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VIDEO: Schwenksville man’s models in Perkiomen serve as a love letter to his hometown

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

‘The Blob’ is back as Blobfest takes over Phoenixville July 8-10

The 17th annual Blobfest is preparing to ooze into Phoenixville on July 8 through July 10 to celebrate the 1958 cult classic film “The Blob.” Festivities will run all weekend long, with many different events and family-fun activities for...

By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Columns

    Think About It: How to play workplace poker

    “In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, they are not.” - Unknown (though some say Manfred Eigen or Albert Einstein)

    Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Santa Catalina Island - Like a jewel rising out of the ocean

    Like a jewel rising out of the ocean is Santa Catalina Island. This 74.98 square mile rocky island is one of California’s Channel Islands, located 22 miles off the mainland. This island stands alone, never ever connected by land to California, but it is considered to be a part of Los Angeles County.

    By Bette Banjack THE TABLE |

  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Bridget (dog) Bridget is a young Basenji/Chihuahua mix, weighing about 10 pounds. She was found as a stray and is now ready to find her forever home. Bridget is an active and smart girl who would love to cuddle up with you after a nice walk in the park. She would bring a lot of fun to any household and would make a great companion. Visit our website at www.spayandsave.org to fill out an online application and see all the other dogs and cats available for adoption.

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  • News

    LCH to open dental center in southern Chester County

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) granted Kennett Square’s La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) a $350,000 award to open a new dental center to serve southern Chester County.

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  • Prison breaks

    Search continues for escaped prisoner who threatened ex in Norristown

    NORRISTOWN >> As the manhunt continues for a prisoner who escaped from a Northampton County jail and allegedly threatened to come to Norristown to kill his ex girlfriend, authorities provided additional information about how he escaped and the ongoing investigation.

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

  • News

    North Coventry church car show is gear head heaven

    NORTH COVENTRY >> It was gear head heaven at a North Coventry Township church recently, during an annual car show.

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

  • News

    Canal Day in Mont Clare set to unlock plenty of fun

    MONT CLARE >> The 34th annual Canal Day is coming back to town. Each year Lock 60 and the Schuylkill Canal Park see approximately 25,000 visitors who come to fish, paddle, hike, picnic, jog and more. The area is managed by the hard-working volunteers of the Schuylkill Canal Association and on the last Sunday of every June, the non-profit organization holds its annual fundraiser, Canal Day, to raise money that goes toward its operating budget.

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    Rumble set to celebrate 25th anniversary

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