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Phoenixville School Board delays waiving fee for town hall at school

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

A new ‘Kingdom’ from Frontier Ruckus. Band to play at Johnny Brenda’s

Matthew Milia thinks it’s “a miracle” that his Detroit-based band, Frontier Ruckus, has been around for nearly 15 years and [just released] its fifth album. ...

By Gary Graff, @GraffonMusic on Twitter|


  • News

    Photos of kids outdoors with pets can win prizes

    This past weekend was a welcome break from the cold with warm temperatures and sunny skies. These conditions are perfect for getting the kids outside to shake off the cobwebs of winter. It’s not only kids who get cabin fever, our four-legged pet friends could probably use from fresh air as well, so enter YOUR CHILD in the FREE Fit Kids Contest and his or her photo could be in the newspaper.

    By Diane Hoffman @diane5hoffman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    THEATER: ‘Paw Patrol Live!’ coming to Merriam Theater

    Ryder, Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Rubble, Zuma, Skye and Everest are going to look a lot different than they do on TV.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    Upper Merion board OKs liquor license, new stun guns police

    UPPER MERION >> A “charismatic vibe draws you in and holds you close” is what Eddie V’s says of the atmosphere patrons can expect to encounter while enjoying themselves at one of its “elegant fine-dining” steak and seafood restaurants. On Thursday night, the board of supervisors boosted plans in making that atmosphere a step closer to becoming a reality in the township.

    By Michael Makovetz For Digital First Media|

  • News

    50 Chester County students to compete in spelling bee

    DOWNINGTOWN >> The Chester County Intermediate unit announced that 50 students are advancing to the 2017 Chester County Spelling Bee on Wednesday.

    Staff Report|

  • News

    Counting Crows ... and other birds

    WEST WHITELAND >> For folks who are hooked on birding, there is never an off-season; they do it all year. And for those same bird watchers, the enthusiasm for looking skyward frequently expands to keeping lists, holding meetings, taking trips and buying expensive equipment.

    By Chris Barber|

  • Business

    Exton Square Mall shakes off loss of ‘Mallrats’ sequel

    WEST WHITELAND >> Cut. The Exton Square Mall is taking in stride news that it won’t be featured in movie theaters anytime soon.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

  • News

    Perkiomen Valley Middle School East to present ‘Seussical Jr.’

    Perkiomen Valley Middle School East students will take audience members on a fantastical journey to the Jungle of Nool and Whoville as they perform “Seussical Jr.” in the Spahr Auditorium Feb. 24-26.


  • News

    spay & save: Jingles Jester wants a new home after a tough life on the streets of Philly

    Jingles Jester is a neutered, 3-year-old male domestic short-hair, mostly white w/ beautiful black and brown markings. What a loving boy! Jingles Jester is ready for a new home after being on the streets of North Philly for two years. He had an infected wound on his leg which was eventually cured but he will always have a limp. Jingles Jester gets around very well despite his limp. He is a good boy with other cats and seems to be okay with dogs. Won’t you make his 2017 great by...


  • News

    Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Feb. 19

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


  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: ST. LOUIS, Missouri – 1904 was a very busy year

    St. Louis Missouri lies on the western bank of the Mississippi River across from the state of Illinois. Directly across from the Missouri St. Louis is the city of East St. Louis, Illinois. It is a mighty river separating them as it flows south into the Gulf of Mexico.

    By Bette Banjack|

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