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NUTRITION: Turmeric should take root in our diets

By LeeAnn Weintraub Special to Digital First Media|

Josh Shapiro looks back at time as Montgomery County commissioner

NORRISTOWN >> Josh Shapiro, discussing the diversity of Montgomery County, couldn’t stay put in his seat. ...

By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter|


  • Business

    Philly Fed CEO predicts 3 rate hikes in ‘17 during speech at area chamber event

    EAST WHITELAND >> The economy is strong enough to withstand interest rate hikes in 2017, according to the head of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank who on Thursday forecasted three for the year.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

  • News

    Area woman organizing food donation drive in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE >> An area woman has made it her goal to start the new year right by making sure local food pantries have their shelves stocked with supplies.

    By Digital First Media|

  • News

    Chester County goes with ‘home-grown talent’ with new hires

    WEST CHESTER >> Three new criminal investigators, each with a background in police work in Chester County, have been hired to fill vacancies in the Chester County Detectives office, the investigative arm of the District Attorney’s Office.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    SEVEN IN SEVEN: Pat Metheny, Jill Scott, a Winter Jawn, Kings of Leon and more

    Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

    By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Bridgeport man gets 12 to 24 years for Norristown murder

    NORRISTOWN >> A Bridgeport man was sentenced Wednesday to 12 to 24 years in state prison for what a Montgomery County judge and prosecutors called the “senseless” 2015 murder of Keithon Majors in Norristown.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter|

  • News

    Troopers collect millions in illegal drugs during last 3 months of 2016

    Pennsylvania State Police have collected $68 million worth of drugs over the course of 2016.

    Digital First Media|

  • News

    Royersford church, scientist team up to tackle climate change

    ROYERSFORD >> Katharine Hayhoe may have found the book that can help evangelical Christians skeptical of climate change begin to change their minds — the Bible.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Crime

    Royersford Police arrest suspect in credit union robbery

    ROYERSFORD >> A suspect sought for a robbery Tuesday of a credit union has been arrested, police said.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • Food

    THE BREWHOLDER: Karamoor Estate teams up with Goose Island for farmhouse style beer

    Collaboration brews — when 2 or more breweries work together to brew a single beer — have become more and more common over the past decade. What is less common is when a winery and a brewery come together to create a beer; but that is exactly what happened recently when Chicago-based Goose Island Beer Co. approached Montgomery County’s acclaimed Karamoor Estate with the idea to barrel age a beer in Karamoor’s wine casks. The result: a farmhouse style beer named...

    By Matt Brasch For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Creativity, celebrity tips and more at the Philly Home Show

    What’s your home improvement resolution this year?

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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