In Other News

Phoenixville schools committee hears tax impact of new school project

By Frank Otto |

Drop in PSSA scores worries school board

LIMERICK — Superintendent David Goodin and Director of Curriculum and Instruction Keith Floyd gave a presentation on standardized test scores of Spring-Ford Area School District students in last week’s board workshop meeting. ...

By Frank Otto |


  • Crime

    Skippack teen convicted of 1st degree murder in death of Royersford girlfriend

    Norristown — A Montgomery County judge has determined that a Skippack teenager acted with intent and malice when he fatally stabbed his girlfriend during an argument in a Skippack park last year.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. |

  • General news

    Tristan Stahly found guilty of murder in girlfriend’s death

    NORRISTOWN — A judge has found Tristan Stahley, 18, of Skippack, guilty of first-degree murder in connection to his girlfriend Julianne Siller’s stabbing death in May 2013. Judge William R. Carpenter handed down his verdict Monday morning after a stipulated bench trial.

    By Digital First Media Staff |

  • General news

    PV Post Prom partners with Impact Thrift Stores for clothing donation fundraiser

    The PV Post Prom Committee is partnering again with Impact Thrift Stores for the upcoming fall clothing drive, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 26, at Perkiomen Valley High School, located at 509 Gravel Pike in Collegeville.

    Courtesy of Perkiomen Valley School District |

  • General news

    Pennypacker Mills to host All Hallow’s Eve Fall Festival

    With the changing of the seasons, bring the entire family to Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 1 to 4 p.m. and experience a very Victorian All Hallow’s Eve Fall Festival.

    Courtesy of Pennypacker Mills |

  • Government and politics

    Corbett announces grant funding for Skippack water line work

    SKIPPACK — State grant funding has been announced that will connect a stretch of homes in Skippack Township with public water lines in an area where contaminated water wells were first found more than a decade ago.

    By Dan Sokil |

  • General news

    New teacher contract approved for Spring-Ford

    LIMERICK — Almost two years after negotiations began and with one full year working under an expired contract, a state mediator’s proposal was approved as the basis for a new contract for Spring-Ford Area School District’s teachers.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Distributor of synthetic drugs to Montco stores is headed to jail

    norristown >> An Allentown man has jail in his future after he admitted to running a business involved in the illegal distribution of synthetic drugs and drug paraphernalia, primarily to gas stations and convenience stores in Montgomery and Lehigh counties.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. |

  • General news

    Rainy weather causes crash in Limerick Thursday

    Slick roads due to Thursday’s rainy weather reportedly caused an accident in Limerick.

    By Marian Dennis |

  • General news

    Limerick agrees to revise sewer line deal

    Limerick — The township and a developer digging sewer laterals who ran into some difficulty during the installation have come to an agreement on how best to move forward.

    By Frank Otto |

  • Features/People

    Upper Schuylkill Valley Park hosts monarch butterfly release

    Upper Schuylkill Valley Park hosted its annual monarch butterfly release Sept. 13. The event includes educational programs and allows visitors a chance to interact with the monarchs. Once released, the butterflies migrate south for the winter.


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