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Valley Forge Christian College welcomes students back to campus

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  • Features/People

    Thunder Outreach sponsors benefit concert for Limerick burn victim

    ROYERSFORD – Thunder Outreach is hosting a benefit concert for Kyra Tramontana, the 19-year-old victim of a work accident that left second- and third-degree burns over 35 percent of her body.

    By Stephen Harris sharris@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Features/People

    PHOTOS: Montgomery County 4-H Fair

    The annual Montgomery County 4-H Fair was held Aug. 7-9 at the county 4-H Center in Creamery. The fair gives 4-H members the opportunity to show of this year’s projects to their family and the public. Projects included livestock and animal science. There was also a fabric sale by the Creamery Crafters 4-H Club.

    By 21st Century Media staff |

  • Features/People

    Reeves Park Summer Camp comes to close with talent show, spelling bee

    The Phoenixville Recreation Department and Phoenixville Communities That Care provided an outdoor summer camp at Reeves Park during the last week of July for Phoenixville Area School District students between the ages of 7 and 12. Activities included games, arts and crafts, sports and special guests.

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  • Features/People

    Kimberton native named US consul general of Mexico City

    The work done by diplomats in the U.S. consulates abroad to make travel safe and easy for Americans often goes unnoticed, but for one Kimberton native, it’s his life’s work.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Forrest Gump facsimile offers words of wisdom to Skippack shoppers

    SKIPPACK — You wouldn’t believe it if I told you, but Forrest Gump was in Skippack Friday night. Gump, played by impersonator and Souderton native Paul Dengler, fit together with the visitors to the Southwest Trading Post like peas and carrots.

    By BRENDAN WILLS bwills@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Features/People

    Local girls selected as state finalists in NAM competition

    Two local girls have been selected as state finalists in the National American Miss competition and will represent their communities in Harrisburg next weekend.

    By Phoenix staff |

  • Features/People

    Audubon nursery school adopts giraffes at Elmwood Park Zoo

    St. Andrew’s Nursery School of Audubon recently celebrated their adoption of two giraffes at the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown. Parents, students and alumni attended the event on July 12 to help welcome the giraffes, named Louis and Tamu, to the zoo for the summer.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    PHOTOS: Soldier welcomed home in Limerick

    US Army PFC Jake Spear received a grand homecoming after his deployment overseas recently. Warriors Watch Riders, Hogs and Heroes Foundation and A Hero’s Welcome led the way as they escorted him from the Philadelphia Airport to his home in Limerick. Lazer Limo provided a free ride home for Spear.

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  • Features/People

    PHOTOS: Area children meet Montgomery the bald eagle at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

    Children came to meet Montgomery the bald eagle at the Upper Schuylkill Valley Park & Wildlife Center July 11. While they were there, they learned about the diet and habitat of bald eagles and participated in arts and crafts.

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  • General news

    Ursinus professor studying volunteer firefighters’ hearts

    COLLEGEVILLE — Sometimes, the most deadly part of a fire isn’t the smoke or flames but the stress placed on a firefighter’s body as they move in, out, up and down a burning building.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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