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Phoenixville anti-discrimination ordinance faces criticism

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FILM TALK: New doc follows Eagles of Death Metal in the aftermath of the Bataclan attack

Producer Heather Parry will never be accused of taking the easy way out. ...

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    Phoenixville anti-discrimination ordinance faces criticism

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Borough council faced criticism for its decision to schedule a public hearing on a proposed anti-discrimination ordinance, which looks to protect residents from discrimination based on, among other things, their sexual orientation, gender identity and marital status. Critics say the ordinance leaves the borough vulnerable to potential litigation and needs more time for revision.

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

  • Movies & TV

    FILM TALK: New doc follows Eagles of Death Metal in the aftermath of the Bataclan attack

    Producer Heather Parry will never be accused of taking the easy way out.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    NEW TO STREAMING: Fresh and funny, ‘The Edge of Seventeen’ is a mini-masterpiece

    Produced by the great James L. Brooks (“Broadcast News”), “The Edge of Seventeen” is a breath of fresh comic air.

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    Relay For Life of Phoenixville hosting annual Survivor Dinner in March

    PHOENIXVILLE >> In 1985, one doctor’s determination to circle a high school track for 24 straight hours, totaling 83 grueling miles, raised $27,000. Dr. Gordy Klatt’s vision, now known as the Relay For Life, is the American Cancer Society’s volunteer driven, community event. Relayers work tirelessly to raise awareness and money to aid in cancer research, as well as fund patient services and educational programs. The event was created to remember those who have...

    By Relay for Life of Phoenixville For Digital First Media|

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    Medical pot farm proposed for West Pottsgrove

    WEST POTTSGROVE >> A proposal to construct a 100,000-square-foot indoor medical marijuana growing facility on the site of the former Stanley G. Flagg Brass plant in Stowe will not be opposed by the township commissioners.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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    Methaction School District to hold public meeting regarding possible school closures

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> A public meeting regarding the possible closure of Audubon Elementary School and/or Arrowhead Elementary School will be held Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m., according to a letter from Methacton School District Superintendent Dr. David Serbe on Wednesday.

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  • Crime

    Upper Merion police asking for public’s help to find Costco jewelry thief

    UPPER MERION >> Upper Merion Township Police Department has released a surveillance image of a suspect involved in a burglary at the Costco Wholesale at 201 Allendale Road.

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  • Business

    Tourism officials tout sport complex proposal for Montgomery County

    UPPER PROVIDENCE>> “Build it and they will come” was the burning imperative that Valley Forge Sports conveyed to a diverse crowd of developers, sports executives and hospitality industry folks at Oaks Center Ice Thursday.

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-centurymedia.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • News

    Phoenixville council names new police chief, hires 2 officers

    PHOENIXVILLE >> After a nearly six-month search for the next leader of the Phoenixville Police Department, officials settled on a man who’s been there all along.

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

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Enjoy hippo-themed games, plenty of art; plus Mummers in Manayunk

    On view Wayne Art Center: “Expressions of Radnor 2017,” “Art Work by Frank Bernard” and “Elisabeth Braun: Deep Space” will be on display Feb. 21-March 18 in the Davenport Gallery. The opening of all three exhibitions will be celebrated 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 26. This event is free, and offers the public a chance to meet the artists and enjoy refreshments. The Wayne Art Center galleries are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4...

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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