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  • 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 |

  • Lifestyle

    Humane society of Phoenixville hosting two events

    PHOENIXVILLE — Saturday will feature a full slate of events hosted by the Humane Society of Phoenixville.

    By 21st Century Media staff |

  • Features/People

    Local girls selected as state finalists in NAM competition

    Two local girls have been selected as state finalists in the National American Miss competition and will represent their communities in Harrisburg next weekend.

    By Phoenix staff |

  • Features/People

    Audubon nursery school adopts giraffes at Elmwood Park Zoo

    St. Andrew’s Nursery School of Audubon recently celebrated their adoption of two giraffes at the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown. Parents, students and alumni attended the event on July 12 to help welcome the giraffes, named Louis and Tamu, to the zoo for the summer.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    PHOTOS: Soldier welcomed home in Limerick

    US Army PFC Jake Spear received a grand homecoming after his deployment overseas recently. Warriors Watch Riders, Hogs and Heroes Foundation and A Hero’s Welcome led the way as they escorted him from the Philadelphia Airport to his home in Limerick. Lazer Limo provided a free ride home for Spear.

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  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Ketchup - a classic American condiment

    KETCHUP – Is also spelled catsup or catchup, depending on the manufacturer of your preferred brand.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Jams, Jellies and Jell-O

    JELL-O – Is one of the most familiar food names around. Prior to the early 1900s, preparation of gelatin was a somewhat time-consuming and difficult task.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    PHOTOS: Area children meet Montgomery the bald eagle at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

    Children came to meet Montgomery the bald eagle at the Upper Schuylkill Valley Park & Wildlife Center July 11. While they were there, they learned about the diet and habitat of bald eagles and participated in arts and crafts.

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