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US Army Field Band to play free concert at Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge

By Christine Mawhinney Lark For 21st Century Media |

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  • General news

    Beth Chaim Reform Congregation welcomes new rabbi

    Rabbi Michelle Denker Pearlman became the new rabbi of Beth Chaim Reform Congregation in Malvern July 1. She takes over from Rabbi Aileen Hollander, who has served as the congregation’s rabbi since 2002. Rabbi Aileen will continue to serve the congregation as the director of religious education.

    Courtesy of Beth Chaim Reform Congregation |

  • General news

    Kiddie Academy of Royersford receives national awards from parent company

    Caroline Klein, franchise owner of Kiddie Academy of Royersford, recently received awards from the parent company, Kiddie Academy, during their annual national conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Courtesy of Kiddie Academy of Royersford |

  • General news

    CCLS is ‘flipping out’ over new digital magazine distribution, Flipster

    The Chester County Library System (CCLS) welcomes Flipster to the list of electronic services it provides to patrons. Flipster is a digital magazine distribution service where customers can access magazine from a variety of publishers through a web browser using their Chester County library card number. Users can also download a free app from iTunes to view or download the magazine to a mobile device (an android app will be available in the fall). The CCLS is starting off with 23 titles,...

    Courtesy of CCLS |

  • Columns

    Think About It: The Meaning of Tears

    “Tears have always been easier to shed than to explain.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • Letters

    Searching for a long-lost friend from Denmark

    To the editor: I am writing to you from Denmark on behalf of my 82-year-old mother, Kirsten Laigaard.

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  • Crime

    Police Reports: Pedestrian struck, groom’s iPhone stolen

    Pedestrian struck near bridge PERKIOMEN TWP. — A 17-year-old Collegeville girl was walking on the sidewalk of the Route 113 bridge over the Perkiomen Creek when she was hit around 12:55 p.m. July 8.

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  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Jams, Jellies and Jell-O

    JELL-O – Is one of the most familiar food names around. Prior to the early 1900s, preparation of gelatin was a somewhat time-consuming and difficult task.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Fire crews rescue woman via boat in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE — Crews from several area fire departments helped evacuate a person suffering from an undetermined medical event from the banks of the Schuylkill River Saturday night on the borough’s north end.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Organizations teaming to create interpreter program in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE — Between the pain, fear and urgency of the situation, anyone having a medical emergency finds themselves in a stressful situation.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Lower Providence Fire Department rescues two entrapped after crash at Egypt Road and Casselberry Drive

    LOWER PROVIDENCE — Lower Providence Fire Department cut the door off of a car on Egypt Road Sunday after a two-vehicle crash entrapped two subjects in one vehicle.

    By Brendan Wills bwills@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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