In Other News

Phoenixville artist won’t let vandals stop him

By Frank Otto |

5-mile paddle to raise funds for Schuylkill Canal Association

MONT CLARE – Take it Outdoors Adventures is sponsoring a five-mile loop paddle along the Schuylkill Canal and Schuylkill River to benefit the Schuylkill Canal Association on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m. ...

Courtesy of Take It Outdoors Adventures |


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    ROYERSFORD — Spring-Ford Country Club (SFCC) recently presented a check to the Keystone Wounded Warriors (KWW) organization for $3,700.

    Barry Sankey

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    Auto Racing: Stillwaggon wins first at Selinsgrove

    Selinsgrove Following a string of strong finishes at Selinsgrove Speedway in recent years, Robbie Stillwaggon Burlington, N.J., scored his first career victory at the Snyder County ahlf-mile oval in the Aug. 23 25-lap 360 sprint car feature.

    By Ken Johnson For 21st Century Media |

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    Perkiomen Valley has a lot of new faces

    GRATERFORD — The lights shone brightly on Perkiomen Valley’s football team a year ago as the Vikings finished 7-2 in the Pioneer Athletic Conference and 10-3 overall with a rush to the District 1 Class AAAA semifinals in their postseason playoff run.

    Barry Sankey

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    Quarter Midget Racing results

    MCQMRC Phoenixville Wednesday, Aug. 13 Red Rookie #1 ~ Brayden Shelton, Bobby Klein, Kaitlyn Stradley, Kiley Kupp Red Rookie #2 ~ Hailey Case|

  • Features/People

    Phoenixville TEDx focuses on ‘Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll’

    PHOENIXVILLE — TEDx Phoenixville wants to throw the idea of the boring conference with droning speakers out the window.

    By Eileen Faust |

  • General news

    Limerick man gets jail time for threatening to burn down house

    NORRISTOWN — A Limerick man who threw his wife and daughter out of the house before threatening to burn it down in November pleaded guilty Tuesday and was given jail time at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility.

    By Dan Clark |

  • General news

    Phoenixville pet store robber caught quickly

    PHOENIXVILLE — A man who robbed a pet store on Nutt Road in Phoenixville Tuesday afternoon was almost immediately apprehended by police searching the area.

    By Frank Otto |

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    Phoenixville moves ahead with school project on golf course

    PHOENIXVILLE — Further steps are being taken toward constructing the new school complex on the grounds of the Meadow Brook Golf Club.

    By Frank Otto |

  • Opinion

    Falling through the cracks in Obamacare

    Mark Ferkler is a Delaware County resident in his mid-thirties. He’s healthy, gainfully employed and now, thanks to Obamacare, is newly uninsured. Yes, you read that right — uninsured.

    By Elizabeth Stelle and John R. Bouder Courtesy of the Commonwealth Foundation |

  • Sports

    Labor Day golf in Limerick to benefit Royersford charity

    Designing 4 Hope, a charitable organization based in Royersford, will benefit from golf played all day at Limerick Golf Club on Labor Day. All golfers will enjoy 18 holes of golf for just $20.14, including discounts on food and beer.

    Courtesy of Limerick Golf Club |

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