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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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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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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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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.

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NEW HANOVER — During the latest incident of domestic violence in Montgomery County, a New Hanover man fatally shot his son and daughter-in-law before turning the gun on himself to die by suicide, according to authorities.

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HARRISBURG — Montgomery County continues to experience upticks in its coronavirus positivity rate and Chester County’s rate surged to a “concerning” rate, according to the latest data from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

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LOWER PROVIDENCE — An Upper Providence man must answer to charges in Montgomery County Court that he allegedly possessed child pornography on his home computer, including images of an infant being sexually assaulted.

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The workforce in Bucks and Montgomery counties is still bouncing back from pandemic. As of June, the unemployment rate for Bucks County was 12.7%, while Montgomery County’s was 11.8%, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. By comparison, each county’s unemployment rate hovered under 4% in June 2019.

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LOWER MERION — Montgomery County authorities are seeking the public’s assistance as they investigate a fatal shooting that occurred in Lower Merion on Sunday night.

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They answer to Nana and Grammy; Pop-Pop and Grandpa. Sometimes they’re called Oma or Babcia; Abuelo or Pawpaw. In the end, though, grandparents are pretty much all the same: Reliable sources of hugs and cookies. Endlessly patient listeners, story-tellers and game-players. Or, as one unknown pundit put it, “People reaping the reward they’ve earned for not strangling their own teenagers.”

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Plymouth Whitemarsh High School (PWHS) seniors Alexander Szperka and Dean Suchsland have been named Semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit® Scholarship Program. Szperka and Suchsland were among approximately 1.5 million juniors in about 21,000 high schools who entered the 66th annual scholarship program by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®), which served as an initial screening of students.

State Sen. Bob Mensch, R-24th Dist., has introduced a new piece of legislation that would allow for long-term care facilities to designate one or more "Essential Family Caregiver" per resident.