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TELFORD – The first fabric face masks Cathy Detweiler and granddaughters Baylen Detweiler and Meghan Jurin made to help in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus are four ply.

Tower Health Urgent Care offers six locations dedicated exclusively to COVID-19 assessment and screening. These sites are being established to ease patient access to testing while keeping those with respiratory illness out of the hospitals and physician offices.

WHITPAIN -- Whitpain Township Police and Center Square Fire Company responded to a fire in a vacant house in the 200 block of West Maple Avenue at 7:30 a.m. Monday, March 23, according to a press release from police.

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Joyce Koh, owner of Joyce Koh, LLC law firm in Bala Cynwyd, Pa., and Carolyn Forcina, vice president for Government Relations and Education at Pandion Optimization Alliance, have been named to the Salus University Board of Trustees, effective at the start of the year.

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NORTH COVENTRY — After nearly 30 years with the township police department, Chief Robert Schurr had every expectation that he would end his police career here.

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WHITPAIN — An unoccupied vehicle was struck by a SEPTA Regional Rail train in the area of Mount Pleasant and Railroad avenues Wednesday, but no one was injured, according to Whitpain police and SEPTA.

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The Cheltenham Township Police Department, along with 11 other Montgomery County Police Departments will be conducting a written examination of Police Officer on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at the Montgomery County Community College. Registration begins at 8:00 AM.

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AMBLER -- Gilmore & Associates, Inc., a civil engineering firm, presented to borough council the final plans for Ambler Square, a “pocket park” on the corner of Butler and Park avenues.

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UPPER DUBLIN — A 2020-21 preliminary $106.9 million budget calling for a 2.6 percent property tax increase was reviewed at a Feb. 13 Upper Dublin School District town hall meeting that drew only a handful of residents.

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SPRINGFIELD — A man who pointed what turned out to be a fake gun at another motorist Feb. 6 was captured following a vehicle chase and foot pursuit.

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LANSDALE — A 57-year-old Harleysville woman and her 13-year-old daughter were killed in a Jan. 29 traffic accident on Interstate 95 in Virginia while traveling to Parris Island, S.C., for the U.S. Marines boot camp graduation of another of the woman's daughters, various news sources said.

CHELTENHAM -- Students in grades 5 to 8 at Presentation BVM School have been competing to represent the school in the archdiocesan Religion Bee to be held next month.

ELKINS PARK -- Cheltenham Township is offering four free programs celebrating Black History Month between February 13th and February 29th. Residents are encouraged to attend these programs to learn about Cheltenham’s heritage and historical significance in African American history.

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UPPER DUBLIN — Questions about pedestrian connections, a planned dog park and use of the clubhouse at the 105-acre Twining Valley Park were among those posed by residents at a Jan. 28 township commissioners workshop meeting.

The Harleysville Hank Groundhog Day Extravanganza on Saturday gave the hometown favorite groundhog the chance to beat Punxsutawney Phil by a day with his prediction. Hank did not see a shadow in the morning fog at the Mennonite Heritage Center, and his handlers proclaimed spring is just arou…

ABINGTON - The Abington School District’s board of education endorsed a $171 million preliminary budget for the 2020-21 school year after reviewing the revenues and expenses, according to Superintendent Jeffrey Fecher and Business Manager Christopher Lionetti.

Students participated in several philanthropic opportunities on Monday, Jan. 19 during “Day On,” an event that's part of the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service at Cheltenham High School. Students across Cheltenham School District completed a variety of projects during the…