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Power outage continues in part of Leesport

A power outage that began Wednesday morning in a portion of Leesport is extending into the night. The power went out about 8:30 a.m. for 92 customers, a Met-Ed spokesman said. At 1 p.m., 67 customers remained without service but that number increased to 95 later. A Met-Ed crew is...
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Tredyffrin Township Home to One of the Main Line’s Hidden Architectural Gems

The former Covered Wagon Inn.Image via Save the Covered Wagon Inn. The Main Line is filled with hidden architectural gems with a rich history that have been successfully preserved by being repurposed for modern-day use. One notable example is the historic Covered Wagon Inn in Tredyffrin Township, writes Paul Jablow for Main Line Today.
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Centennial to grant high school diploma to veterans

Centennial School District is currently accepting applications to grant a high school diploma to any honorably discharged veteran who served in the United States military during World War II, Korean Conflict or Vietnam War. In order to recognize and honor veterans who left high school prior to graduation to serve...
Norristown Times Herald

Federal judge reimposes mask mandate on Perkiomen Valley schools

A judge in a federal class-action lawsuit brought against the Perkiomen Valley School District in the wake of its lifting of a mask mandate in school buildings has issued a restraining order requiring the mask mandate be reinstated Thursday through Feb. 8. As a result, “all students, staff, and visitors...
US News and World Report

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Inquirer. January 18, 2022. Editorial: State lawmakers must seize on an opportunity to upgrade public transit in Pa. In Pennsylvania, the conversation around public transit often involves an awful lot of “remember when.”. Remember when the Pennsylvania Railroad was the world’s largest corporation and paid out dividends for...

Upper Gwynedd board rotates leadership positions

UPPER GWYNEDD — A new year has brought a series of changes to Upper Gwynedd’s elected leadership positions. The commissioners unanimously elected board members Denise Hull and Katherine Carter to act as board president and vice president respectively. “Denise believes that the future is bright for our community,...
Delaware County Daily Times

Receiver questions feasibility of publicly owned water system for Chester

The city Receiver’s Office questioned the feasibility of keeping the Chester Water Authority in public hands as CWA officials questioned the motives of the Receiver. During the Municipal Financial Recovery Advisory Committee meeting, Vijay Kapoor presented a report entitled, “Water System Monetization Evaluation Progress,” which outlined concerns the Receiver has about unanswered questions associated with the Chester Water Authority and its operations.
Reading Eagle

COVID hospitalizations falling in Berks and across Pennsylvania

COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to fall in Berks County and across Pennsylvania in the Wednesday update of the Pennsylvania Department of Health pandemic dashboard. In Berks, there were 32 fewer COVID patients total between Reading Hospital and Penn State Health St. Joseph. The total was down to 154, lowest in four weeks.