Search Results for June 5, 2018

  • Phoenixville Police respond to 98 incidents in three days

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Phoenixville Police responded to 98 calls for service including seven traffic accidents between June 13 and June 16. The following is summary of notable incidents as reported ...

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  • WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Come out for Vet Fest, Kutztown Folk Festival and much more

    Salute to vetsSteelStacks: Vet Fest returns to 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 7 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 8. Highlights of the free festival include a...

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

  • FOURTH OF JULY: Celebrate the holiday with slices of Americana all around the region

    Did you know that America’s birthday is technically July 2?...

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

  • Boyertown, Phoenixville win awards for revitalization, businesses

    Two area downtown regions have been recognized in two separate awards programs: the Townie Awards and the Classic Towns People’s Choice Contest....

    By Monica Sager msager@pottsmerc.com|

  • WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Games Expo, Latin Festival and much more planned

    Fun and gamesGreater Philadelphia Expo Center: The Too Many Games Expo offers video game, board game, CGC and tabletop gaming fun 2 to 11 p.m. June 22, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. June 23...

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

  • PHILADELPHIA: New experiences await on Museum of the American Revolution’s Floor 0

    What was life like in Philadelphia during the 1700s and the Revolutionary War? ...

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

  • WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Balloon Festival, FatherFest, car show and more

    Play of the weekArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks: For the past three years, the City of Bethlehem has been home to Bethlehem Steel FC, the official USL affiliate of Philadelphia...

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

  • Area native shares recipes, advice in the ‘The Ultimate New Mom’s Cookbook’…

    One of the biggest challenges new moms face: feeding the whole family. When Lansdale native Aurora Satler welcomed a son, she made “wonderful purees for him” but sometimes forgot to...

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  • MOVIE REVIEW: Pixar’s ‘Incredible 2’ dazzles almost a decade and a half after original

    In 2032, “Incredibles 3” really should be something....

    By Mark Meszoros mmeszoros@news-herald.com @MarkMeszoros on Twitter|

  • Alvernia University to offer advanced degrees at MCCC

    Pottstown >> Alvernia University has joined Montgomery County Community College’s University Center and will offer two advanced degree programs at the college’s west campus in...

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

  • MUSIC: A quick look at area music festivals and some tips to make the best of each

    Forget Coachella, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and the like; why spent time and money traveling to music festivals around the country when there’s more than enough of them right in our very own...

    By Michaeld Christopher For Digital First Media |

  • WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Check out the Food Truck Border Brawl and plenty more

    Around townAmbler Borough: The Ambler Arts & Music Festival is held 6 to 11 p.m. June 15 and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. June 16. The Friday fun will be focused on the main stage on...

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

  • MOVIE REVIEW: In reasonably fun spinoff ‘Ocean’s 8,’ it’s Sandra Bullock’s turn to go for the big score

    George Clooney’s supposedly dead Danny Ocean hangs like a specter over “Ocean’s 8,” a reasonably enjoyable sequel of sorts to...

    By Mark Meszoros mmeszoros@news-herald.com @MarkMeszoros on Twitter|

  • EAT & DRINK: Rock Your Lunch, Mac & Cheese Cookoff among upcoming tasty events

    June is Bucks County Wine Month because “sometimes celebrations are too big for one day - or a weekend.” The Bucks County Wine Trail’s eight wineries offer specialty tastings, ...

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Havey named new leader of Montco GOP

    The Montgomery County Republican Committee now has a new leader and she has already hit the ground running....

    By Dan Sokil dsokil@21st-centurymedia.com @dansokil on Twitter|

  • 9 apply for vacant Lower Frederick Supervisor seat

    LOWER FREDERICK >> Nine people were publicly interviewed Tuesday night for a vacancy on the township board of supervisors....

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Welcome to Fuzzytown: Exhibit Zachariah OHora’s art at Montgomery County Community College

    WHITPAIN TWP. >> Walk into an exhibit at the Fine Arts Center at Montgomery County Community College and it feels like you’ve stepped into the pages of a children’s book....

    By Linda Stein lstein@21st-centurymedia.com @lsteinreporter on Twitter|

  • TreeTop Quest Philly offers a higher adventure in Fairmout Park

    If you have ever watched an old movie and wondered what it might be like to be Tarzan, then Treetop Quest Philly is the place to visit....

    By Vince Carey vcarey@21st-centurymedia.com @vincecarey on Twitter|

  • EAT & DRINK: Kick off summer with local new eats, plenty of refreshments

    Beer and strawberries and fundraisers, oh my! But first, here’s what’s new on the restaurant scene....

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • ART SCENE: Mark Art Museum Day, check out a studio tour and more local art

    To celebrate the 9th annual Art Museum Day, the Brandywine River Museum of Art will offer free admission and special programming on Friday, May 18, 2018. An initiative of the Association of Art...

    By Phyllis Rowan For Digital First Media|

  • John James Audubon Center in midst of adding modern museum experience

    Renovations and construction at the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove site have led to curiosity and discovery for Lower Providence residents....

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

  • Get out and enjoy the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square

    The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square is more than a dazzling spectacle of 15,000 colored LED lights. It’s also an excuse to grab some extended fresh-air time, and to ...

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

  • Pride Fest coming to Chester County in June

    Phoenixville >> LGBT Equality Alliance of Chester County will host its third annual Chester County Pride Weekend, with two major back-to-back events, on Saturday and Sunday, June 2-3....

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  • WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Celtic tunes at Pottstown Regional Library, Monster Jam in Philly, beers, film and much more on tap

    Mechanical monstersLincoln Financial Field: Monster Jam features Black Pearl, Grave Digger, Great Clips Mohawk Warrior, Hurricane Force, Lucas Oil Crusader, Max-DTM, Mutant, Over...

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

  • THEATER: A quick look at what’s on stage in the region

    Act II Playhouse: “Zuzz the Alien Needs Your Help!” (an interactive comedy for kids) through April 29; Lerner and Lowe’s “Camelot,” May 15-June 17, 56 E. Butler ...

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  • ALBUM REVIEW: The Wonder Years’ new, mature sound

    The teenagers in Liverpool who supported The Beatles in their earliest, unpolished, rough-and-tumble days reluctantly had to accept the reality that they had to share their hometown boys with the...

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

  • ‘Game Masters’ at the Franklin Institute celebrates a virtual world

    If you grew up during a certain era, the first part of the new Game Masters exhibition at the Franklin Institute will be able to keep you entertained for hours....

    By Vince Carey vcarey@21st-centurymedia.com @vincecarey on Twitter|

  • MUSIC: A quick look at some of the region’s must-go concerts this spring

    Looking out the window, it might not seem like it, but spring is officially here. We promise the snow will melt and the flowers will bloom … at some point. When they do, it will be...

    By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media|

  • Spring-Ford approves bids for $11 million high school expansion

    LIMERICK >> Years of debate, study, analysis and meetings — so many meetings — all came to an anti-climactic end Monday night when the school board voted 7-1 to accept the bids ...

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Public invited to hear sleep researcher speak as part of Phoenixville’s consideration of later school start times

    PHOENIXVILLE >> As part of the Phoenixville School District’s investigation of teen sleep and consideration of later school start times, the public is invited to hear sleep expert...

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|