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Spring-Ford board debates ending student class ranking

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

The Pocono Mountains & West

The Pocono Mountains are located entirely within Pennsylvania and are a part of the Allegheny Plateau. Mostly called the Poconos and situated between the Delaware River and Delaware Water Gap to the east – surrounded by the Wyoming Valley, Lak...

By Bette Banjack|


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    Reflections: Waiting for a cancer cure is like waiting for Godot

    We have been waiting for a cure for cancer for what seems an eternity.

    By Mike Zielinski Columnist|

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    Lane closures scheduled on Route 422 next week

    Intermittent lane closures are scheduled to begin next week on Route 422.

    Digital First Media|

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    Grand opening held for Luxor luxury apartments, Norristown

    NORRISTOWN >> Luxury apartment living in the municipality made its debut in style Wednesday at the grand opening of the Luxor Lifestyle Apartments on Sandy Hill Road.

    By Oscar Gamble @OGamble_TH on Twitter|

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    Emergency responders face added perils on turnpike

    When 38-year-old David Good, volunteer firefighter with the Lionville Fire Co., responded to an accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on March 9, 1998, he expected that after the emergency, he would be returning to the fire station.

    By Gil Cohen Special to the Daily Local News|

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    WCU alumnus to volunteer with Peace Corps in Madagascar

    WEST CHESTER >> A recent West Chester University graduate has volunteered to spend more than two and a half years volunteering for the Peace Corps in Madagascar.

    By Adam Farence @afarence on Twitter|

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    Police ask public for help to identify theft suspects

    TREDYFFRIN >> Police have asked for the public’s help to identify two suspects believed to be involved in a theft that occurred on Dec. 26 at the Paoli Radio Shack store.

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    A look back at history: The PA Dutch ‘Grossa Schrank’ that brought one million dollars

    Part 1 In studying early American folk art, there is no shortage of folk art documents and designs that express pioneer immigrants’ gratitude for reaching America at a time when many individuals still feared the world was flat, or worse, that dragons still lurked in the troubled ocean currents to tend their lives. Crossing the vast Atlantic Ocean at the mercy of a Sea captain’s nautical skill, thousands of Europeans expressed their faith in God, and thereby...

    By Richard L.T. Orth|

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    President’s Inauguration Firsts, Traditions, and More: Part 1

    In America, the day of our presidential oath-taking is called “Inauguration Day,” when a president is sworn into office, making an oath or affirmation, required by the U.S. Constitution.

    By Carole Christman Koch|

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    St. Teresa of Calcutta’s 3rd-graders seek unity pledge from all 50 states

    LIMERICK >> As President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take the oath of office Friday, it’s not hard to find discussions about how divided the nation is. PBS is even airing a two-part Frontline series named “Divided America” as the Trump era begins.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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    Spring-Ford tax collectors balk at proposed pay cuts

    ROYERSFORD >> Tax collectors in Royersford and Spring City were up in arms Tuesday night over a proposed resolution they said dramatically cuts their pay. While on paper it looks like they’re getting a raise, in reality they say there are fewer bills to collect than in years past, meaning their pay will be cut. Plus they’d be getting a smaller base salary to run their operation.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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