In Other News

Area seniors recognized as Montgomery County ‘trailblazers’

By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

Phoenixville foundation seeks nominations for community service award

PHOENIXVILLE >> Every neighborhood has someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty in the service of others. Now one local organization is looking to recognize those individuals for their work and thank them for a job well done. ...

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |


  • Elections

    GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence speaks at Tech Tube in King of Prussia

    UPPER MERION >> Nearly 250 Donald Trump supporters attended a campaign speech by Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence at custom fabricated parts manufacturer Tech Tube Inc in King of Prussia Tuesday afternoon.

    By Oscar Gamble @OGamble_TH on Twitter |

  • News

    Democratic gun-control advocates throw support to Toomey

    U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa. won the backing from a gun violence prevention organization — vocal proponents for changes in gun laws and policies that keep deadly weapons from the hands of dangerous people.

    By Rick Kauffman @Kauffee_DT on Twitter |

  • News

    New Ursinus scholarship to cap tuition at $30K

    COLLEGEVILLE >> A new scholarship announced by Ursinus College offers next year’s freshman class a greater opportunity to cap the cost of tuition at $30,000 a year.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • Sports

    Pa Prep Live 2016 High School Football Preview now live

    At Pa Prep Live, we embarked on a mission to gather quality content on all 93 teams in District 1 and the Catholic League.

    Digital First Media Staff |

  • Lifestyle

    Educators learn the ABCs of school wellness at Pottstown institute

    Right before students are due to return for the fall session, tri-county area educators learned how to incorporate play into the school day during a wellness seminar at the Pottstown Middle School.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • Crime

    Collegeville Police, Chester County Detectives investigate rape

    COLLEGEVILLE >> Collegeville Police and Chester County Detectives are currently investigating a six-month-old rape that was reported to them in June.

    Digital First Media |

  • Business

    GCGC Greek Yogurt of Phoenixville donates a cup for every cup sold

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Adding to the unique flavor of Phoenixville’s downtown business district is GCGC Greek Yogurt, a new stop for a tasty treat. Featuring a wide array of both sweet and savory organic options, GCGC focuses on healthy dishes while simultaneously supporting local non-profit organizations.

    By Virginia Lindak Digital First Media |

  • News

    Blessed Teresa Calcutta Parish to host eighth annual community festival

    LIMERICK >> Blessed Teresa Calcutta Parish will host its eighth annual community festival Aug. 24-27 from 6-11 p.m. at its Swamp Pike and Neiffer Road campus. The festival features amusement rides, live music, games, pony rides, balloon art, bingo, bake table, cash and prize raffles, a beer and wine garden and a business expo.

    Digital First Media |

  • News

    On election chess board, Southeastern Pennsylvania counties are crucial

    Whether you know it or not, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are fighting over you — that is, if you are a voter living in the suburbs around Philadelphia.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville school board approves new elementary school campus names

    PHOENIXVILLE >> School officials in the Phoenixville Area School District have selected the names for the incoming Early Learning Center and elementary school and the roadway leading up to the campus.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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