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Phoenixville TEDx focuses on ‘Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll’

By Eileen Faust efaust@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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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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  • 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 |

  • 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 |

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