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MOVIE REVIEW: Bloated ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ sticks with what works

By Mark Meszoros @MarkMeszoros on Twitter|

A new graphic novel book discussion group to take off at Chester County Library

Comics Unbound, a new graphic novel book discussion group, kicks off at Chester County Library & District Center at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 16. The new discussion group will meet on the third Monday of the month. ...

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  • Lifestyle

    AT THE TABLE WITH: Paul Gurcules

    Paul Gurcules was born and grew up in the outskirts of Phoenixville in nearby Cromby — an area north-northwest of town. He has left the area and has returned several times. His most recent return — and seemingly permanent one — was around 1999.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Family Game Night at Penn Museum, Scarecrow season begins at Peddler’s Village and lots of community fests, gatherings and more

    Taste of Egypt St. Mary and St. Kyrillos Coptic Orthodox Church: The 10th annual Egyptian Festival is held 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 16-17 on the grounds of the church and community center, 2500 Unionville Pike, Hatfield. There will be Egyptian food, a pharaonic jewelry and souvenir shop, and games for all ages. For more information, visit

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    Police: Student brought unloaded shotgun onto Phoenixville High School property

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Police have arrested an 18-year-old student after he allegedly brought an unloaded shotgun on school property.

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  • Entertainment

    MUSIC: Randy Newman, the ‘You’ve Got a Friend in Me’ composer, to play at the Keswick in Glenside

    Randy Newman is back. Not that he ever left. But when he’s not working on film compositions he tends to wait a long time between albums. Too long for his fans. “Dark Matter” released earlier this year is his latest studio release following 2008’s “Harps and Angels.”

    By Chris Cameron For Digital First Media|

  • Visual arts

    ART: Works by 15 artists in new exhibit at Ursinus looks at architecture as art form

    “Real Estate: Dwelling in Contemporary Art” points out that architecture is actually an artform through March 18 at Ursinus College.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: The sweet smell of fall

    One of my favorite things to do during the week is to put on my knapsack and walk into Kimberton to check my mail at the post office and shop for groceries at a local store. It’s a nice break from my desk and is reasonably good exercise — three miles round trip and some up-and-down to the landscape.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Entertainment

    TV: Devon woman appearing on ‘Jeopardy’

    An awards program manager from Devon will be competing on the enduring ABC-TV quiz show “Jeopardy.”

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: This hearty salad hints of autumn

    This is one of those “salads” that tastes and satisfies as a hearty side dish. Wonderful flavor, filling without feeling guilty and perfectly suited for all times of year. Just a hint of protein is all this recipe needs to accomplish all this and more.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • News

    UPDATE: Police charge 14-year-old in racial threats targeting West Chester East High School students

    WEST CHESTER >> A 14-year-old student at West Chester East High School has been charged in connection with a series of racially tinged threats against fellow students posted on social media.

    By Bill Rettew|

  • Entertainment

    Blues Traveler front man, John Popper, plays the Sellersville Theater

    It has been 30 years since Princeton, New Jersey’s Blues Traveler surfaced as one of rock and roll’s premier jam bands. Merging blues, psychedelic, folk and southern rock, they attained significant commercial success with their Top 40 classic hits “Run-Around” and “Hook,” off the Grammy Award-winning album “Four,” as well as giving birth to the infamous “H.O.R.D.E. touring music festival.

    By Rob Nagy For Digital First Media|

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