In Other News

New Sly Fox brew SRT Ale will benefit the Schuylkill River Trail

By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter |

Parkhouse in Upper Providence wants to open more assisted-living rooms in geriatric facility

UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The Parkhouse geriatric facility has given residents from its independent-living section, Montgomery Meadows, at least until July to find new homes so it can create more nursing care and assisted-living rooms in its facility....

By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |


  • Music

    Providence Chamber Orchestra performing at St. John’s in Phoenixville

    The 35-member Providence Chamber Orchestra will appear in concert at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 355 St. John’s Circle, Phoenixville, on Sunday, at 4 p.m.

    Courtesy of St. John’s Lutheran Church |

  • Features/People

    Celebrating National Volunteer Week

    Michael Smith of Royersford celebrated National Volunteer Week last week with a hug from some of the employees he works with at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. Mike has 4,560 hours of volunteer service so far at PMMC doing deliveries, administrative tasks and other support work beyond his normal duties for the staff in the Respiratory Department. Mike also volunteers in the Java’s Brewin’ location in the main lobby and Spring-Ford Family Practice.


  • News

    Officials working to move forward with transportation improvements

    State Sen. Andy Dinniman and Phoenixville Mayor Michael Speck recently brought together PennDOT and local officials for a meeting on upcoming transportation improvement projects in Phoenixville.


  • Opinion

    Wolf’s homecare order a money grab, puts personal care choice at risk

    For the past 25 years, Don Lambrecht and David Smith have teamed up to allow Dave, a homebound quadriplegic, to lead a productive and fulfilling life — and they’ve formed a close friendship in the process. But earlier this year, a little-known

    Courtesy of the Fairness Center |

  • Opinion

    Equal work deserves equal pay

    When Doris and Don Fisher opened their small retail store in 1969, they each put up $21,000 in savings and, without even discussing it, paid each other the same salary. That’s how equal partnerships work.

    By Linda D. Hallman and Sonia Syngal Courtesy of the American Forum |

  • News

    6 PAHS juniors to vie for 2015 Dogwood Queen crown

    Springtime is here and the 2015 Dogwood Festival is only a month away.

    By Phoenix Staff |

  • Columns

    Think About It: Just Did It

    Robert H. Schuller was a force. When he died recently at 88 years of age, I felt as though I had lost a friend. Although I never shook his hand, his influence in my life was profound.

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • Features/People

    Barking Back at Cancer

    Phoenixville resident Jill Nance Kelly and her dog Riley were the grand marshalls for Pottstown’s 2015 Bark for Life in Memorial Park last weekend. The ninth annual event raised a total of $30,479.29 so far for the American Cancer Society.


  • News

    Group looks to rename Phoenixville bridge after MLK

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Community leaders are asking for the support in renaming the Main Street Bridge after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Pets

    Pets of the Week

    Punky (cat) This domestic short hair true calico (orange/black/white) is approximately 4 to 5 months old, spayed, playful and likes her feet on the ground. Punky is affectionate on her own terms. She would be happy in a home with or without other kitties and likes human interaction on her terms. Punky would like an adult home.


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