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Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish prepares for sixth festival

By Christine Mawhinney Lark For 21st Century Media |

Perkiomen Valley School Board fills vacant seat

PERKIOMEN — The Perkiomen Valley School Board used the early part of its business meeting Monday night to select a new board member to replace the recently resigned Andrea Galambos. ...

By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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  • General news

    Zoning change approved for former Trappe school

    PERKIOMEN – The Perkiomen Valley School Board approved a “restrictive covenant” for its First Avenue Trappe building Monday night which allows a zoning change conducive to what the property’s buyer hopes to construct.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Phoenixville appoints planning commission member

    PHOENIXVILLE — After borough council deadlocked Tuesday on appointing a new planning commission member, Mayor Mike Speck reluctantly cast the deciding vote for Deb Johnson.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Music

    VIDEO: Irish Thunder performs at Valley Forge

    UPPER MERION — The thunder heard at Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge National Historical Park Wednesday night surprisingly meant beautiful weather and a song-filled evening.

    By Brendan Wills bwills@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Arts and entertainment

    Celebrate Can-It-Forward Day at the Phoenixville Farmers’ Market

    The Phoenixville Farmers’ Market will celebrate International Can-It-Forward Day with a free canning demonstration on Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m.

    By 21st Century Media Staff |

  • General news

    Pedestrian struck by car in Phoenixville, no major injuries

    PHOENIXVILLE – A pedestrian was struck as a result of a two-vehicle crash Tuesday evening in the borough.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Tree limb causes loss of power to 800 in Linfield area

    LIMERICK — Approximately 800 people, mainly in Limerick and East Coventry townships, had their power restored shortly after they lost it Tuesday, according to PECO representative Greg Smore.

    By Stephen Harris sharris@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Features/People

    PHOTOS: Montgomery County 4-H Fair

    The annual Montgomery County 4-H Fair was held Aug. 7-9 at the county 4-H Center in Creamery. The fair gives 4-H members the opportunity to show of this year’s projects to their family and the public. Projects included livestock and animal science. There was also a fabric sale by the Creamery Crafters 4-H Club.

    By 21st Century Media staff |

  • Crime

    Man uses SUV without permission in East Pikeland, lands in jail

    EAST PIKELAND — After potentially violating a restraining order, police arrested a man for DUI while driving a vehicle for which he did not have permission to be behind the wheel.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Business

    Mom and Pop restaurants shine during Collegeville Restaurant Week

    COLLEGEVILLE — The premier Collegeville Restaurant week, running through Aug. 17, brings the town’s vibrant culinary scene to life, while reminding folks that there is a world of flavor outside the cluster of big box eateries that have descended on the area in the last few years.

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Columns

    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Technology changing the antiques world

    Technology has helped many people get the information they need in short order. When it comes to learning the value of antiques and obtaining appraisals, more and more people are finding that expert advice by searching online. At my office, we have seen a significant increase in clients who are using our mobile app to send me a picture of an object that they want to bid on during an auction, buy at a yard sale or quickly get appraised so they can negotiate with an antiques dealer. Online...

    By Lori Verderame Guest Columnist |

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