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Spring-Ford School District hosts Internet safety program (
Spring-Ford Area School District parents who want to learn more about Internet safety are invited to attend one of several presentations led by Chuck Favata, a teacher-turned-speaker whose focus is changing the mindset of young people as they communicate electronically.

Montco announces 1st peanut salmonella case (
The Montgomery County Health Department announced this afternoon that a 36-year-old male resident of the county has tested positive for Salmonella Tymphimurium, the strain of salmonella associated with a nationwide outbreak that originated in a Georgia peanut processing plant.

1 in Montco affected by salmonella outbreak (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
Montgomery County has announced its first case in the ongoing multi-state outbreak of salmonella typhimurium that began in early September and is connected to peanut products produced at a Georgia plant.

Foundation awards grants to area organizations (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
Royersford Outreach Inc. is among organizations receiving funding in the fall round of grants from the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation.

Royersford honors longtime Officer Long (Spring-Ford Reporter, Royersford PA)
He couldn’t be there to accept the plaque in his honor, but Officer Don Long’s achievements over his 34-year career were honored at the Jan. 27 Royersford Borough Council meeting.