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State Rep. Thaddeus Kirkland ousted Chester Mayor John Linder on Tuesday night in one of the region's most heated primary battles.
Coatesville let cops retire early without knowing where $ was coming from
Several dozen gun-rights supporters peacefully descended on a Lower Merion park Sunday afternoon, where they protested a local gun ordinance and called on the district attorney to take legal action against the township.
A Methacton school board candidate is under fire and has lost the Republican endorsement after parents drew attention to what they said were racist and anti-Semitic posts in his name on social media.
As they walked through M&S Centerless Grinding in Hatboro on Monday, its president, John Shegda, told Gov. Wolf that his company - and its workforce - have expanded dramatically in recent years.
Bristol Township Council President Bob Lewis was found dead in his home Sunday, officials said. The township issued a statement saying Lewis died at his home in Croydon on Sunday morning. A cause of death was not announced.
DOYLESTOWN Bucks County's three commissioners are up for reelection, and that means they will step aside this year as members of the county's Board of Elections.
County Democrats have announced their candidates for County Court judge.
State Rep. Joe Hackett's final day in office is not until April 30, but he already has begun collecting another check for a second government job.
The alleged scheme was all about relationships. The head of a Montgomery County engineering firm wanted to win Pennsylvania Department of Transportation contracts to inspect road-maintenance and bridge-cleaning projects, investigators said. So he befriended a retired PennDot employee who had mentored the man in charge of picking the recipients of the agency's six-figure deals.
State Rep. Thaddeus Kirkland ousted Chester Mayor John Linder on Tuesday night in one of the region's most heated primary battles.
Coatesville let cops retire early without knowing where $ was coming from
After decades of Republican rule, Democrats now hold a slight registration advantage in Delaware County. But GOP names will dominate the ballot in the primary election for county judgeships and council.
A Methacton school board candidate is under fire and has lost the Republican endorsement after parents drew attention to what they said were racist and anti-Semitic posts in his name on social media.
As they walked through M&S Centerless Grinding in Hatboro on Monday, its president, John Shegda, told Gov. Wolf that his company - and its workforce - have expanded dramatically in recent years.
NEW YORK - Hillary Rodham Clinton might want to consider hiring Lower Gwynedd-based stage producer Kari Lynn Hearn as a campaign adviser. Or keep her in mind for an embassy posting.
UPPER DARBY TWP. Upper Darby Township Mayor Tom Micozzie and School Board President Judy Gentile are scheduled to cut the rug Saturday as they try their hand at Dancing With the Upper Darby Stars.
Bruce L. Castor Jr. is a busy guy - who just got busier. The Montgomery County commissioner, who also works as a private attorney and is campaigning to be county District Attorney, on Friday got sworn in as a special deputy district attorney in Centre County.
Baer Growls: Montco Commissioner Josh Shapiro just got another notch on his belt. He's someone who bears watching.
Several dozen gun-rights supporters peacefully descended on a Lower Merion park Sunday afternoon, where they protested a local gun ordinance and called on the district attorney to take legal action against the township.