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Family of 4 rescued from Black Rock Dam on Schuylkill River

By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

Lower Providence man accused in extreme abuse faces additional charges

NORRISTOWN >> Additional felony charges have been filed against a man authorities say repeatedly tortured his wife and children. ...

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  • Food

    Cheesy dish perfect use for leftover mashed potatoes

    Golden, cheesy and, with that hint of ham, simply a great addition to your dinner table. The flavor of loaded potatoes, the texture of classic Duchess spuds and the look of slab pie. Did I mention easy as well? Using leftover mashed potato is also perfect in this preparation.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • News

    Montgomery County judge: Jury selection to begin May 22 for Bill Cosby trial

    NORRISTOWN >> Jury selection will begin May 22 in Pittsburgh for entertainer Bill Cosby’s upcoming trial on charges he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman at his Cheltenham mansion in 2004.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Lower Providence lawyer accused of embezzling $146K from clients

    NORRISTOWN >> Calling it “disturbing on a basic human level,” Montgomery County prosecutors have accused a disbarred Lower Providence lawyer of embezzling nearly $147,000 from clients with special needs.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Business

    Coventry Mall owners work to make mall a success; Community Health and Dental Care, Anytime Fitness joining tenant roster

    North Coventry >> What a difference a year makes.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • News

    Brandywine Valley SPCA welcomes cats and dogs rescued from Puerto Rico

    WEST GOSHEN >> The Brandywine Valley SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) on Monday welcomed 25 cats and 31 dogs rescued from Puerto Rico. The animals are part of Operation Breathing Room, a 200-animal transport organized by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to save the lives of animals at risk of euthanasia.

    By Pete Bannan @petebannan on Twitter|

  • News

    Lower Providence man charged with extreme abuse

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> A man is behind bars facing multiple assault and related charges for allegedly beating and torturing his wife and children in their township home.

    By Oscar Gamble @OGamble_TH on Twitter|

  • News

    Spring-Ford School District mourns loss of student

    ROYERSFORD >> Spring-Ford Area School District officials looked to return to a sense of normalcy Monday, as authorities continued their investigation into the death of a student who apparently committed suicide last week.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    PHOTOS: Bark for Life of Phoenixville supports American Cancer Society

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Local residents and their canine companions came out to support the fight against cancer this weekend at the annual Bark for Life of Phoenixville event.


  • News

    Study says property tax elimination bill will cost middle class households more

    The property tax elimination bill likely to be taken up in Harrisburg this year is a windfall for business and wealthy school districts and will end up costing middle class taxpayers more than they pay now in taxes, according to an independent analysis.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Zoning ruling on New Hanover quarry expansion due in August

    NEW HANOVER >> After months of hearings, hours and hours of testimony and exhibits that number into the hundreds, the zoning hearings on the proposed expansion of the Gibraltar Rock Quarry north of Hoffmansville Road has concluded.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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