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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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  • Features/People

    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.

    By Meghan Ross mross@21st-centurymedia.com @bymeghanross on Twitter |

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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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  • Features/People

    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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  • Features/People

    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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  • Features/People

    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 Children’s Discovery Room

    PERKIOMEN TWP. — A 3-foot-tall caterpillar was found counting yellow, mellow fishbugs at the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy’s Children’s Discovery Room Open House Monday.

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

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