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Steel City in Phoenixville quietly closes its doors

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

48 residents of Philadelphia region become US citizens at naturalization ceremony

UPPER MERION >> America, the land of opportunity, became a reality Thursday for 48 candidates who became American citizens at a naturalization ceremony at the Valley Forge National Historical Park theater. ...

By Carl Rotenberg @CarlWriter on Twitter |


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    Photos: Montgomery County Community College 2016 commencement

    WHITPAIN >> Montgomery County Community College held its 49th commencement Thursday at the main campus in Blue Bell.

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    Phoenixville Dogwood Parade delights crowd

    Phoenixville >> Hundreds came out to enjoy the Dogwood Parade on Saturday, marking the end of the weeklong Dogwood Festival. The popular annual event celebrated its 63rd year as community members lined the streets to enjoy dozens of local groups that participated in the parade.

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

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    Ignition locks law lauded by families of DUI victims in Pennsylvania

    HARRISBURG >> Advocates are pleased that a “strong” bill will be sent to Gov. Tom Wolf for his signature to extend Pennsylvania’s ignition locks to drivers convicted of their first DUI.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Fitness has no age when it comes to staying healthy as you get older

    Age is nothing but a number when it comes to fitness and health. There are plenty of ways for people to stay active as they get older.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

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    Spring-Ford teacher wins $63,000 in prizes on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

    ROYERSFORD >> When we last spoke to Melanie Bowen about her experience as a contestant on “Wheel of Fortune,” she was sworn to secrecy about the outcome. And for good reason.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    Royersford water pipes to be replaced

    ROYERSFORD >> Pennsylvania American Water announced Monday the start of construction in the borough to install new water main to improve service reliability, prevent water outages and enhance fire protection. The project will replace aging pipe dating back to the 1950s, with an estimated cost of $250,000.

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    Limerick board approves surplus budget

    LIMERICK >> Limerick Township is in the black for the foreseeable future, but don’t expect it to stay that way for too long.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Stagecraft

    Steel River’s ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ is a noteworthy production

    With its moving story and memorable music, “Fiddler on the Roof” has been captivating audiences for decades and Steel River Playhouse’s current production continues that tradition.

    By Cheryl Thornburg For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    Sample different oils, from walnut to butternut squash

    Amy Cullen stood smiling behind a display table set with samples and trays of tasting cups.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

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    Phoenixville school officials make another push for $3M construction grant

    PHOENIXVILLE >> With the state’s nine-month-long budget impasse behind them, school officials in Phoenixville say they’re not done fighting for a grant that could potentially save taxpayers up to $3 million.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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