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By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

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    Royersford cancer survivor rides to help others conquer the illness

    A Royersford resident fought a tough battle against cancer, and won. She is now going to give back to the doctors who helped to save her life.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    New Name, Same Mission: University of Valley Forge celebrates name change

    As of Tuesday, Valley Forge Christian College has officially changed its name to the University of Valley Forge (UVF). The Pennsylvania Department of Education (DOE) approved the name change on Aug. 27, but state processes appointed the formal recognition date as Sept. 16.

    Courtesy of the University of Valley Forge |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Rice - the main staple in cooking around the world

    RICE – Is the main staple in cooking around the world.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy holds open house for Children’s Discovery Room

    PERKIOMEN TWP. — A 3-foot-tall caterpillar was found counting yellow, mellow fishbugs at the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy’s Children’s Discovery Room Open House Monday.

    By Brendan Wills bwills@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Features/People

    Upper Providence program gives an assist to volunteer firefighters

    Upper Providence — Flames and smoke leaped from the engine compartment of a 2008 grey Chevrolet Silverado parked on the parking lot of an apartment complex on Meadowview Lane in Upper Providence Township shortly after noon on a recent Friday.

    By Gil Cohen For 21st Century Media |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Cooking and baking made easy with quinoa and quick breads

    QUICK BREADS – Are just like their name suggests. Quick breads use baking powder and/or a combination of baking soda as a leavening agent, which requires no time for the batter to rise, whereas yeast bread takes a long time to rise and needs to rest between the risings.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Phoenixville native named Best Overall New Cadet at West Point

    U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) announced today that Cadet Shawna Moore, of Phoenixville, has been named the Best Overall New Cadet Class of 2018 by the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. Sen. Toomey nominated Shawna to the U.S. Military Academy in January.

    Courtesy of Sen. Pat Toomey’s Office |

  • Features/People

    Phoenixville Federal CEO honored for life of service to the borough

    Phoenixville — Richard Kunsch doesn’t have to leave Phoenixville to work, play or enjoy the lifestyle he cherishes the most.

    By Gil Cohen For 21st Century Media |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Peanut butter, pumpkins and what to store in your pantry

    The PANTRY — is an area set aside to house food provisions and related food items. It can be an entire (small) room, a closet, cabinets or shelves.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: An apple a day keeps the doctor away

    Editor’s note: Bette Banjack, a longtime food columnist for The Phoenix, has decided to return. Readers may remember her column “Neighborhood Kitchens,” which ran from 2003 to 2006, or her weekly local television program, “Downtown Kitchen.” This is the first edition of her new weekly column, “ABC to XYZ in Foods,” through which she will explore foods one letter at a time.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

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