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Collegeville woman spurs effort to crowdsource help for those in need

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

Cops: Thief steals soda, cheese from Phoenixville home

PHOENIXVILLE — Borough police are investigating a reported theft on the north side of town in which the suspect’s haul was six cans of Pepsi and a block of cheese. ...

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

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  • Green lifestyle

    Learn how to create a rain garden at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

    OAKS — Learn how to create a rain garden, and filter water, at a special presentation planned for Sept. 27 in Lower Perkiomen Valley Park.

    By 21st Century Media staff |

  • Gubernatorial elections

    Collegeville man launches write-in campaign for Pa. governor

    NORRISTOWN — A new contender has thrown his hat into the ring with Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf in the 2014 race for governor of Pennsylvania. Dave Naples, a Montgomery County resident, has begun a write-in campaign that relies solely on social media and word of mouth and, in open contradiction to his competitors, no campaign contributions.

    By Brendan Wills bwills@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    New changes likely for Phoenixville community budget committee

    PHOENIXVILLE — Further changes are likely coming for Phoenixville Area School District’s Community Budget Advisory Committee.

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

  • General news

    Woman hospitalized after bite from pet forest cobra

    SKIPPACK — A woman bitten by her family’s cobra was rushed to Pottstown Memorial Medical Center Sunday morning.

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

  • General news

    Phoenixville superintendent gets new contract, raise

    PHOENIXVILLE — Alan Fegley will continue as Phoenixville Area School District’s superintendent until at least 2020.

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

  • Crime

    East Pikeland man charged in marijuana growing operation

    EAST PIKELAND — More than 50 live marijuana plants were seized last week during a raid at a townhome on Stirling Court in the Kimberton Knoll development, according to township police.

    By Michael N. Price mprice@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Crime

    Spring City police raid alleged drug house; 3 arrested

    SPRING CITY — After resident complaints prompted a two-month investigation, borough police and other agencies raided a suspected drug house early Monday afternoon.

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

  • General news

    Car enthusiasts flock to Al Laskey Memorial Auto Show in Perkiomen

    PERKIOMEN TWP. — Whether rolling through for a quick glimpse of highly tuned hot rods, or setting up a tent and hanging out all day, spectators and enthusiasts alike enjoyed blue skies and red Chevys at Perkiomen Township Fire Company’s 23rd annual Al Laskey Memorial Auto Show on Sunday.

    By Brendan Wills bwills@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Spring-Ford, teachers to go to fact-finding over contract

    LIMERICK — With the latest round of contract negotiations again ending in a stalemate, a state fact-finder will be brought in to try to help determine a contract for Spring-Ford Area School District teachers.

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

  • General news

    Pa. officials show off forensic vehicle in battle against child predators

    UPPER PROVIDENCE — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane showed off a new forensic vehicle in Upper Providence on Wednesday following a roundtable discussion with local law enforcement on how to best stay on top of and capture child predators in the commonwealth.

    By Dan Clark dclark@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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