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Kimberton Fair returns with fun and a focus on agriculture

By Matthew D’Ippolito Editor@PhoenixvilleNews.com |

Limerick Fire Company’s kids camp successful

LIMERICK — After walking away from a controlled fire he just put out with a fire extinguisher, Brody, looking at his hands through wire-rimmed glasses, explained how he did it. ...

By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Budget shields taxpayers, but challenges remain

    A contentious budget season has officially ended after Governor Corbett signed a $29 billion appropriations bill into law. But is it fiscally responsible? And what’s holding up reforms on the major issues, like pension reform, facing taxpayers across the state?

    By Bob Dick Courtesy of the Commonwealth Foundation |

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    Breisblatt directs first grid camp in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE - The turnout of just 12 youngsters for the first annual Phuture Phantoms Football Camp was far smaller than new Phoenixville Area High School head football coach Evan Breisblatt would have liked.

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    Lower Frederick Fire Co. slates Steak Night fundraiser

    Area residents will be able to sink their teeth into a juicy T-bone steak and help a local fire company buy a new fire truck, all at the same time next Saturday.

    By Gil Cohen For 21st Century Media |

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    Phoenixville schools may outsource some IT positions

    PHOENIXVILLE — The Phoenixville Area School District is considering outsourcing some of its IT help to a firm in Virginia.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Stipend increases approved for head custodians in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE — Four head custodians in the Phoenixville Area School District received an increase to the stipends they receive for the number of hours they work each pay period.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Tim Buckwalter wins special feature at Grandview

    LINCOLN SPEEDWAY (Outlaws) Daryn Pittman led all 35 laps, but it ws Brian Montieth who was the show on July 17 at the Lincoln Speedway. Pittman started on the pole and bested Outlaw (King” Steve Kinser into turn one as the field trailed with Montieth way back in 15th spot. Lap after lap Montieth picked off the Outlaws before passing Joey Saldana for second on lap 23 and then set his sites on Pittman. On lap 26, Montieth got under Pittman to take a brief lead. However,...

    By Ken Johnson For 21st Century Media |

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    Phoenixville school district files for ‘immediate’ possession of Meadow Brook

    PHOENIXVILLE — Citing a lack of cooperation from a pair of owners of the Meadow Brook Golf Club, the Phoenixville Area School Board voted Monday to take “immediate” possession of the property.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Beth Chaim Reform Congregation welcomes new rabbi

    Rabbi Michelle Denker Pearlman became the new rabbi of Beth Chaim Reform Congregation in Malvern July 1. She takes over from Rabbi Aileen Hollander, who has served as the congregation’s rabbi since 2002. Rabbi Aileen will continue to serve the congregation as the director of religious education.

    Courtesy of Beth Chaim Reform Congregation |

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    Kiddie Academy of Royersford receives national awards from parent company

    Caroline Klein, franchise owner of Kiddie Academy of Royersford, recently received awards from the parent company, Kiddie Academy, during their annual national conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Courtesy of Kiddie Academy of Royersford |

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