In Other News

Playcrafters brings ‘Next to Normal’ to area theater fans

By Mary Cantell For Playcrafters|

Family of South Coventry native Paul Kochu seek answers surrounding his death

SOUTH COVENTRY >> It’s been almost two years since the Kochu family lost a son and brother in a mysterious disappearance and the family is still looking for answers. ...

By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|


  • News

    Think about it: The Five Hour Rule of Benjamin Franklin

    “Growth isn’t for everybody. Some people want to stay the same forever.” — Anonymous


  • News

    Prosecutor: ‘Public needs protection’ from straw purchase facilitator

    NORRISTOWN >> Claiming “the public needs protection” from a New Jersey man, “the driving force” behind the illegal transfer of a handgun to a North Coventry man who was involved in several Pottstown shootings, prosecutors will ask a judge to send him to state prison.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Dad says missing daughter in police custody

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> A man who initiated a massive search for his missing daughter told Digital First Media that she was picked up by Pottstown police Wednesday evening.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Opinion

    Reflections on the Olympics: The Statue

    “Even if you are not religious, how can you look at Christ the Redeemer and not be impressed.” — Anonymous


  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Boston, Massachusetts

    It was in Boston that the American Revolution erupted with the Boston Tea Party. The British retaliated for this event with the colonists feistily fighting back.


  • News

    Lower Pottsgrove Police begin search for missing woman, reward offered

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> Authorities have begun investigating the disappearance of an area woman one day after her car was discovered abandoned in a North Coventry Township park.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Crime

    Police: Naked man arrested after masturbating in public

    WEST GOSHEN >> Police arrested a Collegeville man after he allegedly masturbated naked in public several times along Boot Road in August and September.

    By Adam Farence @afarence on Twitter|

  • News

    East Norriton woman pleads not guilty to charges she killed neighbor

    NORRISTOWN >> An East Norriton woman has pleaded not guilty to murder-related charges in connection with the alleged assault of her elderly neighbor who authorities said died from complications of a hip fracture he suffered during the assault.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Prosecutors seek to use bloody photos in Norristown murder trial

    NORRISTOWN >> Prosecutors are seeking to include color photographs of the “brutal murder” of Christopher Thomas as evidence in the homicide case against Luis Martinez-Perez.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter|

  • Business

    Montgomery County hotel occupancies jump 7.3% for July 2016

    July was a pretty good month for the 74 hotels in Montgomery County. In fact, according to the Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board (VFTCB) it was the most successful July ever for the county’s hotels, with occupancies up 7.3 percent, according to data released by STR Inc., a global benchmarking analytics firm.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

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