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O’Grady’s to host fundraiser for Phoenixville firefighter battling brain cancer

By Gil Cohen For Digital First Media |

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    Rams crown 2014 homecoming queen during shutout victory

    Ram Royalty: Spring-Ford Area Senior High School’s 2013 Homecoming Queen Helena Mullen crowned Michaela Parr the 2014 queen during the Rams’ 54-0 rout of PJP last Saturday, Oct. 18. The event marked the school’s 60-year homecoming football anniversary. For more on the game, see Sports.

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    Schwenksville High School Class of ’64 honors teachers at 50th anniversary reunion

    On Saturday, Sept. 27, the Schwenksville High School Class of 1964 honored Mr. Richard J. Carfagno of Harleysville and Mr. George E. Romasco of Collegeville at a dinner social held in observance of the 50th anniversary reunion of the class.

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    PAHS Class of 1951 celebrates 63rd reunion

    Phoenixville High School’s Class of 1951 celebrated their 63rd year class reunion Sept. 26 at the Phoenixville Country Club. There were 32 classmates and 13 guests in attendeance.

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    Fun and haunted legacies continue to grow at Pennhurst

    Spring City >> Fans of the macabre seeking a frightful adventure need search no further than Spring City — Pennhurst Asylum has opened its gates for its 5th annual Halloween season.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

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    Upper Schuylkill Valley Park hosts monarch butterfly release

    Upper Schuylkill Valley Park hosted its annual monarch butterfly release Sept. 13. The event includes educational programs and allows visitors a chance to interact with the monarchs. Once released, the butterflies migrate south for the winter.

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    Royersford cancer survivor rides to help others conquer the illness

    A Royersford resident fought a tough battle against cancer, and won. She is now going to give back to the doctors who helped to save her life.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For 21st Century Media |

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    New Name, Same Mission: University of Valley Forge celebrates name change

    As of Tuesday, Valley Forge Christian College has officially changed its name to the University of Valley Forge (UVF). The Pennsylvania Department of Education (DOE) approved the name change on Aug. 27, but state processes appointed the formal recognition date as Sept. 16.

    Courtesy of the University of Valley Forge |

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    Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy holds open house for Childrens Discovery Room

    PERKIOMEN TWP. A 3-foot-tall caterpillar was found counting yellow, mellow fishbugs at the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancys Childrens Discovery Room Open House Monday.

    By Brendan Wills bwills@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Upper Providence program gives an assist to volunteer firefighters

    Upper Providence Flames and smoke leaped from the engine compartment of a 2008 grey Chevrolet Silverado parked on the parking lot of an apartment complex on Meadowview Lane in Upper Providence Township shortly after noon on a recent Friday.

    By Gil Cohen For 21st Century Media |

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    Phoenixville native named Best Overall New Cadet at West Point

    U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) announced today that Cadet Shawna Moore, of Phoenixville, has been named the Best Overall New Cadet Class of 2018 by the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. Sen. Toomey nominated Shawna to the U.S. Military Academy in January.

    Courtesy of Sen. Pat Toomeys Office |

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