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Spectators react to mistrial at Bill Cosby trial

NORRISTOWN >> “It’s a blessing!” a Bill Cosby supporter shouted as the entertainer emerged from the Montgomery County Courthouse on Saturday after a mistrial was declared at his sexual assault trial. ...

By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby sex-assault case; Prosecutors will retry

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com

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  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: When you just don’t love gardening

    This could only happen to my friend, Amanda. Amanda lives in East Whiteland Township, in Pennsylvania. Last Sunday, she went outside “just to pull a few weeds” from her walkway. No need to put on shoes for that! But she managed to stub her toe on one of the pavers and cut her foot. It turns out that this was just a minor gardening skirmish; two years ago, she had to be driven to the hospital following a more serious gardening accident. Poor Amanda! She hates gardening, so...

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    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Treats for dad; Conshy Music Festival; Irish Festival in Haverstown and much more

    For Fathers Day American Helicopter Museum and Education Center: The Bell UH-1 Iroquois “Huey” became a symbol of the Vietnam War. One of these helicopters, that is now an artist’s sculpture entitled “Take Me Home Huey,” will be the focus of a presentation by three of her original crew members at 10:30 a.m. June 17 and 11 a.m. June 18, and the star of this year’s FatherFest on June 18, including screenings of a documentary. For...

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    EAT & DRINK: More restaurants to try, food truck fair and much more to taste

    King of Prussia’s restaurant boom continues with the opening of Tiffin Indian Cuisine. It’s the popular restaurant’s ninth spot (and first franchise), located in the Valley Forge Plaza Shopping Center. www.tiffin.com

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    LIVE: The wait continues in Day 9 of the Bill Cosby Trial

    Bill Cosby is waiting on the jury at his sex-abuse trial and we are there live. Follow reporters Eric Devlin (@Eric_Devlin) and Carl Hessler Jr. (@MontcoCourtNews) for all that’s happening in and around the courthouse.

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    oN STAGE IN CHESTER SPRINGS: SALT Performing Arts presents ‘Lend Me a Tenor’

    Chester Springs: SALT Performing Arts present the Tony award winning show Lend Me a Tenor, winner of 3 Tony Awards and 4 Drama Desk Awards, along with a delicious catered dinner provided by Limencello Restaurant June 16th – 25th.

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    Hamburg Girl Scout Troop honors leader by planting tree

    Members of Girl Scout Troop #47 has been enjoying each others’ company since they joined together as Brownies in 1950. Over the years the Troop has had several leaders, but one leader has remained a part of the group since the beginning. Jutta Bausher, of Hamburg, and often assisted by her late husband, Ralph, has devoted many hours in planning and arranging events for the girls over the years. To honor them the Troop has had a Red Bud tree planted at the Hamburg Borough Park in...

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    Vehicle strikes tree, driver killed

    Fleetwood Police responded to the scene of a vehicle that had collided head on with a tree on Krause Road north of Route 222 in Richmond Township at 9:09 a.m. on June 13. Police arrived on scene to find the driver deceased.

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    Temple grad receives Diamond Award

    Leah Wenhold, a May 2017 graduate of Temple University, was the recipient of the university’s Diamond Award. The Diamond Award is the highest recognition given by the Division of Student Affairs to Temple University undergraduate students. This recognition is based on a holistic evaluation of students’ accomplishments. The award is reserved for those who have demonstrated superior leadership, academic achievement, service to the university, and an impact on the community.

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    Berks Encore-Strausstown hosts introduction to genealogy classes

    Berks Encore–Strausstown is hosting the introductory session, “What Is This Thing Called Genealogy,” on Monday, June 26 at 10:30 a.m. Local genealogy enthusiast Carl Bloss will share the joys of learning about one’s family history. There is no fee for the session.

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