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Ichter to resign from Phoenixville Borough Council

By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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

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  • Entertainment

    Get your groove on at Philadelphia Folk Festival

    The time has come to override your scheduling conflicts and get in the leisurely Philadelphia Folk Festival mind-set.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Food

    FOOD: Well-traveled sandwiches for backpacks, beach bags and baskets; local chefs share recipes

    Imagine hiking a sun-dappled trail through the woods. Around a bend, you spot a sparkling lake and stop to enjoy the view. You reach in your backpack and pull out … a protein bar? Make that a hearty sandwich instead.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Santana at the Borgata in AC, 5 things to know

    Carlos Santana has never been at a loss for interesting musical things to do.

    By Gary Graff, @GraffonMusic on Twitter|

  • Visual arts

    Pennsylvania impressionist George Sotter gets a retrospective at James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown

    “George Sotter is one of the most revered artists from the New Hope art colony,” James A. Michener Art Museum director and CEO Lisa Tremper Hanover said in a press release.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT PREVIEW: Guitar virtuoso Arlen Roth returns to Kennett Flash

    Guitarist Arlen Roth is perhaps not a household name. But ask any professional guitarist and they’ll tell you – Roth is the real deal.

    By Fern Brodkin For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Pottstown regional trail plan has price tag of $9M to $13M

    POTTSTOWN >> The collective cost of a years-long plan to expand the network of trails around the region and to connect them with the Schuylkill River Trail was revealed during a final public hearing on the study to be between $9 million and $13 million.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    The nation awaits the Great American Solar Eclipse

    WEST CHESTER >> The odds are good that on Aug. 21 most Americans are going to duck out of their workplaces and look up at the sky. That’s the date the moon will pass in front of the sun and create a total eclipse, which is being called “The Great American Eclipse.”

    By Chris Barber|

  • News

    Bail set for driver accused in double-fatal crash in West Pottsgrove

    NORRISTOWN >> One of two men awaiting trial for allegedly causing a double-fatal crash while racing on Route 422 in West Pottsgrove has won his bid for bail, with certain restrictions, but has been unable to post it and remains in jail.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Business

    Blue Bell’s Custom Pest Solutions preserves historical artifacts from moth damage

    WHITPAIN >> Thanks to the intervention of a local pest control company, the historical artifacts at a Philadelphia institution are once again safe from the ravages of a certain nocturnal insect.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • News

    Costello fields broad range of questions during town hall in Pottstown

    POTTSTOWN >> From immigration to innovation, from Obamacare to Medicare, from President Trump’s budget to the president himself, U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello R-6th Dist., fielded and answered questions and opinions for two hours Monday during a town hall at Pottstown High School.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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