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Chester County school districts considering later start times

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

Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: The art of storing china

If you have your heirloom china, crystal, porcelain and knickknacks in a lighted china closet or display case with lamps inside, don’t position your collectibles too close to the lamps. Once, during an in-home appraisal service call, I had to b...

By Dr. Lori Verderame Columnist |

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  • News

    Legion: Osisek-Byrne makes Phoenixville walkoff winners over Exeter

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Matt Osisek-Byrne has been one of Phoenixville’s premier baseball players throughout the spring and on into the summer months. He has produced as a pitcher, hitter and fielder for the Phantoms.

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  • News

    Area artists paint donkeys to be displayed in Philadelphia for Democratic National Convention

    PHILADELPHIA >> A colorful herd of 57 painted donkeys in a Philadelphia warehouse awaits its debut. The fiberglass donkeys, each painted by an artist, will be scattered around the city in time form the Democratic National Convention in July.

    By Linda Stein lstein@21st-centurymedia.com @lsteinreporter on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville Public Library hosts Science in the Summer program June 27-30

    The Phoenixville Public Library will host its annual Science in the Summer program from June 27 through June 30, with the 2016 topic being Genetics.

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  • News

    Youth & Philanthropy Program students award funds to local charities and organizations

    The end of the school year means that Phoenixville area communities will now be fluttering with children excited to enjoy their summer vacations, but not before several students from area school districts first helped to award a total of $35,000 to many local organizations and also give of their time, by participating in the 2015-2016 Youth and Philanthropy program, funded by the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation.

    Phoenixville Community Health Foundation |

  • Diet and exercise

    Take exercise classes outdoors for health benefits

    It’s not uncommon to run, bike or walk outside in the summer. But the sunny season and long days are also a great opportunity to bring traditionally indoor fitness classes out into the open. Exercise classes like Zumba, yoga and circuit training can easily be moved from the sometimes claustrophobic four walls of a building to the outside natural environment.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar June 26

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

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  • Columns

    Think About It: How to play workplace poker

    “In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, they are not.” - Unknown (though some say Manfred Eigen or Albert Einstein)

    Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Santa Catalina Island - Like a jewel rising out of the ocean

    Like a jewel rising out of the ocean is Santa Catalina Island. This 74.98 square mile rocky island is one of California’s Channel Islands, located 22 miles off the mainland. This island stands alone, never ever connected by land to California, but it is considered to be a part of Los Angeles County.

    By Bette Banjack THE TABLE |

  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Bridget (dog) Bridget is a young Basenji/Chihuahua mix, weighing about 10 pounds. She was found as a stray and is now ready to find her forever home. Bridget is an active and smart girl who would love to cuddle up with you after a nice walk in the park. She would bring a lot of fun to any household and would make a great companion. Visit our website at www.spayandsave.org to fill out an online application and see all the other dogs and cats available for adoption.

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  • News

    LCH to open dental center in southern Chester County

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) granted Kennett Square’s La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) a $350,000 award to open a new dental center to serve southern Chester County.

    La Comunidad Hispana |

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