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    Phoenixville-born D-Day vet honored in Ohio historical calendar

    This weekend marks the 70th anniversary of the allied invasion of Normandy, and there is perhaps no better way to remember D-Day than to remember those who fought in the battle.

    By Matthew D’Ippolito Editor@PhoenixvilleNews.com |

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    Local Academy of Notre Dame student receives Spirit of Community Award

    Quinn Norris, an eighth grader from Phoenixville at the Academy of Notre Dame, was a Distinguished Finalist in this year’s Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

    Courtesy of the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur |

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    Brooke Elementary dedicates ‘Buddy Bench’ in student’s memory

    Brooke Elementary School in Royersford held a ceremony Friday for a special little girl who attended the school.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For 21st Century Media |

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    Mayor Speck presents Tree City USA flag to Pack 119

    Pack 119 (out of Barkley Elementary School) is continuing to build lasting relationships and strengthen community ties with people and organizations in the Phoenixville Area.

    Courtesy of Pack 119 |

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    Parry, Negandhi inducted into Phoenixville’s Wall of Fame

    PHOENIXVILLE - Fred Richmond Parry and Kevin Negandhi were inducted into the Phoenixville Area High School Wall of Fame during ceremonies in the school lobby May 12.

    Barry Sankey
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    Hundreds of students enjoy ‘Fun in the Sun’ at PV Post Prom

    Perkiomen Valley High School was transformed into the-closest-thing-to-a-beach on May 17 for the annual Post Prom event, with this year’s theme being “Fun in the Sun.” Hallways were transformed into ocean, picnic, boardwalk and camping scenes to evoke the many fun activities that take place in the summer.

    Courtesy of Perkiomen Valley School District |

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    Warm up to 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show

    It was a kaleidoscope of creativity inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show. Open until March 9, this year’s theme is “ARTiculture” and explores the effects art has had on gardening and vice versa. The home garden is a form of living art that continues to the modern day.

    By Bernard J. Scally bscally@21st-centurymedia.com |

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    Resident celebrates 100th birthday at Phoenixville Area Senior Center

    Sadie Weney celebrated her 100th birthday at the Phoenixville Area Senior Center on May 5. Phoenixville Mayor Michael Specht came by to honor her on the special occasion. Weney has been coming to the center since 1985.

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  • Features/People

    Resident celebrates 100th birthday at Phoenixville Area Senior Center

    Sadie Weney celebrated her 100th birthday at the Phoenixville Area Senior Center on May 5. Phoenixville Mayor Michael Specht came by to honor her on the special occasion. Weney has been coming to the center since 1985.

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    Phoenixville resident honored for work with PCA

    Phoenixville resident Michelle Kline was honored for her work as a forensic interview specialist with the Philadelphia Children’s Alliance (PCA) at the PCA’s 14th Annual Bear Affair on Thursday, May 1.

    Courtesy of the PCA |

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