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Ram band continues winning ways

By Christine Mawhinney Lark For 21st Century Media|

Congressman Gerlach does not seek re-election

After decades of service in state government, longtime Republican Congressman Jim Gerlach announced he will not seek election to a seventh term in the 6th District....

By 21st Century Media staff |

MOST RECENT STORIES

  • Sports

    Phantom girls win on Senior Day

    PHOENIXVILLE - Jada Boyce and Khadijah Ford-Bey helped celebrate their Senior Day with double figures as Phoenixville defeated Pottsgrove, 62-37, in the Phantoms’ final PAC-10 regular season girls basketball game of the season on Feb. 1.

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  • General news

    Valley Forge Park to host several Presidents Day Celebrations

    Just in time for Presidents Day, two Pennsylvania national parks, Valley Forge in King of Prussia and Hopewell Furnace in Elverson, will hold several celebrations in honor of George Washington’s 282nd birthday.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Snow snarls traffic, closes schools, cuts power to thousands

    It’s now fairly well-documented that those who live with endless snow — think Inuit, Laplanders — have many words for all the different types of snow, but perhaps what greater Pottstown area residents would like to know is if there is a word for the particular type of snow we’ve been getting this winter — “too...

    By Evan Brandt and Frank Otto 21st Century Media |

  • Food and drink

    The Veg Pledge: National Vegan Pledge Program is coming to Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE – Those interested in exploring an alternate vegan lifestyle will soon be given a chance to do so thanks to an upcoming Peace Advocacy Network (PAN) program.

    By Jake Austin jaustin@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Weather

    4-8 inches of snow impacts region

    The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the region through 5 p.m. Monday as up to 8 inches of snow could fall in some areas.

    By 21st Century Media staff |

  • General news

    Linfield Fire Company extinguishes car fire

    LIMERICK — A car fire on Longview Road drew out the Linfield Fire Company Sunday afternoon.

    By Frank Otto fotto@pottsmerc.com |

  • Education

    PVHS students participate in second MLK Day of Service

    COLLEGEVILLE – To honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., over 100 Perkiomen Valley High School students fanned out across the area and volunteered their time on Monday, Jan. 20, to support local farms, firehouses, the local library, the elderly and children in need.

    Courtesy of Perkiomen Valley School District |

  • Education

    Pa. Lt. Gov. Cawley recognizes 6 Perkiomen Valley schools

    GRATERFORD — Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley visited Perkiomen Valley High School Thursday to highlight test scores achieved by most of the district’s schools in the new School Performance Profile rating system.

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

  • General news

    Producers casting Phoenixville area youth for new Spurlock documentary

    Does your child march to the beat of his or her own drum? Is your pre-teen the creative type and have interests that are different than his or her peers? Perhaps your middle schooler is having trouble fitting in, in some way?

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • Opinion

    The American Forum: Low minimum wage is bad for women, families and business

    As a small business owner myself, I don’t see the logic in business people arguing against increasing the minimum wage.

    By Sherry Stewart Deutschmann Courtesy of the American Forum |