In Other News

Truck driver found dead beneath load of pipes in Limerick

By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

Trappe man sent to jail for role in Skippack burglary

NORRISTOWN >> A Trappe man is headed to jail for his role in two crimes that occurred in Skippack. ...

By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |


  • News

    Local student Valentino Badalamenti, Malvern Prep, receives national honor

    The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced on June 22 that student Valentino G. Badalamenti, of Phoenixville, and a student at Malvern Preparatory School, has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

    The National Society of High School Scholars |

  • News

    Pennypacker Mills announces History Adventures Week Aug. 16-19

    With horses, supply wagons and cannons, General Washington and his 8,000 troops arrived at the Pennypacker farm to encamp in the fall of 1777. How did Governor Pennypacker’s ancestors respond to such a huge invasion of their farm? Find out the answers to these questions and more at History Adventures Week at Pennypacker Mills. Explore the Revolutionary War and life in the 18th century Tuesday, Aug. 16 through Friday, Aug. 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. daily. History Adventures is a free program...

    Pennypacker Mills |

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar July 17

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  • Sports

    Downingtown doubles up Spring City for Chester County League title

    DOWNINGTOWN >> After five-plus hours covering two intense baseball games, host and top-seeded Downingtown beat Spring City twice and repeated as Chester County League champion in Senior American Legion baseball Tuesday at the Downingtown West Middle School diamond.

    Barry Sankey

  • Food

    YANKEE CHEF: Healthy and satisfying broiled cod dish

    My kind of salad! I chose cod because it has the lowest fat content of any fish and cooks rapidly. Tilapia is also a great white fish for this recipe. But what I truly love about this dish is the beautiful presentation as well as a “feel good about yourself” result. Healthy and satisfying in every way.

    By Jim Bailey |

  • News

    Upper Providence OKs 2 liquor license transfers to new township eateries

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> During back-to-back public hearings held on July 5, the supervisors unanimously approved the intermunicipal transfer of two liquor licenses from existing county establishments to new planned township eateries. Both licenses will expire April 30, 2017.

    By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Montgomery County moves forward with justice center, moving adult probation

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County is moving forward on the decade-long county campus renovation and construction plan, with a few new projects added in.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Food

    VIDEO: The best simple grilled cheese

    Do you like or love grilled cheese but don’t care for the fancy recipes all over the internet? Check out this recipe that differs from the original just a little bit with different kinds of cheese.

    Digital First Media Staff |

  • Sports

    Racing Roundup: Hamburg’s Haus hails in Late Model race at Bedford

    BEDFORD >> Andy Haus, of Hamburg, brought the Late Model field to the green but it was DJ Troutman with the lead on the first lap. After a quick lap three caution, Troutman took off from the field, opening a margin over Haus as Dylan Yoder was climbing through the field. Using the outside groove, Yoder was up to third by lap nine and closing in on Haus. The game changed on lap 16 as Troutman came to a stop on the backstretch, bringing out the caution. That placed Haus in the lead with...

    By Ken Johnson For Digital First Media |

  • Sports

    Saxton: DIRTcar stars set for Jam session at Grandview on July 14

    The cars and stars of the DIRTcar Modified Series will return to the one-third mile Grandview Speedway on Thursday night for the 19th running of the Traffic Jam. This event is part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series and presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings (PPB). Defending Traffic Jam race winner Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, N.Y., stood in victory lane and said, “Now I know why they call this race the Traffic Jam.”

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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