In Other News

Neil Simon’s ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ still relevant today; now on stage at Act II in Ambler

By Frank Burd For Digital First Media|

Phoenixville’s Good Samaritan Shelter receives furniture donation from Bassett Furniture

Phoenixville >> The new Bassett Furniture Store in King of Prussia has made a substantial donation to good Samaritan Shelter by donating $10,000 worth of furniture. The donation is part of Bassett’s Make(over) a Difference initiative that...

By Donna Rovins drovins@21st-centurymedia.com @MercBiz on Twitter|

MOST RECENT STORIES

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC’S SANTO DOMINGO

    The Dominican Republic is one of two countries on the Hispaniola Island located in Caribbean waters. It occupies five-eighths of the island while Haiti the remaining three-eights. Hispaniola is one of two Caribbean Islands that are shared by two countries – the other is the island of St. Martin.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Entertainment

    EAT & DRINK: Get ready for a Mac & Cheese Cookoff and other appetizing events in Montco, Chesco and more

    From restaurant openings to foodie fundraisers to patriotic parties, grab your calendar and make plans now. You don’t want to miss a thing!

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • News

    All 7 remain on the ballot in Perk Valley School Board race

    All seven of the candidates who ran in Tuesday’s primary for four open seats on the Perkiomen Valley School Board will appear on the general election ballot in November as well.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: ICELAND – Country without an army

    The country of Iceland is surrounded by the vast North Atlantic Ocean. It is considered a European country – even with a part of it lying in the North American plate. The population is a little over 330,000 in an area of about 40,000 square miles. This makes it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • News

    OJR school board race will remain crowded in November

    With 99 percent of votes posted as of midnight Tuesday, only one candidate — Lonny Fish — was eliminated in the crowded race for four open seats on the Owen J. Roberts School Board.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Phoenixville Democratic mayoral primary ends in a landslide for Urscheler

    PHOENIXIVLLE >> The race to select the Phoenixville Democratic mayoral nominee ended in a landslide victory Tuesday night as candidate Peter Urscheler defeated challenger Letitia M. Jones.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    All 8 Phoenixville School Board candidates advance after primary election

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Each of the eight candidates running for the four open seats on the Phoenixville Area School Board will advance to the general election in November, following the results of Tuesday night’s primary election.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: A few ideas to help you have fun this weekend and next

    Shrine circus LuLu Shrine Arena: The 76th annual Shrine Circus continues at 5140 Butler Pike, Plymouth Township. Performances are at 7 p.m. May 19, 11 a.m. and 3 and 7 p.m. May 20, and noon and 4 p.m. May 21. Get discounted adult tickets online for $15 at www.lulushrinecircus.com. Call (610) 828-9050.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    NEW ON VOD/STREAMING: ‘Mission accomplished’ for Vin Diesel in ‘XXX: Return of Xander Cage’

    In “XXX: Return of Xander Cage” (2017, Paramount, PG-13, $30), Vin Diesel proves there’s still some life left in the fur-coat-wearing superspy Xander Cage.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    FOOD: Three ways to enjoy rhubarb

    There’s no mistaking those showy (and poisonous) leaves, crimson stalks and tart taste. All hail rhubarb season!

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

The Phoenix Reporter and Item: BLOGS