RSS Feed from The Phoenix Reporter and Item: http://www.phoenixvillenews.com The latest news from The Phoenix Reporter and Item: http://www.phoenixvillenews.com website: all stories http://www.phoenixvillenews.com The Phoenix Reporter and Item Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:18:45 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Senior Philadelphia judge appointed to Robert Kerns case]]>

NORRISTOWN - Senior Philadelphia Judge John Braxton has been appointed to preside over the attorney general's case against the former head of the Montgomery County Republican Party, according to online court documents.

Braxton is a retired judge who worked on the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas until he retired in 1995.

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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:25:55 -0400 2014-08-05T12:25:55-04:00 2014-08-05T12:26:00-04:00
<![CDATA[Investing in Pre-K will help reduce crime]]> To the editor:

The passage of the 2014-15 state budget included an important funding increase for future crime prevention - a $10 million increase for PA Pre-K Counts.

What does Pre-K have to do with crime prevention?

Considering that approximately 70 percent of our nation's state prison population failed to receive a high school diploma, education is a pivotal factor between incarceration and productive citizenship.

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:48:56 -0400 2014-07-31T23:48:56-04:00 2014-07-31T23:49:00-04:00
<![CDATA[Participants in Main Line pot peddling ring admit guilt]]>

NORRISTOWN - With their clean-cut, fresh-scrubbed appearances, conservative haircuts and attire that included blue blazers, ties and fashionable skirts, members of the so-called "Main Line Take Over Project" stood out in the court of law where they answered to charges they were part of a pot peddling ring.

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:38:29 -0400 2014-07-31T12:38:29-04:00 2014-07-31T12:38:41-04:00 TOUT MEDIACENTER