In Other News

Kimberton Fair returns with fun and a focus on agriculture

By Matthew D’Ippolito Editor@PhoenixvilleNews.com |

Limerick Fire Company’s kids camp successful

LIMERICK — After walking away from a controlled fire he just put out with a fire extinguisher, Brody, looking at his hands through wire-rimmed glasses, explained how he did it. ...

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

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  • General news

    Bella Napoli captures VFCC men’s basketball title

    CHARLESTOWN - Bella Napoli outscored Phoenixville Federal Bank & Trust, 55-38, in the second half to post a 97-84 victory to capture the 2014 Valley Forge Christian College Men’s Summer Basketball League championship July 29 at The Pit gymnasium.

    Barry Sankey
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  • General news

    Meadow Brook golf tourney on tap

    Among the top contestants are the following: James Braunsberg, local qualifer and into the sectional qualifying for the 2014 U.S. Open; Dan Donahue, teaching pro at Raven’s Claw Golf Club; Ken Gaskill, 2004 Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association Player of the Year in 2005 and Senior Player of the Year in 2006; Josh Lewis, who won the 1995 Atlantic 10 Championship while at Temple University, and former course record-holder at Twisted Dunes; Anthony Saltarelli, 2003 and 2007 Phila. Open...

    Barry Sankey
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  • Columns

    Art & Antiques with Dr. Lori: Losing money at your yard sale

    When it comes to learning how to spot a treasure, the first thing you have to learn is where to look.

    By Lori Verderame Guest Columnist |

  • Columns

    Think About It: You, Me and Fireflies

    “There are two ways to live your life – one is as though nothing is a miracle, the other is as though everything is a miracle.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • General news

    Area eighth graders graduate from Devon Prep

    Twenty-eight Devon Prep Eighth Graders “moved up” recently during the Eighth Grade Advancement Ceremony held in the school’s athletic facility. Parents, grandparents, siblings and friends attended the ceremony which began with a Mass concelebrated by Devon Prep Headmaster Rev. James J. Shea, Sch.P., Rev. Richard Wyzykiewicz, Sch.P., Rev. Francisco Aisa, Sch.P. and Rev. Javier Renteria, Sch.P.

    Courtesy of Devon Prep |

  • General news

    Summer Extravaganza to benefit local woman’s battle with Lyme disease

    Come out to Summer Extravaganza 2014 on Aug. 16 from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the national register historic landmark Avon Lea Farm and home of Robert Berry, Phoenixville.

    Courtesy of Karen Franks |

  • Visual arts

    Metalwork exhibit to bring past, present together in Phoenixville

    The public will have the chance to learn about Phoenixville’s history as a steel town and see artwork produced in a modern iron forge when the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area’s newest exhibit opens Friday.

    By Matthew D’Ippolito Editor@PhoenixvilleNews.com |

  • General news

    Paved road extended to far end of Medal of Honor Grove

    The Friends of the Medal of Honor Grove announce an important enhancement in the Grove. For the first time in its history, there is now a paved road along the Hawaii and Alaska acres at the far end of the Grove.

    Courtesy of the Friends of the Medal of Honor Grove |

  • General news

    This is the time for buying a fishing boat

    It may seem counter intuitive as we head into August and our summer vacation/fishing seasons wind down, but now is a great time to start shopping for that fishing boat you’ve always dreamed about.

    By Tom Tatum For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Local sports notices for Aug. 3

    FOOTBALL The Henry J. Bernat Stadium Fund has been established.

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