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Roller Derby gains popularity among local women



  • Lifestyle

    What’s cooking? Get the dish on area cooking classes

    On a recent Saturday morning, sunlight streamed through the windows of The Kitchen Workshop in Paoli while nine women stood around a large granite workspace covered with cutting boards and ingredients. They cracked eggs and jokes with ease as the scent of lemon zest and the sound of laughter filled the air.

    By EMILY RYAN For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Phoenixville Meals on Wheels volunteers get extra help

    PHOENIXVILLE — On their Meals on Wheels rounds this week, the Trainies had a little company in their Toyota Sienna minivan.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Former Japanese exchange student, now a teacher, brings class to Perkiomen Valley

    PERKIOMEN — Twenty-two years ago, Yukiko Tsukihara was a young student from Kamakura Jogakuin Junior-Senior High School in Japan trying out her English on American students at Perkiomen Valley High School.

    By Frank Otto |

  • Phoenixville Local

    PHOTOS: Residents enjoy free Rita’s Water Ice on first day of spring

    Many area residents ventured out Thursday to enjoy the milder weather, despite the strong wind gusts, and to get their free Rita’s Water Ice, a tradition marking the first day of spring each year. Long lines formed at several area locations, including Phoenixville, Collegeville and Royersford.


  • Pets

    Local animal rescue competes in national pet tourney for donation

    Main Line Animal Rescue (MLAR) in Phoenixville is taking part in a national contest called “Tournament of Tails: Sweet 16 Shelter Pet Challenge.” MLAR is one of the 16 participating shelters across the country hoping to watch their “player,” a dog at the shelter named Jewel, advance through the bracket for a chance to win a $5,000 donation.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Shonda Rhimes pilot show filming comes to Ursinus College

    COLLEGEVILLE — Small screen magic was in the works at Ursinus College this weekend.

    By Caroline Sweeney |

  • Lifestyle

    Philadelphia Zoo welcomes twin Amur Tigers

    The Philadelphia Zoo welcomed two young male Amur tigers to its animal family Thursday.

    From Press release |

  • Features/People

    Schuylkill Township firefighter recalls his passion as 2nd year as chief gets underway

    Jason Cole knows what to do when life gives him lemons.

    By Gil Cohen For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Phoenixville resident recognized for work with Kidney Foundation

    For Fran Lynam, recognition as a volunteer for the National Kidney Foundation presents an opportunity to raise awareness about a major health issue and the importance of organ donation.

    By Mark D. Marotta 21st Century Media News Service |

  • Lifestyle

    Help clean up the Perkiomen this April

    Area residents concerned about the environment can help make it a little better by participating in the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy’s annual stream cleanup on Saturday, April 12.

    By 21st Century Media staff |

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