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Neighbors of proposed Phoenixville school site worried by project scope

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Residents oppose Phoenixville council’s vote to kill rec board

PHOENIXVILLE >> Although the majority of council voted to move to the next step of eliminating the borough’s recreation board, one councilwoman and many residents remain staunchly opposed to the move. ...

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  • Opinion

    Revictimization Relief Act a way for victims to have their day in court

    As with so much else surrounding Mumia Abu-Jamal, the Revictimization Relief Act has been distorted to suit the needs of an egocentric killer and his deluded followers.

    By Jennifer Storm Guest Columnist |

  • Columns

    Think About It: Geeks and Geezers in Action

    “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through the experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired and success achieved.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • Opinion

    A smarter system for funding students

    Imagine writing a large check for a new car and finding out a year later that it fails safety tests, won’t pass inspection and needs thousands in repairs. You’d probably be demanding answers from the dealership. If the only solution they offered was the exact same car but for more money — would you take it?

    By James Paul Courtesy of the Commonwealth Foundation |

  • Features/People

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    Renee Sullivan had just turned her shopping cart into the dairy aisle when she heard a commotion just ahead. Several customers were hovering over an elderly woman, who was lying prostrate on a wooden skid. Sullivan recognized immediately the signs of a seizure.

    By Gil Cohen For Digital First Media |

  • Boxing

    Berman set for pro boxing debut

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Sammy Berman has yet to graduate from high school. But he is also on the threshhold of a very important step in his young life as an athlete.

    Barry Sankey
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  • General news

    PHOTOS: Dogs give it their best at National and Philly Dog Shows in Oaks

    Greater Philadelphia Expo Center: Canines and dog lovers filled the expo center last weekend for Saturday’s National Dog Show and the Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s dog show on Sunday. To find out who won best in show, watch the broadcast of the National Dog Show at noon on NBC Thanksgiving Day.

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  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: The Christmas Tires

    Well, here we are once again — it’s that time of year. The tale of the Christmas Tires first appeared in The Phoenix in December of 1997. Because so many of you mention how much you liked it, I repeat it every few years.

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

  • Sports

    QUIZ: How well do you know the history of the Philadelphia Eagles?

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  • General news

    TCHS Pickering celebrates Veterans Day with military band performances

    To celebrate Veterans Day, the Technical College High School (TCHS) Pickering Campus hosted a concert of the Air National Guard Band of the Northeast on Monday, Nov. 10. Brass in Blue, a brass quintet, and High Altitude, a rock band, gave a private concert to TCHS students during the day. The 42-musician concert band played for the public during an evening performance.

    Courtesy of Chester County Intermediate Unit |

  • Education

    RSVP provides tutoring in STEM programs for region’s students

    Algebra: a simple concept that strikes fear in the hearts of most high school students. As it turns out, algebra really is part of our daily lives and often, we don’t even know it. Still skeptical?

    Courtesy of RSVP of Montgomery County |

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