In Other News

Kimberton Fair returns with fun and a focus on agriculture

By Matthew D’Ippolito |

Limerick Fire Company’s kids camp successful

LIMERICK — After walking away from a controlled fire he just put out with a fire extinguisher, Brody, looking at his hands through wire-rimmed glasses, explained how he did it. ...

By Frank Otto |


  • General news

    This is the time for buying a fishing boat

    It may seem counter intuitive as we head into August and our summer vacation/fishing seasons wind down, but now is a great time to start shopping for that fishing boat you’ve always dreamed about.

    By Tom Tatum For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Local sports notices for Aug. 3

    FOOTBALL The Henry J. Bernat Stadium Fund has been established.


  • General news

    Spring City starts fast in West Lawn junior legion tourney

    Spring City 6, Wissahickon 2: Ethan Hellberg drove in three runs with two singles to spark Spring City to a victory over Wissahickson in the Junior Legion Eastern Regional tournament at Ted Palka Park in West Lawn on July 27.

    Barry Sankey

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Ketchup - a classic American condiment

    KETCHUP – Is also spelled catsup or catchup, depending on the manufacturer of your preferred brand.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Montco Quarter Midget racing results

    The Montgomery County Quarter Midget Racing Club (MCQMRC) held regular races recently at Phoenix Raceway in Phoenixville. Wednesday, July 24 Red R|

  • General news

    Pa. transfers 16 acres from Pennhurst to East Vincent for park

    EAST VINCENT– The state has completed the transfer of 16 acres to the township for a park.

    By 21st Century Media staff |

  • Opinion

    Budget shields taxpayers, but challenges remain

    A contentious budget season has officially ended after Governor Corbett signed a $29 billion appropriations bill into law. But is it fiscally responsible? And what’s holding up reforms on the major issues, like pension reform, facing taxpayers across the state?

    By Bob Dick Courtesy of the Commonwealth Foundation |

  • General news

    ‘Good Old’ event to bring old-fashioned fun to Pennypacker Mills

    The lazy days of summer in the early 1900s often meant sipping lemonade on the wide porch where one could feel a cool breeze, playing lawn games of croquet, boating on the Perkiomen Creek and enjoying a walk through the Victorian garden.

    Courtesy of Pennypacker Mills |

  • General news

    Lionville ends Spring City legion season

    In the opener against Chestnut Hill, Spring City’s Mark Breitenbach and Shane Emrich combined on a one-hit shutout with 13 strikeouts as the Red Sox won, 10-0.

    Barry Sankey

  • General news

    Phoenixville Junior Tennis tops Kennett

    PHOENIXVILLE - Phoenixville Recreation dropped a narrow 5-4 decision to host Downingtown in the Southern Chester County Junior Tennis League on July 21.

    Barry Sankey

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