In Other News

Area seniors recognized as Montgomery County ‘trailblazers’

By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

Phoenixville foundation seeks nominations for community service award

PHOENIXVILLE >> Every neighborhood has someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty in the service of others. Now one local organization is looking to recognize those individuals for their work and thank them for a job well done. ...

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |


  • Crime

    Juvenile robbed at gunpoint in West Chester

    WEST CHESTER >> A male teenager has reportedly told police he was robbed at gunpoint near the Subway on West Strasburg Road in broad daylight Tuesday, police said.

    By Adam Farence @afarence on Twitter |

  • Elections

    GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence speaks at Tech Tube in King of Prussia

    UPPER MERION >> Nearly 250 Donald Trump supporters attended a campaign speech by Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence at custom fabricated parts manufacturer Tech Tube Inc in King of Prussia Tuesday afternoon.

    By Oscar Gamble @OGamble_TH on Twitter |

  • News

    Montgomery County Suicide Prevention Taskforce urges residents to know warning signs

    NORRISTOWN >> For Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Gale, the issue of suicide prevention hits a personal note.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Official: Phoenixville paving project underway

    PHOENIXVILLE >> State Sen. Andy Dinniman, D-19th Dist., announced that work will begin Wednesday on a $2.2 million project to resurface and repair almost 10 miles of roadway on four state highways in Chester County including in Phoenixville.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Food

    YANKEE CHEF: Make room for this sweet, spicy recipe

    What would summer be without the stickiness that is barbecue and the smell of sausages literally floating overhead? Try this sweet, yet spicy, recipe that pairs well with anything you can lug to the picnic table ... and then some!

    By Jim Bailey |

  • News

    Pottstown schools OKs 3-year teacher contract

    POTTSTOWN >> Just in time for the start of school, the school board voted 7-1 Monday night to approve a three-year contract with the teachers union that will cost taxpayers more than $1.3 million by the end of the third year.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Montgomery County NAACP branches call for collaboration with police

    NORRISTOWN >> In the face of what many see as a growing division between minorities and law enforcement, representatives of the NAACP and police departments in Montgomery County stood side by side Monday morning on the steps of the courthouse.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Fatal car crash in Tredyffrin leaves one dead

    TREDYFFRIN >> A two-car crash left one person dead early Sunday morning on Route 202 northbound, according to police.

    By Adam Farence @afarence on Twitter |

  • News

    Democratic gun-control advocates throw support to Toomey

    U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa. won the backing from a gun violence prevention organization — vocal proponents for changes in gun laws and policies that keep deadly weapons from the hands of dangerous people.

    By Rick Kauffman @Kauffee_DT on Twitter |

  • Business

    Man receives free implants from King of Prussia dental implant center

    UPPER MERION >> Dr. Robert Mogyoros and his staff at By Design Dental Implant Center have been putting smiles on lots of folks’ faces at their King of Prussia office for four years now.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

The Phoenix Reporter and Item: BLOGS