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VIDEO: Schwenksville man’s models in Perkiomen serve as a love letter to his hometown

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

‘The Blob’ is back as Blobfest takes over Phoenixville July 8-10

The 17th annual Blobfest is preparing to ooze into Phoenixville on July 8 through July 10 to celebrate the 1958 cult classic film “The Blob.” Festivities will run all weekend long, with many different events and family-fun activities for...

By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

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  • News

    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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  • News

    Youth & Philanthropy Program students award funds to local charities and organizations

    The end of the school year means that Phoenixville area communities will now be fluttering with children excited to enjoy their summer vacations, but not before several students from area school districts first helped to award a total of $35,000 to many local organizations and also give of their time, by participating in the 2015-2016 Youth and Philanthropy program, funded by the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation.

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  • Diet and exercise

    Take exercise classes outdoors for health benefits

    It’s not uncommon to run, bike or walk outside in the summer. But the sunny season and long days are also a great opportunity to bring traditionally indoor fitness classes out into the open. Exercise classes like Zumba, yoga and circuit training can easily be moved from the sometimes claustrophobic four walls of a building to the outside natural environment.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar June 26

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

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  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Bridget (dog) Bridget is a young Basenji/Chihuahua mix, weighing about 10 pounds. She was found as a stray and is now ready to find her forever home. Bridget is an active and smart girl who would love to cuddle up with you after a nice walk in the park. She would bring a lot of fun to any household and would make a great companion. Visit our website at www.spayandsave.org to fill out an online application and see all the other dogs and cats available for adoption.

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  • News

    LCH to open dental center in southern Chester County

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) granted Kennett Square’s La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) a $350,000 award to open a new dental center to serve southern Chester County.

    La Comunidad Hispana |

  • Prison breaks

    Search continues for escaped prisoner who threatened ex in Norristown

    NORRISTOWN >> As the manhunt continues for a prisoner who escaped from a Northampton County jail and allegedly threatened to come to Norristown to kill his ex girlfriend, authorities provided additional information about how he escaped and the ongoing investigation.

    By Oscar Gamble ogamble@21st-centurymedia.com @OGamble_TH on Twitter |

  • News

    North Coventry church car show is gear head heaven

    NORTH COVENTRY >> It was gear head heaven at a North Coventry Township church recently, during an annual car show.

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

  • News

    Canal Day in Mont Clare set to unlock plenty of fun

    MONT CLARE >> The 34th annual Canal Day is coming back to town. Each year Lock 60 and the Schuylkill Canal Park see approximately 25,000 visitors who come to fish, paddle, hike, picnic, jog and more. The area is managed by the hard-working volunteers of the Schuylkill Canal Association and on the last Sunday of every June, the non-profit organization holds its annual fundraiser, Canal Day, to raise money that goes toward its operating budget.

    Digital First Media |

  • News

    Rumble set to celebrate 25th anniversary

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