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  1. Restaurant inspection reports for Montco now availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Philly.com

    If you dine out in Montgomery County, you can now check the latest health inspection reports for restaurants from Bala Cynwyd to Pottstown, from Warminster to Harleysville. Clean Plates is a searchable database that also contains inspection write-ups for restaurants in Philadelphia and Bucks County in Pennsylvania, and Gloucester County  in New Jersey.

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  2. Collarbone showing? Girls say school dress codes are sexistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Philly.com

    Kathy Boccella is a suburban education reporter. Prior to that assignment, she covered county government and news and was a reporter in the features department.

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  3. Suburban hospital sales expected to hurt school districts financiallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Philly.com

    Pottstown Memorial Medical Center is the biggest property tax payer in Pottstown. Its sale to Reading Health System, a nonprofit eligible for property-tax exemption, could be a hard financial hit to hit the Pottstown School District.

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  4. Herman Silverman, 97, Bucks County businessman and philanthropistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Philly.com

    Herman Silverman, 97, of Newtown, a former swimming pool company magnate who poured his business genius, generosity, and personal magnetism into numerous philanthropic ventures in central Bucks County including the James A. Michener Art Museum, died Wednesday, May 31, of heart disease at Pennswood Village. Born to Sam and Elizabeth Silverman in the back of a police wagon on the way to the hospital in Camden, he grew up in West Philadelphia, Pottstown and Strawberry Mansion.

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  5. An ecumenical house of worship in Pottstown for Christians, Jews, and FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | Philly.com

    Kristin E, Holmes is a general assignment reporter in the suburbs. She has worked at the Inquirer since 1982.

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  6. Medical marijuana lures ex-Eagle, other former players into a new field 48 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Philly.com

    In 10 seasons playing pro football, Lito Sheppard cracked a rib, broke both thumbs, sprained his knees, pulled a quad, and dislocated eight fingers. The Eagles cornerback took such hard hits that he blacked out.

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  7. Exclusive Hill School fights perception, and Pottstown's economic challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | Philly.com

    A remnant of the halcyon days of a town that once forged steel for the Golden Gate Bridge, with its manicured walls, stately buildings, and stained-glass windows, the Hill School -- whose alumni include Donald Trump Jr., Gov. Wolf, and moviemaker Oliver Stone -- is an anomaly in Pottstown. While the town has struggled economically and has some of the region's highest property-tax rates, enrollment at the Hill, where the $55,665 annual cost for tuition and board fees is $10,000 higher than the borough's median household income, has reached an all-time high.

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  8. Man charged in fatal hit-run crash in MontcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Philly.com

    Emily Babay works on the Real Time News Desk. She writes about everything from crime to transit problems - and occasionally about good news.

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  9. Authorities: Pickup sought in fatal Pottstown hit-run locatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Philly.com

    Julie Shaw works on the Real Time News Desk for the Inquirer and the Daily News. During her 10-plus years at both papers, she has covered the courts, crime, immigration, and census stories.

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  10. Pedestrian struck in Pottstown20 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Philly.com

    Julie Shaw works on the Real Time News Desk for the Inquirer and the Daily News. During her 10-plus years at both papers, she has covered the courts, crime, immigration, and census stories.

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  11. How much snow fell near you?7 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Philly.com

    Emily Babay is a breaking news producer. She writes about everything from crime to transit problems - and occasionally about good news.

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  12. Norristown State Hospital closure troubles familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Philly.com

    David Bolin spent 30 years working for a tax-exempt organization that provided community-based services to elderly, mentally ill, and intellectually and developmentally disabled individuals. But now he finds himself in the unexpected position of pushing against the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services' decision to close the civil unit at Norristown State Hospital, where his daughter has been for three years.

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  13. Montco gang member pleads guilty to attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Philly.com

    Stephanie Farr has been a reporter with the Daily News since 2007. She covers everything from crime to basic human decency.

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  14. Pottstown District protests Education Secretary nominee; Radnor resolution failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Philly.com

    Kathy Boccella is a suburban education reporter. Prior to that assignment, she covered county government and news and was a reporter in the features department.

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  15. Want to mentor young women in STEM careers? Here's an opportunity21 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Philly.com

    Mentoring and recruiting young women in the STEM fields will be the focus of two events scheduled this month, part of separate initiatives spearheaded by Villanova University's School of Business and Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack to promote science, technology, engineering and math education and jobs for women.

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  16. Montco lottery ticket wins $1 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Philly.com

    Emily Babay is a breaking news producer. She writes about everything from crime to transit problems - and occasionally about good news.

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  17. Snow, sleet mix blusters into region, threatening driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Philly.com

    A wintry mix of rain, sleet, and snow predicted for parts of the Philadelphia region Sunday could create problems for commuters in the early hours of Monday during the morning rush. The National Weather Service in Mount Holly expects little or no accumulation, especially in Philadelphia and south and east of the city before the changeover to rain, as temperatures rise to a high of 47 degrees from the low 30s in the normally cold spots.

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  18. Blindness can't sack Pottstown quarterbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Philly.com

    After going blind and then deaf while still in grade school, Marvin Pearson learned how to get around his Pottstown neighborhood, even walking alone six blocks to Wal-Mart. Regaining some hearing after getting an implant in his left ear, he excelled at wrestling and track at Overbook School for Blind, figured out how to beat his two sisters at Play Station, and occasionally alarmed them and his mom by roller-blading around the house.

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  19. Montco man gets probation for stink bomb prankRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Philly.com

    A Montgomery County man was sentenced to five years probation for his part in setting off stink bombs in three busy West Chester restaurants during graduation week in the college town and videoing the evacuations. Matthew Scott Armentrout, 33, of Green Street, Royersford, pleaded guilty to charges of criminal mischief and conspiracy, the Pottstown Mercury News reports.

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