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Phoenixville resident opens Edward Jones financial office in King of Prussia

By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-centurymedia.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

Phoenixville assistant superintendent signs 3 year, $155,000 contract

PHOENIXVILLE >> The Phoenixville Area School District announced its new assistant superintendent during last Thursday’s school board meeting. LeRoy Whitehead, a principal in the West Chester Area School District, has been tapped for the p...

By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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  • News

    Limerick board approves surplus budget

    LIMERICK >> Limerick Township is in the black for the foreseeable future, but don’t expect it to stay that way for too long.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Food

    Sample different oils, from walnut to butternut squash

    Amy Cullen stood smiling behind a display table set with samples and trays of tasting cups.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • News

    BHHS Fox & Roach, REALTORS® honors Collegeville Sales Associates

    Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) Fox & Roach, REALTORS® recently honored Sales Associates from the Collegeville Office with a Leading Edge Society Award for their excellent sales performance for 2015, placing them in the top seven percent of agents in the national BHHS network. Sales Associates honored include Leslie Myer, Ed and Laurie Curran, Mike and Diane Holoka, Diane Murray and Elizabeth Skokowski-Malizzi.

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  • News

    Pennsylvania American Water kicks off pipeline upgrade for Royersford system

    Pennsylvania American Water announced on May 16 the start of construction in Royersford Borough to install new water main to improve service reliability, prevent water outages and enhance fire protection. The project will replace aging pipe dating back to the 1950s, with an estimated cost of $250,000.

    Pennsylvania American Water |

  • News

    Area middle school students receive athletic awards

    Nearly 75 percent of all Middle School students participate in one or more sports at Devon Prep. The Athletic Department recently honored those students at the annual Middle School Sports Banquet held in the school’s athletic facility. Soccer, basketball, baseball and track coaches were on hand to introduce the members of their teams, give an overview of the season and present MVP, Spirit and Sportsmanship Awards.

    Devon Preparatory School |

  • News

    Five Devon Prep students named National Merit Scholarship Program Finalists; two students awarded scholarships

    Five Devon Prep Seniors, 10 percent of the class, were recognized as Finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Program and two were awarded scholarships. Grant McKnight of Wayne, Holden Barnes of West Chester, Shyamal Patel of Norristown, Alexandru Damian of Norristown and Brian Damerau of West Chester were named National Merit Finalists. Grant McKnight and Brian Damerau are National Merit Scholarship Winners.

    Devon Preparatory School |

  • Columns

    Think About It - Thoughts on retirement: Part I

    Perhaps you have heard the news that I am retiring as President of the University of Valley Forge on June 30, 2016. For some time Evie and I have been pondering the possibilities of retirement, knowing that sooner rather than later this time would come. I have often said that the calendar always wins and, after all, I did turn 70 last October.

    Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar May 22

    Event Submissions: Send to ldillon@berksmontnews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject.

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  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Charlie (dog) Charlie is a four year old Jack Russell terrier who has not had an easy life. He was hit by a car at 18 months and lost the sight in his right eye and now needs a new home because his owner passed away. Charlie is used to being an only dog but is having fun playing with a dog his own size in his foster home. He is a sweet boy who deserves a loving family. Charlie needs to live in a cat free home. For more information on Charlie and all the other dogs and cats...

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  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Halifax & Chester, Nova Scotia - Canada

    Halifax, Nova Scotia is the capital Nova Scotia, which is the second smallest province in Canada. Halifax is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean - it is considered a global city and has a major impact on Canada’s east coast. It was named after the Second Earl of Halifax in 1749. Nova Scotia translated from the Latin – New Scotland.

    By Bette Banjack THE TABLE |

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