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Phoenixville School Board sets $7M limit on high school projects

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

The Table: Atlantis Lost

In referring to Atlantis I don’t mean the Disney film or the resort in the Bahamas. The mythical island that sank into an ocean around 9,600 BC is the Atlantis in this article. For close to 2,400 years western philosophers are divided to if i...

By Bette Banjack|


  • News

    POT BOOM: 3,000 attend medical marijuana expo in Pennsylvania

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories on medical cannabis and how its legalization will impact Pennsylvanians.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    Conservancy close to saving land in Chadds Ford area

    CHADDS FORD >> While the battle over a proposed housing development at the Crebilly Farm property in Westtown proceeds, an area land conservation organization has announced that its plan to save another nearby piece of open space is nearing completion.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Blessing of the Bikes

    KENNETT >> It was a little touch-and-go this past week as members of the Honor Bound motorcycle club looked forward to the annual Blessing of the Bikes in the Power Place parking lot.

    By Chris Barber|

  • Entertainment

    Playcrafters presents Wendy Wasserstein’s ‘The Sisters Rosensweig’

    Coming to Playcrafters’ stage this April is a tender story steeped in Jewish culture and humor. The play centers around three Jewish (and very successful) sisters on the eve of a long awaited reunion—and a birthday. Can you hear the “oy’s” yet?

    By Mary Cantell|

  • Sports

    SAXTON: NASCAR keeps searching for right All-Star race formula

    As the engines fired, the lightbulbs buzzed – it was a first for the annual non-points extravaganza. Never before had an all-star race been run under the lights. Dubbed “One Hot Night,” the 1992 race signaled a new era, one that became tradition for the fan-favorite event.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Man arrested for road rage incident in West Whiteland

    WEST WHITELAND >> A suspect in a road-rage incident is under arrest with the help of the public, police said Wednesday.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter|

  • News

    Area representatives part of bi-partisan fight against climate change

    There are only four members of Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation who are members of the bi-partisan “Climate Solutions Caucus” and all four of them are from Southeast Pennsylvania.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Celebrate Earth Day by going green with food, fitness and cleaning

    The food we eat, the way we exercise and even the products we use to clean with can have an impact on the environment and our health.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter|

  • Business

    Sly Fox Brewing set to release seasonal SRT Ale to benefit the Schuylkill River Trail

    Pottstown >> Spring is here and summer is not far behind. A sure sign of the season is Sly Fox Brewing Co.’s seasonal release of its SRT Ale.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • News

    Medal of Honor Grove in Schuylkill Twp. to be conserved forever

    SCHUYLKILL TWP. >> Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, along with Schuylkill Township, Chester County and Natural Lands Trust, has announced the establishment of a conservation easement on the Medal of Honor Grove.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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