The state distributed more than $1.49 million Monday in equipment grants to career and technology centers. The money will benefit Pottstown, Pottsgrove, Spring-Ford, Upper Perkiomen, Perkiomen Valley, Boyertown, and Phoenixville school districts.
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A Norristown man wanted in Berks County on an outstanding arrest warrant was taken into custody by Pennsylvania state police while he visited the Valley Forge Casino Resort, they said.
Residents of Phoenixville, Green Lane, Harleysville, and Collegeville were among 23 Municipal Police Academy cadets graduating Tuesday from 24 weeks of schooling at MCCC's Blue Bell campus.
If it seems like Santa Claus will be everywhere at once this weekend, well, it's because he can be! You'll find him, accompanied by volunteer firefighters and in some cases entertainment too, in local municipalities across the Tri-County area.
High winds postponed last weekend's schedule for Phoenixville's Firebird Festival observance. Now it will be held Saturday (Dec. 18) from 5-11 p.m. in Veterans Memorial Park. Get your tickets online.
Citadel Credit Union has named Collegeville resident Phil Sutliff, formerly of Colorado, as its new head of business banking. The credit union operates offices in Pottstown, Limerick, Phoenixville, and Harleysville.
Wegmans Markets next year will double the amounts it said it will award to eligible employees seeking 2022 scholarships for higher education. The company operates stores in Collegeville and King of Prussia.
When Hollywood makes a movie that requires filming cash, it apparently relies on play money printed with a label that identifies it as phony. A $100 bill of that type showed up Sunday in Valley Forge, state police said.