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Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown wants you to vote to name their jaguar cubs

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Upper Providence man jailed for indecent assault of underage girl

NORRISTOWN >> An Upper Providence man has state prison time and more than two decades of court supervision in his future for having indecent contact with a girl who was under the age of 13. ...

By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|


  • Business

    New anchor store — Gabe’s — opening Saturday at Coventry Mall

    North Coventry >> When the new Gabe’s store opens at the Coventry Mall on Saturday — it will represent the culmination of nearly a year of work by mall owner Pennmark Management Co.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Have you heard of ‘Graeme of Thrones’?

    Bring the beat back Santander Performing Arts Center: Catch international percussion sensation “Stomp” at 7:30 p.m. March 24 at 136 N. Sixth St., Reading. Tickets range from $35.50-$125. Go to or call (610) 898-7299.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Business

    Brandywine Flight School’s new owner takes new pilots under his wing

    WEST GOSHEN >> Be passionate about your work and every day is a dream. That is the philosophy adopted by Stephen Richards, who a year ago retired from his job and took ownership of Brandywine Flight School.

    By Pete Bannan @petebannan on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Wonderful wall designs using antiques

    Integrating antiques, vintage items, and family heirlooms into a home’s interior design aesthetic spark memories and bring dazzle to a room. Don’t be afraid to place something old alongside of something new and contemporary. While there are traditional ways to decorate all four walls of a room like with paintings, prints, wreaths and the like, there are also some non-traditional solutions that can make your walls wonderful.

    By Dr. Lori Verderame|

  • News

    West Pottsgrove man jailed for illegal gun sale to gang member

    NORRISTOWN >> A West Pottsgrove man, described by authorities as an associate of a Pottstown gang member, is headed to state prison for the illegal transfer of a firearm to that gang member.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Cause of Lower Providence fire undetermined but not suspicious in nature

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> Fire investigators say the cause of an afternoon blaze that tore through a home in the first block of Level Road Sunday remains undetermined, but is not suspicious, according to a press release issued by the township.

    By Oscar Gamble @OGamble_TH on Twitter|

  • News

    DA: Ex-pastor to plead guilty in rape case

    WEST CHESTER >> The former pastor at a Uwchlan megachurch intends to enter a guilty plea to criminal charges brought in the case of a teenager he allegedly raped and impregnated, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Group seeks support to tackle Pa. gerrymandering

    POTTSTOWN >> In an effort to combat what it calls “voter suppression” and change what it claims is a rigged election system, an advocacy group was recently in Pottstown looking to generate support.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Tulip Time in Holland and Philadelphia

    On the average the weather has been relatively mild so far this winter.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • News

    Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of March 12

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