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Medal of Honor Grove in Schuylkill Twp. to be conserved

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

Saturday, April 22, packed with lots of spring activities

You have no excuse to be bored this Saturday. ...

By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|


  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: What’s on your plate? Grilled cheese and gravy

    Ah ... yeah! Lightly breaded cheese that has been grilled until the outside is crisp and the inside is melting. Serve with Southern Tomato Gravy and this is a dish that is screaming decadence. Tomato Gravy is also, and classically, served on top of biscuits in the South, so try it either way.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • News

    Funding for county housing gets financial boost

    WEST CHESTER >> State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that three Chester County organizations were awarded $900,000 in state funding to improve and expand affordable housing options for those in need.

    Staff Report|

  • News

    Ostrich escapes pen after barn fire in Charlestown

    CHARLESTOWN >> You never know what you might see driving the roads of Chester County. Friday afternoon, motorists and residents in the Malvern area were startled to see an ostrich running through their neighborhood. The tall bird got out of it’s pen following a fire which destroyed the 1819-era barn at Canter Hill Farms.

    By Pete Bannan @petebannan on Twitter|

  • News

    ‘Scotty’ trial won’t move, for now, judge says

    WEST CHESTER >> The judge overseeing the upcoming trial of Gary Lee Fellenbaum III for the murder of 3-year-old Scott “Scotty” McMillan ruled Monday that the trial would not be moved from Chester County, nor would jurors from outside the county be called in to hear the because of pre-trial publicity — at least for now.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Business

    Refueling outage begins at Limerick Generating Station’s Unit 2

    Limerick >> It happens every spring — a planned refueling and maintenance outage at one of the two units at Exelon’s Limerick Nuclear Generating Station.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • News

    Phoenixville council OKs new mural, group needs $130,000 for costs

    PHOENIXVILLE >> It’s been a long road to return a symbol of the borough’s rise from the ashes back where it belongs. Last summer, more than 3,000 people supported an effort to bring back a 40-foot-by-80-foot mural depicting the history of the former steel town to the corner of Bridge and Main streets, right in the heart of Phoenixville. It appears that effort is finally beginning to pay off, as...

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle


    The egg is an ancient pagan symbol for spring. It is the time of rebirth. To Christians the egg represents Easter and the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. Easter is always on a Sunday – the date is movable which is determined by the Spring Equinox.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • News

    Fire roars through Charlestown barn

    CHARLESTOWN >> A barn was destroyed by fire at the Canter Hill Farm in Charlestown Friday. No injuries were reported, however, one ostrich wandered from the site and created a bit of a stir in the neighborhood. It was finally corralled nearby.

    By Pete Bannan @petebannan on Twitter|

  • News

    Royer-Greaves School for Blind students hunt for eggs

    PAOLI >> It’s the ears, not eyes, that are the key to students’ hunt for Easter eggs at Royer-Greaves School for Blind, according to school officials.

    Staff Report |

  • News

    Deputy sheriffs participate in “Goatees for Charity” to raise money for children’s hospital

    WEST CHESTER >> A group of Chester County deputy sheriffs recently concluded a charitable effort that allowed them to grow beards in exchange for donations to a children’s hospital.

    Staff Report|

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