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Housing Authority recognized for inovative design at Fairview Village

Courtesy of HACC |


  • General news

    TCHS Pickering celebrates Veterans Day with military band performances

    To celebrate Veterans Day, the Technical College High School (TCHS) Pickering Campus hosted a concert of the Air National Guard Band of the Northeast on Monday, Nov. 10. Brass in Blue, a brass quintet, and High Altitude, a rock band, gave a private concert to TCHS students during the day. The 42-musician concert band played for the public during an evening performance.

    Courtesy of Chester County Intermediate Unit |

  • Education

    RSVP provides tutoring in STEM programs for region’s students

    Algebra: a simple concept that strikes fear in the hearts of most high school students. As it turns out, algebra really is part of our daily lives and often, we don’t even know it. Still skeptical?

    Courtesy of RSVP of Montgomery County |

  • General news

    RSVP to donate picture books to Montgomery County preschoolers on Giving Tuesday

    On Dec. 2, RSVP of Montgomery County will participate in the #GivingTuesday movement, a national initiative created to evoke the spirit of giving back to community during the days after Thanksgiving.

    Courtesy of RSVP of Montgomery County |

  • General news

    Humane Society, Spayed Club partner to provide spay and neutering services in Phoenixville

    The Humane Society Phoenixville and The Spayed Club are pleased to announce a partnership that will bring low-cost spay and neutering services for cats and dogs to the Phoenixville community.

    Courtesy of the Humane Society |

  • General news

    Upper Providence police officers lauded for life-saving efforts

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> Police Chief Mark Toomey recognized five of his officers during the Nov. 3 Board of Supervisors meeting.

    By Leslie Lighton-Humpreys For Digital First Media |

  • General news

    Perkiomen Valley School Board wants look at budget with zero-percent tax increase

    PERKIOMEN >> Just about two months into the current school year, the Perkiomen Valley School Board is already discussing the next year’s budget and many board members want to get a look at one with no tax increase.

    By Frank Otto @fottojourno on Twitter |

  • General news

    Dogs to strut their stuff at the Expo Center this weekend

    More than 1,500 purebred dogs are hoping to earn barking rights to the most distinguished canine title in the country when the Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s National Dog Show takes over the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks on Nov. 15 and 16.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

  • General news

    Royersford pediatric cancer patient gets room redesign

    ROYERSFORD >> In July 2008, Trey Love, a then 21-month-old boy from Royersford, was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • Education

    Phoenixville High School senior chosen to attend medical school conference

    Sierra Longo, a senior at Phoenixville Area High School, is attending the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., Nov. 14-16.

    Courtesy of the National Academy of Future Physicians |

  • General news

    Phoenixville holds special events in honor of Veterans Day

    Honoring our vets: A number of events were held in Phoenixville last weekend and Tuesday in honor of Veterans Day. Above, left to right, Fred Bieler, Dan Stranick and Don Mahoney of Phoenixville VFW Post 1564 display the colors during Phoenixville Area High School’s Saluting Our Veterans on Tuesday.


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