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‘Creed’ gives the ‘Rocky’ legacy new life

By Amy Longsdorf Digital First Media |

Local food pantries desperate for donations

Thanksgiving may be a time to settle down with loved ones, pass around the turkey and be grateful for the good things in life. But it’s also a time to think of the needs of others, including those less fortunate in the community. ...

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |


  • News

    New on DVD: ‘Man From U.N.C.L.E,’ based on the ’60s TV series, delivers lots of fun

    Director Guy Ritchie takes a refreshingly old-school approach to “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” (2015, Warner, PG-13, $30), offering up an actioner powered less by digital trickery than by the chemistry between stars Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer as rival spies Napoleon Solo and Ilya Kuryakin, respectively.

    By Amy Longsdorf Digital First Media |

  • Entertainment

    Chesco Pops presents second annual ‘Holiday Pops’ concert

    Come celebrate the holidays with the Chester County Pops Orchestra, State Representative Chris Ross and the Chester County Food Bank! The Chesco Pops will present its second annual public holiday concert at Unionville High School, 750 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, on Friday, Dec. 18, at 7 p.m. (inclement weather date is Dec. 19, 7 p.m., same location). This year’s “Holiday Pops,” conducted by Joseph Gehring, will feature a wide array of your favorite holiday fanfare,...

    Chester County Pops Orchestra |

  • Entertainment

    University of Valley Forge celebrates holiday season with annual Christmas Concert

    The University of Valley Forge will celebrate the Christmas season by hosting its annual concert event, Christmas at Valley Forge, on Friday, Dec. 4 and Saturday, Dec. 5.

    University of Valley Forge |

  • News

    Spring-Ford joins mission to introduce students to computer science

    Computers are everywhere, but fewer schools teach computer science than 10 years ago. Spring-Ford Area School District will join in on the largest learning event in history, The Hour of Code, during Computer Science Education Week (December 6 to 12). The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in more than 180 countries.

    Spring-Ford Area School District |

  • News

    Spring-Ford student work submitted for International Saul Bell Design Contest

    Spring-Ford Area High School Advanced Jewelry student, David Hunter, hopes to receive international recognition for his jewelry design with the International Saul Bell Design Emerging Jewelry Artist award. Hunter credits a scene deep in the mountains of Pennsylvania as his inspiration for the piece.

    Spring-Ford Area School District |

  • Entertainment

    Candlelight Holiday House Tour returns to Phoenixville for 15th holiday season

    The popular Phoenixville Candlelight Holiday House Tour will be held Saturday, Dec. 5 from 3 to 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at or in person at Foresta’s Market, Ellie’s Choice and The Design Grove in Phoenixville.

    Phoenixville Holiday House Tour |

  • Entertainment

    Welkinweir Estate opens doors for Holiday Open House

    The historic Welkinweir Estate is opening its doors to the public for a festive Holiday Open House on Friday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The estate house will be decorated in holiday splendor for all to enjoy! Celebrate the season with joyful music from the estate’s newly restored pipe organ; glimpse the public garden and wintry views of forests and ponds from inside the warm estate; and learn about the history of the estate, which spans three centuries. Marsh Creek Tree Farm...

    Green Valleys Watershed Association |

  • News

    Montgomery County officials prepare to protect homeless during Code Blue weather

    NORRISTOWN >> As Montgomery County residents were bundling up, perhaps for the first time this season, to head into a brisk Monday, county officials were preparing to take steps protecting the vulnerable during extreme cold weather.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    St. Mary’s students in Schwenksville celebrate Thanksgiving a little early

    Preschoolers at St. Mary’s School enjoyed a Thanksgiving meal with their families.


  • Business

    Delaware Valley sees booming apple harvest this season

    WORCESTER >> Sweet Honeycrisp. Juicy Gala.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

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