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Rachel Kelly crowned Phoenixville’s 2014 Dogwood Queen

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Phoenixville closer to hiring collection agency for delinquent fees

PHOENIXVILLE — A month after Borough Manager Jean Krack introduced his intention to bring in an outside collection agency to cut down on nearly $1 million in delinquent water, sewer and trash fees owed to the borough, council approved a request...

By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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  • General news

    Local sports notices

    The Phoenixville Babe Ruth League has announced tryouts for the Junior American Legion (ages 14-15) baseball team that it sponsors. Tryouts will be held at deSanno Field, located at Wheatland and Mason streets.

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  • Opinion

    You pay taxes — why doesn’t General Electric?

    You pay your fair share of taxes. Small businesses do too. It’s the price we pay to educate our kids, protect our communities and have some security in retirement. Why shouldn’t some of America’s largest corporations pay their fair share too?

    By Frank Clemente Courtesy of the American Forum |

  • General news

    RSVP literacy programs need volunteers

    There are few things that excite a young child as much as storytime. It’s their chance to be transported into an action-packed adventure or a fairy-tale land. And best of all, they are discovering the magic of reading and words and possibilities.

    Courtesy of RSVP of Montgomery County |

  • Features/People

    Cub Pack 119 tastes the ‘fruits’ of their labors

    Cub Scout Pack 119, Barkley Elementary, is leading a strong charge forward and building lasting relationships with local community groups in order to help those that are in need.

    Courtesy of Cub Scout Pack 119 |

  • Features/People

    Happy Birthday Elizabeth Marton Banjack

    Elizabeth Marton Banjack’s 95th birthday was April 10. She has lived her entire life in Phoenixville. She was the first child born to Mary and Janos Marton and she had four siblings — three sisters and one brother. She and her husband Joe, who died in 1973, had one daughter, Bette Banjack, who has written food columns for many years for The Phoenix. Elizabeth has had the same telephone since 1944! For 55 years she lived on Buchanan Street and for the past 16 years she has resided at St.

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  • Movies

    CEC Associates sponsors environmental film at the Colonial

    The Colonial Theater will be showing the movie “A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet” next weekend in honor of Earth Day, which is this Tuesday.

    By Alyssa Shields For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    PV’s Gorman attends women’s basketball showcase

    Maeve Gorman, an eighth grader at Perkiomen Valley Middle School, recently attended a Player’s Choice Women’s College Evaluatio0n Showcase at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey.

    For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Local sports notices

    The Phoenixville Babe Ruth League has announced tryouts for the Junior American Legion (ages 14-15) baseball team that it sponsors. Tryouts will be held at deSanno Field, located at Wheatland and Mason streets.

    BASEBALL |

  • General news

    Woods receives Vic Marosek Award as PYBRL opens

    Media.com PHOENIXVILLE - A total of 375 boys and girls took part in opening day ceremonies as the Phoenixville Youth Babe Ruth League (PYBRL) opened its 2014 season on April 13 at Vic Marosek Park.

    Barry Sankey
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  • General news

    Man who tampered with PECO electric meters in five-county region could generate jail time

    NORRISTOWN — A Philadelphia man who tampered with utility meters to reduce some account holders’ monthly PECO electrical bills, to the tune of nearly $350,000, could generate some jail time in connection with the five-county theft scheme.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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