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Phoenixville school district files for ‘immediate’ possession of Meadow Brook

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

Limerick Fire Company’s kids camp successful

LIMERICK — After walking away from a controlled fire he just put out with a fire extinguisher, Brody, looking at his hands through wire-rimmed glasses, explained how he did it. ...

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

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  • General news

    Phoenixville Junior Tennis tops Kennett

    PHOENIXVILLE - Phoenixville Recreation dropped a narrow 5-4 decision to host Downingtown in the Southern Chester County Junior Tennis League on July 21.

    Barry Sankey
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  • General news

    Lower Frederick Fire Co. slates Steak Night fundraiser

    Area residents will be able to sink their teeth into a juicy T-bone steak and help a local fire company buy a new fire truck, all at the same time next Saturday.

    By Gil Cohen For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Stipend increases approved for head custodians in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE — Four head custodians in the Phoenixville Area School District received an increase to the stipends they receive for the number of hours they work each pay period.

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

  • General news

    Beth Chaim Reform Congregation welcomes new rabbi

    Rabbi Michelle Denker Pearlman became the new rabbi of Beth Chaim Reform Congregation in Malvern July 1. She takes over from Rabbi Aileen Hollander, who has served as the congregation’s rabbi since 2002. Rabbi Aileen will continue to serve the congregation as the director of religious education.

    Courtesy of Beth Chaim Reform Congregation |

  • General news

    Kiddie Academy of Royersford receives national awards from parent company

    Caroline Klein, franchise owner of Kiddie Academy of Royersford, recently received awards from the parent company, Kiddie Academy, during their annual national conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Courtesy of Kiddie Academy of Royersford |

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    Tim Buckwalter wins special feature at Grandview

    LINCOLN SPEEDWAY (Outlaws) Daryn Pittman led all 35 laps, but it ws Brian Montieth who was the show on July 17 at the Lincoln Speedway. Pittman started on the pole and bested Outlaw (King” Steve Kinser into turn one as the field trailed with Montieth way back in 15th spot. Lap after lap Montieth picked off the Outlaws before passing Joey Saldana for second on lap 23 and then set his sites on Pittman. On lap 26, Montieth got under Pittman to take a brief lead. However,...

    By Ken Johnson For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    CCLS is ‘flipping out’ over new digital magazine distribution, Flipster

    The Chester County Library System (CCLS) welcomes Flipster to the list of electronic services it provides to patrons. Flipster is a digital magazine distribution service where customers can access magazine from a variety of publishers through a web browser using their Chester County library card number. Users can also download a free app from iTunes to view or download the magazine to a mobile device (an android app will be available in the fall). The CCLS is starting off with 23 titles,...

    Courtesy of CCLS |

  • Columns

    Think About It: The Meaning of Tears

    “Tears have always been easier to shed than to explain.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • Letters

    Searching for a long-lost friend from Denmark

    To the editor: I am writing to you from Denmark on behalf of my 82-year-old mother, Kirsten Laigaard.

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  • Columns

    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Yard sale dos and don’ts

    Have you ever spent a Saturday morning going to yard sales? Here are some tips for making the most of your yard sale shopping spree.

    By Lori Verderame Guest Columnist |

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