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UVF alum among Time magazine Person of the Year honorees for Ebola epidemic work

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    Spring City Karate celebrates 40 years

    SPRING CITY >> The Spring City Karate School is celebrating 40 years of teaching students the art of Karate, and looking forward to many more.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For Digital First Media |

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    PACS volunteers help feed needy families during holiday season

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Volunteers have kept busy since the weeks before Thanksgiving to stock up Phoenixville Area Community Services’ (PACS) food pantry in preparation for the busy holiday season.

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    Blessed Theresa of Calcutta students hold Thanksgiving Feast

    LIMERICK >> Preschoolers at Blessed Theresa of Calcutta School’s child care program in Limerick Township sing during their Thanksgiving Feast at the school. One hundred twenty-five children from several classrooms performed songs and then had a luncheon complete with turkey and all the trimmings with their parents and grandparents.

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    Phoenixville Kiwanis decorate Reeves Park for Christmas

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Twelve members of the Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville gathered in Reeves Park on Sunday, Nov. 23, to decorate both gazebos in the park for the holidays.

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    Ursinus professor named Pa. Professor of the Year

    COLLEGEVILLE >> Richard L. Wallace, an Ursinus College Environmental Studies professor whose blend of academic and applied learning teaches students to be lifelong problem solvers, has been named the Pennsylvania Professor of the Year.

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    Trappe Ambulance EMT Renee Sullivan reflects on move from corporate career

    Renee Sullivan had just turned her shopping cart into the dairy aisle when she heard a commotion just ahead. Several customers were hovering over an elderly woman, who was lying prostrate on a wooden skid. Sullivan recognized immediately the signs of a seizure.

    By Gil Cohen For Digital First Media |

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    PAHS Class of 1957 holds 57th reunion luncheon

    The PAHS class of 1957 held their 57th reunion luncheon at Spring Ford Country Club on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Class member Dick Lusch was the emcee for the event with 38 class members and 15 guests attending. Correspondence from class members Irene Lebaris Diamond (Class President), Leon Wilk, Margie Bishop Sosnowy, Larry Miller, Dolores Scaringi Butler, Bob Kulp, Joan Fiore Redmon, Sandy Barlow Kunkle and Barbara Gabel Chiusano, who were unable to attend, was read at the affair. Marie...

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    A day in the life: Graterford prison superintendent offers rare view inside prison, personal life

    SKIPPACK >> Skippack Township hosts quaint shops, a community pool, a branch of the bucolic Perkiomen Trail and also about 4,000 convicted criminals.

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