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PHOTOS: Phoenixville gets in the Halloween spirit


Milne, Denham compete for 167th District

With the seat for the 167th House District up for grabs this election cycle, incumbent state Rep. Duane Milne, R-167, of Willistown, is attempting to defend his seat from his Democratic challenger, Joe Denham. ...

By Adam Farence @afarence on Twitter|


  • Opinion

    The Historian: More about cabbage

    It’s safe to say that in bygone years everyone who had a little ground cultivated a vegetable garden. Not only country folk, but many town dwellers had a fenced back yard garden, often a chicken pen, and maybe even a pig or two.

    By Robert Wood|

  • Opinion

    welcome to my world: Pennsylvania’s ‘Greene Country’

    “Trees” by Joyce Kilmer “I think that I shall never see

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist|

  • News

    WTIM: Music Around Town Oct. 26 edition

    What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.


  • Opinion

    Think about it: The cut flower culture

    “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”— Peter Drucker


  • News

    THE YANKEE CHEF: ‘Tis the season for some apple cider donuts

    These truly are fantastic, cake-like donuts (yes, DONUTS, not DOUGHNUTS) that almost have you welcoming the fall weather to come. A word of note, if you are using an electric mixer of any kind, add another ¾ cup flour. I also use Alpine brand cider mix, but any brand will do.

    By Jim Bailey The Yankee Chef |

  • News

    Ex-AG Kane faces up to 23 months in jail for perjury

    NORRISTOWN >> Finding former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s actions were “deliberate, calculated and vengeful,” a judge imposed a jail sentence against the onetime top law enforcer on perjury and abuse of power charges.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Crime

    Man jumps into Schuylkill river to evade police

    NORRISTOWN >> A wanted man was taken into custody after trying to elude police by jumping into the Schuylkill River Monday afternoon. Shortly before 3 p.m. Norristown Police say they received information that 25-year-old Randall Falana — a fugitive with warrants for his arrest out of Upper Merion and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office — was in the area of Main and Noble streets.

    Times Herald Staff|

  • News

    Royersford officials looking to determine cause of blaze

    ROYERSFORD >> What sparked a weekend blaze that sent one person to the hospital is still under investigation, authorities said Monday.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Business

    Spice it up with local beef jerky store at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets

    LIMERICK >> When it comes to the more than 200 varieties available at The Beef Jerky Outlet; the jerky may be dry but not the flavors. From lemon pepper beef to Cajun brisket, there’s a jerky spice for just about every meat lover.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter|

  • News

    SUV loses control at Rt. 422 off ramp in North Coventry

    NORTH COVENTRY >> Traffic was slowed on eastbound Route 422 Monday afternoon after an SUV ran off the road into a wooded area at the Keim Street off ramp. Two people suffered injuries but were treated at the scene, according to a report at the scene.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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