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Runners accomplish a cold feat at Pennsylvania Snowshoe Race

By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

Phoenixville Area School District pays $155K for road expansions

PHOENIXVILLE >> It cost Phoenixville Area School District taxpayers $155,000 to obtain a strip of land to allow for the expansion of Pothouse Road through eminent domain and purchase land for the expansion of State Road, Right-to-Know requests r...

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |


  • News

    Barry Blog – Phoenixville vs. Spring-Ford

    Barry Blog – Phoenixville vs. Spring-Ford

    Barry Sankey

  • Business

    PMMC expands cancer care with addition of CyberKnife

    Pottstown >> Cancer patients in the tri-county region have a new state-of-the-art option for treating their cancer — and they can take advantage of it without traveling to Philadelphia or New York.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter |

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    Chester County Democratic Committee endorses Mike Parrish over Lindy Li

    WEST CHESTER >> Chester County Democratic Committee members bucked a growing movement of support for a millennial candidate who has attracted national attention for the 6th Congressional District seat by endorsing a Malvern business executive and former military officer for the position.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    422 west to close this morning for road repair

    PennDOT announced Thursday morning that they will be shutting down part of Route 422 at 11 a.m. today for pavement repair.

    By Mercury Staff |

  • News

    Hundreds volunteer for PVSD Day of Service

    Hoping to honor the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., hundreds of Perkiomen Valley School District students served others as part of PV’s fourth annual Day of Service event held on Jan. 18.

    Perkiomen Valley School District |

  • News

    First Niagara donates $15,000 to Brandywine Health Foundation

    On Jan. 20, First Niagara Bank presented a $15,000 check to the Brandywine Health Foundation for the 2016 Strawberry Festival Committee.

    First Niagara Bank |

  • Entertainment

    LGBTea Dances to host ‘For the Love of Art’ fundraiser event

    LGBTea Dances’ For the Love of Art fundraiser event will take place on Feb. 21 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Franklin Commons Gallery in Phoenixville. This inaugural event brings together lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and ally (LGBTQA) artists, musicians, photographers, authors and other creative types from around Chester County. Attendees will enjoy musical performances by Christine Havrilla, Andrea Nardello, the Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus and local youth a...

    LGBTea Dances |

  • News

    Allied Wire & Cable donates more than $18,000

    Allied Wire & Cable hosts a charity week each year where a percentage of sales are donated to charitable organizations. This year was the electrical distributor’s 10th annual charity week, which was held from Dec. 14 to 18. The company donated $18,204.25 to four different charities in which an employee had a special connection.

    Allied Wire & Cable |

  • Sports

    Saxton: Reading Motorsports Show gets a makeover

    When Brad Reinert took over the promotion of the Racing Legends Reunion & Car Show, he vowed to keep the popular off-season event going and make necessary changes so that the show could grow and prosper.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Holy Cross robotics teams qualify to compete at championship tournament

    The Young Innovators Fair was recently held at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks. More than 100 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities were featured for children in kindergarten through high school. Google, Pixar, Khan Academy, NASA, coding, 3-D printing, robotics and Star Wars characters were some of the exciting exhibits at the two-day event where approximately 20,000 people attended.

    By Pamela Ley Holy Cross Robotics Parent |

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