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Bob Casey, Val Arkoosh speak out for more funding for heroin and opioid treatment

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  • Columns

    Think About It: The passing of a missionary giant

    “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.” - Jim Elliot

    Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

  • News

    Royersford man pleads guilty to stealing from register at Target

    NORRISTOWN >> A Royersford man was sentenced to county prison after he pleaded guilty to taking money from the register at his place of work, the Target store in Royersford.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar Oct. 4

    Phoenixville Public Library, 183 Second Avenue,, 610-933-3013 x132


  • News

    Obama and Putin: Awkward moments, few breakthroughs

    NEW YORK >> U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s first formal meeting in more than two years started with an awkward handshake and ended without a breakthrough on Syria, a crisis that has strained their already tense relationship.

    By Julie Pace The Associated Press |

  • News

    Phoenixville Hospital executive ends a long and active career

    Phoenixville >> Phoenixville Hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer, Sally Strzelecki was recently honored for her 47 years of service in the community with a special retirement celebration.

    By Virginia Lindak Digital First Media |

  • Lifestyle

    Being handicapped made seeing Pope Francis a little tricky

    PHILADELPHIA >> For the all the walking and standing crowds had to endure to catch a view of Pope Francis on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia for the papal Mass on Sunday, organizers had to scramble to accommodate those with disabilities.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Column: For this Catholic, seeing Pope Francis was surreal

    PHILADELPHIA >> Standing in the middle of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, a few football fields away from the head of the Catholic Church, well, let’s just say it felt surreal.

    By Cheryl Kehoe Rodgers @TimesHeraldPA on Twitter |

  • News

    Pope Francis final message to Philly: ‘Love is in little things’

    PHILADELPHIA >> Before an audience of hundreds of thousands of people, Pope Francis completed his visit to Philadelphia, and the final leg of his tour of the United States, by celebrating Mass Sunday afternoon.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Travelers describe experience seeing Pope Francis

    PHILADELPHIA >> The faithful traveled from as far as Argentina and as near as Lansdowne on Sunday to celebrate Mass with a pope who many feel brings a message of humility, redemption and hope.

    By Kathleen E. Carey @dtbusiness on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Volunteers share experiences helping faithful during Pope Francis’ visit

    PHILADELPHIA >> The spirit on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was infectious.

    By Jarreau Freeman @JarreauFreeman on Twitter |

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