumpkin using everything from acrylic paint to glitter glue, featuring themes ranging from the scary Frankenstein monster to Casper the Friendly Ghost.

    Dr. Lori Verderame Columnist |

  • News

    Penn State THON ‘canners’ take to the local streets

    THON, which started in 1977, is a fundraising group run solely by Penn State student volunteers. Their goal is to raise funds, bring awareness and provide emotional and financial support to families affected by pediatric cancer. THON also provides millions of dollars to fund future research. Since its start in 1977, THON has raised more than $117 million to directly benefit Four Diamonds at Penn State Hershey Milton Children’s Hospital, which covers costs of procedures and treatment...

    By Brad Ferko For Digital First Media |

  • Entertainment

    Phoenixville Restaurant Week kicks off Oct. 4

    Phoenixville Restaurant Week is kicking off, offering perfect pairings and so many options, slated to run through Oct. 8.

    From Phoenixville Chamber |

  • News

    Spring-Ford student selected to participate in Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Ceremony

    Ben D’Arcangelo, a Spring-Ford Area School District sophomore, recently attended the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF) in Washington D.C. Ben, who set a lofty goal of attending the United States Military Academy at West Point, has taken a full slate of honors courses for the past two years and participates in football, wrestling and tennis for Spring-Ford. In seeking out opportunities that would help Ben reach his goal, he registered for the National Youth Leadership Forum.

    Spring-Ford Area School District |

  • News

    Schwenksville Elementary fourth-graders become historians for a week

    Fourth grade students in Mr. Josh Brecht’s and Miss Susan Horenci’s classes became historians for a week. They interviewed their parents about the history of their names and their families’ stories behind the names. The class then paired up and created a Google Slides project through the Google Classroom portal. The partners also used web resources to find the history of their names worldwide. To wrap up the activity, the students presented their findings to the...


  • Columns

    Think About It: The passing of a missionary giant

    “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.” - Jim Elliot

    Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

  • News

    Royersford man pleads guilty to stealing from register at Target

    NORRISTOWN >> A Royersford man was sentenced to county prison after he pleaded guilty to taking money from the register at his place of work, the Target store in Royersford.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

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