COLLEGEVILLE — A 55-year-old man was found shot to death inside a borough residence and authorities are treating the incident as a homicide investigation.
NORRISTOWN — As Mercy Catholic Medical Center in Philadelphia prepares to shut down inpatient services, Mercy Life in Norristown looks ahead to continued growth.
NORRISTOWN — The romantic journey of Cheltenham couple Wislaine St. Phirin and Joade Mardy culminated in an exchange of wedding vows and a memorable kiss during a special event on Valentine’s Day.
BRIDGEPORT — Ribstock winds down Valentine's Day weekend on Sunday with its heart in the right place, marking a full decade of rocking the Bridgeport Rib House for a worthy cause.
U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is doing his part to ensure that the American economy keeps growing, worker wages keep rising, and employers continue creating even more jobs.
UPPER MERION — The story goes that in 1778 at Valley Forge, a group of drummers and fifers gathered in front of General George Washington’s quarters to serenade him on his birthday.
NORRISTOWN — An Upper Dublin burglar’s decision to try on a lacrosse helmet inside the sporting goods store he ransacked led to a DNA match, his conviction and a stint in state prison.
NORRISTOWN — As February is American Heart Month, the highlighting of an app to save people in cardiac arrest was appropriately timed for a recent Montgomery County Commissioners meeting.
WEST CHESTER — Gov. Tom Wolf visited West Chester University to celebrate his new educational initiative, the Nellie Bly Scholarship Program, on Thursday.
NORRISTOWN — Hours after he allegedly fatally assaulted his girlfriend and before he took her to a hospital, a Perkiomen man took time to go to court to address charges he distributed cocaine in Upper Providence, according to court papers.
Upper Merion -- The King of Prussia Historical Society presented, on permanent loan, a portrait of Jonathan Roberts to Roberts Elementary School for faculty, students and visitors alike to view and recall the man for whom the school is named.
COATESVILLE — Veterans at Coatesville VA Medical Center Community Living Center shared a meal with a loved one during the annual Sweethearts’ Luncheon Wednesday.
GLENMOORE — Citadel Country Spirit USA, a spectacular three-day country music festival coming to Chester County this summer, has announced the GMC Sierra Stage lineup and schedule.
In these recent days Pope Francis has written in the post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation “Querida Amazonia” (“Beloved Amazon”) that the shortage of priests in the Amazon requires prayer for vocations to the priesthood and more encouraging of priests to work in the missions in the Amazon. He rejected the recommendation for married priests and also he will not allow women to become deacons.
The Times Herald “Montgomery County’s Newspaper” is a daily newspaper that for more than 200 years was based in Norristown. Now the building that housed it is to be no more. The paper is the descendant of the Norristown Gazette, which was first published in 1799 by David Sower. The name was changed to the "Norristown Herald and Weekly Advertiser" in its second year. With slight name configurations and various owners over the years it remained in operation until 1921.
PHILADELPHIA — A Willow Grove man characterized by prosecutors as “a dangerous predator” will spend more than 27 years in a federal prison for sexually abusing an underage girl and filming the acts.
This spring, the Greater Plymouth Community Center is opening its doors wide to welcome everyone for fun, family-friendly events over two days to commemorate its 20th anniversary.
CONSHOHOCKEN — Organizers of the prom scheduled for Conshohocken Great American Pub’s ballroom on Feb. 22 say this 7-11 p.m. social will be a lot different from the time-honored rite-of-passage hosted by most high schools.
NORRISTOWN — The Perkiomen man accused of killing his girlfriend and using his cellphone to record her injured and lifeless body claims he is indigent and now has a court-appointed lawyer.
LANSDALE — A coffee connoisseur doesn't have to go very far to get a cup, can or keg of java at Backyard Beans Coffee Company.
LOWER GWYNEDD – Walkers, joggers and horseback riders using the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association’s Green Ribbon Trail will not be able to access a portion of it during the ongoing construction project on Route 202 in Montgomery County.
POTTSTOWN — Before Henry Louis Gates Jr. made "Finding Your Roots" a household program on PBS, Johnny Corson was making surprising discoveries about his family on his own.
POTTSTOWN — Taking mass transit from Pottstown to Philadelphia takes more than two hours, state Rep. Joe Ciresi learned this week.
NORRISTOWN — Moments after he allegedly killed his girlfriend during a “disturbing” incident of domestic violence, a Perkiomen man used his cellphone to record her injured and lifeless body while uttering “This is what a cheating liar gets,” prosecutors alleged.
PERKIOMEN — A 23-year-old man was arrested Thursday on murder charges in the death of a Gilbertsville woman earlier this week in Perkiomen Township, Pennsylvania State Police said.
NORRISTOWN — A Philadelphia man faces some jail time, probation and a psychosexual evaluation after he exposed his genitals to others in Upper Moreland.
A group of about 15 adults entered a school gym one by one on a weeknight, took off their winter coats and immediately occupied a spot on one side of the volleyball net; ready for the games to begin.
UPPER MERION — Lane closures are scheduled in both directions on U.S. 202 (William F. Dannehower Bridge) in Upper Merion and West Norriton townships, Bridgeport Borough and Norristown, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for bridge inspections, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced.
PHILADELPHIA — A Bucks County man dubbed the “Straw Hat Bandit” is trading his disguises for a prison jumpsuit, sentenced to more than seven decades in a federal penitentiary for robbing 11 banks in Montgomery and Bucks counties.
UPPER MERION -- Everyone knows that millennials are struggling with rising rents, student loans and dimmer prospects of owning a home by the time they are 35. The odds are even lower for single millennial moms. But Selena Peterson ended her 14-year journey from shelters, apartments and transitional housing and got the keys to a beautiful three-bedroom, two-bath Habitat townhome in Bridgeport this weekend. It’s the first permanent home for her and her son, 16-year old Zyair.
WEST NORRITON — With Ultimate Image Salon & Spa celebrating its 50th anniversary, owner Ron Cusamano wanted to come up with an idea that would invite customers to come and celebrate right along with him.
NORTH COVENTRY — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Pottstown will host Fair Districts PA speaker Chuck Yeiser to explain PA’s current redistricting process and efforts to reform it.
HARRISBURG — When Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf talked about charter school reform in his budget address Tuesday, he had two local educators cheering him on.
NORRISTOWN — A Philadelphia man faces some jail time, house arrest and probation after he admitted he had traces of marijuana in his system while operating his vehicle and that his reckless driving caused a head-on, two-vehicle crash in Cheltenham that claimed the life of his best friend, a passenger in the vehicle.
PHILADELPHIA — A Collegeville man who allegedly promised to restore the health of terminally ill dogs and defrauded pet owners of thousands of dollars in the process faces charges in federal court.
The Barbara and Dwight Bolick, missionaries, visited with members of Grace Baptist Church which is their US home church during the Sunday School hour and during worship to update the members on Dwight’s and Barbara’s successes and the challenges they face in the work they are doing. Every two years, Grace Baptist Church members travel to Chile to work with Barbara and Dwight helping them on projects that take many hands or offering skills the volunteers possess like dental work, medical treatment, teaching Bible classes, and building projects
NORRISTOWN — A Philadelphia man faces time behind bars after he was found possessing child pornography on his cellphone while he was on the Montgomery County Community College campus in Whitpain.
NORRISTOWN — A former employee of a tree trimming company admitted to stealing chainsaws and other equipment from company trucks in Lower Providence, Upper Merion and Horsham townships shortly after he was fired from his job.
CONSHOHOCKEN -- They may not be as widely known as Alfred Eisenstaedt’s jubilant photo of a sailor kissing a girl in Times Square on V-J Day 1945 or Steve McCurry’s mesmerizing Afghan Girl, photographed in Pakistan during the mid-1980s. But certain images of musician Bruce Springsteen are every bit as iconic to the Boss’s legion of followers.
POTTSTOWN — It can be hard to stay focused on that lecture on the digestive system if your own stomach is constantly reminding you it's empty.