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Judge appoints Clinton Jackson to Spring-Ford Area School Board

By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

Reactor shut down unexpectedly at Limerick nuke plant

LIMERICK — Operators of the Limerick Nuclear Generating Station shut down one of the reactors at the plant unexpectedly late Tuesday night due to a problem with the system that controls the flow of steam to the turbine....

By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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  • Features/People

    Warm up to 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show

    It was a kaleidoscope of creativity inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show. Open until March 9, this year’s theme is “ARTiculture” and explores the effects art has had on gardening and vice versa. The home garden is a form of living art that continues to the modern day.

    By Bernard J. Scally bscally@21st-centurymedia.com |

  • General news

    Spring-Ford School Board vacancy has court date

    LIMERICK — Moving into its third month, a vacant seat on the Spring-Ford Area School Board may finally be filled.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Columns

    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Top 5 collectibles - more valuable than you think

    With more expertise and education than most appraisers who serve clients in their homes, I have identified very valuable objects that were overlooked for numerous clients over the years.

    By Lori Verderame Guest Columnist |

  • General news

    Date violence: Julianne Siller’s family, lawmakers look to raise awareness

    Part two of a two-part seriesAt the end of January, an ad hoc committee for the Pennsylvania State Board of Education ruled on whether or not educating students about dating violence should be mandatory in middle schools and high schools.

    By Caroline Sweeney casweeney@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Phoenixville, Spring-Ford boards approve library cafe funding

    PHOENIXVILLE — With one high school looking to expand its library cafe, another one nearby just received the go-ahead to work on plans for one of its own.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Phoenixville eyeing new 8-period high school schedule

    PHOENIXVILLE — The schedule at Phoenixville Area High School may be changing to one with more — but shorter — periods to better coordinate with the middle school for shared use of facilities, staff and resources, among other reasons.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Family of slain Spring-Ford teen keeps her memory alive

    Part one of a two-part seriesUPPER PROVIDENCE — Julianne Siller was two weeks away from her high school graduation and a summer filled with time at the beach with friends and family when she was brutally murdered on May 25, 2013 in Palmer Park by a friend.

    By Caroline Sweeney casweeney@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Business

    ‘Good timing’ leads to new business for Phoenixville mechanic

    PHOENIXVILLE — Larry Oscar of Larry’s Automotive Repair in Phoenixville said good timing is the reason for his entrance into the movie business, which includes “Lovely Bones.”

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Business

    Local businesses help set the mood in movies

    Several local establishments have made movies their business.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Historical Society introduces new 2014 board

    The new Board of The Historical Society of Trappe, Collegeville, Perkiomen Valley recently assembled at the Dewees Headquarters site in Trappe with renewed purpose and a variety of new ideas to achieve the mission of the organization in this, the 50th anniversary of its establishment.

    Courtesy of The Historical Society |