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Phoenixville closer to hiring collection agency for delinquent fees

PHOENIXVILLE — A month after Borough Manager Jean Krack introduced his intention to bring in an outside collection agency to cut down on nearly $1 million in delinquent water, sewer and trash fees owed to the borough, council approved a request...

By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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  • General news

    Phoenixville council working on more parking issues

    PHOENIXVILLE — Borough council acted Tuesday night on parking issues created by the recent limiting of parking on several streets in a section of the borough.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Ex-Royersford man’s letter helps convict him of child sex abuse (video)

    NORRISTOWN — A former Royersford man’s own words — a letter he addressed to a little girl he was accused of molesting — spelled conviction at his child sex abuse trial.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Students test their skills in safe driving competition (VIDEO)

    PHOENIXVILLE — The parking lot at the Technical College High School - Pickering Campus was turned into an obstacle course Wednesday morning as students from around the region tested their safe driving skills.

    By Caroline Sweeney casweeney@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Replacement pumper truck cost $100,000 less than Phoenixville council expected

    PHOENIXVILLE — The Phoenixville Fire Department bought a replacement pumper truck for much less than the borough council budgeted.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Phoenixville, Coatesville play first All-Star Challenge

    PHOENIXVILLE - Three age group youth boys basketball games were played during the first annual All-Star Challenge between Phoenixville (Phoenixville Marian Youth Club) and Coatesville on April 8 at the Phoenixville Middle School gymnasium.

    Barry Sankey
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  • Columns

    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Flowers in Renaissance and Baroque Art

    Did you ever think that working in your garden could enhance your art collection? Recognizing flower forms may help you to cash in on fine art.

    By Lori Verderame Guest Columnist |

  • Opinion

    Letting corporations skate on taxes undermines life on Main Street

    Courtesy of the American Forum The Great Recession “officially” ended almost five years ago, but looking at many communities across the country, you wouldn’t believe it. Ten million people are still searching for work, and more than 15 million families have lost their homes to foreclosure. Classrooms are more crowded, roads need repair, and states and cities struggle to meet growing needs as Congress imposes an austerity agenda. Unless you run a wealthy corporation, you are likely...

    By Katherine McFate and George Goehl |

  • General news

    Lancaster man charged after thefts in Limerick

    LIMERICK — A Lancaster man was charged with multiple felonies after police connected him with items stolen from several cars between March 24-31.

    By Caroline Sweeney casweeney@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    VFCC seeks fulltime head women’s soccer coach

    The job entails coaching, budgeting, spiritual leadership and recruiting. The position will be combined with an administrative role.

    The Valley Forge Christian College (VFCC) in Charlestown is seeking a fulltime head women’s soccer coach, according to athletic director Jon Mack. |

  • Columns

    Think About It: The Death of Common Sense

    “It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

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