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THE TABLE: ST. LOUIS, Missouri – 1904 was a very busy year

By Bette Banjack|

Phoenixville anti-discrimination ordinance faces criticism

PHOENIXVILLE >> Borough council faced criticism for its decision to schedule a public hearing on a proposed anti-discrimination ordinance, which looks to protect residents from discrimination based on, among other things, their sexual orientatio...

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|


  • News

    Perkiomen Valley Middle School East to present ‘Seussical Jr.’

    Perkiomen Valley Middle School East students will take audience members on a fantastical journey to the Jungle of Nool and Whoville as they perform “Seussical Jr.” in the Spahr Auditorium Feb. 24-26.


  • News

    spay & save: Jingles Jester wants a new home after a tough life on the streets of Philly

    Jingles Jester is a neutered, 3-year-old male domestic short-hair, mostly white w/ beautiful black and brown markings. What a loving boy! Jingles Jester is ready for a new home after being on the streets of North Philly for two years. He had an infected wound on his leg which was eventually cured but he will always have a limp. Jingles Jester gets around very well despite his limp. He is a good boy with other cats and seems to be okay with dogs. Won’t you make his 2017 great by...


  • News

    Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Feb. 19

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  • Crime

    Jewelry thief rappels into King of Prussia Costco

    UPPER MERION >> Authorities are investigating a brazen jewel heist at a Costco in King of Prussia Feb. 6 in which the suspect reportedly rappelled from the ceiling of the big box retailer to the storeroom floor.

    By Oscar Gamble @OGamble_TH on Twitter|

  • Arrests

    Police: Victim of accused Norristown preschool teacher was a child in his care

    NORRISTOWN >> A former preschool teacher facing numerous child sex assault charges is accused of victimizing a 3-year-old girl entrusted to his care, according to a criminal complaint filed in Montgomery County District Court Feb. 11.

    By Oscar Gamble @OGamble_TH on Twitter|

  • News

    SEVEN IN SEVEN: Gozu thunders into city; Pop Evil, Japandroids and others have local dates

    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|

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: SCOTLAND – Would you eat Haggis?

    Scotland lies in the northern third of Great Britain. It is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the North Sea, the North Channel and the Irish Sea with a border to the south shared with England. The Scottish mainland and its 790 islands are part of Great Britain Great Britain is made-up of England, Wales and Scotland. To add to the confusion is that the “United Kingdom of Great Britain” includes Northern Ireland.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Entertainment

    DINING: Autograph Brasserie: Upscale newcomer in Wayne

    Walter Pater, a brilliant analyst of the arts in Victorian England, wrote that the soul of an artist should “burn with a hard gem-like flame.” Pater might just as well have been writing about Ralph Fernandez, the current executive chef and co-owner at the opulent 160-seat Autograph Brasserie in Wayne’s Spread Eagle Village. It opened in mid-2016 in the building that previously housed George’s and before that Le Mas Perrier, Samuel’s and Helen Sigel...

    By Len Lear For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Jim Messina: Reconnecting with the fans; set to perform at Sellersville Theater

    It was 1970 when Jim Messina made the fateful decision to produce a new ABC/Dunhill songwriter with folksinger tendencies named Kenny Loggins.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Food

    Winter’s bounty: Fantastic fruits to enjoy now

    Orange, kiwi, clementine. Lemon, pear, grapefruit. Area chefs put a sunny spin on their favorite seasonal fruits, preparing them in ways guaranteed to ease those winter doldrums.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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