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  1. Norristown Schools Left Off '100 Best Elementary Schools' ListRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Although Norristown's elementary schools did not make the list, Montgomery County filled the top 10 list for the whole state. No schools in Norristown made a recent list of the best elementary schools in the state, according to a recent report.

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  2. Impassioned Petition Aims To Save Music And Art At Norristown HSRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    "We are considered the ghetto...but in fact, we have some of the most authentic and most beautiful talent there is," a student writes. A petition is circulating online to save of the jobs of music and art teachers who Norristown Area High School is proposing to fire prior to shutting down both programs.

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  3. 'He Made Me Do It' Norristown Suspect Claims He Was Forced To Rob CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    A man who allegedly broke into several vehicles and drove a stolen truck claims he did so while being coerced by an unnamed third party, according to the Norristown Police Department. Brandon Mill, 20, of West Norriton, was first discovered by police on May 14 when his ID, bank card, and other belongings were found in someone else's van on Centre Avenue that had been broken into and rifled through overnight, police said.

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  4. Park Notes: Signs Of Summer In Evansburg Near NorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Evansburg State Park is no longer just in the throes of a newly blooming spring. It's nearing the maturity of its summer adulthood.

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  5. Library Helps Montco Community Navigate Social ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    Priya Bell, a navicate in the Montgomery County Community Connections' Lansdale office, will be with the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Bookmobile at its stop at Ralph's Corner in Hatfield on Friday, June 5, 2015. The county has established Community Connections offices throughout the county, and as a navicate, Bell helps those who need to access social services to navigate the system and advocates for them.

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  6. Looking For Things To Do In Norristown? Check Out These Upcoming Events At The Farm ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    ... July 20th-24th Complete information and registration forms are available on-line at www.montcopa.org/pths (under Norristown Farm Park) or you may pick up the forms in person at the park office or, for your convenience, forms can be mailed. Camp runs ...

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  7. Matthew S. Baron | Glen Burnie Personal Physicians GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Record

    ... cine at Union Memorial Hospital. Baron completed his residency in internal medicine at Mercy Suburban Hospital in Norristown, Pa.

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  8. Report: 98% Of Montco Criminals ConvictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    The Montgomery County District Attorney's Office in Norristown achieved a 98% conviction rate in 2014, according to their recently released annual report. "The office again performed at an extraordinary level throughout 2014 ," said District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman.

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  9. How Athletic Is Your School? Norristown Ranked Low In Philly AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Patch.com

    Norristown's sports programs were not rated highly in a recent study. Upper Dublin was ranked as one of the top sports schools nationwide.

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  10. Parked Vehicle Catches Fire In NorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Patch.com

    A vehicle caught on fire on George Street in Norristown Tuesday morning, according to Norristown Fire Chief Tom O'Donnell.

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  11. 8 Hospitalized In Montco For Carbon Monoxide PoisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Patch.com

    There was so much carbon monoxide coming from a residence on West Airy Street in Norristown on Saturday night that eight people had to be sent to the hospital, police said. Crews were initially called to the scene at about 11 p.m., fire officials confirmed.

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  12. Rethinking law, order in NorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Philly.com

    But after his 28-year-old son was shot and killed in Norristown last month, he found comfort at an unexpected place: the police station. Norristown police Chief Mark Talbot stood among Newton's family.

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  13. Generator in basement causes carbon monoxide poisioning in five Pennsylvania homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. NORRISTOWN, Pa. -- A generator being used to power a Pennsylvania residence caused a carbon monoxide leak that hospitalized eight people ...

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  14. Carbon monoxide sends 8 people to hospital; 2 criticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Erie Times News

    ... in five homes, and the source was a generator running in the basement of one of the homes. Thomas O'Donnell, the Norristown fire chief, said power to the home had been shut off by a utility company on Thursday due to nonpayment. He said the resident ...

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  15. Cops: 8 Sent To Hospital In Montco For Carbon Monoxide PoisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Patch.com

    There was so much carbon monoxide coming from a residence on West Airy Street in Norristown on Saturday night that eight people had to be sent to the hospital, police said.

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  16. Generator leak in Norristown injures 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Philly.com

    Fourteen people were injured, two critically, Saturday night after a generator in a Norristown home caused a carbon monoxide leak that reached lethal levels. Fire crews responded to the 100 block of West Airy Street in Norristown at 11:05 p.m. Saturday, and found a generator emitting carbon monoxide at levels that were "off the charts," said Norristown Fire Chief Thomas O'Donnell.Residents at 156 West Airy Street had been using the generator after Peco Energy Co.

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  17. Carbon monoxide poisoning in 5 homes sends 8 residents to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | PennLive.com

    ... monoxide were found in five homes, and the source was a generator running in the basement of one of the homes. Norristown fire chief Thomas O'Donnell said power to the home had been shut off by the utility company on May 21 for nonpayment. He said ...

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  18. Several Hospitalized in Montco CO IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | NBC Philadelphia

    Officials say CO was detected inside a home on the 100 block of Airy Street in Norristown Saturday night. Several people inside the home were taken to the hospital.

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  19. What's The Weather Going To Be Like In Norristown On Memorial Day?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Patch.com

    The weekend will get off to a cool start and a chance of showers is expected on Sunday and Monday. Check out the full forecast here.

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  20. Cops: Man Shot On Pearl Street In NorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Patch.com

    Sean Wise, 26, was shot through the abdomen at about 11:30 p.m., according to police, leaving him in critical but stable condition.

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