In Other News

Phoenixville Dogwood Parade delights crowd

By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

Ignition locks law lauded by families of DUI victims in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG >> Advocates are pleased that a “strong” bill will be sent to Gov. Tom Wolf for his signature to extend Pennsylvania’s ignition locks to drivers convicted of their first DUI. ...

By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter |


  • News

    BHHS Fox & Roach, REALTORS® honors Collegeville Sales Associates

    Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) Fox & Roach, REALTORS® recently honored Sales Associates from the Collegeville Office with a Leading Edge Society Award for their excellent sales performance for 2015, placing them in the top seven percent of agents in the national BHHS network. Sales Associates honored include Leslie Myer, Ed and Laurie Curran, Mike and Diane Holoka, Diane Murray and Elizabeth Skokowski-Malizzi.


  • News

    Pennsylvania American Water kicks off pipeline upgrade for Royersford system

    Pennsylvania American Water announced on May 16 the start of construction in Royersford Borough to install new water main to improve service reliability, prevent water outages and enhance fire protection. The project will replace aging pipe dating back to the 1950s, with an estimated cost of $250,000.

    Pennsylvania American Water |

  • News

    Area middle school students receive athletic awards

    Nearly 75 percent of all Middle School students participate in one or more sports at Devon Prep. The Athletic Department recently honored those students at the annual Middle School Sports Banquet held in the school’s athletic facility. Soccer, basketball, baseball and track coaches were on hand to introduce the members of their teams, give an overview of the season and present MVP, Spirit and Sportsmanship Awards.

    Devon Preparatory School |

  • News

    Five Devon Prep students named National Merit Scholarship Program Finalists; two students awarded scholarships

    Five Devon Prep Seniors, 10 percent of the class, were recognized as Finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Program and two were awarded scholarships. Grant McKnight of Wayne, Holden Barnes of West Chester, Shyamal Patel of Norristown, Alexandru Damian of Norristown and Brian Damerau of West Chester were named National Merit Finalists. Grant McKnight and Brian Damerau are National Merit Scholarship Winners.

    Devon Preparatory School |

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar May 22

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  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Charlie (dog) Charlie is a four year old Jack Russell terrier who has not had an easy life. He was hit by a car at 18 months and lost the sight in his right eye and now needs a new home because his owner passed away. Charlie is used to being an only dog but is having fun playing with a dog his own size in his foster home. He is a sweet boy who deserves a loving family. Charlie needs to live in a cat free home. For more information on Charlie and all the other dogs and cats...


  • Entertainment

    BREWS: Mark your calendars for Ambler Yards Beer Garden, Philly Beer Week and more

    May 19: Ambler Yards Beer Garden, Ambler, PA

    By Matt Brasch For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    YANKEE CHEF: Fire-roasted bell peppers key to tasty sauce

    If you have never had fire-roasted bell peppers, you are in for a treat, not just for the superb taste, but how easy it is to do. Follow the instructions at the end of this recipe for an addition to the sauce that is remarkably great tasting.

    By Jim Bailey |

  • Business

    New unit at Phoenixville Hospital will ease ER stay for seniors

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Phoenixville Hospital is getting ready to open a new emergency room/observation wing geared for a very specific audience — senior citizens.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter |

  • News

    Court rules against Limerick nuclear plant relicensing challenge

    LIMERICK >> A federal appeals court has ruled against the national environmental group that sought to intervene in the relicensing of the Exelon Nuclear Limerick Generating Station by arguing more measures need to be taken to deal with possible accidents.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter |

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