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SAXTON: Boyertown native Thomson headed to USAC Hall of Fame at long last

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  • News

    VIDEO: Lower Providence woman jailed following daughter’s overdose death

    NORRISTOWN >> A Lower Providence woman is headed to prison after she admitted she acted recklessly and with gross negligence by not seeking help when her 2-year-old daughter swallowed prescription pills and died of an overdose.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Crime

    $5K reward being offered in 2015 murder in Norristown

    COURTHOUSE >> A $5,000 reward has been established for anyone with information that could help bring the person or persons responsible for an unsolved killing to justice, according to a press release issued by authorities Wednesday.

    Digital First Media staff|

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT PREVIEW: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart’s Kip Berman looking forward to Philly return

    July 2’s date at World Cafe Live is a homecoming concert for the Britpop-influenced indie band The Pains of Being Pure at Heart.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    MUSIC: R5 at the TLA — 5 things to know

    Music isn’t something Ross Lynch necessarily HAS to do.

    By Gary Graff, @GraffonMusic on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    America’s Party: Communities big and small celebrate July 4th

    The words of the Declaration of Independence, signed July 4, 1776 in Philadelphia, have inspired more than 100 similar declarations of human rights and self-government around the world. Communities in the region ready to celebrate America’s big day, here’s a sampling of events:

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Food

    FLAVORFUL FOURTH: Easy recipes for a sparkling good time

    Let freedom ring this July Fourth — the freedom to think beyond the hamburger bun and serve something new like “zinful” flank steak. That’s zin as in zinfandel.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Take barbecued chicken wings up a notch

    There are so many ways to prepare these chicken wings with each having their own unique quality, it is difficult to choose. But because I am partial to the smoky flavor of outdoor grillin’, I must offer you chicken wings with a slightly blackened texture and an intense flavor and aroma that will surely be a favorite wing recipe for the summer. See NOTE below for alternative preparations.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Entertainment

    Lansdale’s Backyard Beans Coffee Company holding grand opening event

    Backyard Beans Coffee Company is holding a grand opening event July 15 at their new location of 408 West Main Street, Lansdale. For one day only enjoy free coffee samples, and enter for a chance to walk out with some great giveaways (coffee beans, merchandise, nitro coffee growlers and more).

    Information provided by Backyard Beans|

  • News

    Spring-Ford School Board faces difficult choice to fill vacant seat

    ROYERSFORD >> The decision over how best to fill a vacancy on the Spring-Ford Area School Board just a few months before the November election left board members with no easy options Monday night.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Crime

    Pottstown man arrested for BB gun assault in North Coventry

    NORTH COVENTRY >> A Pottstown man is facing charges after police say he assaulted a woman in her driveway.

    Digital First Media|

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