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Canal Day tradition held at Lock 60


While teacher waits for a heart transplant, community rallies to help

Early last December – in her early 40s and happily employed as a history teacher at Valley Forge Military Academy – Linda Jara began doctoring for a sinus infection before “being blindsided” by a heart failure diagnosis two...

By M. English 21st Century Media Services |


  • Ceramics

    Ceramics passion brings clean water to developing nations

    A Glenmoore potter has found a way to combine his love of ceramics with his passion to help people in third-world countries.

    By Monica Thompson Fragale For Digital First Media |

  • Parenting

    Perspective on Parenting: Protecting children from grief

    When my first child was born, I experienced a tidal wave of emotions. As I embraced my infant overjoyed, I whispered in her tiny ear her that I’d always protect her. I even briefly visualized those moments in her future where she may need me the most: her first fall from her bike; her first time being confronted by mean kids at school; and her first break up. Never could I foresee the grief she’d experience—along with her younger siblings—after the death of a...


  • News

    Woman admits to bad check scheme at Limerick bank

    NORRISTOWN >> Telling a former East Greenville woman her drug addiction is “tearing” her up, a judge urged her to remain in intensive treatment while serving her sentence for being involved in a bad check scheme at a Limerick bank.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    PennDOT to repave Egypt Road, replace ramps

    Get ready for more construction and slowdowns.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News


    Groups of people run with hands in the air out of the Colonial Theater in Phoenixville for the annual Blobfest July 10. For more coverage of Blobfest, see Page A3.


  • Travel

    NEW BEGINNINGS: First trip to Europe brings back memories of past travels

    Much of life seems to be made up of a series of mundane occurrences that happen day after day — alarm sounds, press snooze, get up, brush teeth, dress, and on and on it goes.

    By Jarreau Freeman @JarreauFreeman on Twitter |

  • Travel

    The Globetrotting Graduate: Why solo traveling can be inspirational

    There are a lot of articles on the Internet about the “solo female traveler” but each one misses an important point. Whether female or male, being a solo traveler encourages personal growth and independence.

    By Caitlin Burns For Digital First Media |

  • Crime

    Phoenixville resident among 5 charged in prostitution sting at Radnor Hotel

    Five people were arrested this week in connection with an undercover sting involving Radnor and Pennsylvania State police at the Radnor Hotel.

    By Richard Ilgenfritz @rpilgenfritz on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville residents seek donations for fire victims

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Residents in Phoenixville have begun working together to help one family get back on its feet in the wake of tragedy.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric Devlin on Twitter |

  • Prep Sports

    Coming soon: PA Prep Live — our new high school sports website

    We are pleased to announce that our new high school sports website PA Prep Live will be launching Tuesday, July 21, replacing our current sports website of while still building on the success that site has shown in the past two years.

    By Sam Stewart @samuel_stewart7 on Twitter |

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