In Other News

Limerick nuke plant now closer to re-licensing

By Evan Brandt |

Cops: Thief steals soda, cheese from Phoenixville home

PHOENIXVILLE — Borough police are investigating a reported theft on the north side of town in which the suspect’s haul was six cans of Pepsi and a block of cheese. ...

By Frank Otto |


  • General news

    Shapiro, Costello to discuss political polarization at Ursinus event

    A recent study by the Pew Research Center found that people are more divided along ideological lines than at any other point in two decades. The result: political gridlock, lack of compromise, and a rapid decline in the number of American people who have faith in government.

    Courtesy of Ursinus College |

  • General news

    Montco Quarter Midget Racing results

    MCQMRC Phoenixville Wednesday, Aug. 27


  • General news

    Manmiller wins fifth this year at Grandview

    From Grandview Speedway BECHTELSVILLE — For the fifth time this season, Doug Manmiller was able to wheel to victory in the 30-lap Bernheisel Rac|

  • Opinion

    Clean water is good for business and Pennsylvania’s economy

    It doesn’t matter what industry you’re talking about, businesses rely on clean water to produce safe, high-quality products.

    By William Barton and Jamie Gauthier Courtesy of the American Forum |

  • Opinion

    Without Fed’s flexibilitly, Commonwealth should walk away from Healthy PA

    The Commonwealth Foundation commends Gov. Corbett for refusing to take the politically expedient route of putting more people into Medicaid without first reforming it. Simply giving more people “coverage” is not the same as giving them “care.”

    Courtesy of the Commonwealth Foundation |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: An apple a day keeps the doctor away

    Editor’s note: Bette Banjack, a longtime food columnist for The Phoenix, has decided to return. Readers may remember her column “Neighborhood Kitchens,” which ran from 2003 to 2006, or her weekly local television program, “Downtown Kitchen.” This is the first edition of her new weekly column, “ABC to XYZ in Foods,” through which she will explore foods one letter at a time.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Valley Forge Christian College welcomes students back to campus

    On Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, Valley Forge Christian College (VFCC) welcomed new students for the 2014 academic year.

    Courtesy of Valley Forge Christian College |

  • General news

    Roll-over crash in Limerick sends 2 to hospital

    LIMERICK — Two people had to be pulled from a Toyota Sienna that struck a tree and rolled onto its side in a Monday afternoon crash.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Police deem Collegeville fire ‘suspicious’

    COLLEGEVILLE — Lower Providence Fire Department personnel responded to reports of a fire on the 1000 block of Hildebidle Drive in Collegeville on Saturday night shortly after 7:30 p.m.

    By Brendan Wills |

  • Features/People

    PHOTOS: Colonial Gardens holds annual Butterfly Festival

    East Pikeland — Colonial Gardens held its Butterfly Festival last Saturday, Aug. 23, where dozens of monarch butterflies were released to begin their migration south for the winter.

    By Phoenix Staff |

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