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Annual Taste of Phoenixville event serves up support for Good Samaritan Shelter

PHOENIXVILLE >> Members of the community enjoyed an evening of delicious food, drink and live music Thursday night at the 15th annual Taste of Phoenixville fundraiser dinner. ...

By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media|

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    Lane closures scheduled on Route 422 next week

    Intermittent lane closures are scheduled to begin next week on Route 422.

    Digital First Media|

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    Emergency responders face added perils on turnpike

    When 38-year-old David Good, volunteer firefighter with the Lionville Fire Co., responded to an accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on March 9, 1998, he expected that after the emergency, he would be returning to the fire station.

    By Gil Cohen Special to the Daily Local News|

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    WCU alumnus to volunteer with Peace Corps in Madagascar

    WEST CHESTER >> A recent West Chester University graduate has volunteered to spend more than two and a half years volunteering for the Peace Corps in Madagascar.

    By Adam Farence afarence@21st-centurymedia.com @afarence on Twitter|

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    Police ask public for help to identify theft suspects

    TREDYFFRIN >> Police have asked for the public’s help to identify two suspects believed to be involved in a theft that occurred on Dec. 26 at the Paoli Radio Shack store.

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    A look back at history: The PA Dutch ‘Grossa Schrank’ that brought one million dollars

    Part 1 In studying early American folk art, there is no shortage of folk art documents and designs that express pioneer immigrants’ gratitude for reaching America at a time when many individuals still feared the world was flat, or worse, that dragons still lurked in the troubled ocean currents to tend their lives. Crossing the vast Atlantic Ocean at the mercy of a Sea captain’s nautical skill, thousands of Europeans expressed their faith in God, and thereby...

    By Richard L.T. Orth|

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    President’s Inauguration Firsts, Traditions, and More: Part 1

    In America, the day of our presidential oath-taking is called “Inauguration Day,” when a president is sworn into office, making an oath or affirmation, required by the U.S. Constitution.

    By Carole Christman Koch|

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    St. Teresa of Calcutta’s 3rd-graders seek unity pledge from all 50 states

    LIMERICK >> As President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take the oath of office Friday, it’s not hard to find discussions about how divided the nation is. PBS is even airing a two-part Frontline series named “Divided America” as the Trump era begins.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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    Spring-Ford tax collectors balk at proposed pay cuts

    ROYERSFORD >> Tax collectors in Royersford and Spring City were up in arms Tuesday night over a proposed resolution they said dramatically cuts their pay. While on paper it looks like they’re getting a raise, in reality they say there are fewer bills to collect than in years past, meaning their pay will be cut. Plus they’d be getting a smaller base salary to run their operation.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    Blues Brothers tribute set to play The ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem

    Wrap your brain around this — a tribute band to a tribute band.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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    Ursinus students curate first art exhibit

    COLLEGEVILLE >> On an otherwise desolate campus at Ursinus College, days before students were scheduled to arrive to start the new semester, there was a flurry of activity in the upstairs section of the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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