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State House poised to vote on liquor privatization legislation

By Kristina Scala kscala@21st-centurymedia.com @Scala_Kris on Twitter |

Kimberton pot grower gets county prison sentence

WEST CHESTER >> In hindsight, Marc Ferrara would probably agree that he should have just tipped the fellow who helped him out. ...

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

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    Bacon >> once considered a breakfast meat, has gone big time. This pork product can be smoked, grilled, baked and fried, and the list goes on. It is up to the cook preparing it. Healthier than pork bacon, turkey, tofu and other meats can be processed to a similar product.

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    Ongoing Facetime Theatre’s Summer Experience: Register now for Facetime Theatre’s Summer Experience for students entering first through fourth grades, running June 15-19 & June 22-26. Summer Experience consists of two weeks of half-day camp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Franklin Commons in Phoenixville. Session I runs from June 15-19 and Session II from June 22-26. Each session will focus on different skills and utilize different curriculum so that students can...

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  • Theater

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    Perkiomen >> Perk Valley Middle School East’s high-flying production of the musical “Mary Poppins” is set to open Friday night at 7:30 p.m. The students practiced performing with the flying equipment provided by theater stunt equipment company Flying by Foy this week during dress rehearsals. The school is the first middle school to attempt the highly technical production, which was released in November.

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  • Music

    Chesco Pops presents ‘Requiem’ Sunday in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The Chester County Pops Orchestra will take the stage Sunday to perform one of the most beloved pieces of choral music written in the past 30 years.

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

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    St. John’s to present Susquehanna University Choir concert in Phoenixville

    Beloved composers Bach and Mendelssohn will be complimented by music of composers that are actively writing today when the Susquehanna University Choir comes to Phoenixville March 8.

    Courtesy of St. John’s Lutheran Church |

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    Phoenixville Kiwanis seek applicants for Youth Service Award

    The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville is seeking applicants for their Youth Service Award. This award, which has a value of $1,000, is presented annually to an organization which has furthered the educational, financial or physical advancement of youth under the age of 18 within the Phoenixville area. The award will be presented at the Annual Chamber of Commerce Dinner to be held on Wednesday, March 18.

    Courtesy of the Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville |

  • Politics

    Parties endorse candidates for Chester County primaries

    WEST CHESTER >> The two major political parties in Chester County endorsed slates of candidates to run for countywide offices in the May primary, but they may find that at least one open seat will see a primary fight.

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

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    Six firefighters hurt battling $1M Charlestown blaze

    CHARLESTOWN >> Six firefighters were injured Sunday night while battling a 2-alarm house fire in the first block of Highland Hills Road.

    By Michael N. Price mprice@21st-centurymedia.com @MikePriceWrites on Twitter |

  • Crime

    2 Pottstown-area women admit roles in bad check scheme at Limerick bank

    NORRISTOWN >> A Pottstown woman and a Douglass (Mont.) woman, two of four women accused of being involved in a bad check scheme at a Limerick bank, face probation for participating in the scheme.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

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    Spring-Ford Area School Board approves $10K donation to SNAP post-prom party

    ROYERSFORD >> Parents of Spring-Ford Area High School students can rest easy knowing their son or daughter will be safe after prom this year.

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