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    Realities of Montgomery County opioid epidemic discussed during intensive panel

    NORRISTOWN >> At a town hall discussion Tuesday night local organizers punched up the volume on the grim reports we’ve been hearing for more than a year on the national opioid epidemic.

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-centurymedia.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • News

    Lane restrictions scheduled in Montgomery County for utility construction

    UPPER MERION >> The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced that lane restrictions are scheduled on Plank Road, Meyers Road, Route 73 (Skippack Pike) and Route 29 (Gravel Pike) in Perkiomen and Skippack townships for utility construction.

    By PennDOT For Digital First Media|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Getting the most out of the Flower Show

    With its stunning garden exhibits, floral displays, miniatures, individual plant entries, and so much more, the Philadelphia Flower Show is always a delight to the senses — plenty to engage the eye and the nose. But if you know where to look, there’s also plenty to tickle your brain cells as well.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • News

    Methacton School Board votes to close Audubon Elementary School

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> The Methacton School Board voted 6-3 Tuesday to close Audubon Elementary School, effective July 1, during a meeting at Arcola Intermediate School attended by several hundred concerned residents and school staff.

    By Oscar Gamble ogamble@21st-centurymedia.com @OGamble_TH on Twitter|

  • News

    Calling event a ‘political stunt,’ Costello won’t attend town hall in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE >> U.S. Congressman Ryan Costello, R-6th Dist., said he won’t attend a town hall meeting at Phoenixville Area High School this weekend — an event that has become controversial.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    Woman testifies in WCU frat rape trial

    WEST CHESTER >> She was so excited that her “on-again, off-again” boyfriend had invited her to a “Date Night” party at the West Chester University fraternity that he was pledging for that she called her mother and told her, then went shopping with her for a new black dress to wear that night.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Business

    Comcast narrows service window to 30 minutes

    In one of the many memorable “Seinfeld” TV show episodes, high-strung next door neighbor Kramer gets into an epic feud with the “cable guy” over the issue of being home for service.

    By Brian McCullough bmccullough@21st-centurymedia.com|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Celebrate Mardi Gras and much more

    Good times roll XFinity Live: Wear your purple, yellow and green and enjoy live performances by Drop Dead Sexy during Mardi Gras 2017, starting at 9 p.m. Feb. 25. The fun features beads, contests, a $500 cash balloon drop, stilt walkers, hula hoopers and more. The venue is at 1100 Pattison Ave., Philadelphia. See more at www.xfinitylive.com/entertainment/event/10898#sthash.wmj5QYzc.dpuf.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Food

    FOOD: Fun fare for Fat Tuesday

    Rio celebrates Carnival. New Orleans enjoys Mardi Gras. Venice masquerades. This Fat Tuesday, feel that festive vibe and splurge on some classic carnival food. It’s not just for summer.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Lifestyle

    Glenside business creates prop for Melissa McCarthy’s SNL sketch

    GLENSIDE >> Melissa McCarthy’s portrayal of White House press secretary Sean Spicer, ranting at and physically going after reporters with a podium, is putting a Glenside company that built the attack podium on the map.

    By Linda Finarelli lfinarelli@21st-centurymedia.com @lkfinarelli on Twitter|

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