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PJPII Field Hockey Player Shows Her Moves

A video posted Monday to YouTube on behalf of Pope John Paul II High School field hockey player Katherine

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PJPII Field Hockey Player Shows Her Moves

A video posted Monday to YouTube on behalf of Pope John Paul II High School field hockey player Katherine Martin is intended to draw attention from college recruiters.

Historic Site Advocates Schedule Annual Meeting

Fans of The Speaker's House property in Trappe PA will conduct their annual meeting, and show off recently unearthed artifacts, on Nov. 16 in Collegeville.

Spring-Ford Queen Joins Fireworks Fund Efforts

Spring-Ford High senior Michaela Parr will look for your dollars-and-cents votes during the next eight months to help support the return of fireworks for Pottstown's Independence Day events.

Limerick Interested In Wednesday’s Pottstown Robbery

A man armed with a handgun took undisclosed items Wednesday at 7:23 p.m. from the Dollar General on North Charlotte Street. The crime is similar to one that occurred Sunday in Limerick.

Poet Rachel Levitsky Offers Workshop At Ursinus

Her guided activities workshop during the afternoon of Nov. 3 at Ursinus College will be followed by an hour-long reading later that night.

Collegeville Rotary Hosts Parade Wednesday Night

The annual Halloween-themed march down East Main Street in Collegeville begins at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public. You can even join the marchers; no charge!

Now You Can Take Fido For An 18th Century Walk

A new, 1.25-mile trail for people and pets has opened at Montgomery County's Peter Wentz Farmstead historic site in Worcester PA. Visit it during a Nov. 8 program.

Greek Tragedy ‘Medea’ Gets An Ursinus Update

A contemporary translation of Euripedes' Greek tragedy about betrayal and vengeance will be staged in Collegeville from Wednesday through Saturday.

Canal Association Joins GoodSearch For Funding

The revenue it will receive from donor designations is small, the Schuylkill Canal Association said, but it adds up over time.

County Seeks Buyers For 80 Tax Claim Properties

If you want a real estate bargain, you might find it waiting on the repository list of the Montgomery County Tax Claim Bureau. But even the county treasurer warns "Buyers, beware!"

Astrophotography Topic Of Society’s Nov. 9 Meet

Members of the ChesMont Astronomical Society are due to hear about adventures of photographing the great beyond.

Politicians Launch Arcola Bridge Replacement Project

The 290-foot bridge in Collegeville was closed for safety reasons during 2013. It will take about 20 months and $7.7 million to demolish and replace the old structure.

NRC Extends Exelon Nuclear Licenses For Limerick

The company's two nuclear reactors are now approved for operation though 2044 and 2049, respectively.

Site Offers Limerick Residents Insurance Resources

A new website and three accompanying webinars, created in part by Penn State Cooperative Extension, may help Limerick residents find health insurance coverage they need.

MontCo’s Not Just Location, But An ‘Experience’

With Video. That's the theme of a new video launched last week on the "Visit Valley Forge" channel on YouTube.