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PHOTOS: Kayaking event raises nearly $2,000 for SCA

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  • Lifestyle

    Citizen scientists wanted for Summer of Bugs event at Valley Forge park

    VALLEY FORGE — Valley Forge National Historical Park and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University are partnering in the Summer of Bugs, a summerlong inventory of the park’s terrestrial invertebrates, better known as land bugs.

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  • Features/People

    PHOTOS: Ronald McDonald entertains at Phoenixville Public Library

    Ronald McDonald stopped by the Phoenixville Public Library on Wednesday afternoon to read to the children and entertain them with tricks.

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  • Features/People

    Thunder Outreach sponsors benefit concert for Limerick burn victim

    ROYERSFORD – Thunder Outreach is hosting a benefit concert for Kyra Tramontana, the 19-year-old victim of a work accident that left second- and third-degree burns over 35 percent of her body.

    By Stephen Harris sharris@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Features/People

    PHOTOS: Montgomery County 4-H Fair

    The annual Montgomery County 4-H Fair was held Aug. 7-9 at the county 4-H Center in Creamery. The fair gives 4-H members the opportunity to show of this year’s projects to their family and the public. Projects included livestock and animal science. There was also a fabric sale by the Creamery Crafters 4-H Club.

    By 21st Century Media staff |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Milk - the ‘perfect food’

    MILK – Once considered the “perfect food,” it is extremely high in fat according to today’s standards. When the fat is removed, it is a highly nutritious food.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Reeves Park Summer Camp comes to close with talent show, spelling bee

    The Phoenixville Recreation Department and Phoenixville Communities That Care provided an outdoor summer camp at Reeves Park during the last week of July for Phoenixville Area School District students between the ages of 7 and 12. Activities included games, arts and crafts, sports and special guests.

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  • Recreation and leisure

    Shark Week: Live returns to Adventure Aquarium

    Shark Week: LIVE is back, bigger than a great hammerhead, and better than ever at Adventure Aquarium! This year’s annual Shark Week festivities will have even more bite as Adventure Aquarium celebrates everyone’s favorite mysterious sea creatures from August 9 - 17. Guests can come face-to-face with the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast, including rarely exhibited species and the only great hammerhead shark on display in the United States.

    Courtesy of Adventure Aquarium |

  • Features/People

    Kimberton native named US consul general of Mexico City

    The work done by diplomats in the U.S. consulates abroad to make travel safe and easy for Americans often goes unnoticed, but for one Kimberton native, it’s his life’s work.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Lettuce - America’s diet food of choice

    LETTUCE - When I was a kid, the only kind of lettuce available seemed to be iceberg lettuce.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Forrest Gump facsimile offers words of wisdom to Skippack shoppers

    SKIPPACK — You wouldn’t believe it if I told you, but Forrest Gump was in Skippack Friday night. Gump, played by impersonator and Souderton native Paul Dengler, fit together with the visitors to the Southwest Trading Post like peas and carrots.

    By BRENDAN WILLS bwills@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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