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Phoenixville man heads to trial on murder charges

By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

Bill Cosby wants state court to review judge’s decision

NORRISTOWN >> Entertainer Bill Cosby wants a state court to review the decision of a Montgomery County judge who rejected Cosby’s claim that he had a promise from a former district attorney that he would never be prosecuted for the allege...

By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |


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    Kiwanis Club sponsors youth talent show fundraiser

    Are you a student who has a special talent? Do you like to sing or dance? Do you love to perform comedy routines? Do you play an instrument? Do you have any other special talent? If so, the Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville invites you to participate in our talent show, Phoenixville Kids Got Talent! This talent show is open to all students in grades four through 12 who reside in the Phoenixville Area School District attendance area.

    The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville |

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    Bette Banjack, local food writer, to appear at Gateway Pharmacy

    Bette Banjack, author, food writer, media host and chief bottle washer, will be at Gateway Pharmacy in Phoenixville on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 2 to 4 p.m.

    For Digital First Media |

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    Holy Cross students get innovative at Science Fair

    In January, the gymnasium of Holy Cross Regional Catholic School, Collegeville, was filled with boards illustrating months of scientific research, experimentation and implementation of the scientific method.

    By Adrienne Patti Holy Cross Parent |

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    Phoenixville Community Education Foundation announces annual fundraiser

    The Phoenixville Community Education Foundation (PCEF), a charitable corporation dedicated to improving public education in the Phoenixville area, invites the community to attend its 2016 Phantom Fundraiser. Formerly the Winter Fundraiser, the Phantom Fundraiser raises money to fund learning programs and initiatives that benefit students, teachers and principals throughout Phoenixville Area School District (PASD). This popular event is set for Friday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. at the Rivercrest Golf...

    Phoenixville Community Education Foundation |

  • Entertainment

    Perkiomen Valley Art Center presents ‘Facets of Running an Art Gallery’

    The Perkiomen Valley Art Center will hold its monthly membership meeting and educational program on the arts on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Encore Experiences (formerly Harleysville Senior Center), 312 Alumni Drive, Harleysville. All are invited. The program is free and open to the public.

    Perkiomen Valley Art Center |

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar Feb. 14

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    Third graders participate in Partner Day

    Third graders in Mrs. Elizabeth Banaszynski’s class at Schwenksville Elementary recently celebrated positive classroom behavior with Partner Day, participating in partner building activities and enjoying a partner snack.


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    Elementary students celebrate Dental Health Month

    In celebration of Dental Health Month, Schwenksville Elementary nurse, Mrs. Beth Hallowell, showed students a brief video, and then they answer questions regarding healthy snack choices and caring for their teeth.


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    Holy Cross brings lessons to life at 7th Grade Wax Museum

    Holy Cross Regional School brought together history, culture and public speaking at their recent 7th Grade Wax Museum event. Each student chose a historical or cultural person to study, writing a biographical report to be spoken in first person, and in costume, at the event.


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    Holy Cross students host 2016 ‘Soup-er Bowl’

    To “kick off” Catholic Schools Week 2016, Holy Cross Regional Catholic School held a “Soup-er Bowl,” brining in canned goods to be donated to local food banks. Children were also permitted to wear clothing reflecting their favorite teams.


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