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Accused Skippack killer hints at diminished capacity defense

By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

$508 million worth of approved transportation projects in area

The list of projects approved by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission recently is long, represents hundreds of millions of dollars and is stretched over more than the next 10 years. ...

By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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  • General news

    Schuylkill River Trail extensions will connect Pottstown, Phoenixville

    POTTSTOWN — It’s a simple truth, one that Kurt Zwikl repeats often: the longer a trail, the more people it attracts.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    $508 million worth of approved transportation projects in area

    The list of projects approved by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission recently is long, represents hundreds of millions of dollars and is stretched over more than the next 10 years.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Historical Society to present the History of Knitting

    TRAPPE — Visitors will have the chance to spend a Sunday afternoon learning about the history of knitting at the Dewees Museum on Aug. 10.

    Courtesy of the Historical Society of Trappe, Collegeville,Perkiomen Valley, Inc. |

  • General news

    Triskeles’ Food for Thought program holds visitors day

    Every year during the Food For Thought program, the staff and participants at Triskeles thank their generous sponsors and others by hosting them for a Visitor’s Day.

    Courtesy of Triskeles |

  • General news

    Kiwanis Club announces duck race results

    The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville is pleased to announce the results of the Duck Race which was held recently in conjunction with the Blob Fest.

    Courtesy of the Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville |

  • Features/People

    Local girls selected as state finalists in NAM competition

    Two local girls have been selected as state finalists in the National American Miss competition and will represent their communities in Harrisburg next weekend.

    By Phoenix staff |

  • Features/People

    Audubon nursery school adopts giraffes at Elmwood Park Zoo

    St. Andrew’s Nursery School of Audubon recently celebrated their adoption of two giraffes at the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown. Parents, students and alumni attended the event on July 12 to help welcome the giraffes, named Louis and Tamu, to the zoo for the summer.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • Letters

    Investing in Pre-K will help reduce crime

    To the editor: The passage of the 2014-15 state budget included an important funding increase for future crime prevention – a $10 million increase for PA Pre-K Counts.

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  • Crime

    Burglars caught making brownies in Perkiomen Twp. home

    PERKIOMEN TWP. — Two 17-year-old male juveniles were apprehended within a residence they had broken into after they stopped to bake brownies, police said.

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  • Crime

    Phoenixville man kicks woman out of truck

    PHOENIXVILLE — A Phoenixville man who allegedly kicked a woman out of his pickup truck outside the Pickering Creek Inn on July 18 faces DUI and assault charges.

    By Stephen Harris sharris@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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