In Other News

New Sly Fox brew SRT Ale will benefit the Schuylkill River Trail

By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter |

Schwenksville prepares for 7th annual Community Day

SCHWENKSVILLE >> The Borough of Schwenksville will once again be hosting its annual Schwenksville Community Day Saturday, May 2. ...

Courtesy of the Borough of Schwenksville |


  • News

    Parkhouse in Upper Providence wants to open more assisted-living rooms in geriatric facility

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The Parkhouse geriatric facility has given residents from its independent-living section, Montgomery Meadows, at least until July to find new homes so it can create more nursing care and assisted-living rooms in its facility.

    By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |

  • News

    Chester County web page aids volunteerism

    WEST CHESTER >> Volunteer Appreciation Week may be ending soon, but the opportunities for residents to donate their time and skills to various government and non-profit agencies in Chester County will continue on throughout the year.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Officials say mass transit is central to Montgomery County development plan

    By Carl Rotenberg @CarlWriter on Twitter


  • News

    Phoenixville resident seeks help to prevent Valley Forge Bridge detour cutters

    PHOENIXVILLE >> What’s been promised as a months-long closure of Valley Forge Bridge is already beginning to cause traffic concerns among residents in the borough.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Annual Prayer Breakfast honors community service figures

    The Phoenixville Area Social Concerns Committee held its annual Community Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, April 11. The 2015 Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award was presented to Pastor Buddy Goodwin and his wife Belinda by committee member Donald Coppedge, of the Grimes African Methodist Episcopal Church. The Emma Valenteen Award of Compassion was presented to community activist Emmett Gruici. For more information about the Social Concerns Committee or the Community Prayer...


  • Music

    University of Valley Forge to host spring concert April 25

    The University of Valley Forge will host its annual spring concert on Saturday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Flower Chapel on the Phoenixville campus.

    Courtesy of the University of Valley Forge |

  • Music

    Providence Chamber Orchestra performing at St. John’s in Phoenixville

    The 35-member Providence Chamber Orchestra will appear in concert at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 355 St. John’s Circle, Phoenixville, on Sunday, at 4 p.m.

    Courtesy of St. John’s Lutheran Church |

  • Features/People

    Celebrating National Volunteer Week

    Michael Smith of Royersford celebrated National Volunteer Week last week with a hug from some of the employees he works with at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. Mike has 4,560 hours of volunteer service so far at PMMC doing deliveries, administrative tasks and other support work beyond his normal duties for the staff in the Respiratory Department. Mike also volunteers in the Java’s Brewin’ location in the main lobby and Spring-Ford Family Practice.


  • News

    Officials working to move forward with transportation improvements

    State Sen. Andy Dinniman and Phoenixville Mayor Michael Speck recently brought together PennDOT and local officials for a meeting on upcoming transportation improvement projects in Phoenixville.


  • Opinion

    Wolf’s homecare order a money grab, puts personal care choice at risk

    For the past 25 years, Don Lambrecht and David Smith have teamed up to allow Dave, a homebound quadriplegic, to lead a productive and fulfilling life — and they’ve formed a close friendship in the process. But earlier this year, a little-known

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