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Perspective on Parenting: Protecting children from grief

By JULIA SHERWIN |

NEW BEGINNINGS: First trip to Europe brings back memories of past travels

Much of life seems to be made up of a series of mundane occurrences that happen day after day — alarm sounds, press snooze, get up, brush teeth, dress, and on and on it goes. ...

By Jarreau Freeman jfreeman@21st-centurymedia.com @JarreauFreeman on Twitter |

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  • Lifestyle

    Scholars: Area students are making the grade

    The Greater Phoenixville Healthcare Scholarship Program has awarded seven scholarships to local high school graduates pursuing health-related careers. These scholarships are funded by the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation, the Phoenixville Hospital Thrift Shop, Phoenixville Hospital Medical Staff, and the Phoenixville Hospital. All scholarships are $8,000 payable over four years to the following students:

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  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Nina (dog) Nina is a 2-year-old bassett hound/bull terrier mix. She likes going for walks and visits to the dog park. Nina needs to be in a home with dogs larger than her and a cat free home. For more information on this sweet faced girl, please visit our website at www.spayandsave.org or call us at 610-279-9714 or email spayandsavedogs@comcast.net.

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  • Beer

    Brew Hub: Craft brewing in the Philly region

    The Craft Beer industry has soared to new heights globally, and the Philadelphia area has been a flagship of homebrewed growth and innovation.

    By Digital First Media Staff @DFMPhillyNews on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    In memory of dad, try bread and butter pickles

    Here in the United States it took over 60 years before Father’s Day was recognized by a special proclamation from President Richard Nixon, to be observed the third Sunday in June – this year the third Sunday falls on the 21st. The importance of this day is to honor and showcase the need of a father, as well as a mother, in a child’s life.

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  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Scooter (dog) Scooter is a 2-year-old pit/box mix. He is a very sweet energetic boy who thinks he is a lap dog. Scooter is good with all size dogs and can’t wait to join his forever home.

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  • Lifestyle

    Phoenixville Kiwanis announce children’s plaza summer programs

    Phoenixville: The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville is once again sponsoring programs for children throughout the summer from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday at the Kiwanis Children’s Plaza in the open air space between 217 and 219 Bridge St. All shows are free and everyone is welcome. In the event of rain the performances will be held at the Phoenixville Art Center, 207 Bridge St. Free parking is available until 2 p.m. in the parking lot behind the Children’s Plaza, which...

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  • Lifestyle

    N is for Neufchatel, naan and nectarine

    Neufchatel cheese and cream cheese are often mistaken for one another. In looks and taste they are very much alike. The difference may lie on where you live or where you buy these soft creamy white cheeses. A true Neufchatel cheese is made from whole milk and not cream. This type of cheese made in the United States combines cream and pasteurized milk. This makes Neufchatel Cheese a lot lower in fat by about a third and considered to be a light cream cheese. Substituting one cheese for...

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  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Nina (dog) Nina is a 2-year-old bassett hound/bull terrier mix. She likes going for walks and visits to the dog bark. Nina needs to be in a home with dogs larger than her and a cat free home. For more information on this sweet faced girl, please visit our website at www.spayandsave.org or call us at 610-279-9714 or email spayandsavedogs@comcast.net.

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  • Features/People

    With the help of 3-D printers, Westtown School students develop prosthetic hands for children

    Engineering students at Westtown School have developed robotic hands for two area children. As part of the school’s Hand Project, and in conjunction with Nemours/ Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Delaware, the high school students worked for months in Westtown’s Science Institute, customizing each hand so it would fit each child accordingly.

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

  • Parenting

    Perspective on Parenting: Stuff to do with kids this summer

    School’s out, so it’s time to start thinking about how we’re going to pass the time and make some fabulous summertime memories for our families. While I know I’m definitely going to catch a few movies with my kids; I saw ET and the Goonies as a child of the 80s, I also want to make sure they experience the world around them.

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