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Written by Bradley Schlegel, Staff Writer
May 23, 2019

            Upper Perkiomen's softball team is back in the state tournament. On

Morgan Lindsay circles the bases after hitting a home run

in Upper Perk's vicotory over Upper Dublin.

Wednesday, the team relied on its potent offense and the solid pitching of Lily Dibble to post a 10-1 victory over Upper Dublin in the second round of the District One Class 5A Tournament.

            Morgan Lindsay, Dani Freer and Sierra Fretz each delivered three hits for the fourth-seeded Indians (16-7), who travel to No. 1 seed West Chester East on Friday for a semifinal round game Friday. Lindsay, their No. three hitter, homered. Freer, the No. four seed, doubled. Fretz, the No. five hitter who also homered, finished a triple short of the cycle.

            Lily Dibble allowed one run on seven hits for Upper Perkiomen, which qualified for the states for the third consecutive year. The sophomore, who permitted a single run in the second, registered three strikeouts and did not issue walk.

            Dibble was supported by ...



Written by Bradley Schlegel, Staff Writer
May 22, 2019

            Last week, East Greenville Borough Council acted quickly to remove its embattled police chief. During a special meeting, without discussion, the members voted twice to terminate Andrew Skelton.

            Following the unanimous votes on May 16, one resident expressed his approval. "Yay," said Michael Schwenk, who applauded, stood up and headed towards the door.

            At least three audience members accused President Angie Fegely of not allowing public comment during the meeting, which lasted just five minutes. Tension filled the room as Schwenk traded insults with at least one of four women sitting on the other side of the room and Fegely banged her gavel attempting to calm the situation.

            Three days after receiving a ruling from Melissa Fiala, a hearing officer hired by the borough, the members accepted her recommendation which found no evidence to overturn their decision to remove Skelton, who took himself off duty at 4 p.m. on Sept. 6. They then voted to terminate him following a two-year tenure as chief of the department. Member Alison Palmer did not attend the meeting.

            Skelton's dismissal could lead to the hiring of another ...



May 22, 2019

            The American Legion Perkiomen Post 184 of East Greenville and the Joint Veterans Council of the Upper Perkiomen Valley is proud to present a Memorial Day Service and Parade, May 27, 2019.

            The service will begin at 9 a.m. at the Red Hill Veterans Memorial in Red Hill. The parade will commence at 10 a.m. in Pennsburg and will proceed up Fifth St. to Main then north on Main to Third St. in East Greenville.  The parade will then travel west on Third St. to the New Goshenhoppen Church in East Greenville.

            The parade procession will begin to organize into position at 9:30 am. It will start at the Pennsburg Fire Company parking lot and end at the New Goshenhoppen Cemetery for services and honors.

            There will be many participants marching in the parade. These include: Members of ...



May 20, 2019

The political advertisement on Page 7 of the May 16, 2017 print edition was paid for by the candidate.  The required notification does appear in the bottom right segment of the ad, however the use of red ink over the yellow background, the size of the print, and the print process used for processing color pages has rendered the information nearly impossible to read.  We apologize for the confusion.

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