In Other News

Breakfast fly-in/drive-in set Sept. 7 at Heritage Field in Limerick

By 21st Century Media staff |


  • General news

    Collegeville woman spurs effort to crowdsource help for those in need

    Almost two weeks ago, a little girl with Alopecia posted on the “People Helping People” Facebook page that she was hoping to sell some handmade bracelets.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Exelon to meet with NRC over security finding at Limerick nuke plant

    LIMERICK — Exelon Nuclear will meet with Nuclear Regulatory Commission personnel next month, presumably to contest the NRC’s identification of a potential security problem at the plant.

    By Evan Brandt |

  • Gubernatorial elections

    Collegeville man launches write-in campaign for Pa. governor

    NORRISTOWN — A new contender has thrown his hat into the ring with Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf in the 2014 race for governor of Pennsylvania. Dave Naples, a Montgomery County resident, has begun a write-in campaign that relies solely on social media and word of mouth and, in open contradiction to his competitors, no campaign contributions.

    By Brendan Wills |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Onions and Cooking Oils

    ONIONS – Have a strong and pungent odor, which becomes sweet when cooked. Cooking the onion gives it a crisp texture.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Columns

    Think About It: The sneeze that caused an uproar

    “Thanks to words, we have been able to rise above the brutes; thanks to words, we have often sunk to the level of demons.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • General news

    New changes likely for Phoenixville community budget committee

    PHOENIXVILLE — Further changes are likely coming for Phoenixville Area School District’s Community Budget Advisory Committee.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Woman hospitalized after bite from pet forest cobra

    SKIPPACK — A woman bitten by her family’s cobra was rushed to Pottstown Memorial Medical Center Sunday morning.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Phoenixville superintendent gets new contract, raise

    PHOENIXVILLE — Alan Fegley will continue as Phoenixville Area School District’s superintendent until at least 2020.

    By Frank Otto |

  • Crime

    East Pikeland man charged in marijuana growing operation

    EAST PIKELAND — More than 50 live marijuana plants were seized last week during a raid at a townhome on Stirling Court in the Kimberton Knoll development, according to township police.

    By Michael N. Price |

  • Crime

    Spring City police raid alleged drug house; 3 arrested

    SPRING CITY — After resident complaints prompted a two-month investigation, borough police and other agencies raided a suspected drug house early Monday afternoon.

    By Frank Otto |

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