In Other News

Nation’s political divide examined in Ursinus College forum

By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

Spring-Ford eyes eliminating per capita tax

LIMERICK – The Spring-Ford Area School Board continues to mull becoming the latest school district to eliminate the per capita tax for district revenue. ...

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

MOST RECENT STORIES

  • General news

    PMYC begins 59th season

    CHARLESTOWN — Phoenixville Marian Youth Club (PMYC) began its 59th season of operation with two Little Brothers football games Sept. 14 at Charlestown Park.

    Barry Sankey
    |

  • Crime

    Police ID man electrocuted after apparent attempt to steal copper wiring

    UPPER MERION — Police have identified 41-year-old Marc A. Tuoni of Norristown as the man who was electrocuted in an apparent attempt to steal copper wiring from a 4,100-volt electrical junction box on the front lawn of Kennedy Supplee Mansion in Valley Forge Park Saturday morning.

    By Oscar Gamble ogamble@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Features/People

    Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy holds open house for Children’s Discovery Room

    PERKIOMEN TWP. — A 3-foot-tall caterpillar was found counting yellow, mellow fishbugs at the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy’s Children’s Discovery Room Open House Monday.

    By Brendan Wills bwills@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Crime

    Police blotter

    CHARLESTON — An unknown suspect broke into a township residence by forcing in a window and stole $1,500 worth of property between midnight on Aug. 29 and 6 a.m. Sept. 2.

    |

  • General news

    Nation’s political divide examined in Ursinus College forum

    COLLEGEVILLE — No American needs a degree in political science to know that politics in this country is polarized at nearly every level.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Planning commission report shows increased housing construction in Montgomery County

    NORRISTOWN — More housing units were built in Montgomery County in 2013 than in the previous two years, according to a report released Wednesday by the county planning commission.

    By Dan Clark dclark@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Chesco makes 200 generators available to towns to keep traffic signals working

    In natural emergencies, sometimes it’s what you didn’t think about beforehand that you miss the most.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Spring-Ford eyes eliminating per capita tax

    LIMERICK – The Spring-Ford Area School Board continues to mull becoming the latest school district to eliminate the per capita tax for district revenue.

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

  • General news

    Breathalyzer tests administered to students at Phoenixville football game

    PHOENIXVILLE — Students heading into the Phoenixville-Owen J. Roberts football game Friday night at Washington Field were breathalyzed to check for under-age drinking.

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

  • General news

    OJR School Board rejects coach nepotism policy

    SOUTH COVENTRY — The Owen J. Roberts School Board’s legislative and policy committee rejected two draft policies regarding parents serving as district coaches or paid club advisers when their own children are on the team or club.

    By Laura Catalano For 21st Century Media |

The Phoenix Reporter and Item: BLOGS