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NORRISTOWN — While a COVID-19 vaccine may be several months away, Montgomery County officials are encouraging residents to get a flu vaccine and are making it easy with multiple drive-thru and walk-up flu clinics countywide.

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NORRISTOWN — A Pottstown man faces some time behind bars after he admitted to conspiring with several others in the illegal sale or transfer of a firearm during an alleged straw purchase scheme.

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LOWER MERION — A former Montgomery County narcotics detective and a prosecutor who spent many years together fighting the scourge of the opioid epidemic have joined forces again, this time to train and educate first responders statewide about the causes of substance use disorder and the tools to fight the epidemic.

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LOWER POTTSGROVE — Eastbound and westbound lanes of Route 422 will be closed and detoured overnight between the Armand Hammer Boulevard and Sanatoga interchanges beginning Monday for bridge demolition under a project to replace the structures that carry Park Road and Pleasantview Road over the expressway.

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EAST NORRITON — With flu and cold season just around the corner, and the coronavirus still very much with us, it's not always easy to differentiate between the viruses by the symptoms alone.

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CONSHOHOCKEN -- Last December, Hispanic Heritage Association of Southeastern PA’s colorful Parrandera parade added joy to Conshohocken’s Christmas season. Six months before, HHA sponsored the appearance of Los Bomberos de La Calle drummers and dancers and Pedro Villasenor-Mariachi Group at the borough’s annual Arts Festival and Car Show.

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Dr. Thomas J. Whalen, 65, of Berwyn, has agreed to pay $1.2 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that he submitted or caused the submission of false claims to federal health care plans for FDA-approved versions of Remicade, Orencia, Prolia/Xgeva, Synvisc/Synvisc One, and Boniva when he had, in fact, administered non-FDA-approved, foreign versions of these medications.

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LOWER PROVIDENCE —  It’s no secret that a robust community always embraces its history but also looks to the future.

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NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County officials reported 266 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 but only one person died from the virus during the latest seven-day period ending Tuesday.

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ROYERSFORD — Starting a new business is a daunting task. Starting a business during a global pandemic brings a whole host of additional challenges — from delays to limited customer access.

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NORRISTOWN — A Norristown man received some time behind bars when he admitted that he failed to stop after being involved in vehicle crashes in West Norriton and Lower Providence and fled from police during one of the incidents.

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JENKINTOWN -- A traffic stop led to the arrest of a 27-year-old man earlier this month in a residential neighborhood several blocks off of Route 611 in Jenkintown, according to the Jenkintown Police Department.

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NORRISTOWN — Drug delivery resulting in death charges are increasingly being filed by prosecutors statewide and Chester and Montgomery counties are among the areas leading the state in charging drug dealers with killing buyers, according to statistics compiled by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.

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NORRISTOWN — An Upper Providence man identified in court papers as one of the “main targets” during an investigation of a drug trafficking organization in the Pottstown region has admitted to his role in the operation and awaits his fate from a judge.

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NORRISTOWN — An Upper Hanover man who ignored police warnings to stay away from his ex-girlfriend faces time in jail after he illegally entered the woman’s Lower Merion residence and proceeded to send her text messages indicating he was waiting for her in her bedroom, behavior that caused the woman fear.