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

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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, ...

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  • News

    Limerick man gets decades in prison for indecent assault

    NORRISTOWN >> A Limerick man already facing two decades in federal prison has added a lengthy state sentence to his punishment for hiding cameras that filmed minors showering and using the bathroom.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Upper Providence rejects developers’ offer of ‘open space’

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The board of supervisors has unanimously rejected acceptance of open space within a development because the land contains structures and other improvements added by adjacent neighbors.

    By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media |

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    Phoenixville redistricting plans move forward as parents cry foul

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Pickering Glen parents continued to voice their concerns about the school district’s plan to redistrict it’s elementary schools Thursday saying they were getting the short end of the stick. Meanwhile, the board moved forward with its plans saying it’s trying to do the most good it can given the complicated situation.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Sports

    Buckwalter, Hershey win at Williams Grove

    WILLIAMS GROVE >> The Royersford Rocket Steve Buckwalter won a thrilling and hotly-contested sprint car event at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, holding off the furious challenges of Brian Montieth, Danny Dietrich and Greg Hodnett to pick up the victory.

    By Ken Johnson For Digital First Media |

  • Sports

    Buckwalter sweeps Sprints; Pauch Sr., Bednar share SpeedSTR wins in Ronnie Tobias Memorial

    Kutztown >> “Us old guys need shorter races like these; we can handle these short ones,” smiled Billy Pauch Sr. after winning the first of six main events run at the Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds.

    For Digital First Media |

  • News

    PHOTOS: Renaissance Academy in Phoenixville graduates Class of 2016

    The Renaissance Academy graduated its first class from the new school. Wednesday, June 15.


  • News

    Phoenixville names 30th police officer

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The borough council has chosen the candidate who will become the borough’s newest police officer next month.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Recreation Department notes details for summer program

    Staff Report 2016 Summer Tennis Clinics & “Orange Crush” Tournament


  • Columns

    Think About It: I wasn’t born yesterday

    “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” - John Keating

    Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

  • News

    UPDATED: Phoenixville citizens rally to bring back mural; 3,000 sign petition

    PHOENIXVILLE >> A community movement to bring back the Phoenixville mural — a symbol of the borough’s renaissance — is growing by the day.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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