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  1. UConn coach Geno Auriemma hits win No. 899 over TempleRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KDWN

    ... the XL Center. As usual, the Huskies may have been the home team, even on the road. Auriemma was raised in nearby Norristown, Pennsylvania, and the Huskies have a strong following no matter the location. The Huskies had to grind out a lead for the ...

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  2. Know Someone Doing Good Things in Norristown? Nominate An 'Everyday Hero'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Patch.com

    Do you know someone making a difference in Norristown? Patch wants to tell their story. We are looking to share inspirational and uplifting stories of people who work to change others' lives for the better.

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  3. Source: Khalif Wyatt Unlikely To Join 87ersRead the original story

    Friday Jan 30 | Liberty Ballers

    ... the source went on to say. The 2014-15 D-League season ends some time in April. The 23-year-old Wyatt was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, and spent four years at Temple University. He averaged over 20 points per game in his senior season, and led ...

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  4. Fire Causes Carbon Monoxide Leak in NorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Patch.com

    High levels of carbon monoxide were detected in nearby businesses, 6ABC said. Main Street was closed while crews worked, but has since reopened.

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  5. Underground Fire Sparks Potentially Lethal Gas LeakRead the original story

    Friday Jan 30 | NBC Philadelphia

    Firefighters worked through the night to clear three commercial buildings in Norristown of carbon monoxide, which reached lethal levels in the properties after an underground fire caused a gas leak early Friday morning. Crews responded to CO alarms that were going off in an AutoZone store on East Main Street, near Swede Street, around 1 a.m., officials said.

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  6. Don't Shoot the Messenger: More Snow on the Way for NorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Patch.com

    More snow is on the way for Norristown, the National Weather Service says. But no one's trying to hype this one -- forecasters are predicting less than an inch of overall accumulation through Friday.

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  7. No bomb found in Montco courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Philly.com

    NORRSTOWN For the second time in three months, the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown has been shuttered and swept in response to a bomb threat. Sheriff Russell J. Bono said two calls came in to law enforcement Thursday morning "indicating that there was explosives and bombs planted in the Montgomery County courthouse and that this was serious."

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  8. Lebanon County man killed in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | PennLive.com

    Annville resident Richard A. Yancoskie, 68, was heading west on Route 419 with his wife, Rosemarie Yancoskie, 66, when he slammed into a tractor-trailer blocking both lanes at the intersection of Rexmont Road just after 8:30 p.m., police said. Just prior to the accident, Igor Salitra, 55, of Norristown, Montgomery County, was heading east on Route 419 in the tractor-trailer the Yancoskies, of Auburn Drive, hit.

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  9. Beer Calendar: What To Do in February 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Brew Lounge

    ... Pa. (8 p.m.; $PAYG.) (within 20 mile radius of Philadelphia) Wed. 2/4 - Straub Draft Event at Capone's in Norristown, Pa. (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $PAYG) Thu. 2/5 - First Thursday Tasting at Whole Foods in Plymouth Meeting, Pa. (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free) Thu. ...

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  10. Mexican immigrants revitalize Catholic church in WQLN filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Erie Times News

    ... component. Noam Osband's documentary chronicles the influx of Mexican immigrants into Philadelphia suburb Norristown, where they became integral members of then-struggling St. Patrick Parish and helped revitalize both the church and community. The ...

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  11. POLL: Should Norristown Schools Have Been Closed Tuesday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Patch.com

    Forecasts had predicted up to 24 inches of snow, but the county got nothing close to that -- 3.3 inches in King of Prussia and 2.0 inches in Wynnewood. Based the on dire predictions, Norristown Area School District made the decision to close Tuesday.

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  12. Plymouth Whitemarsh bowling against Upper Moreland halted by inclement weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Examiner.com

    ... been canceled. The Jan. 26 Suburban One American match was scheduled to take place at Facenda Whitaker Lanes in Norristown. There hasn't been an announcement regarding a make-up date. Colonial School District made its decision regarding school ...

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  13. Snow Emergency Declared in NorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Patch.com

    "A winter storm has caused or threatens to cause injury, damage, and suffering to the persons and property of the Municipality of Norristown," the Declaration of Emergency Disaster reads.

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  14. Show Us the Snow, NorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Patch.com

    Is your dog adorable in the snow? Can your kids build the neighborhood's best snowman? Is your backyard at its prettiest when snow-covered? Is your street badly in need of plowing? Share your photos with Patch and your neighbors. E-mail photos to norristown@patch.com, or post them on our Facebook page .

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  15. Death penalty not sought in Internet murder caseRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Daily Advance

    ... appeared in Montgomery County Court on Friday in the Sept. 21 death of 36-year-old Manuel Hakimian of Norristown. Prosecutors allege that the defendant met Hakimian through an ad he posted on Craigslist and after the slaying used the victim's bank ...

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  16. Montco college fair to feature 30 schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Philly.com

    NORRISTOWN Students and parents in Montgomery County are invited to attend a college fair on Feb. 19 at the Greater Norristown Police Athletic League. The event, jointly sponsored by PAL, Montgomery County Community College, and the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling, is expected to bring representatives from more than 30 colleges and universities.

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  17. Death penalty not sought against Williamsport, Pa., man in Craigslist murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | PennLive.com

    ... appeared in Montgomery County Court on Friday in the Sept. 21 death of 36-year-old Manuel Hakimian of Norristown. Prosecutors allege that the defendant met Hakimian through an ad he posted on Craigslist and after the slaying used the victim's bank ...

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  18. Norristown Postpones Saturday's SATsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Patch.com

    A winter storm is expected to drop between 3 and 5 inches of snow on Montgomery County overnight Friday into Saturday. The storm will start late enough that there should be no trouble with the evening commute, the National Weather Service said.

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  19. Players Club of Swarthmore's WINGS Opens TonightRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Players Club of Swarthmore presents Wings by Arthur Kopit , directed on the PCS Second Stage by George Mulford of Swarthmore. The cast, headed by Trina Tjersland of Hockessin, Delaware, includes Doris Chan of Garnet Valley, Kevin Doerr of Havertown, Sally Donovan of Blue Bell, Rick Gross of Philadelphia, Ellie Knickman of Ardmore, Suzette Krausen of Norristown, Jack Murphy of Hockessin, and Amy Stott of Chadds Ford.

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  20. Free throw lifts Haverford over Garney ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Philly.com

    ... past visiting Neshaminy, 41-33. Nonleague. Darryl Carr had seven rebounds and Roy Green had seven assists in host Norristown's 69-66 win over Methacton. Sophomore forward David Giuliani scored a career-high 17 points to lead host Phil-Mont Christian ...

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