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Piazza expresses appreciation for Phoenixville roots upon induction

By Barry Sankey|

Saxton: Vintage race adds to appeal of Grandview’s July 30 slate

Coming up this Saturday, July 30, at Bechtelsville’s Grandview Speedway is a big four division show of racing action sponsored by the area’s NASCAR radio station WNPV-1440 AM in Lansdale. ...

By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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  • News

    Don’t miss coverage of the Democratic National Convention starting Sunday

    Once again, the eyes of the world will be focused on our area as Philadelphia hosts the Democratic National Convention starting Monday. History will be made when Hillary Clinton accepts the official nomination for president.

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  • News

    Firebird Theatre presents ‘Hairspray’ live on stage

    We can’t stop the beat! Come see this fabulous performance of “Hairspray” the Broadway musical, complete with live orchestra! In this Tony-winning show, set in 1962, Baltimore teens are dancing and singing while trying to integrate a local TV show. The Firebird Theatre is proud to present its live Broadway musical summer show on July 29 and 30 at Phoenixville Area Middle School Auditorium on the campus of the middle and high school.

    Firebird Theatre |

  • News

    Enrollment now open for 2016 Phoenixville Community Health Leadership Academy

    For the 14th year in a row, the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation has funded a program called the Community Health Leadership Academy, which helps to identify, train and empower Phoenixville regional citizens for leadership roles that promote the community’s health and advance the quality of life. This program is geared toward community volunteers and helps to give them a deeper understanding about their community’s assets, strengths, challenges and needs, all while...

    Phoenixville Community Health Foundation |

  • Entertainment

    Facetime Theatre summer stage to perform Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’

    Facetime Theatre’s summer stage program will be one of the first in the area to perform Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” from July 21 through July 23 in the beautiful Lenfest Theatre at Ursinus College in Collegeville.

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  • News

    Phoenixville resident begins Peace Corps service in Botswana

    Maryanne Hayde, 25, of Phoenixville, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Botswana on July 30 to begin training as a health volunteer. Hayde will live and work in a community to strengthen the implementation of life skills education and assist students in local schools to adopt healthy behaviors.

    Peace Corps East Region |

  • Columns

    Think About It: The life-changing magic of tidying up

    “Life truly begins after you put your house in order.” - Marie Kondo

    Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Hazel (dog) Hazel is a beautiful 10 year old Tibetan Spaniel Mix whose owner became ill and can no longer care for her. Hazel loves to cuddle and be petted and is used to a quieter household. She is a very sweet girl who loves everyone she meets and lived with other dogs. For information on Hazel and all the other dogs and cats that Spay and Save has for adoption, please visit our website at www.spayandsave.org.

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  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar July 24

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

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  • News

    $3K worth of Wawa coffee stolen by coffee caper

    WEST GOSHEN >> Police announced Wednesday they are searching for a Wawa coffee caper, a woman who has allegedly stolen over $3,000 worth of coffee bags to date.

    By Adam Farence afarence@21st-centurymedia.com @afarence on Twitter |

  • Food

    Summer produce shines in chilled soup

    Think soup’s too hot for summer? Chill out with some cold ones, featuring the season’s freshest fruits and veggies.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

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