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Montgomery County (Pennsylvania)

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Top Montgomery County (Pennsylvania) Articles

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  • Elite Black Team wins Chesapeake Volleyball regional

    Email rec sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up. Volleyball On April 5 and 6, the 15-Elite Black Team...
  • Tax breaks for 'House of Cards' fall short

    Tax breaks for 'House of Cards' fall short
    The breakdown in Annapolis over boosting incentives for films and television series shot in Maryland has left the state without enough money to give Netflix's "House of Cards" what it was seeking to produce its next season here, officials acknowledged...
  • Judges can keep relatives on their payrolls

    Judges can keep relatives on their payrolls
    Come July, Pennsylvania judges can no longer hire relatives under heralded new rules that bring the state in line with the rest of the nation. Though nepotism is being barred from the courts, don't expect to see judges' family members taken off the...
  • Biker thugs would think twice in Pennsylvania

    Biker thugs would think twice in Pennsylvania
    There are two certainties Pennsylvanians should keep in mind as the sensational story of motorcycle group violence in New York City continues to unfold. Could such an episode happen here? I cannot say what was in the minds of those bikers as they...
  • Tom Corbett and Allyson Schwartz clash reveals governor's desperation as he attacks gas tax idea

    It became apparent this past week where Gov. Tom Corbett will aim his biggest political cannons in what has become his desperate bid to get re-elected. The main salvos target U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democrat from Montgomery County who is seen as a...
  • Solitary confinement opponents need to look at prison horrors

    Solitary confinement opponents need to look at prison horrors
    Once upon a time in the Dark Ages, in the deep, dark, dank depths of The Fort, which is what inmates called Graterford state prison in Montgomery County, there resided an ogre known as Stanley Hoss. At that time, Hoss, who came from Tarentum in the...
  • GPS units overtaking road maps

    GPS units overtaking road maps
    Q: I have been looking for a New Jersey highway map to replace my Christie Whitman model, which is showing its age. New Jersey has no welcome stations that I know of in our region, but at a rest stop on the Jersey Turnpike recently, the only map of the...
  • Caught on camera: Speeding through work zones

    Q: Friends from North Carolina recently attended their daughter's wedding in our area, and soon after returning from the joyous event, they received a speeding ticket in the mail. It's an electronic ticket for going 68 in a 55 mile zone in Maryland on...
  • Another veteran squares off with VA for benefits

    Many veterans say getting the Department of Veterans Affairs to grant them the benefits they've earned is like pulling teeth. The VA actually pulled Anthony Basti's teeth. He wants it to finish the dental work he believes should have followed. He said...
  • Court ruling should stop robocalls to your cellphone

    If your wireless phone keeps ringing with annoying automated calls from businesses you'd rather not talk to, you now may have the power to stop some of them. All you have to do is ask. A federal appeals court in Pennsylvania recently ruled that...
  • Protecting seniors from scams is everyone's job

    I need your help protecting senior citizens from scammers. We need to spread the word so what happened to a Montgomery County woman doesn't happen to anyone else. She lost $92,000 to a foreign fraudster who tricked her into thinking she'd won millions...