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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 |


  • Columns

    Think About It: 34,555 Days of Life

    “The choices we make about the lives we live determine the kinds of legacies we leave.”

    By Dr. Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • Opinion

    Government union bosses waging war on truth about paycheck protection

    Should you be forced to subsidize government union politics? That’s the question asked by a reform gaining steam in Harrisburg called paycheck protection. But you wouldn’t know it by listening to government union bosses, who are deliberately misrepresenting paycheck protection legislation and engaging in personal attacks on its supporters in an effort to preserve their exclusive political privilege.

    By Bob Dick The Commonwealth Foundation |

  • General news

    Phoenixville Community Education Foundation to hold annual dinner and auction

    PHOENIXVILLE – The Phoenixville Community Education Foundation (PCEF) will host its annual dinner and auction on Friday, February 28th, from 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm at the Rivercrest Golf Club and Preserve. All in the community are encouraged to purchase tickets to this special gathering of teachers, administrators, parents and other supporters of education in the Phoenixville area, which is one of the largest and most popular events in the Phoenixville area each year.

    Courtesy of PCEF |

  • General news

    Historical painting hung in Phoenixville Borough Hall

    A historical painting depicting work in the Phoenixville Ironworks steel mill has officially been welcomed to its new home in Phoenixville Borough Hall.

    By 21st Century Media Staff |

  • Columns

    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Collecting glass canning jars

    The method for preserving food using glass jars was sparked by a contest sponsored by the French military led by Napoleon Bonaparte.

    By Lori Verderame Guest Columnist |

  • General news

    Perkiomen man accused of vehicular homicide also charged with having illegal rifle

    NORRISTOWN — When a Perkiomen man accused of vehicular homicide learned detectives found a rifle he allegedly illegally possessed, he told his girlfriend, “it’s the guillotine for me,” according to court papers.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. |

  • General news

    Vote to eliminate parking irks Phoenixville merchants

    PHOENIXVILLE — In a split vote at Tuesday’s night’s meeting. borough council stuck with a streetscaping plan for Main Street that has proven unpopular with Phoenixville business owners.

    By Frank Otto |

  • Features/People

    Phoenixville community comes together to help residents through winter weather

    In the aftermath of last week’s storm, Phoenixville residents didn’t have to look far for help.

    By Matthew D’Ippolito |

  • General news

    Phoenixville community braces for snowstorm

    Only a week after snow and ice wreaked havoc on the region, downing trees and cutting power to hundreds of thousands, Phoenixville and surrounding communities are preparing for round two.

    By Matthew D’Ippolito |

  • General news

    Spring-Ford board remains deadlocked on new member; judge to decide

    LIMERICK — The decision for appointing a new Spring-Ford Area School Board member will go to the county courts after another vote on the two finalist candidates for the vacant Region II seat tied again Monday night.

    By Frank Otto |