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York County commissioners on Wednesday approved a 2014 budget with no tax increase.
The millage rate will remain 4.52, so a taxpayer with a home assessed at $150,000 will continue to pay $678 in county real estate taxes.
County administrator Chuck Noll said no significant changes were made to the final budget after the draft one was presented in November. He said it was the fourth time in five years that commissioners approved a budget without a tax increase.
The $476.7 million budget includes a general fund of $190.6 million.
Brian Leonard Pavia, 39, was charged with criminal homicide in the deadly shooting of John Dulsky outside 1217 Wyoming Ave. just before 7 p.m.
According to police, Officer Brian Casella responded to the address and encountered Pavia standing in front of a Ford pickup truck in a driveway. Pavia pointed to a man lying face down on the ground in snow.
Pavia allegedly told police Dulsky punched him in the face and “could not believe this was all over a snow blower,” police said.
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CONSHOHOCKEN, PA — A developer’s agreement with Keystone Property Group (KPG) of Lower Merion to build a hotel, an office tower and a parking garage on Fayette Street and a new borough building for police and borough workers was unanimously approved Wednesday by Borough Council.
The $200 million KPG plan was selected by council in mid-September over a competing proposal by Brandywine Realty Trust (BRT) of Radnor.
The 32-page agreement will be ratified Friday by the Montgomery County Redevelopment Authority.
KPG agreed to build an 18-story, 200-room hotel at the intersection of Fayette and Elm streets, an eight-story parking garage to replace an existing three-story garage and a new, 16-story, 200,000-square-foot office building at the intersection of First Avenue and Fayette Street.
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A Wyomissing man who formerly taught and coached in two Berks County school districts pleaded guilty Wednesday to molesting four female students between 2003 and 2011.
Jonathan D. Bell, 31, faces a sentence of 10 to 20 years in state prison followed by 10 years of probation under a plea agreement.
Bell is a suspended art teacher at Exeter Senior High School. He was fired from his position as the water polo and swim coach at Gov. Mifflin School District.
Berks County President Judge Paul M. Yatron ordered the state Sexual Offender Assessment Board to conduct an evaluation before Bell’s sentence is imposed to determine if he is a sexually violent predator.