In Other News

New Sly Fox brew SRT Ale will benefit the Schuylkill River Trail

By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter |

Parkhouse in Upper Providence wants to open more assisted-living rooms in geriatric facility

UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The Parkhouse geriatric facility has given residents from its independent-living section, Montgomery Meadows, at least until July to find new homes so it can create more nursing care and assisted-living rooms in its facility....

By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |


  • Opinion

    Equal work deserves equal pay

    When Doris and Don Fisher opened their small retail store in 1969, they each put up $21,000 in savings and, without even discussing it, paid each other the same salary. That’s how equal partnerships work.

    By Linda D. Hallman and Sonia Syngal Courtesy of the American Forum |

  • Columns

    Think About It: Just Did It

    Robert H. Schuller was a force. When he died recently at 88 years of age, I felt as though I had lost a friend. Although I never shook his hand, his influence in my life was profound.

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • Features/People

    Barking Back at Cancer

    Phoenixville resident Jill Nance Kelly and her dog Riley were the grand marshalls for Pottstown’s 2015 Bark for Life in Memorial Park last weekend. The ninth annual event raised a total of $30,479.29 so far for the American Cancer Society.


  • News

    Group looks to rename Phoenixville bridge after MLK

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Community leaders are asking for the support in renaming the Main Street Bridge after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Food

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Get gardening to celebrate spring

    Gardening >> Spring has sprung. So can summer be too far away? Summer brings to mind gardening.

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Independent-living residents at Parkhouse to be evicted in July

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> Residents of Montgomery Meadows, the independent-living facility at the Parkhouse geriatric center, will be evicted in July.

    By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |

  • News

    Upper Providence OKs 30 new homes near Trappe

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The supervisors unanimously approved the Hess preliminary subdivision plan for a planned two-phase housing development near Trappe.

    By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Teen Safe Driving Competition teaches safety behind the wheel

    PHOENIXVILLE >> With up to $2,000 on the line, 26 high school students from across a five-county area tested their skills behind the wheel Wednesday.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Montgomery County Commissioner Bruce Castor sworn in as special assistant district attorney in Centre County

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County Commissioner Bruce L. Castor Jr. has been sworn in as special assistant district attorney in Centre County.

    By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |

  • News

    Transportation the focus of TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast

    SPRING CITY >> Things are starting to look up for commuters along the Route 422 corridor. That was part of the message shared during Thursday’s TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce membership breakfast.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter |

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