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NORRISTOWN — As the 61st week of the coronavirus pandemic in Montgomery County came to a close on Friday, health officials reported that more than 100 additional county residents tested positive for the virus.

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NORRISTOWN — A Pottstown man is on his way to state prison after he admitted to his role in the overdose death of another man who was found dead in a vehicle on a parking lot of an apartment complex in the borough.

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NORRISTOWN — Born and raised in Norristown, incumbent District Court Judge Gregory Scott says he’s been honored to serve his community and he wants to continue “to advocate for equity within our justice system” with a second term.

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EAST NORRITON — Even though the 18th annual Walk & 5K Run Through the Park will be a mask-wearing, socially distanced in-person event on June 5, organizers are confident they can recapture at least part of that pre-pandemic  feeling for everyone involved.

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COLLEGEVILLE — Holy Cross Regional Catholic School student Khai Scavone is the proud winner of Artsonia’s Artist of the Week contest, a voting competition held on Artsonia.com, the world’s largest collection of student art portfolios exhibiting over 80 million pieces of student art.

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NORRISTOWN — After four years promoting the revitalization of Norristown as a member of the Norristown Planning Commission, lawyer Monica Mathews Reynolds says she’s ready to use her legal experience to serve the borough as a district court judge.

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PLYMOUTH — In recent greetings to members of the World Circus Federation on World Circus Day, a Vatican spokesman called such productions sources of “pure joy”; circus artists and workers, “artisans of beauty.” The latter was coined by Pope Francis himself to describe for men and women whose “pastoral care…is among the tasks of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development,” noted Peter K.A. Cardinal Turkson.

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NORRISTOWN — After spending seven years in the dogged pursuit of easing the distress of crime victims and other witnesses, "Turks," the Montgomery County District Attorney’s comfort dog, is retiring.

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NORRISTOWN — For the second time this week, the number of reported daily new cases of the coronavirus in Montgomery County fell below 100 on Wednesday as signs continue to indicate the spring surge in cases may be easing.

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WEST NORRITON — Acknowledging that the use of radar for speed enforcement would be more effective than the current Vascar (stopwatch) method, the Commissioners agreed at Tuesday's meeting to vote on an ordinance supporting House Bill 606 and Senate Bill 419, which would allow the use of radar in local municipalities.

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UPPER DUBLIN — A Philadelphia man was ordered to stand trial on charges he committed multiple daytime residential burglaries and attempted burglaries in Montgomery, Delaware and Philadelphia counties, including one during which he allegedly performed a sex act in view of a 102-year-old woman.

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NORRISTOWN — While more than 100 Montgomery County residents tested positive for the coronavirus in the latest daily report, health officials announced that beginning Wednesday all county-run vaccination clinics will offer walk-up availability for a vaccine.

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HARRISBURG — For the second consecutive week, the coronavirus positivity rate decreased in Montgomery County and in the six neighboring counties in Southeast Pennsylvania, according to the latest week-to-week data compiled by state health officials.

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NORRISTOWN — Calling a Philadelphia man’s actions “depraved,” a judge ensured the man will never be released from prison for killing his ex-girlfriend outside her Whitemarsh workplace by stabbing her and then repeatedly running over her, crushing her to death, with his three-ton vehicle.

LOWER POTTSGROVE — The Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area is bringing the Paddling Film Festival to the region for the second year in a row as an outdoor and physically-distant drive-in theater experience at The SunnyBrook Ballroom on Thursday, May 6, from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m.

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NORRISTOWN — As the 60th week of the coronavirus pandemic in Montgomery County came to a close on Friday, health officials reported more than 200 additional county residents tested positive for the virus and five more people died from the virus.

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LANSDALE — Edward J. Levine, of Lansdale, said it’s an honor serving his community as a district court judge and he wants to continue to run a court that is “open, fair and available.”

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LANSDALE — After more than three decades serving his community as a police officer and detective, retired Hatfield Township Police Corporal Patrick M. Hanrahan says he’d like to continue to serve the community as a district court judge.

TELFORD — The Telford Borough Authority will be flushing the water distribution system during the next 6 to 8 weeks according to the following tentative schedule (schedule is subject to change):

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UPPER MERION — VFW Post 7878 in King of Prussia was a night of remembrance on Monday, April 27th. Rolling Thunder made the presentation of the POW-MIA Chair that will be displayed at the post. The night began with the sound of bagpipes from Irish Thunder Pipes and Drums playing some tunes honoring our military. The dedication was then open with a prayer, Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of The National Anthem.

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NORRISTOWN — Aaron J. Holston, of Norristown, wants to help those who may feel that their voices haven’t been heard and wants to provide just and fair solutions for residents if he’s elected to serve his community as a district court judge.