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Enjoy an autumn with bright colors; Anti-mask man removed from board meeting; The Flyers honor the greatest with a victory


Hello. Here are some of the best stories from across the region.


It’s still cold to begin with, but the day will warm up nicely. Expect us to place around 62 degrees with plenty of sunshine in mind.

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Brilliant colors this fall

With Thanksgiving just over a week away, we are spending the most colorful time of fall, but there is still a chance to step outside and enjoy the leaves in all their glory. Doctors agree that it is good for your mental and physical health.

Detainee gets 3 to 8 years for beating “violent” guard

A county inmate who pleaded guilty to aggravated assault for what District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer described as a “vicious” beating of a prison officer last year was sentenced to three to eight years in a state prison. Khaishaun Farmer, 21, of Collingdale, was also given a concurrent two to four year sentence for an unrelated, running firearms charge, and an additional 133 days for a probation violation during of a hearing before Common Pleas Judge George Pagano on Tuesday. Corrections officer Raphael Harris said at a preliminary hearing in February that the assault occurred as guards working in Unit 8’s B block put inmates in their cells for the night around 10 p.m. h 35 on August 14, 2020.

Police remove speaker from Spring-Ford school board meeting

School district police forcibly removed a North Limerick Road man from the Spring-Ford school board meeting on Monday night after he became unruly and started yelling when the school board president attempted to lash out. ‘interrupt. James Troutman, a frequent speaker against mask warrants at Spring-Ford and Pottsgrove school board meetings, spoke for the second time Monday night following a school board vote to lift the mask mandate of the district on January 17, when Gov. Tom Wolf planned the lifting of the state’s mandate.

Upper Dublin man admits to possessing child pornography

An Upper Dublin man has admitted he possesses child pornography and is now awaiting his fate from a judge. Jacob David Weiss, 25, of the 500 block of Dreshertown Road in the Fort Washington section of the township, pleaded guilty in Montgomery County court to two counts of possession of child pornography in connection with incidents between June and July 2020. Open plea means Weiss has no agreement with prosecutors regarding his potential sentence.

Montgomery County Launches New Diversion Court Program with First Two Graduates

With the concepts of restorative justice and ‘second chances’ permeating the conversation in a Montgomery County courtroom this week, two young men became the first graduates of an innovative diversion program aimed at helping non-addicted offenders. violent to avoid prison and get their lives back. on the right track. “I’m sure the shock of the arrest was like, ‘Oh my God, what’s going to happen to my life?’ It’s a frightening proposition, ”County Judge Steven T. O’Neill spoke to the male graduates of the Choice Is Yours program on Monday. “Your future has not been erased. You both carry great promises for your future. It is a proud day.

Harmonville Fire Company derives most of FEMA funds

It has been a busy year for Harmonville Fire Company, and not just for highway fire and rescue operations. Despite the pandemic, the company was able to welcome 18 new members, all of whom came on the anniversary of its launch of a grant-funded volunteer recruitment campaign. Activities started with the creation of a recruitment site, JoinHarmonvilleFire.org, and a branding campaign highlighting the fundamental principles of the company: “Honor. Family. Community. ”From there, the recruiting activities got bigger (literally) and more distinct. Over the summer, the company purchased an 11×6 foot trailer and added their recruiting posts to all sides to campaign ‘on the road’ and at high traffic events such as the Plymouth-Whitemarsh’s Homecoming game. Earlier this year, the fire company engaged in a two-year sponsorship with the Plymouth Little League, which allowed the fire company to create signage behind the batting cage and come to games to recruit adult spectators.


Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers watches the ground during the first half of the NBA team’s basketball game against the Utah Jazz on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo / Rick Bowmer)

Bogdanovic scores 27 to lead the Jazz to 120-85 rout of the 76ers

Bojan Bogdanovic scored a season 27 high, including five 3-pointers, to propel the Utah Jazz to a 120-85 rout of the exhausted Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night. Jordan Clarkson had 20 points and Rudy Gobert contributed 15 points, 17 rebounds and four blocks. “It all starts with our defense and today we control the boards and that has allowed us to get things done offensively,” said Bogdanovic.

Flyers Notebook: Kevin Hayes brings emotional boost to Flames win

In his second comeback after a tough abdominal injury, Kevin Hayes gave the Flyers an emotional boost in a 2-1 overtime win over the Calgary Flames. Just three months after the death of his brother, former NHL player Jimmy Hayes, Kevin scored at 4:37 of the second period to force a 1-1 draw, then immediately stopped to point the heaven in tribute. Cam Atkinson provided the match winner 45 seconds into extra time.

K’Von Wallace and Shaun Bradley are part of the Eagles’ special advantage

The advantage under the Eagles’ radar this year is their special teams. K’Von Wallace’s goal, lightning kicks from Jake Elliott and the overall play of Temple product Shaun Bradley played a big part in winning the Eagles in two of three games to move up to 4-6 this season. Last Sunday, Wallace was huge in the first possession of the second half, bursting into the right side of the Broncos roster to stifle a 22-yard field goal attempt by Brandon McManus. A field goal would have reduced the Eagles’ lead to 20-13. After that, the Broncos chased points in the red zone the rest of the day, missing a 30-13 loss.

Villanova takes Howard’s best shot, walks away for victory

Jay Wright bowed his head and went to the locker room at halftime on Tuesday night to try and figure out what he just saw. Howard, a small program trying to make a big statement, hit just about every blow in sight and was mind blown. Wright didn’t win two national championships at Villanova by losing his temper. And as confident as Howard played, the Wildcats don’t often lose at home to courageous teams like the Bison. “I wasn’t mad at them at halftime,” he said. “It seemed to me that we were doing a decent job. Not great.”


The Carnival of Lights brings back the holiday fun starting November 26

A delicious cup of hot chocolate and a freshly baked cookie or a freshly baked s’more over an open fire will warm your soul as you witness the spectacular 250,000 light show. Thirty-foot-tall illuminated trees and animated figurines all dance to your favorite holiday music. Want to take it up a notch? Take unlimited rides on the brightly colored rides, included in admission. Climb aboard the pony carts, the Round Up or the 60ft tall Ferris wheel with over 10,000 lights, or take a stroll through the Gingerbread Ice Castle. The Carnival of Lights has something for all ages.