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2 hrs ago | ABA Journal

Longtime law library director who gave workers unauthorized county-paid perks gets jail time

Known for decades as a polite and helpful worker at a Pennsylvania courthouse, a former director of the Montgomery County Law Library is now headed to jail.

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Related Topix: Libraries

6 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

LP Shooting an Apparent Suicide, Victim's Name Unreleased

It is an usual site to see several satellite trucks parked in the lot of the Lower Providence Community Library , but at least five network television vans just cleared the area of the Lower Providence Township Building after they were told there would be no press conference on camera.

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Related Topix: Eagleville, PA

9 hrs ago | Patch.com

MCCC, Kutztown University Sign 'Reverse Transfer' Agreement

Montgomery County Community College and Kutztown University this month signed a "reverse transfer" agreement, the first of its kind between a community college and a Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

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Related Topix: Kutztown, PA, Transfer, PA

9 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

New Designer Drug Found in Montgomery County

A Montgomery County man is behind bars after an investigation revealed he was allegedly dealing an LSD-like synthetic hallucinogen that local authorities encountered for the first time in our area earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lansdale, PA, Drug Enforcement Administration

13 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Montgomery County man trying write-in campaign for governor

Dave Naples, 49, of Montgomery County, is a write-in candidate who knows he has no chance to win.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett

16 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

Montgomery County man jumps into race for Pennsylvania governor

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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19 hrs ago | The Sanatoga Post

Pottsgrove Administrative Salary Costs Up 9.8 Percent

The collective costs of top-level salaries in the Pottsgrove School District during the 2014-2015 academic year will exceed $1.82 million, according to administrative pay schedules presented and authorized without comment Tuesday night during two separate votes by the Board of School Directors.

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Related Topix: Pottsgrove, PA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

Want to Find an Eco-Friendly Shop? There's an App for That.

Strolling through Old City and hoping to eat at a farm-to-table restaurant? Shopping along Walnut Street and interested in buying eco-friendly fashions? Now thanks to Milk Crate - a smartphone app launching this week - sustainable-minded shoppers can discover nearly 2,000 "green" businesses located in Philadelphia and Montgomery and Bucks counties.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Bucks County, PA, Groupon, iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Philadelphia University

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin County unemployment increases in July

CHAMBERSBURG >> The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Franklin County increased to 4.9 percent in July, up three-tenths of a percentage point over the month.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, PA, Chambersburg, PA, Warren County, PA, Huntingdon, PA, Opinion

New Jersey Herald

Contaminant in Philly-area water decades after use

Decades after the Navy used an unregulated contaminant in firefighting training on two former bases in Bucks and Montgomery counties, the chemical is turning up in elevated levels in public water wells.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Horsham, PA, Warminster, PA, Willow Grove, PA

CBS Local

Start Of Trial Delayed For Montco Man Accused Of Murdering Toddler And Her Grandmother

A Montgomery County judge has delayed the start of a trial for the Upper Merion man accused of murdering a ten month old girl and her grandmother inside their King of Prussia apartment nearly two years ago.

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Related Topix: King of Prussia, PA

Philly.com

Montgomery County

ABINGTON With travel ramping up for Labor Day and children heading back to school, the Abington and Lower Moreland Police Departments say they are conducting a week of aggressive-driving enforcement.

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Related Topix: Abington, PA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

Dozens Turn Out for County's Fathers Matter Regional Initiative Kick Off

Dozens of fathers and male mentors attended the kick off event for the county's Father's Matter Regional Initiative on Saturday in Norristown.

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Related Topix: Norristown, PA, Pottstown, PA, Willow Grove, PA

Philly.com

Blame accordion for Whole Foods evac

The package that led Whole Foods on Sunday to evacuate staff and shoppers from its Plymouth Meeting store for the second time in a month turned out to be "a suspicious accordion," said Plymouth Township Police Chief Joseph F. Lawrence.

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Related Topix: Plymouth Meeting, PA, Philadelphia, PA

WFMZ

One killed, another injured after car hits pole in Hatfield

One person is dead and another was injured after a car hit a pole and he was thrown from the vehicle in Montgomery County.

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Related Topix: Hatfield, PA

The Sanatoga Post

Monday's Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

Gone From Pottsgrove Crossing, But Not Forgotten A crossing guard for Ringing Rocks Elementary School is hanging up his belt, and received the community's thanks Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sanatoga, PA, Pottsgrove, PA, Pottstown, PA, Family, Kids

The Sanatoga Post

Gone From Pottsgrove Crossing, But Not Forgotten

Through the humidity of late spring, the flutter of fall leaves, and the occasionally bone-numbing cold of winter, Leonard Gerber of Rhoads Road in Lower Pottsgrove has been a school-day presence since 2008 as a crossing guard at Kauffman Road and Cindy Drive for children attending Ringing Rocks Elementary School.

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Related Topix: Pottsgrove, PA

NBC Philadelphia

Deadly Crash Splits Car in 2

One person is dead and a second injured in a crash so intense that the car they were in was split in two.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Philly.com

Born deaf, but now able to hear

Teddy Linz was being interviewed two weeks ago by a teacher, a few days before preschool graduation.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA, Audiology, Medicine, Harrisburg, PA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

]422 Off-Ramp Closed in Montgomery County

The westbound U.S. Route 422 off-ramp at Route 363 in West Norriton and Lower Providence townships, Montgomery County, closed at 9 p.m. Friday and will remain closed until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25 for reconstruction and resurfacing, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced.

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Related Topix: West Norriton, PA, Oaks, PA

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