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Saxton: Phoenixville’s Aquilante sweeps GTS opener in St. Petersburg

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Southeastern Pennsylvania district attorneys support restoring mandatory sentences

NORRISTOWN >> Saying they “keep dangerous criminals off the streets,” district attorneys from southeastern Pennsylvania joined forces Friday to call for legislators to restore mandatory minimum sentences for violent offenders. ...

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

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  • Protests and demonstrations

    VIDEO: More than 100 stage rally at Rep. Ryan Costello’s office urging him to vote no on ACA repeal

    More than 100 residents picketed Rep. Ryan Costello’s West Chester office at noon Friday, urging the Congressman to oppose the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

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  • News

    Bike Chester County to host public meeting March 23

    WEST WHITELAND >> Bike Chester County, a local bicycle advocacy group in Chester County, is hosting a public meeting this Thursday, March 23, at the West Whiteland Township Building from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to inform the public about bicycle and pedestrian projects happening in Chester County.

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  • News

    Phoenixville teacher surprised with teaching award by Eagles’ Brian Westbrook

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Dedication and hard work are two things to be admired, especially when it comes to education.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: More than plants at the Philadelphia Flower Show

    Each year I go to the Philadelphia Flower Show with hope in my heart. This is not because I am pining for green, growing things and fragrant flowers. It’s because I hope that behind all the grandeur and amazement that is the Flower Show, I will find something that informs and inspires me. In all the years I’ve attended, it never occurred to me that I might find something that touched my heart.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Food

    Soup’s on! Celebrate spring with five fresh recipes

    After a warm February and snowy March, it’s officially spring ­­‑ a time when chefs eagerly await tendrils, shoots and other tempting ingredients for seasonal soups.

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  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: A peach pudding to welcome Spring

    I think this “pudding” is out of this world. It reminds me of a chocolate pudding cake.....moist and decadent. To me, it is a mixture of the New England Cobbler and a Buckle. This classic is usually prepared using a sugar syrup that is poured over the top, but I find the natural sweetness of peaches and oranges is far superior, sorry Tennessee purists.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • News

    Pottstown woman admits embezzling $1M from furniture business

    Philadelphia >> A Pottstown woman faces over four decades in prison after she pleaded guilty to embezzling her company, the United States Department of Justice announced Tuesday.

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  • News

    Spring-Ford officials squabble over expansion price ahead of town hall

    ROYERSFORD >> Just days before they’re set to hold a town hall meeting to discuss the proposed $10 million high school expansion project, Spring-Ford Area School Board members were still squabbling over the estimated price tag.

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

  • News

    Boyertown student sues school district over same-sex locker room

    BOYERTOWN >> A high school student and his parents have sued the Boyertown Area School District claiming the district’s new transgender policy violated his right to privacy.

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  • News

    In taped testimony East Norriton man, now deceased, tells jury neighbor assaulted him

    NORRISTOWN >> Three weeks before he died, a 96-year-old East Norriton man provided sworn testimony that his neighbor assaulted him on the driveway of his home as he went outside to retrieve his morning newspaper.

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

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