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Kimberton Fair returns with fun and a focus on agriculture

By Matthew D’Ippolito Editor@PhoenixvilleNews.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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    ‘Old Man’ Haus sweeps Selinsgrove racing

    WILLIAMS GROVE Brent Marks turned the tables on Greg Hodnett at Williams Grove Speedway on July 25. And instead of chasing him to the checkers in the 410 sprint feature, as he did a week earlier, he took the win ahead of the over points leader for his first Grove victory of the season.

    By Ken Johnson For 21st Century Media |

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    Spring City starts fast in West Lawn junior legion tourney

    Spring City 6, Wissahickon 2: Ethan Hellberg drove in three runs with two singles to spark Spring City to a victory over Wissahickson in the Junior Legion Eastern Regional tournament at Ted Palka Park in West Lawn on July 27.

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    25 take part in archery distance competition

    SCHUYLKILL - Twenty-five people of different ages competed in the 9th Annual Archery Distance Competition at the Phoenixville Area YMCA Saturday morning.

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    Budget shields taxpayers, but challenges remain

    A contentious budget season has officially ended after Governor Corbett signed a $29 billion appropriations bill into law. But is it fiscally responsible? And what’s holding up reforms on the major issues, like pension reform, facing taxpayers across the state?

    By Bob Dick Courtesy of the Commonwealth Foundation |

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    Breisblatt directs first grid camp in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE - The turnout of just 12 youngsters for the first annual Phuture Phantoms Football Camp was far smaller than new Phoenixville Area High School head football coach Evan Breisblatt would have liked.

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    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 |

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    Phoenixville schools may outsource some IT positions

    PHOENIXVILLE — The Phoenixville Area School District is considering outsourcing some of its IT help to a firm in Virginia.

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

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    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 |

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