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A savory slice to make foodies flock

Bette Banjack ABC to XYZ In Foods |

I have a few questions after attending the Phoenixville Borough Council committee meetings on Tuesday, July 28. First, I have to ask, whose idea was it to do away with regular committee meetings? This new format is terrible. It is uninviting for publ...



  • Lifestyle

    Updated Schuylkill River Trail maps available

    The Schuylkill River Heritage Area will hand out newly updated Schuylkill River Trail maps at no cost from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday.


  • News

    Royersford Fire Company gets OK to build new firehouse

    ROYERSFORD >> Despite residents’ concern over potential loss of parking spots, the Royersford Fire Department is a step closer toward building a new firehouse.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Kayak fundraiser for Schuylkill Canal at Lock 60 features history and fun

    MONT CLARE >> The community’s invited to travel along the Schuylkill River for a good cause and possibly get front row seats of a man paddling while wearing a dress.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • News

    Montgomery County unveils $1.8M trail connection to Philadelphia

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> Beneath a shady canopy of trees lining the Schuylkill River Canal, the Montgomery County commissioners gathered with state officials Tuesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the Schuylkill Canal Towpath.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    LIVE: Gov. Wolf speaks in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Gov. Tom Wolf continues the “Schools That Teach” tour to discuss his 2015-16 budget priorities at Phoeniville Area Middle School.

    Digital First Media |

  • Business

    Molly Maguire’s of Phoenixville donates to Good Samaritan Shelter

    Phoenixville >> Molly Maguire’s Irish Restaurant and Pub Wednesday donated $6,300 to the Good Samaritan Shelter.


  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Scooter (dog) Scooter is a very sweet boy who was found wandering the streets of Norristown. He is a pit bull/boxer mix, about 20 months old and is neutered. With his sweet demeanor we know he had to be someone’s family pet and this big boys thinks he is a lap dog. He knows how to sit and give paw. Scooter needs some leash training but would make a great walking companion. He weighs 62 pounds and could gain a few but otherwise is in great shape. He is currently in a foster home...


  • Lifestyle

    There are plenty of fish, and shrimp, in the sea

    The SEAS and waters of the world are major contributors to our food supply. Seventy-one percent of the earth is covered with water, while 96.5 percent of the water is ocean. So we are looking at a vast abundance of products. The items most harvested are fish and seafood for our daily consumption. The items from the sea are called salt water and fresh water fish from fresh water lakes and streams.

    Bette Banjack ABC To XYZ In Foods |

  • Opinion

    Think About It: Road rage on a bicycle

    “Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair of the human race.” — H. G. Wells

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

  • Ceramics

    Ceramics passion brings clean water to developing nations

    A Glenmoore potter has found a way to combine his love of ceramics with his passion to help people in third-world countries.

    By Monica Thompson Fragale For Digital First Media |

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