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Fact checking Corbett’s latest campaign ad

By Lisa Longo Guest Columnist |


  • General news

    PHOTOS: 11th annual Firebird Festival sculpture nearly complete

    Phoenixville: Anyone who’s driven past Friendship Field recently has surely noticed this year’s firebird growing steadily. The sculpture is almost complete thanks to the volunteers working to make Phoenixville’s 11th annual Firebird Festival possible. The festival will be held on Dec. 6.


  • General news

    Phoenixville School Board chooses environmental consultant for Meadow Brook site

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The Phoenixville Area School Board decided to approve a local firm to be its environmental consultant for potential issues on the Meadow Brook Golf Club property.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-Century @fottojourno on Twitter |

  • Government and politics

    Rep. Gerlach to close Trappe office

    TRAPPE >> Since he is not running for re-election, Congressman Jim Gerlach has decided to close his district office in Trappe as of Oct. 31.

    By Frank Otto @fottojourno on Twitter |

  • General news

    Phoenixville crash

    Phoenixville >> Phoenixville police responded to a three car crash at Bridge and Main streets about 2 p.m. Sunday.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • General news

    Limerick nuke plant’s license renewed for 20 years

    LIMERICK >> With little fanfare and even less comment, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Monday announced the renewal of the operating license at the Limerick Generating Station for another 20 years.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • General news

    Spring-Ford School Board to vote on scoreboard replacement

    LIMERICK >> The Spring-Ford Area School Board will vote next week on whether or not to replace Ram Stadium’s scoreboard for $43,502.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-Century @fottojourno on Twitter |

  • General news

    American Treasure Tour museum expansion OK’d in Upper Providence

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> A nostalgia museum has been granted conditional use approval to expand its operations in Oaks.

    By Leslie Lighton-Humpreys For Digital First Media |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Drink to your health, from water to wine

    WATER >> Keeps our world alive. It covers approximately 70 to 75 percent of the Earth’s surface in various states, such as liquid, solid and vapor.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    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.


  • General news

    Uncle B’s and HCA team up to provide mammograms to Phoenixville residents

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Uncle B’s BBQ Shack in Phoenixville is giving back to the community in a special way this month.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For 21st Century Media |

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