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THE TABLE: Sardinia — island off the Italian mainland

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  • Music

    Doubleclicks’ ‘Love Problems’ is a leap forward

    Happiness has not spoiled the Doubleclicks. Singing sisters Angela Webber and Aubrey Turner, who return to Steel City Coffee House in Phoenixville Aug. 26, have both married since their previous appearance there last year. Angela, the nerd-folk duo’s guitar player and principal lyricist, has also moved with her husband from Portland, Oregon, to Los Angeles to pursue opportunities in music and comedy.

    By Joe Barron|

  • Entertainment

    LOCAL MUSIC: Royersford rock band Rofo Audio involves local businesses in their music videos

    Power trio Rofo Audio are like unofficial ambassadors for the Spring-Ford Chamber of Commerce.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Brewpubs

    Breweries of the Philadelphia suburbs

    Everybody loves a good beer, and the Philadelphia suburbs is home to many breweries that could be the creator of your next favorite. The list below features a range of breweries across the suburbs.

    Digital First Media staff|

  • News

    Local radio station at heart of Peter Rose lawsuit

    WEST CHESTER >> A little Chester County radio station has found its way into a big national sports story involving a Philadelphia icon — the disgraced baseball player and manager Peter Edward Rose.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Columns

    Welcome to my world: Listening to the silence

    I happened to come across a title for this story through a leaflet that came in the mail. In my case, I’ve learned to listen to inward silence through the practice of meditation. Yet, looking back on my life, I realized silence also spoke to me, in a seemingly different way, especially in nature.

    By Carole Christman Koch|

  • Columns

    A Look Back in History: Farm women turned out plenty of fresh bread and pies in outdoor bake ovens

    The quaint bake oven as it is found in the Pennsylvania Dutch region was an outstanding invention for its time, far superior to any found elsewhere in America. As European families transferred their white man’s culture to the virgin forests of Pennsylvania introducing their frontier farmsteads to the area, there was no other invention, expect perhaps the large frontier fireplaces, that intrigued the native Indians more than these outdoor bake-ovens. There are still quite a few...

    By Richard L.T. Orth|

  • News

    Bam Margera posts Instagrams of local water rescue, deer stuck in pond

    EAST BRADFORD >> Shortly after 6:30 p.m. Thursday evening West Chester Fire Companies were called for the report of a person and a deer stuck in the mud of a pond on the 800 block of Frank Road in East Bradford.

    By Pete Bannan @petebannan on Twitter|

  • News

    Bill Cosby jury deadlocked but will continue deliberations

    NORRISTOWN >> Despite telling a judge they were deadlocked earlier in the day Thursday, the Montgomery County jurors weighing the fate of entertainer Bill Cosby at his sex assault trial indicated they will return Friday to continue deliberations.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Vigil set Sunday for missing Chester County woman Anna Maciejewska

    CHESTERBROOK >> A vigil is being held Sunday for the Malver- area woman who has been missing for two months.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter|

  • Business

    Two Bridgeport businesses team up for National Donut Day

    BRIDGEPORT >> What happens when a baker and a brewer combine their talents for a special occasion?

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

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