In Other News

Collegeville woman spurs effort to crowdsource help for those in need

By Frank Otto |

Cops: Thief steals soda, cheese from Phoenixville home

PHOENIXVILLE — Borough police are investigating a reported theft on the north side of town in which the suspect’s haul was six cans of Pepsi and a block of cheese. ...

By Frank Otto |


  • General news

    Breakfast fly-in/drive-in set Sept. 7 at Heritage Field in Limerick

    LIMERICK — The 60th annual breakfast fly-in/drive-in hosted by the Pottstown Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association will feature more than fluffy eggs and pancakes.

    By 21st Century Media staff |

  • Features/People

    PHOTOS: Kayaking event raises nearly $2,000 for SCA

    MONT CLARE — A five-mile paddle fundraiser for the Schuylkill Canal Association brought in close to $2,000 Wednesday evening.

    By 21st Century Media staff |

  • Green lifestyle

    Learn how to create a rain garden at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

    OAKS — Learn how to create a rain garden, and filter water, at a special presentation planned for Sept. 27 in Lower Perkiomen Valley Park.

    By 21st Century Media staff |

  • General news

    Mental patient briefly escapes Phoenixville Hospital during transport

    PHOENIXVILLE — While officials were trying to transport a mental health patient into an ambulance at Phoenixville Hospital, he escaped and ran up Route 29, disrupting Phoenixville High School’s girls’ soccer practice.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Spring City woman charged in knife assault of boyfriend

    SPRING CITY — An altercation between a man and his girlfriend allegedly left knife wounds on his hands around midnight Tuesday.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Exelon to meet with NRC over security finding at Limerick nuke plant

    LIMERICK — Exelon Nuclear will meet with Nuclear Regulatory Commission personnel next month, presumably to contest the NRC’s identification of a potential security problem at the plant.

    By Evan Brandt |

  • Gubernatorial elections

    Collegeville man launches write-in campaign for Pa. governor

    NORRISTOWN — A new contender has thrown his hat into the ring with Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf in the 2014 race for governor of Pennsylvania. Dave Naples, a Montgomery County resident, has begun a write-in campaign that relies solely on social media and word of mouth and, in open contradiction to his competitors, no campaign contributions.

    By Brendan Wills |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Onions and Cooking Oils

    ONIONS – Have a strong and pungent odor, which becomes sweet when cooked. Cooking the onion gives it a crisp texture.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Local sports notices for Aug. 31

    SOCCER The Valley Forge Christian College will have a free soccer clinic on Saturday, Aug. 30, from 9-10:30 a.m. at the VFCC Back Field, located at 1401 Charlestown, Rd., Phoenixville, Pa. 19460.


  • Opinion

    What the CIA is trying to hide

    Beginning in the 1990s, and accelerating after Sept. 11, the CIA flew terrorism suspects to secret police custody in Syria, Jordan, Egypt,

    By Katherine Hawkins Courtesy of the American Forum |

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