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NORRISTOWN — More than 30 superintendents from districts in five counties across the greater Philadelphia area announced their intentions to tackle charter school reform during a press conference Monday at the start of National School Choice Week. 

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PennEnvironment honored Congresswoman Madeleine Dean (D-4th Dist) at Valley Forge National Historic Park for her ongoing leadership and support for protecting parks, public lands, and open spaces, here in Pennsylvania and across the nation.

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NORRISTOWN — A Norristown man faces some time behind bars, probation and community service on charges he was driving drunk and fled from police who tried to stop his vehicle on Route 422 in Upper Providence.

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LIMERICK — Members of the Montgomery County Republican Committee in the 146th State House District met Saturday and unanimously voted to endorse Tom Neafcy for State Representative of the 146th State House District over former state Rep. Tom Quigley, who lost the seat in 2018.

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NORRISTOWN — In what police and prosecutors called a case of “revenge,” a man is headed to prison after he conspired to cancel the auto insurance of his ex-girlfriend, an Abington woman with whom he was involved in a dispute.

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Forty-seven volunteer fire and emergency service organizations in Berks, Chester and Montgomery counties have received nearly $740,000 in state grants to help support their efforts.

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EXTON — Imagine sampling the region’s most delectable dessert creations, while meeting and greeting community members, philanthropists and friends. That’s howSweet Charity guests will welcome the spring season on March 30 at Whitford Country Club.

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NORRISTOWN — An Upper Providence massage therapist who told a female client “he has had women turned on by him” was sent to jail after he admitted to touching three women in an indecent manner during massage therapy sessions.

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NORRISTOWN — A Massachusetts man faces six years of court supervision plus a psychosexual evaluation after he admitted to having indecent contact with a 5-year-old girl in Lower Gwynedd more than a decade ago.

The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, are extending the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency issued last week for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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PLYMOUTH MEETING — Downtown Philadelphia and North Broad Street’s Vie catering venue don’t exactly evoke images of sand and salt water. But that won’t stop attendees at the Feb. 1 Beach Ball Gala hosted by For Pete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation at Vie from channeling thoughts of places that do.

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COLLEGEVILLE — Ursinus College has received the largest single private gift in its 150-year history, a gift that will fill the financial gaps confronting many students from low- and middle-income families, even those already receiving significant scholarship support for tuition.

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State Rep. Joe Ciresi made official what many of his supporters already knew, that he will seek a second term representing the 146th District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

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CHESTER SPRINGS — In celebration of preserving the sustainable gift of growing and National Seed Swap Day, the West Vincent Township Sustainability Committee and the Chester County Environmental Agricultural Coalition are hosting a seed swapping event.