In Other News

One dead in Lower Providence truck crash; roads to remain closed as investigation continues

By Oscar Gamble @OGamble_TH on Twitter |

Domestic assault case reversed

A state appellate court panel has reversed the decision of Chester County Common Pleas Court judge throwing out a Phoenixville man’s conviction for aggravated assault — a finding that could see the man face sentence of 25 years in state ...

By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |


  • Business

    Philly Pretzel Factory locations celebrate the mighty pretzel

    COLLEGEVILLE >> Pretzel lovers rejoice — Sunday is National Pretzel Day.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter |

  • Art galleries

    New exhibit open at Phoenixville’s Franklin Commons

    Philadelphia/TriState Artists Equity presents its 66th Anniversary Members Juried Exhibition running now through May 21 at The Art Gallery at Franklin Commons.

    Courtesy of Franklin Commons |

  • News

    Schwenksville prepares for 7th annual Community Day

    SCHWENKSVILLE >> The Borough of Schwenksville will once again be hosting its annual Schwenksville Community Day Saturday, May 2.

    Courtesy of the Borough of Schwenksville |

  • Visual arts

    Black Sheep Pottery to hold Ikebana spring exhibit

    Black Sheep Pottery and Art Center’s spring exhibition featuring Ikebana invites a fresh experience of friendship through flowers.

    Courtesy of Black Sheep Pottery and Art Center |

  • Visual arts

    Skippack’s Off The Wall to host 3rd annual ‘Small Works Show and Sale’

    Off The Wall Gallery and Framing located in Historic Skippack Village will be hosting its third annual “Small Works Show and Sale” throughout May.

    Courtesy of Off The Wall Gallery and Framing |

  • Columns

    Think About It: Learning Something New

    For quite some time now I have known about the famous song “Let It Go” from the movie “Frozen,” which was released in 2013. Whether it was Idina Menzel singing the Oscar-winning song or it was a host of imitations of little girls on YouTube, most of us have heard it over and over.

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • Opinion

    Wolf’s budget has unintended consequences

    Kermit Bell is worried about his 90-year-old mother, Louise.

    By Elizabeth Stelle Courtesy of the Commonwealth Foundation |

  • Opinion

    Hydrogen fuel cells are the future of renewable energy storage

    In the run-up to a solar eclipse on March 20 of this year, European tabloids had a Y2K-style field day.

    By Denis Hayes Courtesy of the American Forum |

  • Events

    Calendar of Events

    Ongoing Skippack Spring Fest: Skippack Spring Fest, sponsored by Henning’s Market, is back again Saturday, May 9 – Sunday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (rain or shine). This year’s Spring Fest will bring delicious food, an array of vendors and fun for the whole family. Woodcarvings, purses, home décor, arts, crafts, food and unique shops are just a handful of the fun and exciting reasons to come to Skippack Spring Fest. For more information, please call...


  • Food

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Herbs and spices or hot and spicy?

    Herbs >> one of the drawbacks about them is that they are costly to buy at the store or market.

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

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