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Collegeville woman, 20, dies during Colorado hiking trip

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

Arts center re-opens as Community Arts Phoenixville

When Phoenix Village Art Center closed in March, the future of the space at 207 Bridge St., Phoenixville, was uncertain. ...

By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|


  • News

    Eclipse’s rules of the road: Be careful

    Harry J. Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy at Widener University, has flown out near Omaha, Neb., to get ready to see Monday’s total solar eclipse — unlike his colleague, Kevin Marshall, who will be driving out.

    By Kathleen E. Carey @dtbusiness on Twitter|

  • Business

    New barber program being offered at Antonelli Medical & Professional Institute in Pottstown

    POTTSTOWN>> Those looking for a way to enter the ever-growing world of barbering need look no further than a new program at Antonelli Medical & Professional Institute, located at 1700 Industrial Highway in Pottstown.

    By Michael Sneff|

  • News

    Missing Berks County teen found safe in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The search for a missing Berks County teen is over, as the girl was found safe in Phoenixville, police announced.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    Phoenixville equality rally draws hundreds to Reeves Park

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Between 300 and 400 people — some from as far away as Baltimore — gathered in Reeves Park Friday night to take a stand against hate.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    NOW STREAMING: ‘Marvel’s The Defenders’ combines Netflix’s heroes into a punchy new series

    Don’t overthink this. “Marvel’s The Defenders” brings the paths of four New York City-based comic-book superheroes together so they can fight a common enemy. The eight-part Netflix series wastes no time getting into the action, but is somewhat slow picking up steam.

    By Rob Lowman Southern California News Group|

  • Entertainment

    NEW TO STREAMING AND VOD: ‘The Wall’ is a white-knuckle war movie

    In “The Wall,” director Doug Liman and scripter Dwain Worrell brilliantly reduce the Iraq War to a few skirmishes between a pair of American soldiers (Aaron Taylor- Johnson, John Cena) and an unseen sniper who has them pinned behind a crumbling wall.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

  • News

    No one hits Powerball; jackpot soars to $510 million

    Brace yourself for a serious dose of Powerball mania!

    Staff Report|

  • Missing persons

    Phoenixville police ask public for help in locating missing Berks girl

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Phoenixville Police say they are on the lookout for a 15-year-old from Berks County who was seen in the area.

    Digital First Media|

  • News

    Friends, family pray for justice as suspect in fatal Chesco road rage case waives hearing

    WEST GOSHEN >> In a brief proceeding Thursday that had been anticipated since his arrest last month on charges that he shot and killed a beloved recent Rustin High School graduate in an apparent “road rage” incident, suspect David Desper waived his preliminary hearing.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    WCU Planetarium hosting free public eclipse party

    West Chester >> On Monday, August 21, a swath of North America will experience a total eclipse of the sun, the first eclipse to cross the entire United States since 1918. Karen Schwarz, director of West Chester University’s Mather Planetarium, will host a free, public viewing party on the University’s Academic Quad from 1 to 4 p.m. Telescopes and eclipse glasses will be available for guests to safely watch the progress of the moon as it passes between Earth and the...

    Staff Report|

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