In Other News

UPDATED: Molly Maguire’s closes Lansdale location

By Digital First Staff |

Berks woman leads police on chase through Limerick in stolen vehicle

LIMERICK >> A Berks County woman has been charged after allegedly leading police on a chase throughout Limerick. ...

By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |


  • News

    Big Event contest winner announced

    POTTSTOWN >> This year’s Big Event contest sponsored by The Mercury and the Phoenix Reporter & Item has made this year’s winner very happy. Phyllis Luft of Bechtelsville, a long-time subscriber of The Mercury, won a gift card valued at $500.

    By Digital First Staff |

  • Education

    UVF’s first full semester as university begins

    The University of Valley Forge began its spring semester on Jan. 11 by welcoming new and returning students to the snow dusted campus.

    Courtesy of the University of Valley Forge |

  • Education

    Holy Cross Regional Catholic School holds annual science fair

    The gymnasium of Holy Cross Regional Catholic School was filled with row upon row of innovative science on Jan. 8.

    Courtesy of Holy Cross Regional Catholic School |

  • News

    BNG donates Christmas party proceeds to Disabled American Veterans

    The Business Network Group has donated $1,000 to Disabled American Veterans chapter 25. The money was the proceeds from the Christmas party the organization recently held at The Italian Bakery in Collegeville.

    Courtesy of the Business Network Group |

  • News

    Girl Scout cookie ordering goes high tech

    WEST CHESTER >> The great part of the New Year that helps Americans break their health-based New Year’s resolutions is here once again.

    By Kevin Beam For Digital First Media |

  • Politics

    Montco Controller Stewart Greenleaf will not seek re-election

    NORRISTOWN >> With three years under his belt and one year left, Montgomery County Controller Stewart Greenleaf Jr. will stop acting as the county’s fiscal watchdog at the end of 2015.

    By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |

  • Crime

    Ex-Lower Providence man convicted of child sex assault

    NORRISTOWN >> A former Lower Providence man potentially faces jail time after he was convicted of charges he sexually assaulted a teenage girl at locations in the township.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Environmentalists challenging re-licensing of Limerick nuclear plant

    LIMERICK >> Although the federal government renewed the operating license for Exelon Nuclear’s Limerick Generating Station last October, the process is not quite over.

    By Digital First Staff |

  • News

    In Ian’s Boots gives back to community in memory of Scout killed sledding

    LINFIELD >> Volunteers were busy Saturday working with “In Ian’s Shoes” at its warehouse, the “Linfield Shoebox” on Railroad Street. The volunteers were giving back as part of a community effort to clean, prep and inventory shoes and boots for the non-profit program started for the late Ian Miller, a North Coventry Boy Scout who was killed in a sledding accident. The annual work weekend over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday brings out many friends...


  • Features/People

    Phoenixville teen spearheads large donation of laptops

    For the past four years, I have been volunteering for TeamChildren, an organization working tirelessly to bridge the achievement gap. This means that we are committed to getting computers into the homes and schools of children who cannot afford new ones.

    By Daniel Berger Guest Columnist |

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