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3 hrs ago |

Smaller suburbs like Honey Brook work to revitalize

Honey Brook Borough has been busy installing decorative sidewalks and curbs, period-style lighting fixtures, and plants in its downtown for more than a year.


Related Topix: Honey Brook, PA, Chester County, PA, Phoenixville, PA, West Grove, PA

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

7 hrs ago |

Candace Benson, 22, is a student at Montgomery County Community...

Well done, Candace Benson , 22, of Pottstown! Benson, a student at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, is one of two finalists still standing on Sunday Best .


Related Topix: Pottstown, PA, Blue Bell, PA, Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Kate Plus 8, Dancing With the Stars

Tue Aug 19, 2014

1 dead, 2 hurt in Montco crash

One person was killed and two people injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday evening in Montgomery County, according to county dispatchers.


The Morning Call

Nazareth natives brew a coffee business

"A lot of people don't realize that coffee varies based on where you get it from," says the resident of Lansdale, Montgomery County.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Lansdale, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Entertainment

Judge: Fall trial possible for Sen. Washington

The corruption trial of State Sen. LeAnna M. Washington could start in October or November, a Montgomery County judge said Tuesday.


The Sanatoga Post

Tuesday's Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

School Board Grants Development's Emergency Access First-responders can gain access to the northern hillside of the Coddington View housing community, thanks to an agreement approved last week by Pottsgrove school directors.


Related Topix: Sanatoga, PA, Pottsgrove, PA, Pottstown, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Mont Clare, PA

Montgomery County

The Elmwood Park Zoo, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, will hold its annual Country Fest from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The country-themed activities will include mechanical-bull riding, access to the petting barn, and dancing.


Related Topix: Events

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Experience the energy of the Philly Folk Fest in 150 photos

This weekend, up in northern Montgomery County, Philly Folk Fest reigned under mostly sunny weather.


Related Topix: Folk, Philadelphia, PA

Help End Domestic Violence Locally with Upcoming Run, Walk

It may not require you to dump a bucket of ice water on your head, but is nevertheless a worthy cause attempting to raise both awareness and funds.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Elkins Park, PA, Blue Bell, PA

The Sanatoga Post

Monday's Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

Passports, Please! Board OKs Overseas STEM Travel Pottsgrove School District students who have an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics may be interested in a 2015 trip that would take them to England and Switzerland.


Related Topix: Sanatoga, PA, Pottsgrove, PA, Education Etc., Mathematics, Science, Mont Clare, PA

The Sanatoga Post

Governor Gives Montgomery County A Tourism Boost

GOVERNOR'S VISIT PROMOTES TOURISM, OUTDOORS, EXERCISE - When former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge wanted to get exercise he rode a bicycle, current Gov. Tom Corbett, right, said Sunday during an afternoon visit to Pottstown.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Pottstown, PA

Skater has no love for ranger at LOVE Park

REGULAR skaters at LOVE Park say they have a subtle truce with the rangers, a cat-and-mouse game of grinding along concrete steps when they're gone and leaving peacefully with wheels up when they show up.


Related Topix: Pottstown, PA

Strawberry Mansion on deck for new affordable housing

The neighbors say they want and need the housing but they want to make sure they have a say in how it's done.


Related Topix: Glenside, PA, Philadelphia, PA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

Repaving Project on Rt. 202 Set to Begin

The closures are part of a $4.4 million project to improve the pavement on Route 202 and Route 422 where the two expressways connect.


Related Topix: Chester County, PA

CBS Local

Pottstown Woman Makes It Into Final 5 On Televised Gospel Competition 'Sunday Best'

A 22-year-old Pottstown woman is blazing trails on a gospel competition TV show that airs on BET.


Related Topix: Pottstown, PA


Police: Beware of scam involving fake electric company caller

Police are warning residents of a scam involving a phone caller pretending to be a representative of the PECO electric company.


The Sanatoga Post

Pottsgrove Personnel Decisions Affect 30+ Positions

The administration was authorized to contract with the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit for provision of on-site special education supervisory support three days weekly, at a cost of $450 per day, until the district fills its vacant Director of Special Education position.


Related Topix: Pottsgrove, PA, Education Etc.

HUD's changes to maps disrupt assistance money

Community improvement projects across the region have lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal funding after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development changed its low- and moderate-income maps in the middle of the grant process.


Related Topix: Horsham, PA, Ambler, PA, Delaware County, PA, Bucks County, PA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Amid Mt. Gretna's trees, artists, admirers gather for show

Rhonda Hess of Elizabethtown watches Ed Youtz of Emmaus make a wooden top during the 40th annual Mt.


Related Topix: Mount Gretna, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA, Lebanon, PA, Landisville, PA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Son, grandson heading to trial on new charges

The son and grandson of a murdered Montgomery County man are heading to trial on additional charges.


Related Topix: Susquehanna County, PA