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

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  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Fruitcake’s fall from grace

    FISH – has been around as long as there have been oceans, rivers and lakes.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    PHOTOS: Great Race makes pit stop in Valley Forge

    UPPER MERION — Over 100 classic and antique vehicles are currently taking part in the 2014 Great Race from Maine to Florida. It is the race’s 31st year.

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  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Garlic, Greens and Ginger

    GARLIC – The first time I encountered the strange smell of garlic, I was about 4 years old. We took an overnight train trip to the western part of Pennsylvania to visit the area where my father came from. Garlic seemed to grow in every yard. Over the years, I could swear that the water in the Sharon area taste like garlic. Garlic should be considered one of the wonders of the world. It has a cult-like following for both the medicinal and culinary properties it has to offer. It was once...

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Great Race to stop in King of Prussia

    UPPER MERION — With a finish line 2,100 miles and nine days away, the 2014 Hemmings Motor News Great Race only has time for a handful of primo pit stops along the route.

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-centurymedia.com |

  • Features/People

    Phoenixville cub pack honors scouts and leaders at Blue & Gold banquet

    Barkley Elementary Pack 119 Cub Scouts held their annual Blue and Gold Banquet Sunday evening at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Members of the community gathered to celebrate the achievements of the dens and the pack as a whole throughout the 2013-14 school year.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • Lifestyle

    Consumer Alert: Bottle Safety Issue with Indigenous Selections Prosecco Brut 2013

    Harrisburg – Following several reports of full wine bottles spontaneously exploding in Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is asking consumers to carefully dispose of Indigenous Selections Prosecco Brut 2013 (code 33283), 750 ml. Consumers should not return the bottle to the store but instead dispose of it as soon as possible.

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  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Excellent eggs and eggplant Parmesan

    EGGS – The mystery of which came first, the chicken or the egg, remains unsolved. The egg is actually three different types of food: there is the white, the yolk and the whole egg. Eggs are graded accordingly by the size of the yolk and the thickness of the white part. Egg sizes are jumbo, extra-large, large, medium and small. The color of the shell has nothing to do with the food value; the breed of the type of hen determines the color.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Phoenixville resident to perform with professional orchestra

    A Phoenixville resident is about to fulfill a lifelong dream. Devin Doherty spends his days as an investment specialist, but next Saturday, he will be spending a night playing his trumpet with world-class musicians.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For 21st Century Media |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Dips, Dates and Doughnuts

    DOUGHNUTS/DONUTS – Dutch Pilgrims brought the “olykoek”

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Phoenixville PAL celebrates 15th year helping youth

    When Jimmy Deoria Jr. helped start Phoenixville’s Police Athletic League (PAL) with his father in June of 1999, he could hardly have imagined how it would take off in the community.

    By Matthew D’Ippolito Editor@PhoenixvilleNews.com |

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