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Roller Derby gains popularity among local women



  • General news

    Students test their skills in safe driving competition (VIDEO)

    PHOENIXVILLE — The parking lot at the Technical College High School - Pickering Campus was turned into an obstacle course Wednesday morning as students from around the region tested their safe driving skills.

    By Caroline Sweeney |

  • General news

    Replacement pumper truck cost $100,000 less than Phoenixville council expected

    PHOENIXVILLE — The Phoenixville Fire Department bought a replacement pumper truck for much less than the borough council budgeted.

    By Frank Otto |

  • Columns

    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Flowers in Renaissance and Baroque Art

    Did you ever think that working in your garden could enhance your art collection? Recognizing flower forms may help you to cash in on fine art.

    By Lori Verderame Guest Columnist |

  • Opinion

    Letting corporations skate on taxes undermines life on Main Street

    Courtesy of the American Forum The Great Recession “officially” ended almost five years ago, but looking at many communities across the country, you wouldn’t believe it. Ten million people are still searching for work, and more than 15 million families have lost their homes to foreclosure. Classrooms are more crowded, roads need repair, and states and cities struggle to meet growing needs as Congress imposes an austerity agenda. Unless you run a wealthy corporation, you are likely...

    By Katherine McFate and George Goehl |

  • General news

    Lancaster man charged after thefts in Limerick

    LIMERICK — A Lancaster man was charged with multiple felonies after police connected him with items stolen from several cars between March 24-31.

    By Caroline Sweeney |

  • Columns

    Think About It: The Death of Common Sense

    “It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • General news

    Kiwanis present Youth Service Award

    The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville recently presented its Youth Service Award to the Grimes Academic Mentoring Enrichment program, also known as GAME. This program, which is sponsored by Grimes A.M.E. Church, provides access to homework assistance, computers, tutoring programs and self-esteem projects for economically disadvantaged students.

    Courtesy of the Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville |

  • Features/People

    West End ambulance shifts focus to community involvement

    A new era has begun for members of West End Fire Co. 3 ambulance of Phoenixville.

    By Gil Cohen For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    East Pikeland police officers, resident receive awards

    EAST PIKELAND — Several awards were given out to police and a member of the public at last week’s Board of Supervisors meeting.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Limerick supervisors discuss expanding sewer hook-up deal

    LIMERICK — Township supervisors recently discussed the possible modification of a resolution that cuts a deal for new hook-ups to the municipal water system once new residences are constructed and operational.

    By Frank Otto |

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