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Pennsylvania delegates excited about casting ‘historic’ vote

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In praise of milk chocolate

Gail Warner circled tomorrow on her calendar as a day to celebrate. And if you love chocolate, you should too. ...

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    Devon Prep Upper School athletes honored at Sports Banquet

    Devon Prep Upper School student athletes were recently honored at an annual Sports Banquet held at the Desmond Hotel. Coaches and their assistants were available to talk about their teams, review their season and hand out awards. The following students received awards:

    Devon Preparatory School |

  • News

    Devon Horse Show and County Fair donates remaining food to PACS

    Janet Heaton, with Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Realtors in Wayne, and Joseph Scott McArdle, with Keller Williams Realty in Audubon, each longtime chairman of the Devon Horse Show and County Fair, were on hand to deliver the remaining food items that were not utilized during this year’s event.

    Devon Horse Show and Country Fair |

  • News

    Independence Blue Cross ‘Blue Crew’ lends a hand by beautifying Medal of Honor Grove

    On Thursday, July 14, in the spirit of civic engagement and community service inspired by the upcoming 2016 Democratic National Convention, more than 60 Independence Blue Cross associates participated in a day-long service project at the Medal of Honor Grove in Phoenixville. Independence volunteers — who are part of the company’s Blue Crew, one of the most respected employee volunteer programs in the Philadelphia region — led a service project to clean and beautify this...

    Independence Blue Cross |

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Idaho & its capital, Boise

    It seems the state of Idaho was named after a steamship named Idaho, which navigated on the Columbia River. Originally this name was suggested by lobbyist George M. Willing, derived from the Shoshone language, which was never authenticated as he later claimed he made it up.

    Bette Banjack THE TABLE |

  • News

    Don’t miss coverage of the Democratic National Convention starting Sunday

    Once again, the eyes of the world will be focused on our area as Philadelphia hosts the Democratic National Convention starting Monday. History will be made when Hillary Clinton accepts the official nomination for president.

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  • News

    Firebird Theatre presents ‘Hairspray’ live on stage

    We can’t stop the beat! Come see this fabulous performance of “Hairspray” the Broadway musical, complete with live orchestra! In this Tony-winning show, set in 1962, Baltimore teens are dancing and singing while trying to integrate a local TV show. The Firebird Theatre is proud to present its live Broadway musical summer show on July 29 and 30 at Phoenixville Area Middle School Auditorium on the campus of the middle and high school.

    Firebird Theatre |

  • News

    Enrollment now open for 2016 Phoenixville Community Health Leadership Academy

    For the 14th year in a row, the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation has funded a program called the Community Health Leadership Academy, which helps to identify, train and empower Phoenixville regional citizens for leadership roles that promote the community’s health and advance the quality of life. This program is geared toward community volunteers and helps to give them a deeper understanding about their community’s assets, strengths, challenges and needs, all while...

    Phoenixville Community Health Foundation |

  • Entertainment

    Facetime Theatre summer stage to perform Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’

    Facetime Theatre’s summer stage program will be one of the first in the area to perform Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” from July 21 through July 23 in the beautiful Lenfest Theatre at Ursinus College in Collegeville.

    Facetime Theatre |

  • News

    Phoenixville resident begins Peace Corps service in Botswana

    Maryanne Hayde, 25, of Phoenixville, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Botswana on July 30 to begin training as a health volunteer. Hayde will live and work in a community to strengthen the implementation of life skills education and assist students in local schools to adopt healthy behaviors.

    Peace Corps East Region |

  • Columns

    Think About It: The life-changing magic of tidying up

    “Life truly begins after you put your house in order.” - Marie Kondo

    Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

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