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The Memo: May 20 - 23, 2011

A look at what happened this weekend while everyone else was worried about the rapture:

A look at this weekend's news while everyone else was worried about the rapture:

Ferman affirmed: The Intelligencer's Matt Coughlin has an interesting take on whether District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman should have released the much talked about April 18 incident report in the Skyler Kauffman case. Most attorneys, he writes, agree with her decision not to. [Intelligencer]

School suggestions: The latest development in Pottstown's seemingly endless debate on what to do about its elementary schools: A task force report expected to be presented this week. [Mercury]

Vet's court love: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffrey stopped by Norristown on Friday to voice his support for the county's new veteran's court. [Intelligencer]

Man behind 'Nova wreck pleads guilty: A Bryn Mawr man who was driving a stolen car when he hit another vehicle containing two Villanova students was sentenced to 13 to 26 years in prison Friday after pleading guilty just before his jury selection was set to begin. [Inquirer]

Bizarre case continues: The Lower Merion police officer at the center of an investigation launched by a woman who accused him of sexual assault at a commissioner's meeting last week has been placed on administrative leave. [MLMN]

Excessive sentence, principal says: Former Penn Valley schools Vice Principal Charles Hurst is back in court, arguing that his sentence for 2 ½ to five years for sending inappropriate text messages to teens is too excessive. [Mercury]

And a special guest showed up for a concert this weekend at the Willow Grove Park mall… John Philip Sousa IV, grandson of the famed band leader. [Patch]