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PHOTOS: Dogwood Pageant crowns 2017 queen


Ambler man convicted of double-murder, sentenced to life

NORRISTOWN >> A 20-year-old Ambler man stood stone-faced as a jury determined he acted with a “specific intent to kill” when he fatally shot his mother and her boyfriend as they lay defenseless, sleeping in bed. ...

By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|


  • Entertainment

    JAZZ: Twenty jazz sets of different styles, all within walking distance, at CC Jazz Fest

    “People often ask me if jazz is dead, meanwhile the past Center City Jazz Festivals have sold out in advance. Good music is alive and well in Philly. We benefit from having a great number of talented musicians in the area, and many attendees return yearly to see them,” said Center City Jazz Festival founder and artistic director Ernest Stuart.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    RESTAURANTS: Mistral KOP now serving its signature cuisine at the mall

    The depth of King of Prussia’s dining scene continues to grow.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Festivities mark the 82nd NFL Draft; Civil War Re-enactment; festivals, art, music and more

    Ode to olive oil College of Physicians: Discover the tastes, travels and science behind olive oil with “The Sense-sational World of Olive Oil” 6 to 8:30 p.m. May 2. Events include olive oil tasting; a small plate reception; wine, beer and specialty olive oil cocktails; science demonstrations led by Monell Scientists; presentations on “What is Oleocanthal and Why Should I Care?,” “Virgin Territory?” and “Press On!” and a...

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Food

    FOOD: Celebrating asparagus — a sure sign of spring

    On a warm, sunny afternoon earlier this month, Bob Lange surveyed a three-quarter acre field and said, “Yeah, they’re coming.” Then he bent down, cut a spear and enjoyed his first asparagus of the season.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Victoria Wyeth to speak on Andrew Wyeth’s life and works

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Victoria Wyeth, the only grandchild of renowned Chadds Ford artist Andrew Wyeth, is lecturing on her late grandfather’s life and works at Upland Country Day School on May 19 in honor of Andrew Wyeth’s 100th birthday this summer.

    Staff Report|

  • News

    Chester County Fund for Women and Girls encourages men to speak up for women

    DOWNINGTOWN >> Women are asking men to be a voice for them.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter|

  • Business

    The Kolbe Fund names new executive director

    The new executive director of an Exton nonprofit that provides lodgings to families who must travel so their sick children can be treated knows firsthand the plight of those families.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

  • News

    Norristown insurance company robber headed to prison

    NORRISTOWN >> The second of two robbers who locked two women in a bathroom and held up an insurance company, is headed to prison, a court ruled recently.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    Group asks Phoenixville School Board to reconsider town hall fee waiver

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Three members of the group behind a controversial town hall meeting in February at Phoenixville Area High School stood before the school board Thursday night holding a shoebox full of checks from its members.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Steam this feel good dinner entree

    Yup, it is that time of year that we begin to notice last year’s summer attire (heck, even some of our winter clothes) are just a tad snug. Here is a great recipe that will make you feel just a little better about what you are eating. Delicious, crunchy and a true feel good dinner.

    By Jim Bailey|

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