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Firebird Fest returns to Phoenixville for its 11th burn

By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

Residents oppose Phoenixville council’s vote to kill rec board

PHOENIXVILLE >> Although the majority of council voted to move to the next step of eliminating the borough’s recreation board, one councilwoman and many residents remain staunchly opposed to the move. ...

By Frank Otto @fottojourno on Twitter |


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    Empty Bowls raises over $18k for PACS pantry

    Phoenixville: Phoenixville Area Community Services (PACS) held its annual Empty Bowls event at the Technical College High School (TCHS) Pickering Campus Nov. 7. The event raised $18,454 for PACS’ emergency food pantry to combat hunger locally and raise awareness of the global problem. It featured 600 handcrafted bowls donated by professional artists from around the area, including Chester Springs Art Studio and Phoenix Village Art Center, as well as students from Phoenixville and...


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    Crossroads Presbyterian, Limerick Bowl to offer Turkey Bowl dinner

    The holidays can be an especially difficult time for those without a home or living alone.

    Courtesy of Limerick Bowl |

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    PHOTOS: Dogs give it their best at National and Philly Dog Shows in Oaks

    Greater Philadelphia Expo Center: Canines and dog lovers filled the expo center last weekend for Saturday’s National Dog Show and the Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s dog show on Sunday. To find out who won best in show, watch the broadcast of the National Dog Show at noon on NBC Thanksgiving Day.


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    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 |

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    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 |

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    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 |

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    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 |

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    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 |

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    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 |

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    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 |

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