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Rachel Kelly crowned Phoenixville’s 2014 Dogwood Queen

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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...

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    RSVP literacy programs need volunteers

    There are few things that excite a young child as much as storytime. It’s their chance to be transported into an action-packed adventure or a fairy-tale land. And best of all, they are discovering the magic of reading and words and possibilities.

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    PV’s Gorman attends women’s basketball showcase

    Maeve Gorman, an eighth grader at Perkiomen Valley Middle School, recently attended a Player’s Choice Women’s College Evaluatio0n Showcase at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey.

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    Woods receives Vic Marosek Award as PYBRL opens

    Media.com PHOENIXVILLE - A total of 375 boys and girls took part in opening day ceremonies as the Phoenixville Youth Babe Ruth League (PYBRL) opened its 2014 season on April 13 at Vic Marosek Park.

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    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 |

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    White recalled as Phoenixville Babe Ruth League starts season

    PHOENIXVILLE - Late Phoenixville Babe Ruth League commissioner David G. White was honored for his many years of dedicated service to the organization as the league began its 62nd year on April 12 at deSanno Field.

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    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 |

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    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 |

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    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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    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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    Phoenixville council working on more parking issues

    PHOENIXVILLE — Borough council acted Tuesday night on parking issues created by the recent limiting of parking on several streets in a section of the borough.

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

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