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AT THE TABLE WITH: Jose De Los Santos

In 2001, at the age of 13, Jose came to the United States from the Dominican Republic. He joined his family living in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was the middle child of three children in his immediate family. There is a younger brother and an older sister. But...

By Bette Banjack|


  • News

    Rafferty to seek fifth term in Pa. Senate

    State Sen. John Rafferty Jr. announced Wednesday he will seek re-election to a fifth term representing the 44th Senatorial District in Harrisburg.

    By Tony Phyrillas @tonyphyrillas on Twitter|

  • Winter weather

    Schools opening late after overnight snow

    Here are the schools that have announced late openings and closings today:


  • News

    Philadelphia region school delays and closings announced for Jan. 5

    Some school districts in the Philadelphia region have announced delays and closings for Friday, Jan. 5. The following list (in alphabetical order by county) will be updated as delays are announced.

    Digital First Media staff|

  • News

    GOP tax bill draws protesters to Rep. Costello’s office

    WEST CHESTER >> As part of two different demonstrations, diverse groups of protesters met Monday outside U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello’s office at the Historic Chester County Courthouse.

    By Bill Rettew Jr.|

  • News

    Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department copes with deputy’s family tragedy

    NORRISTOWN >> An outpouring of support for Deputy Bryan Lukens and his family continues to flood the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department in the aftermath of the early Wednesday morning fire at their Schwenksville home that claimed the lives of his sons, 11-year-old Bryan Lukens Jr. and 6-year-old Parker Lukens.

    By Katie Kohler For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Upper Providence man admits exposing himself to female shopper

    NORRISTOWN >> An Upper Providence man faces court supervision after he admitted to exposing his genitals to a woman on the parking lot of a township shopping center.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    After losing election, Perk Valley school board president resigns, applies for vacant board seat

    PERKIOMEN >> A new member was appointed to the Perkiomen Valley School Board Tuesday night — but not before the board president, who was rejected by the voters and said he would not apply for the post, nonetheless resigned at his last meeting and asked to be appointed to fill the vacancy.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Philadelphia region revs up for Thanksgiving travel

    Nothing says economic security like jammed roads around Thanksgiving.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

  • Food

    Barto native pens book on history of scrapple

    “For a long time, anytime I had the opportunity to write about Pennsylvania Dutch culture and the food of my culture – I would,” said Amy Strauss, food and drink writer. Her first book, “Pennsylvania Scrapple: A Delectable History” hit bookshelves on Monday, Oct. 9.

    By Rebecca Blanchard @boyertowntimes on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    Elysian Camerata makes a second home in Ambler

    True music lovers will brave any obstacle to hear a favorite piece — except, perhaps, the Schuylkill River.

    By Joe Barron|

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