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Norristown Pa.

("The Cat Crew" sets traps for a wild cat catch-spay-release program in Norristown, Pa.    Credit: Dan Wing)

In Norristown, Pa., An Ongoing Effort To Control Town’s Wild Cat Population

The self-designated “Cat Crew” usually sets their traps twice each week, bringing in about ten strays each time.

03/21/2014

(A tree brought down by the February 5, 2014 ice storm lands on a car in Ardmore, Pa.   Photo by KYW's Pat Loeb)

Montco Gearing Up For Next Major Snow Event

With at least six inches of snow forecast for a large part of the county and winds that could bring down power lines and trees, county commissioner Josh Shapiro is urging residents to sign up for “Ready Notify Pa.,” to get emergency alerts.

02/11/2014

(Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Protest Says Undocumented Immigrants in Norristown Unfairly Targeted

About two dozen people demonstrated across the street from the Philadelphia office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) for the release of four men facing deportation by the US government.

02/11/2014

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2 Injured, 19 Displaced In Multi-Home Fire In Norristown

The two-alarm fire broke out at a rowhome in Norristown, Montgomery County Saturday afternoon and spread to as many as seven other homes.

01/04/2014

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Montco Attorney For Accused Dealers Caught in Phila. Rx Drug Sting

Gregory Noonan is accused of selling nearly 400 oxycodone pills to an undercover cop at $15 each.

12/20/2013

(Former Montgomery County commissioner Jim Matthews, in file photo.)

Former Montco Commissioner Jim Matthews Gets His Record Cleared

Matthews, a former Montgomery County commissioner, spent a year on probation after agreeing to enter a probationary program for first-time offenders without admitting any guilt.

10/25/2013

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Norristown ’911 Landlord’ Law Will Face Federal Court Challenge

Under the measure, a landlord whose tenant calls police three times in four months is issued a fine.

09/19/2013

(Credit: Brad Segall)

Norristown Advertises For More Volunteer Firefighters

A billboard campaign designed to increase the number of volunteer firefighters in that Montgomery County community appears to be working, but officials say there is still a long way to go.

09/11/2013

(Officials hold a ceremonial groundbreaking to signify the start of the project to link Lafayette Street with Conshohocken Road.   Credit: Brad Segall)

Lafayette St.-Conshohocken Rd. Link Project Getting Underway At Last

Extending Lafayette Street has been in the planning stages since 2000, when the first federal dollars were locked up.

09/09/2013

(File photo.  Credit: Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

Former Head of Veterans’ Group in Norristown Sentenced For Embezzlement

Robert Fisher, himself a Vietman vet, pleaded guilty earlier this year to pilfering the money while serving as commander of the Disabled American Veterans chapter between 2008 and 2011.

08/13/2013

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1 Hospitalized After Shooting In Montgomery County

Police in Norristown say an unidentified man was shot multiple times around midnight in the 200 block of East Oak Street.

07/28/2013

(Credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Montgomery County Officials Create Guide To Assist Schools, Parents With Cyber-Bullying

Montgomery County officials announced the creation of a guide that offers advice and suggestions on how parents and schools can handle cyber-bullying situations.

07/10/2013

Man Gets 23 To 46 Years In Pa. Girlfriend’s Murder

A man has been sentenced in the strangulation murder of his girlfriend in Pottstown last year.

06/24/2013

(Montgomery County employees gather around a collection box designed to receive worn or unneeded American flags.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Montco Drop-off Box Ensures Respectful Disposal For Old American Flags

When it’s time to retire your flag, officials say, bring it to the courthouse and deposit the flag in the box.

06/14/2013

Montco Officials Urging Deadbeat Parents To Beat Child Support Amnesty Deadline

So far this week, two dozen people have turned themselves in to make arrangements to pay without fear of being arrested or sent to jail.

06/13/2013

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