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Rogers family, owners of Grandview Speedway, injured in car crash in Daytona Beach

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Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane has August trial date for alleged perjury charge

NORRISTOWN >> Embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s trial on perjury-related charges will get under way with jury selection on Aug. 8, a judge ruled on Friday. ...

By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

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    Judge rejects Cosby request to disqualify D.A. Kevin Steele from case

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County Court Judge Steven T. O’Neill ruled Wednesday that District Attorney Kevin Steele will not be disqualified from the Bill Cosby prosecution, and a preliminary hearing date has been set for March 8.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    PAHS Marching Band to host 2nd annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser

    The Phoenixville High School Marching Band is hosting their second annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser on Sunday, March 13. Last year, they raised more than $3,000 with this unique, one-day fundraising program, and this year their goal is to beat that number. The fundraiser will be held in the high school gym from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar Feb. 7

    Event Submissions: Send to ldillon@berksmontnews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject.

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  • News

    PCHF currently accepting Greater Phoenixville Healthcare Scholarship applications

    Applications for the Greater Phoenixville Healthcare Scholarship are currently being accepted by The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation. Since 1995, this program has awarded more than 100 scholarships to high school graduates who are pursuing careers within the healthcare professions within the greater Phoenixville region.

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  • News

    Montgomery County judge denies Bill Cosby’s request to dismiss sex assault charges

    NORRISTOWN >> A Montgomery County judge has denied a request made by Bill Cosby’s lawyers to dismiss sexual assault charges.

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  • News

    Spring-Ford committee to review transportation policy

    ROYERSFORD >> After nearly a year’s worth of public complaints claiming the district transportation policy needs an overhaul, school officials say they are willing to take a hard look at ways to make changes.

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

  • News

    Chester County judge’s order in ‘teen-lifer’ cases disputed

    west chester >> A Common Please Court judge has issued orders in three of the “teen lifer” cases in Chester County that appear on their face to give the men an avenue towards winning their freedom from state prison.

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

  • Trials

    Bill Cosby hearing at Montgomery County Courthouse is the biggest show in town

    NORRISTOWN >> The three rings of the circus at the Montgomery County Courthouse Tuesday were Bill Cosby, Bruce L. Castor Jr. and the news media.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Trials

    Ex Montgomery County DA Castor: ‘Mr. Cosby was not getting prosecuted, ever’

    NORRISTOWN >> Appearing confident in his 2005 decision to not prosecute entertainer Bill Cosby for alleged sexual assault, former Montgomery County District Attorney Bruce L. Castor Jr. testified Tuesday there were evidentiary problems with the case.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Entertainment

    Taste for craft spirits rising across Philadelphia region

    A sweet fragrance permeates the room as you walk into the Manatawny Still Works, as the art of distilling craft spirits is underway right before your eyes. Four rows of large, aging wooden barrels rest stacked on top of each other toward the back of the room, behind a wooden bar and small seating area. On the left are three tall, steel and copper, cylindrical distilling kettles, connected by a web of piping, on a concrete floor. Quick to welcome you at the door is Piper, the Pottstown...

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

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