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By Matthew D’Ippolito Editor@PhoenixvilleNews.com |

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  • Features/People

    Happy Birthday Elizabeth Marton Banjack

    Elizabeth Marton Banjack’s 95th birthday was April 10. She has lived her entire life in Phoenixville. She was the first child born to Mary and Janos Marton and she had four siblings — three sisters and one brother. She and her husband Joe, who died in 1973, had one daughter, Bette Banjack, who has written food columns for many years for The Phoenix. Elizabeth has had the same telephone since 1944! For 55 years she lived on Buchanan Street and for the past 16 years she has resided at St.

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  • Movies

    CEC Associates sponsors environmental film at the Colonial

    The Colonial Theater will be showing the movie “A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet” next weekend in honor of Earth Day, which is this Tuesday.

    By Alyssa Shields For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Valley Forge Christian College celebrates 75th anniversary

    Valley Forge Christian College (VFCC) celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion the school held a special celebration April 9 at the Flower Chapel on campus.

    By Matthew D’Ippolito Editor@PhoenixvilleNews.com |

  • General news

    Good Samaritan Shelter holds third annual Night of Awareness

    Good Samaritan Shelter of Phoenixville held its third annual Night of Awareness event April 11 at Valley Forge Christian College (VFCC). Proceeds from the overnight campout fundraiser go toward supporting the shelter.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Man who tampered with PECO electric meters in five-county region could generate jail time

    NORRISTOWN — A Philadelphia man who tampered with utility meters to reduce some account holders’ monthly PECO electrical bills, to the tune of nearly $350,000, could generate some jail time in connection with the five-county theft scheme.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Graffiti ordinance adopted in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE — A new ordinance defining graffiti and providing regulations for its removal was approved by borough council Tuesday night.

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

  • General news

    Chesco man joins brother in prison for six-county burglary spree

    NORRISTOWN — A Chester County man has joined his brother in prison in connection with a scheme to burglarize pizza shops in six counties.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Phoenixville closer to hiring collection agency for delinquent fees

    PHOENIXVILLE — A month after Borough Manager Jean Krack introduced his intention to bring in an outside collection agency to cut down on nearly $1 million in delinquent water, sewer and trash fees owed to the borough, council approved a request for proposal Krack brought to last week’s meeting.

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

  • General news

    Prayer Breakfast recognizes community members for positive impact

    The 20th annual Phoenixville Community Prayer Breakfast was held last Saturday, April 5 at Phoenixville Area Middle School. The breakfast and awards ceremony is held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. each year and recognizes those members of the Phoenixville area who work to affect positive change and promote cooperative living and diversity in the community.

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  • General news

    Chorus Against Cancer fund drive launches with kickoff concert

    Chorus Against Cancer, a local fundraising team, held their kickoff fundraiser event April 5 at Limerick Fire Company. Proceeds raised from the night will go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS).

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

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