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Cops: Ex-East Whiteland man faces charges for sex with 12-year-olds

By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

Flower Power: Throngs flocking to Elverson for spectacular sunflower field display

ELVERSON >> People from across the region are flocking to a field off of Main Street to see and photograph the field of sunflowers growing next to the Please Wash Me Carwash. ...

By Pete Bannan @petebannan on Twitter|


  • Business

    Malvern area biopharma takes steps to grow company

    EAST WHITELAND >> A Malvern area biopharmaceutical company announced two moves this week designed to help the company grow.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    EAT & DRINK: New restaurant, brewhouse taking shape in Phoenixville area, and more regional eats

    Work is under way on two new Phoenixville restaurants: Morrell Park, “a casual counter-service café,” and Rebel Hill Brewing Company, a seven-barrel brewhouse.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT BEST BETS: Lionel Richie, Valley Queen, Hank Williams Jr., and more, bring in the music next week

    Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

    By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media|

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Aug. 13

    Event submissions: Send to a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject.


  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: ‘A Hole In the Wind’ is an engaging ride

    In the spring of 2011, David Goodrich dipped the front tire of his bicycle into the Atlantic Ocean at Lewes, Delaware. The next symbolic ocean dip would be in the Pacific, on the Oregon coast. In between oceans, Goodrich would pedal his bike, solo, across prairies and mountains, through driving rains and moisture-sucking heat, buck stiff headwinds, and make the most of the occasional tailwind.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Explore cuisine from Cancun in the Gulf of Mexico

    The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin surrounded by the North American continent. This includes Mexico, Cuba and the United States. The United States bordering it are Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Texas. The Gulf is broken in down to seven areas stretching from Key West Florida to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • News

    Sucker-punch suspect Barry Baker Jr. alleges attack at prison

    WEST CHESTER >> The man who authorities say assaulted a physically disabled man outside a borough convenience store, throwing what amounted to a “sucker punch” at him, is now claiming that he is the victim of an alleged assault by a corrections officer at the Chester County Prison. The District Attorney’s office said prison officials are investigating the claim.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Area student’s quest to reform sex education sees success, recognition

    KC Miller, a 17-year-old senior at Westtown School, is one of the recent recipients of the TD Bank Young Heroes Award from the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia. He was recently honored at a ceremony at the museum.

    Staff Report|

  • News

    Phoenixville to study speeding problem on Second Avenue

    PHOENIXVILLE >> After five years of watching speeders blast down Second Avenue, often blowing through a stop sign, Nicole and Dan McClure finally had enough when one of them crashed into their parked car.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Owen J. Roberts High School becomes IB World School

    SOUTH COVENTRY >> Following a rigorous two-year process, Owen J. Roberts High School has been authorized to offer an International Baccalaureate Career Program (IBCP). “The aim of International Baccalaureate programs is to develop internationally-minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world,” according to the International Baccalaureate learner profile.

    Digital First Media|

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