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While teacher waits for a heart transplant, community rallies to help

Early last December – in her early 40s and happily employed as a history teacher at Valley Forge Military Academy – Linda Jara began doctoring for a sinus infection before “being blindsided” by a heart failure diagnosis two...

By M. English 21st Century Media Services |

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    Phoenixville residents seek donations for fire victims

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Residents in Phoenixville have begun working together to help one family get back on its feet in the wake of tragedy.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21sst-centurymedia.com @Eric Devlin on Twitter |

  • Prep Sports

    Coming soon: PA Prep Live — our new high school sports website

    We are pleased to announce that our new high school sports website PA Prep Live will be launching Tuesday, July 21, replacing our current sports website of GameTimePA.com while still building on the success that site has shown in the past two years.

    By Sam Stewart sstewart@21st-centurymedia.com @samuel_stewart7 on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville Firebird Festival talks tabled

    PHOENIXVILLE >> From all accounts, borough officials want the Phoenixville Firebird Festival to happen this year. They just can’t seem to agree on the details.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Route 23 bridge progress continues in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Progress continues on the Route 23 bridge construction project, as new additions have been added recently.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Thunderstorm blamed for two-alarm fire in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Tuesday’s early morning thunderstorm was responsible for a two-alarm fire in the borough.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville driver gets jail time despite former good deeds

    WEST CHESTER >> A Common Pleas judge denied the request of a Phoenixville man permission to enter a diversionary sentencing program for repeat drunk drivers, saying the circumstances of the man’s case did not warrant leniency — despite the defendant’s otherwise good deeds in the community.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville Public Library show teaches super-power of science

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Some local students learned the super-power science during an interactive show.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    A legacy of love: Harbacs Family celebrates 100 years

    STOWE >> As the rest of the nation recently celebrated the nation’s birthday, members of the Harbacs family gathered to honor a century-old tradition of love.

    By Leah Proctor-Ford lproctorford@21st-centurymedia.com @lemiprofo on Twitter |

  • News

    Annual Blobfest draws thousands to Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Thousands of people swarmed to Phoenixville Friday night and Saturday to attend Blobfest, the annual celebration honoring the 1958 film “The Blob,” which starred a young Steve McQueen and was filmed locally.

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

  • Business

    Expanded amenities aim at enhancing Elmwood Park Zoo experience

    NORRISTOWN >> Sure, you’ll still come mainly for the world-class animals, but neither the cuddly red pandas nor the engaging giraffes will mind if you find the Jus’ Java coffee creations and the expanded variety of zoo grub compelling attractions in their own right.

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@timesherald.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

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