In Other News

Taste of Phoenixville sells out for biggest year yet

By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

Early-morning crash in Upper Providence leaves one dead

UPPER PROVIDENCE >> A one-vehicle crash on South Lewis Road early Thursday morning left one person dead after the vehicle struck a tree, police said. ...

By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |


  • Prep Sports

    Norristown school board to vote on switch to PAC10

    NORRISTOWN >> In an effort to keep the public abreast of the Norristown Area School District’s potential move to the Pioneer Athletic Conference (PAC) from the Suburban One League (SOL), representatives from the PAC attended Tuesday night’s work session for a question and answer with the school board.

    By Brendan Wills @BWillsTH on Twitter |

  • Weather

    Afternoon storm on Wednesday looks to make a messy commute

    WEST CHESTER >> For those of you who don’t know – or don’t care – Alberta is a western province of Canada. And a “clipper” is a quick moving winter storm. Put the two together and you have a messy Wednesday commute around here.

    By Andy Hachadorian @DLNEditor on Twitter |

  • News

    UPDATED: Molly Maguire’s closes Lansdale location

    LANSDALE >> Six months after its owners filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Molly Maguire’s Irish Pub and Restaurant has closed its Lansdale location.

    By Digital First Staff |

  • Columns

    Think About It: Where I’m From, Part II

    “Life can be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • Entertainment

    Family-friendly musical duo Two of a Kind to celebrate 25 years at Colonial

    Two of a Kind, the award-winning husband-wife duo, presents concerts for families and children of all ages, including songs, puppets, movement and stories — all with an emphasis on interaction and participation.

    Courtesy of Two of a Kind |

  • News

    Work resumes on Arcola Road Bridge in Lower Providence

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> Work on the Arcola Road Bridge will resume this week after a brief delay from finding lead-based paint on the bottom of the bridge in December.

    By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |

  • News

    Big Event contest winner announced

    POTTSTOWN >> This year’s Big Event contest sponsored by The Mercury and the Phoenix Reporter & Item has made this year’s winner very happy. Phyllis Luft of Bechtelsville, a long-time subscriber of The Mercury, won a gift card valued at $500.

    By Digital First Staff |

  • Food

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Chinese New Year 2015, Year of the Goat

    The Chinese will be celebrating their New Year in a few weeks — on Feb. 19, to be exact.

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

  • Education

    UVF’s first full semester as university begins

    The University of Valley Forge began its spring semester on Jan. 11 by welcoming new and returning students to the snow dusted campus.

    Courtesy of the University of Valley Forge |

  • Education

    Holy Cross Regional Catholic School holds annual science fair

    The gymnasium of Holy Cross Regional Catholic School was filled with row upon row of innovative science on Jan. 8.

    Courtesy of Holy Cross Regional Catholic School |

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