In Other News

Local entrepreneur appears on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’

By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

NRC to hike oversight at Limerick nuke plant due to security issue

LIMERICK >> Three days after granting the Limerick nuclear plant another 20 years of operation, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced it will institute increased oversight of the plant because of an unidentified security problem at the pla...

By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-Century @PottstownNews on Twitter |


  • Opinion

    Fact checking Corbett’s latest campaign ad

    Seeing yet another negative ad from the campaign of Tom Corbett, I decided to fact check this one, because it told me it was “critical to pay attention.” I paid attention, took notes and critically checked the claims and who made them.

    By Lisa Longo Guest Columnist |

  • Kampf’s campaign doesn’t match record on transportation funding

    I’m going to take a risky political stand here that may alienate and offend a great many readers: I am against potholes.


  • Columns

    Think About It: On Being Thankful

    “Gratitude can turn common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Yams - The sweet potato’s non-related doppelganger

    Well here we are at the end of ABC to XYZ in Foods. The good news is in January 2015 we are going to start all over at the beginning of the alphabet with new foods and information!

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

  • General news

    Phoenixville School Board chooses environmental consultant for Meadow Brook site

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The Phoenixville Area School Board decided to approve a local firm to be its environmental consultant for potential issues on the Meadow Brook Golf Club property.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-Century @fottojourno on Twitter |

  • General news

    Fire companies respond to GlaxoSmithKline in Upper Providence

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> Multiple fire companies responded to a fire call at the GlaxoSmithKline campus on Tuesday afternoon.

    By Frank Otto @fottojourno on Twitter |

  • Education

    Education funding group hears local testimony

    PERKIOMEN >> Members of the Basic Education Funding Commission met with local school superintendents Thursday at Perkiomen Valley High School to hear their issues regarding the school education formula.

    By Frank Otto @FottoJourno on Twitter |

  • Government and politics

    Rep. Gerlach to close Trappe office

    TRAPPE >> Since he is not running for re-election, Congressman Jim Gerlach has decided to close his district office in Trappe as of Oct. 31.

    By Frank Otto @fottojourno on Twitter |

  • General news

    Phoenixville crash

    Phoenixville >> Phoenixville police responded to a three car crash at Bridge and Main streets about 2 p.m. Sunday.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • General news

    Limerick nuke plant’s license renewed for 20 years

    LIMERICK >> With little fanfare and even less comment, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Monday announced the renewal of the operating license at the Limerick Generating Station for another 20 years.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter |

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