In Other News

Kimberton Fair returns with fun and a focus on agriculture

By Matthew D’Ippolito |

Limerick Fire Company’s kids camp successful

LIMERICK — After walking away from a controlled fire he just put out with a fire extinguisher, Brody, looking at his hands through wire-rimmed glasses, explained how he did it. ...

By Frank Otto |


  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Ketchup - a classic American condiment

    KETCHUP – Is also spelled catsup or catchup, depending on the manufacturer of your preferred brand.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Montco Quarter Midget racing results

    The Montgomery County Quarter Midget Racing Club (MCQMRC) held regular races recently at Phoenix Raceway in Phoenixville. Wednesday, July 24 Red R|

  • General news

    ‘Old Man’ Haus sweeps Selinsgrove racing

    WILLIAMS GROVE Brent Marks turned the tables on Greg Hodnett at Williams Grove Speedway on July 25. And instead of chasing him to the checkers in the 410 sprint feature, as he did a week earlier, he took the win ahead of the over points leader for his first Grove victory of the season.

    By Ken Johnson For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Spring City starts fast in West Lawn junior legion tourney

    Spring City 6, Wissahickon 2: Ethan Hellberg drove in three runs with two singles to spark Spring City to a victory over Wissahickson in the Junior Legion Eastern Regional tournament at Ted Palka Park in West Lawn on July 27.

    Barry Sankey

  • General news

    25 take part in archery distance competition

    SCHUYLKILL - Twenty-five people of different ages competed in the 9th Annual Archery Distance Competition at the Phoenixville Area YMCA Saturday morning.

    Barry Sankey

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    Barry Sankey

  • Opinion

    Budget shields taxpayers, but challenges remain

    A contentious budget season has officially ended after Governor Corbett signed a $29 billion appropriations bill into law. But is it fiscally responsible? And what’s holding up reforms on the major issues, like pension reform, facing taxpayers across the state?

    By Bob Dick Courtesy of the Commonwealth Foundation |

  • General news

    ‘Good Old’ event to bring old-fashioned fun to Pennypacker Mills

    The lazy days of summer in the early 1900s often meant sipping lemonade on the wide porch where one could feel a cool breeze, playing lawn games of croquet, boating on the Perkiomen Creek and enjoying a walk through the Victorian garden.

    Courtesy of Pennypacker Mills |

  • Music

    US Army Field Band to play free concert at Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge

    The Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge is celebrating its 65th anniversary in grand style.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Lionville ends Spring City legion season

    In the opener against Chestnut Hill, Spring City’s Mark Breitenbach and Shane Emrich combined on a one-hit shutout with 13 strikeouts as the Red Sox won, 10-0.

    Barry Sankey

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