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Phoenixville resident opens Edward Jones financial office in King of Prussia

By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

Member of Kimberton Fire Company accused of stealing

PHOENIXVILLE >> A lifetime member of Kimberton Fire Company has been arrested for allegedly stealing over $35,000. ...

Digital First Media Staff |


  • News

    Spring-Ford teacher wins $63,000 in prizes on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

    ROYERSFORD >> When we last spoke to Melanie Bowen about her experience as a contestant on “Wheel of Fortune,” she was sworn to secrecy about the outcome. And for good reason.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Royersford water pipes to be replaced

    ROYERSFORD >> Pennsylvania American Water announced Monday the start of construction in the 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.

    Digital First Media |

  • News

    Limerick board approves surplus budget

    LIMERICK >> Limerick Township is in the black for the foreseeable future, but don’t expect it to stay that way for too long.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Food

    Sample different oils, from walnut to butternut squash

    Amy Cullen stood smiling behind a display table set with samples and trays of tasting cups.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Phoenixville school officials make another push for $3M construction grant

    PHOENIXVILLE >> With the state’s nine-month-long budget impasse behind them, school officials in Phoenixville say they’re not done fighting for a grant that could potentially save taxpayers up to $3 million.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin 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 |

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    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 |

  • Columns

    Think About It - Thoughts on retirement: Part I

    Perhaps you have heard the news that I am retiring as President of the University of Valley Forge on June 30, 2016. For some time Evie and I have been pondering the possibilities of retirement, knowing that sooner rather than later this time would come. I have often said that the calendar always wins and, after all, I did turn 70 last October.

    Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

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