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Phoenixville council OKs affordable units

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

THE YANKEE CHEF: A peach pudding to welcome Spring

I think this “pudding” is out of this world. It reminds me of a chocolate pudding cake.....moist and decadent. To me, it is a mixture of the New England Cobbler and a Buckle. This classic is usually prepared using a sugar syrup that is p...

By Jim Bailey|


  • News

    PHOTOS: Crowds line up for free water ice at Rita’s on first day of spring

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Crowds lined up at Rita’s Italian Ice, 411 Schuylkill Rd., for a refreshing — and free — first day of spring treat. Getting a free water ice on the first day of spring from Rita’s has become a tradition for many area families.


  • Zoological parks

    Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown wants you to vote to name their jaguar cubs

    NORRISTOWN >> The Elmwood Park Zoo has narrowed down the name suggestions for their recently-born jaguar cubs, and now it’s your turn to vote for the top contenders.

    Digital First Media staff|

  • News

    Upper Providence man jailed for indecent assault of underage girl

    NORRISTOWN >> An Upper Providence man has state prison time and more than two decades of court supervision in his future for having indecent contact with a girl who was under the age of 13.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Business

    Upland Square Giant to sell beer and wine

    WEST POTTSGROVE >> It looks like customers will soon be able to buy beer and wine at the Giant in Upland Square, unless the township commissioners oppose it.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Sailor from Downingtown participated in NASA’s SnowEx

    COLORADO SPRINGS >> Lt. Kyle Smith, a sailor from Dowingtown, recently participated in NASA’s ground and airborne snow mission exercise to investigate snow and water availability.

    Staff Report|

  • News

    Costello says some cuts “unacceptable”

    One of Chester County’s three congressmen is speaking out against some of the proposed cuts in national spending suggested by the Trump administration’s $1.15 trillion budget.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Montgomery County moves forward on $281M campus project

    NORRISTOWN >> An estimated $281 million county campus redevelopment project over a decade in the making is moving forward.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    Phoenixville swears in new police chief, two officers

    PHOENIXVILLE >> It was a changing of the guard for the Phoenixville Police Department as a leader officially took the helm and it added to new officers.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Sports

    Saxton: ‘Geezer’ getting in on Late Model action at Grandview

    Weather conditions permitting, the 2017 NASCAR stock car racing season kicks off at Grandview Speedway on Saturday, March 25 and Joe “Geezer” Fanelli will be moving from the BRC Late Models to the primary class of competition, the NASCAR T.P. Trailers 358 Modifieds.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    FILM TALK: Allentown-born Amanda Seyfried talks finding love on set, expecting her first child

    Allentown native Amanda Seyfried came away from “The Last Word” with more than a starring role in a crowd-pleasing comedy. She also found a fiancé.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

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