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Ellis resigns from Phoenixville School Board, replacement sought

By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

HEALTHY LIVING: Keep off the pounds for good

The holidays are over, and as the fog of eggnog, gingerbread and candy canes lifts, many people find themselves confronting the harsh reality of the bathroom scale. ...

By Karen D’Souza Bay Area News Group|


  • Entertainment

    MUSIC: Flobots at Coda in Philly, 3 things to know

    Its latest album is called “Noenemies,” and Denver’s Flobots has certainly won plenty of friends over the course of four albums during the past 11 years.

    By Gary Graff, @GraffonMusic on Twitter|

  • News

    Phoenixville schools ponder impact of too much homework

    PHOENIXVILLE >> While it might not be hard to find middle and high school students complaining they have too much homework, in Phoenixville some of their parents are saying the same thing.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Phoenixville looking at later start times for middle, high schools

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Try not to be mad at that teenager in your life who stays in bed too long every morning. It’s not their fault — it’s biology.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Bill Cosby’s lawyers spotted at Montgomery County Courthouse; have ‘no comment’

    NORRISTOWN >> The sex assault retrial for entertainer Bill Cosby won’t begin until April but his new lawyers were at the Montgomery County Courthouse on Friday, apparently getting familiar with the courtroom where the legal drama will play out.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    MUSEUMS: Invaluable glimpse of the Revolution in special exhibition at Museum of the American Revolution in Philly

    Just when you think the last word of the final draft has been written and said about a period in history ...

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    Watch Live: Funeral Mass for fire Lt. Matt LeTourneau

    The Mass of Christian Burial for fire Lt. Matt LeTourneau will be held Friday morning at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter & Paul in downtown Philadelphia.


  • Lifestyle

    AT THE TABLE WITH: Jose De Los Santos

    In 2001, at the age of 13, Jose came to the United States from the Dominican Republic. He joined his family living in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was the middle child of three children in his immediate family. There is a younger brother and an older sister. But a large extended family are in the area. As a kid, he and his siblings were grateful for whatever had available to them — imply games and play, not high-tech items found today.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT HIGHLIGHTS: Albert Lee, Vance Gilbert and Say Anything, among next week’s best bets

    Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

    By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    EAT & DRINK: New eats, new beers and some ‘Forbidden Flavors’

    Congratulations to The Farm at Doe Run in Coatesville, which won “Best in Show” for the fourth year in a row at the Pennsylvania Farm Show’s recent cheese competition. Individual category winners included Yellow Springs Farm in Chester Springs, Birchrun Hills Farm, also in Chester Springs, and Valley Milkhouse in Oley.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT PREVIEW: Rufus Wainwright to perform with Philly POPS at the Kimmel Center

    The Philly POPS Presents Rufus Wainwright will take place at the Kimmel Center on January 19th. The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus (PGMC) will join Wainwright and the POPS on Wainwright’s popular version of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.”

    By Fern Brodkin For Digital First Media|

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