In Other News

Keep nutrition in mind while traveling for the 4th of July

By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

Arcola Road bridge connecting Upper Providence, Lower Providence to reopen July 1

LOWER PROVIDENCE >> The long-awaited reopening of the Arcola Road bridge over the Perkiomen Creek will follow after a 2:30 p.m., Friday, July 1, ribbon-cutting ceremony at the middle of the bridge. ...

By Carl Rotenberg @CarlWriter on Twitter |


  • News

    Holy Cross celebrates 8th grade graduates, award & scholarship recipients

    Congratulations to the Holy Cross eighth grade class of 2016, who graduated on Tuesday, June 14, in Collegeville. Students celebrated their last day at Holy Cross together with a Mass, reception and dance. Family and friends cheered as the names were announced for each of 69 students, entering the Parisian-themed party, hosted by the parents of current seventh graders.

    Holy Cross Regional Catholic School |

  • News

    Kimberton Chiropractic welcomes Dr. Billy Collins

    Kimberton Chiropractic is pleased to introduce Dr. William Collins, or “Dr. Billy,” who will be joining Dr. Jim Schaffer and the team at Kimberton Chiropractic. Dr. Billy will be starting July 11.

    Kimberton Chiropractic |

  • News

    Kiwanis Club to hold annual Duck Race

    The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville will be holding their 21st Annual “Great Duck Race” on Sunday, July 10 at the covered bridge on Rapps Dam Road. The ducks will be dumped into the water of French Creek to begin their swim at 2 p.m. Each duck will contain a ticket stub, and the first duck to cross the finish line will win $1,000. There are nine additional cash prizes ranging from $50 to $500.

    The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville |

  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Charlie (dog) Charlie has had a rough time in his short life. He was hit by a car when he was 18 months old and had injuries to his right eye, and now cannot see out of it. He was placed in a loving home but his human mom passed away, so Charlie is very sad. We are not sure exactly what breed Charlie is, but we do know he is adorable. Charlie loves playing with dogs close to his size and likes going on daily walks exploring the neighborhood. We are looking for a loving home...


  • Columns

    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: The art of storing china

    If you have your heirloom china, crystal, porcelain and knickknacks in a lighted china closet or display case with lamps inside, don’t position your collectibles too close to the lamps. Once, during an in-home appraisal service call, I had to break the news to a Waterford crystal collector who had her entire collection on display in just such a cabinet. She told me that every Sunday she turned on the lights inside that cabinet so her dinner guests could admire her lovely collection.

    By Dr. Lori Verderame Columnist |

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar July 3

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  • Entertainment

    ‘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 all to enjoy.

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

  • News

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

    PERKIOMEN >> Wander into the basement of the Perkiomen Township municipal building, and you feel an air of nostalgia for a time gone by, thanks in large part to the work of Bob Albright.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Toys R Us scam nets Calif. man prison time

    WEST CHESTER >> Vernon Joseph Julian Jr. is, as the song says, goin’ back to Cali.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Sports

    SAXTON: Phoenixville’s Aquilante wins Trans-Am race

    Phoenixville’s Andrew Aquilante came off an earlier SCCA Majors victory at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and repeated the feat in the Trans-Am Series recently at Millville, New Jersey Motorsports Park, driving flag-to-flag for the win.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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