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Saxton: Pocono Raceway in good hands with Igdalsky as CEO

By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media|

Fingerprint left on wine bottle leads to Skippack burglar

NORRISTOWN >> When he left his fingerprints on a wine bottle in the home he was burglarizing, a Skippack Township man left a calling card that led state police right to his doorstep. ...

By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|


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    East Whiteland officials pull support for $1 million development grant

    East Whiteland>>On July 13, the East Whiteland Township Board of Supervisors voted to withdraw previous support given for a state grant that would advance a partial remediation plan and residential development of the Bishop Tube site, a highly contaminated, 13 acre site located in the town. The new township letter seeks to assert that the township is now taking a neutral stance on a $1,000,000 grant being pursued from the industrial sites reuse program. The township originally wrote...

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    Chester County man loses 100 pounds and gets fit

    LONDON GROVE >> Ian Harding grew up as an overweight child. He endured some levels of bullying when he was young and admitted that he never wanted to run unless he was being pushed to do so.

    By Chris Barber|

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    Dinniman calls for halt to all Mariner East 2 pipeline construction

    WEST CHESTER >> State Sen. Andy Dinniman, D-19, called upon the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to halt horizontal directional drilling associated with the Mariner East 2 pipeline following reports of water quality issues in proximity to the pipeline route in Uwchlan and West Whiteland townships. Dinniman said unreliable data was used to identify private wells during the DEP permitting process.

    By Bill Rettew Jr.|

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    Marijuana extract gives ‘Hope’ to girl with seizures

    It’s 4 a.m. and you’re standing by helplessly while your six-week old is having seizures — it’s every parent’s nightmare.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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    Pottstown Half Marathon returns for third yar

    POTTSTOWN >> The Pottstown Half Marathon returned Saturday for its third year and runners were giving it their all.

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    ‘The Blob’ takes over Phoenixville for the weekend

    PHOENXIVILLE >> Sixty years after screen icon Steve McQueen saved an entire town from being eaten alive by a giant, red, gelatinous monster, Blobfest oozed into Phoenixville again. Events ran all weekend long to celebrate Phoenixville’s part in the legendary cult film, “The Blob.”

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media|

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    Summer exhibit highlights overlooked world of science outside

    “Who loves summer?,” asked George Gephart, the President and CEO of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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    EAT & DRINK: Beer lovers’ alert; dine at the farm and more

    Calling all beer lovers! Wet your whistle at several new spots like Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company’s Borough Brewhouse in Jenkintown.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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    Man charged in sucker-punch incident now charged with flight

    WEST CHESTER >> The Chester County District Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday a criminal complaint against Barry Baker Jr. for flight to avoid apprehension after he allegedly led law enforcement on a two-week manhunt.

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    Sunoco stops drilling until water issues are resolved

    WEST WHITELAND >> After hearing assurances from Sunoco and the township that their drinking water had tested safe, about 160 concerned residents at Thursday’s special meeting on water learned that Mariner East 2 Pipeline drilling had stopped until all water issues are resolved, according to Jeff Shields of the Sunoco public relations department.

    By Bill Rettew|

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