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    PAHS Marching Band to host 2nd annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser

    The Phoenixville High School Marching Band is hosting their second annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser on Sunday, March 13. Last year, they raised more than $3,000 with this unique, one-day fundraising program, and this year their goal is to beat that number. The fundraiser will be held in the high school gym from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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    Phoenix Community Calendar Feb. 7

    Event Submissions: Send to ldillon@berksmontnews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject.

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    PCHF currently accepting Greater Phoenixville Healthcare Scholarship applications

    Applications for the Greater Phoenixville Healthcare Scholarship are currently being accepted by The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation. Since 1995, this program has awarded more than 100 scholarships to high school graduates who are pursuing careers within the healthcare professions within the greater Phoenixville region.

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    Montgomery County judge denies Bill Cosby’s request to dismiss sex assault charges

    NORRISTOWN >> A Montgomery County judge has denied a request made by Bill Cosby’s lawyers to dismiss sexual assault charges.

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    Elementary musicians put on winter concert

    Schwenksville Elementary School recently held their winter concert, which highlighted the musical talents of the students. This year’s concert was proudly presented by Mrs. Dawn Krown (Band Director), Mr. Stan Yoder (Orchestra Director) and Mrs. Amanda Ferrara (Chorus Director).

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    Fifth graders create STEM fun with catapults

    Fifth graders at Schwenksville Elementary recently worked on a fun STEM activity. Using wooden craft sticks, rubber bands and the creative ingenuity of trial and error, the students created catapults to see which could hoist a marshmallow the farthest. Each class narrowed the competition to two teams of students representing the classroom, competing against one another until a winner was determined. Brynn Crouthamel, Zackary George, and Brianna Shatto from Dr. Collins’s class were the...

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    Spring-Ford committee to review transportation policy

    ROYERSFORD >> After nearly a year’s worth of public complaints claiming the district transportation policy needs an overhaul, school officials say they are willing to take a hard look at ways to make changes.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    Limerick Police Chief Albany appointed ‘chief emeritus’

    Limerick >> Big changes are coming to the Limerick Township Police Department this year, including a year-long changing of the guard.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    Chester County judge’s order in ‘teen-lifer’ cases disputed

    west chester >> A Common Please Court judge has issued orders in three of the “teen lifer” cases in Chester County that appear on their face to give the men an avenue towards winning their freedom from state prison.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

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    Bill Cosby hearing at Montgomery County Courthouse is the biggest show in town

    NORRISTOWN >> The three rings of the circus at the Montgomery County Courthouse Tuesday were Bill Cosby, Bruce L. Castor Jr. and the news media.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

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