In Other News

Collegeville woman spurs effort to crowdsource help for those in need

By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

Cops: Thief steals soda, cheese from Phoenixville home

PHOENIXVILLE — Borough police are investigating a reported theft on the north side of town in which the suspect’s haul was six cans of Pepsi and a block of cheese. ...

By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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  • General news

    Mental patient briefly escapes Phoenixville Hospital during transport

    PHOENIXVILLE — While officials were trying to transport a mental health patient into an ambulance at Phoenixville Hospital, he escaped and ran up Route 29, disrupting Phoenixville High School’s girls’ soccer practice.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Spring City woman charged in knife assault of boyfriend

    SPRING CITY — An altercation between a man and his girlfriend allegedly left knife wounds on his hands around midnight Tuesday.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Charter renewal process begins for Phoenixville’s Renaissance Academy

    PHOENIXVILLE — Per state law, the Phoenixville Area School Board will review Renaissance Academy’s charter soon and decided whether to renew it for another five years.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Variety show in Phoenixville to help Filipino families still affected by 2013 typhoon

    PHOENIXVILLE — The Kapitbayan Filipino-American Association will host a concert focused on raising money for its cultural foundation as well as the rebuilding effort from last year’s devastating Typhoon Yolanda.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • General news

    Exelon to meet with NRC over security finding at Limerick nuke plant

    LIMERICK — Exelon Nuclear will meet with Nuclear Regulatory Commission personnel next month, presumably to contest the NRC’s identification of a potential security problem at the plant.

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

  • General news

    Collegeville woman spurs effort to crowdsource help for those in need

    Almost two weeks ago, a little girl with Alopecia posted on the “People Helping People” Facebook page that she was hoping to sell some handmade bracelets.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Gubernatorial elections

    Collegeville man launches write-in campaign for Pa. governor

    NORRISTOWN — A new contender has thrown his hat into the ring with Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf in the 2014 race for governor of Pennsylvania. Dave Naples, a Montgomery County resident, has begun a write-in campaign that relies solely on social media and word of mouth and, in open contradiction to his competitors, no campaign contributions.

    By Brendan Wills bwills@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Onions and Cooking Oils

    ONIONS – Have a strong and pungent odor, which becomes sweet when cooked. Cooking the onion gives it a crisp texture.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Local sports notices for Aug. 31

    SOCCER The Valley Forge Christian College will have a free soccer clinic on Saturday, Aug. 30, from 9-10:30 a.m. at the VFCC Back Field, located at 1401 Charlestown, Rd., Phoenixville, Pa. 19460.

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  • Opinion

    What the CIA is trying to hide

    Beginning in the 1990s, and accelerating after Sept. 11, the CIA flew terrorism suspects to secret police custody in Syria, Jordan, Egypt,

    By Katherine Hawkins Courtesy of the American Forum |

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