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Underdog Phoenixville High School physics team takes 3rd in tournament finals

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College Corner: Andrews sets Gettysburg record in long jump

When Travis Andrews kicks off an indoor track season, he knows how to do it right. ...

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    First Niagara provides $20,000 to local program addressing poverty

    On Jan. 28, First Niagara provided a $20,000 grant to Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities to support their Understanding Poverty to Plan and Persevere (UP3). Through interfaith cooperation, the Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities addresses the basic needs of persons within the greater Pottstown community, while assisting with their spiritual and social needs. Their programs and referrals are coordinated to help individuals make real progress in moving from dependency to...

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    Judge rejects Cosby request to disqualify D.A. Kevin Steele from case

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County Court Judge Steven T. O’Neill ruled Wednesday that District Attorney Kevin Steele will not be disqualified from the Bill Cosby prosecution, and a preliminary hearing date has been set for March 8.

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    PAHS Marching Band to host 2nd annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser

    The Phoenixville High School Marching Band is hosting their second annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser on Sunday, March 13. Last year, they raised more than $3,000 with this unique, one-day fundraising program, and this year their goal is to beat that number. The fundraiser will be held in the high school gym from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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    Phoenix Community Calendar Feb. 7

    Event Submissions: Send to ldillon@berksmontnews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject.

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    Royersford woman to appear in Super Bowl commercial

    Royersford >> If you keep your eyes glued to the commercials during the Super Bowl this Sunday, you’re likely to see Tanya Young’s smiling face starring in a special one for the NFL.

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

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    PCHF currently accepting Greater Phoenixville Healthcare Scholarship applications

    Applications for the Greater Phoenixville Healthcare Scholarship are currently being accepted by The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation. Since 1995, this program has awarded more than 100 scholarships to high school graduates who are pursuing careers within the healthcare professions within the greater Phoenixville region.

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    Montgomery County judge denies Bill Cosby’s request to dismiss sex assault charges

    NORRISTOWN >> A Montgomery County judge has denied a request made by Bill Cosby’s lawyers to dismiss sexual assault charges.

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    Elementary musicians put on winter concert

    Schwenksville Elementary School recently held their winter concert, which highlighted the musical talents of the students. This year’s concert was proudly presented by Mrs. Dawn Krown (Band Director), Mr. Stan Yoder (Orchestra Director) and Mrs. Amanda Ferrara (Chorus Director).

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    Fifth graders create STEM fun with catapults

    Fifth graders at Schwenksville Elementary recently worked on a fun STEM activity. Using wooden craft sticks, rubber bands and the creative ingenuity of trial and error, the students created catapults to see which could hoist a marshmallow the farthest. Each class narrowed the competition to two teams of students representing the classroom, competing against one another until a winner was determined. Brynn Crouthamel, Zackary George, and Brianna Shatto from Dr. Collins’s class were the...

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    Spring-Ford committee to review transportation policy

    ROYERSFORD >> After nearly a year’s worth of public complaints claiming the district transportation policy needs an overhaul, school officials say they are willing to take a hard look at ways to make changes.

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

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