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Spring-Ford students, Philly artist ‘Bring the Outside in’ at ninth grade cafeteria

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  • Politics

    Dinniman tells seniors he backs property tax elimination

    OXFORD >> State Sen. Andy Dinniman, D-19th, of West Whiteland was largely “preaching to the choir” at the Oxford Senior Center on Thursday when he described his efforts to eliminate property taxes.

    By Chris Barber cbarber@21st-centurymedia.com |

  • News

    Chesco Housing Authority aims to find homes for 100 vets in 100 days

    The Chester County Housing Authority has launched a new campaign for finding at least 100 veterans suitable homes in the next 100 days.

    Courtesy of the Chester County Housing Authority |

  • Food

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Bacon and bread, the “B” staples of life

    Bacon >> once considered a breakfast meat, has gone big time. This pork product can be smoked, grilled, baked and fried, and the list goes on. It is up to the cook preparing it. Healthier than pork bacon, turkey, tofu and other meats can be processed to a similar product.

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

  • Events

    Calendar of Events

    Ongoing Facetime Theatre’s Summer Experience: Register now for Facetime Theatre’s Summer Experience for students entering first through fourth grades, running June 15-19 & June 22-26. Summer Experience consists of two weeks of half-day camp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Franklin Commons in Phoenixville. Session I runs from June 15-19 and Session II from June 22-26. Each session will focus on different skills and utilize different curriculum so that students can...

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  • Theater

    PHOTOS: PVMS East students perform high-flying stunts in ‘Mary Poppins’

    PERKIOMEN >> Perk Valley Middle School East’s high-flying production of the musical “Mary Poppins” is set to open Friday night at 7:30 p.m. The students practiced performing with the flying equipment provided by theater stunt equipment company Flying by Foy this week during dress rehearsals. The school is the first middle school to attempt the highly technical production, which was released in November.

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  • Music

    Chesco Pops presents ‘Requiem’ Sunday in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The Chester County Pops Orchestra will take the stage Sunday to perform one of the most beloved pieces of choral music written in the past 30 years.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Music

    St. John’s to present Susquehanna University Choir concert in Phoenixville

    Beloved composers Bach and Mendelssohn will be complimented by music of composers that are actively writing today when the Susquehanna University Choir comes to Phoenixville March 8.

    Courtesy of St. John’s Lutheran Church |

  • News

    Phoenixville Kiwanis seek applicants for Youth Service Award

    The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville is seeking applicants for their Youth Service Award. This award, which has a value of $1,000, is presented annually to an organization which has furthered the educational, financial or physical advancement of youth under the age of 18 within the Phoenixville area. The award will be presented at the Annual Chamber of Commerce Dinner to be held on Wednesday, March 18.

    Courtesy of the Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville |

  • Politics

    Parties endorse candidates for Chester County primaries

    WEST CHESTER >> The two major political parties in Chester County endorsed slates of candidates to run for countywide offices in the May primary, but they may find that at least one open seat will see a primary fight.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Six firefighters hurt battling $1M Charlestown blaze

    CHARLESTOWN >> Six firefighters were injured Sunday night while battling a 2-alarm house fire in the first block of Highland Hills Road.

    By Michael N. Price mprice@21st-centurymedia.com @MikePriceWrites on Twitter |

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