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Firebird Fest returns to Phoenixville for its 11th burn

By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

Residents oppose Phoenixville council’s vote to kill rec board

PHOENIXVILLE >> Although the majority of council voted to move to the next step of eliminating the borough’s recreation board, one councilwoman and many residents remain staunchly opposed to the move. ...

By Frank Otto fotto@21st-centurymedia.com @fottojourno on Twitter |

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  • Features/People

    Phoenixville Kiwanis decorate Reeves Park for Christmas

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Twelve members of the Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville gathered in Reeves Park on Sunday, Nov. 23, to decorate both gazebos in the park for the holidays.

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  • General news

    Dinniman recognizes residents over 90 at Phoenixville Senior Center

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Senator Andy Dinniman recently visited the Phoenixville Senior Center to recognize residents who have reached 90 years or older with special Senate Certificates of Recognition.

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  • General news

    Royersford Dentist announces candy buyback winners, total collected

    ROYERSFORD >> After Halloween, The Royersford Dentist, Dr. Eric Paster, D.M.D., P.C., paid area children $1 for every pound of candy they donated between Nov. 1 and 14. All candy donations went directly to Liberty USO, serving active duty troops.

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  • Features/People

    Ursinus professor named Pa. Professor of the Year

    COLLEGEVILLE >> Richard L. Wallace, an Ursinus College Environmental Studies professor whose blend of academic and applied learning teaches students to be lifelong problem solvers, has been named the Pennsylvania Professor of the Year.

    Courtesy of Ursinus College |

  • General news

    Firebird Fest returns to Phoenixville for its 11th burn

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Excitement is building as Phoenixville prepares to host its 11th annual Firebird Festival on Saturday, Dec. 6. A crowd of thousands is expected to attend this year’s event, which will be held in Friendship Field on Phoenixville’s north side.

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Celebrating Jewish Values & Dedication

    Chanukah is just a few weeks off. This is the time that the Jewish community celebrates the Victory of Values and Dedication.

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

  • General news

    Prosecutors to seek life imprisonment against convicted Skippack teen killer Tristan Stahley

    NORRISTOWN >> Citing “the threat to the safety of the public” by a Skippack teenager convicted of fatally stabbing his girlfriend, prosecutors will seek to keep the teenager behind bars for the rest of his life.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Boxing

    Berman scores first-round KO in pro boxing debut

    KING OF PRUSSIA >> Opening-night jitters were definitely apparent for Collegeville boxer Sammy Berman Saturday night at the Valley Forge Casino Resort.

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  • General news

    Get Well Gabby Foundation to hold Breakfast with Santa

    Previously named Old Fashioned Christmas, now Breakfast with Santa, A Very Gabby Christmas will be held on Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Conference Center at Valley Forge.

    Courtesy of the Get Well Gabby Foundation |

  • General news

    Horse Power for Life’s Jingle Fest returns, moves into Expo Center

    OAKS >> The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center will host an exciting free event this year on Dec. 6. The Jingle Fest Dog-Friendly Holiday Craft Bazaar and Family Festival, hosted by Horse Power for Life, has something for everyone, and is raising money for an important cause.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For Digital First Media |

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