In Other News

Limerick nuke plant now closer to re-licensing

By Evan Brandt |

Cops: Thief steals soda, cheese from Phoenixville home

PHOENIXVILLE — Borough police are investigating a reported theft on the north side of town in which the suspect’s haul was six cans of Pepsi and a block of cheese. ...

By Frank Otto |


  • General news

    Montco Quarter Midget Racing results

    MCQMRC Phoenixville Wednesday, Aug. 27


  • General news

    Manmiller wins fifth this year at Grandview

    From Grandview Speedway BECHTELSVILLE — For the fifth time this season, Doug Manmiller was able to wheel to victory in the 30-lap Bernheisel Rac|

  • Opinion

    Clean water is good for business and Pennsylvania’s economy

    It doesn’t matter what industry you’re talking about, businesses rely on clean water to produce safe, high-quality products.

    By William Barton and Jamie Gauthier Courtesy of the American Forum |

  • Opinion

    Without Fed’s flexibilitly, Commonwealth should walk away from Healthy PA

    The Commonwealth Foundation commends Gov. Corbett for refusing to take the politically expedient route of putting more people into Medicaid without first reforming it. Simply giving more people “coverage” is not the same as giving them “care.”

    Courtesy of the Commonwealth Foundation |

  • Letters

    An open letter to Rep. Milne: Expedite Rapps Dam Road bridge repair

    Dear Mr. Milne, In light of your recent touting of the transportation bill and what it has done for our region, I would like to call your attention to an urgent local matter that has impacted much of your constituency but has not gotten much attention from Harrisburg.


  • Columns

    Think About It: The Responsibility of Knowledge

    “Most of us can read the writing on the wall; we just assume it’s addressed to someone else.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: An apple a day keeps the doctor away

    Editor’s note: Bette Banjack, a longtime food columnist for The Phoenix, has decided to return. Readers may remember her column “Neighborhood Kitchens,” which ran from 2003 to 2006, or her weekly local television program, “Downtown Kitchen.” This is the first edition of her new weekly column, “ABC to XYZ in Foods,” through which she will explore foods one letter at a time.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Valley Forge Christian College welcomes students back to campus

    On Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, Valley Forge Christian College (VFCC) welcomed new students for the 2014 academic year.

    Courtesy of Valley Forge Christian College |

  • General news

    Limerick nuke plant now closer to re-licensing

    LIMERICK — Two major decisions by the federal government last week have moved the nuclear power plant here closer to extending its operating license for another 20 years.

    By Evan Brandt |

  • General news

    Roll-over crash in Limerick sends 2 to hospital

    LIMERICK — Two people had to be pulled from a Toyota Sienna that struck a tree and rolled onto its side in a Monday afternoon crash.

    By Frank Otto |

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