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Driving Away The Cold Program brings coats to area children

By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

ELECTION 2016: Hendricks, Toepel vie for 147th District seat

This year’s election for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in the 147th District is between Democrat Rachel Hendricks and incumbent Republican Marcy Toepel, who has held the seat since 2010. ...

By Bob Keeler @bybobkeeler on Twitter|


  • News

    Malvern artist to host exhibit

    MALVERN >> Artist Randall Graham is hosting an opening reception at his “Gallery 222” studio for his art exhibit.

    Staff Report |

  • Politics

    With Election Day approaching, registration numbers show Chester County Dems gaining ground, but GOP still tops

    WEST GOSHEN >> Kara Rahn has heard the stories about the presidential election of 2008 in Chester County.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Elections

    Bill Clinton stumps for Hillary at Montgomery County Community College

    WHITPAIN >> Hundreds of supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton packed Parkhouse Hall at Montgomery County Community College Tuesday afternoon to hear former president Bill Clinton’s pitch to voters on why his wife, the former Secretary of State and senator from New York, should be the nation’s next president.

    By Oscar Gamble @OGamble_TH on Twitter|

  • News

    Think about it: It’s Just at the Barn

    “If at first you don’t succeed, do it the way your mother told you to.” — Anonymous


  • News

    Flying Colors fall art show set for Oct, 28-30

    Flying Colors Fine Artists will hold its annual art show Oct. 28, 29 and 30 at the Montgomery School, Route 113, in Chester Springs. An artists’ reception with live music and refreshments will be held on Friday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. Hours on Saturday and Sunday are 10 to 5. All hours are open to the public free of charge. All paintings will be for sale. An art activity for children is planned for Saturday and Sunday as well as informal artist demonstrations.


  • News

    ‘Fallen from grace,’ Kathleen Kane seeks probation for perjury

    NORRISTOWN >> Saying Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane already has “fallen from grace,” suffered the loss of her career and carries the “stigma of a convicted felon,” her lawyer has asked a judge not to add to the punishment by incarcerating her for perjury and abuse of power convictions.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Ursinus College to break ground on science center

    COLLEGEVILLE >> Ursinus College will embark on a new era for science education and undergraduate student research with a $29 million Innovation and Discovery Center.

    Digital First Media|

  • Lifestyle

    The Table: BARCELONA, Spain— On the Iberian Peninsula

    Barcelona is one of the provinces of Catalonia in the Kingdom of Spain. It is the capital and largest city in Spain. Located on the Mediterranean Sea on the northeastern coast of the Iberian Peninsula, between the Besos and Llobregat Rivers. The Collserola mountain range borders the west.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Columns

    Welcome to my World: Graph Epitaphs

    Every summer that I can remember as a kid, Mom insisted Pop drive to visit the gravesites of both the Christman’s, in Lehigh County, and the Kohler’s, in Berks County. Mom also took us on walks to the family cemetery of the Siegfried’s, from Siegfriedsdale, located near our farm. In the early days of rural America, families were allowed burial plots near their home.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

  • Columns

    A Look Back in History: Interesting Folk Days rooted in Pennsylvania Dutch Farmers (pun intended)

    Pennsylvania Dutch rural folklore was important in providing Rhineland peasants with knowledge of becoming successful American farmers. Although most PA Deitsch folklore revolved around their religion, it is dubious that Grundsau Day (Groundhog Day) was purely an American idea. Perhaps it was a wise trick of a minister or public citizens in wanting to make local peasants aware they should be checking their farm equipment for the current spring planting. This myth about the hibernating...

    By Richard L.T. Orth|

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