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Philadelphia’s Joshua Howard, former contestant on ‘The Voice,’ celebrates debut release at World Cafe Live

By Fern Brodkin For Digital First Media |

FOOD: Make matcha your go-to green tea

This St. Patrick’s Day, get your green on with matcha — an intense, vibrant green-tea powder enjoyed in everything from lattes to cupcakes to avocado toast. ...

By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |


  • Entertainment

    EVENT: Delight in original designs, handmade crafts in Oaks

    The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival returns to Halls A and B of the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center March 16-18.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    AT THE TABLE WITH: Carole Pepe

    If you are lucky enough to be a Facebook friend of Carole Pepe, you will receive an inspirational or uplifting post from her each day. Inspirational and uplifting best describe Carole’s life.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • News

    Pope John Paul II kicks off its Sunday shoes with ‘Footloose’

    upper providence >> More than 300 students from Pope John Paul II High School Studio 38, the largest extracurricular activity on campus, take the spotlight March 9-11 and March 16-17 with “Footloose.” The musical is the 1998 stage adaptation of the 1984 film. The Broadway version ran more than 700 performances and was honored with four Tony nominations.

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  • Crime

    Phoenixville Police respond to 154 calls in one week

    PHOENIXVILLE >>Phoenixville Police responded to 154 calls for service between Feb. 26 and March 4. The following is a summary of notable incidents as reported by Phoenixville Police:

    Digital First Media|

  • Food

    FOOD: Local artisanal collaborations to try now -- drinks, cheese and more

    “Share the spirits!” So goes the saying at Five Saints Distilling in Norristown, where fans also can share the caramels thanks to a collaboration with chocolatier Gail Warner.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    QUICK COOK: These potatoes are truly smashing

    I’m just back from Chicago, where I was helping to care for my 85-year-old mother after she had a knee replacement. Usually when I’m home, I’m too busy seeing friends to cook. This time was different. Each day, I’d go to Whole Foods to shop for fresh food to create a delicious meal for my mom and family. It gave me a chance to try some new dishes, including these easy, delicious do-ahead smashed potatoes.

    By Bibby Gignilliat Special to Digital First Media|

  • News

    Philadelphia man sentenced to 32 years in prison for Lower Merion, Phoenixville bank robbery

    PHILADELPHIA >> A fourth man has been sentenced to over 32 years in federal prison in connection with two bank robberies that took place in Lower Merion and Phoenixville in November 2013.

    By Richard Ilgenfritz @rpilgenfritz on Twitter|

  • Crime

    Suspect in Phoenixville bank robbery arraigned

    PHOENIXVILLE>> Police have publicly identified a suspect arrested in a bank robbery last week.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • News

    Utilities have ‘reason and a method’ for restoring outages

    As the region braced Tuesday for the arrival of a second nor’easter, electric utility crews from PECO and Met-Ed continued their restoration effort from last Friday’s storm.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • News

    Lawyer: Bill Cosby retrial could last one month

    NORRISTOWN >> Bill Cosby’s retrial on sexual assault charges could last one month, much longer than the actor’s first trial last June, according to his lawyers.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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