In Other News

Phoenixville artist won’t let vandals stop him

By Frank Otto |

5-mile paddle to raise funds for Schuylkill Canal Association

MONT CLARE – Take it Outdoors Adventures is sponsoring a five-mile loop paddle along the Schuylkill Canal and Schuylkill River to benefit the Schuylkill Canal Association on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m. ...

Courtesy of Take It Outdoors Adventures |


  • General news

    Auto Racing: Stillwaggon wins first at Selinsgrove

    Selinsgrove Following a string of strong finishes at Selinsgrove Speedway in recent years, Robbie Stillwaggon Burlington, N.J., scored his first career victory at the Snyder County ahlf-mile oval in the Aug. 23 25-lap 360 sprint car feature.

    By Ken Johnson For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Perkiomen Valley has a lot of new faces

    GRATERFORD — The lights shone brightly on Perkiomen Valley’s football team a year ago as the Vikings finished 7-2 in the Pioneer Athletic Conference and 10-3 overall with a rush to the District 1 Class AAAA semifinals in their postseason playoff run.

    Barry Sankey

  • General news

    Quarter Midget Racing results

    MCQMRC Phoenixville Wednesday, Aug. 13 Red Rookie #1 ~ Brayden Shelton, Bobby Klein, Kaitlyn Stradley, Kiley Kupp Red Rookie #2 ~ Hailey Case|

  • Features/People

    Phoenixville TEDx focuses on ‘Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll’

    PHOENIXVILLE — TEDx Phoenixville wants to throw the idea of the boring conference with droning speakers out the window.

    By Eileen Faust |

  • Opinion

    Falling through the cracks in Obamacare

    Mark Ferkler is a Delaware County resident in his mid-thirties. He’s healthy, gainfully employed and now, thanks to Obamacare, is newly uninsured. Yes, you read that right — uninsured.

    By Elizabeth Stelle and John R. Bouder Courtesy of the Commonwealth Foundation |

  • Sports

    Labor Day golf in Limerick to benefit Royersford charity

    Designing 4 Hope, a charitable organization based in Royersford, will benefit from golf played all day at Limerick Golf Club on Labor Day. All golfers will enjoy 18 holes of golf for just $20.14, including discounts on food and beer.

    Courtesy of Limerick Golf Club |

  • Lifestyle

    Detwiler Family celebrates 118 years of history at reunion

    Detwiler Family members met together at Camp Innabah in Pughtown, Pa., to celebrate their 118th family reunion on a beautiful summer day on Aug. 16.

    Courtesy of the Detwiler Family Reunion Committee |

  • Features/People

    Royersford man turns 100 with grand celebration

    Royersford resident Jack Fries, a regular at the Spring-Ford Diner, celebrated his 100th birthday in grand fashion Friday morning.

    By Phoenix staff |

  • General news

    Chesco library system launches new mobile app

    The Chester County Library System, with financial support from the Chester County Library Trust, has launched a new mobile app for its libraries that will provide quick and easy access to library accounts and many of its services for residents.

    Courtesy of the Chester County Library System |

  • Lifestyle

    Citizen scientists wanted for Summer of Bugs event at Valley Forge park

    VALLEY FORGE — Valley Forge National Historical Park and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University are partnering in the Summer of Bugs, a summerlong inventory of the park’s terrestrial invertebrates, better known as land bugs.


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