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Teacher’s aide at Conestoga High School allegedly had sexual relationship with student

By Lucas Rodgers lrodgers@21st-centurymedia.com @LucasMRodgers on Twitter |

Krupp seeks lesser sentence for torching neighbor’s home

NORRISTOWN >> A Lower Pottsgrove woman dubbed “the neighbor from hell” by a judge who sent her to prison for torching her neighbor’s home says her sentence was excessive and based too much on the impact to the victim. ...

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

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  • Entertainment

    Flutist Emily Newbold to perform with St. John’s Providence Chamber Orchestra

    St. John’s Lutheran Church, 355 St. John’s Circle, Phoenixville, presents The Providence Chamber Orchestra, its resident ensemble, in concert on Sunday, April 24, at 4 p.m. Performed will be Franz Schubert’s Rosamunde Overture, D. 644; Symphony No. 2 in Eb by Charles Gounod; and Franz Joseph Haydn’s Flute Concerto in Eb featuring Emily Newbold as soloist.

    St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church |

  • News

    Pottstown man sent to prison for role in tri-county burglary spree

    NORRISTOWN >> A former Pottstown man who once was one of Montgomery County’s most wanted fugitives is headed to state prison after he admitted to participating in a serial burglary ring that targeted homes in Montgomery, Chester and Berks counties.

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

  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Bridget (dog) Bridget is a young Chihuahua mix, weighing about 10 pounds. She was found as a stray and is now ready to find her forever home. Bridget is an active and smart girl who would love to cuddle up with you after a nice walk in the park. She would bring a lot of fun to any household and would make a great companion. Visit our website at www.spayandsave.org to fill out an online application and see all the other dogs and cats available for adoption.

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  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE - Tennessee: ‘The Volunteer State’

    The state of Tennessee is dominated to the east by the Appalachian Mountains with the Mississippi River as the western border. Initially, it was a part of North Carolina and the Southwest Territory.

    By Bette Banjack THE TABLE |

  • Columns

    Think About It: Big thoughts on small talk

    “Small talk is the biggest talk we do.” - Susan RoAne

    Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar April 24

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

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  • News

    Accidental fire in Limerick caused $65,000 in damage

    LIMERICK >> Authorities say Sunday’s fire inside a township home that caused approximately $65,000 in damage was an accident.

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

  • News

    Spring-Ford budget deficit drops, tax hike still likely

    ROYERSFORD >> As the school year winds down, Spring-Ford Area School District officials have begun ramping up budget talks. So far the district has managed to cut its projected budget deficit in half, but the hope of a zero-percent tax increase still may not be in the cards this year, officials say.

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

  • News

    Phoenixville school board seeks help in naming new schools

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The Phoenixville Area School Board is seeking the public’s help in naming its two newest school buildings and the road leading to them.

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

  • Residential fires

    No injuries in Limerick house fire; cause under investigation

    Limerick >> An attic inside a 2½-story home caught fire early Sunday afternoon. No one was injured.

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

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