In Other News

VIDEO: Lancaster filmmaker releases documentary short on Firebird Festival

By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

Limerick, developer at odds on sewer lateral compensation

LIMERICK — A dispute over compensation arose between the township and a developer after he struck rock while digging sewer laterals for his new development off Fruitville Road and asked for more money. ...

By Frank Otto |


  • General news

    Phoenixville Public Library renovations begin

    PHOENIXVILLE — Work to replace the heating and cooling unit at the Phoenixville Public Library began Wednesday and will result in some closures as work becomes more intensive beginning at the end of the month.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Stars abound in college field hockey circles

    By Sam Stewart For 21st Century Media Olivia Bolles (Phoenixville, Villa Maria Academy) saw action as No. 3-ranked University of Connecticut defeate|

  • General news

    College Corner: Football players start seasons

    Division I-A Penn State’s Tyler Yazujian (Spring-Ford) saw action as a long snapper on punts in a 21-3 victory over Akron in Happy Valley.

    By Sam Stewart For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Montco Quarter Midget Racing results

    MCQMRC Phoenixville Wednesday, Sept. 3 Red Rookie #1 ~~ Kiley Kupp, Dalton Batzel, Brayden Shelton, Haylie Casey Red Rookie #2 ~~ James Fries, Mi|

  • Opinion

    Restoring freedom to information in the Freedom of Information Act

    Over time federal agencies have flipped the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) on its head.

    By Amy Bennett Courtesy of the American Forum |

  • General news

    Schuylkill River Heritage Area to host bike ride through national parks

    POTTSTOWN — The Schuylkill River Heritage Area is hosting Pedaling Through Our National Parks, the third event in their Bike Trail Series, on Sept. 20 and 21.

    By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

  • Columns

    Think About it: Watching Trees Grow

    “There is always music amongst the trees in the garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • General news

    Kimberton Lions host 16th annual 5k run/walk

    The Kimberton Area Lions Club will host their 16th Annual 5K Run/Walk- Kid’s Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Kimberton Fire House Fairgrounds.

    Courtesy of the Kimberton Area Lions Club |

  • Traffic

    Pa. Turnpike to close Route 29 interchange overnight Saturday

    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced today that the Route 29 All-Electronic Interchange (Exit #320, E-ZPass only) on I-76 between Downingtown (Exit #312) and Valley Forge (Exit #326) will be closed to eastbound and westbound traffic from 10 p.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Sunday.

    Courtesy of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission |

  • Music

    Wet weather fails to wash out Phoenixville’s fifth annual Blues Fest

    Music fans from throughout the area came to Reeves Park on Saturday, Sept. 6, for Phoenixville’s fifth annual Blues Festival. Despite scattered showers throughout the day, more than 5,000 people enjoyed the all-day jam featuring dozens of musicians.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

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