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Children can swim for free in June at local YMCAs for Splash Week

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  • Graduation ceremonies

    University of Valley Forge graduates first class since name change

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The University of Valley Forge held its 76th annual Baccalaureate and Commencement services for the graduating class of 2015 last Friday

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  • Pets

    Pets of the Week

    Punky (cat) This domestic short hair true calico (orange/black/white) is approximately 4 to 5 months old, spayed, playful and likes her feet on the ground. Punky is affectionate on her own terms. She would be happy in a home with or without other kitties and likes human interaction on her terms. Punky would like an adult home.

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  • Food

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Get gardening to celebrate spring

    Gardening >> Spring has sprung. So can summer be too far away? Summer brings to mind gardening.

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

  • News

    The Clinic in Phoenixville seeks new medical director

    PHOENIXVILLE >> After 13 years as medical director and cofounder of The Clinic and about 30 years of service to the Phoenixville community, Dr. Lorna Stuart is stepping down from her post.

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

  • Features/People

    Phoenixville boy named muscular dystrophy ambassador for Bucks County Harley dealer

    PHOENIXVILLE >> A 10-year-old boy is helping a Bucks County motorcycle dealership in its efforts to raise funds for the fight against muscular dystrophy.

    By Mark D. Marotta For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Passover Seder and more spring traditions

    When I was a kid, there was a small building set back off Main Street in Phoenixville, between Walnut and Hall streets near the Rialto movie theatre. It was surrounded with mystery as religious services were held on Friday night and Saturday morning and not on Sundays as my family and friends observed.

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

  • Pets

    Pets of the Week

    Benji (dog) Benji is a 6-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix who is extremely calm and pretty lazy. He loves to go for walks, but his is just as happy lying beside you under a blanket. Benji attaches himself easily to people and would do better in an all-female home. He is good with dogs his own size, house- and crate-trained, but would love to sleep in bed with you.

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  • Pets

    Pets of the Week

    Butchy (cat) This red tabby, domestic long hair Maine Coon mix is waiting for his forever home! “Butchy” is 1 year old, neutered and fully vaccinated. He is positive for the FIV virus. He would need a quiet home with another FIV cat or as an only cat. The vet says Butchy is extremely healthy and could live for years! Won’t you give him a second chance in life? Call Spay and Save at 610-277-6187 for more information.

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  • Food

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: The Rebirth of Spring, Easter, Passover & more

    The Pagan celebration of “The Rite of Spring,” the Christians and their “Easter and the Resurrection” and the Jewish community’s “Passover and Flight Out of Egypt” all have one thing in common other than occurring sometime in March and April. They all reflect in cultural freedom and rebirth.

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

  • Features/People

    Spring City woman stays positive despite needing rare transplant

    SPRING CITY >> When Karlene Novotny goes out to see her 10-year-old daughter in a school play, she doesn’t just grab the camera. She carries her pump and bags of fluid nutrients.

    By Laura Catalano For Digital First Media |

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