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SAXTON: NASCAR keeps searching for right All-Star race formula

As the engines fired, the lightbulbs buzzed – it was a first for the annual non-points extravaganza. Never before had an all-star race been run under the lights. Dubbed “One Hot Night,” the 1992 race signaled a new era, one that b...

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  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Beware of this pretty invasive

    Around Easter time, there are always a lot of ads advising parents against giving their children adorable chicks and bunnies as gifts unless they are prepared to bear the responsibility of caring for the animals. I think that there should be other public announcements each spring that warn homeowners of the risks of planting particular trees, shrubs, and vines. Too many of the most popular plants are invasive.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Get ready for Brick Fest Live! in Oaks; International Spring Festival in Lansdale and more

    Build it! Greater Philadelphia Expo Center: Founded by a pair of area dads, Brick Fest Live! returns to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 22 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 23. Explore more than 75,000 square feet of life-size Lego models, Lego villages, “Super Heroes & Super Villains,” a Ghostbusters Slime Lab, a Guinness World Record-holding Lego floor mosaic, Lego Play Zone, movie cars and more. Tickets are $27.50, $54.50 for VIP...

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    The Chesco Pops presents: ‘All that Jazz!’

    The Chesco Pops Orchestra, under the direction of Joseph Gehring, will perform its spring 2017 concert series on Saturday, April 22, 7 p.m., at Downingtown High School West, 445 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335, and on Sunday, April 23, 3 p,m,, at Phoenixville Area Middle School, 1330 Main St., Phoenixville, PA 19460.

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  • News

    Lansdale man sent to prison for fatal church shooting

    NORRISTOWN >> Calling it a “sad, sad situation,” a judge sent a Lansdale man to prison for at least a decade after a jury determined the man had no legal justification to fatally shoot a fellow parishioner during a disturbance at a Montgomery Township church.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Business

    Lower Providence to host open house about commercial development on April 19

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> What will happen to the old Genuardi’s market in Audubon?

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-centurymedia.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • News

    County officials to meet to tackle opiate epidemic

    WEST CHESTER >> Representatives of four county agencies will gather at the Good Fellowship EMS Training Institute Wednesday to outline steps that are being taken to curb a drug overdose epidemic which claimed 97 lives in Chester County last year.

    By Gil Cohen For 21st-centurymedia.com |

  • Food

    CHEAP EATS: $10 dinners to try tonight

    Tightening your belt after Tax Day? Stretch your budget with healthy $10 dinners your family will love like black bean chili.

    By Amy Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: What’s on your plate? Grilled cheese and gravy

    Ah ... yeah! Lightly breaded cheese that has been grilled until the outside is crisp and the inside is melting. Serve with Southern Tomato Gravy and this is a dish that is screaming decadence. Tomato Gravy is also, and classically, served on top of biscuits in the South, so try it either way.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • News

    Funding for county housing gets financial boost

    WEST CHESTER >> State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that three Chester County organizations were awarded $900,000 in state funding to improve and expand affordable housing options for those in need.

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  • News

    Ostrich escapes pen after barn fire in Charlestown

    CHARLESTOWN >> You never know what you might see driving the roads of Chester County. Friday afternoon, motorists and residents in the Malvern area were startled to see an ostrich running through their neighborhood. The tall bird got out of it’s pen following a fire which destroyed the 1819-era barn at Canter Hill Farms.

    By Pete Bannan pbannan@21st-centurymedia.com @petebannan on Twitter|

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