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ABINGTON — Lowering prescription drug costs and deductibles and expanding coverage were among suggestions to improve the Affordable Care Act offered by health care providers at a June 14 roundtable.

WYNCOTE — Fifty-eight members of the Class of 2019 graduated from Ancillae-Assumpta Academy in Wyncote on Friday, May 31. These students will continue their studies at seventeen different area high schools and have earned twenty-six individual scholarships. The Class of 2019 is pictured belo…

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JENKINTOWN — A 37-year-old Jenkintown man was arrested June 1 after he allegedly beat up his girlfriend and held the police at bay for about five hours.

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UPPER SALFORD — A day after strong winds and rain accompanied by hail swept through parts of Montgomery County, with Upper Salford taking the brunt of the hit, the electricity was still off for the entire township and several roads were closed.

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On Friday, May 31, some 76 high school seniors from Lankenau High School, the school district’s environmental science magnet school on Spring Lane in Upper Roxborough, will march down the aisle at the Keswick Theater in Glenside to graduate and receive their diplomas.

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DISORDERLY CONDUCT — Samantha McKnight, 38, of the 2600 block of Moreland Road, Willow Grove, was cited for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness at 4 p.m. May 1, after she locked herself in the ladies’ room at District Court, police said. May 3, she was taken into custody on a Jenkintow…

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CHELTENHAM — With a four-year term for the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners' seventh ward seat up for election this year, two Democrats — Irv Brockington and Ceilia Goldberg — are on the primary election ballot competing to move onto the election this fall.

ID THEFT >> A resident reported April 16 that the victim’s name was used to purchase an item on Craig’s List for $1,000 using the victim’s bank account, police said. The origin of the scam was Rome, Ga., and the bank and police are continuing to investigate, police said.

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CHELTENHAM — The Cheltenham Board of Commissioners have set the date for a public hearing on the proposed construction of a Wawa convenience store on the corner of Waverly Avenue and Easton Road.

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NORRISTOWN — A woman who was driving drunk when her vehicle crashed into a tree in Whitemarsh Township potentially faces time in jail after she admitted to causing serious injuries to a passenger in the vehicle.

DUI >> Briana K. Peterson, 28, of Penn Avenue, Glenside, was charged with driving under the influence, careless driving and failing to immediately notify police following a March 15 accident at Jenkintown Road and Kelly Lane, Glenside, police said.

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NORRISTOWN — A woman who worked for a Cheltenham family as a caregiver for a child with special needs is headed to jail after she stole jewelry from the family’s residence.