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Rally in wake of Charlottesville set for Friday in Phoenixville

By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Wind River’ a chilling, compelling drama in harsh setting

One can argue that in the tales penned by Taylor Sheridan, the setting is a character, one almost as important as the protagonist. ...

By Mark Meszoros @MarkMeszoros on Twitter|


  • Entertainment

    New class of honorees for Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame examples of powerhouse vocals, soulful vibes

    Spanning the 1930s to the present, this year’s honorees for the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame include a notable number of women.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    LOCAL MUSIC: Royersford rock band Rofo Audio involves local businesses in their music videos

    Power trio Rofo Audio are like unofficial ambassadors for the Spring-Ford Chamber of Commerce.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Food

    FOOD: Zounds, me hearties! It’s National Rum Day

    Forget “yo-ho-ho.” When the women behind Full Spirited Flavours need rum, they don’t buy a bottle. They import 55-gallon drums.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Brewpubs

    Breweries of the Philadelphia suburbs

    Everybody loves a good beer, and the Philadelphia suburbs is home to many breweries that could be the creator of your next favorite. The list below features a range of breweries across the suburbs.

    Digital First Media staff|

  • Entertainment

    Steel River presents ‘Legally Blonde Jr.’

    “Legally Blonde Jr.” is coming to Steel River Playhouse Aug. 25 – 27. This hit show follows the adventures of a sorority girl named Elle Woods — a Gemini with a double Capricorn moon — who tries to win her ex-boyfriend back by earning a Harvard law degree.


  • News

    Chester County officials distributing potassium iodide tablets

    PHOENIXVILLE >> As part of Chester County’s ongoing emergency preparedness efforts, the Chester County Health Department is making available free potassium iodide tablets for people who live within a 10-mile radius of the Limerick Nuclear Power Plant on Thursday, Aug. 24 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Kimberton Fire Company in Phoenixville. The fire company is located at the intersection of Pike Springs Road and Firehouse Lane.

    Staff Report|

  • Entertainment

    TRENDING: Safely celebrating the upcoming Great American Eclipse

    It’s not going to be your average Monday.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    PHILADELPHIA FOLK FESTIVAL: Graham Nash enjoying being a solo artist

    A member of either The Hollies; Crosby, Stills & Nash; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; or Crosby & Nash for most of his musical career, Graham Nash is finally getting some alone time.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twi|

  • Food

    TASTE-OFF: Trader Joe’s best — and worst — chocolate cookies

    Cookies are a magical food — especially when they’re studded with chocolate chips or chunks. They’re an instant pick-me-up and all-around great snack. You can make them at home, of course, but another option is to leave the measuring and mixing to Trader Joe’s. The company has gone cookie-crazy, packing their store shelves with tubs of every kind of chocolate cookie — big, small, crispy, crunchy, buttery, nutty and seedy. The only question is which one to...

    By Jolene Thym Correspondent — San Jose Mercury News|

  • News

    ‘Vigil for Charlottesville’ planned in Pottstown

    POTTSTOWN >> In the wake of the events in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend, organizations in Pottstown are banding together to hold a “Vigil for Charlottesville” on Thursday.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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