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AT THE TABLE WITH: Cameron Peters

By Bette Banjack|

FROM THE GROUND UP: Apples for the season

When I saw them in the store, I knew I just had to have them. I don’t know if they would have turned any other heads or whether I’m alone in my obsession. But there they were, heaped up in a basket: Stayman winesap apples. I doubt that t...

By Pamela Baxter|

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  • Lifestyle

    AT THE TABLE WITH: Mark Pinto

    Mark Pinto is a familiar site to patrons of the Phoenixville Public Library. He has been with the library for 20 years, now as the director of adult services.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Bringing the outdoors in

    It took just that one night last week when the temperature dropped to somewhere around twenty degrees. Bam! That was it. The active growing season is over. Mother Nature has closed up her summer shop and moved it farther south. What to do now? Of course, you can take a break from tending green, growing things out of doors. Or, you can take this opportunity to turn to houseplants.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Lifestyle

    AT THE TABLE WITH: Nate Kubasko

    Nate Kubasko is the youngest person I ever featured in one of my interviews. He is 11 going on 42. No matter his age, he is very accomplished.

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  • Lifestyle

    Newly discovered painting shows Washington’s wartime tent. Will go on view at Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA >> Philip Mead was online late one night in May, looking for possible artifacts from the American Revolution, when a painting up for auction caught his eye and got his heart racing.

    By Kristen De Groot The Associated Press|

  • Food

    Thanksgiving all-stars: Recipes from chef Jose Garces, Lisa Thomas-Laury and Philly native Frankie Avalon

    This holiday, add some star power to your meal with celebrity recipes that will have guests giving thanks.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Lifestyle

    AT THE TABLE WITH: Barbara Burns McCann

    Barbara Burns McCann is my oldest friend in terms of length of time. We met in Sunday School when we were about 4 or so at St. John’s Lutheran Church on Church Street in Phoenixville. Between church, parties and school, we bonded and were in the same graduating class at Phoenixville Area High School.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Family vineyards hold fast in line of fire

    The first time I went to Santa Rosa, California it was just a pop-up visit. In San Francisco on business, I rented a car for a day and drove north up Route 101 to visit my aunt in the senior-living facility she had moved into, and to see my cousin Lauren and her husband John, who live a little farther up the road near Calistoga.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Food

    FOOD: Colorful pomegranates pack a punch

    What ingredient works equally well in a smoothie, salad, hummus or vodka? It’s pomegranate, a superfood in season now. In fact, November’s National Pomegranate Month.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Lifestyle

    AT THE TABLE WITH: Patricia Jones Nogar

    In today’s over relaxed way of living, may I introduce Patricia Jones Nogar. Pat’s is a lifestyle expert, sharing her grace and the best way to enjoy life.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Mystery caterpillar reveals nature’s intricacies

    I’ve been on the planet for more than six decades and out and about in nature for much of that time. While I’m still often awe-inspired by a new place or plant I come across, I’m rarely surprised anymore. But I’ve been surprised twice in just the past two days.

    By Pamela Baxter|

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