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Suspect sought in downtown convenience store robbery

By Eric Devlin and Matthew D'Ippolito edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com and mdippolito@21st-cencurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin and @PhxvilleNews on Twitter |

Upper Providence rejects 52-home project on Black Rock Road

UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The township supervisors have denied the Freeland/Black Rock Associates preliminary subdivision plan due to technical deficiencies. ...

By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media |

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  • Columns

    Think About It: Addicted to Snow

    “The very fact of snow is such an amazement.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • Editorials

    EDITORIAL: Pa. Legislature sitting on $161M of taxpayer money

    You have to give Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature points for chutzpah.

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  • Visual arts

    ‘The Art of Science’ exhibit opens at Franklin Commons

    The Art Gallery at Franklin Commons will hold a unique exhibition themed “The Art of Science,” beginning with an opening reception on Saturday, March 7, from 1 to 4 p.m., which will run until April 10. The gallery will display scientific-related works ranging from sculptural FM radios to detailed paintings of skin cells and more. The exhibit is free to attend, with musical accompaniment.

    Courtesy of Franklin Commons |

  • Food

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Bacon and bread, the “B” staples of life

    Bacon >> once considered a breakfast meat, has gone big time. This pork product can be smoked, grilled, baked and fried, and the list goes on. It is up to the cook preparing it. Healthier than pork bacon, turkey, tofu and other meats can be processed to a similar product.

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

  • Events

    Calendar of Events

    Ongoing Facetime Theatre’s Summer Experience: Register now for Facetime Theatre’s Summer Experience for students entering first through fourth grades, running June 15-19 & June 22-26. Summer Experience consists of two weeks of half-day camp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Franklin Commons in Phoenixville. Session I runs from June 15-19 and Session II from June 22-26. Each session will focus on different skills and utilize different curriculum so that students can...

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  • Theater

    PHOTOS: PVMS East students perform high-flying stunts in ‘Mary Poppins’

    PERKIOMEN >> Perk Valley Middle School East’s high-flying production of the musical “Mary Poppins” is set to open Friday night at 7:30 p.m. The students practiced performing with the flying equipment provided by theater stunt equipment company Flying by Foy this week during dress rehearsals. The school is the first middle school to attempt the highly technical production, which was released in November.

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  • Music

    Chesco Pops presents ‘Requiem’ Sunday in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The Chester County Pops Orchestra will take the stage Sunday to perform one of the most beloved pieces of choral music written in the past 30 years.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Music

    St. John’s to present Susquehanna University Choir concert in Phoenixville

    Beloved composers Bach and Mendelssohn will be complimented by music of composers that are actively writing today when the Susquehanna University Choir comes to Phoenixville March 8.

    Courtesy of St. John’s Lutheran Church |

  • News

    Phoenixville Kiwanis seek applicants for Youth Service Award

    The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville is seeking applicants for their Youth Service Award. This award, which has a value of $1,000, is presented annually to an organization which has furthered the educational, financial or physical advancement of youth under the age of 18 within the Phoenixville area. The award will be presented at the Annual Chamber of Commerce Dinner to be held on Wednesday, March 18.

    Courtesy of the Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville |

  • Politics

    Parties endorse candidates for Chester County primaries

    WEST CHESTER >> The two major political parties in Chester County endorsed slates of candidates to run for countywide offices in the May primary, but they may find that at least one open seat will see a primary fight.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

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