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LOWMAN S. HENRY: Black-robed blunder: Judges now writing laws

By Lowman S. Henry Columnist|

JOHN C. MORGAN: The power of free speech

Long ago and not so far away I started working as a journalist on a daily Ohio newspaper. I had just graduated with a master’s degree in philosophy. What does a graduate degree in philosophy get you other than walking around asking lots of que...



  • Entertainment

    300+ performances scheduled over a week and a half with Musikfest 2017 in Bethlehem

    It’s the 34th year for Musikfest Aug. 4-13 in the City of Bethlehem.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    Several Chesco bus drivers earn awards at bus driver safety contest

    Staff Report State College>>Under sunshine and blue skies, professional school bus drivers from across Pennsylvania competed in the 41st Annual Pennsylvania School Bus Driver Safety Competition. This year’s event took place on June 23 and June 24 at the Mount Nittany Middle School in State College. A total of 90 drivers from across Pennsylvania competed in this year’s competition (73 conventional and 17 transit drivers). The top public and private driver in each...


  • Crime

    Police seek Norristown Citizens Bank robbery suspect

    NORRISTOWN >> Police are searching for the man who robbed the Citizens Bank, 101 W. Main St., at approximately 9:37 a.m. Tuesday morning.

    Digital First Media|

  • News

    Woman sent to prison for kidnapping baby at King of Prussia mall

    NORRISTOWN >> Saying it’s “every parent’s worst fear,” a judge sent a Chester County woman to state prison on charges she kidnapped a baby from its mother at the King of Prussia Plaza in Upper Merion and then tried to conceal the baby’s whereabouts.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Judge shuts down all Mariner East 2 pipeline drilling across Pennsylvania

    WEST GOSHEN >> One day after a judge halted construction on the Mariner East 2 pipeline in West Goshen, another judge has shut down drilling operations for the project across all of Pennsylvania.

    By Bill Rettew Jr.|

  • News

    Baker bound for court in ‘sucker punch’ case

    WEST CHESTER >> Saying his client wants to put the matter that made his name synonymous with the bullying of people with disabilities to rest, the attorney for “sucker punch” suspect Barry Robert Baker Jr. on Tuesday waived a scheduled preliminary hearing on the criminal charges against him.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Friends of missing Malvern woman continue to search for her

    CHARLESTOWN >> Anna Bronislawa Maciejewska’s friends say she wouldn’t up and leave, and they are determined to find her.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter|

  • Health

    American Red Cross seeks blood, platelet donations; locations announced in Bucks, Delco, Chesco and Montco

    PHILADELPHIA — Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, but there continues to be a critical summer blood shortage. Eligible donors of all types are urgently needed.

    Submitted by the American Red Cross|

  • Food

    FOOD: Heavenly hummus

    In parts of the Middle East, there is a topic that garners hours of lively debate at the table. Not politics. Not soccer, either. It’s hummus, that creamy staple of pureed chickpeas mixed with sesame paste, olive oil and lemon juice. What is the ideal consistency — smooth and fluffy or rough and chunky? Should it be served warm or cold? With what condiments? And, most importantly, where is the best hummusia?

    By Jessica Yadegaran Bay Area News Group|

  • Entertainment

    Enjoying some newfound success, Pinegrove will perform at XPN Fest

    In less than a decade, the indie alternative rock band “Pinegrove” is on the rise.

    By Rob Nagy For Digital First Media|

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