In Other News

Montco serial killer’s death sentence upheld by state Supreme Court

By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

U.S. Geological Survey says minor quake felt outside Downingtown area

DOWNINGTOWN >> The United States Geological Survey recorded a minor earthquake Sunday evening a short distance outside the Downingtown borough. ...

By Michael N. Price @MikePriceWrites on Twitter |


  • Politics

    Rafferty bill to extend ignition interlock devices clears Senate panel

    HARRISBURG >> The Senate Transportation Committee has approved legislation intended to reduce drunk driving offenses by making ignition interlock requirements mandatory for certain first-time offenders with high blood alcohol levels, while at the same time reducing suspension requirements in certain lesser cases.

    By Digital First Staff |

  • News

    RSVP of Montgomery County’s Help on Call program makes aging easier

    Getting old isn’t for sissies! Aging can be extremely difficult. Health becomes a major factor in living a good life well after retirement, as does financial stability.

    Courtesy of RSVP of Montgomery County |

  • News

    Early-morning crash in Upper Providence leaves one dead

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> A one-vehicle crash on South Lewis Road early Thursday morning left one person dead after the vehicle struck a tree, police said.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • Opinion

    On Inauguration Day, campaign rhetoric meets governing reality for Wolf

    We congratulate Tom Wolf on becoming Governor of Pennsylvania. Today is the day where campaign rhetoric meets governing reality — simple math will challenge the unaffordable promises that Governor Wolf made on the campaign trail. Gov. Wolf will face the reality that you can grow the government or you can grow the economy, but you can’t grow both.

    By Matthew J. Brouillette Courtesy of the Commonwealth Foundation |

  • Opinion

    Keystone Pipeline: Foreign profits, American risk

    Media coverage of the Keystone XL pipeline is coalescing around a single narrative. It goes like this: environmentalists oppose the pipeline because of climate change concerns, and U.S. construction companies support the pipeline because it creates jobs.

    By Katherine McFate Courtesy of the American Forum |

  • Features/People

    Eagle Scout project brings renovations to SFAHS museum

    ROYERSFORD >> The Spring-Ford Area Historical Society has Aidan DePietropaolo to thank for getting some much needed renovations at the society’s museum recently.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For Digital First Media |

  • Events

    Calendar of Events

    Ongoing Annual Prom Dress Boutique: Spring-Ford Students Need an Alternate Party (SNAP) invites the Spring-Ford community to shop their annual Prom Dress Boutique at Spring-Ford Area High School. These lightly worn formal and semi-formal dresses are perfect for any winter or spring dance. Fitting rooms and seamstresses will be available to assist with accurate fit for each customer. Students from surrounding school districts are invited to attend! All proceeds benefit the Spring-Ford...


  • Politics

    Two Republicans announce bids for Montgomery County commissioner

    NORRISTOWN >> Two Republicans have announced their intent to seek the county Republican Committee’s endorsement for county commissioner.

    By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |

  • Business

    Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board invites visitors to ‘Make it Montco’

    UPPER MERION >> There’s a lot more to do in Montgomery County in late winter than ride out the frigid days waiting for the first daffodils to sprout up and for Heart to hit the newly revived Valley Forge Casino Resort Music Fair in May.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

  • News

    TeamChildren volunteers get to work on MLK Day

    Audubon-based non-profit TeamChildren, whose mission is to close the digital divide, hosted volunteers on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday to help prepare computers for families that need them. The organization refurbishes old computers to give to families who need one but cannot afford it.


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