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NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County prosecutors have withdrawn gun trafficking-related charges against a Norristown man in light of a recent state Supreme Court ruling, in an unrelated case, pertaining to vehicle searches.

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NORRISTOWN — Some Montgomery County residents have received telephone calls from a person impersonating a detective or sheriff, claiming the resident has an active arrest warrant that requires a payment to satisfy the warrant and prevent them from being arrested.

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NORRISTOWN — With the number of daily new coronavirus infections declining, a decrease in the positivity rate and increasing vaccinations, Montgomery County health officials are easing the face covering guidance for outdoor sports and exercise.

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CONSHOHOCKEN — Mayor Yaniv Aronson rates Conshohocken’s virtual 2020 Arts Festival and Car Show as “reasonably successful, given that we were in the middle of a pandemic.” But Aronson can’t wait to get this year’s event back to its Fayette Street roots – live – June 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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HARRISBURG — For the third 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 — While the deadline to register to vote for the upcoming primary election has passed, Montgomery County Commissioners’ Vice Chairman Ken Lawrence Jr. reminded voters of ways they can cast their ballots during Thursday’s board meeting.

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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.