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Accused Skippack killer hints at diminished capacity defense

By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

$508 million worth of approved transportation projects in area

The list of projects approved by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission recently is long, represents hundreds of millions of dollars and is stretched over more than the next 10 years. ...

By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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  • General news

    $508 million worth of approved transportation projects in area

    The list of projects approved by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission recently is long, represents hundreds of millions of dollars and is stretched over more than the next 10 years.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Historical Society to present the History of Knitting

    TRAPPE — Visitors will have the chance to spend a Sunday afternoon learning about the history of knitting at the Dewees Museum on Aug. 10.

    Courtesy of the Historical Society of Trappe, Collegeville,Perkiomen Valley, Inc. |

  • Letters

    Investing in Pre-K will help reduce crime

    To the editor: The passage of the 2014-15 state budget included an important funding increase for future crime prevention – a $10 million increase for PA Pre-K Counts.

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  • Crime

    Burglars caught making brownies in Perkiomen Twp. home

    PERKIOMEN TWP. — Two 17-year-old male juveniles were apprehended within a residence they had broken into after they stopped to bake brownies, police said.

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  • Crime

    Phoenixville man kicks woman out of truck

    PHOENIXVILLE — A Phoenixville man who allegedly kicked a woman out of his pickup truck outside the Pickering Creek Inn on July 18 faces DUI and assault charges.

    By Stephen Harris sharris@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    2 charged with breaking into vehicles in Mont Clare

    UPPER PROVIDENCE — A township resident is credited with helping police locate two alleged car thieves.

    By Stephen Harris sharris@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Features/People

    PHOTOS: Soldier welcomed home in Limerick

    US Army PFC Jake Spear received a grand homecoming after his deployment overseas recently. Warriors Watch Riders, Hogs and Heroes Foundation and A Hero’s Welcome led the way as they escorted him from the Philadelphia Airport to his home in Limerick. Lazer Limo provided a free ride home for Spear.

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  • Theater

    Facetime Theatre presents ‘Tarzan the Stage Musical’

    Facetime Theatre’s Summer Stage II program will be the first in the area to present “Tarzan the Stage Musical” on Aug. 7 and 8 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 9 at 2 p.m. in the beautiful Lenfest Theatre in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center at Ursinus College. Tarzan the Stage Musical is based on Disney’s epic animated film and Edgar Rice Burrough’s story, “Tarzan of the Apes.”

    Courtesy of Facetime Theatre |

  • General news

    Trappe Ambulance purchases twin van-style ambulances

    Trappe Fire Co. No. 1 and Ambulance is pleased to announce the arrival of twins.

    By Gil Cohen For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    NRC mum about security problem at Limerick nuclear plant

    LIMERICK — The federal government has identified a security problem at Exelon’s Limerick Generating Station but because it’s a security matter, officials can’t say what it is.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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