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‘We Can Be Heroes’ sets the tone for Relay for Life in Phoenixville

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ON STAGE: ‘Newsies’ burst with force at Media Theatre

Once upon a time, an outstanding Broadway show would be turned into a great movie. There so many — “My Fair Lady,” “42nd Street,” “Lion King,” and many Rogers & Hamerstein musicals. In the last 25 y...

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  • Entertainment

    Frank Zappa tribute band Project/Object returns to Sellersville Theater

    Project/Object has been delighting Frank Zappa fans with live performances of Zappa’s music for over 20 years. Over the years founder, bandleader and guitarist/vocalist Andre Cholmondeley grew the band from a minor tribute act that played in tiny clubs in the New Jersey/New York City area to a touring act featuring Zappa alumni as guest performers and playing at larger, more renowned venues like Sellersville Theater.

    By Fern Brodkin For Digital First Media |

  • Entertainment

    Danlu; Main Line entrepreneur does things ‘his Wei’

    You would think that a 75-year-old entrepreneur with three massively successful businesses would be content and not want to burden himself with a whole new army of challenges and headaches. In the case of Michael Wei, you would be wrong.

    By Len Lear For Digital First Media |

  • Sports

    Golf: Ryan, Genuardi selected to compete in Valley Forge Pro-Am

    Helping the future leaders of Montgomery County — and, eventually the state and the nation — has been the mantra of the Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Council ever since it was organized in 2015.

    By Tony Leodara For Digital First Media|

  • Sports

    TATUM: Golden opportunities for Pa. turkey hunters

    You might say that this year’s upcoming spring gobbler season is a study in bronze and gold. After all, turkeys are often described as the state’s big “bronze” birds, and since this represents Pennsylvania’s 50th year of spring gobbler hunting, that makes it the golden anniversary for the sport. Suffice it to say that turkey hunting enthusiasts are more than eager to head afield later this month when the season opens to celebrate. That’s right folks,...

    By Tom Tatum For Digital First Media|

  • News

    spay and save; If you believe then it must be Karma

    Karma is a tabbico tuxedo 12-month old female. This pretty girl likes it when her foster mom picks her up. Karma purrs, she loves to play, comes right up to you and rubs on legs. She’s happy to be indoors. May learn to live with other cats if introduced slowly. Special Needs: Indoor Only.


  • Lifestyle

    AT THE TABLE WITH: Joan Beregi

    Joan Beregi is a strong woman who gathers her strength from battling a seizure condition her entire adult life.


  • News

    Phoenixville Police seek help locating wanted man

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Phoenixville Police are looking to locate a man accused of access device fraud and other crimes.

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  • Business

    Colonial Theatre expansion is recognized by Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia

    Phoenixville >> The Colonial Theatre’s recent expansion is being recognized by the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia. The historic theater, 227 Bridge St., is being honored with a 2018 Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award, which recognizes historic building projects that have been restored or renovated in an “exemplary way.”

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    EAT & DRINK: Make room for a good helping of these: podcast on cheese; seasonal ale; free shaved ice and more

    April’s all about foodie festivals, fundraisers and fabulous debuts, beginning with a new podcast on cheese and cheesemaking.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    ‘Kids Corner’ producers reflect on 30 years at XPN; anniversary celebration planned

    Kathy O’Connell, the host of WXPN’s iconic children’s show “Kids Corner,” is sitting in a bare recording studio at the radio station’s West Philadelphia headquarters. She’s on the phone with a chipper 8-year-old named Meredith, and they’re chatting about ice cream.

    By Dutch Godshalk For Digital First Media|

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