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

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

    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 |

  • News

    RSVP of Montgomery County’s Help on Call program makes aging easier

    Getting old isn’t for sissies! Aging can be extremely difficult. Health becomes a major factor in living a good life well after retirement, as does financial stability.

    Courtesy of RSVP of Montgomery County |

  • News

    Early-morning crash in Upper Providence leaves one dead

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> A one-vehicle crash on South Lewis Road early Thursday morning left one person dead after the vehicle struck a tree, police said.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • Opinion

    On Inauguration Day, campaign rhetoric meets governing reality for Wolf

    We congratulate Tom Wolf on becoming Governor of Pennsylvania. Today is the day where campaign rhetoric meets governing reality — simple math will challenge the unaffordable promises that Governor Wolf made on the campaign trail. Gov. Wolf will face the reality that you can grow the government or you can grow the economy, but you can’t grow both.

    By Matthew J. Brouillette Courtesy of the Commonwealth Foundation |

  • Opinion

    Keystone Pipeline: Foreign profits, American risk

    Media coverage of the Keystone XL pipeline is coalescing around a single narrative. It goes like this: environmentalists oppose the pipeline because of climate change concerns, and U.S. construction companies support the pipeline because it creates jobs.

    By Katherine McFate Courtesy of the American Forum |

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