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Region celebrates Independence Day with #Philly4th |Jul 3, 2016

Celebrate your Independence by sharing what’s going on in your community. Share what you are doing to celebrate the Fourth of July on Monday by using #Philly4th in your tweets and when posting your Instagram photos.

Delaware County designers recreate national parks for Philadelphia Flower Show |Feb 18, 2016

SWARTHMORE >> As soon as you see Michael Petrie’s home in Swarthmore, you know an artist lives there.

Butterflies, model rail lines, art entice visitors to Philadelphia Flower Show |Feb 18, 2016

Live butterflies, a garden railway and the fanciful “make and take” exhibit are special feature exhibits designed to delight the young at heart at the Philadelphia Flower Show in March.

After 40 years, Kremp Florist in Jenkintown remains Philadelphia Flower Show staple |Feb 18, 2016

After a remarkable 40 years with the Philadelphia Flower Show, family owned Kremp Florist is not only one of the longest running vendors at the nine-day event — it’s one of the only vendors that actually sells cut flowers.

‘Big Timber Lodge’ to welcome attendees to Philadelphia Flower Show |Feb 18, 2016

Horticulturists and artists alike are pretty excited about this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show.

Philadelphia Flower Show has bouquet of special guests coming |Feb 18, 2016

It’s no secret that painstaking time and effort goes into making sure the submissions at the Philadelphia Flower Show are among the most beautiful and elaborate in the world. That’s why for people like Tim Farrell, judging each one takes a team of people with years of experience and an eye for perfection.

Hoedown, International Women’s Day among new events at Philadelphia Flower Show |Feb 18, 2016

There is always more to the Philadelphia Flower Show than flowers — as if the beautiful landscapes and displays are not sufficient — and this year’s March 5 to 13 show adds some new special events to the array of extras.

Bring your appetite to the Philadelphia Flower Show |Feb 18, 2016

Most visitors may not be expecting to bring their appetites along to the Philadelphia Flower show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators artists bring their skills to Philadelphia Flower Show |Feb 18, 2016

PHILADELPHIA >> When the Philadelphia Flower Show opens March 5, visitors will be dazzled not only by acres of outstanding landscapes, but by a number of fine art displays featuring beautiful and fascinating plants.

Expanded amenities aim at enhancing Elmwood Park Zoo experience |Jul 12, 2015

NORRISTOWN >> Sure, you’ll still come mainly for the world-class animals, but neither the cuddly red pandas nor the engaging giraffes will mind if you find the Jus’ Java coffee creations and the expanded variety of zoo grub compelling attractions in their own right.

Brew Hub: Craft brewing in the Philly region |Jun 25, 2015

The Craft Beer industry has soared to new heights globally, and the Philadelphia area has been a flagship of homebrewed growth and innovation.

Prison release rarely an option for dying state inmates |Jun 14, 2015

Leon Jesse James was supposed to die in prison.

Senate committee votes to delay Keystone Exams |Jun 11, 2015

The Senate Education Committee Tuesday unanimously approved legislation to delay the graduation requirement associated with the Keystone Exams for two years.

Hostages released unharmed, suspect in custody at LaMott Fire Company |Mar 31, 2015

Cheltenham Twp. >> A former volunteer firefighter released four hostages held for an hour at LaMott Fire Company and surrendered to police late Tuesday morning.

Amber Alert: New Castle police say father took 3-year-old after assaulting her mother |Feb 24, 2015

The New Castle County Police Department are searching for a child that is missing from her home.

Improving campus safety focus of PASSHE audit, says Auditor General |Oct 7, 2014

HARRISBURG >> Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced Oct. 7 that his department’s ongoing performance audit of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education will include a comprehensive review of how the agency is complying with state and federal laws related to campus safety and sexual violence prevention.

Craig Thatcher Band to present free concert at Musikfest’s Main Stage |Jul 28, 2014

BETHLEHEM ­— Just when it seemed dark — as in the first dark night ever at Musikfest’s main stage — local blues icons The Craig Thatcher Band and Musikfest partner Coordinated Health have come together to shine the spotlight on the elements that make Musikfest one of the most unique music events in the nation.

Berks County goes green with first Berks Sustainability Festival July 19 |Jul 10, 2014

The host of the Reading Pretzel Festival is bringing the first ever sustainability festival to the residents of Berks County with water bottles, bikes, fresh farm food, drinks and local musical performances.

Elverson man pleads guilty to stealing from mother’s bank account |May 19, 2014

WEST CHESTER — An Elverson area businessman pleaded guilty Monday to stealing thousands of dollars from his aged mother’s bank account, and using her credit card to make more than $10,000 in personal purchases.

2 charged for numerous armed robberies in Berks, Chesco |May 9, 2014

Two Pennsylvania men have been indicted for half a dozen armed robberies including one in Kutztown, that were committed last July.

Honey Brook man faces charges in fatal crash |May 8, 2014

HONEY BROOK — A 51-year-old man is facing charges of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence in connection with Wednesday’s fatal crash on Route 322, according to state police.

Montco launches campaign to stop distracted driving |Feb 3, 2014

“Where r” — “This is the text that changed my life forever,” says a young man doing rehab, who appears to have suffered a brain injury. A group of girls sing “Happy Birthday” to a girl who died in a car crash who would have celebrated her 19th birthday.

Live from the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show |Jan 6, 2014

Follow along on our live coverage for the Pennsylvania Farm Show. The show runs Jan. 4 through Jan. 11.

Live from the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show |Jan 6, 2014

Follow along on our live coverage for the Pennsylvania Farm Show. The show runs Jan. 4 through Jan. 11.

Marcellus Legacy Fund provides more than $5.6 million for Watershed Restoration and Protection Projects |Nov 22, 2013

Governor Tom Corbett announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved nearly $5.6 million in funding to support 32 watershed restoration and protection projects throughout Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Students Encouraged to Enter Aviation Art Contest |Nov 14, 2013

Pennsylvania students are invited to depict aviation’s importance to public safety by participating in the annual 2014 Aviation Art Contest.

Families celebrate adoption finalizations |Nov 14, 2013

National Adoption Month is here to remind us that it only takes “a baby step” to start a family.

PennDOT Ready for Winter Travel, Motorists Urged to Prepare for Season |Nov 14, 2013

PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch today called on motorists to join the department in its efforts to keep roadways safe through the upcoming season.

Pennsylvania Students Encouraged to Enter Aviation Art Contest; Top Entries to be entered in National Competition |Nov 11, 2013

Students living in the state of Pennsylvania are invited to depict aviation’simportanceto public safety by participating in the annual 2014 Aviation Art Contest.

Berks voters elect two new judges, retain another |Nov 6, 2013

A veteran Berks County prosecutor, appearing on both the Democratic and Republican ballots, and a second GOP candidate were the top vote-getters in Tuesday’s balloting for two county judicial posts, according to unofficial election returns.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Veterans Day Holiday: Driver Licensing, Motor Vehicle Services Available Online |Nov 6, 2013

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Nov. 9, through Monday, Nov.

St. Joseph’s names Chief Operating Officer |Nov 5, 2013

St. Joseph Regional Health Network has named Sean P. Reynolds of Lancaster the Chief Operating Officer of the St. Joseph Provider Hospital Organization (PHO). The PHO is the organizational foundation required for St.

Families celebrate adoption finalizations |Nov 3, 2013

National Adoption Month is here to remind us that it only takes “a baby step” to start a family.

Redner’s Family Expo tradition continues this weekend |Oct 31, 2013

READING — Thousands of visitors will descend on the Greater Reading Expo Center on Saturday and Sunday for the return of the Redner’s Family Expo.

Hollenbach Construction, Inc. Listed In Top 100 Private Companies In The Greater Lehigh Valley |Oct 30, 2013

Hollenbach Construction, Inc., has been included in the first Lehigh Valley Business Top 100 Private Companies list. The list was compiled by Lehigh Valley Business (LVB) and is comprised of companies that participated in the LVB surveys and from other LVB research.

Corbett announces Early Childhood Tuition Assistance Program |Oct 30, 2013

Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett today unveiled the Rising STARS Tuition Assistance Program that will make it possible for early learning educators to increase their education and thus improve the quality of early childhood programs.

Red Cross Offers Tips for a Safe, yet Spooky Halloween; Avoid injuries, costume mishaps, traffic accidents |Oct 28, 2013

With Halloween right around the corner, the American Red Cross would like everyone to stay safe when they wear their costumes and go out to Trick-or-Treat.

Kraft recalls string cheese for possible spoilage |Oct 28, 2013

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling some varieties of Kraft and Polly-O String Cheese and String Cheese Twists products. These products may spoil before their “Best When Used By” code dates, leading to product discoloration.

Kraft recalls string cheese for possible spoilage |Oct 28, 2013

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling some varieties of Kraft and Polly-O String Cheese and String Cheese Twists products. These products may spoil before their “Best When Used By” code dates, leading to product discoloration.

Kraft recalls string cheese for possible spoilage |Oct 28, 2013

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling some varieties of Kraft and Polly-O String Cheese and String Cheese Twists products. These products may spoil before their “Best When Used By” code dates, leading to product discoloration.

Kraft recalls string cheese for possible spoilage |Oct 28, 2013

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling some varieties of Kraft and Polly-O String Cheese and String Cheese Twists products. These products may spoil before their “Best When Used By” code dates, leading to product discoloration.

Kraft recalls string cheese for possible spoilage |Oct 28, 2013

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling some varieties of Kraft and Polly-O String Cheese and String Cheese Twists products. These products may spoil before their “Best When Used By” code dates, leading to product discoloration.

Kraft recalls string cheese for possible spoilage |Oct 28, 2013

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling some varieties of Kraft and Polly-O String Cheese and String Cheese Twists products. These products may spoil before their “Best When Used By” code dates, leading to product discoloration.

The Philadelphia Freedom Valley Ymca is breaking ground on the new 72,000 square foot Upper Perkiomen Valley YMCA |Oct 28, 2013

This new YMCA will provide programs and services that will offer moreopportunities for youth, adults and families in the local community.

PENNSYLVANIA AMERICAN WATER TAPS SOCIAL MEDIA TO LAUNCH “COMMUNITY INVESTMENT CHALLENGE” |Oct 22, 2013

Pennsylvania American Water announced today the launch of the “Community Investment Challenge,” a contest that will let voters on the company’s Facebook page determine grant awards to support environmental projects and community improvement programs.

Governor Corbett Proclaims Oct. 20-26 as Teen Driver Safety Week |Oct 21, 2013

As part of its celebration of Teen Driver Safety Week, PennDOTSecretary Barry Schoch announced on Friday, Oct. 18, that Governor Tom Corbett has

Oct. 20-26 proclaimed Teen Driver Safety Week |Oct 19, 2013

As part of its celebration of Teen Driver Safety Week, PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch announced today that Governor Tom Corbett has proclaimed Oct. 20-26 as Teen Driver Safety Week in Pennsylvania to coincide with the national observance.

The Hillside School announces new Head Of School |Oct 18, 2013

Donna Henry M.Ed., of Northampton, Pa., was appointed Head of School at The Hillside School in Macungie, PA. Her responsibilities include the daily administration, operation, financial stability and educational integrity of the School.

Annual festival takes visitors on a culinary tour of Greece |Oct 17, 2013

Enjoy a visit to Greece without leaving Berks County when the 43rd annual Greek Food Bazaar returns Oct. 18-19-20 at Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church.

Annual festival takes visitors on a culinary tour of Greece |Oct 16, 2013

Enjoy a visit to Greece without leaving Berks County when the 43rd annual Greek Food Bazaar returns Oct. 18-19-20 at Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church.