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Chester County school districts considering later start times

PHOENIXVILLE >> High school students across Chester County may get a few more minutes of sleep thanks to the hard work of their classmates. ...

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

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  • Sports

    SAXTON: Phoenixville’s Aquilante wins Trans-Am race

    Phoenixville’s Andrew Aquilante came off an earlier SCCA Majors victory at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and repeated the feat in the Trans-Am Series recently at Millville, New Jersey Motorsports Park, driving flag-to-flag for the win.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Police break up large fight at Pottstown birthday party

    POTTSTOWN —Police officers from Pottstown, North Coventry, Lower and West Pottsgrove along with Limerick dispersed a group of between 80 and 100 youths late Saturday night after a large fight broke out during a “Sweet 16” party being held at the Quality Inn on West King Street.

    Digital First Media |

  • News

    House passes gun violence bills

    Two days after 49 people were gunned down in Orlando, Fla., three bills sponsored by state Rep. Todd Stephens, R-Montgomery County, to reduce gun violence sailed through the House.

    By Linda Finarelli lfinarelli@21st-centurymedia.com @lkfinarelli on Twitter |

  • News

    Legion: Osisek-Byrne makes Phoenixville walkoff winners over Exeter

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Matt Osisek-Byrne has been one of Phoenixville’s premier baseball players throughout the spring and on into the summer months. He has produced as a pitcher, hitter and fielder for the Phantoms.

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  • News

    Area artists paint donkeys to be displayed in Philadelphia for Democratic National Convention

    PHILADELPHIA >> A colorful herd of 57 painted donkeys in a Philadelphia warehouse awaits its debut. The fiberglass donkeys, each painted by an artist, will be scattered around the city in time form the Democratic National Convention in July.

    By Linda Stein lstein@21st-centurymedia.com @lsteinreporter on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville Public Library hosts Science in the Summer program June 27-30

    The Phoenixville Public Library will host its annual Science in the Summer program from June 27 through June 30, with the 2016 topic being Genetics.

    Phoenixville Public Library |

  • News

    Youth & Philanthropy Program students award funds to local charities and organizations

    The end of the school year means that Phoenixville area communities will now be fluttering with children excited to enjoy their summer vacations, but not before several students from area school districts first helped to award a total of $35,000 to many local organizations and also give of their time, by participating in the 2015-2016 Youth and Philanthropy program, funded by the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation.

    Phoenixville Community Health Foundation |

  • Diet and exercise

    Take exercise classes outdoors for health benefits

    It’s not uncommon to run, bike or walk outside in the summer. But the sunny season and long days are also a great opportunity to bring traditionally indoor fitness classes out into the open. Exercise classes like Zumba, yoga and circuit training can easily be moved from the sometimes claustrophobic four walls of a building to the outside natural environment.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • Sports

    Seiberlich preps for big stage at U.S. Olympic Trials

    SCHUYLKILL >> As a young girl just beginning all the details involved in sports, Emma Seiberlich watched on television with optimum interest as star United States swimmers competed against the best the rest of the world had to offer at the Olympic Games.

    Barry Sankey
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  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar June 26

    Event Submissions: Send to ldillon@berksmontnews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject.

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