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Phoenixville teacher surprised with teaching award by Eagles’ Brian Westbrook

By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

FROM THE GROUND UP: More than plants at the Philadelphia Flower Show

Each year I go to the Philadelphia Flower Show with hope in my heart. This is not because I am pining for green, growing things and fragrant flowers. It’s because I hope that behind all the grandeur and amazement that is the Flower Show, I will...

By Pamela Baxter|


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    Pottstown woman admits embezzling $1M from furniture business

    Philadelphia >> A Pottstown woman faces over four decades in prison after she pleaded guilty to embezzling her company, the United States Department of Justice announced Tuesday.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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    Spring-Ford officials squabble over expansion price ahead of town hall

    ROYERSFORD >> Just days before they’re set to hold a town hall meeting to discuss the proposed $10 million high school expansion project, Spring-Ford Area School Board members were still squabbling over the estimated price tag.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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    Boyertown student sues school district over same-sex locker room

    BOYERTOWN >> A high school student and his parents have sued the Boyertown Area School District claiming the district’s new transgender policy violated his right to privacy.

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    In taped testimony East Norriton man, now deceased, tells jury neighbor assaulted him

    NORRISTOWN >> Three weeks before he died, a 96-year-old East Norriton man provided sworn testimony that his neighbor assaulted him on the driveway of his home as he went outside to retrieve his morning newspaper.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Snow may fizzle, but economic costs are high

    If April showers bring May flowers, what do March snowstorms bring?

    By Alex Rose @arosedelco on Twitter|

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    Area GOP Reps voting to roll back restrictions aiming to keep guns out of hands of the mentally ill

    WASHINGTON >> A rule adopted by the Obama administration last year aimed at restricting gun purchases by veterans deemed to be mentally incompetent to manage their benefits took an important step toward being rolled back last week with the help of votes from three area Republican Congressmen.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    DANCE: Metropolitan Ballet celebrates dance, music with annual collaborations performance

    The studio pulsated with the scurry of ballet slippers sashaying across the floor at the Metropolitan Ballet Company headquarters in Jenkintown. A group of young dancers, moved gracefully from one beautiful movement to the next as a recording of Faurè’s Pavane in F-sharp minor, Op. 50, performed by the Settlement Music School, fills the room.

    By Jarreau Freeman For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Everlasting fashion

    Through July 9, you can check out “Phulkari: The Embroidered Textiles of Punjab from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection.”

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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    CONCERT PREVIEW: Springfield’s Jeff Coon brings The Summer Club back to Manayunk

    The Summer Club, an ensemble that performs big band hits, returns to Venice Island Performing Arts Center on April 3rd as part of their Mondays in Manayunk series. This performance will feature the group’s founder Jeff Coon as well as special guest Krissy Fraelich, both Springfield residents.

    By Fern Brodkin For Digital First Media|

  • Business

    Chester County home sales take a dip

    Home sales in Chester County saw declines in February in both the numbers sold and their selling prices, a report released Friday found.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

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