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PHOTOS: Families celebrate Olympic Day at Pottstown’s BMX Trilogy Park

The wheels were spinning at Pottstown’s Trilogy Park when cyclists from youngsters to adults celebrated Olympic Day with BMX. ...

By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter|


  • Crime

    Pottstown man arrested for BB gun assault in North Coventry

    NORTH COVENTRY >> A Pottstown man is facing charges after police say he assaulted a woman in her driveway.

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  • News

    East Coventry community mourns loss of ‘smiling’ boy in fire

    EAST COVENTRY >> Community members have rallied around the family of the young boy who died in a fire while he was asleep in his bed Sunday morning.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    Sucker-punch suspect Barry Baker’s fiancée charged with hindering apprehension

    UWCHLAN >> The fiancée of the man accused of throwing a sucker punch at a disabled man in West Chester was arrested Tuesday and charged with helping him avoid capture during a two-week run from law enforcement authorities.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    Radio Free Honduras’ debut concert tour stops at Kennett Flash

    It has taken nearly a lifetime for Honduran musician Charlie Baran, 67, to reignite his once promising career as a recording artist and performer.

    By Rob Nagy For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Pa. to announce med-marijuana dispensaries this week

    The Pennsylvania Department of Health will announce the winning applicants for the medical marijuana dispensary permits this week, with Delaware, Chester and Montgomery counties each set to receive at least one location that will sell the yet-to-be manufactured product.

    By Rick Kauffman @Kauffee_DT on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    ‘Project Dawn’ now on stage at People’s Light

    Think of prostitution as portrayed on stage. Tragic, measured and distant, for many decades it was done in a well-worn approach seen in such plays as “Mrs. Warren’s Profession” or “Anna Christie.” The oldest profession was portrayed as driven by altered economic circumstances and bad luck rather than sexual abuse, drug addiction, illiteracy and deep-rooted poverty. Examinations of power – the power of men over women, of women’s own power...

    By Anders Back For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    ‘Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect’ on view at Brandywine River Museum of Art

    Occupying two floors at the Brandywine River Museum of Art, the new “Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect” exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Chadds Ford master painter’s birth.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    2 Coatesville bars shut down for code violations after liquor enforcement check

    COATESVILLE >> Following a liquor enforcement check at two bars Sunday, both were shut down for code violations, according to Coatesville police.

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  • News

    Pa. AG supports Montgomery County Veterans’ Treatment Court

    NORRISTOWN >> Pennsylvania’s top law enforcement officer showed his support for treatment courts during an appearance at Montgomery County Veterans’ Treatment Court shortly before the specialty court’s latest graduation ceremony.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Trial date set in Schuylkill murder

    WEST CHESTER >> It took some courtroom cajolery, a little verbal arm-twisting, and, to be fair, just some plain, old-fashioned judicial prerogative in the end, but Monday Judge William P. Mahon got a firm date for the murder trial of a man whose alleged shotgun slaying of his girlfriend was recorded on her cellphone.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

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