In Other News

Renaissance Academy in Phoenixville honors an old tradition in a new school

By Adam Farence @afarence on Twitter |

Phoenixville fire engine goes pink to support cancer awareness

PHOENIXVILLE >> Earlier this month, Phoenixville Fire Department found a unique way to show its enormous support of the fight against cancer. ...

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |


  • News

    Bill Cosby ordered to trial in Montgomery County for alleged sexual assault

    NORRISTOWN >> Actor Bill Cosby showed no emotion as testimony revealed the sometimes sordid details regarding a woman’s allegations that the entertainment icon sexually assaulted her after giving her blue pills and wine more than a decade ago.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Attorneys react to Bill Cosby preliminary hearing decision

    NORRISTOWN >> As the charges against Bill Cosby move forward to trial, one of the women who has accused him of sexual assault will get her day in court.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Business

    Phoenixville resident opens Edward Jones financial office in King of Prussia

    UPPER MERION >> At some point during his Wall Street career, Salvatore Alfano decided to ditch the daily grind of “merger Mondays” and “fallen angels” for the gratifying world of social work.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

  • News

    Eight Phoenixville first responders honored for service

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Eight first responders in Phoenixville are being honored this week for their efforts in helping to save the life of a resident having a heart attack.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville assistant superintendent signs 3 year, $155,000 contract

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The Phoenixville Area School District announced its new assistant superintendent during last Thursday’s school board meeting. LeRoy Whitehead, a principal in the West Chester Area School District, has been tapped for the position. Whitehead signed a three-year $155,000 contract effective July 1, 2016.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Opinion

    Letter to the Editor: Legislation needed to keep fighting human trafficking

    Legislation needed to keep fighting human trafficking


  • News

    Photos: Montgomery County Community College 2016 commencement

    WHITPAIN >> Montgomery County Community College held its 49th commencement Thursday at the main campus in Blue Bell.

    Digital First Media Staff |

  • News

    Phoenixville Dogwood Parade delights crowd

    Phoenixville >> Hundreds came out to enjoy the Dogwood Parade on Saturday, marking the end of the weeklong Dogwood Festival. The popular annual event celebrated its 63rd year as community members lined the streets to enjoy dozens of local groups that participated in the parade.

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Ignition locks law lauded by families of DUI victims in Pennsylvania

    HARRISBURG >> Advocates are pleased that a “strong” bill will be sent to Gov. Tom Wolf for his signature to extend Pennsylvania’s ignition locks to drivers convicted of their first DUI.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Fitness has no age when it comes to staying healthy as you get older

    Age is nothing but a number when it comes to fitness and health. There are plenty of ways for people to stay active as they get older.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

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