Search Results for August. 26

  • Man charged in fatal crash on Route 202

    WESTTOWN >> Jalmeel Conway was going to be late for work....

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

  • Shuey over Schutz in photo finish; Buckwalter wins modified race at Grandview

    BECHTELSVILLE >> The outcome of the 30-lap BRC NASCAR Late Model feature on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway came down to a photo finish between Brian Shuey and current point leader and...

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media|

  • FROM THE GROUND UP: Blooming now in a garden near you

    You’ve probably seen them — the big masses of bright, frilly flowers blooming now on tall shrubs with exfoliating bark. These are crepe myrtles and it’s been impossible not to ...

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Aug. 27

    Event submissions: Send to editor@phoenixvillenews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject....

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  • Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Aug. 20

    Event submissions: Send to editor@phoenixvillenews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject....

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  • Waffatopia in Conshohocken to celebrate National Waffle Day with multiple events

    CONSHOHOCKEN >> You can bet that whoever said a waffle is like a pancake with a syrup trap never sank his teeth into an authentic Liege-style waffle from Waffatopia....

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-centurymedia.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • Pa Prep Live’s Search for the No. 1 Student Section

    Do you think your school has what it takes to be crowned the No. 1 student section in Southeastern Pa.? Well, prove it! Pa Prep Live is hosting the first-ever Battle of the Student Sections to...

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  • Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Aug. 13

    Event submissions: Send to editor@phoenixvillenews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject....

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  • Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Aug. 6

    Event submissions: Send to editor@phoenixvillenews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject....

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  • Von Dohren, Sipe, Grim win July 29 features at Grandview

    BECHTELSVILLE >> Craig VonDohren, the nine-time and defending Grandview Speedway Modified point champion, hadn’t been to victory lane at the 1/3-mile banked clay oval since August 20, ...

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media|

  • Records fall at Tri-County Swim League Championships

    SwimmingThe Tri-County Swim League ended the season recently with the Senior Championships hosted by North End Swim Club, the B Championships hosted by Upper Perkiomen YMCA Tuesday,...

    By Mercury staff sports@pottsmerc.com|

  • Judge shuts down all Mariner East 2 pipeline drilling across Pennsylvania

    WEST GOSHEN >> One day after a judge halted construction on the Mariner East 2 pipeline in West Goshen, another judge has shut down drilling operations for the project across all of...

    By Bill Rettew Jr. brettew@dailylocal.com|

  • State police to target aggressive drivers during statewide mobilization

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) joined state Rep. Madeleine Dean, Abington Police, Buckle Up Pa and AAA Mid-Atlantic in Abington Township, Montgomery County, to highlight a ...

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  • Spring-Ford School Board faces difficult choice to fill vacant seat

    ROYERSFORD >> The decision over how best to fill a vacancy on the Spring-Ford Area School Board just a few months before the November election left board members with no easy options Monday...

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

  • Spring-Ford teachers authorize strike, continue talks

    ROYERSFORD >> The Spring-Ford Education Association teachers union announced Sunday its membership approved a strike authorization as contract talks continue with the school board. The two...

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

  • Dates set for Washington Memorial Chapel Carillon Series, Valley Forge

    UPPER MERION >> Washington Memorial National Carillon at Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge will present the 2017 Frank P. Law Summer Carillon Concert Series beginning in July. ...

    By Doug Gefvert For Digital First Media|

  • CONCERTS: Area venues, festivals offer a summer full of music

    Though it might feel like we got an early jump on it weather-wise, it’s not officially summer until Wednesday, which means it’s time to plan a getaway down the shore, hit up the...

    By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media|

  • Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of June 11

    Event Submissions: Send to cthornburg@berksmontnews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject....

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  • Teachers union wants new contract; No tax hike proposed in $157M Spring-Ford budget

    ROYERSFORD >> About 225 members of the Spring-Ford Education Association filled the cafeteria at the high school recently to show members of the school board they’re waiting to begin...

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

  • SUMMER MOVIES: A brief look at a new season of films

    MAY 5Chuck: The true story of Chuck Wepner, the liquor salesman who inspired the billion-dollar film series “Rocky” when he went 15 rounds with Muhammad Ali. Starring ...

    By Rob Lowman Southern California News Group|

  • KOP-BID executive director: ‘King of Prussia is on fire’

    Upper Merion >> “King of Prussia is on fire.”...

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-centurymedia.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • Former high school aide from Phoenixville admits to sex with student

    WEST CHESTER >> A former tutor and coach at Conestoga High School was taken into custody Monday after she pleaded guilty to charges stemming from her improper sexual relationship with one of ...

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

  • Chronicling America: Internet opens access to old newspaper stories

    Old newspapers are a prime source of information for historians and genealogists. But accessibility has been a problem for generations. If you lived in Keokuk, Iowa, and wanted information on the...

    By Michael T. Snyder For Digital First Media|

  • Pottstown merchant sent back to prison for K2 sales

    NORRISTOWN >> A former Pottstown merchant convicted of selling synthetic marijuana from his downtown convenience store, but who had been free on bail during an appeal, was sent back to...

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Hop on the car, bus or train for comedy, art, music and more

    Rainbow of amphibiansAcademy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University: “Frogs: A Chorus of Colors” is in the Special Exhibits Gallery Feb. 4-May 14. See live frogs...

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • FROM THE GROUND UP: Time to think about the next veggie garden season

    In just a few months, vegetable seed display racks will be going up in garden centers, hardware stores, and supermarkets. So many inviting varieties vying for your attention! Or maybe...

    By Pamela Baxter Columnist|

  • Satisfying a craving for pop culture: Krav’n Comics expands to the Coventry Mall

    North Coventry >> When Chris and Vicki Gallagher found themselves out of work within weeks of each other, they had a family meeting. The couple sat down with their three kids to talk about...

    By Donna Rovins drovins@21st-centurymedia.com @MercBiz on Twitter|