First degree murder conviction of the Pottstown gunman; Aqua to Close Agreement with Chester Water Authority; Brady and Bucs come to town to play Eagles
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Jury convicts Pottstown man of first degree murder in gunshot murder
A Montgomery County jury determined that a man from Pottstown acted with specific intent to kill when he shot another man with a shotgun during a disturbance in the community of Bright Hope. Armani Cortez Rhedrick, 22, of the 400 block of West King Street, showed no emotion as the jury convicted him Wednesday night of first degree murder, which is intentional murder, as well as possession of ‘an instrument of crime and forgery. with evidence related to the fatal shooting of September 23, 2019 on Otis Harris, 31.
Chester Asks Receiver To Approve Purchase Agreement With Aqua For Chester Water Authority
Chester City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to ask the city’s receiver to approve a $ 410 million asset purchase agreement with Aqua for the assets of the Chester Water Authority. âWe are looking at this from a financial perspective,â Chester Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland explained. âFinancially, they put in place the best proposition. Financially, they are talking about $ 410 million. Aqua has agreed to give the city an additional $ 12 million regardless of the outcome of the litigation. Kirkland said the city will receive these funds immediately after the receiver’s approval of the asset purchase contract.
Community rallies around iconic Downingtown business ravaged by flood water
After the devastating floods from Hurricane Ira, Kyley DiLuigi feared that he would never be able to do his custom framing business in Downingtown again. But thanks to the help of the community, it reopens its doors nearby. âOur store had four feet of water throughout the business, and it destroyed all of my furniture, supplies, artwork, merchandise and just about everything,â said DiLuigi, owner of Studio 3 located at the store. ‘intersection of routes 30 and 322.
Montgomery County Authorizes $ 3 Million in Contracts
Almost $ 3 million was awarded last week in contracts by the Montgomery County Council of Commissioners. The types of services covered a number of ministries, including assets and infrastructure, public safety, information and technology. It should be noted that a $ 679,856 agreement between the Montgomery County Department of Assets and Infrastructure and Mortech Manufacturing, Azusa, Calif., Covered “the furnishing and installation of specialized equipment for the new coroner’s facility â.
Attorney General Josh Shapiro declares his candidacy for governor of Pennsylvania, slams Republicans
Kicking off his gubernatorial campaign on Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Democratic attorney general sought to tie crowded Republican terrain to the Jan.6 Capitol uprising and former President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the year’s election. last. Josh Shapiro, who has so far run unopposed in the Democratic primary, said the Republican gubernatorial candidates are “peddling the big lie” that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Trump and “causing real damage to our democracy â.
Champions Tom Brady and Bucs stand ahead of Eagles extending Thursday night streak
The Eagles show up for class Thursday night against Tom Brady and the reigning Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Lincoln Financial Field (8:20 a.m., Fox TV, WIP 94.1-FM). Considering the opponent and the scene, this is an opportunity for the Eagles (2-3) and quarterback Jalen Hurts to make a national statement and see where they rank in the conference. Head coach Bruce Arians and the Buccaneers (4-1) are the 7-point favorites.
True to GM Chuck Fletcher’s promise, the Flyers start the season with a new look
The Flyers’ 2020-21 season in the NHL has been brief and compact, often silent and too rarely convincing, sloppy, limp and empty. Chuck Fletcher watched it all; the retreating defenders, the waning stars, the fickle goaltenders, the losing streaks, the bad shots, the searing power play and all that hesitation around the net.
Flach’s goal reveals another facet of his many Union skills
The union’s job description for Leon Flach is anything but brief. He’s excelled in three positions this season; the least of them is the left-back position he often played in Germany. As a left midfielder and midfielder, he caught the eye of the United States National Team, all in his first real professional season at age 20. Coming into last week’s game in Cincinnati, Flach was the team’s best option in defensive midfield and left-back. With Flach doing a lot of dirty work, scoring isn’t necessary to his value. But when he opened his account against Columbus two weeks ago, sealing a 3-0 win, it only reinforced just how vital he was.
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