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Legal dispute pushes back future opening of Phoenixville school

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

Disease database wins Ursinus student entrepreneur contest

COLLEGEVILLE — Fifteen teams of Ursinus students took the stage at the Lenfest Theater in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center Sunday to vie for a $7,500 first prize and mentorship to develop their entrepreneurial idea. ...

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

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  • General news

    Painter: Bill would help seniors pay property taxes

    State Rep. Mark Painter, D-146th Dist., has introduced a bill that offers school tax relief for senior citizens by allowing investors to pay the property tax bill for them in exchange for a partial tax lien on their home.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Features/People

    Schuylkill Sojourn and Pedal/Paddle registration now open

    Whether you have a hankering to paddle your way down the Schuylkill River, or ride along its shores — or both — registration for two increasingly popular activities with the river as their backdrop are now ongoing.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Features/People

    Meet Phoenixville’s 2014 Dogwood Pageant contestants

    Phoenixville’s 2014 Dogwood Pageant will be held next Saturday, April 12 at 7 p.m. at Samuel K. Barkley Elementary School.

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  • Crime

    Phoenixville man charged after checks go missing

    PHOENIXVILLE — Police charged a man after a house mate and a neighbor reported checks were missing from her checkbook.

    By Caroline Sweeney casweeney@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Teen gets jail for DUI crash that claimed life of Limerick jogger

    NORRISTOWN — In a packed courtroom permeated by “tragedy and loss and sadness,” a judge ordered a Lower Pottsgrove teenager to state prison for killing a female jogger while driving under the influence of marijuana on a Limerick roadway.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Education

    Phoenixville School District AP scores remain high

    PHOENIXVILLE — Advanced Placement scores and participation continue to reflect positively on the Phoenixville Area School District, according to Superintendent Alan Fegley update of his “Being the Best” initiative at a March 20 school board meeting.

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

  • Music

    Third Dinner and a Show promotion to feature Jazz 5 Pack

    The Collegeville Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) is gearing up to host the latest “Dinner and a Show” event on Sunday, April 6. The CEDC has partnered with the Community Music School (CMS) in Trappe for the event, which will feature a live musical performance by Philadelphia area band the Jazz 5 Pack.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Grejdus takes archery to Pottstown

    By Barry Sankey bsankey@21st-century

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  • Music

    Steel City Coffee House presents ‘Night of Extraordinary Guitars’

    If you are a fan of acoustic guitar, consider hading to Phoenixville Saturday when Steel City Coffee House presents a “Night of Extraordinary Guitars.”

    By 21st Century Media Staff |

  • General news

    Fire destroys abandoned Phoenixville shed

    PHOENIXVILLE — An abandoned shed once used as a car dealership’s office space burned early Wednesday morning on the 700 block of Bridge Street.

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

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