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(Lead conservator Kristin deGhetaldi  stands in front of "Triumph of David," believed to be by Pietro de Cortona.  Photo by Stephen Crossot, provided)

Villanova Art Historians Hope For New Revelations in Painting’s X-Rays

The “Triumph of David,” a 12′-by-20′ painting believed to be by artist Pietro de Cortona, is being examined by radiographic imaging.

09/16/2014

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Trial In 2012 Slaying Of Baby, Grandmother In Montco Set To Begin This Week

Jury selection is scheduled Tuesday in the trial of a suburban Philadelphia man accused of having killed a baby and her grandmother in a botched kidnapping plot.

09/16/2014

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A Few Showers, Then Staying Comfortable

The last full week of Summer will be feeling more like Fall as a cool and quiet weather pattern remains in place for most of the week.

09/15/2014

Artist rendering of the Wings of Freedom Aviation Museum. (credit: Pat Loeb)

Willow Grove’s Aviation Museum To Be Transformed Into Major Attraction

A huge expansion is planned for the aviation museum at the old Willow Grove Naval Air Station, one that sponsors say would turn it into a major attraction for the region, drawing a million visitors a year.

09/15/2014

(David Brennan, general manager of the Wayne Hotel, stands alongside its historic marker.   Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: The Wayne Hotel

On the National Register of Historic Places, the Wayne Hotel, in Wayne, Pa., is now a modern, newly restored hotel with a long history.

09/14/2014

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Police: Norristown Man Electrocuted While Attempting To Steal Copper Wiring

Authorities say Norristown a man was killed while attempting extract copper wiring from high-voltage electrical box in Valley Forge National Historical Park.

09/13/2014

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Pa. Health Department Ending Free Flu Shots For Schoolchildren

Letters are going out to parents from various school districts in the Commonwealth saying that, due to federal budget cuts, free influenza vaccines will no longer be available.

09/12/2014

(County commissioner Leslie Richards and Abington police chief William Kelly listen as first assistant DA Kevin Steele speaks with reporters about the new task force.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Montgomery County Task Force Will Examine Causes of Drug Abuse

The task force — made up of representatives from law enforcement, social services, education, and the community — is charged with coming up with solutions, short-term and long-term, to address the problems.

09/12/2014

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Sisters Give Birth To Sons 22 Hours Apart At Abington Hospital

Jack and Owen were born 22 hours apart — and their mothers are sisters.

09/12/2014

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2 Injured In Multi-vehicle Accident On Pa. Turnpike

Crews are on the scene of a two vehicle accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike that injured two people.

09/11/2014

(David St. Onge Jr. is escorted from district court after waiving his preliminary hearing.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Guilty Plea in Montco Grandson’s Abuse-of-Corpse Case

David St. Onge Jr. didn’t kill his grandfather, but he did tell the judge that he agreed to help his father dispose of the body and cover up the evidence.

09/11/2014

(Montgomer County commissioner Leslie Richards, a Septa board member, talks about the new suicide helpline signs being posted at the Norristown Transportation Center.  Photo by Brad Segall)

SEPTA Shining Brighter Spotlight On Suicide Prevention

To help mark National Suicide Prevention Week, Septa is now installing signs at the boarding areas of the Norristown Transportation Center, advertising the number for a suicide prevention hotline.

09/10/2014

(David St. Onge Jr. is escorted from district court after waiving his preliminary hearing.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Guilty Plea in Montco Body-Dumping Case May Hinge on Related Charges

David St. Onge Jr. was also charged with theft and related offenses for allegedly using the victim’s credit cards.

09/09/2014

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Lynsay Fox’s Lawyer On Gun Store: ‘They Failed & The Gun Ended Up In The Hands Of Officer Fox’s Murderer”

Dom Giordano talked with Attorney Hope Freiwald and John Lowy from the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence about their lawsuit, filed on behalf of Lynsay Fox, against the gun store that sold the weapon used to kill her husband, a Plymouth Township police officer, to a straw purchaser.

09/09/2014

An orange "harvest moon" rises over Manassas, Virginia 26 September, 2007. A harvest moon is the full moon that appears nearest to the Autumnal Equinox.  (Photo credit KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

There Is Something Special Going On In The Sky Tonight: The Harvest Moon

The Harvest Moon tends to rise around sunset which often gives it a reddish glow and will set around 6am, shortly before sunrise. The Harvest Moon will turn full at 9:38PM EDT tonight.

09/08/2014

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