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Kempton artist Jonathan Bond wins 2nd at Schuylkill River Art Show

By Lisa Mitchell|

Three new prosecutors sworn in, joining District Attorney’s Office of Chester County

Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced that three new Assistant District Attorneys have joined the District Attorney’s Office. Matthew Finley, Caitlin Rice and Samantha Ryan were sworn in before the Honorable Mark L. Tunnell on Fr...

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    Hopewell Furnace invites the public to enjoy an ‘Iron Plantation Christmas’

    The National Park Service (NPS) invites the public to celebrate an “Iron Plantation Christmas” and stroll through 100 years of American Christmases at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. This free event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature Christmas as celebrated from 1771 to 1883 at Hopewell Furnace.

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    Chester County SPCA to provide animal sheltering services for Delaware

    On Nov. 23, the Chester County SPCA (CCSPCA) confirmed that their organization has been selected by the Delaware Division of Public Health’s Office of Animal Welfare (OAW) to provide animal sheltering services in support of the state Animal Control Enforcement Unit that will take over on Jan. 1, 2016. The selection was made after the OAW received bids from a Request-For-Proposal issued in August. The agreement is a three year contract that may be renewed for up to two additional...

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    TVHS receives Bronze Globe Award from PA State Modern Language Association

    Twin Valley High School recently received the Bronze Globe Award from the Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association (PSMLA). The PSMLA Exemplary Program (PEP) recognized Twin Valley in the 2015 PEP Awards Showcase, as an exemplary foreign language program.

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    Nativity Nite Live returns to Morgantown

    On Saturday, Dec. 5, Hopewell Christian Fellowship will transform an area in the Walmart parking lot at Morgantown Crossings into a Christmas festival for the whole family. From 5 to 8 p.m., the community is invited to come and enjoy a festive atmosphere with something for young and old.

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    Chester County schools briefed on capabilities of new county-wide emergency radio system

    Chester County Commissioners Terence Farrell, Kathi Cozzone and Michelle Kichline, and Chester County Director of Emergency Services Bobby Kagel met with Chester County schools superintendents to update them on the progress and capabilities of the new emergency radio system being installed throughout the County.

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    Chief of Chester County Detectives, James Vito, to retire

    Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced that James Vito, Chief of the Chester County Detectives, is retiring effective Dec. 31, 2015. Chief Vito is the longest serving member of the District Attorney’s Office, having been hired in 1979.

    District Attorney’s Office of Chester County |

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    New Holland Police: Vehicle fire on Edgewood Road

    On Nov. 21, at approximately 5:03 a.m., New Holland Police Officer Beideman was dispatched to a vehicle fire at 207 Edgewood Road, in Earl Township.


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    Montgomery County officials prepare to protect homeless during Code Blue weather

    NORRISTOWN >> As Montgomery County residents were bundling up, perhaps for the first time this season, to head into a brisk Monday, county officials were preparing to take steps protecting the vulnerable during extreme cold weather.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

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    No tax increase in Union Township

    The Union Township Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Nov. 16 to advertise its 2016 budget of $1,655,716, with no tax increase.

    By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |

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    State Police: Maryland teenager commits suicide at Hawk Mountain

    State Police at the Hamburg station have reported the death of Jacob Marburger, 19, of Maryland. Marburger committed suicide on Nov. 21. The incident was reported to have occurred at approximately 3:51 p.m.


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