In Other News

Spring City police raid alleged drug house; 3 arrested

By Frank Otto |

5-mile paddle to raise funds for Schuylkill Canal Association

MONT CLARE – Take it Outdoors Adventures is sponsoring a five-mile loop paddle along the Schuylkill Canal and Schuylkill River to benefit the Schuylkill Canal Association on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m. ...

Courtesy of Take It Outdoors Adventures |


  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Onions and Cooking Oils

    ONIONS – Have a strong and pungent odor, which becomes sweet when cooked. Cooking the onion gives it a crisp texture.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Local sports notices for Aug. 31

    SOCCER The Valley Forge Christian College will have a free soccer clinic on Saturday, Aug. 30, from 9-10:30 a.m. at the VFCC Back Field, located at 1401 Charlestown, Rd., Phoenixville, Pa. 19460.


  • Opinion

    What the CIA is trying to hide

    Beginning in the 1990s, and accelerating after Sept. 11, the CIA flew terrorism suspects to secret police custody in Syria, Jordan, Egypt,

    By Katherine Hawkins Courtesy of the American Forum |

  • Columns

    Think About It: The sneeze that caused an uproar

    “Thanks to words, we have been able to rise above the brutes; thanks to words, we have often sunk to the level of demons.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • General news

    New changes likely for Phoenixville community budget committee

    PHOENIXVILLE — Further changes are likely coming for Phoenixville Area School District’s Community Budget Advisory Committee.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Woman hospitalized after bite from pet forest cobra

    SKIPPACK — A woman bitten by her family’s cobra was rushed to Pottstown Memorial Medical Center Sunday morning.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Phoenixville superintendent gets new contract, raise

    PHOENIXVILLE — Alan Fegley will continue as Phoenixville Area School District’s superintendent until at least 2020.

    By Frank Otto |

  • Crime

    East Pikeland man charged in marijuana growing operation

    EAST PIKELAND — More than 50 live marijuana plants were seized last week during a raid at a townhome on Stirling Court in the Kimberton Knoll development, according to township police.

    By Michael N. Price |

  • General news

    Spring-Ford, teachers to go to fact-finding over contract

    LIMERICK — With the latest round of contract negotiations again ending in a stalemate, a state fact-finder will be brought in to try to help determine a contract for Spring-Ford Area School District teachers.

    By Frank Otto |

  • Business

    Phoenixville markets offers cooking instruction as well as fresh produce

    Shoppers at the Phoenixville Farmers Market can buy fresh and then learn how to prepare those locally grown foods in a free cooking class.

    By Michilea Patterson |

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