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2 hrs ago | Patch.com
Trappe Borough Council voted Tuesday night to appoint a new solicitor for the last month of 2013, in the wake of an alleged rape scandal at Kerns, Pearlstine, Onorato & Hladik, LLP.
Should the minimum wage be raised to $9 per hour?
Are you smart enough to be a US Marine?
3 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown
A man who bought the gun that was used to kill a Montgomery County police officer has been denied in his bid for a reduced sentence.
4 hrs ago | CBS Local
First it was a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed synagogue in Elkins Park . Now, a Montgomery County forensic engineering firm will digitally preserve one of our nation's most recognizable monuments.
6 hrs ago | The Sanatoga Post
Montgomery County's Latest Emergency Dispatches Did you just hear a siren? It could be the police, emergency medical service personnel, or fire companies being dispatched by Montgomery County's Department of Public Safety.
Firefighters from Sanatoga, New Hanover, Gilbertsville and other companies, and the Montgomery County hazardous materials unit, were called Monday morning to a home near the intersection of Sanatoga Road and Swamp Pike where an undetected gas or fumes apparently killed two pet birds and also may have caused two New Hanover responders to become ill.
A Philadelphia man who pleaded guilty to making an illegal "straw purchase" of a gun later used by another man to kill a suburban police officer has lost his bid for a reduced sentence.
To mark what is called Older Driver Safety Awareness Week , area agencies are putting out their lists of some of the more dangerous roads for those age 65 and older.
Attorneys for Montgomery County Register of Wills D. Bruce Hanes filed arguments with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday, requesting that the court find the same-sex marriage ban in Pennsylvania unconstitutional, after he was forced to stop issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples.
In the wake of a scandal involving their former chairman, members of the Republican Party in Montgomery County will get together tomorrow night to elect a new leader.
Pottstown Musicians Get First-Hand Look At 'Next Level' A group of more than 30 high school band and choral students traveled to Temple University to hear, and later chat with, college-level musicians.
Montgomery county Commissioners Leslie Richards, Joe Shapiro and Bruce Castor, Jr. gathered with a cheerful crowd at 5 p.m. on Monday to light the county Christmas tree, a Hanukkah menorah and Kwanzaa kinara at the plaza level of the county courthouse in Norristown, facing Main Street.
Residents living within the 10-mile emergency planning zone around the Limerick Generating Station will hear a full sound siren test this afternoon at 2. Exelon, the company that owns the nuclear power plant, announced the test in a news release today.
It's officially that time of year! - Happy December! Aside from the lovely longer Christmas mall hours, crafty activities at home with the kids, baking Christmas treats, and driving around with Christmas music playing in the car and looking at all the creative Christmas lights, below are a few other festive and fun Christmas activities for families ... (more)
NORRISTOWN Montgomery County Register of Wills D. Bruce Hanes filed arguments Monday asking the state Supreme Court to find Pennsylvania's same-sex marriage ban "patently unconstitutional."
Tess Jensen, left, owner of Kaleidoscope Angels, A Center for Well-Being in Amity Township, with customer and contributor Eileen Renish of Pottstown a new honey section of the retail store.
I grew up in: Sanatoga, Montgomery County. I now live in: Sinking Spring. Family: Husband, Don; son, Christopher, a Berks Catholic senior; daughter, Olivia, a sixth-grader at St. Ignatius; dog, Jeter.