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AG: Montgomery County car dealerships violated consumer protection laws

NORRISTOWN >> The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General filed a lawsuit in Montgomery County Court Wednesday against three county car dealerships and their president, alleging deceptive business practices, selling cars at inflated prices and s...

By Dan Clark dclark@21st-centurymedia.com @Danclark08 on Twitter |

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    Phoenixville native hopes his ‘Hunger Games’ speaking part inspires local youth

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Phoenixville native Charles Kronmuller, a pilot by trade, recently found his way into the blockbuster franchise “The Hunger Games,” playing a pilot on the big screen.

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  • News

    Collegeville native begins service aboard advanced amphibious Naval warship

    A 2010 Hill School graduate and Collegeville native is serving aboard the USS New Orleans (LPD 18), one of the Navy’s newest and most advanced amphibious ships, designed to deliver Marines and their equipment to and from war zones.

    By Chris Laurent Chief Mass Communications Specialist, Navy Office of Community Outreach Public Affairs |

  • Crime

    Collegeville police seek help identifying knife-wielding Wawa robber

    COLLEGEVILLE >> The Collegeville Police Department is investigating a robbery at the Wawa located on E. Main Street, which occurred Sunday, March 22 at 3:35 p.m.

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  • News

    Board lobbies Harrisburg for fair funding formula

    ROYERSFORD >> Local school officials are urging lawmakers in Harrisburg to find a way to fund public education more fairly.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville School District to file eminent domain documents for property

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Officials in the Phoenixville Area School District are trying to finish buying up pieces of land needed to prepare for the new Early Learning Center and Elementary School construction project.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Pets

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    Max (dog) Max is a super friendly and playful 1- to 2-year-old dachshund mix. He loves playing with his toys, going for walks and exploring the yard. He is good with children and other dogs. Please contact Spay and Save at 610-279-9714 or spayandsavedogs@comcast.net, or visit www.spayandsave.org for more information.

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  • News

    Montgomery County Commissioners approve contract to begin text to 911 program

    NORRISTOWN >> In May, those unable to call for help in Montgomery County will be able to text for it.

    By Dan Clark dclark@21st-centurymedia.com @Danclark08 on Twitter |

  • News

    Graterford inmate sentenced to county jail for throwing liquid at corrections officer

    NORRISTOWN >> A Philadelphia man serving time at State Correctional Institute Graterford in Skippack for rape and robbery will go straight to county jail when his state sentence is complete.

    By Dan Clark dclark@21st-centurymedia.com @Danclark08 on Twitter |

  • News

    Traveling exhibit recounts Pennhurst history

    WEST GOSHEN >> The complex and often tragic history of the Pennhurst State School and Hospital, located in East Vincent, is recalled in a traveling exhibit now on display at the Chester County Government Services center in West Goshen.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Business

    Vita Bella restaurant opens in Oaks Shopping Center

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> If you’ve been planning an eating trip to Italy, you may want to reconsider your intentions after visiting Vita Bella Pizzeria & Restaurant, where the proprietors are thoughtfully bringing Italy to you.

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