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Phoenixville School Board delays waiving fee for town hall at school

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

Assisted living units OK’d at former Collegeville Inn in Lower Providence

LOWER PROVIDENCE >> The Lower Providence Township Board of Supervisors has granted conditional use approval for an assisted living facility at the former Collegeville Inn site on Ridge Pike. ...

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  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: A quick, tasty recipe for ‘best gravy you’ll ever have’

    What a great way to make something that is good for you AND a phenomenal way to introduce vegetables into your children’s diet without them even knowing. I have done away with the classic roux thickener here, without any loss of flavor.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Entertainment

    Monnette Sudler’s Annual Philadelphia Guitar Summit concert returns to MCCC

    This is the 8th year of the Philadelphia Guitar Summit at Montgomery County Community College. Philadelphia’s first lady of guitar, Monnette Sudler, continues to present an interesting and diverse group of artists for this annual event. And this year she will once again deviate from strictly featuring guitarists.

    By Fern Brodkin For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Oasis of orchids: Horticultural display at Longwood highlights varieties of orchids

    The party is called “Orchid Extravaganza” and you can come see it through March 31.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    Valley Forge National Historical Park celebrates George Washington’s birthday

    UPPER MERION >> Valley Forge National Historical Park celebrated George Washington’s birthday Monday at the Park Theater. Martha Washington, portrayed by Carol Spacht, presented General Washington, portrayed by John Lopes, with a special cake created by the Culinary Arts Institute of Montgomery County Community College.

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  • News

    Pottstown’s ‘Trojan Men’ aid national tour to fight cancer with TV appearance

    POTTSTOWN >> In a not-so-unique “twist,” Pottstown High School’s Trojan Man mascot is gaining a reputation as a real childhood cancer fighter.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    ‘WRAP’ initiative aims to help women offenders

    WEST CHESTER >> The woman sitting across from Jennifer Lopez was on a one-way road heading toward state prison.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Trial begins for man accused of raping coed in West Chester University frat house

    WEST CHESTER >> Jury selection is scheduled to begin today in Common Pleas Court for the trial of a Gettysburg man who is accused of raping a West Chester University student during a party at a fraternity house last spring.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    County detective catches thieves, even on his day off

    EAST WHITELAND >> Chester County Detective Lt. Michael McGinnis was on his day off shopping at Home Depot in East Whiteland when store employees ran past, chasing a number of men who had taken power tools without paying. It was shortly before 4 p.m. Monday, and just like that McGinnis was on the case. He followed the suspects out to the parking lot as they got into a Mercedes 320 SUV and raced off.

    By Pete Bannan @petebannan on Twitter|

  • News

    Chesco coroner lists 2016 overdose deaths

    WEST CHESTER >> The list looks endless, although it runs only for three spreadsheet pages.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Photos of kids outdoors with pets can win prizes

    This past weekend was a welcome break from the cold with warm temperatures and sunny skies. These conditions are perfect for getting the kids outside to shake off the cobwebs of winter. It’s not only kids who get cabin fever, our four-legged pet friends could probably use from fresh air as well, so enter YOUR CHILD in the FREE Fit Kids Contest and his or her photo could be in the newspaper.

    By Diane Hoffman @diane5hoffman on Twitter|

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