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Perkiomen Valley, Phoenixville students awarded for Schuylkill River protection efforts

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Bill Cosby takes appeal to state Supreme Court in alleged sex assault case

NORRISTOWN >> Entertainer Bill Cosby has asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to halt his upcoming preliminary hearing on alleged sexual assault charges and to review a county judge’s pretrial ruling in the case. ...

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

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    Montgomery County prosecutors call AG Kane’s claim of vindictive prosecution ‘frivolous’

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County prosecutors maintain embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane’s claim that she is the victim of “selective and vindictive prosecution” is frivolous and not a basis on which to dismiss the alleged perjury charges she’s facing.

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

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    Brooke Elementary to dedicate completed mosaic project

    Art students and staff at Brooke Elementary School, Royersford, recently completed a hand made ceramic mosaic for their school. The students have been working with their art teacher, Mrs. Susan Witts, and professional Philadelphia-based mosaic artist Jessica Gorlin Liddell. They used images that began with the historical background of the school site - a land grant from William Penn. They progressed to the present and into the Future. This project is a “commemorative” mural...

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    Author and educator Paul Breon presents educational program on history of etiquette

    Visit Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, May 21 at 1 p.m. for a presentation by local author and educator, Paul Breon, on “Yesterday’s Rules of Behavior Redefined for Today’s Families.” This is a free program.

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    Trump’s tweet about Downingtown causes controversy

    DOWNINGTOWN >> Shortly after he left his controversial rally in West Chester Monday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump tweeted an image of the old Sonoco paper mill in Downingtown, causing more controversy on his way out of the area.

    By Adam Farence afarence@21st-centurymedia.com @afarence on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Ireland, revisited

    Ireland is an island located in the North Atlantic and is about the size of Maine. It is separated from Great Britain to the east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea and St. George’s Channel. Ireland is the second largest island of the British Isles and the third largest in Europe.

    By Bette Banjack THE TABLE |

  • Columns

    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Dr. Lori’s Kid Collectors

    At my public antiques appraisal events held at venues nationwide, many of my audience members are kids. Some of these kids remind me of my childhood. I was a kid who spent many a weekend touring local flea markets and yard sales with my dad. My dad liked to look for old tools and military objects and he taught me about them. But, the kids that come to my events collect all types of objects from fine art to movie memorabilia and more. Young people are very keen collectors. They know...

    By Dr. Lori Verderame Columnist |

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar May 1

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

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    Spring-Ford district reviews modernized learning plans

    ROYERSFORD >> In an effort to engage students and create a modernized learning environment, the Spring-Ford Area School District is doubling down on the use of technology inside the classroom.

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

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    REPLAY: What’s happening around town on Primary Election Day

    We were out and about all day checking on voters and what’s happening during this Primary Election Day in Pennsylvania. Here is what it looked like

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    Cosby faces May 24 preliminary hearing for alleged sex assault

    NORRISTOWN >> One day after a state court threw out Bill Cosby’s appeal of a judge’s pretrial ruling, officials on Tuesday set a May preliminary hearing date for the entertainer who his accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his Cheltenham home more than a decade ago.

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

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