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Much has been said about effective leadership during the days surrounding Jan. 20’s presidential inauguration. Locally, newly-elected student officers at Central Montco Technical High School and classmates from their sending schools view it this way:

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NORRISTOWN — While the number of people being vaccinated against COVID-19 continues to increase in Montgomery County, officials reported 685 new cases of the virus and a dozen new deaths over the two-day period ending Friday.

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NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County officials say they’re not aware of any threats of civil unrest locally in the wake of the riot at the U.S. Capitol last week and “chatter” about demonstrations at state and local government offices in the coming days.

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NORRISTOWN — As Montgomery County officials make plans to ramp up a COVID-19 vaccination program, they reported on Wednesday that 270 people tested positive for the virus, bringing the county’s total number of cases to 37,918 since March 7, when the first two cases of the virus were identified in the county.

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Three House Democrats from Southeastern Pennsylvania joined 229 others and 10 Republicans Wednesday in voting to make Donald Trump the first president in history to be impeached twice.

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NORTH COVENTRY — J.H. White Financial, a financial planning and asset management firm has announced it has changed its name to Great Oak Wealth Management Inc. Founded in 2004 by Jim White, CFP, the company has offices in North Coventry and East Whiteland in Chester County.

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UPPER GWYNEDD — A Bucks County man must answer to charges in Montgomery County Court that he attempted to kill an Upper Gwynedd police officer by shooting at him as police investigated reports of a suspicious person in a township neighborhood.

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NORRISTOWN — As doses of the coronavirus vaccine continue to be administered in Montgomery County, officials reported that more than 2,700 individuals tested positive for the virus and more than 50 people died from the virus during the latest seven-day period ending Tuesday.

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LOWER MERION — A Delaware man is behind bars accused of delivering a dangerous dose of fentanyl and methamphetamine to a Lower Merion woman who suffered a fatal overdose.

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HARRISBURG — Montgomery County’s coronavirus percent-positivity rate increased slightly as the county entered the 45th week of the pandemic, according to the latest data compiled by state health officials.

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LOWER PROVIDENCE — After a more than a four-decade career in corrections, Julio M. Algarin retired on Friday as warden at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility, leaving a legacy of dedicated service and commitment to public safety.

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NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County employees will soon receive some additional financial relief after officials formalized a $15-per-hour minimum wage as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact daily life, according to Montgomery County Commissioners’ Chairwoman Valerie Arkoosh.

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WHITPAIN -- Abramson Senior Care, a nonprofit organization providing patient-centered care for aging adults in the Delaware Valley, has started providing COVID-19 vaccinations for staff members at their Blue Bell location. Front-line workers—including home care nurses, hospice care staff, health aids and other employees working with a high-risk community—were the first to receive the initial dose of the Moderna vaccine, which is being administered by Wellness Pharmacy Services, Abramson Senior Care’s pharmacy partner. The vaccine is being administered at various Abramson Senior Care locations, including its corporate headquarters, which is the home of Abramson’s hospice and palliative care programs. Abramson leadership is encouraged by, and proud, of its staff’s commitment and responsiveness in terms of recognizing the critical importance of getting vaccinated to protect both themselves and the fragile populations they serve.

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NORRISTOWN — A Norristown man faces homicide charges after prosecutors alleged his actions of firing a gun into the home of a neighbor during a dispute directly resulted in the fatal shooting of an occupant of the home.

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NORRISTOWN — As the rollout of a COVID-19 vaccination program continues in Montgomery County, officials reported more than 800 people tested positive for the virus during the latest two-day period ending Thursday.