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Firebird Fest returns to Phoenixville for its 11th burn

By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

Residents oppose Phoenixville council’s vote to kill rec board

PHOENIXVILLE >> Although the majority of council voted to move to the next step of eliminating the borough’s recreation board, one councilwoman and many residents remain staunchly opposed to the move. ...

By Frank Otto fotto@21st-centurymedia.com @fottojourno on Twitter |

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  • Letters

    Vote to dissolve Rec Board silences community voices

    This past October, Phoenixville Borough Council voted 7-1 to repeal a borough ordinance that established the formation of the Recreation Board; none of the members voting in favor of the motion had ever attended a Recreation Board meeting or knew what the board does. This vote begins the process of dissolution of the Recreation Board.

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  • Features/People

    Ursinus professor named Pa. Professor of the Year

    COLLEGEVILLE >> Richard L. Wallace, an Ursinus College Environmental Studies professor whose blend of academic and applied learning teaches students to be lifelong problem solvers, has been named the Pennsylvania Professor of the Year.

    Courtesy of Ursinus College |

  • General news

    Firebird Fest returns to Phoenixville for its 11th burn

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Excitement is building as Phoenixville prepares to host its 11th annual Firebird Festival on Saturday, Dec. 6. A crowd of thousands is expected to attend this year’s event, which will be held in Friendship Field on Phoenixville’s north side.

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Celebrating Jewish Values & Dedication

    Chanukah is just a few weeks off. This is the time that the Jewish community celebrates the Victory of Values and Dedication.

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

  • General news

    Prosecutors to seek life imprisonment against convicted Skippack teen killer Tristan Stahley

    NORRISTOWN >> Citing “the threat to the safety of the public” by a Skippack teenager convicted of fatally stabbing his girlfriend, prosecutors will seek to keep the teenager behind bars for the rest of his life.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Boxing

    Berman scores first-round KO in pro boxing debut

    KING OF PRUSSIA >> Opening-night jitters were definitely apparent for Collegeville boxer Sammy Berman Saturday night at the Valley Forge Casino Resort.

    Barry Sankey
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  • General news

    Get Well Gabby Foundation to hold Breakfast with Santa

    Previously named Old Fashioned Christmas, now Breakfast with Santa, A Very Gabby Christmas will be held on Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Conference Center at Valley Forge.

    Courtesy of the Get Well Gabby Foundation |

  • General news

    Horse Power for Life’s Jingle Fest returns, moves into Expo Center

    OAKS >> The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center will host an exciting free event this year on Dec. 6. The Jingle Fest Dog-Friendly Holiday Craft Bazaar and Family Festival, hosted by Horse Power for Life, has something for everyone, and is raising money for an important cause.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For Digital First Media |

  • General news

    Residents oppose Phoenixville council’s vote to kill rec board

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Although the majority of council voted to move to the next step of eliminating the borough’s recreation board, one councilwoman and many residents remain staunchly opposed to the move.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-centurymedia.com @fottojourno on Twitter |

  • General news

    Housing Authority recognized for inovative design at Fairview Village

    On Oct. 17, the Housing Authority of Chester County (HACC) was honored to receive the prestigious Excellence in Housing award presented by the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO).

    Courtesy of HACC |

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