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Ex-troop leader for Upper Providence Scouts accused of $10K theft

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

U.S. Geological Survey says minor quake felt outside Downingtown area

DOWNINGTOWN >> The United States Geological Survey recorded a minor earthquake Sunday evening a short distance outside the Downingtown borough. ...

By Michael N. Price mprice@21st-centurymedia.com @MikePriceWrites on Twitter |

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  • News

    Report: Pennsylvania must improve its highway safety laws

    Pennsylvania is “advancing but has numerous gaps in its highway safety laws” that result in preventable deaths, injuries and costs, according to a newly issued report.

    By Michael Goldberg mgoldberg@21st-centurymedia.com @mg_thereporter on Twitter |

  • Business

    Valley Forge National Historical Park looks to rent commercial space in historic buildings

    UPPER MERION >> How would you feel about heading over to Valley Forge National Historical Park for a double shot cappuccino and a blueberry scone — in a quaint café setting where memories fairly resonate off the walls?

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-centurymedia.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

  • News

    Montco serial killer’s death sentence upheld by state Supreme Court

    HARRISBURG >> A Montgomery County serial killer’s conviction and death sentence have been upheld by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court with a harshly worded opinion that criticized the killer’s federal defenders.

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

  • Music

    Perkiomen Valley HS freshman to perform with HONOR Jan. 31 in Spring City

    For Emma Cullen, music is about the act of creating and performing. It’s about the camaraderie with her fellow musicians. It’s not a competition.

    By Craig Ostroff For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Phoenixville man starts sentence early in child porn case

    WEST CHESTER >> A Phoenixville man who had originally faced more than 100 charges of possession of child pornography was on Tuesday formally sentenced to jail on a lesser number of counts, a sentence he had voluntarily begun serving earlier this month.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Business

    Wawa offering customers rewards through new app

    DELAWARE COUNTY >> Want a way to get something for free at Wawa?

    By Kathleen Carey kcarey@21st-centurymedia.com |

  • Business

    Valley Forge Casino’s slot revenue is up over last year

    UPPER MERION >> Valley Forge Casino Resort’s slot machines saw a bigger upsurge last year than any other casino that isn’t near an ocean, beach or boardwalk.

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-centurymedia.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

  • News

    Upper Providence OKs zoning changes for Valley Forge Baptist Temple properties

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> By a 2-0 vote, the township supervisors on Tuesday adopted an ordinance to reclassify the zoning of three adjacent parcels.

    By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Kane grand jury wants to narrow Pa. journalist Shield Law

    NORRISTOWN >> The statewide grand jury that investigated alleged leaks of grand jury information by Attorney General Kathleen Kane is asking state legislators to narrow the Pennsylvania Shield Law that presently protect journalists from revealing confidential sources.

    By Dan Clark dclark@21st-centurymedia.com @Danclark08 on Twitter |

  • Politics

    Rafferty bill to extend ignition interlock devices clears Senate panel

    HARRISBURG >> The Senate Transportation Committee has approved legislation intended to reduce drunk driving offenses by making ignition interlock requirements mandatory for certain first-time offenders with high blood alcohol levels, while at the same time reducing suspension requirements in certain lesser cases.

    By Digital First Staff |

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