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THE TABLE: ST. LOUIS, Missouri – 1904 was a very busy year

By Bette Banjack|

Upper Merion board OKs liquor license, new stun guns police

UPPER MERION >> A “charismatic vibe draws you in and holds you close” is what Eddie V’s says of the atmosphere patrons can expect to encounter while enjoying themselves at one of its “elegant fine-dining” steak...

By Michael Makovetz For Digital First Media|


  • News

    Kids can get their photo in the newspaper, gift card for getting outdoors with their pets with FREE contest

    This past weekend was a welcome break from the cold with warm temperatures and sunny skies. These conditions are perfect for getting the kids outside to shake off the cobwebs of winter. It’s not only kids who get cabin fever, our four-legged pet friends could probably use from fresh air as well, so enter YOUR CHILD in the FREE Fit Kids Contest and his or her photo could be in the newspaper.

    By Diane Hoffman @diane5hoffman on Twitter|

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    Perkiomen Valley Middle School East to present ‘Seussical Jr.’

    Perkiomen Valley Middle School East students will take audience members on a fantastical journey to the Jungle of Nool and Whoville as they perform “Seussical Jr.” in the Spahr Auditorium Feb. 24-26.


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    spay & save: Jingles Jester wants a new home after a tough life on the streets of Philly

    Jingles Jester is a neutered, 3-year-old male domestic short-hair, mostly white w/ beautiful black and brown markings. What a loving boy! Jingles Jester is ready for a new home after being on the streets of North Philly for two years. He had an infected wound on his leg which was eventually cured but he will always have a limp. Jingles Jester gets around very well despite his limp. He is a good boy with other cats and seems to be okay with dogs. Won’t you make his 2017 great by...


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    Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Feb. 19

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  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Enjoy hippo-themed games, plenty of art; plus Mummers in Manayunk

    On view Wayne Art Center: “Expressions of Radnor 2017,” “Art Work by Frank Bernard” and “Elisabeth Braun: Deep Space” will be on display Feb. 21-March 18 in the Davenport Gallery. The opening of all three exhibitions will be celebrated 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 26. This event is free, and offers the public a chance to meet the artists and enjoy refreshments. The Wayne Art Center galleries are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4...

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    Unconventional guitarist James ‘Blood’ Ulmer appearing at MCCC

    The legacy of Ornette Coleman (and, some say, Jimi Hendrix) lives on in jazz-soul-funk electric guitarist and singer James “Blood” Ulmer.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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    Army Reservist surprises his kids at North Coventry Elementary

    Steven Randolph found just last week that he could come home after being away in eight different countries for the past 11 months with the Army Reserve 392nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion working on Operation Hair of the Dog. By 1:30 p.m., he was at North Coventry Elementary School to greet his unsuspecting children, Daniel, 9, Maya, 5, and Areyla, 5. His wife Jacqueline informed North Coventry Elementary School Principal Susan Lloyd of the news right away and they hatched out a plan to...

    Submitted Report by Owen J. Roberts School District|

  • Education

    Local fifth-grader wins chess championship

    Karthik Murugan, a fifth-grader from Pickering Valley Elementary School, Chester County took home the big prize in Ninth Annual 2017 Greater Mid-Atlantic Scholastic Chess Championships in Baltimore in early February.

    Staff Report|

  • Business

    Classic Malvern: Borough part of program the promotes area towns

    MALVERN >> Classic. That’s what the borough now is as it joins others in the area that are part of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission’s Classic Towns of Great Philadelphia program.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

  • Crime

    Jewelry thief rappels into King of Prussia Costco

    UPPER MERION >> Authorities are investigating a brazen jewel heist at a Costco in King of Prussia Feb. 6 in which the suspect reportedly rappelled from the ceiling of the big box retailer to the storeroom floor.

    By Oscar Gamble @OGamble_TH on Twitter|

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