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Area artists paint donkeys to be displayed in Philadelphia for Democratic National Convention

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    Legion: Osisek-Byrne makes Phoenixville walkoff winners over Exeter

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Matt Osisek-Byrne has been one of Phoenixville’s premier baseball players throughout the spring and on into the summer months. He has produced as a pitcher, hitter and fielder for the Phantoms.

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    Pa. Supreme Court refuses to hear Bill Cosby’s appeal of pretrial decisions

    NORRISTOWN >> The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from comedian Bill Cosby on a pretrial hearing that determined there was no agreement with former District Attorney Bruce L. Castor Jr. to never prosecute the case.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

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    Phoenixville board OKs $37K in bonuses; superintendent gets 6 percent bonus

    PHOENIXVILLE >> A Right to Know request filed by The Mercury has revealed the Phoenixville Area School Board approved more than $37,000 in bonuses for district administrators, including a 6-percent bonus for Superintendent Alan Fegley.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    Limerick man gets decades in prison for indecent assault

    NORRISTOWN >> A Limerick man already facing two decades in federal prison has added a lengthy state sentence to his punishment for hiding cameras that filmed minors showering and using the bathroom.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

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    Upper Providence rejects developers’ offer of ‘open space’

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The board of supervisors has unanimously rejected acceptance of open space within a development because the land contains structures and other improvements added by adjacent neighbors.

    By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media |

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    Phoenixville redistricting plans move forward as parents cry foul

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Pickering Glen parents continued to voice their concerns about the school district’s plan to redistrict it’s elementary schools Thursday saying they were getting the short end of the stick. Meanwhile, the board moved forward with its plans saying it’s trying to do the most good it can given the complicated situation.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Sports

    Buckwalter, Hershey win at Williams Grove

    WILLIAMS GROVE >> The Royersford Rocket Steve Buckwalter won a thrilling and hotly-contested sprint car event at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, holding off the furious challenges of Brian Montieth, Danny Dietrich and Greg Hodnett to pick up the victory.

    By Ken Johnson For Digital First Media |

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    Buckwalter sweeps Sprints; Pauch Sr., Bednar share SpeedSTR wins in Ronnie Tobias Memorial

    Kutztown >> “Us old guys need shorter races like these; we can handle these short ones,” smiled Billy Pauch Sr. after winning the first of six main events run at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds.

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    PHOTOS: Renaissance Academy in Phoenixville graduates Class of 2016

    The Renaissance Academy graduated its first class from the new school. Wednesday, June 15.

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    Phoenixville names 30th police officer

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The borough council has chosen the candidate who will become the borough’s newest police officer next month.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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