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FROM THE GROUND UP: What’s wrong with this picture?

By Pamela Baxter|

AT THE TABLE WITH: Ryan Conroy

Ryan Conroy was born in Phoenixville after his parents moved from Royersford to his great-grandparents’ house on High Street. He graduated from the Phoenixville Area High School in 2000. He belongs to the new millennium of “go-getters.&#...

By Bette Banjack|

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  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Adding more tang to a favorite dish

    One of my favorite Asian dishes has got to be Tangerine Beef. But I wanted something with more flavor and tang. Here is the best Yanked recipe with Tangerine Beef in mind, but with a tweek.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Lifestyle

    PHOTOS: Stretch it out to help decrease daily pain in the body

    Many people experience pain in the body on a regular basis whether it’s in the back, neck, shoulders, knees or other areas. Pain is caused by a variety of different reasons such as tension, stress, overuse, injuries or bad posture.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com @MichileaP on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    AT THE TABLE WITH: Chris and Xerlin Deery

    Chris Deery is an original “Phoenixville Guy.” He and his brother Andrew grew up in the town. He joined the Navy to see the world and ironically got stationed in landlocked Oklahoma. He settled in the area, married and divorced — rearing his three boys in Oklahoma.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUN UP: Pawpaws bring garden club members, friends together

    Last Saturday, my friend Sharon Richardson reached out to several master gardeners and members of her garden club who live nearby. She also reached out to me. The email subject line read, “The sweet smell of success.” When I walked into Richardson’s house the next day, it was as she had promised: the air was laden with the aroma of pawpaws — sweet, fruity, tropical.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Sept. 24

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

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  • Food

    FOOD: Kiwi berries pack a big taste

    Years ago, when Ed Weaver of Weaver’s Orchard in Morgantown considered adding kiwi berries, he offered samples to test the market. Many customers had never seen them before, but the response “was phenomenal,” and “the ‘wow factor’ was there.”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: This fruity treat will satisfy any sweet tooth

    Pineapple Peach Danish Need I say more?

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Lifestyle

    AT THE TABLE WITH: Paul Gurcules

    Paul Gurcules was born and grew up in the outskirts of Phoenixville in nearby Cromby — an area north-northwest of town. He has left the area and has returned several times. His most recent return — and seemingly permanent one — was around 1999.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: The sweet smell of fall

    One of my favorite things to do during the week is to put on my knapsack and walk into Kimberton to check my mail at the post office and shop for groceries at a local store. It’s a nice break from my desk and is reasonably good exercise — three miles round trip and some up-and-down to the landscape.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: This hearty salad hints of autumn

    This is one of those “salads” that tastes and satisfies as a hearty side dish. Wonderful flavor, filling without feeling guilty and perfectly suited for all times of year. Just a hint of protein is all this recipe needs to accomplish all this and more.

    By Jim Bailey|

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