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Unknown soldiers of Revolutionary War honored at Ellis Woods cemetery

By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

Phoenixville assistant superintendent to step down

Phoenixville >> A key member of the Phoenixville Area School District’s administration will be leaving at the end of the school year. ...

By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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  • Visual arts

    ‘Legendary’ exhibit at The African American Museum in Philadelphia explores house ballroom culture

    Photographer Gerard H. Gaskin creates art, but also shines a light on people who need to be seen.

    By Tara Lynn Johnson For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Accused Lower Pottsgrove arsonist has her trial date

    NORRISTOWN >> A Lower Pottsgrove woman accused of torching and destroying the home of her neighbor, a Limerick detective, has her trial date.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    DCNR reveals statewide recreation plan at Pottstown Volleyball Rumble (photos, video)

    POTTSTOWN >> About 15 people riding yellow Bike Pottstown bicycles pedaled their way onto the lush green fields of Memorial Park Thursday to center court of the 24th annual Pottstown Volleyball Rumble.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • Beer

    Brew Hub: Craft brewing in the Philly region

    The Craft Beer industry has soared to new heights globally, and the Philadelphia area has been a flagship of homebrewed growth and innovation.

    By Digital First Media Staff @DFMPhillyNews on Twitter |

  • Mass transit systems

    Preliminary public transportation details for Pope’s visit to Philadelphia released

    PHILADELPHIA >> Mayor Michael A. Nutter, City and agency officials announced preliminary information about public transportation options during the World Meeting of Families convening, Sept. 22 to 25, 2015, and the weekend of the Papal Visit, Sept. 26 to 27, 2015.

    By Mayor’s Office of Communications For Digital First Media |

  • News

    DEP trying to control gnat population in Chester County

    Canoeists along the Brandywine Creek may have seen a man pouring a brown liquid into the creek in the last few days. He is not illegally dumping chemicals. He is Ben Russell, a water pollution biologist for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection working to control the black fly population in Chester County.

    By Pete Bannan pbannan@21st-centurymedia.com @petebannan on Twitter |

  • News

    Sen. Andy Dinniman wants Route 23 Bridge closure horror stories

    Phoenixville >> One area lawmaker want drivers suffering by the Route 23 bridge closure to share their horror stories with him.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Crime

    Prison release rarely an option for dying state inmates

    Leon Jesse James was supposed to die in prison.

    By Jeffrey Benzing | PublicSource jbenzing@publicsource.org @jabenzing |

  • Graduation ceremonies

    PHOTOS: 562 students graduate from Spring-Ford Area High School

    Members of Spring-Ford Area High School’s graduating class listen to speakers Thursday evening during an outdoor ceremony at Coach McNelly Stadium in Royersford. A total of 562 students graduated as part of the Spring-Ford High Area High School’s 60th commencement exercise. It was one of the largest graduating classes in Montgomery County. Among the speakers was valedictorian Malcolm Connor Hoffman, whose inspirational talk was entitled, “The Last Time.”

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  • News

    Senate committee votes to delay Keystone Exams

    The Senate Education Committee Tuesday unanimously approved legislation to delay the graduation requirement associated with the Keystone Exams for two years.

    Staff Report |

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