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Rock Music Menu: Robert Plant joins Lampedusa tour, Philly date

By Michael Christopher rockmusicmenu@hotmail.com|

Phoenixville man headed to state prison on drugs and gun violations

NORRISTOWN >> A Phoenixville man was handed a state prison sentence after admitting to drug trafficking and firearms violations that originated when he was found riding in a stolen car in Norristown. ...

By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter|

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    Emma Ketterer named a Budding Artist by Dancing Tree Creations

    Dancing Tree Creations Artisans Gallery and Studio is proud to name Emma Ketterer as their next Budding Artist. An opening reception, with light refreshments and the opportunity to meet other local artists, will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2016, from 5pm to 7pm. The Budding Artist Program provides school-aged artists an opportunity to join over 200 local and national artisans in exhibiting and selling their crafts for a three-month period of time with all proceeds going to the Budding...

    From Dancing Tree Creations Artisans Gallery & Studio |

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    Keim Music Fest coming up Oct. 1

    There’s a fun-filled day of music, food, and history at the second annual Keim Music Fest from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Jacob Keim Farmstead in Oley. This event is a one-day music event held outdoors to raise awareness and restoration funds for the Keim Farmstead, a property owned by the Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County.

    Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County|

  • Welcome to my World: The Tradition of Hope Chests

    When growing up in the ’50s, as a teen on a farm, I knew about hope chests. My understanding was that unmarried girls collected items, such as handmade embroidered linens, tablecloths, bureau scarves, and placed them in their “hope chest” in hopes of a future marriage.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

  • Food

    YANKEE CHEF: A sweet treat to enjoy on a fall evening

    Here is a dense, creamy and luscious pie that is my version of a baked Indian pudding, but much tastier. As you can see, it has some milk foam, but don’t be alarmed. I will show you how to make 1 minute foam just like the celebrity chefs make on television, but without special equipment.

    By Jim Bailey|

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    New banners to honor fallen soldiers unveiled at Montgomery County Courthouse

    NORRISTOWN >> The vibrant colors of the new banners surrounding Montgomery County Courthouse represented a renewed pledge to honor 17 Montgomery County residents who gave their lives in military service.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter|

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    Former Montco Dem chairman sees presidential debate firsthand

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. >> Watching Monday night’s first presidential debate from the comfort of your living room is a different experience than watching it from the 10th row of the auditorium.

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

  • Business

    Valerio Coffee Roasters of Audubon takes organic free trade enterprise to new heights

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> Many local java enthusiasts are already well acquainted with the renowned varieties of Cafe Excellence, founder Anthony Valerio’s micro coffee roasting enterprise in Audubon.

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-centurymedia.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • Arrests

    Five in Lower Providence charged with robbery, lying to police

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> The tables have turned on a group of five people who claimed they were accosted by gun-toting intruder at a trailer park in Trooper late last month.

    By Oscar Gamble ogamble@21st-centurymedia.com @OGamble_TH on Twitter|

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    Phoenixville Kiwanis Club and Jaycees to hold playground fundraiser

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Two of borough’s most prominent community clubs, Kiwanis Club and the Phoenixville Jaycees, have partnered on a new project aimed at helping families with special needs better enjoy their time together at a local park.

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

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    A change in plans for Chester County courthouse constant

    WEST CHESTER >> Elizabeth “Lizanne” Redmond, if you ask her, will tell you that the most rewarding part of her multi-faceted professional career were the 20 or so years she spent with the Chester County Department of Probation, Parole, and Pre-trial Services.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

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